Headlines: Adam Lambert, Fantasia, Joshua Ledet

Survivor Second Chance continues at 8/7c PM on CBS. The Lyon family drama heats up on Empire 9/8c PM on FOX, More Nashville at 10/9c PM on ABC.

Adam Lambert to perform at Attitude Awards – We’re thrilled to announce that Adam Lambert will be a special musical guest, performing at tonight’s 2015 Attitude Awards in association with Virgin Holidays. Adam covered our May issue this year, and the reaction was so positive (hello Glamberts!) that we’re thrilled to announce there will be an exclusive Adam cover of our upcoming November issue available to purchase exclusively through newsstand.co.uk– it’s available to pre-order RIGHT NOW (get in quick!). – Read more at Attitude.co.UK

‘AI’ Winner Joshua Ledet Set for L.A.’s ‘Taste of Soul’ Oct. 17 – *American singer, songwriter, and 3rd place finalist from the 11th Season of American Idol with dynamic, eclectic, soaring, church-bred brand of soul music, Joshua Ledet will be performing at the Taste of Soul ‘StarQuest Stage’. The event takes place on Crenshaw Blvd. between Stocker Street and Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, October 17th, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Read more at Eurweb.com

CBS Developing Two Dramas from Paul Downs Colaizzo with EPs Ryan Seacrest & Ludacris – Paul Downs Colaizzo is developing two dramas for CBS, including a series with Ryan Seacrest and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges attached as exec producers, Variety has learned. “The Down Beat,” also hailing from CBS TV Studios and Ryan Seacrest Productions, tells the inspiring story of a former business mogul on a warpath for personal retribution who is determined to take down two warring gangs in the mean streets of Atlanta by offering possible teen recruits an unlikely refuge with a high school marching band. Seacrest, Ludacris and Wass (“Shades of Blue,” “Mixology”) are all non-writing EPs. – Read more at Variety

Fantasia talks tour, next album, fellow ‘American Idol’ alums – Well I can tell you what I want to do, what I will do with this new album which is why it’s taking so long because it has to be exactly what I hear. I’m loving the whole rock-soul thing. People say, “What do you mean by rock-soul?” Well, I have a lot of soul. I grew up in the church and the soul will always be in me, but a lot of people may not know, some may from “Idol,” is that I love rock music. I love Aerosmith. Tina Turner did that whole rock soul thing. And that’s kind of the direction I’m going: rock-soul. I just saw Latoya London. Haven’t spoken to Jennifer in a while but I really do miss her. I saw George Huff on the road, we did a show in New York and I got to speak with him. So it’s been a while. – Read more at AL.com

NASHVILLE’S SONG-STORY SYNERGY – The ABC series Nashville has been feeding high-quality music to Big Machine since it hit the airwaves in fall 2012—and music is a big part of what gives Callie Khouri’s prime-time drama its traction. Entering its fourth season, Nashville is watched by 6m each week on average, while Big Machine’s six soundtrack albums, two for each season, and various tracks have collectively sold 1.2m in TEA. “I’ve already got 22 great songs for the first [season four] soundtrack—and we’re only three episodes into recording,” says Buddy Miller, who serves as Nashville’s executive music producer. “That’s amazing, really. And these songs are as good as anything you’ll find out there.” – Read more at Hits Daily Double

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