Idol Headlines for 5/7/14

The American Idol Top 4 sing love songs tonight! FOX 8/7c pm. Kellie Pickler and Michelle Obama guest star on Nashville 10/9c ABC. Survivor continues on CBS 8/7c PM

Durham, UNH prep for Alex Preston ‘American Idol’ homecoming – If he’s not cut as an “American Idol” finalist this week, Alex Preston will be honored with a parade through Durham on Saturday, then give a public concert, all with the Fox-TV show’s cameras recording the event, said Durham Town Administrator Todd Selig. Known as a Home Town Hero visit, the event is being coordinated by officials from the town and the University of New Hampshire, where Preston was a student before launching his singer-songwriter career. Selig said he was contacted by a producer for the television talent contest on Monday and that plans have been in the works, and in flux, since. – Read more at Seacoast Online

Bradenton mayor gives American Idol’s Sam Woolf key to the city – BRADENTON — He may not be an American Idol, but he’s certainly a Bradenton star. Sam Woolf, fresh off his fifth-place finish on “American Idol,” was honored Monday at a breakfast by about 100 people at Pirate City. Bradenton Mayor Wayne Poston gave the 18-year-old singer a key to the city, and Del Couch announced that the Del Couch Music Education Foundation had established a Sam Woolf Music Scholarship Fund.


American Idol Exclusive with Sam Woolf


‘American Idol’ Castoff Social Chat: Sam Woolf – “Well, the prom is coming up in a week or two. I am a senior, but I won’t go since I’ll be back in L.A. We have to be back on the 11th [to start preparing for the tour],” Woolf said. But before we could get a word in edgewise about mirrorballs and stretch limos, he interjected that he wasn’t too bummed to miss out. “No [I am not sad]. A little bit, maybe. But I’d rather be in California.” – Read more at

‘Nashville’ creator Callie Khouri teases Michelle Obama and Kellie Pickler’s guest appearances – So what can you tell me about this week’s episode, including a few very big guest stars? This week’s episode is very emotional. We’ll start to really understand what Rayna and Luke’s feelings are for each other, there’s a big Maddie story line, and then we have this big fundraiser that takes place at an army base. The episode is very family-focused. Plus, we have Kellie Pickler doing a song, which we are very excited about, and the First Lady makes an appearance. – Read more at Zap2it

Carrie Underwood’s Hall of Fame Dreams

Country stars Vince Gill and Keith Urban host their annual benefit show to raise funds for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and performer Carrie Underwood talks about her chances of being inducted someday.

ACM SALUTE THE TROOPS – Carrie Underwood Intv

‘The Voice’ Coaches On Their Winning Chemistry

Access Hollywood

AWWWW Look what Simon Cowell Tweeted

Baby Eric!


Simon Cowell’s Syco Developing Movies for Kids (Exclusive) – Simon Cowell is entering the kids movie biz. His Syco Entertainment has partnered with Australian animation and special effects house Animal Logic Entertainment (The Lego Movie, The Great Gatsby) to develop music-based animated and hybrid films. Sony Pictures already has boarded their first project, still untitled, due in 2016, and the joint venture is developing three more. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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