Idol Headlines for 5/6/13

Tonight, the LIVE The Voice Rounds begin! The Top 16 take the stage for YOUR votes NBC 8/7c. Dancing with the Stars continues on ABC at 8/7c. ABC. And the finale of RuPaul’s Drag race airs on LOGO at 9/8c pm.

J.Lo interview interrupted by ‘gunshots’ – Jennifer Lopez’s interview with Rob Marciano of “Entertainment Tonight” was interrupted by the sound of gunfire Sunday night. He tweeted, “BREAKING: Gunshots fired in Fort Lauderdale Beach DURING my JLo interview. No kidding. Security scrambled her away,” and, “Can hear & see ambulances converging ~400 yards down the street.” According to the Miami Herald, Lopez and her boyfriend Casper Smart made their way into a vehicle when the shots were heard. Police later said they found no evidence of a shooting took place or any victims. – Read more at the New York Post

American Idol’s Top 3 Visit Home Before Finale – Familiar roads, fried chicken and plenty of tears – that’s what awaited American Idol’s final three contestants when they ventured back to their hometowns as newly-minted stars. On Saturday, Angie Miller, Kree Harrison and Candice Glover returned to Massachusetts, Texas and South Carolina, respectively. Here’s what they had to tell PEOPLE about their emotional visits: – Read more at People

Parting Shots: Crystal Bowersox – Over the course of American Idol’s 12 seasons, there have been a few contestants cut from a slightly different cloth—a cloth woven from classic rock, jamband and soul. Three, in particular, have made it to the final two: Bo Bice (runner-up 2005) Taylor Hicks (winner 2006) and, most recently, Crystal Bowersox (runner-up 2010). From the get-go, with her long, blonde dreadlocks, guitar-playing ability and affable smile, Bowersox seemed like an archetypal hippie chick we had danced next to at a show. As it turns out, we just might have. – Read more at Relix

Nikki Reed & Paul McDonald: Rolling Stones Concert Couple! – Nikki Reed keeps it stylish as she arrives at the Staples Center to see The Rolling Stones in concert on Friday night (May 3) in Los Angeles. The 27-year-old actress was joined by her hubby Paul McDonald. – Read more at Just Jared

Nashville Exclusive: Connie Britton Kisses and Tells on ‘Micromanaged’ Rayna-Deacon Sex Scene, Breaks ‘News’ About FNL Film

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SIMON COWELL LEFT SWEATING AS BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT RISKS LOSING RATINGS BATTLE WITH THE VOICE – SIMON COWELL has been left sweating this bank holiday and it’s got nothing to do with the balmy weather. The Britain’s Got Talent boss is facing the prospect of losing his ratings battle with the BBC’s singing competition The Voice. The gap between the two shows is falling. On Saturday 53-year-old Cowell’s show – which featured Labrinth’s brother McNasty and Dutch dancers Martin and Marielle – was just 800,000 viewers ahead of The Voice. – Read more at Daily Star

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