Idol Headlines for 8/8/13

Tonight, it’s double elimination time on Big Brother 15! Tune in for the live show and drop by out LIVE blog, beginning at 9/8c pm. CBS.

Project Runway airs tonight on the Lifetime network at 9/8c PM.

American Idol Live heads to Charlotte NC at the Time Warner Cable Arena.

Lee DeWyze performs some of his new music on AXS Live. 7/6c PM. Check local listings for channel.

BACKSTREET BOYS TO PERFORM ON NBC’S ‘AMERICA’S GOT TALENT’ ON AUG. 14 LIVE RESULTS SHOW – NEW YORK — Aug. 8, 2013 — Seven-time Grammy Award-nominated superstars Backstreet Boys will perform the title track and first single from their eighth full-length studio album, “In a World Like This,” on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” results show on Wednesday, Aug. 14 (9-10 p.m. ET). – Read more at NBC

Carrie Underwood plans TV appearances to promote “Blown Away Tour: Live” DVD release – Checotah Carrie Underwood will celebrate the release of her live concert DVD next week. On Monday, Underwood will join the anchors of “Good Morning America” as a special guest host on America’s No. 1-rated morning news broadcast, and on Tuesday, she will be a guest on “Live! with Kelly & Michael.” – Read more at

‘American Idol”s Elise Testone Looks Back on Her Jersey Roots and Ahead to a Debut Album – She is most excited about the next chapter in her career, and thinks an album will be ready for a September release. “It’s 12 songs, all original with three co-writes,” she says. “I wrote most of the cello and horn parts as well as the songs, and the backup harmonies,” she said. Recorded in three separate studios in Charleston, In This Life is a work that, Testone says, combines “all my walks of life put together.” “For three songs I brought Erika into Charleston to sing backup, but the one song that really reminded me of her is called ‘Save Me,'” she elaborates. “I told her to just cut loose and she sings her ass off. I didn’t want her to just blend in, I wanted her to stand out.” – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

THE VOICE’s De’Borah, Sami Grisafe, TJ Chernick & More Set for March on Springfield Benefit Concert, 9/9 – Top Chicago LGBTQ singers join forces for a benefit concert for the March on Springfield for Marriage Equality on Monday, Sept. 9 at City Winery, 7 p.m., 1200 W. Randolph. The concert is presented by Windy City Times and City Winery, and all proceeds will help pay for youth buses to Springfield for the Oct. 22 march and rally. – Read more at Broadway World

PHOTO: Kelly Clarkson and Adam Levine Visited CHOP TodayThis happened yesterday – This afternoon, Kelly Clarkson posted this photo on her Facebook page of her visiting the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), saying, “Had such a great time visiting the kids at the [CHOP] today!” She and Adam Levine stopped in to chat with the children and answer some questions before their much-anticipated concert at the Susquehanna Bank Center tonight. – Via Philly Mag

Fantasia Barrino Talks Return to Broadway at ‘The Butler’ New York Premiere

Via The Source

Adam Lambert & Ashley Greene: Hooray Henry’s Opening Night! – Adam Lambert flashes a smile as he arrives at Hooray Henry’s opening night party on Wednesday (August 7) in West Hollywood, Calif. – See the Photo at Just Jared

Ex-Jennifer Lopez Employee Drags Manager Into Litigation – Brian Schornak, who was an employee of Jennifer Lopez’s company Nuyorican Productions, filed a lawsuit Wednesday for “intentional infliction of emotional distress” against Lopez’s personal manger, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas. The suit in L.A. Superior Court charges that Goldsmith-Thomas disliked Schornak, a development executive, and “decided to make his life miserable,” even though she was not officially an employee of Nuyorican. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Bachelorette’s Brooks Forester: ‘I Made the Right Decision’ – “I realized that when I was away from Des, I wasn’t having these moments of anguish,” he tells PEOPLE. “That was a big indicator to me that my feelings weren’t there.” He says: “I wanted so badly for [the relationship] to work out, and it was so close I could almost touch it. But I needed to walk away. She deserved to be in love with someone who was equally in love with her.” Buzz abounded that the handsome former model would return, but, for his part, Forester says, “I made the right decision.” – Read more at People

Agree whole-heartedly with you guys about Hayden Panettiere being snubbed out of an Emmy nod. Can I get some Juliette Barnes scoop about season two to help me get over it? – For those fans who are predicting that Avery and Juliette are moving closer to becoming more than just touring partners on Nashville, you might be right. In the beginning of the new season, those two will share many cute moments together that will leave viewers practically swimming in sexual tension. If you weren’t a fan of the pairing before, you might be after episode three. – Read more at E Online

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