Headlines: American Idol in Annapolis, Trenyce, David Archuleta, Lauren Duski

Hundreds turn out for ‘American Idol’ auditions in Annapolis – How did Crofton resident Molly Sinnott make it to the front of the line at the “American Idol” auditions Tuesday morning in Annapolis? Some hopefuls camped out in nearby parking lots; some started lining up at 4 a.m. But Sinnott, a 2015 Yale University graduate, earned her spot as No. 1. She auditioned six years ago for the American Idol Experience at Disney World and won. One of her prizes was a Dream Pass enabling her to a guaranteed “American Idol” audition and first place in line. – Read more at Capitalgazette

Kenneth Mosley, Trenyce, Matt Manuel and Justin Reynolds to Lead MOTOWN THE MUSICAL National Tour; Cast Complete! – Work Light Productions has announced the complete cast for the National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. Leading this new tour will be Kenneth Mosley as Berry Gordy (pictured, left), Trenyce as Diana Ross, Matt Manuel as Marvin Gaye, and Justin Reynolds as Smokey Robinson, with Kai Calhoun and Chase Phillips portraying Berry Gordy’s boyhood counterpart and the roles of young stars Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder. – Read more at Broadway World

David Archuleta to perform in Manila next month – Bookmark October 20 because American Idol season seven alum David Archuleta is confirmed he’s coming to perform at the KIA Theater in Cubao, Metro Manila. On Facebook, the baby faced crooner posted a video to announce his show at the Kia Theater. – Read more at GMA Theater

Gaylord’s Duski heads to Michigan for fall tour – Lauren Duski is coming to Michigan this month. The singer-songwriter who took second place this year in NBC’s “The Voice,” lives in Nashville, calls Gaylord her hometown and has a list of shows scheduled for September and October with several in the Great Lakes State. “I’m super excited to get on the road and start playing songs that no one has ever heard,” Duski said. She said this will be her first time playing with a full band, contrary to her typical acoustic style. Since “The Voice” ended in May, Duski wasted no time in getting to work by songwriting each day and creating 10 new songs she said she is excited to share. – Read more at Gaylord Herald Times

‘America’s Got Talent’ Boss Talks Season 12 Standouts, Stellar Ratings – “The show feels like it’s happening in a time when people want something really uplifting and really heartwarming, like our show,” she said. “No matter what’s happening around the world or what’s happening in your own life, there’s a really safe, lovely place to be for a couple of hours where you can really enjoy yourself, and I think that’s what our show is.” – Read more at The Wrap

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