‘The Voice’ Winner Alisan Porter On Finding Success Again After Child Stardom
“I kind of retired in my mind and was like, ‘OK, I’ll just make music for myself and play gigs here and there.’ It was weird coming in as someone who’s been in the business before because I can understand how people could be like, ‘Oh, she already had her chance.’ You know, what the haters say … I get it, haters, I get it. At the same time, I had been trying to be a singer for a decade, so for me it was like, if I get this one shot, I’m going to take it,” she told HuffPost on AOL Build of her decision to go on the reality singing competition show. –Huffington Post
Jim Belushi Surprises ‘Curly Sue’ Co-Star and ‘Voice’ Winner Alisan Porter!
‘American Idol’ Alum Joshua Ledet Talks Diane Warren-Written Song ‘Trust Me I Lie’: ‘It’s an Amazing Message’ – So why was Ledet meeting Warren? It all goes back to 2013, when Ledet was riding in a car with another finalist from his season, Jessica Sanchez. They were listening to tracks she had recorded for an album, and one of the songs was a Diane Warren composition, “Trust Me I Lie,” previously cut by Nicole Scherzinger. “I told Jessica it was an amazing song: ‘You have to put it on your album,'” says Ledet. “And she said, ‘I don’t know.’ I think it was one of those things where you record a song and you listen to yourself over and over and you start not to like it. The process for her album took so long, she had a lot of time to just keep listening. Eventually you think, ‘OK, I don’t want this song.'” – Read more at Billboard
WATCH: Josh Kaufman talks new single, Indy 500 – INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Josh Kaufman stopped by 24-Hour News 8’s studios Friday morning to discuss the release of his new and original single, “Truth Be Told.” Kaufman won the sixth season of The Voice as a member of Team Usher, and now two years later he is releasing his single. Watch the full interview above to listen to his journey, hear about the race events he will be participating in at the Indy 500, and listen to Kaufman, Dave Barras and Randy Ollis sing together. – Read more at WISH.com (Pre-order for a June 16 self titled EP is available now, but not the single.)
Simon Cowell Shares The Surprising Thing That Puts Him In A ‘Good Mood’
New “America’s Got Talent” judge Simon Cowell sits down with Access Hollywood’s Kit Hoover for a revealing chat about fatherhood and what he was like as a child. What are some pastimes from his own youth that he’s been able to share with his 2-year-old son, Eric?
‘Nashville’ Revival in Talks at 4 to 5 Platforms, Original Cast Still Under Long-Term Deals – Four to five different platforms are interested in scooping up “Nashville” for additional seasons, according to Lionsgate execs who spoke to reporters this morning on an earnings call, adding that all of those venues have been “inbound inquires coming directly to us, asking about the possibility of moving the show.” “The fans and everyone else is clamoring for many more seasons,” Lionsgate’s head of TV, Kevin Beggs, said on the call. Variety sources echo that sentiment with an insider saying that everyone internally at Lionsgate is “remaining optimistic.” – Read more at Variety