“Glee” cast to reunite at the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards to honor LGBTQ teens and pay tribute to the legacy of the late Naya Rivera’s character Santana Lopez; Demi Lovato to introduce cast and special tribute – Today, GLAAD announced that the cast of Glee will reunite during the virtual ceremony for the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday, April 8 for a special tribute to the legacy of the late Naya Rivera’s character Santana Lopez. The tribute will honor the ten-year anniversary of Santana’s coming out as lesbian in the GLAAD Media Award-winning series and spotlight the character’s impact on LGBTQ teens and Latinx LGBTQ representation on television. Global superstar Demi Lovato, who played Santana’s girlfriend on Glee, will introduce the special tribute during the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which will feature Glee cast members Jacob Artist, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Vanessa Lengies, Jane Lynch, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Matthew Morrison, Alex Newell, Amber Riley, Harry Shum Jr., Becca Tobin, and Jenna Ushkowitz. During its run, Glee was nominated six times for Outstanding Comedy Series at the GLAAD Media Awards, winning the award in both 2010 and 2011. – Read more at Glaad.org
Carrie Underwood to perform on the Latin AMAs
The American Idol season 4 winner will perform her duet with David Bisbal on the Latin AMAs airing on Telemundo April 15.
Thrilled to be performing at the 2021 @LatinAMAs with @davidbisbal! Don’t miss the show on April 15 at 7pm/6c on @Telemundo. #LatinAMAs pic.twitter.com/zKbxgsnG5d
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) March 25, 2021
Meet the 2 Seattle-area singers who landed spots on ‘The Voice’ this season – Viewers were graced with South Seattle indie soul singer Payge Turner’s talent on NBC’s “The Voice” last season. This year, Seattle-area fans can cheer on not one, but two local contestants. Singer-songwriters Halley Greg, 29, who lives in Seattle and is from Kennewick, and Savanna Woods, 26, from Stanwood, both impressed coach Kelly Clarkson with their auditions and will be on her team. We chatted with them about their musical backgrounds, audition experiences and what they hope to take away from the show. (The next round of competition — the battle rounds, in which coaches pit two of their own team members against each other — starts 8 p.m. Monday, March 29.) – Seattle Times
American Idol season 17 Winner Laine Hardy Proud to Represent Asian Heritage in Country music.
Laine’s maternal grandmother is from South Korea, and he’s proud to show kids like Lilly that they can do anything they want.
This is Lilly. Her mom posted a video of her singing #GroundIGrewUpOn & we got in touch so I could meet her. This moment was so important to me. Grateful to represent Asian heritage in country music & show kids like Lilly that they can do anything no matter what they look like. pic.twitter.com/0haZoMpwqA
— Laine Hardy (@TheLaineHardy) March 24, 2021
Ashland Craft Talks about her record deal and being a CMT Next Women
Remember The Voice season 13 when Miley Cyrus gave up both the winner Chloe Kohanski AND the runner-up Addison Agen, yet stuck by Ashland Craft? And most folks thought that was dumb? As it turns out, the only singer of the three with a significant label deal (Big Loud Records) is….Ashland. She’s a member of the current class of Next Women of country music, and she talks about the pride she felt in getting signed. Plus, she sings a bit of her latest song “Trainwreck.”
.@AshlandCraft‘s soothing voice gives us all the edgy country vibes ?
If you haven’t checked out this #CMTNextWomen artist, you HAVE to! pic.twitter.com/iIczHT9K8R
— CMT (@CMT) March 24, 2021
VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Constantine Maroulis On His Creepy New Film ‘Dark State’ – Constantine Maroulis revealed what it was like starring in the fun and creepy new film, Dark State, in his new uInterview. The movie is set in Hammonton, New Jersey and features “a girl on the verge of breaking out as a movie star, a mysterious car crash, some investigative journalism gone array, you know perhaps a murder cult that you can sprinkle in there a bit,” Maroulis said. “Certainly plays into the really fun, dark sort of trend that’s happening with scripted movies and television right now, but also touches upon some really current topics, you know, that are happening politically and certainly with, I don’t know, some crazy misogynistic maniacal behavior out there.” “I play Adorno,” the actor said. “He is just your run-of-the-mill murder cult leader, sort of a dark and creepy guy for sure.” – Read more at Uniterview.com
Lauren Alaina Says She’s a ‘Lucky Girl’ After Having Dinner with Fan with Autism: ‘A Lot of Happy Crying’ – Lauren Alaina had a dinner date she won’t ever forget. The country singer joined Ryan, a TikToker living with autism, and his sister Brittany for a virtual sushi dinner after Ryan shared his love for the country singer. (And Alaina had the time of her life!) “It was as rewarding to me as it was to him,” Alaina, 26, tells PEOPLE. It all started in late December when Ryan’s sister Brittany filmed a TikTok asking her brother which celebrity he’d love to have dinner with — and he instantly chose the Dancing with the Stars alum. “I would say country music star Miss Lauren Alaina,” he says in the initial video. “She’s a Christian. She’s a great singer… Plus she’s super nice and she’s also super sweet.” – Read more at People
Lauren’s reply: Go to her Tik Tok to watch highlights from the dinner.
@laurenalainaHey Ryan!!!! How about we order some @tacobell for dinner?!?! ? Y’ALL, stay tuned for our dinner!!!!!! @tacobellqween ##autismawareness ##tacobell ???
Derek Hough Teases His ‘Smug’ High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Role and Romance – With HSMTMTS and the next season of Dancing with the Stars on his agenda, Hough says he’s not spending too much time mourning the recent cancellation of World of Dance — and instead is focused on a new show he’s developing. “I’ve known for a while, but I loved World of Dance so much; I loved working with Jennifer [Lopez] and Ne-Yo and of course all the amazing, amazing dancers,” Hough says. “But I’m really, really excited about where I am right now with Dancing with the Stars and with ABC and Disney, and I have a new show that I’m very, very, very excited about that is extremely challenging but is sort of a dream project. I can’t say what it is yet, but we’ll probably be announcing it relatively soon.” – Read more at People.com