Idol Headlines for 6/15/13

Kellie Pickler is set to co-host The View on ABC, Tuesday June 18. Check the schedule HERE.

Michael Johns tweets, “Opening new LAX Terminal with David Foster and Singing with the Voices Judith Hill June 20 #LAX #Thevoice”

Angie Miller tweets that she finished a songwriting session with Toby Gad. She tweets, “Just got done writing with @tobygad @AutumnBand =)”

One Direction’s Zayn Malik Reveals Dramatic Weight Loss: Picture – It seems the pressure of being an international pop star is taking a toll on One Direction singer Zayn Malik. The 20-year-old Brit appears to have recently dropped a significant amount of weight from his already-slim frame, and an insider tells Us Weekly it’s likely due to the stress of his busy schedule. – See the scary photo at US Magazine

‘American Idol’ Winner Candice Glover Shows Off 20-Pound Weight Loss – It’s been one month since Candice Glover won American Idol, but along with her big win, she’s endured a big loss— weight loss! The singer, 23, opened up to In Touch at the Women in Film’s 2013 Crystal + Lucy Awards on June 12 where she told the mag she’s dropped 20 pounds since her start on the hit singing competition in January. “I honestly, don’t even know what happened,” Candice says of her weight loss. “I think just because I’ve been running non-stop. I’ve been trying to eat a little better and I think walking in the airport— I do a lot of walking, so I think that helps out.” – Read more at In Touch Weekly

Cowell affair hurt me but he’s not bad…just batty – The pair got together when they were both judges on The X Factor but fell out after their relationship was revealed in Tom Bower’s tell-all book on the telly executive. Aussie star Dannii says she was left hurt by the kiss-and-tell biography, said to have been written with Cowell’s co-operation — but hinted it may not have revealed the full truth. She said: “What the hell is there to say? Fact — or fiction? That’s all I’m saying. I don’t understand any of it. It’s his thing, his issue. “He’s been amazing and he’s taught me so much. I have so much to be thankful to him for. But sometimes your friends can hurt you. Read more at The Sun

High temperatures, cool vibe mark first day of Flora-Bama’s Shindig on the Sand (photos and video) – ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — The first day of the Flora-Bama’s new music festival “Shindig on the Sand” started out as a scorcher, but as the afternoon heat faded into evening and headliner Taylor Hicks took the beach stage, it was just the kind of setting organizers had in mind when they created this festival. – Read more at

PLAYBILL BRIEF ENCOUNTER With “SYTYCD” Dancer and Choreographer Travis Wall, Shaping Sound Across the States – Tell me about your journey with Shaping Sound. You started with “All the Right Moves” on Oxygen…
Travis Wall: Well, I did a dance performance on [the ABC dance competition] “Dancing With the Stars” about three years ago. It was something that I choreographed, and I hired all my best friends to do it. After we were finished with the performance — it was an amazing performance, first of all — we [thought], “How can we make this happen every day — us all dancing together?” – Read more at Playbill

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