Idol Headlines for 6/24/14

Tonight, America’s Got Talent is back with more wacky and fun auditions. Eric is back to live blog! 8/7c pm.

Phillip Phillips and Pia Toscano appear on the NHL Awards, Tonight on NBCSP. Check your local listings for time and channel (You’ll need cable access).

Over 5 Million Vote on ‘Rising Star’ Premiere – More than 5 million votes were cast in real-time during Sunday night’s two-hour premiere of ABC’s “Rising Star,” ushering in a new era of interactive television. The “Rising Star” app that enables a viewer to vote was downloaded 1 million times on iTunes. – Read more at Billboard

American Idol Finalists Prepare For Tonight’s Concert – 6/23/2014 (Updated 11:17:08 PM) – “It’s good because it’s my first tour, my first actual live show with just people, not with cameras or nothing,” said 8th place finisher Malaya Watson. “To be going from singing one on one against each other to singing all together is cool. We all just mesh so well, it’s pretty incredible,” said 10th place finisher MK Nobilette. What’s cool about this group of singers is that they come from all across the country. some have never been to upstate new york but have enjoyed their 10 day stay in the southern tier preparing for the show. – Read more at

Carrie Underwood Video Teaser

The “Something Bad” music video from Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert debuts on CMT Wednesday. Here’s a photo teaser from Facebook! Also, according to tweets, Carrie will be shooting a new Sunday Night Football opener Wednesday and Thursday.


Casey James ‘Never Been More Proud’ of New Music – “I feel that this record is as close to me as anything could ever be. There’s so much to say about it, it’s hard to say in a few sentences but there’s no compromise I mean it’s all exactly what I want it to be and it feels to me like an accumulation of my entire life’s journey — where I’m at right now, every experience that I’ve ever had, every failure, every success, every mistake, every right choice, every wrong choice, everything has all led me to this point to make these songs and have them sound that way and I’ve never been more proud of anything in my whole life.” – Read more at Taste of Country

Miranda Lambert Digs Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Don’t Give a Sh—’ Attitude – “I think we should quit worrying about what other women think about our outfits — and wear what we feel good in, even if it’s not in style,” she tells Glamour. “That’s one thing I admire about [my friend] Kelly Clarkson. She has an ‘I don’t give a sh–’ attitude. She doesn’t care if she doesn’t have makeup on. She doesn’t care what she’s wearing. She just walks into a room and lights it up.” – Read more at Taste of Country

Ashley Madekwe & Katie Stevens Participate in 24 Hours Play – Ashley Madekwe and Katie Stevens hit up the Montblanc and Urban Arts Partnership’s 24 Hour Plays Even held at The Shore Hotel on Friday night (June 20) in Santa Monica, Calif. The 32-year-old Salem and 21-year-old Faking It actresses joined others at the event which benefits Urban Arts Partnership. – See the Photos at Just Jared

‘Rising Star’: Brad Paisley on the First Episode, ‘It’s a Blast, Isn’t It?’ – “It’s a blast, isn’t it? When the Wall went up for that first time, or the minute that hillbilly opened his mouth!” the country star told reporters of the night’s first auditionee, Georgia youth pastor Joshua Peavy, following the live taping in Los Angeles. “It was ten times more fun than I thought it would be.” – Read more at Billboard

‘Rising Star’: Ludacris on Voting Honestly, Cursing on TV and Becoming a Villain – Immediately after the live broadcast in Los Angeles, Ludacris told reporters, “I didn’t feel bad at all. Because at the end of the day, I have to be honest with myself, first and foremost. And I don’t expect everybody to agree with me. If you don’t agree with me, if somebody at home has an opinion, they’re not doing their job if they don’t have the application because they have a say. I only have seven percent of the vote.” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

TV Host Carson Daly Dishes on The Voice’s New Judges, the Challenges of Hosting, and Social Media & Television – What changes will be made on “The Voice” as it heads into Season 7 with new judges Pharrell and Gwen Stefani? A: It’s just more of the same, I think. The Voice is getting a great reputation for having the best talent on television. Our artists are of the highest level and a big part of the show is seeing the coaches having fun. It’s part reality show but part sitcom. There is just a chemistry amongst us all and I think Gwen and Pharrell are going to fit right into our family of huge artists that are all there for a great reason: wanting to help other people make it. – Read more at Huffington Post

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