Headlines: Danny Gokey Set for Harry, Chris Blue’s Struggle

Danny Gokey Set for Harry Show

Danny Gokey taped an episode of Harry Connick Jr’s daytime talk show.

Knoxville’s Chris Blue turns struggle into success on ‘The Voice’ – His then-girlfriend (now fiancee) Stephanie Dunkley was struggling with bone marrow cancer, and it showed him he had to get over his fear and take a chance on the show. “When everything happened with my fiancee and her story, I realized that life was just too short,” said Blue, who is a worship leader at Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Knoxville. “And after God was kind of pushing me to go forth, and I was declining and saying ‘No. This can’t be …’ I asked that He would just confirm, and He did, and when He did, I would say that really did help push me and helped me overcome the fear and just do it.” – Read more at KnoxNews.com


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American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Talks New Single ‘Love Is Blind’ – Nick Fradiani stopped by the Mix 104.1 studio today to catch up with Gregg Daniels. The American Idol winner reveals how he crashed a wedding to film the music video for his latest single, “Love Is Blind.” – Watch the Video at Mix 104.1.

Interview // Adam Wakefield – My experience on The Voice was fun and pretty surreal for me. It’s weird because I grew up in the middle of nowhere as a country boy and then I’m all of a sudden on a TV show. It was all pretty wild and I don’t think it really sunk in that I was on the show until I started watching my episodes. As far as the lessons I’ve learned, one of them was learning about the other contestants and how everyone supported one another on our season. Our season was pretty special as far as the atmosphere and the dynamic of everyone supporting each other. There were so many of us from Nashville on our season, so that was the vibe of the season. It brought a great sense of community, which was really cool to experience. – Read more at Beyond the Stage Magazine

How Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood’s ‘Fighter’ Came Together: Inspired By His Wife, Partly Written in an Uber, Recorded All Over – “The Fighter” came to fruition when Urban was playing the supportive role in his marriage, spending time in London while actress Nicole Kidman starred in the West End production of Photograph 51 during the fall of 2015. Urban had already worked with songwriter-producers Nile Rodgers (Chic, David Bowie) and busbee (Maren Morris, Lady Antebellum) on “Sun Don’t Let Me Down,” and he asked busbee to hop over to London to write at Kensaltown Studios during a three-day stretch. – Read more at Billboard

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