Headlines: Blake Shelton ‘Soul’ of The Voice, Niall Horan Shows Off Chair

John Legend Calls Blake Shelton the ‘Soul’ of ‘The Voice’ After Exit Announcement (Exclusive) – “Well, you know, he’s been doing the show for 22 seasons, it’ll be 23 when he’s done, and you can’t do something forever,” Legend said. “We’re gonna miss him though. He’s been the heart and soul and anchor of the show for a long time, and he’s a friend of mine, and I really enjoy working with him.” “We’re all gonna miss him,” he added. Legend is stepping back from the show’s upcoming season, as he takes a break to focus on his growing family and his new album. “We took a break last season because we had another show in our slot that the network tried — and I thought that was gonna happen this season, but it ended up that they wanted us back…but I’ll be back on The Voice, just not this coming season.” – Read more at ETOnline

Meanwhile…NialL Horan posts a clip from The Voice 23 backstage.

On Blake Shelton’s last The Voice season, he’ll be joined by X Factor UK/Former One Direction member Niall Horan, Chance the Rapper and Kelly Clarkson. “There’s I am..there’s my chair…this is going to be fun,” Niall says in the clip.


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Jimmie Allen to guest star on The Connors

Jimmie Allen, American Idol alum and current The Voice Battle Advisor to Blake Shelton will appear on the ABC sitcom, The Connors this season. “This is gonna be a good time!! learning my lines as I type,” Jimmie wrote as he announced the news on social media.


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Adam Lambert on his new musical, Halloween solo tour and singing with Queen: ‘I feel settled and comfortable’ – “My album ‘Velvet’ was released two weeks before everything got shutdown and canceled,” Lambert said. “Once I got over that, I wanted to be creative and do something. I had pitched this idea for a musical before the pandemic started, based on a real story about a real guy, and I started doing Zoom songwriting sessions for it during the pandemic. “Some musicals have one composer and one lyricist. But because of my experience in the music world and the theater world, we’ve chosen to work with a group of composers, lyricists and producers, almost approaching it like a pop album. “I celebrate Halloween when I’m on tour and even when I’m not on tour,” he replied. “I love the holiday, and it’s exciting to put together a (concert tour) especially for Halloween.” – Read more at SwokNews.com

Jennifer Hudson on Striving for Your Dreams and the Importance of Being Yourself – As you were preparing to launch your talk show for the first time, did you reach out to any other talk show hosts to help prepare you? Well, I mean, you know, talk shows are there, so it’s like it’s embedded in us regardless. It’s the soundtrack of our homes, it’s in our culture. So I feel like it’s always been there. The thing I was most excited about is to simply be me. I talked to—let’s see, I heard from Kelly [Clarkson], I heard from Ellen [DeGeneres], getting little insights, Sherri [Shepherd] as well, you know, things like that. But for the most part, my goal is to simply be myself. – Read more at Parade.com

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  1. This is funny! Maybe they should have given Adam a larger part. Haha.

    Italian: 50 of the most paused movie scenes in American cinema

    From the interrogation of Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct “to the cameo of ET in” Star Wars – The Phantom Menace “, from the dazzling Margot Robbie of” The Wolf of Wall Street “to the subliminal appearances of Brad Pitt in” Fight Club “, a journey to discover the sequences taken from Hollywood films most reviewed by the American public

    Bohemian Rapsody (2018). In the biopic dedicated to the front-man of Queen there is a cameo by Adam Lambert. The artist plays an unnamed truck driver with whom Freddie has a brief fling during a stop on the group’s tour, right after a phone call to girlfriend Mary Austin, played by Lucy Boyton.


  2. Probably because he is not recognizable in the movie. I didn’t notice it was him when I watched the movie the first time, then when I found out it was him later I remember going back to that part of the movie to see it again, and I paused it too, lol.

  3. But it is still funny that it is in the top 50 for people pausing for him. And maybe more of him would have been a good thing cause people wanted to look for him. That one small scene sure got a lot of press for Adam, lol.

  4. Sure, more Adam is never a bad thing! It just made me laugh because I did pause it.

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