Idol Headlines for 5/7/13

Tonight, Team Blake and Team Shakira perform for YOUR votes as The Voice LIVE playoffs continue. 8/7c. Tune in to Dancing with the Stars at 9/8c pm on ABC to find out WHO is leaving the ballroom.

Watch out for an announcement from NBC this afternoon at 4 pm. It’s not official, but rumor has it Carrie Underwood will be taking Faith Hill’s place as official singer, performing the Sunday Night Football intro on NBC.

Clay Aiken and Tony Winner Beth Leavel Star in North Carolina Theatre’s Drowsy Chaperone, Beginning May 7 – “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken, who was seen on Broadway in Monty Python’s Spamalot, plays Man in Chair in North Carolina Theatre’s production of the award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone, which runs May 7-12 in the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (formerly Progress Energy Center). – Read more at Playbill

Beverly’s Angie Miller visits with Centerville students during her trip home – Beverly, Mass. — Angie Miller, former Centerville student and current finalist on the hit reality competition show “American Idol” returned home on Saturday and made her former elementary school her first stop. Miller’s first grade teacher Fran Ridge produced a class photo from the 2000-2001 school year at Centerville Elementary School, when Miller was her student. Miller was shown in the upper-left corner of the photograph, where a poster in the background reading “Success!” was hanging up directly next to her. For Ridge, who remembers her former student clearly, the irony was far less than a coincidence. Read more at Wicked Local

Nicki Minaj and Jennifer Lopez

Nicki this photo with former American Idol judge, Jennifer Lopez. Jlo is rumored to be performing on the Idol finale next week.

Kellie Pickler Discusses Len Goodman’s Dancing Criticism

‘DWTS’ judge draws Twitter outrage after giving Kellie Pickler low score in week 8 – Pickler and Hough, along with third dancer Tristan McManus, turned out a dramatic interpretation of the Paso Doble. Their powerful, near-flawless moves were punctuated by perfectly timed flashes of lightning and mirrors breaking. The routine was impressive enough for judges Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli to award Pickler and her partners a perfect score of 10, but cranky judge Len Goodman thought that the dance was too gimmicky for his taste. “I was expecting more than flashing lights and crashing music,” Goodman scowled. “It was a hodgepodge of moves just out there to titillate the taste buds.” But instead of deducting a mere point or two from his score, the persnickety judge awarded the trio a spiteful 7. Read more at FOX News

SMASHed: The Drunken SMASH Recap #13

Nashville Shocker: [Spoiler Alert] Is Getting Killed Off – File this one under: Headlines we never thought we’d write! Sources tell E! News that ABC’s delicious (but normally not deadly) drama series Nashville (starring Connie Britton and Hayden Panetierre) will be doing a bit of housecleaning among the cast before the first season closes out—with a shocking storyline viewers wouldn’t expect. According to insiders, there will be two character deaths in Nashville’s gripping final episode, slated for May 22. (Nashville airs Wednesday nights.) And the DOA actors won’t be coming back on the show…assuming it returns in the fall. – Read more at EOnline

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