Headlines: Carrie Underwood Stopped Trying to Be Perfect, Kelly Clarkson Childhood Dream

Kelly Clarkson Says She’s Achieving a “Childhood Dream” at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards – Clarkson is working on a new album and she shared a few special details about it. “It’s always changing so I hate to be so final about the sound and everything,” she told E! News. “It is a little more Meaning of Life, like if Breakaway and Stronger had a baby.” She added, “It’s a little bit of pop and still got the soulful stuff in there. I was just in a different mood. It’s really good. I’m excited about it.” – Read more at EOnline.com

She hated ‘From Justin to Kelly.’ But Kelly Clarkson is ready to act again in ‘UglyDolls’ – When Kelly Clarkson won the inaugural season of “American Idol” in 2002, her contract entitled her to both a record deal and a role in a studio film. The only problem? She hated acting. “I cried,” the singer, now 37, said. “I talked to many lawyers and could not get out of the movie.” “This role could not be more me,” the performer said. “I get really nervous acting, so I don’t generally do it. I don’t like it. I tend to stay in my comfort zone. But this was kind of awesome, because I thought: I’m not going to have to act … this is basically my character in life.” – Read more at Los Angeles Times

Carrie Underwood says she ‘stopped trying to be perfect’ after baby No. 2 – For Underwood, who’s also mom to 4-year-old son Isaiah, the secret to her success involves both hard work in the gym and readjusting what being ready really means to her. “I hold a high standard for myself,” she explained. “But if you set the bar too high and you have unrealistic expectations, at some point you’re going to realize, ‘I’m not there,’ and, again, you’re going to feel like you’ve failed. And it’s ridiculous. You know, my son is 3 months old, and I was expecting to … I don’t know what I was expecting, to be quite honest.” – More at Today

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Center stage: Cassadee Pope completes her ascent into country spotlight – After winning the third season of TV’s “The Voice,” Pope released her first solo record, 2013?s “Frame by Frame.” The album topped country charts and hit the Billboard’s Top 10. As the record wound its way to listeners, Pope encountered creative and commercial frustration. The professional team passed down from the popular singing contest didn’t hear or see Pope’s career the way she did — they responded with pessimism to songs she loved, and her confidence took a hit. “When it came time to start working on another record … we were just all on different pages,” she said. – Read more at Columbia Tribune

CeeLo Green Definitely Wants To Reunite The Original Mentors Of ‘The Voice’ – Sadly, it’s been a while since fans have seen him on the show, but he never says no to an opportunity to come back. “Any true Voice fan knows that I’ve been worked in over the last few seasons, whether it’s to be a mentor or performing in the finale,” he recalled. “I’m always open to my extended family whenever they need me, so I make myself available.” He went on to emphasize how much he misses the show. “I’ve missed it a lot,” Green stated. “We’ve talked about possibly getting the original gang back together. I think that would be cool. I’m keeping my fingers crossed.” – Read more at Forbes

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  1. Saw that Maddie tweeted that she isn’t performing on the finale?

  2. Throw back Thursday – with a little “Straight Ahead” – one of my favorite “inspirational” tunes. ?

    >>David Cook News/Info

    #TBT DYK on this date back in 2006, David Cook’s award-winning pre-Idol indie album ANALOG HEART was released

    “So take a minute just to breathe
    And think of everything you wanted
    And what you got instead …”


  3. Adam has moved to his new home and now he has his other home back on the market.

    Glam rocker Adam Lambert puts Hollywood Hills home back up for sale

    Adam Lambert of “American Idol” fame is gearing up for a comeback tour above the Sunset Strip. The singer’s contemporary home of five years has returned to market at $3.595 million, down from $3.995 million two years ago.

    Lambert has kept busy touring with the rock band Queen as part of the Queen + Adam Lambert ensemble. The 37-year-old singer gained fame as a runner-up on the music competition show “American Idol” in 2009. He has released three studio albums to date, most recently “The Original High” in 2015.

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