Headlines: American Idol ‘Losers’ Set Concert, David Archuleta Pride Anthem

Los Angeles Dodgers to Host Sports’ Biggest Pride Celebration – The Dodgers Pride Night, one of the best in the entire world of sports, will return this June 16, likely breaking the record for most people participating in a Pride celebration at a professional sports event again. Dodgers Pride Night will include specialty drinks, rainbow flags, Pride Night Dodgers jerseys, David Archuleta singing the national anthem, and an appearance from lesbian tennis legends and Dodgers part owners Billie Jean King and Ilana Kloss. – Read more at Out.com

American Idol 2023 Top 20 Eliminated Contestants will come together for a concert – The tagline is “where everyone’s a winner. Mariah Faith, Emma Busse, Matt Wilson, Dawson Wayne, Elise Kristine, PJAE, Nailyah Serenity, Malik Heard, Michael Williams, Hannah Nicolaisen and Olivia Soli will participate. The concert takes place in Nashville at The Analog on May 29.

Drag Isn’t Dangerous Telethon Raises More Than $500,000 for LGBTQ Causes – The Drag Isn’t Dangerous livestream telethon, hosted by Justin Martindale, Alaska 5000, Peppermint and Adam Shankman and created by Producer Entertainment Group, raised more than $500,000 for LGBTQ charities. The event saw performers including RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7 winner Jinkx Monsoon, Jake Wesley Rogers, Bob the Drag Queen and more take to the stage in both live and pre-taped performances to help raise money for organizations benefiting the queer community. Along with performances, the event also featured a number of testimonials from LGBTQ entertainers and noted allies such as Margaret Cho, Adam Lambert, Charlize Theron, Sarah Silverman and Melissa McCarthy, who spoke out against the rampant discrimination being faced by LGBTQ people everywhere. Read more at Billboard

American Idol season 7 reunionAdore Delano who went by Danny Noriega on American Idol season 7, and then went on to compete on RuPaul’s Drag Race, had a reunion with fellow season 7 alums David Archuleta and Ramiele Malubay. Adore 2as a Top 24 contestant, while Ramiele left the competition in 9th place. “A FAMILY REUNION!” Adore wrote on their Instagram. “Loved catching up with these two last night. Not trying to get all deep, but the vibes were immaculate. Excited for the future with them in my life again. WE’RE ALL GROWED UP NOW SO WATCH OUT WORLD!” David wrote in comments, “It was incredible after 15 years being United again!!! My idol Hollywood week siblings so good catching up again!!”

‘The Voice’ Free Metaverse Experience Will Let Fans Compete in Virtual Music Battles, Win Prizes and More – “The Voice Studios,” from ITV Studios and metaverse developer Virtual Brand Group, is set to debut May 12. The global launch of the Roblox-style virtual world is timed for the final weeks of Season 23 of “The Voice” on NBC. ITV Studios’ “The Voice” currently airs in 148 versions around the world, including on NBC. Free for anyone to access, “The Voice Studios” will be located in Vegas City, the entertainment destination in metaverse platform Decentraland (at this link). Its launch follows a virtual pop-up event for “The Voice” last year at the Decentraland Metaverse Music Festival that also was created by VBG. – Read more at Variety

Kelly Clarkson couldn’t keep it together the first time she performed Chemistry – Fortunately, that fan winds up being fine and returns to watch the show 30 minutes later. But even before that uneasy moment, Clarkson has been hitting pause for reasons of her own. Just a few words into her first number — the soaring ballad “Skip This Part” — she suddenly stops singing its a cappella intro, already overcome by the first of Chemistry’s four tearjerkers she’ll perform. “I’m sorry, y’all,” she tells the crowd. After taking a second to collect herself, she jokingly calls out the four-piece string section surrounding her on stage. “If y’all weren’t so damn good!” she exclaims with a laugh. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

The Voice Winner Cassadee Pope Talks About Finding Her Sound and Authenticity in Music” – Cassadee Pope stopped in the American Songwriter studio and talked about her time on The Voice and finding her voice in general. She gave us great songwriting tips and was just a pleasure to have.

Ryan Seacrest Details King Charles and Queen Camilla’s Impromptu ‘American Idol’ Cameo – “I have to tell you, I was driving in and my phone rings and it’s the executive producer and she says, ‘Well, we’ve got some news,'” Seacrest shared. “I thought maybe something happened [with a contestant]. She said, ‘Well, the king and the queen are going to make an appearance!'” “I said, ‘This is so great. How?’ ‘Well I don’t know. They’re just gonna figure it out when Lionel and Katy are in some room in Windsor Castle,'” Seacrest continued, referring to Idol judges Lionel Richie and Katy Perry, who are in England after performing at the Coronation Concert. – Read more at ET

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