Performers Announced For 2022 GRAMMYs Premiere Ceremony: Jimmie Allen, Mon Laferte, Ledisi, Allison Russell & More Confirmed; Levar Burton To Host – The Grammys’ Premiere Ceremony which live streams before the prime time telecast is where the majority of Grammys are handed out. This year, American Idol and Dancing with the Stars alum Jimmie Allen, who is also nominated for Best New Artist will perform during the ceremony. His category will be handed out during the big nighttime telecast, which airs on CBS. Both events take place on April 3 live from Los Angeles. – Read more at Grammy.com
Adam Lambert to participate in Rise up with the Arts charity event to raise funds for Ukraine relief efforts and artists affected by COVID-19 – The American Idol alum and Queen frontman made the announcement on social media. The variety show streams March 27-29. Go to riseupwiththearts.com for more details.
Please join me and many other great artists in the virtual global variety show Rise Up With The Arts in support of Ukraine and Artists that have been affected by Covid 19. ??
Tickets at https://t.co/8ZUu2vwFX0@riseupwitharts @PashaKovalev @AnyaGarnisUK pic.twitter.com/nPH56MGMPw
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) March 25, 2022
Jax surprises her mother with a visit from John Stamos.
Jax’s mom stans John Stamos, so the Tik Tok singer and American Idol 14 alum though it would be fun to surprise her.
@jaxwritessongs Surprising my mom with her celebrity crush ????? @johnstamos #fyp #JessiesGirl #FullHouse ? Mom Meets John Stamos – Jax
Jake Hoot and his Wife Expecting a Child
The Voice season 17 winner announces on social media that he and his wife Brittney are expecting their first child together. His six year old daughter Macy from his first marriage helped deliver the good news.
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X Factor UK Winner Leona Lewis is Pregnant
X Factor UK winner and pop star Leona Lewis is expecting her first baby this summer with her husband Dennis Jauch. Leona won X Factor in 2006 and followed the win up with the massive hit “Bleeding Love.” Most recently she served on the judges panel of the Paramount+ reality show, Queens of the Universe.
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BWW Interview: Abigail Brooks Lehre of AMERICAN IDOL Season 20 – Abby Brooks, who performs with a broom on Tik Tok and recently auditioned for American Idol spoke with Broadway World about her experience. “I was asked to audition for American Idol because of Tik Tok. I was fortunate enough to have gone viral singing modern songs in a golden age style on the platform. I thought that I could really test my vocals by auditioning in front of judges who are incredibly influential in the music industry and who could give me direction as to where my vocal style fits into the modern world.” – read more at Broadway World
‘The experience is so intense’: Lancaster ballet dancer reflects on ‘American Idol’ – Skyler Maxey-Wert, who dances with a German Ballet company, auditioned for American Idol and got a ticket to Hollywood. He grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and spoke with a local paper about his experience. Incubus singer, Brandon Boyd encouraged his to audition for Idol after watching Skyler’s videos online. “Before he said anything, I didn’t even think about it,” Maxey-Wert says. “I feel like I learned a lot just talking with him. I wouldn’t say he’s a mentor, he’s somebody that when I kind of have questions about something, I can just DM him. We have that kind of relationship now. It’s just really cool, actually.” – Read more at Lancaster Online
Gwen Stefani dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote her new makeup line. She also talked about husband, The Voice coach Blake Shelton and more. – Gwen talks about marrying Blake Shelton, writing their own vows, Carson Daly officiating their wedding, adopting a lot of Blake’s style, playing at a rodeo for the first time, her new makeup line GXVE, and she gives Jimmy a makeover.
Blake Shelton Pays Tribute To Six Teenage Girls Killed Near His Farm – Tragedy struck near Blake Shelton’s farm in Tishomingo, Oklahoma (3000 pop) when six teenage girls died in a Chevrolet after a car accident. Blake lost his brother in a car crash back in 1990. “In the wake of yesterday’s unthinkable crash in our small town of Tishomingo, we as a community have all been in shock and broken-hearted,” Shelton said in a statement shared with PEOPLE. “I personally know the devastation of suddenly losing a loved one in a car accident. But our community is strong and has come together to support and wrap our arms around the families and friends that are hurting the most. There’s no question it will take a long time to heal from this tragedy. Keep the prayers coming,” The girls’ small vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer on Tuesday (March 22) – Read more at People.