Headlines: Fifth Harmony at the BBMA’s, Trent Harmon Heads Tupelo Fest

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MULTI-PLATINUM RECORDING ARTISTS FIFTH HARMONY TO BRING THEIR SMASH HIT “WORK FROM HOME” WITH TY DOLLA $IGN TO THE STAGE FOR THEIR FIRST EVER “BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” PERFORMANCE – Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that multi-platinum recording artists Fifth Harmony will bring their smash hit “Work From Home” featuring Ty Dolla $ign to the stage for their first ever “Billboard Music Awards” performance. The “2016 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. – via dc productions pr

When you’re hot, you’re hot – Trent Harmon – “The first two weeks after the show was over, we did lots and lots and lots of radio,” Harmon said. “Lots of press – that’s what we’re going to do the next few months. I show up and sing ‘Falling’ and try to get them to play ‘Falling’ on their station.” Harmon has been at home in Nashville and he still hears from the American Idol judges. Harry Connick Jr. gave Harmon a quick phone call but had to leave a message when Harmon was airborne and out of reach. “He left me one of the nicest voice mails I’ve ever gotten in my life. It was a two or three minute voicemail. He said, ‘you can sing, obviously you can sing but I’m really proud of how you handled yourself on the show and I’ve kept up with your interviews and how you’re answering questions. That’s just as important as the musical aspect. And he’ll be headlining the upcoming Tupelo Elvis Festival the first week of June. But Harmon has his eyes on a annual event that takes place a bit later in the summer – the Miss Mississippi pageant. His younger sister, Randi Kathryn Harmon, will be competing for the coveted crown. Before he competed in American Idol he told his little sister what he really wanted. – Read more at Clarion Ledger

Clay Aiken: North Carolina Bathroom Law Will Backfire – During an interview with the FOX Business Network’s Varney & Co., former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant Clay Aiken said the General Assembly in North Carolina has overreached in the last five years and made the transgender law a political issue. The former “American Idol” contestant told host Stuart Varney that the central point surrounding the North Carolina transgender law revolves around one question: “Do you want to go to the bathroom with Caitlyn Jenner?” “People have been using the bathroom that they associate with for decades and it hasn’t been a problem,” Aiken said. “This is a problem that was created and manufactured by the [North Carolina] General Assembly.” – Read more at FOXBusiness

Keith Urban Says He Needed Carrie Underwood on ‘The Fighter’ — Here’s Why – When Keith Urban ran into scheduling roadblocks trying to get Carrie Underwood on his new track “The Fighter,” he wasn’t willing give up and ask someone else. It had to be Underwood. Her voice is simply unparalleled. “I love her voice. Love it. And I actually think she’s got so much more to go. She’s really really, really talented and she’s just really starting to discover what she can do as a singer,” Urban tells The Boot. – Read more at Taste of Country

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