First Responders Children’s Foundation To Present A Celebration Of First Responder Heroes 20th Anniversary Awards Gala & Concert In Tribute To National First Responders Day – First Responders Children’s Foundation, the national non-profit organization that provides financial relief to the families of first responders who have been injured or killed in the line of duty, today announced that it will present A Celebration of First Responder Heroes, a 20th Anniversary Awards Gala and Concert, in tribute to National First Responders Day. A Celebration of First Responder Heroes will be held on Wednesday, October 27th (National First Responders Day Eve) at City Winery, 25 11th Avenue at Hudson River Park – beginning with a cocktail reception at 6 PM followed by dinner, awards and concert. The evening’s live performances will be broadcast nationally on iHeart Radio and feature Lauren Alaina, Blind Boys of Alabama, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), and Maddie and Tae, along with virtual performances by special surprise guests, as well as an all-star band anchored by Anton Fig and Will Lee. – Read more at PRNewswire
American Idol alum Catie Turner to release new song
American Idol 2018 alum Catie Turner will drop a new song “(Wish I Didn’t Have to) Lie” with Jordy on October 13.
— catie turner (@hashtagcatie) October 6, 2021
The Voice season 11 Winner Sundance Head Recording new music.
Sundance lost his father, singer Roy Head, last year.
Rehearsal today had me smiling- recording all next week & knowing this will be a sundance album has me feeling really good. Been in a bad place over the past few years & I finally see the light. I think this will be my best album I’ve cut. Feel proud again
— Sundance Head (@SundanceHead) October 6, 2021
The Voice 20 winner Cam Anthony Visits Season 21 Contestants
The Team Blake Shelton winner dispenses advice to current The Voice hopefuls.
— The Voice (@NBCTheVoice) October 6, 2021
Meet RaeLynn’s Daughter Daisy Rae: ‘She’s Definitely Going to Have a Little Sass to Her!’ – RaeLynn’s newborn daughter Daisy Rae had the country star in tears from the moment they met. “When she came out and they put her on my chest, I just started crying because I couldn’t believe that she was mine,” The Voice alum, 27, tells PEOPLE exclusively. RaeLynn and husband Josh Davis, 30, welcomed their first child at 4:07 p.m. on Sept. 8 in Nashville — and she’s already taking after her mama. “Daisy’s definitely going to have a little sass to her, that’s for sure. We’re already seeing that in her personality!” – Read more at People
‘American Idol’ Alum David Archuleta Unveils New Project – David Archuleta might have first risen to fame as the runner-up on American Idol’s seventh season in 2008, but the singer-songwriter is proving to be more than just a performer. Sharing with fans over the summer his plans to release a children’s book ahead of the holiday season, Archuleta’s latest project has finally arrived with My Little Prayer, out now. In an exclusive with PopCulture.com this past August, the 30-year-old shared how the book inspired by his 2016 album of the same name and faith led to the motivation behind the text of a little boy who prays to be chosen for the soccer team. However, when he isn’t, he learns God has an expected answer for that prayer. – Read more at PopCulture.com
Scotty McCreery talks marriage, his pickup truck and new album – Country music star and Garner native Scotty McCreery has driven the same truck for the past 10 years. McCreery got the truck in 2011 as a part of winning “American Idol.” He named the brown, Ford F-150 pick-up “Loretta,” after singer Loretta Lynn. The truck also helped inspire the title track from his new album, Same Truck, which was released a few weeks ago. McCreery wrote 10 of the 12 tracks on Same Truck. He describes the album as “deeply personal.” – Read more at WRAL