Brynn Cartelli Will Perform on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW – Singer-Songwriter Brynn Cartelli will perform her holiday cover of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” on The Kelly Clarkson Show airing Friday, December 20th. Check your local listings here. For the chance to win a pair of tickets to attend the taping on Wednesday, December 18th in Los Angeles, fans can enter a sweepstakes starting now. – Read more at Broadway World
Simon Cowell Inks New 5-Year Deal With U.K.’s ITV – Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and Fremantle-owned banner Thames have signed a new five-year deal with the U.K.’s ITV, extending a long-standing relationship and ensuring Britain’s Got Talent will remain on the channel until 2024 and The X Factor will return in 2020. The pact lands amid controversy for Cowell in the U.S. surrounding Gabrielle Union’s departure from NBC’s America’s Got Talent. Union said she was fired after complaining about a hostile environment on the show, which the network is now investigating. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Are Ready to Wed: ‘He Was Very Serious Right from the Start’ Says Source – After four years together, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are ready to take the next step. “Blake was very serious about Gwen right from the start, and early on he thought about proposing,” says a Stefani insider. But the former No Doubt rocker, who is a practicing Roman Catholic, hopes to have a church ceremony with the country star. (Stefani, 50, was previously wed to Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale, 54, for 13 years before the pair split in 2015.) – Read more at People
Lionel Richie Tells Kelly Everyone At ‘American Idol’ Wants To Be Like Her – Lionel Richie tells Kelly that all the contestants at ‘American Idol’ tell him they want to be just like the original American Idol, Kelly Clarkson. Can you blame them? Lionel and Kelly also chat about what got him super excited to create his new fragrance, Hello By Lionel Richie, and what the best part of performing in Vegas is for an artist who’s always on the road.