Fire Fight Australia All-Star Concert Raises Almost $10M For Bushfire Relief – Fire Fight Australia raised close to A$10 million ($6.7 million) for good causes and exceeded all expectations, say organizers of the historic concert Sunday (Feb. 16) in Sydney’s west. Spanning nine-and-a-half hours, the all-star event was also a rating hit, drawing more than 1.5 million viewers across its domestic broadcast partners, the Seven Network and Foxtel. The final line-up at ANZ Stadium featured 23 acts, from local lads 5 Seconds of Summer to internationals Queen + Adam Lambert, Alice Cooper and K.D. Lang, veteran singers Olivia Newton-John and John Farnham, local hip-hop stars Hilltop Hoods, and a guest appearance from Oscar-winner and sometime rocker Russell Crowe. – Read more at Billboard.com
‘The Voice’ Sneak Peek: Nick Jonas Brings a New Coaching Strategy to Season 18 (Exclusive) – “All of the coaches have their pitch tactics locked in,” Jonas notes. “What seems to be working for me is talking to the artist as a teammate and not as a coach… I’m saying, let’s work on this together.” The “Sucker” singer explains that the strategy is one he learned from years of performing with brothers Joe and Kevin. “We don’t view each other as coaches or any kind of alpha situation,” he says to a potential team member. Check out the preview clip below for more! – Read more at Entertainment Tonight
Nick Jonas Wants to Be More Than a Coach – He Wants to Be the Artists’ Teammate
American Idol’s Gabby Barrett Talks Country Hit I Hope
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Why ‘Idol’ Standout Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon Went to Joshua Tree for His Second Album – Tell me about making the second album. I didn’t really start thinking about a second album until a month or two ago. I had been writing pretty frequently since we finished recording the first album in July. [Producer] Chris Schlarb was the one to kind of throw it out there. He said, “Next time we record we should do something that’s a little different. Not so long and involved.” We had a full orchestra and a choir. We had a few different ensembles on that record. We wanted to do something a little simpler and faster. Just allot three or four days to do a record, and whatever we get done in that amount of time is it. I had plenty of songs written by then and I was ready to record. – Read more at Billboard.com
Hannah Brown Joins More Dates on ‘Dancing With the Stars: Live! 2020’ Tour (Exclusive) – Get excited, Dancing With the Stars fans… looks like we’ll get to see even more of Hannah Brown on tour!
ET has exclusively learned that after performing inside New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, the mirrorball champion will be reuniting with her pro dance partner, Alan Bersten, and fellow guest star Kate Flannery once again for six additional Dancing With the Stars: Live! 2020 tour stops next month. “I am so excited to head to a few more cities with the Dancing With the Stars tour,” Hannah tells ET. “See you there!” – Read more at ETOnline.com