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Candice Glover to headline For Our Daughters gala – The For Our Daughters Breast Cancer Gala, now in its fifth year, is a fundraiser to help open lines of communication among young women and their families. This year’s event will be bigger and better, according to founder Mercedes Holloway. Special guest Candice Glover, 26, American Idol winner of Season 12, in 2013, will perform at the gala and do a meet-and-greet with attendees. Glover has been a staunch advocate for breast-cancer awareness ever since her college days, about seven years ago, when a friend had breast cancer. – Read More at Niagara-Gazette

Phillip Phillips Chooses New Single!

The American Idol season 11 winner announces on twitter that he’s chosen his next single.

Colton Dixon Song “Limitless” Scores a Faith Based Movie Trailer

Trent Harmon Reveals Key to Winning ‘American Idol’ – Trent Harmon says when it boils down to it, he just wanted to win American Idol more than the other finalists. The “There’s a Girl” singer reflects on a pivotal moment during the show’s final season, when everyone else was praising another finalist. – Read more at Taste of Country

Kelly Clarkson Is Hitting the Studio to Work on Her ‘Very Different’ Album – “Extra” special correspondent Hilaria Baldwin hung out with Kelly Clarkson at our H&M studios in NYC’s Times Square, where she revealed she is working on a new album! Kelly, who has sold over 20 million albums, teased, “A month and a half ago, we started working on it and it’s very different… very soulful, very urban, very different.” -See the Video at Extra

Kelly Clarkson on Hating Her 20s And How Motherhood Changed Her: ‘Having Kids Cuts Out the Bullsh*t’ – “It sounds so cheesy, but I feel way more confident, way more empowered and way more like I’ve got this,” the singer told ET’s Jennifer Peros about having her own children. “You just have so much going on all the time, especially because I’m a working mom — so many moving parts and so much navigation — that I just feel like I can do anything. I feel like the head of the village.” Clarkson added that having children also has made her more confident with her career. “Having kids cuts out all the bullsh*t in the sense that I don’t have time to do stuff I don’t want to do anymore,” she said. “I don’t have time to make you feel like it was your idea. I just don’t have time for it anymore, so it definitely cuts through the bullsh*t and you just go straight for what you want.” – Read more at ET

Why Kelly Clarkson Doesn’t Want Any More Kids – “With Remy, we actually didn’t name him. Our friends did,” Kelly revealed. “We were at a lunch and I wasn’t even pregnant yet. I was like, ‘Man, if we have another kid, we’d want an R name.’ I think it was my nanny and my assistant shouted out ‘Remington!’ and we were like, ‘Ooh.’ We call him Remy B, because Remington and Remy don’t really fit. He’s kind of the most super chill dude ever. He kind of has to be, because our 2-year-old daughter rules the nest.” Indeed she does. According to Kelly, her mini-me” is the opposite of chill. She is me! She is 100 percent all the time.” River Rose is “the sweetest thing,” Kelly added, “but she’s also 2, so she can go from the sweetest thing to the most awful thing. It’s like, ‘You need to not be a demon!'” – Read more at EOnline

Carrie Underwood remains true to self on tour – Such is the life of a singer from Checotah, Okla. Winner of “American Idol” in 2005, Underwood became one of country music’s biggest stars — without sacrificing her sense of self. “At the end of the day, I’m human,” Underwood said from a recent Rhode Island tour stop, describing life on the road with a 2-year-old son in tow. “I have an incredible job, and it’s absolutely amazing, but there’s still stuff in my life that has to get done. Laundry is one of those things.” – JSOnline.com

Jordin Sparks, Zachary Levi, Kate Walsh Help Raise Money for Operation Smile at Glitzy Gala – Jordin Sparks, Ali Landry, Kate Walsh, Zachary Levi and a host of other celebrities raised money Friday night at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel in support of Operation Smile, a charity that provides free surgeries for children and young adults in developing countries who are born with a cleft lip, a cleft palate or other facial deformities. Prior to the dinner that culminated the gala, cocktails were served to the celebrities, guests and donors. The red carpet, which was graced by Brooke Burke-Charvet, Evan Ross and Craig T. Nelson in addition to the previously mentioned named stars, was rolled out just before the entrance to the main ballroom. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

X Factor’s Planet Jedward crashes to earth after sustaining losses of over £200,000 in two years – As another wave of pop star hopefuls take to the X Factor stage dreaming of success, fame and fortune, the financial tale of Jedward should come as a stark warning to them all. The entertainment firm, Planet Jedward , owned by Ireland’s most famous twins, has crashed back to Earth after chalking up combined losses of €234,000 in two years. New accounts show that John and Edward Grimes’ firm last year recorded a loss of €104,447 and this followed a loss of €130,182 in 2014. – Mirror.co.uk

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