Joe Jonas to join ‘The Voice AU’ as a coach in 2018: ‘I’ll bring a lot to the table’ – Joe Jonas is officially joining The Voice Australia family as a coach for Season 7, set to premiere in early 2018. The news was announced Thursday morning exclusively on TODAY. Earlier this year, Jonas, 28, was introduced to the hit TV singing competition as a mentor on Adam Levine’s team on the US version of The Voice. But now he’s ready to join the ranks of returning coaches Delta Goodrem, Boy George, and Kelly Rowland. – Read more at The Fix
Paula Abdul Weighs in on ‘Incredible’ New ‘American Idol’ Judges (Exclusive) – “These guys are vets and incredible at what they do” says Abdul, who spent eight seasons judging wannabe stars on the hit singing competition series. “They don’t need any advice. They’re probably having a blast, working hard. I love them all.” “I got a chance to work with Lionel and he’s just a treasure,” she adds. “I love Katy too and I’ve never met Luke, but I’m a big fan and I’m looking forward to it.” – See the Video at Entertainment Tonight
The Voice Winner Chris Blue’s New Single is Coming Friday
1st single “BLUE BLOOD BLUES” WILL BE RELEASED MIDNIGHT THIS Friday, DECEMBER 15!!!!
Thank you all for your ?? It’s an exciting time not jus 4me but for us all!! Music is Here!! #ChrisBlue #AliciaKeys #BBB #NewMusic #FRIDEC15 #Xcited #Humbled #Blessed #Grateful #?????? pic.twitter.com/jYlNu3RS9N
— Chris Blue (@Chrisbluelive) December 13, 2017
Noah Mac Thanks His The Voice Fans
I can’t tell you guys how excited I am to get back to myself. I have lots of music coming soon. Thank you all for the support throughout this part of my journey as a musician :)
— Noah Mac (@noah_mac) December 13, 2017
Soul Sisters Podcast: Katharine McPhee Really Does ‘Fall In Love Too Easily’ – Listen to the full episode below as McPhee explains why that title is very apropos for her these days (in her post-divorce dating life she admits to having “I think we’re gonna get married” thoughts after two weeks of seeing someone), why she thinks this album is perfect to make out to, and why this kind of material comprises the first of her records she’s felt “100 percent” about.
Jordin Sparks: A Better World ‘Starts With You’ – How do you plan to teach your child to make the world a better place and instill these values? I haven’t thought that far yet, if I’m being completely honest! I’m still in a “I can’t believe this is happening” mode—and super excited mode, as well. For me, I just would want my son to be a good human. To be kind and to have empathy for other people and their situations. You never know what kind of battles somebody is fighting, no matter where they’re from. I hope that’s what we’ll instill in him—we’re definitely going to try. His dad [Dana Isaiah], we bonded over the fact that we try to make a difference in different communities because his heart is there, too. – Read more at Parade.com
An Interview With American Idol’s Kellie Pickler, Appearing With Phil Vassar On Dec. 20 At New Brunswick’s State Theatre! – Spotlight Central: When you were nineteen, you auditioned for American Idol, where judge Simon Cowell really liked you a lot. Do you have any favorite memories of your time on Idol? Kellie Pickler: I just think it went really fast! I remember experiencing so many first-time things with the world, you know? I was so green?—?I had never been on an airplane; I had never been anywhere. It was just a whole different world going from Albemarle, North Carolina, to Hollywood. But it was an incredible experience, and I wished that I had journaled then?—?I wish I had written so many things down and kept notes. But, overall, my experience was wonderful. I mean, I can only say great things about Idol?—?it completely changed my life for the better. It led me to Nashville, and it helped my dreams to become a reality. – Read more at New Jersey Stage
DWTS Pro Witney Carson Reveals Her Father-in-Law Is Battling Pancreatic Cancer, Leaves Tour – The Dancing with the Stars pro announced on Instagram Wednesday that she would not be participating in the upcoming DWTS Live! winter tour because her father-in-law’s battle with cancer has worsened. “My sweet father-in-law has been dealing with pancreatic cancer for the last year and a half. A few days ago he was having stomach issues & was unable to keep anything down. His doctors decided to do an exploratory surgery to find the problem, which we thought was just a minor issue. Unfortunately, we were completely wrong,” Witney, 24, wrote about her husband Carson McAllister’s father, Kevin McAllister. – Read more at People