Headlines: Adam Lambert ‘Why I’m Voting’, Scarypoolparty at the Drive-in

iHeartMedia Launches “Why I’m Voting” to Encourage Americans to Share Their Reasons for Voting in Local, State and National Elections on November 3 – Beginning Monday, August 10 and running until Election Day on November 3, iHeartMedia will open up its more than 850 broadcast radio stations in 160 markets, podcasts, social media platforms and iHeartRadio App to give its 278 million listeners a chance to answer the simple question: “Why am I voting?” Listeners can hear thoughts from some of today’s biggest celebrities and cultural leaders and record and submit their own 20 second or less audio or video message at iheartradio.com/vote. Participants include Aaron Mahnke, Adam Lambert, Andra Day, Ashley McBryde, Baratunde Thurston, Benny Blanco, Billie Eilish, Bob Baumhower, Brett Eldredge, Brit Morin, Brothers Osborne, Chelsea Handler, Chuck Bryant, Dan + Shay, Dan Reynolds (Imagine Dragons), Dani Shapiro, Darius Rucker, Day Sulan, Diplo, DJ Khaled, Fall Out Boy, FINNEAS, French Montana, Grouplove, Jason Derulo, Jason Petty, Jewel, John Legend, Justin Tuck, K CAMP, La La Anthony, Leslie Grace, Lori Gottlieb, Luis Fonsi, Melissa Etheridge, Michael Ray, Michelle Williams, Mike Shinoda, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Robert Evans, Sammy Jaye, Saweetie, Selena Gomez, Stephanie Ruhle, Swae Lee, The Head and the Heart, Tom Colicchio, Trevor Daniel, Tyla Yaweh, Will Ferrell, YFN Lucci and others. – Read more at Valdos Daily Times

Pomona’s Alejandro Aranda brings Scarypoolparty to City National Grove of Anaheim’s Drive-In OC – Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Alejandro Aranda, who goes by the moniker Scarypoolparty, will headline City National Grove of Anaheim’s Drive-In OC series on Friday, Sept. 4. Tickets are $150 for general admission and $250 for VIP and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14 via AXS.com. Ticket price is per vehicle and each patron inside the vehicle must be able to wear a seatbelt (up to 6 people). – Read more at OCRegister.com

Why Kellie Pickler Won’t Have a Quarantine Baby With Husband Kyle Jacobs: ‘I Love Being’ an Aunt – Staying put! Kellie Pickler and her husband, Kyle Jacobs, are all set as a family of two. “I love being Aunt Kellie and that is perfect for me,” the American Idol alum, 34, exclusively told Us Weekly on Thursday, August 6, while promoting Hallmark’s Shoebox Collection at Walmart during a game of “Quarantine Confessions.” The singer joked that she needed “another drink” to consider expanding her family, asking if the coronavirus baby boom is “really a thing.” – Read more at US Magazine

John Legend, Variety’s Music Mogul of the Year: Big Business, Bigger Love – John Legend is a lover man, a family man, a soul man, an EGOT, a film and television producer, and — in a role that certainly has not escaped the attention of the president of the United States, or most anyone else — a political animal. That he does it all with conscience and consciousness is what makes Legend a potent force, whether he’s discussing public policy, dissing Donald Trump or crooning the songs of hope, heritage and devotion recently found on his seventh studio album, “Bigger Love.” – Read more at Variety

Terri Seymour Gives Update on Simon Cowell Following Bike Accident: ‘He Just Took a Few Steps’ – Terri told “Extra,” “On Saturday afternoon Simon was in the courtyard of his Malibu home with Eric and Adam and he wanted to show them his new electric bike. It’s very fast and very powerful. I don’t think he realized how powerful it was, and he flew off the bike, landed on his back… obviously was in a lot of pain, in agony.” Terri revealed Simon is doing well and is in good spirits Monday, and that Lauren told her, “He’s on his iPad, making phone calls, working. He actually just took a few steps.” Simon does have a long road ahead, she added: “He is going to need a lot of physical therapy.” – Extra

‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Mike Johnson Criticizes Franchise’s Diversity Efforts as ‘Atrocious’ (EXCLUSIVE) – It’s atrocious. There have been numerous, wonderful Black and indigenous people of color that could have been cast in the lead roles, and for the franchise to not to do that, it’s just terrible. It should not have taken an outcry from the fans, who I absolutely adore — that was a clear sign that there is power in numbers, so I love the fans who signed petitions and things like that, but it shouldn’t have taken that. I hope that they do listen. And I hope that it’s not just the leads and contestants, but people in charge should also be diverse, as well. – Read more at Variety.com

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