Headlines: Carrie Underwood Host Kelly & Ryan, Cassadee Pope NASCAR Awards

Carrie Underwood Will Guest Host on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN – Superstar CARRIE UNDERWOOD will join Ryan Seacrest as guest co-host for the first time on the nationally-syndicated morning talk show “Live with Kelly and Ryan” on Friday, Nov. 8. Underwood and Seacrest are longtime friends, having met on “American Idol” in 2005 when Underwood won season four of the hit series. On Nov. 8 on “Live,” Underwood and Seacrest will catch up during the show’s signature Host Chat segment and also sit down with actress Maura Tierney (“The Report”) and actor Brian Cox (“Succession”). – Read more at Broadway World

Country singer Cassadee Pope to co-host 2019 NASCAR Awards: ‘It’s going to be fun’ – Cassadee Pope has the opportunity to combine her country and racing roots. The Grammy-nominated, Platinum-certified singer-songwriter will co-host the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards alongside NBC’s Rutledge Wood. The show is set to take place Dec. 5 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. “I’m nervous, but I’m excited,” Pope told NASCAR.com on Wednesday. “I’m excited to be co-hosting with somebody that I really respect — Rutledge Wood is great — and co-hosting on a subject I do know a good amount about. “I’ve already been prepping. I’ve already been keeping track of what’s going on and all the little fights, all the little dramas that happen in NASCAR because I’m definitely going to pick on some people. I’m excited. It’s going to be fun.” – Read more at Nascar

Global Superstar Taylor Swift to Be Honored as Artist of the Decade at the ‘2019 American Music Awards®,’ Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC – dick clark productions and ABC today announced that global superstar Taylor Swift will be honored with the coveted Artist of the Decade award at the “2019 American Music Awards” and will deliver an unprecedented performance celebrating the biggest hits of her career. Swift, who has won more American Music Awards than any other artist this decade, is also a five-time nominee this year. She also holds the record for most American Music Awards wins of any female artist ever, with 23. The “2019 American Music Awards” will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST, on ABC. – Read more at WDTVPress

Haley Reinhart’s “Shook” on Riverdale Wednesday Night.

The American Idol season 10 singer nabbed another sync. This time on CW’s Riverdale. Check it out on streaming services, including HULU now.

Chris Daughtry’s New Marvel Cover is out Now!

The American Idol 4 alum helped create a wrap around cover for the latest Red Goblin comic. Comic book heros would make the perfect HINT no? WOOF. Heh.

Ally Brooke Says 5H Alum Dinah Jane Has Been Supportive During ‘DWTS’: ‘She Was So Proud of Me’ – Just because each of the Fifth Harmony members are focused on solo projects, doesn’t mean they’ve stopped supporting each other. Ally Brooke, who’s currently a contestant on Dancing With the Stars, recently gushed to Life & Style and other reporters about Dinah JaneOpens in a new Window., who’s basically been her number one fan since competing on the show. “Well, I just saw Dinah recently at an event and she was so proud of me. She watches the show, and she comments a lot on my videos, so maybe her!” the 26-year-old said when asked who’s the most supportive 5H alum. Despite the fact that the two no longer work alongside each other, the pair still share a special bond. “It was a lot of fun,” Ally said of her last hangout with Dinah. – Read more at LifeandStylemag.com

Lauren Alaina Calls John and Tammy in the Morning! – Lauren Alaina is a KSON CountryFest alumni and she is also currently doing an AMAZING job on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars! She called to talk about her new single, “Getting Good” and her upcoming headling tour, “That Girl Was Me” and she fills us in on all the scoop with how she’s doing on Dancing With That Stars! – More at Radio.com

A decade after ‘American Idol,’ Danny Gokey seeing fruits of his labor as Christian singer – It would be easy to see the message in singer Danny Gokey’s new album, “Haven’t Seen It Yet,” as a proclamation of failure. “Whew, where do I even start?” Gokey says of the album in a phone call from Nashville, where the Milwaukee native has lived for 10 years. “It’s a project that I’ve seen so much growth on. I’ve worked with a lot more newer people than I’ve ever worked with before, and I’m really happy with the outcome — the messages, sonically, the sound, the vibe. “You can tell I’m transforming into, I feel like, a more refined, more mature artist. It’s funky, it’s soulful, it’s very hopeful — very, very hopeful.” – Read more at Morning Call

Full Expression: Adam Lambert On His Art And Touring With Queen – Adam Lambert has created a mood that you can slip into as easily as you can a velvet smoking jacket. Entering his new record, ‘VELVET: Side A’, is like stepping onto a runway of Versace, accompanied by your tiny dog companion. Pathed by funky basslines and sultry vocals and led with confidence and pride; It will fit you like a glove. Lead single, ‘Superpower’ is the perfect introduction. “It’s a strut song, yeah!” Adam laughs. Starting as a slow burner, the disco-inspired track sees him take back his superpower of being himself after being put in a box. “We came up with the beat and the groove first and were like, ‘but what does it feel like?’” he recalls, explaining how it made him want to walk with a purpose, tall and with confidence. – Read more at ClashMusic

Outtakes: Write. That. Book. – The Voice 2019 (Digital Exclusive)

Patti LaBelle helping Jennifer Hudson prep for role as Aretha Franklin – Patti LaBelle says Jennifer Hudson will make a great Aretha Franklin. The 75-year-old singer discussed Hudson’s role as Franklin in the new biopic Respect during Monday’s episode of “Watch What Happens Live.” LaBelle said she is helping Hudson prepare for the film, directed by Liesl Tommy and co-starring Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald and Mary J. Blige. “She called me like a month ago,” LaBelle said of Hudson. “She wanted to come to my house, and we’re going to go over my back-in-the-day moves when I was singing with Aretha and all of the things in our back-in-the-day time. “She wants me to help her with this movie by giving her some info, and that’s my baby girl. She’s phenomenal.” – Read more at Gephardtdaily.com

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