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Nigel Lythgoe Shocked by ‘The Voice’ Emmy Win

 

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The Voice won the award for ‘Outstanding Reality-Competition Show’ at the 65th Annual Emmy Awards on Sunday (Sep. 22), Though many fans were happy with the outcome, there’s one person who isn’t happy with the choice and his name is Nigel Lythgoe.

Lythgoe (who was let go from his post as exec producer of American Idol) took to Twitter following the NBC show’s win to voice is discontent with the decision.

“Shocked that The Voice won. Not so much for #SYTYCD but for #AmericanIdol,” tweeted Lythgoe. “The first, the best and the program that changed the face of TV.”

Lythgoe’s show, So You Think You Can Dance, was also nominated in the same category up against The Amazing Race, Project Runway, Dancing With the Stars and Top Chef. He went on to explain why the decision shocked him.

“I’m talking about over the 11 years American Idol changed the face of television across the World it didn’t win an Emmy,” he continued. “Not just lately.”

Lythgoe is referring to the fact that American Idol has lost ‘Outstanding Reality-Competition Show’ for the past several years, but newcomer The Voice was able to beat everyone in the category, after having been on television for less than five years.

Lythgoe, 64, was let go from American Idol in July 2013.

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Idol Winner Candice Glover’s Debut Album Gets New Release Date

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Candice Glover won the title of ‘American Idol’ back in May. Her album was originally slated to drop on July 16, but things have since changed.

Glover’s debut album, Music Speaks, will be released on October 8, 2013.  The Idol winner shared the news on Twitter.

She tweeted, “My album is almost done! I’m making the music I’ve always wanted to make BUT I just want to take a little more time to perfect it for you :)”

Adding, “Excited to say that the album will be out October 8th. Can’t wait for ya’ll to hear it! I promise it’ll be worth the wait! #MusicSpeaksOct8.”

  Glover’s first single from the album, “I Am Beautiful,” is currently available for digital download on iTunes.

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Jennifer Lopez Loses Court Battle To Ojani Noa Over Home Video

 

After years of battling things out in court with ex-husband Ojani Noa, Jennifer Lopez has lost the fight. The two, who were married briefly, and apparently Noa still has  an embarrassing home video that they took part in during the marriage.

So how exactly could Noa win a case against Jennifer Lopez? According to Radar Online, Noa found a loophole in the law. Instead of the tape being released by Noa himself, he sold the tape to his ex-girlfriend, Claudia Vazquez and she will release the footage on his behalf.

Ed Meyer, the executive producer of the project told RadarOnline the following: “Claudia Vazquez has been allowed to release the home videos of Ojani and Jennifer. The project will deal with JLo’s rise to fame, and her marriage to Ojani. Claudia will be meeting with video distributors on Tuesday, and hopefully, a deal can be made very soon.”

You have to wonder what Noa’s motives are. It can’t be money because I’m willing to bet JLO would have paid him off.  It has to be a case of  “the scorned lover.” Why? Because I am pretty sure JLO is not the only woman, as we have seen may times before, in Hollywood that has recorded intimate details of her relationship.  If Noa truly care about JLO, I doubt he would have even mentioned having a tape let alone releasing it into the hands of an ex.

‘Extra’ Helps Jennifer Lopez Celebrate Album Pre-Release

Extra was on-hand to help American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez celebrate the pre-release of her album Love? The party took place at The Grove a few nights ago where Lopez was interviewed by host Mario Lopez. The two talked about JLO’s new album as well as her new single “I’m Into You” featuring Lil’ Wayne. Check out some pictures of JLO in her glittery gold outfit. The segment will air on May 4, on Extra. Jennifer’s video co-star William Levy was also at the party.

Source- Lovely Lopez

New Music Video: Crystal Bowersox- “Farmer’s Daughter”

“Farmer’s Daughter” was released as the first single off of Crystal Bowersox’s debut album by the same name. The music video for “Farmer’s Daughter” premiered on her website on December 16, 2010. In case you haven’t seen the American Idol runner-up’s video, you can check it out below.

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