Headlines: Chapel Hart Announce New Album, DWTS Judge Emergency

America’s Got Talent Finalists Chapel Hart Announces New Album – “We’ve never been more excited about delivering new music to you guys,” the trio writes on social media. “We’ve been through so much together and sharing the highs and lows of our ‘GLORY DAYS’ through song has indeed been the joy of our lives! #GloryDays… the album… out May 19th!!” The album is available now to pre-save. Chapel Hart performed on Sunday night’s CMT Awards.

Haley Reinhart still bonds with Casey Abrams – Haley Reinhart looks back on “American Idol” fondly — especially her connection with fellow 10th season contestant Casey Abrams. Twelve years later, she’s still supporting Abrams, who has suffered from ulcerative colitis since he was young. Recently, he was hospitalized and underwent a lifesaving surgery that forced the removal of his entire colon. “Casey’s one of my dearest friends, and we’ve remained very close and continue to collaborate musically throughout the years,” says Reinhart, who finished third on “Idol.” – Read more at North Valley Magazine

Lionel Richie Wrote “Lady” in 5 Minutes — Unbeknownst to Kenny Rogers – “American Idol” judge Lionel Richie sits down with Drew Barrymore to spill about writing part of his hit song “Lady” in a bathroom stall, touring with The Commodores, and more.

Tyra Banks Praises ‘Perfect Choice’ Julianne Hough as ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Replacement: ‘A Family Affair’ – Tyra Banks just gave her stamp of approval to Dancing with the Stars replacement Julianne Hough. Banks acknowledged that “the businesswoman in me sees how Julianne is great on multiple levels” for the co-hosting gig. “She’s a professional dancer. She is the sister of Derek [Hough], a DWTS multi-champion, who is now a stellar judge,” the supermodel, 49, told Us Weekly. “It’s going to be a family affair in that ballroom, which people will love to watch. And she has so much personality and strong opinions backed by expertise.” “She’s a perfect choice! She’s gonna crush it,” she added. – Read more at People

Dancing with the Stars Judge Carrie Ann Inaba Underwent an Emergency Appendectomy – Special shout out to the wonderful staff of doctors, nurses and aides at @cedarssinai for taking such good care of me,” Carrie Ann writes on Instagram. “I had an emergency appendectomy last week and while it’s been quite a painful experience, I also know it’s a gift to even feel this pain. I realize after speaking with my doctor that it could have been much worse.” She continued, “I should have come straight to the hospital right when the pain in my abdomen started, after the sudden and violent vomiting that knocked me off my feet. I should have gone when I couldn’t stand without excruciating pain… but I honestly didn’t want to leave my babies, and I’m so accustomed to pain —thought I should let it play out.”

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