The Voice winner, Cassadee Pope, kicks off her tour with Rascal Flatts and the Band Perry tonight at Jones Beach, New York.
5 Changes American Idol Needs to Make in Season 13 – It was just two weeks ago that Candice Glover was crowned the winner of American Idol’s Season 12, but even before the announcement was made, the Idol powers that be were already looking ahead to Season 13 to figure out what could be done to salvage the ailing series. – TV Guide
Former American Idol contestant Jessica Sanchez is offering her vocals for a good cause. – The 17-year-old says she would be happy to be an Idol judge, but she’s such a sweetheart, she’d have an issue being mean! “I don’t know if I could ever criticize,” she adds. “I have like a really soft heart, so it would be kind of hard. I’d be the annoying one that can’t say anything mean.” – Read more at RyanSeacrest.com
Angie Miller Thanks her #Dreamers on Ustream
“American Idol” contestant Allison Iraheta finds her voice
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Scotty McCreery tends his country roots – “There’s a lot more ways of getting into the music industry as an artist,” McCreery said, a self-proclaimed “all-American kid.” “ ‘Idol’ can become their first big thing to really establish some credibility.” – Read more at MyDesert.com
“American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery blows in – The 2011 “American Idol” winner will be at the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival on Friday, May 31, and at Spotlight 29 in Coachella on Saturday, June 1. “Small stage, big stage, 20,000, 2,000 — we just go out there and have a good time,” McCreery said earlier this week in a phone call during a “couple-day break” from his home in North Carolina. “We’re on campus physically, and then we’re on the road … It all works out. It’s tough as far being on the road and as having to type a paper when you have sound check or when you’re wanting to play X-Box on the bus or something. Time management is, I would say, the key to it all.” – Read more at PE.Com
Little Lauren Alaina Meets Blake Shelton at the Riverbend Festival
This photo was on the Riverbend Festival Facebook for Throwback Thursday. Cute! Lauren tweeted, “Do you remember this @blakeshelton? My first celebrity encounter! #throwbackThursday Thanks @US101”
Q&A: Judith Hill on Her Shocking Elimination From ‘The Voice’ – Were you shocked by your elimination?
I had such a blast during Monday night’s performance [of will.i.am’s “#thatpower”]. I felt like it was really the first time I could let my hair down. I was really happy I got to do that, so I went into Tuesday’s elimination more confident and feeling like, “OK, I gave a great performance last night.” So, yeah, it kind of took me by surprise. – Read more at Rolling Stone
Adam Levine Admits He’s “Impulsive” With His Words Before Voice Scandal – “I’m very much okay with who I am and comfortable in my skin enough to embrace that even though I don’t say everything the right way and you know, tend to be a bit impulsive with some of the words that I select,” he says in an interview for CBS Sunday Morning, set to air on Sunday, June 2. – Read more at US Magazine
Will Blaine Move to New York? Darren Criss Weighs In – As for what else is in store for Glee’s upcoming season, Criss tells us there hasn’t been any word yet as to if and when Blaine and the other seniors will graduate. “We ended it in the middle of the year,” he explains. “So I would presume when we pick up season four, the year will go on and we will graduate. But who knows? Maybe we’ll be stuck in senior year forever! They can do whatever they want.” – Read more at EOnline
‘Glee’ star’s season of renewal – “I don’t think it’s what it used to be the first couple of seasons, but internationally it’s still one of the biggest shows around,” Morrison told the Track. “I wasn’t surprised it was renewed, but I was surprised that they renewed the second year right away.” – Read more at The Boston Herald