Headlines: Carrie Underwood Sports Donation, Kim Caldwell Visits Kelly Clarkson

Carrie Underwood And Dick’s Sporting Goods Gave Pittsburgh-Area High School Athletes $100K Donation – Not only did Carrie Underwood take over PPG Paints Arena Saturday night, she took over all of Pittsburgh this weekend! Carrie took a break from her Cry Pretty 360 Tour this weekend to present a $100,000 Sports Matter donation from the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation to the female student athletes from five local school districts! – Read more at Y108.com

All 4 ‘Voice’ judges rejected Maddie Poppe. Then she won ‘American Idol’ – Maddie Poppe sang her heart out auditioning for “The Voice,” and not a single judge turned for her. Not Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton or Pharrell Williams. “I was totally rejected on national TV and it was really embarrassing,” the 21-year-old Poppe recently told the Deseret News. “It was so discouraging, and I thought, ‘Man, if these people don’t like me, then no one will.’” “The Voice” gave her a “no,” and “American Idol” was in its farewell season that year. Poppe thought her shot at reality TV was over — and so did the lady who read her palm on a summer afternoon in Lake George, New York. “She straight up looked me in the eyes after reading my palm and she said, ‘You will never be on another TV show again.’” – Read more at Deseret News

American Idol season 9 winner Lee DeWyze talks music on “Surviving Hollywood” podcast

‘American Idol’ Finalist Kimberly Caldwell & Kelly Clarkson Play ‘Yes, Ma’am, No, Ma’am’ – Former “American Idol” finalist Kimberly Caldwell stops by to play “Yes, Ma’am, No, Ma’am:” a game that helps educate parents about their children’s sugar intake—especially around Halloween.

Drummer for country singer Kane Brown killed in car accident – Kenny Dixon, the drummer for country singer Kane Brown, died at 27 in a car accident on Saturday night, just a month before his wedding. “Love you so much dude!!!” he wrote. “You started all of this with me from the start in 2015 when nobody else believed we would make it out of Chattanooga playing for 500 people and your last show was in a Fn Stadium my guy. I know u will be watching over us with that redneck accent that we all love and you will never be replaced bro!!! I promise u that!!” It’s unclear where the fatal crash occurred. Brown’s band confirmed Dixon’s death in a statement to Atlanta station WSB-TV. – Read more at Today

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