American Idol Alum Josh Gracin Expecting Baby Boy with Wife Katie: We’re ‘Beyond Excited’ – Josh Gracin is thanking his lucky stars for his latest baby news!
The 38-year-old country singer and American Idol alum and his wife Katie are expecting their first child together, he confirms exclusively to PEOPLE. “Katie and I are beyond excited for baby Luka to arrive early 2020!” he tells PEOPLE. “We’ve been praying for a baby since we decided on a name last year for a boy and a girl.” – Read more at People
Jon Pardi, Lauren Alaina About to Make ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ Appearance – Country stars Jon Pardi and Lauren Alaina are set to make a special appearance on Celebrity Family Feud this month. The TV game show, hosted by Steve Harvey, will feature the two stars – along with radio personalities Bobby Bones, Amy Brown and Lunchbox (real name Dan Chappell) – on ABC Jul. 21 at 8PM ET.
Bones, who is leading the team, broke the news months ago that he and his crew would appear on the show, but fans were none the wiser on when it would air. On the Bones’ and friends episode, Bones’ five-person feud team takes on actress/entrepreneur Brooklyn Decker along with her husband, former world No. 1 pro tennis player, Andy Roddick. The team of Decker and Roddick also includes Decker’s father, mother and brother. – Read more at Taste of Country
Gabrielle Carrubba to Take Over the Role of Zoe in DEAR EVAN HANSEN – Gabrielle Carrubba will take over the role of Zoe Murphy on Broadway in Dear Evan Hansen on Tuesday, July 30. She replaces Mallory Bechtel, who will play her final performance on Sunday, July 28 after a year in the role. (She’s am American Idol season 11 alum) – Read more at Broadway World.com
2019 USO Star Spangled Variety Tour: The Last Note! – he USO tour comes to an end at 11° North, the multipurpose facility at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ), July 7, 2019. More than 1,000 hours over 365 days went into planning, scheduling, logistics, vetting and base access for the six stop 2019 USO Star Spangled Variety Tour. This year’s events were hosted by U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, 28th Chief of the National Guard Bureau. All seven entertainers volunteered to travel over the July 4th holiday to express their appreciation to more than 16,000 service members and show that America remembers their commitment to country. Joining Lengyel on the tour was actor Mayim Bialik from the sitcom The Big Bang Theory; singer, radio talk show host, and children’s book author Laura Bryna; 2019 Miss America Nia Franklin; comedian Anjelah Johnson; singer-song writer Cassadee Pope; MMA fighter Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and actress Toni Trucks from the drama series SEAL Team. – Read more at DVIDSHub.net
Songwriter Josh Hoge Charged with DUI – Metro Police charged Josh Hoge, 41, with driving under the influence, reports FOX17. FOX17’s story explains that Hoge rear-ended another vehicle in Nashville. Police interviewed the driver, identified as Hoge, who reportedly smelled of alcohol, had red and watery eyes and was unsteady on his feet. Police said Hoge told two officers different stories about where he had just come from. Hoge was named SESAC Songwriter of the Year in 2016. – Read more at Williamsonsource.com