Tonight, American Idol settles into it’s regular Wednesday timeslot, 1 hour, and heads to audition singers from the Land of Brotherly Love. We’ll be Live Blogging at 8/7c pm.
Pop & John Legend to Team on Second Season of SING IT ON – The real-life journey of the country’s most dynamic collegiate a cappella groups will take center stage in a second season of SING IT ON, Pop’s original television docu-series executive produced by renowned singer-songwriter John Legend, along with his production partners at Get Lifted Film Co., Sharp Entertainment and its parent CORE Media Group, co-producers of award-winning hit shows “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance.” – Read more at Broadway World
Chris Young Explains Why He Chose Cassadee Pope for ‘Think of You’ – “There’s not a lot of female voices in country music that you can really pull from, and even those that you could at the time, Miranda (Lambert) and Carrie (Underwood) had just done a duet together, there’s a lot of space taken up there.” Then, Young played a songwriter round with Pope. She led off, and by the time she got to the first chorus, he was already planning how he’d ask her to join him on the uptempo, lost-love song. Some had suggested he pick a pop artist instead, but he knew The Voice singer was the one. “I love how she sings, I love how she sounds. I was really glad she wanted to do it.” – Read more at Taste of Country
Gwen Stefani Caught the Bouquet at the Wedding of Blake Shelton’s Hairstylist – The musical couple attended the wedding of Shelton’s hairstylist Amanda Craig, co-owner of the Leigh, Edwards & Company salon, in Nashville on Saturday, where Stefani caught the bouquet with an unintentional assist from Shelton. “Amanda threw the bouquet, and it hit Blake in the head and fell on the floor,” says a guest. “Gwen picked it up!” The Voice judges were among the nearly 350 guests – who also included Carson Daly, country singer and Voice alum RaeLynn and former Voice contestant Gwen Sebastian – attending Craig’s wedding to Joel Borski, director of merchandise at Warner Music Nashville. – (Kelly Clarkson was there too) – Read more at People.com
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