Headlines: Carrie Underwood Set for Glastonbury, John Legend on Adam Levine Voice Departure

Carrie Underwood to Perform at 2019 Glastonbury Festival – Carrie Underwood is heading to the UK this summer for five recently announced Cry Pretty tour dates across the pond. On Wednesday (May 29), the country superstar also revealed that she will be taking the stage at Glastonbury Festival. The five-day festival has an all-star roster of other performers that include headliners The Killers, The Cure, Stormzy, Kylie Minogue and Janet Jackson, as well as George Ezra, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Tame Impala, The Chemical Brothers, Vampire Weekend, Lauryn Hill, Janelle Monaé, Christine and the Queens, Billie Eilish, Hozier and Wu-Tang Clan. Glastonbury will take place in Pilton, Somerset, England from June 26 – June 30, with Underwood making an apperance on the 29. See the rest of her UK tour dates below. – Read more at Billboard

Gabby Barrett added to Toby Keith show – PITTSBURGH — Munhall’s “American Idol” finalist Gabby Barrett and Clay Walker were announced Wednesday as the support acts for Toby Keith’s Sept. 27 concert at Highmark Stadium. Tickets for the show cost $59 to $99, with limited $150 gold circle seats available via Ticketmaster.com, HighmarkStadium.com or by calling the stadium box office at 412-325-7241. You also can purchase tickets directly at the box office during normal business hours between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. – Read more at Timesonline

The Voice Winner Maelyn Jarmon on Winning, What’s Next and Wedding Bells – “Oh, my gosh,” Maelyn told Parade.com in this exclusive interview after her win. “It’s so incredible and overwhelming and humbling, but, mainly, it showed me that I do this for connection with people. The fact that I was voted The Voice winner means that people were feeling what I was feeling, and that’s absolutely everything to me.” – Read more at Parade

John Legend Reacts to Adam Levine’s ‘Sad’ Departure From ‘The Voice’ (Exclusive) – ET spoke with Legend at Sesame Street Workshop’s 50th Anniversary Benefit Gala in New York City on Wednesday, where he said that Levine’s exit is “very sad.” The Maroon 5 frontman was announced to be leaving The Voice last Friday, despite having been previously confirmed as a coach for the upcoming 17th season. “Yeah, we’re sad to see him go. We are very sad, and he’s been a part of the show since the beginning, 16 seasons,” Legend shared. “He’s been so important to the show even existing, so we’re all going to miss him.” – Read more at Entertainment Tonight

Christina Aguilera reflects on 2016 ‘Voice’ departure: I was ‘ready to move on’ – In a new interview with People magazine, Aguilera said her 2018 album “Liberation” represented a “shedding of a certain skin on some level” – and that skin was the show. “Prior to that, I had given myself fully to television and being a part of a network that really wasn’t quite the fit for me after the amount of time I put in,” she told the outlet. Aguilera added that for her, the draw of “The Voice” was the stability it provided her and her kids, Max, 11, and Summer, 4. “But after a certain amount of time, of course, the artist in me was like, ‘I have to evolve!’ ” she explained. “I was just very afraid of going out on tour and the instability I felt it would maybe impose on my children.” – Read more at USA Today

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