Idol Headlines for 8/16/14

The Creative Arts Emmys take place in Los Angeles tonight, but won’t air until next Saturday. Reality host, Guest Actress and Actor, Choreography, Special Class Program (Sound of Music Live), Reality Program (competition will air in primetime), and more will be handed out tonight. We’ll have a list of the winners posted later!

‘American Idol’ Winner Lee DeWyze to Sing National Anthem at MAVTV 500 – “American Idol” winner Lee DeWyze will sing the National Anthem prior to the start of the MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships race on Saturday, Aug. 30 at Auto Club Speedway. To watch Lee Dewyze perform the National Anthem live at Auto Club Speedway, you must have a ticket to the MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships. Gates for the MAVTV 500 open at 4p.m.PT on Saturday, Aug. 30, with the green flag waving at 7:20p.m. PT. – Read more at Paddock Talk

BWW TV: Constantine Maroulis Returns Home to ROCK OF AGES- Watch His First Curtain Call Back! – Tony Award nominee and “American Idol” finalist Constantine Maroulis returned to Rock of Ages as Drew last week and was there to capture his epic return. Maroulis will appear for a limited 12-week engagement through October 26, 2014. The five-time Tony Award nominated musical Rock of Ages – which recently celebrated its fifth anniversary on Broadway, and its spot in the Top 30 Longest-Running Broadway Shows in History – continues to party eight times a week at the Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 West 44th Street. – Read more at Broadway

Jennifer Hudson & Sister Julia Provide School Supplies to Over 8,100 Chicago Students In Need at Hatch Day! – Jennifer Hudson is all smiles as she gets together with her sister Julia Hudson at their 2014 Hatch Day Celebration held at the Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center on Thursday (August 14) in Chicago, Ill. The 32-year-old entertainer was joined by a big team of volunteers at the fourth annual event on behalf of the Julian D. King Gift Foundation, which was created in honor of Julia‘s son and Jennifer‘s nephew, Julian D. King, who would’ve been 13-years-old this year. Students ranging in grades K-12 walked through tables piled high with supplies for the upcoming school year, picking exactly what they needed from their list and stuffing gifted back packs, all provided by the Foundation and its supporters. – Just Jared

‘Big Brother 16’: Nicole Franzel on Her Biggest Mistake and No. 1 Target – Was there anything you could have done or said to extend your stay inside the house? I definitely think there are things that I could have said that could have possibly saved me but I wouldn’t have been happy with myself if I made up stuff. Plus, I was sitting next to Donny who is one of my favorite people in the house. Julie hinted that there’s a chance you may be able to return to the game. Who would be your target if you re-entered the house? Christine. Who do you think is in the best/worst position in the house and why? Best position: Derrick. Everybody loves him, he’s made a deal with everyone in the house. Worst position: Donny because he’s the odd man out. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

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