Headlines: Cassadee Pope Celebrates No 1 Song

“BIG BROTHER” IS THROWING THE ULTIMATE SUMMER BASH WITH A COUNTY FAIR THEMED SPECIAL EPISODE, FEATURING A SURPRISE PERFORMANCE BY GRAMMY-WINNING REGGAE ARTIST ZIGGY MARLEY, FRIDAY, AUGUST 19 -BIG BROTHER is throwing the ultimate summer bash with a county fair themed special episode, Friday, August 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Houseguests will have the opportunity to compete for prizes, perks and power, and seven-time Grammy-winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley stops by to surprise the houseguests with a performance of his single “Weekend’s Long,” from his new self-titled sixth studio album. BIG BROTHER airs Sundays and Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), and Thursdays (9:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT), featuring the live eviction show hosted by Julie Chen. – Read more at CBS Express

Chris Young and Cassadee Pope Celebrate Gold-Certified Single ‘Think Of You’ – Duet partners Chris Young and Cassadee Pope teamed up again last night to celebrate the chart-topping success of their RIAA Gold certified single, “Think Of You,” during a No. 1 party from Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame. Hundreds of music industry fans joined the pair, along with Young’s (BMI) co-writers Corey Crowder (ASCAP) and Josh Hoge (SESAC). “Think Of You” marks Young’s eighth single to hit the top of the charts and Pope’s very first No. 1 single as an artist. – Read more at Broadway.com

The Last American Idol Talks New-Hit Single – PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – American Idol winner, Trent Harmon, gives us the details about his latest-hit single ‘There’s A Girl’ and showcases his vocal abilities. See how his new song started as a heartbreak country song that took a turn to this summer’s next big hit. Trent joins a talented alumni of Idol winners from, Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson to Jordin Sparks and many more. – See the Video at Wavy.com

Inside American Idol Star Jax’s Cancer Battle: ‘We Thought It Was a Sinus Infection’ – Feeling depressed and homesick, Jax – who was born Jaclyn Miskanic – returned home earlier this year to spend time with her parents and brother in Atlantic City. “We were at the grocery store when I first felt something wrong in my throat,” says Jax, who is featured in the current issue of PEOPLE. “But I’m always getting sick, so we thought it was a sinus infection.” – Read more at People

Photo Flash: Justin Guarini Hosts Cupcake-Off at Bucks County Playhouse in Honor of CAKE OFF Musical – It was Cupcakes Galore yesterday, August 16, 2016, when the best of Bucks County bakeries competed in a Cupcake-Off, the first ever cupcake competition at Bucks County Playhouse. Broadway, TV and film star Justin Guarini, taking on the role of his character in Cake Off, the new musical at the Bucks County Playhouse opening this weekend, hosted the competition, while the rest of the cast and the Alex Fraser, Producing Director of BCP, judged. Scroll down for photos from the event! – See the Photos at Broadway World

Carrie Underwood Tweets U.S. Gymnast Madison Kocian: ‘You Ladies Are Killing It’ – Kocian, the American artistic gymnast, is in Rio where she collected a 2016 Olympic Games gold in the team event and a silver in the uneven bars. Underwood, the reigning CMT performance and video of the year winner, like most of us hasn’t been able to tear herself away from the games in Brazil. So when Kocian admitted on Twitter she was huge fan of the Grand Ole Opry legend, the feeling was reciprocated. – Read more at Billboard

The Swon Brothers looking forward to Aug. 27 Kennewick show – Zach and Colton Swon spend a lot of time together. The musical siblings — known as The Swon Brothers — write together, record together, perform together, tour together. And while they’ve had unquestionable success — from their run on NBC’s The Voice, to their new, well-received EP Timeless, to their current stint on Carrie Underwood’s Storyteller tour — Zach Swon said he’s looking forward to one particular milestone. “I can’t wait until we’re big enough to have separate buses,” he said. Zach, the eldest of the two Oklahoma-bred Swon brothers, was kidding. – Read more at tri-cityherald

Kris Allen – Behind The Song – “If We Keep Doing Nothing”

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