Headlines: Critics Choice Awards Postponed, Catie Turner on Going Viral

Critics Choice Awards Postponed Due To Covid Concerns; New Date TBA; Motion Picture Academy Postpones Theatre Re-Openings – The Critics Choice Association announced today the postponement of its 27th annual Critics Choice Awards, which were to be presented on January 9. Here is the statement: “After thoughtful consideration and candid conversations with our partners at The CW and TBS, we have collectively come to the conclusion that the prudent and responsible decision at this point is to postpone the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards, originally slated for January 9, 2022. We are in constant communication with LA County Health Officials, and we are currently working diligently to find a new date during the upcoming awards season in which to host our annual gala in-person with everyone’s safety and health remaining our top priority. We will be sharing additional details with our friends and colleagues throughout the entertainment industry as soon as we can.” – Read more at Deadline

Madison Vandenburg Christmas Special

Madison Vandenburg has her own Christmas special which will air in the capitol region of New York State on FOX 23 at noon EST. The special will be available at the same time on the American Idol 2019 alum’s website, madisonvandenburg.com

Jimmie Allen will bring the good times to the 2022 Rose Parade – Country singer Jimmie Allen wasn’t raised around college sports, but when he was asked to perform as part of the grand finale of the 133rd Rose Parade, he jumped at the chance. “My band grew up watching college football,” Allen said. “I didn’t know how big the Rose Bowl was. Then, I got into it, and I realized. It’s going to be a lot of fun.” Following the landing of the Golden Knights, Allen, the reigning ACM New Male Artist of the Year, will perform his hit song “Good Times Roll,” from his “Bettie James Gold Edition” album, with his band. Joining them will be the Rose Parade Dancers, the Mark Keppel Dance Company and the Rose Parade Flag Bearers. – Read more at PasadenaWeekly

Jake Hoot Shares the Story Behind His Upcoming Duet With Todd Tilghman [EXCLUSIVE]
Jake Hoot Shares the Story Behind His Upcoming Duet With Todd Tilghman [EXCLUSIVE] – Two winners of The Voice are combining their talents on a new song, out in January. Season 17 winner Jake Hoot will sing with Season 18 winner Todd Tilghman, on the hymn, “In the Garden,” scheduled to be released on January 14.The two singers teased the song on social media in April, which Hoot says began when they got together with the intention of writing a song. “I invited him over to write, and we just got to talking ’cause Todd, he’s such a down-to-earth, sweet guy,” Hoot tells Everything Nash. “He and Brooke both are. We just got to talking, and talked through our entire session of writing. We were supposed to write. And so I said, ‘Well, let’s not stop here. Let’s go grab something to eat. But before we go, let’s record something.’ And so we recorded, just a little 30-second, one-minute clip of ‘In the Garden,’ which is an old hymn that we both love.” – Read more at Everything Nash

Catie Turner | It’s Real with Jordan and Demi

Catie Turner Turns Her Insecurities Into Catharsis on New Single, “God Must Hate Me” – “As an artist, you always want people to listen to and experience the work you put your time and tears into,” she said. “But for this one, when people tell me they have it on repeat, it’s bittersweet—I’m happy they found something to relate to, but also I’m like, ‘Hey, are you ok?’ I feel guilty because it’s so sad! What stands out to me, though, is that I think no one really talks about this feeling so bluntly. Like no poetry, no bullshit: I feel like God made a mistake with me.” – Read more at American Songwriter

On her 32nd Birthday, Jordin Reminds Us that She’s Lived half Her Life since Winning American Idol in 2007 – “This is a special birthday for me, because I was 16 when my life changed forever after I auditioned for and won @americanidol. HALF MY LIFE later (?), it has been an incredible roller coaster, filled with ups, downs, loop de loops, g forces and drops. It’s been a journey, y’all.” The singer shares what she learned in a long post.


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