Headlines: Miley Sits in For Ellen, Haley Reinhart Clio Awards

Miley Cyrus Sat in For Ellen DeGeneres on Wednesday.

The show will air today.

With ‘The Voice’ and ‘Crisis,’ Miley Cyrus’ flower-child persona grows up – But that may change in the second half of 2016, when she returns to the public eye with two projects that show her reestablishing herself as an artist first and provocateur second, following a stretch where the two seemed flipped. And from her frequent interviews about gender identity, sexuality and views on fame over the past year, including her most recent disavowal of red carpets, Cyrus is making clear that she’s a more serious public figure now than the person who groped Robin Thicke with a foam finger. – Read more at USAToday

Jennifer Hudson Talks #MakeTheFuture Campaign, Epic Records Debut & Possible ‘Empire’ Return – Since wrapping her Broadway debut in The Color Purple in May, Jennifer Hudson is staying busy. Having finished filming her role in Adam Sandler’s Netflix project Sandy Wexler, she begins rehearsals Saturday for NBC’s Hairspray Live! After that, it’s a return to the recording studio for the first album under her new Epic contract. And on Wednesday (Sept. 28), Hudson’s latest project was unveiled in Rio de Janeiro’s Santa Marta neighborhood: the singer’s participation in Shell’s #MakeTheFuture cleaner-energy campaign. Hudson is one of six international artists — including Steve Aoki, Brazil’s Luan Santana, Britain’s Pixie Lott, China’s Tan WeiWei and Nigeria’s Yemi Alade — chosen as ambassadors for the initiative. – Read more at Billboard

Haley Reinhart Picks up Award at Advertising Clio Awards

Haley picked up an award for “Can’t Help Falling in Love” part of the Wrigley’s Gum campaign!

When two Competitive Reality Stars Meet!

The current winners of The Voice and American Idol–Alisan Porter and Trent Harmon–snap a photo.

Season 5 winner Tessanne Chin Poses with The Voice Slots

Crystal Bowersox Revisits a Childhood Favorite

Kellie Pickler, John Rich and Others Talk ‘Badass Women,’ Copyright Battles at 2016 Radio Show – Said Pickler, “If you feel like you’re not being treated fairly, stand up for yourself. There’s always a classy way of doing it.” She also noted, “There’s a difference between confidence and conceit,” while encouraging the women present not to be ashamed of being good at their jobs. As an artist, however, she cautioned against developing a “sense of entitlement. That’s when you start to get jaded, and I’ve seen that.” Pickler, who is currently between record deals, also warned that artists can’t get caught up in worrying about why radio stations are playing other artists instead of them. “When your song tanks at radio the first day, take another swing. Write another song.” – Read more at Billboard

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