Posted Thursday, January 30th 2014 @ 4am
Auditions took American Idol to Salt Lake City, Utah last night. Some standouts last night: Kylie Adamson is a lumberjack. Alex Preston did an original song for the judges and they liked it. There was Tequila Wilson works in a funeral parlor, Dexter Roberts is a dog trainer and Carmen Delgina's dad is Wonder Mike from the Sugar Hill Gang. Tonight it's off to Omaha, Nebraska.
Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw are the top nominees for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards, with 7 awards apiece for the April 6 awards show. The nominations were announced Wednesday morning in a series of videos via social media. Keith Urban is up for six awards, and Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Kacey Musgraves and Lee Brice have five apiece. Florida Georgia Line and Lady Antebellum are next with four nods. Blake Shelton & Luke Bryan will co-host the show from Vegas, airing on CBS.
Nielsen says some 33 million watched the State of the Union Address this week.
Look who is turning 60 and graces the cover of this weeks People.
Mick Fleetwood says Fleetwood Mac will head into the studio in March to start working on a new album with Christine McVie, who has returned to the band after a 15-year hiatus. They'll tour this Fall.
"Everybody Loves Raymond" is getting into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame. It'll be inducted at the National Association of Broadcasters luncheon in April.
Barry Gibb of the BeeGees announced on Jimmy Fallon - night before last - he's heading out on the road in May for a 6 date tour. He's on with Kelly and Michael Live! this morning.
Selena Gomez has topped Seventeen magazine’s first-ever list of the Most Powerful Girls 21 and Under. The list was compiled from a national survey of teenage girls on the subject of “power.” Coming in at number two is Demi Lovato, followed by Miley Cyrus, Nickelodeon star Victoria Justice and Kick-Ass’s Chloe Grace Moretz.
This year’s Oscars telecast will pay tribute to the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. “. The 86th Annual Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, airs Sunday, March 2nd.
David Crosby is on Jimmy Fallon tonight.