Headlines: Kelly Clarkson BBMAs Nominees, Jennifer Lopez WOD Lawsuit

American Idol Finalist LaToya London to Star in THE BODYGUARD – The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) is proud to announce the cast for the Regional Premiere of THE BODYGUARD, playing April 26 – May 12, 2019. Leading the cast is American Idol Season 3 Finalist LaToya London as Rachel, with Sean Hayden as Frank. – Read more at BroadwayWorld

Kelly Clarkson, Dan + Shay to Announce 2019 Billboard Music Award Nominees – Kelly Clarkson and country duo Dan + Shay will appear on Today on Thursday morning to announce the nominees for the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. The trio will unveil the names of the nominees in five categories during the 8 a.m. hour ET, after which the remaining categories will be unveiled on the BBMA social channels. The 2019 BBMAs will air on NBC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. – Read more at Billboard

Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull Embrace Imperfection With ‘UglyDolls’ – Kelly Clarkson and Pitbull both signed on to “UglyDolls” for the same reason: the film’s endearing message about what it means to be different. The two artists took the stage during STX Films’ presentation at CinemaCon, the annual exhibition trade show taking place in Las Vegas. Clarkson said being a parent has made her even more keenly aware of just how hard it can be to be young. “Being a kid is already tough before social media,” she said. “Now, everything is just under a magnifying glass and everyone expects perfection. It’s ridiculous. We teach in our household that unique is just as cool and almost more cool sometimes.” – Read more at Variety

Before Boise Concert, Singer David Archuleta Talks Idol, Fame, Therapy and his LDS Mission – Now 28 and on tour to promote his seventh album, Postcards in the Sky (Archie Music/Tone Tree Music, 2018), Archuleta has newfound confidence in self-expression through his music, a development he attributes largely to therapy. Postcards is a palpably honest album, and Archuleta will bring its tracks to Boise’s Egyptian Theatre on Monday, April 8, at 8 p.m. Songs like “Numb,” which Archuleta said he co-wrote using his own journal entries, are painfully relatable, and the album’s title track is a love letter to anyone dealing with loss, depression or another hardship. “Fear is only love turned cold,” he sings in “Postcards.” “Just a thought can change it back.” – Read more at BoiseWeekly

Why Kelly Clarkson Says She’s ‘Terrified’ for Upcoming Talk Show (Exclusive) – ET’s Kevin Frazier exclusively spoke with the 36-year-old singer at CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Tuesday, where she opened up about her excitement — and fears — over her upcoming daytime talk show, The Kelly Clarkson Show. On Monday, NBC announced that the syndicated talk show has been set for 99% of the country, sold at over 200 stations. “I’m, like, really excited about it, but I’m slightly terrified that people have that much confidence in me,” Clarkson confessed. “I’m like, ‘God, I hope I don’t let people down!'” “But no, I’m pretty stoked about it. – Read more at Entertainment Tonight

Jennifer Lopez Sued It’s MY ‘World of Dance’ … Now Pay Me $6.5 Mil for Stealing It!!! – Alvin Gray-El is suing J Lo claiming ‘WoD’ is a total rip from an idea he first pitched to renowned choreographer Debbie Allen. In docs, obtained by TMZ, Alvin claims he faxed Debbie a copy of his idea back in 2009. His reality show was supposed to be entitled, “Let’s Start the Dance.” Alvin, however, says he never heard back from Debbie, whom he’s also suing. The following year, according to docs, Alvin registered his show idea with the U.S. Copyright Office — but was told about 7 years later … there was already a similar show being produced by J Lo and NBC. A source connected to J Lo tells us ‘WoD’ was floating around NBC years ago — it was the network’s concept and they brought it to Jennifer. – Read more at TMZ.com

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