"For the musicians, it's a chance to give back to the town that supported and nurtured them when they were starting out, and for the choir members, they become instant hometown heroes," NBC reality chief Craig Plestis said.
» Vanessa Minnillo credits boyfriend Nick Lachey with helping her overcome the embarrassment of leaked pictures of her cavorting with Lindsay Lohan.
Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo have announced that they are planning to get married.
In a joint statement, the couple said: "We're excited and incredibly happy about our engagement and we look forward to a wonderful future together." A source told People magazine that Lachey proposed to Minnillo "near a beach" in California. If anyone's heard the rumors of my engagement, they are absolutely true!
Earlier that year, the pair began flirting on the set of Lachey's "What's Left of Me" video, which was also shot for an episode of "Making The Video." While they played a troubled couple in the clip, their chemistry on set was electric. They may never have gotten their own reality show like Lachey and Simpson, but the pair certainly never shied away from the MTV cameras, with Lachey making several appearances on "TRL" while Minnillo was still host.
They even shared a kiss during the MTV's 2007 New Year's Eve special.
"For me, it's what I look forward to more than anything else."Stop the presses! Perhaps in an attempt to prove his non-wussiness, Nick Lachey brought babe friend, Vanessa Minnillo, to the New York City club Butter Monday night, where they partied with fellow celebrities, danced, kissed and partied throughout the evening.When asked whether tabloid pictures of Nick and Kim on one of their early dates marked the start of Kim's career, the 39-year-old singer said: 'That’s one way to interpret it. Somehow, mysteriously, when we left, there were 30 photographers waiting outside.''It started when I went out on a date with Nick Lachey,' Kim wrote in the 2010 book, Kardashian Konfidential.After rehearsing with their choirmaster in their hometowns, the choirs will fly to New York to perform live in a musical "sing-off" competition over four consecutive nights.Viewers will vote one choir off the show each night.We don't know for sure what happened between Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson.But while Lachey has settled on Vanessa Minnillo - after dating every set of mammary glands in Hollywood - Jessica has only been linked to one lucky guy: Dane Cook.But during this weekend's West Palm Beach stop, Nick Lachey and co. The *NSYNC alum surprised the crowd with a special performance of the band's hit song ! And judging by the first teaser featuring headlining performances by Nick Lachey's boy band, along with O-Town, Dream, and Ryan Cabrera — this concert is basically like stepping into a time machine of musical awesomeness!stepped up their sync with the help of another ‘90s boybander — Joey Fatone! The 39-year-old joined 98 Degrees for the crowd pleasing performance, and even busted out a few of the song's signature dance moves while the iconic music video played behind them on stage. Video: Meghan Trainor Performs With Backstreet Boys!That brings us to now when the pair announced their engagement.They got engaged on Thursday in California, and Lachey made the announcement on his Twitter. "If anyone's heard the rumors of my engagement, they are absolutely true!