Headlines: Adam Lambert Helps Raise 1M, Laine Hardy New Song Preview

Adam Lambert Helps Project Angel Food Raises $1.1 Million During KTLA Telethon – Adam Lambert, “Batwoman” star Javicia Leslie and Jamie Lee Curtis were just a few of the Hollywood superstars to appear on Project Angel Food’s Lead With Love telethon on Saturday. The two-hour televised event on KTLA 5 raised more than $1.1 million meal delivery service for people facing debilitating illness. Hosted by Eric McCormack and KTLA News anchor Jessica Holmes as well as Loni Love and Alec Mapa, the evening began with a surprise greeting by Ringo Starr … Read more at Variety

Laine Hardy to Drop New Song on Friday July 23

The American Idol 2012 winner Laine Hardy shares a snip of his new song, out on Friday July 23

EXCLUSIVE | Channel 7 hits pause on AUSTRALIAN IDOL revival due to ongoing COVID issues – TV Blackbox can confirm Channel 7 has made the decision to pause development on the upcoming revival of Australian Idol due to ongoing uncertainty regarding filming in Australia with studio audiences. While its currently unclear how long production will be delayed, the network remains fully committed to producing the series in the long term. The Idol revival is a big investment for Channel 7, and the network wants the return of the series to Australian screens for the first time since 2009 to be a significant ‘event television’ moment. While some international talent programs have continued without audiences. Seven believes a large arena-size crowd is an essential visual and audio component for the program’s success. – Read more at TVBlackBox.com

‘God, He’s Been Good’: A Chat With ‘The Voice’ Semi-Finalist Davon Fleming Before His Hotter Than July Gig – Since becoming a semi-finalist on season 13 of “The Voice,” Fleming has been touring as a backing vocalist with his “Voice” coach, Jennifer Hudson. He has also released a Christmas single and, earlier this year, the touching ballad “Reach Your Heart.” Fleming is currently working on an EP in his limited free time. Fleming will headline the Hotter Than July Virtual Picnic on Saturday, July 24. The event is a collaboration between LGBT Detroit, the nation’s largest and longest-running Black-led LGBT organization, and the largest and longest-running LGBTQ+ publication in Michigan, Pride Source’s Between The Lines. I’ve never really had to come out. My story was not that dramatic. Growing up, my family always knew what it was. I didn’t know what to call it, but I was comfortable in my own skin. I didn’t have a horrible story of my family treating me as an outcast. Thank God we loved each other enough, and we were strong enough in our relationship and our values to keep our relationship going, and that was never an issue. – Read more at PrideSource.com

Andrew Lloyd Webber Closes London ‘Cinderella’ Musical Due To Covid-19; Composer Blames Government For “Devastating Decision” – Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced the indefinite closure of his new West End musical Cinderella a day before its official opening due to what the composer angrily called “the blunt instrument that is the Government’s isolation guidance” regarding Covid-19. In a tweet Monday morning, Webber said the musical, which began performances just last month at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, will not resume today as planned (performances were halted Saturday after an actor tested positive for Covid). The $8.2 million musical was set to officially open July 20. – Read more at Deadline

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