Idol Headlines for 8/18/14

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Jennifer Hudson and Magic! Added to the Musical Lineup for CBS’s Fashion Rocks’ – Singing sensation Jennifer Hudson and pop band Magic have been added as performers on FASHION ROCKS®, a star-studded concert that honors the extraordinary relationship between fashion and music, Tuesday, Sept. 9 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Emmy Award winner Ryan Seacrest will host the live show from Barclays Center in New York City. Previously announced musical performers include Afrojack, The Band Perry, Duran Duran, KISS, Jennifer Lopez, Miranda Lambert, Nico & Vinz, Rita Ora, Pitbull and Usher. Additional performers and presenters will be announced at a later date. – Read more at TVbytheNumbers

Miss America Send Off for Jasmine Murray – JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – The countdown to the Miss America crown is in full swing for Miss Mississippi, Jasmine Murray. The official Miss America Send Off was held Sunday afternoon in Vicksburg. There are high hopes this could be the year Miss Mississippi will bring home the national title. Jasmine Murray said, “the first time they see a lot of our wardrobe will be on the stage and that’s really, really exciting.” Murray explained, “we have so many outfits. I think I have to have at least 26 to 30 outfits.” The parade is set for Saturday, September 13th, and Miss America 2015 will be crowned Sunday, September 14th. – Read more at MSNewsNow

Katharine McPhee Spotted Kissing Costar Elyes Gabel – Katharine McPhee seems to have no problem mixing business and pleasure. The former American Idol contestant was photographed playfully kissing and hugging actor Elyes Gabel on the set of their new CBS show, Scorpion. – Read more at People

Source: Iggy Azalea Cops Diva Attitude on ‘House of Style’ Set – “Iggy walked in with her entourage and wouldn’t take her sunglasses off the whole time we were in the store shooting her,” a production source tells THR. “She had a complete scowl the whole time and never cracked a smile — unless the cameras were on. And the minute they stopped, it was back to scowling.” The source adds that when the shoot moved outdoors to Via Rodeo, where fans had gathered, the Aussie rapper, 24, still wouldn’t flash any teeth. Meanwhile, says the source, “J.Lo was all smiles, saying hello to everyone on the crew, shaking everyone’s hand and doing everything we needed her to do.” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Austin Wolfe strikes big on the “American” stage – Earlier this year, Austin Wolfe made her triumphant return to her native Utah following a brief, yet captivating, run as one of American Idol’s top 30 finalists. I caught up with the soulful teen crooner on life after reality TV, a precocious toddlerhood and what’s next. (Disclaimer: Mild John Mayer fan-gushing included.) Wolfe opened for Five for Fighting last Saturday at Deer Valley Resort. CC: Here you are, still quite fresh from your American Idol breakout. Do you feel any pressure at your young age to live up to media and fans’ expectations? AW: I’m not scared for anything. I’ve been doing this for my whole life and singing since I was about 5 years old, and everything I’ve done has been in preparation for what’s to come. – Read more at Salt Lake City Magazine

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