Headlines: Katy Perry Godmothers a Ship, Cassandra Coleman Manages Coffee Shop

KATY PERRY NAMED GODMOTHER OF NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE’S NEWEST SHIP, NORWEGIAN PRIMA – American Idol judge Katy Perry will serve as the godmother to its newest ship, Norwegian Prima, debuting August 2022. On August 27, Katy will perform at a Christening ceremony at Reykjavik, Iceland. “My most favorite way to vacation with my family is on the water. Every morning that you wake up, you get to experience an incredible new view,” said Katy said in a press release. “I love that I get to christen her with my good vibrations, and I’m so excited for this new, beautiful, high-end, high-tech ship to take the seas, and provide once-in-a-lifetime vacations for so many families.” – Read more at PRNewsWire

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Announces End Date, Star-Studded Lineup of Guests for Farewell Countdown – Former American Idol judge Ellen DeGeneres announced the end date of her long-running daytime talk show. Additionally, she revealed the star studded list of guests for her final weeks. On Wednesday, the daytime show announced that after 19 seasons the final episode will air May 26. Special guests include former First Lady Michelle Obama, Jennifer Garner, Channing Tatum, Serena Williams, Zac Efron, Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo, Gwen Stefani, David Letterman, Diane Keaton, Kim Kardashian and Portia de Rossi. Following the series finale, Kelly Clarkson’s The Kelly Clarkson Show will fill DeGeneres’ series’ time slot. – Read more at People

Cassandra Coleman to lead Mule Day parade on April 28 – The American Idol season 19 singer will lead the Mule Day parade in her native Columbia, Tennessee. Previous years have featured grand marshals such as Gov. Bill Lee, former Maury County sheriffs and others of note. Cassandra has remained in “hibernation mode” since last year’s finale, and continuing her work as a manager at Buckhead Coffee. “I feel very honored, and I am humbled even to be considered,” Coleman said. “I’ve been coming to the parade since I was 11 and to be leading it this year is very surreal. I would have never imagined it.” She hopes to release a single by the end of the year. – Read more at The Daily Herald

Rockers on Broadway drops a charity album of 12 live tracks featuring Constantine Maroulis – “Rockers On Broadway: Live” features Alex Brightman and Cervaris belting out “Under Pressure,” Dolenz of The Monkees singing “I’m a Believer,” LaChanze doing “Purple Rain,” Alice Ripley singing “Hallelujah,” Constantine Maroulis singing “No Rain” and Williams performing his signature “The Rainbow Connection.” The album is a selection of live performances from Rockers On Broadway concerts over the past 28 years. Proceeds will support ongoing initiatives for The PATH Fund. – Read more at the Associated Press

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