Carrie Underwood’s Today Show Concert Cancelled
Due to coverage of Hurricane Florence, the Carrie Underwood concert schedule for Friday Sept 14 on Today will be cancelled.
Due to NBC News’ ongoing coverage of Hurricane Florence, the concert with Carrie Underwood originally scheduled for tomorrow, September 14, on the TODAY plaza has been canceled. Visit https://t.co/LaKO1WBr7r for additional information on upcoming events.
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) September 13, 2018
The Voice Spring Cycle (Season 16) to Begin Filming in October
The Voice Season 15, with coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson and new coach John Legend, will begin taping the season on October 22.
— 1iota (@1iota) September 13, 2018
Carrie Underwood will return to the Opry to Flip the Switch
After a couple of summer dates, Carrie returns to the Grand Ole Opry to “flip the switch” for breast cancer awareness.
— Grand Ole Opry (@opry) September 13, 2018
Clay Aiken Set for Politicon
The American Idol season 2 alum is set for Politicon
“Politicon, the Unconventional Political Convention, is returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center on Oct. 20-21, 2018. This will be its fourth annual gathering, bringing together some of the biggest names in politics and entertainment for an unconventional and highly entertaining weekend of political discourse, just two weeks before the Midterm Elections.”
— Clay Aiken (@clayaiken) September 13, 2018
American Idol Season 13 winner Caleb Johnson Announces New Album
I am excited and proud to finally announce that my brand new studio album Caleb Johnson and the Ramblin' Saints "Born From Southern Ground" will be released on February 22, 2019!! I poured my heart and soul into this record and hope you will love it as much as I do! pic.twitter.com/op1pD13z2L
— Caleb Perry Johnson (@CalebJohnson) September 13, 2018
Thousands audition for ‘American Idol’ in Columbus – An estimated 3,000 hopefuls took the first step toward singing stardom Wednesday at Genoa Park in Columbus as “American Idol” hosted auditions for its 17th season.
“We had a great turnout today,” said Patrick Lynn, who serves as senior supervising producer for the show. “We hope the singing talent is good.” Lynn said those who pass the auditions Wednesday will move on to auditions before executive producers in Denver and Atlanta. Those winners will move on to the show. – Read more at Cincinnati.com
‘American Idol’ auditions draw crowd to Downtown Columbus – The turnout Wednesday seemed to underscore a sustained interest in the competition, even though its ratings have declined considerably since its peak of 38 million viewers in 2003. Some ‘Idol’ wannabes began lining up as early as Tuesday night. By sun-up, more than a thousand had joined the growing crowd of people hoping for a chance at stardom. When the auditions began at 9 a.m., the line spanned most of Washington Boulevard between Broad and Rich streets. – Read more at Dispatch.com
Chris Daughtry and Band Attend Foo Fighters Concert In San Jose
Fun! Chris and his band pose backstage with Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters
David Archuleta talks Christmas CD, single, tour and David Cook – On September 12, American Idol alum and singer-songwriter David Archuleta chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming Christmas album, new song, and Christmas tour. Archuleta also praised fellow Idol alum David Cook. Also, his American Idol fellow musician David Cook just finished his Broadway run in Kinky Boots. “I was bummed that I didn’t see him in the Broadway show, but we did get together and we had dinner. We were able to catch up again, and he is really good about that. David is a good guy,” Archuleta said. – Read more at Digital Journal
Eurovision says Tel Aviv will host 2019 song contest – The Eurovision Song Contest announced Thursday that next year’s competition will be held in Tel Aviv, clearing up some of the political controversy surrounding Israel’s hosting of the 2019 competition. The Israeli government had initially insisted on holding the popular event in Jerusalem. But following a backlash over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as its capital and a subsequent fear of boycotts it dropped the demand to host the world’s largest live music event. The Eurovision said it chose Tel Aviv, Israel’s cultural and commercial epicenter, over Jerusalem and the southern city of Eilat because of its “creative and compelling bid.” – Read more at AP