Headlines: Laine Hardy, Kameron Marlowe Ida Benefit, Ariana Visits Kelly Show

American Idol’s Laine Hardy and The Voice alum Kameron Marlowe set for Hurricane Ida Benefit in Nashville – The American Idol 2019 winner writes: “Hurricane Ida hit hard in my home state of Louisiana. So many people have been impacted and I want to continue to find ways to help, so I’m excited to be part of this relief concert at @3rdandLindsley – Hope to see y’all there!” Click this link for tickets. The concert is set for September 21.

Ariana Grande visits Kelly Clarkson Show – Ariana Grande doesn’t care what the rules are as the newest coach on “The Voice,” she’s still sliding into the DMs of her team members. Ariana shares how excited she is to see the amazing talent on the show and how cool it’s been to teach her team some of what she’s learned throughout her career.

CMA’s Ginger Zee Goes Behind the Scenes at Dancing with the Stars

Laine Hardy Reflects on His New Album and Grand Ole Opry Debut: ‘It Feels Like a Dream’ – “I ain’t too comfortable yet with releasing any original stuff I’ve written, because I want it to be okay,” explains Hardy, who does snag co-writing credits on album cuts “One of Those” and the impressive “Other LA.” “There are a lot of songwriters out of Nashville that are just so great, and they write these songs that tell these stories that really talk to me. And to be able to tell these stories out on the road and out on the streaming services and everything…I just feel grateful to be able to do that with these people’s songs because it’s their story too.” – Read more at People

Scotty McCreery Demonstrates a Growing Maturity on New Album Same Truck: ‘I Had Nothing but Time’ – His beloved and seemingly healthy Uncle Mark found himself in the hospital, suddenly fighting for his life. During those painful days, in an effort to create a bit of levity in that cold and stark room, the family would play McCreery’s then almost completed new album Same Truck. But still, the 61-year-old man who had spent his life building engines for race cars remained mostly unresponsive. That is, until the song “How Ya Doin’ Up There” began to play. “He hadn’t spoken a while or moved for that matter, but that day he kind of lifted his fist up as soon as he heard the song,” McCreery, 27, tells PEOPLE in a recent interview about the stirring song he wrote alongside Monty Criswell, Derek George and Tyler Reeve. “It just showed me again how special that song is.” – Read more at People

The Voice Season 19 Singer Tamara Jade Sings National Anthem at Baltimore Ravens NFL Home Opener

Tamara competed on Team John Legend and left the competition after the semifinals.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Interview: Jon Peter Lewis talks about his new short film ‘Waiting on Host’ – “Waiting on Host” seeks to give a face to the lives and livelihoods of those affected by COVID-19. It highlights the resilience of student filmmakers as well, and the short movie reflects the ways we as students have revised, revamped, and revolutionized crafting stories in the era of quarantine. “This film was a labor of love,” Lewis admitted. “I hope that the people that are watching it are feeling like they are not forgotten. I hope that they are personally remembered.” – Read more at Digital Journal.

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