LUKE BRYAN, DEMI LOVATO AND WIZ KHALIFA FEATURING CHARLIE PUTH TO PERFORM LIVE FROM TIMES SQUARE ON
DICK CLARK’S NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST 2016 – Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato and Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth join headliner Carrie Underwood live in Times Square as part of ABC’s telecast of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016.” Luke Bryan will perform a medley of his hit songs, Demi Lovato will perform songs off her new album Confident and Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth will perform their smash hit “See You Again.” Each performance will take place in the hours leading up to the 2016 countdown, performing for over 1 million fans live in Times Square, and millions more on TV. They join previously announced performers One Direction, who will headline the Billboard Hollywood Party in Los Angeles. With over 38 performances and 5 ½ hours of music, America’s biggest celebration of the year will take place on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the ABC Television Network. – via dc productions pr release
Carrie Underwood premieres romantic new video for ‘Heartbeat’ – Carrie Underwood made audiences swoon with her performance of “Heartbeat” at the American Music Awards, and Tuesday she released an ethereal video for the ballad. In the video, which made its broadcast premiere on TODAY, Underwood sings of dancing under a harvest moon and admiring the way her loved one looks “in a firefly glow.” It’s the second single from her fifth studio album, “Storyteller.” – Read more at Today
Orange County Brings The Holliest Jolliest Christmas Special To America With The Orange County Christmas Extravaganza, Wednesday, December 23rd – Embracing the best of the Christmas season, three time Emmy nominated producer Ron DeShay announces his first annual Christmas Special in the OC Christmas Extravaganza 2015 for Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA. Broadcast live on KDOC, in Los Angeles, as well having the red carpet arrivals with live hits on KABC News Channel 7, the ABC owned station in Los Angeles, the Christmas Extravaganza will feature performances by Ruben Studdard, Kris Allen, Tamyra Gray, Ayla Brown, Paris Bennett, Pia Toscano, Elliott Yamin, and many many others. The live broadcast will also be telecast into the Houston, TX market by KUBE, and the New York, NY market as well. – Read more at prweb.com
Exclusive: Fantasia Joins Primary Wave Management Roster – Fantasia has joined the management roster at Primary Wave Entertainment. The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and American Idol season three winner is currently recording her fifth studio album, slated for release in 2016. She is concurrently prepping for guest appearances and performances throughout the upcoming final season of American Idol, which helped launch her career in 2004. – Read more at Billboard
EXCLUSIVE: Blake Shelton Says He’s ‘Thankful’ For His ‘Stunning’ Girlfriend Gwen Stefani – “I’m thankful for Gwen for tons of reasons,” Shelton said, “but mostly because she makes us all look a whole lot better on this show.” The 39-year-old “Sangria” singer also revealed that he couldn’t for fans to see what the 46-year-old former No Doubt frontwoman would be wearing for her performance during Monday night’s broadcast. “Wait til you see! I saw what she’s going to be wearing for this performance tonight, it’s stunning,” Shelton said. “It’s so beautiful.” – Read more at ET Canada
Simon Cowell and Carrie Underwood Reunite Backstage at X Factor UK
Carrie Underwood performed “Heartbeat” on X Factor UK Sunday, reunion with Simon Cowell included!
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) December 1, 2015
American Idols to Perform Concert for World Aids Day American Idol alums Rayvon Owen, Melinda Doolittle, Kris Allen and Devin Velez took a break during rehearsals yesterday for World Aids Day concert in Detroit set for tonight.
Chris Daughtry poses with Friends at the Hollywood Christmas Parade
A slew of American Idol alums performed at the Hollywood Christmas Parade on Sunday, and Chris Daughtry posed for photos with a few of them.
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