Headlines: Katy Perry Sells Music Catalog, Iam Tongi New Single

Katy Perry Sells Music Catalog Rights To Carlyle’s Litmus Music For $225 Million – Katy Perry has sold her music rights to Litmus Music, a venture co-founded by Capitol Records president Dan McCarroll and financed by The Carlyle Group. The deal covers all five of her studio albums, including 16 multi-platinum singles. Carlyle announced the deal, worth a reported $225 million, today. – Read more at Deadline

Louis Tomlinson: All of Those Voices – Get ready to step into the world of Louis Tomlinson, like never before! From the highs of superstardom, to the lows of personal tragedy, this is his story. Louis Tomlinson: All Of Those Voices premieres October 4 in the US and Canada, exclusively on Paramount+.

American Idol Winner Iam Tongi new single “Why Kiki” Out September 22

The Voice season 14 winner Brynn Cartelli Announces her Next Single “Lucky to Love You” out 10/6

MTV Announces “The Surreal Life” Cast Will Include Macy Gray, Chet Hanks, Ally Brooke, O.T. Genasis, Kim Zolciak, Johnny Weir and Josie Canseco – September 13, 2023 – MTV today announced a robust cast lineup for the new season of The Surreal Life. The iconic series is set to start production this month. – Read more at FutonCritic.com

Phillip Phillips Says His Son Patch Is Already Singing at 3

Scotty McCreery Strikes Gold With ‘It Matters To Her’ – Scotty McCreery celebrated his latest hit “It Matters to Her” going Gold during his recent Grand Ole Opry appearance on Sept. 14. Written by McCreery, Rhett Akins and Lee Thomas Miller, the song captures lessons learned during the artist’s first four years of marriage to wife, Gabi. “I am thankful to my fans and my team anytime a song of mine is certified Gold,” shared McCreery. “I don’t take it for granted. But, to be presented a Gold album plaque for ‘It Matters to Her’ on the Grand Ole Opry stage is something I will always treasure.” – Read more at MusicRow

Scotty McCreery on the balance of football season and a busy touring schedule – With a busy fall touring schedule and football season in full swing, Scotty McCreery’s schedule is a delicate balance between music and sports. – Via Audacy

Scotty McCreery Talks Fatherhood, ‘Idol’ and His New Hit ‘Cab in a Solo’ – “I love songwriting,” he says. “I want to tell my story from a first-hand point of view.” Today, McCreery jots little notes all year long, song ideas, ideas for lyrics. Then when it comes time to write, he plucks from the list of things he’s built up over time. And it’s working! McCreery has won a CMT and an AMA award and earned millions of streams and fans.” Now, McCreery, who is currently on the road on tour until December, is set to both release new music next year, a new album on the way, and then again hit the road in January. – Read more at American Songwriter

On the Road With Zachariah Smith: Life After ‘Idol’ and His Return to Mississippi – “We have been on the road a lot right now,” Zachariah shared. “We are just now scheduling shows in the south and are ready to be home for a few weeks! We are ready, the band is ready, it’s time to head south.” Zachariah Smith now has a full band, and every player hails from Indiana, his home state, before moving to Mississippi. In fact, two members of his band, lead guitar player Mike Beckner and drummer Rick Simpson, are his second cousins. – Read more at OurHome.com

Justin Guarini admits he was a little ‘full of’ himself following ‘American Idol’ fame – Justin Guarini confessed that he was a little “full of” himself during the hype surrounding his time on “American Idol.” “Being taken with yourself in some way, shape or form is unavoidable in that situation,” the “From Justin to Kelly” star exclusively told Page Six at the American Theatre Wing 2023 Gala Monday. “I was very lucky to have parents in the media, so I got to watch what made people rise, what made people fall,” he explained, referring to his mom, who was a CNN reporter. – Read more at PageSix.com

Grammy-Nominated Singer-Songwriter, Actress JORDIN SPARKS GRACES THE COVER OF EBBY MAGAZINE OUT NOW! Jordin Sparks Reclaims Her Voice – In the new issue, the former American Idol winner spoke exclusively to EBBY MAGAZINE Entertainment Editor TomAs Romero about her upcoming EP, what it’s like to be an independent artist in today’s music scene, what she learned from the legendary Whitney Houston and her unwavering passion for music! – Read more at PRNewswire

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