Idol Headlines for 7/2/13

TONIGHT, So You Think You Can Dance eliminates 2 dancers, while the Top 18 perform! Sir Mac is out. I’ll be liveblogging. 8/7c pm FOX. America’s Got Talent continues auditions at 9/8c pm NBC. Plus, the cast of idiots continue their exploits on Big Brother at 9/8c pm on CBS.

David Cook to sing Anthem for Kansas City Royals July 4th! – David is set to take the field at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday, July 4th, where he’ll have the honor of performing the National Anthem for his hometown team, the Kansas City Royals, before their game with the Cleveland Indians. The game is scheduled to begin at ~1:10 PM CDT and will air locally so, be sure to tune in! (TV – KC: FSKC CLE: SportsTime Ohio | Radio – KC: KCSP 610 CLE: WTAM 1100, WMMS 100.7). – Read more at DCO

Van Pelt to belt it out before fireworks in Danvers – DANVERS — If the weather holds, there will be fireworks in the sky and on the stage tomorrow night. American Idol” top 10 contestant Erika Van Pelt and her band are scheduled to headline the stage show from 8 to 9 p.m., before the rockets light up the night sky at the Danvers Family Festival’s fireworks. Her set will feature songs from her upcoming debut album. – Read more at Salem News

Country Music Hall of Fame to Highlight Pickler’s ‘Dancing’ Win – Kellie Pickler’s Dancing with the Stars finale costume and mirrorball trophy will be on display on the second floor of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s core exhibition beginning July 3, 2013. Pickler wore the two-piece chiffon, rhinestone-embellished ensemble during her last dance of the season, the Instant Jive, which earned her a perfect score, the championship title and the coveted mirrorball trophy. – Read more at Music Row

Beyoncé’s Star-Studded L.A. Show: Lea Michele, Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie Minogue Rock Out, Post Concert Photos – Spotted in the Dell-hosted Hyde box were sexy couple Chris Evans and Minka Kelly, Seth Rogen, Jason Alexander, Derek Hough and Brittany Snow and boyfriend Tyler Hoechlin as well as a mini Glee confab of sorts with Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Naya Rivera, who brought along beau Big Sean. – Read more at EOnline

Paula Deen’s Lawyers Cite Hollingsworth V. Perry In Bid To Dismiss Race Lawsuit – The Supreme Court’s ruling in Hollingsworth v. Perry, which effectively legalized gay marriage in California, could have a very surprising beneficiary: Paula Deen. On Monday, the celebrity chef’s lawyers cited Chief Justice John Roberts’ decision on the case in a filing submitted to the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Georgia. Deen’s lawyers have argued for months that a lawsuit brought by Lisa Jackson, a manager at one of Deen’s restaurants, should be dismissed because the plaintiff lacks the standing to bring it to court. – Read more at Huffington Post

Why One Direction Doesn’t Dance – One Direction’s good looks, sound and swagger are comparable to any other past and present boy band, but they’re missing one thing. Where are the dance moves?! Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson are ready to explain. “We just kind of came out and said, ‘We can’t dance. We’re a bit lazy. We’re just normal lads,” Liam, 19, admitted. When asked by Glamour magazine if the lack of dancing is because they can’t or won’t, he added, “A bit of both, actually. We look stupid dancing. That’s what I think.” – Read more at Entertainment Tonight

The Bachelorette’s Chris Harrison: Viewers Are Going to Fall for Drew – The James drama finally came to a head on The Bachelorette Monday, leading to a big confrontation between the guys and, ultimately, his exit. After Drew’s incredible one-on-one date with Desiree that earned him a rose, he decided to inform her about James’ comments last week. Des later confronted James about everything, still kept him around after the group date, but then decided it was his time to go. Did Des make the right choice in cutting him? And should Drew have told Desiree about the drama in the first place? Plus: What record did the episode set? Host Chris Harrison explains all. – Read more at TV Guide

Randy Jackson Lines Up First Post-‘American Idol’ Gig – Randy Jackson has lined up his first gig since leaving American Idol. The former TV judge is teaming up with Motown icon Smokey Robinson for a duets album due out in the fall. Jackson will produce the collection, which will be released by Verve Records. The track list is expected to include songs written by Robinson for his solo career, his former group The Miracles, and for other artists, including Marvin Gaye and The Temptations. Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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