Idol Headlines for 5/8/13

Tonight on American Idol, the FINAL TWO are revealed for next week’s finale! FOX 8/7c PM and Jessica Sanchez plays powerhouse diva, Frida Romero on the Glee finale. 9/8c. Plus, Clay Aiken guest stars on The Office. NBC 9/8c.

EMMY AWARD WINNER NEIL PATRICK HARRIS RETURNS TO HOST “THE 67TH ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS,” SUNDAY, JUNE 9 – Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris, star of the CBS comedy How I Met Your Mother, returns to host THE 67TH ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 9 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. This will be Harris’ fourth time hosting the Tonys. Previously, Harris served as the host of the 63rd, 65th and 66th Annual Tony Awards. As he did in 2012, Harris will also act as a producer, along with executive producers Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment. – Read more at Zap2it.com

‘The Voice’ Admits Voting ‘Inconsistencies’ This Week – The people have spoken – but not all of them were heard. NBC’s The Voice acknowledged Wednesday some fans who voted online and via text this week ran into trouble. The Voice host Carson Daly said during Wednesday’s broadcast that the show wanted to be “completely upfront” with its audience. “We noticed some inconsistencies with this week’s texting and online voting,” Daily said. Jason George, CEO of Voice vote-tallying company Telescope, addressed the problems and said they did not affect the outcome of the show’s final results. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

‘American Idol’: How the top 3 REALLY felt about tonight’s song picks. Plus, more backstage scoop – Seemingly one of the biggest issues the top three contestants faced tonight was unfamiliarity with the songs that were chosen for them. In fact, Angie Miller admitted having only a casual knowledge of one of her three songs. “I knew [Pink’s] ‘Try’ a little bit just from hearing it on the radio, but Elton John I had no idea and the Emeli Sande I didn’t hear before,” she says. But despite being “freaked out” when they weren’t able to choose their own songs, she admits, “I really liked my song choices which was really good because I thought I was going to hate them all.” – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

‘American Idol’s’ Kree Harrison: ‘I Hope I Can Stay Another Week’ – Kree Harrison’s hometown trip might be the saddest in American Idol history. Both of the 22-year-old’s parents died while she was still in her teens — her father in a place crash. Talk about overcoming tragedy. But as is Kree Harrison’s nature, she’s someone who perseveres, as she certainly did on top 3 night. She talked to reporters after the show… – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

‘American Idol’s’ Angie Miller: ‘I Feel Confident That I’ll Make It’ – Angie Miller’s hometown visit took on a special significance as the city of Boston continues to recover from the aftershocks of the April 15 bombings. But Miller returned to L.A. from Beverly, Mass. more resilient than ever — so she told reporters after the top 3 show. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

‘American Idol’s’ Candice Glover: ‘I Don’t Know What’s Going to Happen’ – Candice Glover’s hometown visit, like that of her fellow finalists Angie Miller and Kree Harrison, brought out both tears and inspiration. But in the end, she was stronger for it, as she explained to reporters after the show. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Kellie Pickler ‘Bouncing From Dance Studio to Recording Studio’ – Kellie Pickler is attracting attention right now for her moves on Dancing With the Stars, but the country singer tells Rolling Stone she is focused on making new music. “I’m bouncing from the dance studio to the recording studio, so hopefully my album will be ready to put out this fall,” she said when we caught up with her at the Race to Erase MS benefit in L.A. – Read more at Rolling Stone

Jessica Sanchez Talks New Album, Performs at The Grove!

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Jessica Sanchez Is ‘Not Just The Balladeer’ on Debut Album: Video Interview

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Meredith Baxter on her ‘Glee’ guest spot: Colfer and Criss ‘were absolutely darling’ – In Glee‘s fourth season finale, “All or Nothing,” the New Directions kids head to Regionals while Kurt and Blaine head to dinner with…Meredith Baxter and Patty Duke? As previously reported, Baxter, most famous for her role in the ’80s sitcom Family Ties, and Duke play a lesbian couple who crosses paths with the teenage twosome. “Jan, Patty Duke, meets Blaine in a jewelry store and says, ‘Why don’t you come have dinner with us?’” Baxter explains, which gives a chance for the younger couple to get a peek at what commitment looks likes years down the road. “We just talk. We represent a couple that’s been together for many decades.” – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Glee’s Jacob Artist on the Finale’s Alternate Ending and a Possible Justin Timberlake Tribute – It took 21 episodes, but Jacob Artist’s dreams finally came true on Glee’s penultimate episode last week when he got to dance alongside series vet, and dancer extraordinaire Harry Shum, Jr. “I said right when I got cast I would love to dance with Heather [Morris] or Harry, so when I read that in script, I was like, ‘Oh my gosh, this going to be awesome,” Artist tells TVGuide.com. ” It was a really cool collaborative process. He’s mind-blowingly phenomenal.” – Read more at SeattlePI

Carrie Ann Inaba’s ‘DWTS’ Blog: My Dress Was So Hot, It Made Me Wish I’d Lined Up a Date! – What an incredible night in the ballroom. The number Derek choreographed based on the late Fred Astaire’s incredible genius was so impressive. It’s exciting to see such innovative choreography, even though the idea was borrowed. It’s a reinvention and that is what happens with art. – Read more at People

EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Sanchez Photos from the ‘Glee’ Finale! – Jessica Sanchez is set to appear again on Glee this Thursday night, and we’ve got some exclusive photos from the hit FOX show’s finale! The superbly talented American Idol alum plays high school sophomore Frida Romero, the lead vocalist for the Hooiserdaddies, a group from a rival school. – See the Photos at Latina

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