Caleb Lee Hutchinson to Release New Music Jan 18
American Idol 2018 runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson set to release new music on January 18
Diana DeGarmo annonces Kickstarter Campaign
The American Idol season 3 runner-up is ready to release music but needs to raise funds for a subsequent tour. She’s already raised over 8K of a 27K goal.
The songs are written, recorded, mixed, and mastered. The album art is complete and I need your help. With unexpected surgeries I ran out of money. This kickstarter account is to celebrate 2 years of hard work. I want to print vinyl’s for y’all and have 3 Big Band Country BLOWOUT PERFORMANCES to give you GEMINI in Nashville, New York, and Los Angeles! I am so proud of this album. It is my heart and soul and I can’t wait for you all to experience it LIVE!
— Diana DeGarmo Young (@DianaDeGarmo) January 12, 2019
Adam Lambert reveals Bohemian Rhapsody Cameo
But we already knew the American Idol season 9 alum and Queen frontman had made an appearance in the film right? The Golden Globe winning hit movie will be available on digital services beginning January 22.
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) January 11, 2019
American Idol 14’s Rayvon Owen Sings Anthem Ahead of Lakers Game
Rayvon Owen sang the National Anthem at the Staples Center last week ahead of the Lakers game.
— Rayvon Owen (@RayvonOwen) January 10, 2019
Steve Harvey Says He’s Uncertain If He’ll Remain at NBC Because of Kelly Clarkson’s Show – The longtime TV host revealed during a sit-down interview at Variety‘s Entertainment Summit at CES on Wednesday that he doesn’t know if he and his program, Steve, will stay with NBCUniversal when his current season ends. “I thought I was until they made an announcement a couple weeks ago that they wanted to give Kelly Clarkson the owned and operated NBC Networks, and that’s my slot. I don’t know if it sold — it’s not selling like they thought,” he said. – Read more at People
Exclusive: Jordin Sparks Was in the “Middle of the Ocean With a Flamingo Floatie” for Her Wedding – The singer’s knack for going her own way even extended into the way she and Isaiah, 26, got married. “It was super quick. We didn’t really plan anything,” she says of their unconventional wedding. “We ended up going on this summer trip with our friends to Maui, and it was awesome. My best friend Morgan was ordained.” The timing felt right, and so while they were all hanging out in the ocean, Sparks waved Isaiah over for a quick consultation and impromptu ceremony. “I was like, ‘Babe. Why don’t we do it right now?’ And he was like, ‘Yeah, okay.’ So we were like, ‘Morgan, come here.’ And so we were in the middle of the ocean with a flamingo floatie and she said the vows.” – Read more at The Knot
Spice Girls Manager Simon Fuller Q&A: ‘The Music Industry Is An Utter Mess’ – Fuller’s latest music project is Now United, a global pop group made up of 14 teenagers, each from a different country, that has followed in The Spice Girls’ footsteps by signing a global sponsorship deal with Pepsi. As part of that announcement, Billboard spoke with the British-born executive about the power of brand partnerships, the return of ABBA and The Spice Girls and why he “couldn’t give a monkey’s [ass]” about streaming numbers. – Read more at Billboard
Meet the ‘Masked Singer’ Costume Designer Behind Those Elaborate Looks – Fooling the audience, as well as the other contestants, requires some intriguing head-to-toe disguises — courtesy of the woman behind the masks of “The Masked Singer,” costume designer Marina Toybina. Toybina says there was “definitely trial-and-error trying to figure out the best way to hide our talent and make them become these characters without any sign of skin.” Other factors included whether the performer had the type of energetic stage presence that would be hindered by a more constricting design or if that person was statuesque and could pull off a more extravagant look. – Variety
Who Is Lauren Sanchez? All About the Former News Anchor Dating Billionaire Jeff Bezos – Los Angeles TV audiences might be familiar with Sanchez through her work as a former co-host on Fox’s Good Day LA from 2011 to 2017. She has also appeared on Extra as an entertainment reporter. In 2005, Sanchez became the original host of the dancing competition series So You Think You Can Dance, but left the show after one season to have her second child. She has also appeared as a guest co-host on The View. – Read more at People