Idol Headlines for 4/22/13

The Battle Rounds continue on The Voice, tonight 8/7c on NBC.  Dancing With the Stars airs on ABC at 8/7c. RuPaul’s Drag Race airs on LOGO at 9/8c.

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles Presents the 2nd Annual Voice Awards – LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (, whose mission is to change hearts and minds through the power of music, is pleased to present the second annual Voice Awards presented by First Investors. This year the organization will honor American Idol, AT&T, activists Fred Arens and Jason Duguay, and writer/director Liesel Reinhart. The Voice Awards will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at the Globe Theatre in Universal City and will be hosted by Wilson Cruz with performances by Alex Newell (Glee) and De’Borah (The Voice). American Idol will receive the Visionary Voice Award for its talented group of contestants and alumni continuously voicing their support for equality. AT&T, GMCLA’s first sponsor, will be awarded the Corporate Voice Award. – Read more at The Wall Street Journal

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Catching up with Colton Dixon – Colton Dixon is definitely pulling his weight on tour with Third Day this spring. The Season 11 American Idol finalist is turning out to be one of contemporary Christian music’s breakout success stories this year, and the tour headliners are taking notice. Third Day lead singer “Mac Powell’s joke every night is that my fans scream an octave higher than their fans,” says Dixon, who played Friday at David Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville. “It’s normally the mamas bringing their pre-teen girls to the shows, so the little girls are screaming for me and their mamas are screaming for Third Day.” – Read more at USA Today

Adam Lambert Joins Forces With AT+T and the Trevor Project – – Out and proud singer Adam Lambert has joined forces with AT&T and the Trevor Project for “Live Proud,” a campaign designed to further and fully support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people — the LGBTQ community. The overall “Live Proud” effort invites the LGBTQ community to be empowered and proud, just like Glambert. The singer is offering a small group of contest winners the chance to enjoy an intimate gig in Los Angeles, at a small venue. Fans are asked to submit an image or story that represents an AT&T “Live Proud” moment, and that’s how they can enter for a chance to win the aforementioned AT&T VIP experience with Adam Lambert. – Read more at Pop Crush

Carrie Underwood Dishes on Disagreements With Husband Mike Fisher – Like any married couple, Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher don’t always see eye to eye. But they’re not the type to have knock-down, drag-out fights that wake up the neighborhood. “I’ve never thrown anything,” Underwood said laughing during a recent interview with Taste of Country Nights host Jeremy Robinson. “We’re not big fighters,” she adds. Underwood says she doesn’t hide her anger, however, even in front of friends. She’ll let her hockey hubby know — in fact, sometimes she has to. – Read more at Taste of Country

Nikki Reed & Paul McDonald: Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race Couple! – Nikki Reed poses at the 37th Annual Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race held at the Long Beach Grand Prix on Saturday afternoon (April 20) in Long Beach, Calif. The 27-year-old actress was joined by her hubby Paul McDonald to cheer on her Twilight co-star Jackson Rathbone who was racing to raise money for children’s hospitals throughout the United States. – See the photos at Just Jared

Dancing’s Aly Raisman: “I Want to Do This for Boston” – Last Monday’s Dancing with the Stars was a tough one for Aly Raisman, not just because she flubbed a move in her samba, but because the Needham, Mass., native performed hours after the Boston Marathon bombings. (Her family and friends are OK.) “It was really difficult,” she tells “I just want to say that I love everyone back home from Boston. You’re all in our thoughts and prayers. Mark [Ballas] and I tweeted a picture of us making a heart. We’re all thinking about you. I’m so sorry that this happened. My heart goes out to everyone who’s affected. Hopefully I can do well for them. I want to do this for Boston.” – Read more at TV Guide

Adele, Simon Cowell, Warner Music Owner Len Blavatnik Rise on U.K. Rich List – LONDON – Adele, Simon Cowell, Paul McCartney and Daniel Radcliffe are among the British entertainment industry figures who saw their fortunes rise last year, according to the annual Sunday Times Rich List. Published on Sunday by the newspaper owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., the list of Britain’s 1,000 richest people also includes such new entrants as Coldplay star Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow and two other Hollywood power couples – Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter, as well as Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Naya Rivera: Glee Cast Is Rooting for Cory Monteith – Naya Rivera has nothing but pride in her heart for her Glee costar Cory Monteith, who is currently in rehab for substance addiction. “He’s such an amazing person, and it takes a lot to be able to admit that you have a problem and then seek help,” Rivera, 26, told PEOPLE at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday. – Read more at People

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