Headlines: Harry Styles Gets Out the Vote, Amazing Race Moves

Harry Styles Registers Nearly 55,000 Voters in Partnership With HeadCount – A key component of Harry Styles’ blockbuster “Love on Tour” U.S. trek has been its “Good To Vote” initiative with non-partisan voter-engagement organization HeadCount — which has registered nearly 55,000 voters and has broken several registration and engagement records in HeadCount’s 18-year history. Harry’s “Good To Vote” (GTV) sweepstakes, which launched in September and ended last week, will award a fan travel and tickets to Styles’ popular annual “Harryween” show on October 31st at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles. In the first 24 hours of the sweepstakes’ announcement, HeadCount saw an all-time high of registrations in one day with over 28,760 people signing up to vote. Overall, Harry has helped register more 54,300+ people to vote making it the No. 1 music-driven campaign in HeadCount’s 18 year history. – Read more at Variety

The Amazing Race Moves to 9 pm ET/PT on CBS

Because of poor ratings, CBS is moving the remaining The Real Love Boat episodes to Paramount+ streamer, allowing the network to move The Amazing Race to 9 pm ET/PT right after Survivor. The Real Love Boat was affecting TAR’s ratings negatively. Fans should be happy they can watch Survivor and The Amazing Race back to back in a two hour time frame.

Jordin Sparks talks costumes and candy ahead of Monday’s Halloween-themed ‘DWTS’ number – Jordin Sparks will spend part of Halloween on Monday in the ballroom, competing in Dancing with the Stars’ annual Halloween-themed episode. But back at home, she, son DJ and husband Dana are planning a Marvel Comics-themed group costume. “DJ wants to be Miles Morales for Halloween,” Jordin says, referring to the character who is a different incarnation of Spider-Man in another universe. “So, Spider-Man … I wanna be Spider-Gwen and then Dana would be Peter Parker,” she explains. Spider-Gwen is yet another incarnation of Spider-Man from another universe, while Peter Parker is, of course, the alter ego of the OG Spider-Man. – Read more at WRMF.com

Daughtry: Out On His Own (and Loving It) – “As a kid,” says the 42-year-old Daughtry, “I was always drawn to earworms. Melodies that just got stuck in my head. I was always singing along to the radio, mimicking whoever artist it was. But I didn’t think anything of it at the time.”  “Now that I was independent,” he says, “I didn’t have anyone telling me what I couldn’t do. That’s where Dearly Beloved came in.” “I’ve been busy writing, recording demos at home,” he says. “Just getting some ideas down. My process usually starts with me humming something into my phone. I’ve got hundreds, maybe thousands, of voice memos. But I’ve gotten really terrible about labeling them.” – Read more at American Songwriter.

Simon Cowell Says His Son, 8, Helped Him Find Balance: ‘Before Eric, My Life Was 99 Percent Work’ – “If Eric hadn’t come along, God knows what would have happened,” Cowell said in the interview. “Before Eric, my life was 99 percent work. I was obsessed with it.” Before the birth of his son, the America’s Got Talent judge said he was “really unhappy.” “Now Eric is around, I don’t work through the night anymore. If he hadn’t come along, God knows what would have happened. The thought of it — I can’t deal with that,” he said in the interview, getting emotional. – Read more at People

Anthonia Edwards wins The Voice UK 2022 after stunning performances and duet with Sir Tom Jones –  After an incredible series which saw Olly Murs, Sir Tom Jones, Anne-Marie and will.i.am mentor some of the best up-and-coming young stars, Saturday’s final saw Anthonia finally beat out the remaining competitors. Mentored by Sir Tom Jones throughout the series, 25-year-old Anthonia faced stiff competition from talented performers Naomi Johnson, Mark Howard and David Adeogun. However she proved herself again and again throughout the finale, starting with a jaw-dropping cover of Billie Eilish’s When The Party’s Over, which left more than a few in the audience emotional. – Read more at Metro

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