MediaCorp promises ‘glam’ countdown with Adam Lambert – SINGAPORE: Multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Adam Lambert will headline a star-studded countdown show on New Year’s Eve to usher in 2016, MediaCorp announced on Friday (Oct 30). This year’s line-up will also include performances by THELIONCITYBOY, Sisay, Nat Ho, Darryl Yong, Fauzie Laily, Shane Pow, Ian Fang, Zhang Zhen Huan, The Dancefloor finalists, Getai Challenge winner Desmond Ng, Project Superstar Winner Alfred Sim, Gayle Nerva, Kayly Loh, Eswari Gunasagar, Jae Liew and more. The show will be hosted by MediaCorp DJs Mike Kasem and Jean Danker. – Read more at Channel News Asia
The OC Christmas Extravaganza Concert & Ball! – The OC Christmas Extravaganza 2015 will be broadcast live from Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Costa Mesa CA) on December 23rd, on KDOC TV. This holiday concert featuring American Idols and finalists, Kris Allen, Ruben Studdard, Tamyra Gray, Pia Toscano, Elliott Yamin, Ayla Brown, Paris Bennett plus Randy Jackson, will air from 8pm to 10pm. – Read more at occe.brotherton.com
‘ADELE LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY,’ A ONE-NIGHT-ONLY CONCERT SPECIAL FROM RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL, SET TO AIR DEC. 14 ON NBC – NEW YORK – Oct. 30, 2015 – Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Adele will perform a special one-night only concert in New York at Radio City Music Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The event will be recorded for a one-hour NBC special, “Adele Live in New York City,” airing on Monday, Dec. 14 (10 p.m. ET/PT). This extraordinary performance will mark the artist’s first concert in the U.S. since fall 2011 and her largest ever show to date in New York. In celebration of the release of “25,” Adele will take over NBC with performances on “Saturday Night Live” (Nov. 21), “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (Nov. 23) and “Today” (Nov. 25). Adele made her U.S. television debut on NBC’s “Today” in summer 2008. – Read more at NBCUmv
American Idol Rayvon Owen to perform during Dominion Christmas Parade – Fresh off his appearance on American Idol, Richmond’s own Rayvon Owen is scheduled to perform at the 32nd annual Dominion Christmas Parade. Owen, a Henrico High School graduate, will serve as the official Master of Ceremonies and will perform throughout the parade on the Macy’s float. “He is an excellent example of what it means to represent the City of Richmond well,” parade chair Robert Kelly said. – Read more at WTVR.com
‘American Idol’s’ Joey Cook sings for (and with) the kids at Hines Middle School – “I know what bullying is like,” she said, “and I know you’re thinking, ‘I’m in middle school, so it’s only temporary.’ Well I’m going to pull that Band-Aid off right now and tell you, it ain’t temporary. It will keep happening, because this is the age we live in.” She told the students that when she was on “American Idol,” she would get thousands of social media messages every week, more than half of them negative or mean-spirited. “I have a theory about cyber-bullying,” she said. “When someone tells you something mean to your face, you hear it in their voice. When you read it online, it’s like you’re reading it to yourself and you hear it in your own voice. It’s so much worse when it sounds like you’re saying it about yourself. – Read more at Daily Press
Little Mix and Adam Lambert hit ITV2’s Celebrity Juice for some scary fun in the Halloween special – Celebrity Juice fans can enjoy a spook-tastic latest edition of the ITV2 show as chart-toppers Little Mix and US star Adam Lambert are the special guests for the Halloween special.
Women In Country Music: The Biggest Challenge They Face, In Their Own Words – At a recent Pandora-hosted “Women In Country” event, I spoke with three of country’s most impressive female talents: mainstay Martina McBride, and newcomers Cassadee Pope (who won The Voice not too long ago) and RaeLynn about what the biggest challenge of being a woman in the genre these days is, and all three had an interesting perspective on the issue. – Read more at Forbes
Ben Haenow – Second Hand Heart (Behind The Scenes) ft. Kelly Clarkson
See Ben and Kelly behind the scenes of their “Second Hand Heart” music video.
Boy George leaves The Voice audience in shock as he claims he slept with singer Prince – New Voice judge Boy George sent shock waves around a studio audience when he outrageously claimed he had slept with US singer Prince, according to a report. The star’s comment was made during a recent recording of the show, and the reaction from the crowd meant cameras had to stop rolling. “Well OK, if we’re throwing big soul names out there I’ve performed with Prince,” Paloma replied. George then reportedly joked: “Forget that, darling, I’ve slept with Prince.” His shock quip is said to have sent the crowd “wild”, while producers scrambled to halt filming. “The crowd went absolutely wild because they thought they had just witnessed a massive celebrity exclusive.” “Production staff had to come up on stage and speak to them. After that Boy George started backtracking saying he hadn’t really slept with Prince and that in reality, he just had his poster on his wall. But as far as the crowd were concerned the cat was already out of the bag.” – Read more at The Mirror – Read more at The Mirror.uk