Headlines: Bachelorette Delayed, Simon Cowell Insists Nasty Image Manufactured

Heads Up Bachelor Fans! Tonight’s Episode on the East Coast Will be Interrupted at 9 pm ET by the President’s Supreme Court Announcement

Maddie Poppe to perform at Wild Rose Casino & Resort – Wild Rose Casino & Resort has announced that American Idol on ABC Season 1 winner Maddie Poppe will perform in the Oakwood Grand Ballroom on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale July 13, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are $25. – Read more at KCRG.com

Phillip Phillips: Chatting with an idol – BD: How did you end up on American Idol? PP: I never watched it but my mom had been a huge fan of the show since it had come out. I thought it was pop singing and I’m not a singer — I’m more of a music guy, who likes playing guitars and instruments and just jamming out. I don’t consider myself an amazing singer like a lot of other people are. My mom or someone else told me to watch this guy Casey Abrams on American Idol, and I did. He was an incredible musician. I then said if someone like him could do it, maybe I can have a shot and I’d give it a try. – Read more at The Bridgeport News

“I like this guy a lot more”: Chris Daughtry on the band’s new album and how he’s grown since American Idol – You’ve said that your newest release, Cage to Rattle, is the most fun, yet most challenging album you’ve done. What was the most difficult part of the process? There were so many variables. Finding our groove in the studio after being out of the game for so long, for one. We had a few scheduling conflicts… leaving in the middle of recording for a tour we had already booked, then after the tour there was a scheduling battle between us and Jacquire (our producer). I started to second guess everything… But it all came together nicely in the end. – Read more at Bandwagon

10 questions with Bucky Covington = Q. If you were not a musician, what career path would you have chosen? A. “My grandfather who I was named after, Buck Covington, started a collision center and my dad took it over and actually I now own a chain of collision centers as well along with my identical twin brother, so I would probably be nose deep in collision centers.” – Read more at Record Herald.com

Mississippi Storytellers: Life after ‘American Idol’ – At the Clarion Ledger’s Mississippi Storytellers: Music & Me, Skylar Laine James talks about the unexpected path her life took after a whirlwind journey through “American Idol” and the Nashville music scene. – Clarion Ledger

Simon Cowell insists he’s only ‘Mr Nasty’ on TV after producers created ‘miserable’ persona – Simon Cowell says his Mr Nasty persona was created by US TV bosses – and insists he is nothing like that in real life. Cowell, 58, said the producers of American Idol came up with the grumpy style – and it has stuck ever since.? But the Britain’s Got Talent boss ­admits he was miserable while filming much of the hit show, which made his name in the US, from 2002 to 2010. He said: “I was not grumpy the whole time. “They just decided, the producers, it would be ­funnier to make me looking miserable and it was sort of an accident. “I found the process so miserable, I hated it.” – Read more at The Mirror

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