Headlines: Carter Rubin New Song, Jake Worthington Marries

Luke Bryan to Host ABC News Special ‘On The Road to the CMA Awards’ (Exclusive) – Luke Bryan is set for double the hosting duties this year. Not only is Bryan co-hosting the upcoming CMA Awards alongside NFL legend Peyton Manning on Nov. 9, but the two-time CMA entertainer of the year winner is also set to host the ABC News special On the Road to the CMA Awards, giving music fans a behind-the-scenes look leading up to the vaunted awards ceremony. The special, which airs Monday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m. EDT on ABC (and the following day on Hulu), will offer viewers an all-access glimpse into the life of Wynonna Judd, as she returns to the stage following the death of her mother and The Judds musical partner, Naomi Judd, who died in April at age 76. Wynonna will be joined by friends including Martina McBride and Little Big Town. – Read more at Billboard

The Voice Season 19 Winner Carter Rubin Announces New Single – The Team Gwen Stefani champ who won The Voice crown in 2020 as a 15 year old (youngest male to win the show, 2nd youngest overall. He beats Brynn Cartelli by just a smidge!” will release his 2nd post-show single, “Time Machine” on November 11. Here the singer is playing the song for his biggest fan–his mom.

“Pentatonix: Around The World For The Holidays” Coming Soon To Disney+ – Disney has announced a brand new holiday special called “Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays” is coming to Disney+ on Friday, 2nd December 2022. Superstar a cappella group Pentatonix is struggling to find inspiration for their annual holiday album, and the clock is ticking. To make matters worse, their well-intentioned but misguided manager mistakenly locks them in a magic mailroom. But with the help of some Disney magic, we’re soon on a whirlwind tour around the world, discovering holiday traditions and inspiration from Pentatonix fans all around the globe: from Japan to Grenada, Iceland to Ghana and Mexico. The journey leads the group to realize that wherever we find ourselves, the holidays offer the perfect opportunity to discover how much we have in common and that it really is a small world, after all! – What’s on Disney Plus

Chayce Beckham on a Florida Tour Run opening for Luke Bryan – Florida has been pretty damn fun! Feels amazing to be on the #RaisedUpRightTour with Luke and Mitchell. I’m pretty fired up for this weekends shows! Tonight in West Palm, Saturday night Tampa! We’ll see y’all there! Love ya.” Chayce also opened for Luke on the controversial Estero, Florida date on November 2. 

 
 
 
 
 
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The Voice Alum Jake Worthington Ties the Knot – Jake was only a teenager when he finished The Voice season 6 in second place behind Josh Kaufman in 2014. A country singer on Team Blake Shelton, he went on to nab a record deal with BIg Loud Records in 2021, label home to Lauren Alaina and Ashland Craft. Currently he’s working on his debut album. He and his new wife Sophie posted photos on Instagram. 

 
 
 
 
 
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‘The Voice’ ‘s Jon Mullins and Wife Whitney Welcome Baby Girl Charlotte — See the Photos! – On average, The Voice alum Jon Mullins is getting about five hours of sleep each night, and it’s all Charlotte Rose Mullins’ fault. But he forgives her. Heck, his daughter is only 6 weeks old. “You never quite realize how insane and special and crazy having a child is until it happens to you,” Mullins, 35, tells PEOPLE of the arrival of 7 lb. daughter Charlotte on Wednesday, Sept. 21. “But I wouldn’t miss it for the world.” Granted, Charlotte’s arrival wasn’t without its challenges. With Mullins’ wife Whitney having been deemed “high risk” due to her ongoing battle with a traumatic brain injury that occurred back in 2016, Charlotte’s birth was surrounded by caution. Jon competed on The Voice season 18 as a member of Team Nick Jonas. He left the competition at the Knockouts. His backstory involved his wife’s traumatic brain injury after she slipped, fell and hit her head. She needed month and months of physical therapy afterward. – Read more at People.

American Idol Winner David Cook ‘Memba Him?! – American Idol fans know what David Cook looks like now. He just appeared on American Idol’s 20th anniversary reunion special last May! But it’s kind of funny that he’s a subject of TMZ’s regular feature that usually highlights how old looking some random child star has become. GUESS WHAT HE LOOKS LIKE NOW. Duh. And anybody who wants to look for themselves can check David out on tour. Ticket information HERE. – Read more at TMZ.

Alfonso Ribeiro Says He’s Convinced Tom Jones Is Black – Alfonso Ribeiro tells Jennifer Hudson what it was like to get a visit from singing legend Tom Jones on the set of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” The “Dancing with the Stars” host tells JHud about his Thanksgiving tradition with the professional dancers. (Jennifer sat on the coaches panel with Tom on The Voice UK for two seasons. They sang together too).

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13 Comments

  1. Praise from Shania Twain about Adam, a fellow judge on the Starstruck, and his rock singing! She and her husband also attended Adam’s last solo concert at the Hollywood Palladium 10/30.

    Exclusive: Shania Twain celebrates 25 years of Come On Over and new album Queen of Me-In your documentary, you admitted that you initially wanted to sing rock music. Was that just a phase in your life or can we expect a full-blown rock record in the future?

    I think I’ve already gone through my rock phase, I don’t know! I enjoyed singing at the top of my range. Rock singing is super hard. You need to have serious technique in order to do that night after night. Just ask Adam Lambert, who does it very well.

    Earlier you mentioned Adam Lambert. You’re joining him on the panel of ITV’s Starstruck – very excited for this. Why did you want to be part of this series?

    Well I love Adam Lambert. I’m a giant fan. I love him with Queen as well, but I’ll put his music on and warm up to it. I think he’s such a talent. I wanted to get to know him even better and the team on the show are fabulous. I love it here [in the UK]. I just like it here. So I thought, ‘I’m gonna do this.’ I had a lot of fun and the whole panel is so lovely. I really enjoyed it.
    https://www.gaytimes.co.uk/originals/exclusive-shania-twain-celebrates-25-years-of-come-on-over-and-new-album-queen-of-me/

  2. I find it interesting a country singer is a giant Adam fan. Adam is a phenomenal vocalist, and I bet she became even a bigger fan after meeting him. I’ve heard so many stories from his friends that when he gets together with them, he wants to talk about them and never makes it about himself.

  3. Thank you…thank you. Enjoyed every min of it–every song, every story.

  4. His Hard Rock residency starts this upcoming week. Looks like he’s doing 3hr. sets at these shows…
    https://www.hardrockcafe.com/location/san-francisco/event-calendar.aspx?date=11/10/2022&display=event&eventid=2005339

    Plus he has a bunch of private events coming up too in between…
    https://www.bandsintown.com/a/1296418-james-durbin?came_from=250&utm_medium=web&utm_source=artist_event_page&utm_campaign=artist

    Like that he said in that one interview he’s currently writing the followup album to The Beast Awakens. Hopefully we’ll get that sometime in 2023 maybe. I think the vinyl version of Cleanbreak is coming out next month too. I wonder if that one will have any bonus tracks on it?

  5. Adam also had some good words for Shania and her talent early on when she joined Startruck. It it special when accomplished acts recognize the talent of others in the same or a different genre. We recently saw that with Adam and Jhud on her show.

  6. Agree. And she never tried to present herself as the good moral girl next door who only transformed into a pretend vixen on stage. Along with talent, probably why she was able to become such a worldwide star and not viewed so closely to only county.

  7. Interesting that you called Shania a “country” singer, since she’s from Canada and when she started out she was kind of looked down on because her music didn’t really fit with country (at least that’s what the general tone was.) All that to say she’s not your average country singer from the southern US.

  8. Such nice compliments for Adam from Shania. She was at Adam’s Las Vegas concert on Saturday, 10/29. Beverley Knight, who was a Starstruck judge during season 1, was at the Hollywood Palladium on Sunday. She and her husband also attended his Halloween after-party.

    Also, noticed that Adam gained about 50k TikTok followers since his mini tour and his Halloween make-up tutorial has over 2.9 Million views.

    Looking forward to season 2 of Starstruck!

  9. Wtf on David on TMZ. He’s out on the road now and has a good social media presence. Also, he donated the man bun hair after that and dyed back to brown (My profile pic was taken in July for reference while that picture was taken in April)

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