Idol Headlines for 6/10/14

The America’s Got Talent auditions continue tonight on NBC 8/7c PM. Join Eric A. for his Live Blog!

Carrie Underwood will take part in tonight’s Hope for Children Gala in New York City, with Jessica Alba and Neil DeGrasse Tyson. A red carpet live stream will begin at 5:30 pm ET at this link.

Jennifer Lopez Will Be at World Cup Performance in Brazil – Jennifer Lopez isn’t letting her breakup with Casper Smart slow her down. After reports that the singer had canceled her performance with rapper Pitbull and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte at Thursday’s World Cup opening ceremony in Brazil, her rep tells PEOPLE that the show will go on. “Jennifer has always wanted to participate in the World Cup opening ceremonies,” the rep says. “We have been trying to work out scheduling and logistics. Any statements to the contrary were premature. Jennifer would not want to disappoint her fans or fans of futbol. She will be there.” – Read more at People

Caleb Johnson instagrammed Photo Shoot – “Had an awesome time at the photo shoot today !” Caleb posted yesterday.

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Motley Crue Country Tribute Album Postponed – Despite an originally announced release date of July 8th, country fans will have to wait an extra month for Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Mötley Crüe, an upcoming collection of countryfied Crüe covers that officially hits the shelves on August 19th. (Cassadee Pope has a track–“The Animal in Me”, a duet with Robin Zander). – Via Rollingstone.

Jennifer Hudson takes no guff in ‘Lullaby’ – Don’t talk back to Jennifer Hudson when visiting hours are over. The Oscar-winning actress has a no-nonsense bedside manner as a nurse in the upcoming drama Lullaby, written and directed by Levitas. The movie, in theaters and available on video on demand Friday, stars Garrett Hedlund as Jonathan, whose dying father (Richard Jenkins) decides to take himself off life support in a matter of 48 hours. And that means only two days to get in a whole bunch of reconciliation and redemption among the family Jonathan’s grown apart from, including his sister (Jessica Brown Findlay), mom (Anne Archer) and ex-girlfriend (Amy Adams). – See the Video at USA Today

Photo Flash: First Look at TONY Award Party – Barbara Cook, Florence Henderson, Constantine Maroulis and More! – There may not have been 76 trombones, but Florence Henderson and Constantine Maroulis did excellent impersonations of librarian Marian Paroo and Harold Hill of “The Music Man” fame, as they lead a 28 piece marching Broadway band into the Skirball Cultural Center in the new Guerin Pavilion/Herscher Hall to begin an evening of co-hosting for the Actors Fund’s 18th Annual Tony Awards® Party. Check out the photos below! – Read more at Broadway.com

Melanie Martinez hopes to sidestep the reality competition label – “I just like telling stories in general. It doesn’t matter if I have been through them,” she said. “I write about everything. When I was younger, I used to write about sex trafficking and domestic violence. I love telling stories to make people aware of these issues. It is really sad music but covered up with this cotton candy facade.” – Read more at c-ville.com

Hillary Clinton is a DWTS Fan – In an exclusive interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer ahead of Tuesday’s release of her new memoir, “Hard Choices,” Clinton, a fan of ABC’s hit show, “Dancing With the Stars,” said this past season she found herself cheering for perennial runner-up Maksim Chmerkovskiy (who was paired with Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis) rather than five-time winner Derek Hough. “I did watch it faithfully this season, and I really like both Max and Derek, but I was very happy that Max finally won,” Clinton laughed. “I don’t know what the man would have done with himself had he not. I was really worried.” – Read more at ABC11.com

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