Headlines: Cassadee Pope Full Emo, Adam Lambert Remembers

Billboard’s 2022 Women In Music Awards – Gabby Barrett to receive Rising Star – Billboard‘s 2022 Women in Music Awards are returning to Los Angeles. This year’s event, hosted by Ciara, will take place March 2 at the YouTube Theater at L.A.’s Hollywood Park and for the first time ever, tickets to attend the Women in Music Awards will be available to the public. Tickets will go on sale in February. The annual Women in Music event recognizes music’s top female artists, producers and executives for their contributions to music industry and their communities. Bonnie Raitt will receive the Icon Award, and Gabby Barrett will receive the Rising Star Award presented by Honda. – Read more at Billboardga

Liam Payne Reveals He Had COVID-19, Reschedules ‘Here’s to the Future’ Show – Liam Payne has postponed his Here’s to the Future virtual showcase, originally scheduled for Jan. 29, due to COVID-19. The star took to Instagram on Wednesday (Jan. 26) to reveal, ‘Unfortunately I had COVID and will not be ready in time to give you the show you all deserve.” Payne did, however, have some “extra special” news for his fans, announcing that they’ve rescheduled the show for Feb. 12, “just in time for Valentine’s Day.” The tickets from the original show remain valid for the upcoming date. – Read more at Billboard

The Voice’s Cassadee Pope headed to an “Emo cruise”

Will The Voice season 4 winner Cassadee Pope, member of Team Blake Shelton, leave country music entirely to fully embrace her pop/punk roots? Cassadee will appear alongside Aughts era Emo acts like Dashboard Confessional, New Found Glory, Plain White Tees and more at the “Emo’s Not Dead” cruise, setting sail from Los Angeles to Mexico. Tickets go on sale today at EmosNotDeadCruise.com

‘Voice’ win boosts Girl Named Tom leading up to Van Wert show – The trio, originally from Pettisville in Fulton County, punched their ticket to stardom by seizing the top prize — to the tune of $100,000 — on NBC’s “The Voice” in December. Bekah, Caleb and Josh Liechty boast the distinction of being the first group to win the televised competition that has aired for 21 seasons. “It built our confidence and proved that we can connect with other people,” Bekah said during a phone interview Tuesday. “Now we can share our views and music even farther.” Girl Named Tom is returning to Ohio for concerts this weekend, including a pair Saturday at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert. The shows, slated for 2 and 7 p.m, sold out within a week. – Read more at LimaOhio.com

Lauren Alaina Shares Wisdom Ahead of Tour Kick-Off: ‘You’re the Only You You’ll Ever Have’ – Alaina says a therapist told her: “You’re the only you you’ll ever have. Be nice to yourself.” The statement resonated at such a level that it triggered the singer’s odyssey to self-love, and she’s celebrating that journey on multiple platforms. “That album is really just me wanting to start loving myself and learning to love myself and sharing that message for other young women and men and everyone,” she says. “It’s been a really hard journey for me to find self-acceptance and find self-worth. This tour really feels like a celebration of all of the growth I’ve had over the last 10 years in my career and in my personal life.” – Read more at People.com

Adam Lambert Honors National Jewish Day of Remembrance

On Thursday, American Idol alum and Queen frontman Adam Lambert recognized National Jewish Day of Remembrance on Thursday (Feb 27), a day set aside to remember those who suffered and/or died as a result of the Holocaust. “For International Holocaust Remembrance Day #WeRemember the victims of history’s greatest tragedy, and honor their memory. By learning from the past, we can build a better future,” Adam wrote.

How Dancing With the Stars Takes the Ballroom on the Road With Its Traveling Extravaganza – “The costumes are amazing. Each person probably has 17 to 20 changes during the whole show,” Gleb Savchenko exclusively shared with E! News. “Sometimes there’s a moment where I’m barely making it to the point where I can’t even button up my shirt. I’m barely making that change.” “It’s all so expertly tailored to each of our bodies,” Emma Slater told E! News. “There’s so many moving pieces, so they’re really phenomenal at what they do.” Credit also has to go to each and every dancer who piles into a tour bus and travels cross-country to deliver a show worth celebrating. For this year’s shows, guests can enjoy everything from jazz and Janet Jackson to a Grease throwback. And perhaps the best part of the whole experience is every cast member is thrilled to be a part of it. – Read more at E News

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