Headlines: Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler, Jordin Sparks

Tonight, The Voice Battle Rounds continue. Please note, the Tuesday edition has been moved to 9/8c PM on NBC and is only 1 hour long.

Danny Gokey Performs at Tonight’s Dove Awards

He’s also up for New Artist of the Year and Song of the Year (Hope in Front of me). There’s a live stream if you are interested in watching. Colton Dixon is up for Album of the Year for Anchor.

Carrie Underwood is set to perform a mini-concert on Jimmy Kimmel Live, October 27. You can get tickets HERE.

Kellie Pickler visits the Rachael Ray Show today. Check your local times and listings.


Jordin Sparks heading to Chicago for Macy’s Great Tree lighting – “American Idol” season six winner Jordin Sparks will be in Chicago on Nov.7 as headliner for the annual lighting of Macy’s Great Christmas Tree celebration. The lighting of the 45-foot-tall tree, which adorns the legendary Walnut Room in the State Street store (111 N. State), has been a holiday tradition in Chicago for over 100 years (beginning with Marshall Field’s). The Nov. 7 ceremony will take place at noon. In addition, Santa Claus will be available for visits and portraits from Nov. 7- Dec. 24 in Macy’s fifth-floor Santaland. – Read more at Sun Times

Scotty McCreery Greets Gov. Pat. McCrory – Scotty McCreery returned to his hometown of Garner, N.C., on Monday (Oct. 12) to welcome North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, who was in the community to announce the modernization of the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. McCreery presented the governor with a Garner T-shirt. – Music Row


Adam Lambert interview: “It’s not easy out there for a male popstar” – There are a lot of potential singles on this album; how did you end up picking Another Lonely Night?
Picking the second single was hard! It’s a great position to be in – we really felt like there’s a lot of radio-friendly songs on the album and a lot of directions we could go. The main thing I like to do is change it up. Even going back to American Idol, from week to week I would bounce around with different styles, genres and moods. That mentality is the same today – I don’t want to repeat myself. – Read more at Official Charts

From ‘American Idol’ contestant to college student, rising star settles on the Hill – Brandy Neelly, a sophomore from Oldham County, is an up-and-coming country-music artist who was discovered on “American Idol,” a televised singing competition. Neelly is now the lead vocalist of the Brandy Neelly Band. The band is currently under contract with Century Music Group, located in Nashville. The label is helping produce a new single set to come out soon. – Read more at WKUHerald.com

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