Headlines: CMA Fest Lineup, Eliminated The Voice Artists Speak

Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood & More to Perform at 2019 CMA Fest – The Country Music Association has revealed the upcoming lineup for its 2019 CMA Fest and it’s a stacked one. Country superstars Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert, among others, are set to perform throughout the festival, which will be held June 6-9 in Nashville. – Read more at Billboard

The Voice’ Maelyn Jarmon Admits Her Big Win Was Totally ‘Surreal’ | Access

‘The Voice’: Gyth, Dexter & Andrew Spill Over-The-Top Details Of Blake Shelton’s Affection | Access – The 27-year-old took third place on Tuesday’s Season 16 finale, five years after placing seventh on “American Idol.” Dexter spoke with Access alongside fellow “Voice” runners-up Gyth Rigdon and Andrew Sevener on Wednesday morning, and reflected on how he found the motivation to return to another reality competition after being unsure he wanted to continue pursuing music at all. “I really didn’t know if I was ever going to get back to singing again,” Dexter said of his post-“Idol” mentality. “I had a lot of bad taste in my mouth about … going into it again.” “I just prayed to God, you know, if it was going to be the right time to do it to just give me a sign,” he said. Dexter got what he was looking for when an unexpected phone call alerting him to Los Angeles auditions for “The Voice” ultimately offered the push he needed to take the national stage one more time. “I was like, ‘There’s my sign right there,’” he smiled. – Access Hollywood

Laine Hardy Tribute from Top 10 – American Idol 2019 on ABC

Kelly Clarkson Says Her Son Remington Has ‘No Idea’ She’s Famous — and That’s the Way She Likes It – “Our little girl loves dancing and gymnastics. She wants to dance, that’s her big thing. And she wants to sing like mommy, which I’m going to try and steer her clear of,” joked Clarkson. While Clarkson — who is also mom to 3-year-old son Remington, stepdaughter Savannah and stepson Seth — has been a star for years, the singer revealed her kids don’t really focus on her fame. “I think they look at me as ‘Mom,’ so they don’t really even [think about it],” she said. “[Remington] has no idea. They’re just very normal. We’re not like, in the scene, ever.” – Read more at People

‘The Bachelorette’ Hannah Brown on Why She Feels Empowered to Own Her Sexuality on National TV – “I don’t think it was a choice in that time,” Brown says when asked about the “Jesus still loves me” line. “It was necessary for me to feel like I needed to say to feel empowered and not feel judged for any decisions that I’ve made in my life. My faith is super important to me and it is who I am, but I don’t ever want my faith to be used to judge me for other decisions that I’ve made or to have that questioned because that doesn’t go over well with me.” – Read more at Variety

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