Billie Eilish, the Chicks, John Legend among Democratic National Convention performers – The 2020 Democratic National Convention scored some musical heavyweights for its lineup of performers. Officials announced Friday that Billie Eilish, the Chicks, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Common, Billy Porter, Leon Bridges, and more have been tapped for performances during next week’s four-day convention. The musical renditions are said to range from renditions of the National Anthem to American classics to new songs. Monday night will feature a youth choir performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Maggie Rogers, Prince Royce, and Stephen Stills are also set to perform. DNC programming will air every night at 9 p.m.-11 p.m. ET from Aug. 17-20. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly
Nick Fradiani and The Alternate Routes Team Up for an Outdoor Concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse – As the last weekends of summer come into focus, The Ridgefield Playhouse is bringing more live music to the community with outdoor, socially distanced concerts! Connecticut’s own American Idol winner Nick Fradiani and Fairfield County’s hometown band The Alternate Routes will perform an outdoor concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, August 28 at 7pm. – Read more at Broadway World.com
Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson and her sister Julia deliver school supplies, safely – The pair, alongside a group of volunteers, held their 10th annual Hatch Day on Friday, delivering over 2,000 backpacks full of school supplies to kids in need through the Julian D. King Gift Foundation. “We’re doing drive-by backpacks,” Jennifer said in a video.
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My mama use to say “where there is a will , there is a way “ @juleyah definitely had the will to still find a way to service these kids on this “Hatch day” even during the pandemic , in the safest way possible ! Drop your location and be on the looking out thru out all the chicago areas and we will drop u a backpack and back to school needs ! Happy Hatch day yal !!!!
‘American Idol’ winner Laine Hardy gives Idol hopefuls advice – American Idol is currently holding virtual auditions from hopefuls over the country.
Watch the trailer for ‘Stars Fell on Alabama’ with Taylor Hicks – The cast for “Stars Fell on Alabama” includes James Maslow, Ciara Hanna, Lesa Wilson, Zebedee Row, Johnnie Mack, Jaclyn Betham and more. Those names might not mean much to you, but there’s a familiar face in the bunch: Alabama native Taylor Hicks. The singer, songwriter and 2006 “American Idol” winner plays himself in the movie, and can be seen on stage in the trailer, performing for a group of country line dancers. – Watch at AL.com
Louis Knight is Totally ready to Fly to Europe
The American Idol finalist flew to Europe–will probably spend time in his native country England. I mean, how else could he get in without a British/EU passport right?
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