Idol Headlines for 6/5/14

Daughtry to be Featured as Part of ‘Fox & Friends’ All American Summer Concert Series – FOX News Channel has announced that the FOX & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series will feature a performance by American rock band Daughtry on Friday, June 6th at 8AM/ET. – Read more at TVByTheNumbers

Glee star, Darren Criss, appears in tonight’s edition of Hollywood Game Night on NBC. Jane Lynch hosts. 8/7c pm. More info at their website.

The CMA Music Festival opens today in NashvilleCassadee Pope plays the Chevy Riverfront stage at 3:45. The festival runs through Sunday.

Jennifer Hudson to Perform a Song from ‘Finding Neverland’ at the Tony Awards – Jennifer Hudson will perform a song from Harvey Weinstein’s Broadway-targeted musical version of “Finding Neverland” during the Tony Awards as part of a telecast that will showcase a bit of Broadway’s past and future as well as its present kudo contenders. CBS will broadcast the Tony Awards live from Radio City Music Hall June 8. – Read more at Variety

You can see Lauren Alaina tonight on Extra – Lauren tweeted, “Had such a great time on the @cmt awards red carpet for @extratv. Tune in tonight!”

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CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood Reacts to Her Big Win

Carrie Underwood Talks New Music, New Motorcycle – When country’s “Thelma,” Miranda Lambert, bought her “Louise,” Carrie Underwood, a motorcycle as a thank you gift for singing on “Somethin’ Bad,” it escalated the bond between the two superstars. There was only one thing left for Underwood to do — learn to ride it. Backstage at the CMT Music Awards following their performance, Underwood confessed that’s still on her to-do list — along with readying material for her next album. – Read more at Rolling Stone

After Midnight Guest Star Fantasia Barrino Passes the Torch to Grammy Winner Patti LaBelle – There might have been some “Stormy Weather” in New York City on June 3, but that didn’t stop the cast of After Midnight from welcoming their new special guest star Patti LaBelle back to Broadway! – See the Photos at Broadway.com

James Wolpert of ‘The Voice’ fame makes a record with a little help from 660 friends – James Wolpert says that being on “The Voice” was a heady, once-in-a-lifetime experience he’d never trade.But, he says, “I’m trying not to rest on the laurels of what I’ve done before. … I’m moving forward.” The Lampeter-Strasburg High School graduate now is in Nashville, making a record that’s being engineered by the Grammy-winning Vance Powell. His record is being financed by a Kickstarter campaign, which drew to a close Tuesday. The crowd-funding campaign surpassed its $25,000 goal, raising $26,980 donated by 660 contributors. – Read more at Lancaster Online

Skylar Laine, Scott MacIntyre Duet

Here’s an interesting combo. Skylar Laine from American Idol season 11 and Scott MacIntyre of Season 8 recorded a duet together in Nashville yesterday. Skylar instagrammed a photo with the caption “Had so much fun recording a duet with this awesome guy, Scott MacIntyre today! He is a fellow idol alum and will be releasing an album soon! The song we are singing together is one he wrote for his wife called “With This Ring” yaaaay! Watch out for it!!!”

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American Idol contestant Emily Piriz – Emily Piriz sang her way to the Top 13 on American Idol Season 13 and is now back home in Orlando to sing at a special event. She joined Good Day to talk about her experience on the show. Piriz said everyone on the show was like family and the experience is one she will never forget. She said what she will remember the most are the friendships she developed and the experience of singing in front of millions. – Read more at FOX Orlando

Singing Nun Makes Finals Of Italy’s Version Of “The Voice” – ROME (June 4, 2014) Sister Cristina Scuccia, a singing nun who has charmed audiences across Italy with romping renditions of Alicia Keys’ “No One” and Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” has made the finals as an unusual front-runner in Italy’s version of “The Voice.” – Read more at KWTX

‘Survivor’: Redemption Island axed for new twist — EXCLUSIVE – As Entertainment Weekly Radio’s Survivor Week continues, the scoops keep coming from host Jeff Probst: Turns out Redemption Island won’t be a part of Survivor: San Juan Del Sur — Blood vs. Water after all. Probst had told EW back in May that the polarizing twist would return. But producers ended up having a change of heart and came up with a new addition to the game, much to the surprise of the players (which number 18 after two left the show for medical reasons, just 48 hours before shooting began). “We decided, we have this arena being built: What if instead of [Redemption Island], we use it for something else. Something that will make Blood vs. Water a little more… interesting,” – Listen to the radio interview at Entertainment Weekly

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