Idol Headlines for 5/16/13

Tonight, it’s the American Idol finale! Who will take the crown? Candice Glover or Kree Harrison? Tune in to FOX at 8/7c pm to find out. And of course…follow our live blog.

Is ‘Idol’ still capable of launching a star? – Ideally, rushing the recording and release of the album will help the winning singer retain some of the momentum built by her near-constant TV presence since January. She’ll need all the help she can get, because Idol appears to no longer be the launching pad it once was. – Read more at USA Today

EXCLUSIVE: Emblem 3 Joining Selena Gomez’s Stars Dance Tour! – Selena Gomez will have company in tow when she hits the road for her Stars Dance Tour this summer. Boy band Emblem 3 will be joining the 20-year-old singer when her tour kicks off August 14 in Vancouver, B.C. – Read more at Ryan Seacrest Radio

Idol’s Amber Holcomb on Her Almost-Didn’t-Happen Streisand Cover, ‘Young Whitney’ Comparisons and ‘Boo-Boo Trash’ Lower Register

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‘American Idol’: Kree Harrison and Candice Glover Talk ‘Emotional’ Finale – It’s the night before the American Idol finale and the moment when millions will see you give your all in three high-stakes performances. Your career is on the line, your family, friends and town are counting on you… So how did Kree Harrison and Candice Glover prepare for their big day? – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Would Angie Miller Ever Collaborate With Look Alike Miley Cyrus? – The third place contestant revealed to On Air with Ryan Seacrest: “I would definitely do a duet with Miley Cyrus. It would be cool to meet her … and we’d have to take a picture together because supposedly we look alike.” – Listen to the interview at Ryan

Keith Urban Reveals His Surprising “Most Moving Moment” of ‘Idol’ Season 12 – As for whether Keith would like to return to a Randy-less “Idol” next season, if asked, he answered: “I would, yeah! I mean, I literally enjoyed coming to work every day. And that’s a rarity.” – Read more at

‘American Idol’ finals: Backstage scoop from Keith Urban, Kree Harrison, and Candice Glover – American Idol finalists Kree Harrison and Candice Glover wowed the audience at the Nokia Theater at L.A. Live Wednesday evening with three show-stopping ballads each. After the performances, Glover, Harrison and judge Keith Urban came backstage to talk about their night, that coin flip, and singing those soulful songs. “As different as they are, they have a lot of similarities. They have a lot of vulnerability and strength that are both apparent when they perform. They both come from very roots-y, earthy, real families and I think that’s what’s apparent in what they do. There’s no pageantry in either of them,” said first-time judge Urban. “They sing because they need to sing. Not because they want to be famous.” – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Justin Bieber ‘Would Be Awesome’ ‘American Idol’ Judge, Says Carly Rae Jepsen – “Justin would be awesome,” she told The Hollywood Reporter. “He’s got lots of great opinions when it comes to the music world and he’s very experienced especially for being so young.” – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Michael Sarver: Kree will win “American Idol” – “I’m not going to lie to you, I’ve been addicted to the show since it started,” he said in a telephone interview. But tonight will have a special significance for Sarver as Season 12 reaches its climax: the moment when this year’s American Idol is crowned. Sarver had a prediction about the outcome of that contest, between fellow Southeast Texan Kree Harrison and Candice Glover, of South Carolina. “I will be sitting there watching when Kree wins tomorrow night,” he said Wednesday. – Read more at Beaumont Enterprise

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