Idol Headlines for 4/9/13

Tune in tonight at 8 pm on NBC for the LAST of The Voice blind auditions. At 9 pm, Franky brings you the Dancing With The Stars results!

Scotty McCreery Steps Up for Fight Against Hunger – Scotty McCreery is teaming up with and Walmart in a project that’s fun and, even better, helps a great cause. Scotty is encouraging teens to join him in the “Peanut Butter & Jam Slam” in an effort to collect one of the top-requested items at food banks across the country: peanut butter. The campaign’s goal is to collect as many jars of peanut butter and jelly as possible by the campaign deadline of May 14. Scotty is appearing in a special public service announcement, which you can see below, to encourage teens to get started on their peanut butter and jam drives. – Read more at Country Weekly

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Chris Daughtry, Randy Jackson, “SNL,” Kick Off Day One of 2013 NAB Show – LAS VEGAS – The NAB Show, the world’s largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage, and distribute entertainment across all platforms, today kicked off with a State of the Broadcast Industry Address from Gordon Smith, president and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), a performance by “American Idol” superstar Chris Daughtry, and numerous sessions showcasing a slate of innovative and entertaining speakers, all driving this year’s theme of “metamorphosis” More than 90,000 audio, video, and film content professionals from 150 countries are expected to attend the event, which runs through Thursday, April 11 in Las Vegas. – Read more at Webwire

WATCH: Pia Toscano Is Crushing On This Hollywood Hunk – Pia Toscano sang her way into our hearts and living rooms on American Idol. And since then, she’s been hard at work acting, singing and falling for two celebrity hotties, of course. And they’re nothing like each other… which is just fine for the single 24-year-old, who doesn’t have a boyfriend checklist. “I don’t have a type of guy,” Toscano told Celebuzz at Lucky Magazine’s Fashion and Beauty Blog Conference cocktail party at L.A.’s SLS Hotel April 3. “I like a gentleman.” – Read more at Celebuzz

Survivor 27: returnees versus their families – A season with returning Survivor cast members playing with—and against—their family members appears to be a strong possibility for season 27, which will film this summer and air next fall. Call it, say, Survivor: Favorites versus Families. While the show went through its normal casting process this winter, past contestants have been approached about returning for a season that would also involve having family members play, too. – Read more at RealityBlurred

Dancing With The Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy to Serve as Grand Marshal for 2013 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race – LONG BEACH, Calif., April 8, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — “Dancing with the Stars” professional dancer and popular cast member Maksim Chmerkovskiy will bring his ballroom flair to the 37th Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race as grand marshal of the long-running, prestigious charitable event. Chmerkovskiy will be joined by singer and former “American Idol” contestant Paul McDonald, who will open the race by performing the national anthem. Chmerkovskiy, a Latin ballroom dance champion, choreographer and instructor, thrilled audiences as an outspoken and fiery competitor on “Dancing with the Stars.” McDonald was a popular finalist on Season 10 of “American Idol,” performing original music from his band, The Grand Magnolias. – Read more at Sacbee

Adam Levine to Be Honored at BMI Pop Awards – Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine will be presented with the President’s Award at this year’s Broadcast Music, Inc. Pop Awards, acknowledging his achievement in songwriting and his global impact on pop culture. “Adam has mastered the art of writing unforgettable pop and rock hits. Captivating music lovers with his undeniable and memorable lyrics and catchy melodies, Adam’s pop anthems and heartfelt ballads are defining an exciting brand of global stardom,” said BMI vice president and general manager, Barbara Cane. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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Alexandra Raisman: I’m Trying to Be Myself on Dancing with the Stars – “It’s hard when you’re on national television to show your real self, but I’m trying to just be myself,” a smiling Raisman told PEOPLE after wowing the crowd and the judges with a stellar contemporary routine with partner Mark Ballas on Monday’s performance show. – Read more at People

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