Idol Headlines for 5/2/13 – The Evening Edition

JENNIFER LOPEZ, CHRIS BROWN, NICKI MINAJ, LIL WAYNE, ED SHEERAN, DAVID GUETTA, AKON, NE-YO AND ICONA POP ADDED TO ROSTER OF PERFORMERS AT “THE 2013 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS,” – “The 2013 Billboard Music Awards” announce more star-studded acts to their already loaded performers list, including Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Ed Sheeran, David Guetta, Ne-Yo, Akon and Icona Pop. The broadcast, executive produced by Don Mischer, will air live from Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on SUNDAY, MAY 19 (8:00–11:00 pm, ET) on The ABC Television Network, sponsored by Chevrolet, Las Vegas, Samsung Galaxy S® 4 and Buffalo David Bitton. – Read more at Zap2it

‘American Idol’ Diva Do-Over: 8 Things You Didn’t See on TV – It was Groundhog’s Day in May at American Idol on Wednesday night, as the final four girls faced off for a second time in a battle of the ballads. You saw all the action (or lack of it) and you head the runs and big notes, but what didn’t you see? Read on for a view from inside… – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

How To Lose American Idol In Five Easy Steps: A Scientific Analysis! – In two weeks’ time, American Idol will crown a new winner and three of the final four ladies in the competition will be losers. At this point in the competition, all of the remaining contestants —Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, and Angie Miller— are capable of winning. They each have a beautiful, big voice. They each have cultivated a distinct “brand” with an eager fan base. And they each have multiple opportunities to mess up big time. It’s not about the talent anymore. It’s about the song choices. – read more at

Five Questions on American Idol: Is This the Worst Season Ever? – Whatever doesn’t deafen you makes you stronger: Grantland’s Jay Caspian Kang, Mark Lisanti, and Emily Yoshida have returned, bowed but not broken, to tackle another season of American Idol. Only four contestants remain. (Again.) But the end is in sight. – Read more at Grantland

‘American Idol’ interviews: Why were the Top 4 performances so emotional? – Amber was easily the most emotional of the four, crying openly during one of her judges’ critiques. “Yes, I cried like a baby!” Amber told us. “I think it was just the pressure, it all hit me. Because, I mean, I’m constantly in the bottom, and I feel like when I do a good job I’m still on the bottom. This week, it just hit me — the bad critiques and everything.” –

‘Glee’ Opens Hidden Portal To McKinley High? Darren Criss Investigates! – With only two episodes left before season four of “Glee” wraps up, Darren Criss admits that no one, especially not the cast, knew what would happen when the show changed up formats. With some of the crew left in Lima, including Criss’ Blaine, and other Gleeks scattered around the country, anything was possible for the latest incarnation of the series. Fans feared they wouldn’t see much of the McKinley High vets around the school’s hallowed halls — but, they were wrong. – See the Video at MTV

So You Think You Can Dance Exclusive: Mary, Cat and Nigel Reminisce on the Eve of Season 10 (!) – To celebrate its milestone season, judges Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe, host Cat Deeley and some of their choreographer cohorts sat down and recounted what SYTYCD has meant to the dance world and how it will look different in its upcoming season — and we’ve got your exclusive first look. Plus, there’s snippets of some of the show’s best routines from years past. – See the Video at TV Line

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