Headlines: Cassadee Pope New Songs, Carrie Underwood Celebrates 10

The Voice season 3 winner Cassadee Pope announces two more new songs from her upcoming album.

“Hoodie” and “Counting on the Weather” will be out on Friday.

Constantine Maroulis, Ace Young, Diana DeGarmo and More to Take Part in Axelrod PAC’s Virtual Summer Concert Series – The Axelrod Performing Arts Center is introducing the Anne & Sheldon Vogel Virtual Concert Series, Thursday evenings at 7 pm, beginning on July 16, streaming on Facebook Live. Co-produced by Remember Jones and Andrew DePrisco, this summer series includes a lineup of Broadway stars, American Idol alumni, and up-and-coming young artists. On July 30, Tony Award nominee and Broadway star Constantine Maroulis will be performing his favorite rock songs plus songs from his brand new album, “Until I’m Wanted.” Maroulis, known for his star turns on Broadway in “Rock of Ages” and “Jekyll and Hyde,” performed in the Axelrod’s 50th Anniversary Concert of “HAIR” in 2018. Two more American Idol finalists take the stage on August 6: Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo. Young portrayed Radames in the Axelrod’s production of “Tim Rice and Elton John’s AIDA” last summer. Young and DeGarmo starred opposite each other while performing on Broadway (and subsequently married). Both artists, currently living in Nashville, have released new albums within the past year. – Read more at Broadway World

A Conversation with American Idol’s Constantine Maroulis, Starring in a Cape May Stage Virtual Concert Starting July 13 – Cape May Stage presents Quarantine with Constantine, a virtual concert with Constantine Maroulis, as a part of the Cape May, NJ theater company’s 2020 Virtual Broadway Series. The show will be available for ticket holders to view from July 13 until August 31, 2020. But, yes, my new album, Until I’m Wanted — my love letter to rock and roll after over ten years since my last solo record — is out everywhere today, wherever you can stream and download music. I’m so excited about it — and, yeah, maybe it’s not an ideal time to put out a record, but maybe it’s going to provide a nice distraction to people to just crank it up! It’s got a modern but classic rock sort of sensibility to it, and I feel it displays a lot of my versatility as a singer and as a writer. – Read more at New Jersey Stage.com

Carrie Underwood and Husband Mike Fisher Celebrate 10th Wedding Anniversary

Carrie posts throwback photos and writes “Believe it or not, some day you both will become (slightly) less awkward, you’ll grow up to have pretty cool jobs, you’ll meet backstage at some girl’s concert, fall in love, get married, have two amazing boys, and live happily ever after!”


Gabby Barrett Had One Really Bad Habit Growing Up – Gabby Barrett wasn’t just like every other kid growing up in Pennsylvania. From a young age, the 20-year-old country hitmaker knew what she wanted to do with her life, and a few years later, she started to do it. The voice was there, and her command of the stage came along quickly before she auditioned for — and eventually finished third on — American Idol in 2018. Barrett was the total package by high school, except for one little thing … – Watch the video at Taste of Country

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Olivia Rox talks latest single ‘Shooting Star’ – The daughter of international recording artist Warren Hill, and producer, writer, and director Tamara Van Cleef, there is no doubt that music has been in Olivia’s blood from day one. Growing up, she was naturally intrigued by the entertainment business and made her stage debut at the tender age of two, joining her dad on stage during his concert at Chicago Theater. She performed her favourite song, ‘Someday My Prince Will Come’ from the movie Snow White, which resulted in her very first standing ovation. However, Olivia Rox was later asked to audition for American Idol, a show which propelled her to stardom in the US. After months of preliminary auditions, she made it to the filmed judges round and got a golden ticket to Hollywood. Wowing the judges and the audience during each round, she made it all the way to the top 10 and landed her spot in the top six girls. – Read more at CelebMix

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