Headlines: Jimmie Allen, Hayley Orrantia Video, Scarypoolparty Tour

Hayley Orrantia to Star in Jimmie Allen Music Video ‘Be Alright’ – “The Goldbergs’” Hayley Orrantia is set to star in Jimmie Allen’s upcoming music video “Be Alright.” The video is set in New York City in the 1960s with Orrantia playing a down-on-her-luck character called Eve. Things start looking up when she encounters an “old friend with a new mantra” played by Allen. The video was shot on the Warner Bros. lot last month and is directed by Allen and Chris Beyrooty. It was choreographed by “Dancing with the Stars” choreographer Tessandra Chavez. Dakota Diel (“Army of the Dead”) was on board as director of photography. “Be Alright” is featured on Allen’s third studio album, “Tulip Drive,” which was released this June on Stoney Creek Records/BBR Music Group. – Read more at Variety

Correction: Variety initially reported that Jimmie Allen was “set to make his feature film debut with upcoming musical “Be Alright” with Haley Orrantia as his co-star. Not quite.  Variety updated their article to to say that Haley would star alongside Jimmie in the MUSIC VIDEO FOR HIS SONG “Be Alright.” Quite a different thing…

Alejandra Aranda aka Scarypoolparty Announces Fall Tour

The American Idol season 17 runner-up announces a fall tour, staringing in Alexandra VA on September 23. He winds up at the Crystal Ballroom in Boston MA. Check out this link for a full schedule.

American Idol’ Winner Chayce Beckham on His Growing Country Music Career: ‘I’m Just a Little Fish in a Big Pond Working My Way Up’ – “I’m trying to push my music as much as I can without setting super high unrealistic expectations,” he says. “But I realize where I want to go, and I take baby steps to get there. If this is a song that ends up on the radio, if the fans really like it, then so be it. But I guess that you let the music speak for itself in that case and, hopefully, I can release music, if not this song, then other songs that will connect with a large amount of people. My goal as an artist is just to try to get a message across to as many people as I can.” During our chat, Chayce also talked about the surprises that have come with his new career, like the business side of things and collaborating on writing songs, touring with Jimmie Allen and Luke Combs, keeping in touch with his friends from Idol, especially judge Luke Bryan, and more. – Read more at Parade

‘AGT’ Semifinalist Chapel Hart Talks Surpassing Self-Doubt to Find ‘the Ultimate Validation’ from Fans – Following the positive reception from the judges, Chapel Hart spoke to PEOPLE backstage, and explained how much the support meant to them. “Relieved is an understatement,” member Danica Hart said. “They were saying such nice and encouraging things and [my bandmates] just started welling up.” “I was looking out the corner of eyes like, ‘Don’t do it because if you do it, we’re all going to cry,” recalled member Trea Swindle about their post-performance waterworks. – Read more at People

Wyatt Pike On Playing This Year’s Park City Song Summit, Life After “American Idol,” Songwriting, Musical Influences & More – We spoke about his future plans for his career, his upcoming participation in Park City, Utah’s Park City Song Summit, musical influences and songwriting. via TheHyperMagazine

DWTS alum and SYTYCD judge JoJo Siwa joins Jax for Victoria Secret

“@itsjojosiwa is comin for my babysitting gig,” Jax writes.

@jaxwritessongs @itsjojosiwa is comin for my babysitting gig ??? #victoriassecret #JoJo #originalmusic @thelascherfamily ? Victoria’s Secret – Jax

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