Idol Headlines for 6/19/13

The X Factor 3 auditions land in Newark, New Jersey today.

Adam Lambert tweeted, “Dropped by Madonna’s #MDNA tour DVD premiere after-party…The Queen of Pop stayed late into the evening just kickin it w everyone.”

‘American Idol’ Vs. ‘The Voice’: Battle of the Finales – The Voice wrapped its fourth season on June 18 with a star-studded finale that included appearances by Cher (her first TV performance in a decade), Bruno Mars, OneRepublic, Nelly and Hunter Hayes, among others. Compared to American Idol’s season 12 closer on May 16, which featured a Frankie Valli group number and Aretha Franklin singing via satellite, the NBC show felt fresher. How did the two singing competitions stack up in other key areas? THR investigates … – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

TV’s Talent Show Meltdown: Will Singing Competitions Hit High Note Again? – A give-it-your-all reality competition becomes a national fascination, and people agonize over whether their favorite competitors will be voted off. Other shows mimic its formula — and eventually another show becomes the nation’s reality spectacle of choice. It outpaces its predecessor and makes many of us forget just how original the original once seemed. – Read more at The Wrap

Danielle Bradbery Wins ‘The Voice.’ But She Won’t Be a Star. – The Voice is a hit. There are no ifs, ands, or buts about that. It’s almost singlehandedly carrying NBC with its strong ratings and water-cooler presence. It’s the first of the endless stream of American Idol copycats to finally compete with the reality-TV juggernaut in terms of popularity and relevance, even outdrawing the longtime Goliath in ratings some weeks. But at least in one crucial measure, The Voice is not a success. – Read more at The Daily Beast

‘The Voice’ winner Danielle Bradbery talks Season 4 victory – “A lot was going through my mind,” Bradbery says of the final moments of the finale, awaiting news of her fate. “The fact that any one of us could’ve been the winner, and The Swon Brothers and Michelle deserved it so much and they were amazing. When I got my name called, of course, you saw me cry my eyes out. It was an overwhelming moment. It was amazing.” – Read more at Zap2it

The Voice: Did Cher Think Her Performance was Awful?

Access Hollywood

The Voice: The Swon Brothers Take 3rd Place

They only got one car! Zach is giving it to little brother Colton.

The Voice: Michelle Chamuel Settles for Second

The Voice: Danielle Bradbery Crowned Champ

Adam Lambert & Zachary Quinto: Madonna’s After Party! – Adam Lambert and Zachary Quinto attend the after party following the premiere of Madonna‘s The MDNA Tour film on Tuesday night (June 18) at Harlow in New York City. – See the Photos at Just Jared

Kelly Clarkson Meets Cinderella at Disneyland Paris! – Kelly Clarkson poses for a photo with Cinderella while visiting Disneyland Paris on Monday (June 17) in Paris, France. The 31-year-old singer just released a behind the scenes look at the making of the video for her latest single “People Like Us.” Watch the clip below and make sure to check out the official video, if you haven’t seen it yet! – See the Photo at Just Jared

“Glee” Actress Lindsay Pearce, Payson Lewis and Jonah Platt Will Lead L.A. Return of Pop Opera Bare – Stage and screen actors Payson Lewis (NBC’s “The Sing Off”, “Victorious”), Jonah Platt (“The Office”) and Lindsay Pearce (“Glee”, “The Glee Project”) will star in the Los Angeles return of the Damon Intrabartolo-Jon Hartmere pop opera bare beginning Sept. 5, prior to an official opening Sept. 6, at the Hayworth Theatre. The cast also includes Lewis (NBC’s “The Sing Off”, “Victorious”) as Peter, Platt (“The Office”) as Jason, Pearce (“Glee”, “The Glee Project”) as Ivy, Katie Stevens (“American Idol”), Nathan Parrett (NBC’s “The Voice”), Caitlin Ary, Kelsey Hainlen, Casey Hayden, Christopher Higgins, Reesa Ishiyama, Harrison Meloeny, Katherine Washington and Alissa-Nicole Koblentz. – Read more at Playbill

Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy Reuniting – on Broadway – The once-engaged Dancing With The Stars duo Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy will be together again, this time on a New York stage. They’ve signed on for a three-week run of Luis Bravo’s show Forever Tango, performing the sensuous dance of lovers at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre from July 9 through 28. – Read more at People

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