Eurovision Song Contest Heads to Latin America as Part of Global Expansion – Eurovision’s global expansion continues. Following a U.S. edition, NBC’s “American Song Contest,” and with “Eurovision Song Contest Canada” on deck for 2023, the European Broadcasting Union has announced its next stop: Latin America. The beloved 66-year-old competition, which pits countries against each other in a show of musical talent, has yet to announce a host city for the Latin American iteration. – Read more at Variety
Noah Thompson Says He’s A Better Songwriter Since Being On ‘American Idol’: “It’s Given Me Something To Say” – “It’s definitely something that I’m looking forward to doing now that I have the time because I’m not working an 80-hour job every week anymore. I can finally sit down and try to write some songs,” he said. Writing music isn’t something the Kentucky native is used to, but Idol gave him the boost he needed to get started on honing in on those skills. “Being on that show has definitely helped me become a better writer. It’s given me something to say.” – Read more at MusicMayhemMagazine
HunterGirl Says Jimmie Allen Is “One Of The Best People I’ve Ever Met Inside And Out” – “He is one of the kindest people I have ever met in my entire life. For him to let me get up there on stage during his set, he’s just so supportive of artists and people. Jimmie is probably one of the best people I’ve ever met just inside and out. Just how he treats people and cares about people. Getting to have him there supporting me and letting me sing a song, not everybody would. I couldn’t believe it.” – Read more at MusicMayhemMagazine
American Idol’s Leah Marlene and Trent Harmon European Navy Tour takes them to USS Harry Truman Aircraft Carrier – Leah swings the camera around to show the audience of military folk, with the vast ocean in the background. The American Idol 2022 2nd runner up and Season 15 winner have spent the last week or so touring Navy bases in Europe.
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‘American Idol’ Winner Maddie Poppe Reveals New Music On The Way – Former ‘American Idol’ winner Maddie Poppe joined the HollywoodLife Podcast to chat about her new single ’“One that Got Away,” which marks the first new music since her debut album Whirlwind.
American Idol finalist Grace Leer on first EP