Jason’s Headlines for 8/13/12: Glee, The X-Factor, The Voice, American Idol



The American Idols Live 2012 tour has a day off today! Tomorrow they head to Pittsburgh!

Roseanne Roast: 5 Things You Didn’t See on TV Comedy Central’s annual roasts of celebrities are always eventful, including the most recent Charlie Sheenextravaganza held last September.

This year’s roast of Roseanne Barr was no different. WithJane Lynch serving as Roast Master and fellow roasters including Ellen Barkin, Seth Green, Wayne Brady, Katey Sagal and Carrie Fisher, the insults were flying. Additionally, Barr’s ex-husband, Tom Arnold, made a surprise appearance to do a little roasting of his ex-wife. Read more at THR

 

Stacy Keibler Lands a New Gig! Just as photos are popping up of Stacy Keibler enjoyingsome down time with sweetie George Clooney in Italy, Lifetime has announced she’ll soon be hosting a new show for the channel.

Keibler will preside over a new reality-competition series called Supermarket Superstars. Read more at USA Today

 

JOHN LEGEND Rigorous Travel Schedule Leads to ER Trip John Legend was feeling under the weather following a stretch of extensive travel … so he took himself to the emergency room this morning to get checked out , but TMZ has learned he just has a bad case of the flu.

A rep for Legend tells TMZ the singer recently returned from a trip to South Africa (among other places) and was feeling under the weather. So Legend went to a New York City area hospital where he was treated for flu-like symptoms. Read more at TMZ

 

The Voice‘s Raelynn has been on tour this past weekend opening for Miranda Lambert. She tweeted out a pic of the two, saying: “Me and my Best Friend/Sister Annie/2nd Mom! Thank you for this amazing weekend! Love you”

Plus several other photos:


Constantine Maroulis, Laura Osnes and More Set for FRANK & FRIENDS at Birdland Tonight, 8/13

Tonight, August 13, Broadway at Birdland presents multi-Grammy and Tony-nominated composerFrank Wildhornin his monthly concert series called “Frank & Friends.” Joining Frank onstage will beConstantine Maroulis(upcoming star of Jekyll & Hyde),Laura Osnes(Tony nominee/Bonnie & Clyde and upcoming Cinderella),Melissa vanDerSchyff(Bonnie & Clyde) andStark Sands(upcoming Kinky Boots).

The series of very special one-night-only concerts will celebrate the songs and favorite performers from the composer’s wide range of work in popular, jazz, theatrical and classical music. All profits will go to The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in the performing arts and entertainment.Jason Howlandwill act as musical director. Read more at Broadway World

 

‘American Idol’ winner, Whitney Houston co-star Jordin Sparks to sing on Day 1 at US Open “American Idol” winner Jordin Sparks will headline the opening-night program Aug. 27 at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.

Sparks will perform a song from her upcoming movie, “Sparkle,” which includes the late Whitney Houston’s final screen performance. Sparks also will sing the national anthem. Read more at Washington Post

 

From Justin To Kelly: Carly Rae Jepsen Explains Instagram Pic

What do you get when Carly Rae Jepsen surprises Kelly Clarkson in Justin Bieber’s dressing room? An Instagram photo opportunity!

“We were at the Capital Ball in London,” Jepsen told MTV News before taking the stage in Chicago for the Pop-Tarts Crazy Good Summer Concert. “I met up with [manager] Scooter [Braun] and I went to go say hello to Justin Bieber because we hadn’t seen each other in a couple weeks, and I go into his dressing room and I’m like, ‘Hey, Justin,’ and Kelly Clarkson is there.” Read more at MTV

 

Cher Lloyd Says ‘Want U Back’ Single ‘Explains Me’ Winning isn’t everything — just ask One Direction. The boy band landed in third place on “The X Factor” U.K. back in 2010 but are proving that losing might have been the best thing that ever happened to them.

Following in their footsteps is spunky pop singer and rapper Cher Lloyd. Just like the guys, Lloyd competed in the seventh season of the British singing competition but came up short, landing in fourth place. Since then, she has had a #1 single and top-five album in the U.K. and has made her way to the U.S. with her catchy hit ”Want U Back.” Read more at MTV

 

One Direction’s Zayn Malik ‘Asks Dancer For Her Number’ At Olympic Closing Ceremony While Zayn Malik might be ‘loved up’ with Little Mix star Perrie Edwards it seems that the star can’t help but let his eye wonder as the One Direction star reportedly made moves on dancers at the Olympic Closing Ceremony last night. (Aug 12)

Zayn joined his fellow Directioners to perform ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ on top of a float that circled the stadium, in front of a worldwide audience. But clearly, the stud’s mind wasn’t completely on his performance as he couldn’t help get distracted by the hundreds of gorgeous dancers that strutted their stuff in the close ceremony. Read more at Oh No They Didn’t!

 

Mariah [Carey] parties w Roc & Roe in the day and at 1 Oak in the night, remains flawless on Instagram 

More photos at Oh No They Didn’t

 

Scotty McCreery Falls Off the Stage, Gets Pranked by Brad Paisley When Scotty McCreery took the stage to open for Brad Paisley in Bethel, N.Y. over the weekend, he must not have paid close enough attention to the width of the walkway into the crowd. Either that, or maybe he was rocking out so hard during the final tune of his set that he lost his balance, because he accidentally tumbled off the stage mid-song.

But he was a good sport about it. After his run on ‘American Idol,’ as well as his touring experience so far, ‘The Trouble With Girls’ hitmaker is seasoned, and thus prepared for all sorts of performance mishaps. Though McCreery took quite a dive during his show on Friday night (August 10), just a few bars of the tune later, he was back on stage again, and singing without skipping much of a beat. Read more at Taste of Country

 

Blake [Shelton] Man Love—Kisses Carson, Begs Justin Timberlake Has Blake Shelton suddenly turned into a 15-year-old girl? Seems like he cannot get enough attention from Hollywood hunks.

First, when Blake wrapped taping on the upcoming season of NBC’sThe Voice, he couldn’t resist kissing the show’s host on the lips.

“I love @CarsonDaly… Really,”Blake declared on Twitter, including a picture of said smooch. Read more at Country Weekly

 

Fox Launches Spanish-Language Network MundoFox MundoFox, the newest of Fox Hispanic Media’s Spanish-language networks targeting the U.S. market debuts today in 50 cities including Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. Fox has teamed with RCN Television Group in Colombia to challenge the Spanish-language dominance of Univision Communications and Telemundo. Read more at Deadline

 

Skylar Laine was in the recording studio today, laying down vocals on a co-write w/ Jeremy Stover. She tweeted out a pic:

 

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