Idol Headlines for 5/18/14

The Billboard Music Awards air tonight, and we’ll be liveblogging! First, at 6 pm ET: Watch a red-carpet live stream with hosts Lance Bass and Jordin Sparks right HERE. The awards begin live at 8/7c PM on ABC. Shakira, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, and more are set to perform. Phillips Phillips has been tapped to present.

Also tonight: The Season Finale of Amazing Race! 8/7c PM. Read Steven’s recap later!

Jordin Sparks displays her legs in tiny shorts while Shakira dons ripped jeans as they gear up for the Billboard Music Awards – They’re just a day away from appearing on the Billboard Music Awards. And Jordin Sparks and Shakira are already ramping up for the big night. The former American Idol winner showed off her long legs in denim shorts while The Voice coach kept it casual in torn jeans at a pre-show gifting suite in Las Vegas on Saturday. – Read more at Daily Mail

Ratings dips for ‘American Idol’ and ‘The Voice’ indicate the end of singing shows’ glory days – With “X Factor” canceled earlier this season while “American Idol” and even “The Voice” ride downward ratings slopes, it’s safe to say the golden age of television singing competition shows has passed its peak. And that means we’ve all lost something — a little of the pop culture glue that in its own strange way binds us together. Still, that doesn’t mean it’s time for “American Idol” to hold a nostalgia night and have all the contestants sing “Dead and Gone.” – Read more at NY Daily News

Hearing from Christina Grimmie of “The Voice” – Christina Grimmie, 20, of Marlton, will take the stage Monday as one of three finalists on NBC’s “The Voice.” Between rehearsals and interviews Friday, she responded to questions via e-mail about life in Los Angeles and her South Jersey roots. – Read more at

The Bachelorette’s Andi: No Hot Tubs! My Season Is More Romantic Than Sexy and Scandalous – If there’s one thing that became increasingly clear during Andi Dorfman’s time on The Bachelor, it’s that she’s not afraid to speak her mind — and she certainly won’t settle for being told, “It’s OK.” But according to the 26-year-old, there’s a whole other side that she can’t wait for the world to see. “Obviously America saw a lot of the tough girl and that’s what came out at the very end,” Andi tells “But I am a very soft person inside, I’m vulnerable and I’m somebody who is looking for love. I’m not just the tough chick from Atlanta who’s an attorney. I’m a girl who wants to be courted and have the love of her life.” – Read more at TV Guide

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