Headlines: Josh Gallagher Inks Deal, Jeremy Rosado Newsboys Tour

Former ‘The Voice’ Finalist Josh Gallagher Inks With Kobalt Music – Former The Voice finalist Josh Gallagher has signed with Kobalt Music. The Pennsylvania native is the first country artist The Voice coach Adam Levine had ever led to the finale on Season 11 of the competition in 2016. He has since independently earned millions of streams across his catalog and explored partnerships with global brands such as Groove Life, Orange Amps, Realtree and Natural Light. He has also shared stages with Randy Houser, Eric Paslay, Lee Ann Womack, Cole Swindell and more. “Anyone who’s been in this town long enough gets used to hearing ‘no’ or worse, not hearing anything at all. So, after years of high hopes turning into letdowns, when someone—the right someone—finally says ‘yes,’ every bad day becomes worth it,” Gallagher shares. “For a company like Kobalt to be that someone for me is an absolute honor. – Read more at MusicRow

The Voice and American Idol alum Jeremy Rosado on tour with Newsboys

“I’M GOING ON TOUR!!!!!! With @newsboys !!!!!” Jeremy announced on social media. Honestly, it’s a dream come true! Tickets go on sale August 9th!” Jeremy finished 13th on American Idol season 11 and then made it to The Voice 21 live shows on Team Kelly Clarkson.


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American Idol winner and Kentucky native Noah Thompson will perform at state fair – American Idol season 20 winner and Kentuckian Noah Thompson will perform at the Kentucky State Fair this August, the state fair recently announced. Thompson, who is from Louisa in Lawrence County, will open for Kentuckians John Michael Montgomery and Walker Montgomery on Aug. 24. Admission into the concert, along with the other shows in the Texas Roadhouse Concert Series, are included with general admission tickets into the fair. – Read more at Kentucky.com

‘American Idol’ Winner Proves He’s Here to ‘Stay’ With Amazing Rihanna Cover – I got to work with one the other day on a co-write we’re working on and that was so cool. He’s proud of me and it’s like a full circle moment thing. It was awesome. That song did really well, though. I’m happy with the way it went. When you first left Idol, you said you didn’t want to do country pop, you wanted to do real country. So, is this going to be real country? Yeah, for sure, definitely. I’m not going to just say that, though. I feel like it’s a mix for this first thing. It’s kind of a mix for everybody in a way. I literally am enjoying the songwriting more than anything. To be honest, I love the songwriting. The farthest I ever went into songwriting [before] was sitting in my bathroom playing my guitar. – Read more at Parade

American Idol’s Noah Thompson and HunterGirl play a show together

American Idol winner and runnerup, Noah Thompson and HunterGirl play a show as part of the “Country Boots and Bands” series at Sunshine Acres in Michigan. Get your tickets HERE



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Former ‘American Idol’ winner Scotty McCreery put in the hard work to make it as a country singer – Winning “American Idol” at 17 was a good thing for country singer Scotty McCreery, but it didn’t mean he had it made. “I think it also made you have to prove a little bit more to the doubters — like you weren’t just a karaoke singer, you’ve got something to say…It was seven years after the show before I had my first No. 1 single on country radio.” “But I didn’t go on that show to become a TV star. I really wanted to become a country music star, and that takes years and years of effort, making relationships, learning how to write songs and learning how to perform on stage.” – Read more at Trib Live

Tristen Gressett talks music and saying goodbye as he prepares for farewell concert next week – Pell City singer Tristen Gressett is preparing for the next step in his musical journey: saying goodbye to his hometown and heading to the West Coast. Gressett will perform a farewell concert Aug. 12 at the Pell City Center for Education and the Performing Arts as he gets ready to move to California to continue his dreams as an entertainer. “It’s really farewell to Alabama,” Gressett said. “I’m going to be leaving for a while.” Gressett said he already has connections he’s worked on since leaving Idol. Once he finally makes the move he said his focus will be digging in his heels and doing the work. – Read more at St. Clair Times

American Idol judge Luke Bryan chats with Nightline

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