Idol Headlines for 5/26/13

The two hour Smash series finale airs tonight on NBC beginning at 9/8c pm. Bernadette Peters and Rosie O’Donnell guest star. Bye bye Smash…

Candice Glover, Jessica Sanchez and Chris Mann will perform at the PBS Memorial Day special, live tonight, beginning at 8 pm on most of your local stations. According to the PBS Facebook page, Candice will sing the National Anthem and Jessica, God Bless America. Candice tweeted a photo of herself with Chris Mann that said the two were rehearsing “America the Beautiful.”

Candice Glover tweets that she’ll be at Disney World in Orlando tomorrow. The rest of the Season 12 Top 5 are already there. This is the time of year the Idols tape their video packages for the American Idol Experience attraction. If history is an indication, Candice will perform at some point during the day.

Birmingham’s Taylor Hicks to perform at 2013 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. – BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Flags will wave. Bands will march. Floats will glide. Most of all, Americans who died in military service will be honored. On Monday, thousands will gather in Washington, D.C., for the 2013 National Memorial Day Parade. Hoover native Taylor Hicks will be among them, entertaining the crowd on Constitution Avenue. “I’m honored to be able to perform on such a patriotic and important day for our country,” Hicks, 36, said during a phone interview. – Read more at

Idol Photo Shoot

Curtis Finch tweeted this photo from a recent Idol photo shoot. Probably for the tour?

Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo Show Off Their Wedding Presents – Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo are tying the knot on June 1! The American Idol alumni, who got engaged on the show’s 2012 finale, are putting the finishing touches on their wedding preparations – from the clothes to the cake to the guest list – and they’re giving us a sneak peek of it all. Well, almost everything. Diana won’t reveal the wedding dress until she walks down the aisle. Not even a hint! From now until their wedding, we’ll have exclusive videos of Ace, 32, and Diana, 25, as they count down to their big day. And, of course, PEOPLE will have exclusive wedding photos – including the dress that she promises will be “beautiful” – in an upcoming issue, on newsstands after the wedding. – Read more at People


Clevver Music interviewed Danny on the American Idol finale red carpet.

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