Idol Headlines for 7/11/13

Tonight, I’ll be recapping The Winner is… because I can! 9/8c pm NBC. Also, join us for the Big Brother elimination LIVE BLOG at 9/8c pm, CBS. Who will be leaving the house? Elissa, Nick or Helen?

The American Idol 13 auditions cattle call auditions kick off in Salt Lake City today! Grab your guitar and go! Ha. Also, X Factor judges rounds continue at their last stop, Los Angeles, CA.

American Idol’s Candice Glover Has Lost 30 Pounds – Without Trying! – Candice Glover may have recently won American Idol, but she has also lost something, too – 30 lbs.! “Over the course of the show, from January to May, I probably dropped 20 lbs. And I’ve lost about 10 more since the finale,” Glover, 23, told PEOPLE Tuesday while rehearsing for the American Idol Live! 2013 Tour. “It is always good to be healthy, so I am happy about it.” – Read more at People

A Closer Look @ Lauren Alaina

Interview with Lauren Alaina during the ACM Lifting Lives music camp.

Summer Camp’s Matt Rogers: “It’s Not One of Those Stab-You-in-the-Back” Shows – “No counselors. No inhibitions. No rules.” Judging by the promos for USA’s new reality competition series, this isn’t your mom’s summer camp. From the producers of Big Brother, Summer Camp (Thursday, 8/7c) follows 16 players as they compete for $250,000. Each week, there will be a camp socials, color wars and — like any good reality series — drama. spoke with host Matt Rogers of American Idol fame to get the lowdown on Summer Camp. – Read more at TV Guide

‘The Voice’ Executive Jumps to ‘Idol’ Producer Fremantle – Dutch TV veteran Diana Buddingh, who most recently headed up international productions for The Voice creator Talpa, has been named the new director of global entertainment production at indie TV giant FremantleMedia. In her new job, announced Thursday, Buddingh will oversee the global rollout and brand management of FremantleMedia’s blockbuster formats such as The X Factor, Got Talent and American Idol. Working closely with FremantleMedia’s director of global entertainment development Rob Clark, Buddingh will manage all commercial, talent and third-party relationships connected to FremantleMedia brands. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Crystal Bowersox – Bay Area Music Collective

ABC ‘Nashville’ seeks extras for Season 2 filming – Fluff your hair, powder your nose — it could be time for your big break. ABC’s “Nashville” is back in town for Season 2 and Deacon needs you! If you can spare an entire day with the possibility of hanging with Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere, then give the “Nashville” folks a buzz, because — get this — they even pay. For 12-plus hours a day, the gig pays $64 for 8 hours ($8/hour with an 8 hours guarantee) plus overtime after 8 hours, if you are non-union. And if you are a great look-alike for one of the stars and land a “stand-in” position, the gig pays $125 for 12 hours-plus overtime after 12 hours. – Read more at

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