Headlines: Kelly Clarkson on Girl Talk, Carrie Underwood Heads to Today

Kelly Clarkson to perform, Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato to appear on ‘Girl Talk’ TV special – Women’s History Month will be celebrated March 25 with Girl Talk, a one-hour special that will promote the education of young girls worldwide. Kelly Clarkson and Alicia Keys are among those participating in the event. Kelly will deliver a “special musical performance” during Girl Talk, which has the slogan, “Knowledge is our superpower.” Former first lady Michelle Obama will deliver a keynote conversation, moderated by Lilly Singh, with girls from the Girls Opportunity Alliance. Hosted by the POPSUGAR, Girl Talk will air at 9 p.m. ET this Thursday on TLC, discovery+ and on POPSUGAR’s TikTok, Facebook and YouTube channels. It’ll re-air at 10 p.m. ET on OWN. – Read more at ABCNewsRadio

Carrie Underwood to Perform Songs from New Christian Hymn Album My Savior on Today

Carrie will appear on the Today show Friday March 26 at 8 am and 10 am.

The Voice season 17 Winner Jake Hoot Heading to the Opry

Jake Hoot makes his 3rd appearance at the Opry on Friday March 26.

‘The Voice’ competitor Savanna Chestnut reflects on her gigs in Kansas bars, Blake Shelton and ’80s pop music – Kansan Savanna Chestnut was 18 when she packed her bags and moved to Nashville to pursue her dream of becoming a country music star. Chestnut stayed about three years before returning home, she told The Topeka Capital-Journal in a Zoom interview Monday. “I realized I’m too much of a small-town kid to enjoy the big city,” she said. But Chestnut has since learned she doesn’t need to live in Music City to have a chance to make it big. Chestnut, who tried out for “The Voice” unsuccessfully when she was 17 years old, said she hadn’t thought her voice was good enough to get her onto the show. “I always thought of myself as more of a strong songwriter but maybe not as strong as a singer,” she said. “So this has been such a cool, humbling experience all around and I’m just honored to be part of the show.” – Read more at CJOnline

Former ‘Idol’ contestant from SI releases 1st single – What kind of reaction have you gotten to the new music? JULIA GARGANO: I mean, just like everyone, it’s been so great. And, you know, I put that song out there. It was a real vulnerable moment for me. I was even scared about the guy that I wrote the song about being like, what the heck. But everyone just really related to it. And that came back in the feedback. And I don’t know. It was just– it’s such a cool feeling, you know, that being a reality. People just really vibing with your music and stuff. It’s like my dream come true. – Read more at Yahoo.com

David Cook Won’t Reveal Who Is He Rooting for on ‘American Idol’ for a Hilarious Reason (Exclusive) – “I’ve tuned in kind of peripherally and I’ve seen a couple of voices that I really like. I’m not going to say who only because anytime I name who I like, they don’t make it, so I won’t curse them in that way,” Cook laughed as he revealed in our series, PopCulture @Home ahead of the release of his third EP, The Looking Glass. “But I think time will tell. As always, my opinion of it is if they can make the focus the contestants throughout the season, then I think whoever comes out on the other side of it’s got a fighting chance, but we’ll see.” – Read more at PopCulture.com

Ken Jeong Donates $50,000 To Atlanta-Area Shooting Victims’ Families – Ken Jeong is giving back following the shootings at three Atlanta-area spas last week that left eight dead. “The Masked Singer” judge made five $10,000 donations to the GoFundMe pages for Soon Chung Park, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, Xiaojie Tan and Yong Yue, NBC News confirms. In a video shared to his Twitter last week, Ken condemned the hate crimes and violence targeted at the AAPI community, saying, “Enough is enough…stop the pandemic of hate.” He’s joined in the video by Keiko Agena, Manish Dayal and Lou Diamond Phillips. – Read more at AccessOnline

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