Headlines: Carrie Underwood Talks New Special, Ryan Seacrest Selling LA Home

Carrie Underwood on her HBO Max Christmas Special’s Guest Stars & Music – Now the 45-minute streaming concert special My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood follows. “It’s not about big production numbers and comedy bits,” she says. “We really just wanted to celebrate the hope and joy of these beautiful holiday classics and original songs that have become some of my new favorites.” While she’s mum on any special guests who may join her, the album features two: Her collaborator on “Little Drummer Boy” is son Isaiah — and the 5-year-old “put his whole heart into it,” says the proud mom of two. And John Legend duets on the romantic ballad “Hallelujah.” “Even though it’s a new song, I think it will be one we’ll still be listening to years from now,” Underwood predicts. My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood, Thursday, December 3, HBO Max – Read more at TV Insider

Carrie Underwood Shows Off Her Thanksgiving Spread: ‘I Cooked For 2 Days’ – Even though Carrie Underwood’s Thanksgiving was smaller than usual this year, she still spent some serious time in the kitchen cooking. Ahead of the holiday, the country star shared several snapshots of dishes she prepared making their way into the oven on her Instagram Story. She also posted a video to her Instagram feed on Thursday (November 26) to show fans how everything turned out. “I cooked for 2 days. It was over in 20 minutes!” she captioned the clip set to Eric Carmen’s “Hungry Eyes.” She continued, “Couldn’t be with the fam this year, but we feasted nonetheless! I worked hard and our bellies are stuffed!” – Read more at iHeartRadio

Tori Kelly on Making Christmas Magic With Babyface and the Challenges of Writing an Original Holiday Song – Tori Kelly is feeling the holiday spirit. Just two months after releasing her quarantine project Solitude, the Grammy-winning singer followed that EP with her very first Christmas album, unveiling the aptly-titled A Tori Kelly Christmas as October drew to a close and the much-needed holiday season began in earnest. “Honestly, having a Christmas album has always been a dream of mine,” the singer-songwriter tells Billboard by phone from her home in Los Angeles. “I’ve always loved Christmas music and I feel like all of the people that I’ve looked up to have Christmas albums. So the fact that I have one is a dream come true.” – Read more at Billboard.com

American Idol season 8 Top 36 Contestant Jackie Tohn Will Host a New Netflix Show

“GUYS! I’m freaking the freak out to finally announce that I’m hosting and judging a new cooking competition show on @netflix,” Jackie writes. “Called BEST LEFTOVERS EVER where home chefs give old dishes new life! WHAT?! Streaming 12/30.” Jackie’s show GLOW was recently cancelled due to the pandemic after 3 seasons. It’s nice she’s got another gig already.

Ryan Seacrest New York’s My Home Now Selling Bev Hills Estate for $85 MILLION!!! – Ryan Seacrest doesn’t spend much time in L.A. these days … he’s living in New York where he co-hosts “Live with Kelly and Ryan” … so he’s decided to sell his home and in the process pocket around $44 MILLION!!! Real estate sources tell us, Ryan is putting the Bev Hills home he bought from Ellen DeGeneres back on the market. We’ve learned he’s listing the estate Monday for $85 million … amazing since he bought it for $39 mil back in 2012. He spent another $2 mil on an adjacent property. The estate is spectacular … one of the great resort-like compounds in the city. It has 5 structures, set between gardens and water features. It’s amazing for indoor/outdoor living. Ryan will still commute to L.A. to do “American Idol,” but apparently he doesn’t need a massive estate for the quick trips. – Read more at TMZ

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