Headlines: Christina Grimmie Funeral on Friday

Funeral Services Set For ‘The Voice’ Star Christina Grimmie – Funeral services for “The Voice” star Christina Grimmie will be held later this week near her New Jersey hometown. A viewing will be held Friday at Fellowship Alliance Chapel in Medford. A memorial service will be held there Friday night. – Read more at Access Hollywood

Keith Urban Adds First (Ever) NZ Concert to ripCORD Tour – Multiple Grammy and ARIA Award winner Keith Urban, whose eighth studio album RIPCORD debuted at #1 in three countries upon its release on May 6, will play in New Zealand for the first time ever on December 3 when he brings his “ripCORD WORLD TOUR 2016” with 7-time Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum superstar Carrie Underwood to Westpac Stadium, Wellington. Tickets are on sale at 12pm on Friday June 24 from Ticketek and fans are urged to sign-up now to the Ticketek waitlist. Urban said, “I’m so psyched about finally getting to play a real show in the country of my birth. The last time I played music there, I was in a duo playing every weekend at a pub called the DB Onerahi in Whangarei… and I was 17. This is gonna be an amazing feeling!!!!!” – Read more at Scoop.co.nz

Life after ‘American Idol’: Bo Bice takes over NewsRadio 106.7, Adam Lambert, Clay Aiken – Bice said he’s done some TV hosting and recently did tried talk radio himself in Islip, N.Y. “I’m a fan of news talk radio,” Bice said. “I have always loved current events. I’m pretty open minded as far as where I’ve been and who I am. Really, more than anything, this was an opportunity to just hear people’s side of things. I want to have a good time, talking about the world through the crazy eyes of a musician. I may go on the road as a rock star but I’m still a regular guy impacted by regular events that are going to change aspects of my kids’ lives forever. I feel like it’s my responsibility to share what little knowledge I have.” He said he volunteered himself for the one-hour “tryout.” He said he could see himself juggling his time on the road with a talk show. – Read more at RadioTvTalkBlog

Carrie Underwood on Her Father: ‘I Would Love to Be the Girl That He Thinks I Am’ – “‘The Girl You Think I Am’ is the one song on the album most likely to make me cry when I think about it or when I hear it,” Underwood, 33, says. “When we were writing it, myself and Hillary Lindsey and David Hodges, we were all channeling our own experiences and there’s certain lines that apply to our fathers,” she says. “Anybody that knows my family will probably be able to very much pick out the lines that are about my dad and it’s about how great a father is in a daughter’s life.” – Read more at People.com

Trent Harmon, Adam Wakefield Meet

American Idol winner Trent Harmon and The Voice 10 runner-up Adam Wakefield meet. Pharrell Williams literally shouted out to Scott Borchetta on the show to sign Adam, who like Trent, is a soulful country singer.

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