"I was willing to beg!" the country crooner tells THR of performing for the legendary singer at the Feb. 11 tribute in Los Angeles. The two go way back, says Rimes: "I won my first singing competition with 'Memories' from Cats."
Can American Idol contestants ever perfectly cover Streisand? "Yeah, I think there are kids that can sing it," the judge tells THR. As for viewers' claims that Jackson is now the harshest judge on the Fox show? "I am not!" Jackson tells THR. "Simon [Cowell] is still the mean one! We're having a good time!"
Elvis Costello, Diana Krall
Krall, who has produced for Streisand, says the singer has many talents: Comedian, singer, philanthropist, director, writer. "Don't forget card player!" quips Costello (Krall's husband).
Dwayne Johnson, Matthew McConaughey, Julie Plec, Megan Fox, Chloe Grace Moretz, Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez were among those attending the events in the first few days at San Diego Comic-Con. View gallery
DC Comics and VICE teamed up to give 20 acclaimed artists a white latex reproduction of Batman's famous cowl and cape and asked them to design what they envisioned the Caped Crusader wearing — this is what they came up with. View gallery
Zoe Saldana transforms into Ellen Ripley from "Aliens" while Nathan Fillion taps into his inner Captain Kirk and Chris Hardwick goes "Back to the Future" as Marty McFly in THR's tribute to graphic novels, with the help of illustrator and artist Reid Kikuo Johnson. View gallery