Headlines: Casey Bishop Set for Anthem, Taraji P. Henson, Jennifer Hudson Collab

Casey Bishop to sing national anthem at Cape Coral 4th of July fest ‘Red White & Boom’ – Country singer Carly Pearce headlines the concert. Casey takes the stage to sing the anthem at 9:25 PM. The event takes place in Cape Coral Florida. More information about the event HERE.

Taraji P. Henson to Direct Jennifer Hudson and Pauletta Washington in ‘Tell It Like a Woman’ Anthology Project (EXCLUSIVE) – Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson, Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson and Pauletta Washington have joined Iervolino Entertainment’s star-studded anthology project “Tell It Like a Woman.” The trio will take on “Pepcy & Kim,” one of the anthology’s seven segments. Henson has signed on to direct the piece, which is inspired by the true story of Kim Carter, a former addict who has used her story and her nonprofit, the Time for Change Foundation, to help homeless women and children break the cycle and reclaim their lives. Hudson is set to star in the segment, playing both Pepcy and Kim, opposite Washington. The segment is written by Catherine Hardwicke. – Read more at Variety

Get a First Look at American Idol Couple Ace Young & Diana DeGarmo in First Date – American Idol alums Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo have been married in real life since 2013, but from July 23 through July 25, they’ll be enjoying a first date. The couple will star in a virtual production of the musical First Date, which features music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner and a book by Austin Winsberg. – Read more at Broadway.com

Gabby Barrett Shares How Motherhood Will Be Part of Her New Music (Exclusive) – “We definitely are going to start writing for album two,” Barrett told ET about her follow-up to her debut album, Goldmine. “We were literally discussing it yesterday and today about getting some writes in and actually just me taking time to think about what I want the second album to be about. We’re getting it started.” “I’ve definitely been thinking of ideas as songs that I definitely want to write about, or have towards something, or release it as a single someday. I really like to write about things and show people sides of me, which are genuine to my life,” she continued. “Baylah’s, of course, genuine to my life, me being her mother. And so I’m sure there will probably be a song about her this year sometime.” – Read more at ETOnline

Australia’s Got Talent will no longer go ahead this year due to Sydney’s lockdown – This year’s edition of Australia’s Got Talent has been put on the back burner, with Channel 7 conceding it can’t go ahead due to Sydney’s COVID-19 situation. Sydney was plunged into lockdown late last week, and, at the moment, it’s scheduled to last until July 9. Channel 7 said a live studio audience is a vital element of the show, which isn’t possible in the current environment. It has not yet announced a rescheduled filming or airing date. – Read more at MusicNetwork.com

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