Headlines: Just Sam on Winning Remote Idol, Voice Coaches Talk Finale

Just Sam ‘Definitely Didn’t Expect to Win’ Socially Distanced ‘American Idol’ Season 18 Crown – Whose idea was it for you to cover the OG Idol Kelly Clarkson for your first performance last night? That was my idea. Everyone got to choose their own song. When they asked us all to think about a celebration song that could bring light during this time, that was the point. It was not just “we won American Idol, but “you could win American Idol and you have this opportunity, this platform to spread light right now when people need it most.” So for me that song was perfect. The words for now … “what doesn’t kill us will make us stronger.” We’re all going through this right now and we’re gonna make it through it, and I felt like that was the perfect song. – Read more at Billboard.com

The Voice Coaches Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Nick Jonas on the Season 18 Finale – “It’s not for us to say if America got it right or wrong,” John told Parade.com. “I feel like America voted for what they wanted. The whole point of this show is to put these artists before them, coach them up, and then let America decide. And they’re right because that’s what they chose. And that’s what they want to hear. That’s what they want to see on the show. And we give them what they want.” – Read more at Parade

‘American Idol’ Top 7 Make Their Final Argument to the Nation, Describe Dream Debut Album – Season 18 of American Idol has been a real rollercoaster. From the elation of making it to Hollywood and then getting ground to a fine dust by the grueling tinsel town cuts, to the joy of hitting the beaches and stage in Hawaii. And then, the shutdown. The contestants on this year’s Idol have had to contend with a working environment like no other, forced to become overnight lighting and sound technicians as they’ve converted their bedrooms, living rooms and backyards into remote TV studios. – Read more at Billboard.com

‘Deep down, I’m a romantic’: Adam Lambert says he’s looking for a long-term relationship – but marriage and children aren’t on the cards – He split from his model boyfriend Jaci Costa Polo in November last year, following a whirlwind six-month romance. But despite his heartbreak, Queen frontman Adam Lambert says he won’t give up looking for Mr Right. Speaking to Sydney Morning Herald this Sunday, the American pop sensation, 37, revealed he wants to be in a long-term relationship once his ‘circumstances can support it’. – Read more at Daily Mail

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