JAMES DURBIN IS KING OF IDOLS COURT


Charming the judges and audience, James Durbin secured his place as an "American Idol" frontrunner by crooning to Carole King's hit "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?"
Enthused, Randy Jackson proclaimed, "That was incredible. Not only the performance of the night and you know what I think guys? This guy might just win the whole thing!"
Jennifer Lopez was just as impressed. "I thought from the beginning it was magical...You had me moving up here for the first time all night. You are going to be the star of the night with that one," she professed.
The song took Steven Tyler on a trip down memory lane. While on a bowling date, "That's the first song I made out to a girl with," he said.
Was James' fate sealed with a kiss? Tune in to Fox on Thursday night to find out if he is safe or going home. Watch a clip of the performance that knocked Randy's socks off.

WEDDING DRESSES BEST FOR YOUR BODY TYPE

Spending tons of money on the wedding gown of your dreams won't ensure the most flattering fit. Instead, consider your body type and choose a dress, with the shape, drape and attention to overall symmetry, that hides figure flaws, highlights assets and makes you a beautiful bride whatever your budget.
Plus-size wedding dresses
Plus-size wedding dresses
Off-the-shoulder wedding dresses
Off-the-shoulder wedding dresses
Short wedding dresses
Short wedding dresses
Strapless wedding dresses
Strapless wedding dresses
Wedding dresses with sleeves
Wedding dresses with sleeves
Empire waist dresses
Empire waist dresses

Pear

This body type is very prevalent and sometimes known as a "triangle" shape. You have a slender elegant neck, a sloping narrow shoulder-line, smaller bust, delicate ribcage, defined waist, wider low hips and round thighs. Basically, you're a little bottom-heavy.
Emphasizing the smallest part of your frame is key. Princess wedding gowns will look gorgeous—they gently nip in at the waist and then gradually flare to an A-line shape. (Try a tea-length dress with this silhouette when you want to show off toned calves.) Spectacular ball gowns with either a basque or dropped waistline even out your proportions while supplying real "wow" power. Empire-waist cuts are fitted under the bustline then flow with flattering ease over the rest of your bottom half. We'd suggest avoiding sheath, trumpet, mermaid and other body-hugging dress cuts. Rich, weightier fabrics like taffeta and Duchess satin won't cling, but elegantly skim over areas you want to de-emphasize. Chiffon is a good choice when you desire something a little more ethereal, as it will float around your figure and provide dreamy flattery.
The best necklines are fitted and show considerable skin. Corset bodices are the sexiest, while V-necks are either modest or daring depending on the dip. Try a delicate spaghetti-strap top to show off slim shoulders. To visually de-emphasize your bottom half, consider bodices that feature lots of beading, ruching or embroidery, as this draws the eye upwards. Sleeve details help, too—lightly padded cap sleeves or volume-enhancing pouf and Juliet varieties balance your figure beautifully. Take a pass on bell and poet sleeves that widen out past the elbow.
Tea-length wedding dresses
Tea-length wedding dresses
A-line wedding dresses
A-line wedding dresses
Princess wedding dresses
Princess wedding dresses
Off-the-shoulder wedding dresses
Off-the-shoulder wedding dresses
Beaded wedding dresses
Beaded wedding dresses
V-neck wedding dresses
V-neck wedding dresses

Apple

Also known as the "round," your shape is quite common and not as hard to dress as you might think. Your shoulders are well-balanced with somewhat narrow hips, and you have an ample bustline, wide back, rounded midsection, relatively small posterior and slender arms and legs.
Since your upper body is a bit wider than your lower half, concentrate on minimizing a large bust and thick waistline and maximizing those slim hips and gorgeous gams. Fit-and-flare wedding frocks that flow in a gradual A-shape create waist definition and highlight a generous bustline. As with pear shapes, a snug fit up top adds visual interest, while a deep scoop or V-neckline also draws eyes up and away from a thicker middle. Babydoll and empire-waist dresses that feature relatively slender column skirts also emphasize the chest while sleeking over a wider waist area, and are really comfortable to boot.
Sidestep lightweight fabrics in favor of slightly heavier material that will follow the line of your body, not float away from it and create more volume. Weightier chiffons are lovely, as are damask and faille. Look for airy touches like featherweight overlays of tulle or lace to add decorative oomph. Lots of texture on the bodice helps balance your figure as well—beads, ruching panels, 3-D rosette details, lace—again it's all about striking a pleasing visual balance. Try to avoid really clingy fabrics or super-fitted gown silhouettes like mermaid or trumpet cuts. Do choose to show off shapely gams in tea-length or shorter hems for outdoor and destination weddings.
Tulle wedding dresses
Tulle wedding dresses
Lace wedding dresses
Lace wedding dresses
A-line wedding dresses
A-line wedding dresses
Wedding dresses with ruching
Wedding dresses with ruching
Tea-length wedding dresses
Tea-length wedding dresses
Empire waist wedding dresses
Empire waist wedding dresses

Straight

This shape is also known as the "rectangle" because your waist is undefined, with somewhat broad shoulders and square hips of equal width. You're most likely slim but toned, with a small-to-medium bust, flat stomach and bottom, and slender arms and legs. What you may want to do is coax a little more curve from your frame.
Let's start with a sheath dress cut on the bias. This style adds sensual movement and shape, yet it's a truly elegant wedding gown choice, too. Gleaming silk charmeuse matches beautifully with that slender dress shape (as well as in more fanciful ball gowns) catching the light for added visual volume. Classic princess styles work wonders, as their pulled-in midriffs and flared skirts create an hourglass silhouette on figures that lack waist and hip definition. Empire, babydoll and A-line wedding dresses flatter in the opposite way by simply and comfortably camouflaging the body below the bust. The right decoration up top helps with enhancing shape, too–ruched, pleated, beaded, lace-trimmed–any intricate embellishment adds volume to a smaller bustline. Sabrina and bateau necklines also flatter delicate décolleté.
Choose any sleek silk, satin or mid-weight jersey for a body-conscious effect, and chiffon, lace and velvet as more luxe choices to add attractive volume. Show off slender arms in three-quarter-length sleeves or curvy bell and poet sleeves. We'd suggest steering clear of drop-waist dresses and sweetheart, strapless and off-the-shoulder bodice styles, as they don't tend to flatter smaller bustlines or straight torsos.
Sheath wedding dresses
Sheath wedding dresses
Princess wedding dresses
Princess wedding dresses
A-line wedding dresses
A-line wedding dresses
Empire waist wedding dresses
Empire waist wedding dresses
Wedding dresses with ¾ sleeves
Wedding dresses with ¾ sleeves
Silk charmeuse wedding dresses
Silk charmeuse wedding dresses

Hourglass

Your shoulders are somewhat broad, with curvy hips of a similar width and a nipped-in, defined waist. You likely have a delicate bone structure, medium bust and a derriere that's definitely there. It's one of the rarest body types but also the most balanced and symmetrical.   
Because you're well-proportioned you should strive to accentuate that classic waist-to-hip ratio. Wedding gowns that feature a body-skimming, side-shirred wrap silhouette show off a slender waistline and curvy hip, but in a relaxed way. For something more dramatic and theatrical, try the tight fit-and-flare of a trumpet or mermaid cut. Fitted waists are essential for bringing out the best in your hourglass figure. Dropped-waists can also be lovely, just don't go too loose. (A long-line, corset-style bodice can help greatly with the fit.) Gently dipping sweetheart necklines, as well as strapless and off-the-shoulder shapes, make the most of a generous bust without looking tacky.
Sheath shapes won't work as well on your body type, nor will crazy big ball gowns. Empire wedding dresses may create a top-heavy effect, while bateau and Sabrina necklines tend to do the same. Your fabric choices are pretty numerous, though—the ever-classic chiffon, light georgette, luxe organza, outdoorsy muslin and eyelet, and delicate lace concoctions. Just don't go thick or weighty on either the fabrication or beading as this tends to put a little too much emphasis on your curves. The dress won't easily cling to the slimmest part of your shape, leaving your silhouette a bit chunky.
Chiffon wedding dresses
Chiffon wedding dresses
Organza wedding dresses
Organza wedding dresses
Strapless wedding dresses
Strapless wedding dresses
Dropped waist wedding dresses
Dropped waist wedding dresses
Trumpet wedding dresses
Trumpet wedding dresses
Mermaid wedding dresses
Mermaid wedding dresses

GLEE GUYS SPOTTED IN NEW YORK CITY




From the East to West Coast, check out some of your favorite celebs out and about in this edition of GPS!
First, we caught Sofia Vergara outside of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" in Hollywood last night waving to hordes of fans and paparazzi.
"Glee" stars Cory Monteith and Mark Salling took a break from shooting to check out hats at the Lids store in Times Square yesterday while Chris Colfer chatted with fans and onlookers.
Kate Hudson gets quickly escorted to her car after leavingGoldie Hawn's Foundation Launch Party in NYC last night, while in Hollywood, Jennifer Love Hewitt got similar treatment as she headed to the TCM Classic Film Festival.
Finally, we see Will Ferrell showing love to fans and signing autographs at the 'Everything Must Go' premiere in NYC.


THE VOICE: MUSICAL PERFORMANCES PREMIER

The Voice, to hear host Carson Daly tell it, premiered Tuesday on NBC as "a singing competition unlike any other, because it puts vocal ability first."
Sort of.

Before we even get to the musical performances on the series the network hopes will coax you away from American Idol, here's how it works ...

The Voice Judges
  1. Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine must each draft eight singers to form a team in the "blind auditions."
  2. The singers come out to wow the coaches, whose backs are turned, with their voices alone. If one of the coaches likes The Voice, then ...
  3. He/she presses a magic button that turns his chair around; if he's the only judge to turn, that vocalist is automatically on his/her team.
  4. If more than one coach presses his button, the vocalist who's being fought over gets to choose which coach he/she wants to work with.
  5. Once each coach has chosen eight singers, he or she personally trains the members of that team to make them better vocalists.
  6. Then comes Round Two, in which each coach is responsible for cutting half the members of his or her team. Gonna be rough.
  7. In its last round, The Voice will start to look a lot more familiar. The 16 remaining singers will perform live. Viewers will vote.
  8. The victor receives $100,000 and a record deal. Yay!
Alright, let's get down to business!

The first hopeful to enter the Voice Box (yup, the call it that) was Tarralyn Ramsey, whose rendition of Faith Hill's "Breathe" moved Xtina and Cee Lo:
 
Tarralyn Ramsey - Breathe (On The Voice)

Christina ended up with Tarralyn, while Patrick Thomas became the first member of Blake Shelton's team by channeling his inner Tim McGraw:
 
Patrick Thomas - Live Like You Were Dying (The Voice)

Vicci Martinez's passionate performance of "Rolling in the Deep" piqued the interest of both Cee Lo and Christina, but she went with Cee Lo.
 
Vicci Martinez - Rolling in the Deep (The Voice)

This one was odd. Anyone remember Frenchie Davis from American Idol? She was kicked off because of a nude pic scandal. Now she's back:
 
Frenchie Davis - I Kissed A Girl (The Voice)

Now Christina's project now, while Kelsey Rey, a brunette cutie who whines about being so darn cute (boo hoo) landed on Cee Lo's team:
 
Kelsey Rey - American Boy (The Voice)

Then came Jeff Jenkins, who got ALL "four of the biggest artists on the planet Earth" (Carson loves to say this) to turn around for the first time:
 
Jeff Jenkins - Bless The Broken Road (The Voice)

Jeff chose Adam after heated competition. Also piquing interest from all four, and joining Adam, was Javier Colon with this "Time After Time" cover ...
 
Javier Colon - Time After Time (The Voice)

Tje Austin's audition was one of the only times where the "blind" audition really came into play. Watch him below and you'll see what we mean ...
 
Tje Austin - Just the Way You Are (The Voice)

Beverly McClellan, the final singer of the night, landed with Xtina, giving all the judges three hopefuls. Next week, they pick five more. Here's Bev:
 
Beverly McClellan - Piece Of My Heart (On The Voice)

What did you think of The Voice premiere? A nice addition to the genre, or a complicated, gimmicky American Idol knockoff? Discuss!

RACHAEL RAY'S SKYDIVING IS CLAIMED DEATH DEFYING




It all started with a simple question to Rachel Ray's pal, Comic Bert Kreischer- "Is there anything you wouldn't do?" His immediate response was "skydiving," and the rest is history.
Cameras rolled during every step of their death-defying journey, from the pre-dive lessons, to the nerve-wracking flight, and concluding with a first-hand view of the terrifying drop.
Watch the clip to catch a preview of Rachael and Bert's thrilling jump, and don't miss the full episode of the "Rachael Ray Show" which airs Thursday, April 28th on CBS.

LADY GAGA PERFORMED "JUDAS" LIVE ON ELLEN

As promised, Lady Gaga performed her new hit song "Judas" live on the Ellen DeGeneres Show today, and as expected, she did not disappoint.

Despite being an international superstar with legions of fans, Gaga admitted to the host that she hasn't always been a paragon of confidence.

“Do I feel like a loser sometimes? Yes, of course I do,” she says.

It's okay, Lady. You were "Born This Way" baby and you are very much on the right track. That segue doesn't work as well for "Judas," but alas.
Watch her rock the house on Ellen below!

 
Lada GaGa - Judas (Live World Premiere on Ellen)

BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS HEADLINE: PITBULL, J LO, BLACK EYED PEAS, AND MORE

A new lineup of chart-topping artists including Nicki Minaj and The Voice coach Cee Lo Green will headline the Billboard Music Awards next month.

Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, the Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna and Keith Urban will also perform at the show, which airs live from Las Vegas May 22 on ABC.
Previously announced performers include J, among others.

Gone Pink
Nicki Minaj and her unique style will be on display.

The Hangover 2 star Ken Jeong will serve as host of the newly revived awards show, which returns with a bang after a five-year hiatus.

Will you watch? Are there too many music awards as it is?

PARIS HILTON STALKER CAUGHT IN CAMERA


James Rainford, the stalker arrested in front of Paris Hilton's house last fall, resurfaced yesterday and actually came at Paris outside a courthouse.
The attack on Paris and Cy Waits, ironically, came while they were walking in to court to testify against a different man accused of stalking Hilton last year.
Video taken on the scene of the melee shows Rainford punching Waits in the back of the head and grabbing at his neck before being taken into custody.
Rangford says he wanted her autograph ... on his marriage proposal to her. The guy is not what you'd call stable. Watch the altercation go down below:

JANUARY JONES IS PREGNANT


January Jones Expecting First Child
January Jones is getting ready to enter a whole new chapter in her life.
People.com reports that the "Mad Men" star is pregnant and set to become a single mother this year.
"January Jones is happy to announce that she is expecting her first child this fall," her rep told the website while keeping mum on any other details.
You can catch January in 'X-Men: First Class' when it hits theaters June 3.

MARISA MILLER UPDATE: NEW PHOTOS

An angel has fallen! According to Page Six, model Marisa Miller is reportedly no longer working for Victoria's Secret. Miller started striking a pose for Victoria's Secret in 2002 and debuted on the runway in 2007. At the most recent show, Miller was chosen to don the $3 million "Fantasy Bra," made from 2,300 diamonds.

Her representatives wouldn't comment on the supposed split. But for old time's sake.

Victoria's Secret Angel and flag football pro Marisa Miller has been named FHM Magazine's Sexiest Women in the World. According to the Daily Mail UK, Miller received more than one million votes from readers in 24 countries, including the U.S., UK, Australia, China, France, India and South Africa. She ousted last year's winner Megan Fox.

So what's Miller up to now? She's the face of Harley-Davidson's new "Start Something" campaign, which, according to a press release, "is designed to encourage men to stop dreaming and start riding this summer." Miller said, "I learned to do burnouts on my Nighster on set which was a lot of fun. I hope this campaign can inspire new riders, and show them if I can do it, anybody can!"




Forget yesterday's rumors that Marisa Miller split from Victoria's Secret! A rep for Miller told People that, "rumors that Marisa Miller has parted ways with Victoria Secret are completely false. The supermodel, who has successfully worked with the brand for over 10 years, is currently in negotiations with VS to work out a position with the retail brand for 2010," and President and Chief Marketing Officer of Victoria's Secret Ed Razek said he adores the 31-year-old model. Phew!










Naked Marisa Miller tub time is featured in the August issue of British GQ magazine.
Miller - she of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue - blows bubbles and just covers her modesty, telling the lad mag "it felt really innocent and fun."


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