Idol Headlines for 6/4/14

The So You Think You Can Dance auditions continue tonight at 8/7c pm on FOX

The CMT Video Awards air tonight at 8/7c PM and Windmills will be live blogging! Kristen Bell will host, with a lineup that includes Jason DeRulo with Luke Bryan and Georgia Florida-Line,  John Legend with Jennifer Nettles and Hunter Hayes, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood.

Miranda Lambert explains Carrie Underwood’s motorcycle gift – When asked about the present on “Good Morning America,” Lambert says, “She was wanting a motorcycle and I wanted to get her something for all the work she’s put in, singing on the record, doing the performances.” Still, the bike came with a string attached. Lambert explains, “I was like, ‘OK, you’ve got to learn how to drive this thing. Don’t blame it on me!’ She’s been practicing, so I can’t wait. She’s gonna look hot on that thing.” – Read more at Zap2it

Pia Toscano Hockey Anthem Delayed! – Pia Toscano, who is the regular National Anthem singer for the LA Kings hockey team, will have to miss the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals. She tweeted: “My apologies to the @LAKings Fans.. Unfortunately I am unable to perform at game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals as I will be performing with Jennifer Lopez in the Bronx. However, I will be back for game 2. I’m honored and excited for the opportunity to sing the anthem for the best fans in hockey as the Kings play for another Stanley Cup! GO KINGS!”

American Idol winner, Caleb Johnson, Getting Ready to record debut, he tweets, “Pre production for the record starts this week! Can’t wait to let all you amazing people hear it on August 12 !!!”

Phillip Phillips Willingly Takes the Backseat On ‘Behind the Light’ – Not since Mr. Mister or Duran Duran has the world come to love a parallel-named pop act quite like Phillip Phillips. Thanks to winning American Idol in 2012 and his coronation single, “Home,” Phillip Phillips has been thrust into the spotlight. But Phillip Phillips would prefer to just play his guitar. “I’m a very musical type of guy,” he told Radio.com. “I’m not a singer. I’m a guitar player first.” That’s why on his sophomore album Behind the Light, Phillips lets his band take the lead.

Read more at Radio.com

Angie In Asia // Episode 5: Vietnam Pt. 2

The continuing saga of Angie Miller in Asia for FOX international.

Kat Perkins of ‘The Voice’ catches up with KARE 11 – GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — While it has been one month since “The Voice” ended, Minnesota rock singer Kat Perkins has been keeping busy since making it to the top five on the show.
Perkins stopped by KARE 11 studios to give an update on what she has been up to since coming home and what her plans are for the future. She says her fans can expect to see her on tour and hear some new music over the next few months. – Watch the music video at KARE.com

Nigel Lythgoe and DanceOn to launch online dance shows – Nigel Lythgoe, along with the DanceOn network on YouTube, plans to launch two new online shows later this year: “Dance School Diaries” and “Every Single Step.” DanceOn, which recently spotlighted dance-centric campaigns spotlighting Michael Jackson’s newest album and Jamba Juice, has sponsored or created more than 400 channels that boast 9.5 million subscribers and 1.8 billion page views. The company places a huge emphasis on creating an online dance community, with YouTube as its catalyst. – Read more at the LA Times

Exclusive: Blake Shelton, Pepsi’s new unshaven face – The soft-beverage giant is goin’ country, kicking off a promotional deal with the megastar and coach on “The Voice.” Country-crooner Blake Shelton’s name elicits dreams of ole fashioned Americana: driving a dirt-covered truck along bumpy back roads, sitting on a back porch, sipping Tennessee whiskey—or at least singing “Jack Daniels,” as Shelton’s Southern superstar wife Miranda Lambert does on country radio. But starting Tuesday, Shelton’s drink will have a bit of a twist. He’s drinking his Jack with Pepsi. – Read more at Fortune.com

MTV’s “Faking It” Is Changing The Nature of Queer Representation on TV – There was a time when coming out meant assigning oneself a clear label, but in 2014, that’s less of a concern. Thanks to the pioneering efforts of out celebrities like Frank Ocean, Tom Daley, and Maria Bello, among others, we’ve come to accept a conception of queerness that’s less about a person’s stated sexual identity and more about whomever he or she falls in love with. And yet, when it comes to television, the lines are more rigidly drawn. Sexuality is an either-or proposition, with little regard for a spectrum. Bisexuality, already a contentious subject in the real world, is scarcely considered. – Read more at Buzzfeed

Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart Are Still Together – ‘Technically,’ Source Says – A few months ago, Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart “hit a rough patch,” a friend tells PEOPLE, but the singer has been trying to be supportive of him and work through their issues. “Now,” notes the friend, “all this stuff comes out about sexting. They’re still together, technically, but no idea for how long.” – Read more at People

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