Headlines: David Cook New Single Date, Adam Lambert BLM March

DWTS host Tom Bergeron and American Idol alum Alex Preston Take Part in Celebrating New Hampshire’s 2020 Graduating Class

American Idol 7 winner David Cook Announces New Release Date for Reds Turn Blue Single

He postponed it out of respect for the Black Lives Matters protests. New release date is June 26.

Haley Reinhart to perform Piece of My Heart and More on Janis Joplin’s official Facebook Page

Adam Lambert Participates in Black Lives Matter March in Hollywood on Sunday

This Mississippi pastor with 8 kids had never sung outside of church. Then he won ‘The Voice’ – Before “The Voice,” Todd Tilghman was an enthusiastic pastor and a father of eight with little to no music experience. After winning “The Voice,” Tilghman is still an enthusiastic pastor and a father of eight. But musically, his life is starting to change in a really big way. For starters, he won a record deal and $100,000. Several people want to manage him. And he’s diving into the professional music industry — a world that still feels foreign to him. “I’m like getting a baptism by fire right now,” the 42-year-old pastor from Mississippi said with a distinct Southern accent. – Read more at Deseret.com

Grace Leer Reflects On Her ‘American Idol’ Journey and Shares What’s Next For Her – Since the show, I quit my job, which was a big deal. When I first moved to Nashville, I kind of had that fear of like, what if music doesn’t work out? I feel like everybody has [that feeling], and it was my first time really being on my own, so I got like just a normal nine to five. I was working for a startup called Wonolo here in Nashville, and I was doing that full time, nine to five and then obviously doing music. My goal always was to do music full time. I want to be able to give a hundred percent to music, but also it’s very hard to make a living off of music. Especially being new to Nashville, I wasn’t getting paid for any of the gigs. I was like scrapping at the bits just to play anywhere with my band. [That was] something that I was really excited throughout the show as I kept getting further and further. I remember my family joking, like when I made the Top 20, ‘Oh my gosh, maybe you’re going to be able to quit your job….I think you’re going to have to quit your job.’ – Read more at Country Now

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