Headlines: Broadway Loves Kelly Clarkson, Tori Kelly Signs Pub Deal

Jennifer Damiano, Jenna Ushkowitz, and More Set for Broadway Loves Kelly Clarkson – The Broadway Loves series will returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below this fall with Broadway Loves Kelly Clarkson, a celebration of the three-time Grammy winning original American Idol. Concerts will take place April 3 at 7 and 9:30pm. Benjamin Rauhala serves as producer and musical director. Broadway Loves Kelly Clarkson will feature a set-list filled with hits from Clarkson’s 15-year career, including “A Moment Like This,” “Since U Been Gone,” “Piece By Piece,” and more. – Read more at TheatreMania

Tori Kelly Signs Global Deal With Sony/ATV – Tori Kelly has signed a long-term, worldwide deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Billboard can reveal. The Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter joins the Sony/ATV stable as she gets to work on the followup to her debut full-length album Unbreakable Smile, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 in July 2015. “I’m thrilled to be part of the Sony/ATV Publishing family and eager to start working together to create my next project,” comments Kelly in a statement. “I can’t wait to see what the future holds as I continue to develop as an artist.” – Read more at Billboard

Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Zac Brown and more receive CMA Triple Play Awards – Twenty of Nashville’s top songwriters, including Checotah native Carrie Underwood, were recognized with CMA Triple Play Awards during the Eighth Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon today at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, Tenn. The prestigious trophy is presented to songwriters who pen three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period. The luncheon was hosted by Troy Tomlinson, President and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Nashville and Country Music Association Board member. – Read more at NewsOK

Lauren Alaina Celebrates ACM Nomination

The American Idol 10 singer celebrates her first ACM nomination for best new female artist.

How Gwen Stefani Chose Love After Splitting with Gavin Rossdale – Gwen is also super excited to work with Céline Dion, who is her advisor on this season of “The Voice.” She shared, “That was crazy. I feel like she was the one to get… for Céline to come and mentor, it was crazy, ’cause she is the ultimate. She speaks to the world with her music… – Extra

The Voice’s Cassadee Pope Shares a Photo

Hm. Looks like Cassadee and her fiance had a good time at the Grammys…

American Idol 10 Reunion

James Durbin and his family attended the PMJ tour feat Casey Abrams

Scotty McCreery, still busy after ‘American Idol,’ rolls into Elkhart to play The Lerner – When Scotty McCreery called last week for his interview with The Tribune, the country music singer was still reeling from the Super Bowl game three days earlier. “Man, that was absolutely unbelievable,” he says. “I have never seen anything like that. That was crazy.” “We were just downright depressed for almost three quarters,” he says. “‘What is going on?’ It was sad, but they didn’t give up. Man, it was a fun game to be in.” – Read more at South Bend Tribune

Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes IN TRANSIT Star, Justin Guarini – Today’s guest is Justin Guarini. We talk about his family life, his new show on Broadway In Transit, and what he has learned from saying “no” to certain jobs. – Listen at Broadway World.com

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