Headlines: Harper Grace Publishing Deal, Colton Dixon New Tour

Harper Grace Signs With Curb | Word Music Publishing – Curb | Word Music Publishing has signed Harper Grace to a worldwide publishing deal. The Texas native, who plays the storyteller in her music, began her musical journey at the age of seven when she received her first guitar as a gift from her grandmother. In 2018, sixteen-year-old Grace was a contestant on American Idol, competing by performing self-penned songs which received critical acclaim from judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie. This fall, she will be joining multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy-winning artist Nelly on his “Lil Bit of Music Series,” where he will blend musical genres while supporting emerging country artists. “Wow, what a blessing it is to officially sign with Curb | Word Music Publishing!” – Read more at Music Row

Colton Dixon Announces Miracles Tour

The American Idol season 11 finalist announces that he’ll be heading out on the road this fall on the Miracles Tour with World Vision. Tickets go on sale August 27th.

Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton Zoo-lyweds!!! Hit SD for Animal Fun – Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani took their “Just Married” love fest to the wild — well, wild enough, we suppose … ’cause they were among exotic animals you don’t really see in Cali. The newlyweds hit up the San Diego Zoo this weekend — taking in the sights together and what look likes family/friends in tow this Sunday … where they were all masked up as they checked out some furry friends from behind a barricade in one of the best facilities around. – Read more at TMZ.com

Danny Gokey Toys Around with Genre On ‘Jesus People’ – Danny Gokey never set an intention to make a genre-busting album. “It just happened,” he says over a call from his Nashville home. The 12-track Jesus People, out today (August 20), zig-zags from glistening dance-pop opener “Make a Difference” to the Latin-flavored “Agradecido” and “All Are Welcome,” a more classically structured worship song. Such musical diversity seems, if anything, to truly capture Gokey’s heart and vocal chops, as he swings from bombastic mountaintops to the cool valleys of intimacy. = Read more at American Songwriter.com

‘American Idol’ alum and three-time Grammy nominee, is releasing a new album – The process Danny Gokey takes to create an album always starts the same: With prayer. “Write through me. My hands are yours. In my own strength, I can only accomplish so much. But if you write through me, it can touch our world.’ ” Those are the words the Milwaukee native, “American Idol” finalist and three-time Grammy nominee prayed over his new full-length album, “Jesus People,” which drops Aug. 20. Gokey described it as the type of album where people can “get their soul fed” while rocking out. – Read more at Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

‘American Idol’ alum Casey McQuillen talks about new single ‘In and Out’ featuring Jon McLaughlin – ‘American Idol’ alum Casey McQuillen chatted with Digital Journal’s Markos Papadatos about her new single “In and Out” featuring Jon McLaughlin. Tell about the storyline you crafted in your new single ‘In and Out.’ In & Out is about imperfect love; knowing it could be easier with someone else but choosing to work through trials and tribulations with your partner because the challenges bring you closer together. The talented singer/songwriter Hadley Kennary and I wrote this song over Zoom, really focusing on the tension and emotion in relationships like that. – Read more at Digital Journal

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