Headlines: Fantasia Filming in Atlanta, Adam Lambert at NME Awards

‘The Color Purple’ movie musical with Fantasia shooting in Atlanta – According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, the movie musical version of The Color Purple starring American Idol alum Fantasia Barrino and Danielle Brooks will begin production in Atlanta later this month.The movie is set to shoot from March 21 to June 17, according to productionlist.com.The new version has a release date of December 23 1023. Read more at AJC

Kenedi Anderson to audition on ‘American Idol’American Idol will feature Kenedi Anderson’s audition on Sunday’s episode. Read more about her HERE. Interesting tidbit from a hometown feature: “Last year, Anderson was contacted by a television producer who saw her TikTok videos. That’s when she auditioned for “America’s Got Talent.” Sadly, that avenue did not work out. Instead, she was contacted by the same producer nearly a year later to try out for “American Idol.” Kenedi says, “Auditioning was one of the best experiences of my life for sure. It was really amazing,” she said. “It was very eye opening in the sense that I got to work with or be around so many musicians that love music. And I think it was just a very cool experience for me to go through especially at this time in my life. ” – Read more at News Leader

Catch Montgomery singer Lady K’s ‘American Idol’ audition Sunday – Montgomery’s Kezia Istonia, aka Lady K will also be featured on Sunday’s American Idol. “Istonia said she’ll be watching every episode this season, and encourages all her fans to do the same. “We’re going to ride this journey from episode 1, until they crown a winner,” Istonia said. “It doesn’t matter whether Lady K is on it or not.” She also didn’t know which episode she’d be on until the last minute. The singer will livestream after every Idol episode on her Facebook channel, @MusicByLadyK. – Read more at Montgomery Advertiser

‘American Idol’s Cole Hallman hopes to ‘keep the momentum going’ – Cole Hallman auditioned on the American Idol premiere. He’s got a large following on Tik Tok where he appears with his special needs sister, Katie. “I just want to have fun with it. All of the pressure is off now after the audition,” he said in an interview with The Coast Star on Wednesday, three days after the episode aired. “I feel it is important right now to be recording music because I have a lot of eyeballs on me right now. If I can get people to listen to my music on Spotify and Apple Music, especially new releases, that’s ideal. I’m going to be releasing a song called ‘That’s Lovely’ about my sister Katie, probably in a month or so,” he said. – Read more at StarNewsGroup.com

Adam Lambert teases “rock opera” album at BandLab NME Awards 2022 – Adam Lambert presented an award at the recent NME Awards in London. In a red carpet interview, the American Idol alum and Queen frontman teased a rock opera he’s working on “I’m working on a concept album. I can’t say much about the concept yet but it’s about a person, it’s a story. A musical of sorts. Or a rock opera, anyway you want to call it.”

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