Idol Headlines for 5/9/13 – The Evening Edition

Via Got Country Online: “@ScottyMcCreery has been added to the @opry lineup on June 8th #CMAFEST”

RCA Promo tweeted, “Wonder what @adamlambert has been up too? Tune in to @AmericanIdol tonight at 8pm on @FOXTV to find out!”

New Photo of Jessica Sanchez as Frida Romero on Glee

Idol’s Janelle Arthur on Her Song-Reinvention Process, Group-Round Insanity and the Judges’ Tough Feedback on Her Duet With Kree

Read more at TV Line

“The Voice” Reacts to “Idol” Shakeup Rumor

Memo to Stars: Don’t Judge ‘American Idol’ – It’s become Hollywood and the music industry’s favorite new parlor game: star casting reality TV talent competition judges. But with an increasing number of beaten-down A-listers limping away from these judges tables with bruised reputations and dim career prospects—albeit a fair amount richer—and the shows themselves barely seeing a benefit, it may be time to call game over. – Read more at the Daily Beast

‘American Idol’ Limits Contestants To $400 For Their Onstage Costumes – Would you believe that American Idol contestants are only allotted $400 for their costume on each episode of the global hit show? That adds up to $800 a week for two costumes: $400 for the performance show, $400 for the results episode. According to the show’s Emmy-winning former costume designer Soyon An, pulling together an outfit for only $400 that will impress millions of viewers is daunting. Even if you only shop at Forever 21, H&M and Top Shop, $400 does not go very far. – Read more at the Hollywood Reporter

The Voice: Shakira & Adam Levine Talk ‘Brutal’ Eliminations – LOS ANGELES, Calif. — New “The Voice” judge Shakira was forced to eliminate one of her talented contestants on Tuesday night’s show – and the hip-shaking star hated having to send of her own packing. “I was really, really down,” the new mom told Access Hollywood after the show in Los Angeles, when asked how she felt while deciding which artist to axe from the NBC hit. – Read more at Access Hollywood

Adam Levine & Shakira: ‘The Voice’ Season 4 Finalists Party! – Shakira and Adam Levine flash a smile as they hit the red carpet at The Voice Season 4 Finalists Party held at the House of Blues Sunset Strip on Wednesday (May 8) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 33-year-old Maroon 5 frontman and Shakira, 36, were joined by their fellow coaches Usher, Blake Shelton, host Carson Daly and the Top 12 contestants. – See the photos at Just Jared

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The Best Thing About Season 12 of ‘American Idol’: Guitarist Brady Cohan – No matter how you feel about season 12’s contestants, themes, song choices or judges, most viewers — and certainly those of us in the press corps — can agree on one thing: that American Idol guitarist is something else. Taking the leads for Ray Chew’s band is Brady Cohan, a seasoned player who first picked up the guitar at age 12. Now 27, the native of Los Altos, Calif., up north in Silicon Valley, studied music at USC and graduated in 2007 with the aim of “becoming a better musician,” he tells The Hollywood Reporter. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Cannes: Content Film Selling Movie About ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Winner Pudsey – LONDON — Content Film will look to secure worldwide sales leads for the a fictional film about the life of 2012 Britain’s Got Talent winner Pudsey, a movie being co-produced by Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and U.K. production and distribution banner Vertigo Films. Directed by Nick Moore (Wild Child) and written by top kids TV scribe Paul Rose, the film is billed as a heartwarming tale of friendship and courage centering on a city dog moved to the countryside with his new loving family. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

‘Glee’ scoop: Jacob Artist previews tonight’s big season finale – Tonight is Glee‘s season 4 finale which finds New Directions heading to Regionals and attempting to come back from their disastrous Sectionals performance. It also marks the end of star Jacob Artist’s first year on Glee. The actor, who plays Puck’s half-brother Jake talked to EW about the big finale, what’s in store for next year, and his ultimate musical number. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

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