Headlines: American Idol in Provo, Kat McPhee Speaks Out on Nude Leak

Kelly Clarkson Set to Perform on Today Show September 8.

First Provo ‘American Idol’ auditions draw hundreds downtown – It wasn’t yet 6 a.m., and aspiring singers were already lined up in front of the Historic Utah County Courthouse on Wednesday. By 9 a.m., the line was well into the hundreds. The occasion? Auditions for “American Idol.” – Read more at HeraldExtra

Will the ‘American Idol’ dream begin in Provo? 1,000 or so hope the answer is yes. – Wednesday marked the third time “Idol” auditions have come to Utah — the first since the show left Fox in 2016. ABC is reviving the singing competition; it will debut on that network in early 2018. – Read more at SLTribune

David Archuleta Announces Live Facebook Event

Katharine McPhee Responds to Nude Photo Leak: ‘No One Deserves This Kind of Intrusion’ – The actress and singer, 33, filed suit in Los Angeles County Tuesday in response to intimate photos of her being published on pornographic websites after her phone got hacked. “I was hacked sometime in the last few years, and along with other celebrities a few days ago, my private photos were blasted all over some sick and despicable websites,” McPhee tells PEOPLE exclusively. “The photos that are mine I am not ashamed of. I love my body and they were taken for a man I was deeply in love with, or for no one but myself. But what is also truly disgusting is that these sites include photos that do not belong to me, and are not of my body, and I’ve learned this happens continually.” – Read more at People

I Auditioned for American Idol and All I Got Was Heat Exhaustion – I’m sitting at a painted wooden booth at Gramps in Wynwood, sipping one of the bar’s cool Rosemary’s Baby drinks, cheerfully recounting an intense day at Miami’s American Idol open auditions with two hopefuls I met earlier in the day. Suddenly, I’m drenched in sweat, my breathing is shallow, and my mind spins. I feel as if I’m suffocating, my heart palpitating. Reeling, I shakily stand and attempt to walk cooly to the restroom but ultimately sprint into a graffitied stall and spew clear liquid into a porcelain bowl. I wobble to the sink and splash water on my face. – Read more at Miami New Times

Cassadee Pope Talks New Music, Reveals She’s Written a Post-Breakup Song That’s ‘a Little Savage’ – “I actually wrote one just recently that’s pretty, it’s almost a little savage,” Pope told ET. “Yeah, it’s a little raw, emotionally. So, I’m like, I might have to throw that guy in there.” Last month, The Voice season 3 winner and musician Rian Dawson called off their engagement and separated after seven years together. At ACM Honors, Pope told ET that she’s been going through some “very personal” changes in her life, adding that she’s used those moments to inspire her new music. See the Video at Entertainment Tonight

Crystal Bowersox talks ‘American Idol’ legacy, new album before Natick, Northampton shows – “I’ll be playing a lot of stuff off this record. I’ll be playing some new stuff too. If you release an album, for you, it’s already old news when it comes out. So I’m testing out some new material with my band, they’re like family to me. They’re all their own characters on stage,” she said. “I love to go out and say hello after the show, too, and I enjoy. I want people to feel like they’re hanging out in my living room. It’s really relaxed,” she said. Speaking about her experience on “American Idol,” Bowersox said it was anything but relaxed. – Read more at MASSLive

Podcast – Ep. 2: Lee DeWyze Interview – His latest single, “The Breakdown,” musically, is a product of “being experimental in the studio with different sounds and different things.” Lyrically, it deals with the hurt of a break-up, inspired by experiences his friends were going through at the time the song was written. “I think when everyone’s going through something, whether it be in a relationship, and let’s say they know it’s coming to an end … your body kind of prepares for it in a weird way,” DeWyze said.

RuPaul: What’s the Tee? – In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Adam Lambert. They discuss American Idol, For Your Entertainment, Max Martin, RCA, clothes, and playing with Queen.

Adam Lambert Lists Art Moderne-Inspired Contemporary Above Sunset Strip (EXCLUSIVE) – Eyeliner loving glam rocker Adam Lambert hoisted his Art Moderne-inspired home just above the eastern end of L.A.’s perennially chic Sunset Strip up for sale with a $3,995,000 price tag. The eighth season “American Idol” runner-up, who recently wrapped up a world-wide tour as the lead vocalist of the iconic ‘70s rock band Queen, purchased the curvilinear, concrete-faced three-story residence in April 2014 for $2,995,000. – Read more at Variety

Fifth Harmony’s Normani & Khalid Are Working Together: Exclusive – Billboard can confirm that rising alt-R&B sensation Khalid and Fifth Harmony star Normani Kordei are working together on collaboration ideas. “Khalid is such an important artist and a great friend,” Normani tells Billboard. “He has something unique and special that only he can offer creatively. Excited to see what lies ahead when we connect in the studio” – Read more at Billboard.com

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