Headlines: Niall Horan, Adam Lambert, Kelly Clarkson

NIALL HORAN TO PERFORM HIS NEW SINGLE “THIS TOWN” AT THE “2016 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS” – dick clark productions and ABC announced today that singer-songwriter, and newly minted solo artist, Niall Horan will perform his new single “This Town” at the “2016 American Music Awards.” He joins hosts Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah, as well as previously announced performers including James Bay, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga, Green Day, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd, special duets from The Chainsmokers and Halsey, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5 with Kendrick Lamar, and “The American Music Award of Merit” honoree and performer Sting. The “2016 American Music Awards,” the world’s biggest fan-voted award show, will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20 at 8:00pm ET on ABC. – via dc production press release

Adam Lambert Appears on Born This Way

Jena Irene Asciutto, former ‘Idol’ great, to show Bay City her new horizon – That’s not to say the Michigan native, who finished as the show’s runner-up, regrets her time on Idol. “It was a learning experience,” she said in an interview with MLive on Friday, Nov. 11. And one that has laid the groundwork for her grassroots effort of becoming a respected singer-songwriter. “What I loved about Idol was that the range of the fan base for the show was so huge,” she said. “It was everyone from 12-year-olds to 70-year-olds. What I realized, though, was that there weren’t very many 18- to 25-year-olds. I’m now trying to connect to that demographic.” – Read more at MLive

Kelly Clarkson’s daughter is the sweetest princess ever at Disney World – What’s one of the best ways to celebrate a 10-year-old’s birthday? How about a trip to Disney World! That’s what Kelly Clarkson did in honor of her stepson Seth’s big day recently, but as photos posted on Twitter reveal, it was 2-year-old River Rose who totally stole the spotlight (and everybody’s hearts). via Today

‘The Tyler Oakley Show’: Snapchat Challenge with Kelly Clarkson

Williamson rescue dog to serve Alzheimer’s patients – A rescue dog will serve as an aid for Alzheimer’s patients thanks to the efforts of Kelly Clarkson, the Williamson County Animal Center and Nashville K-9 LLC. When Clarkson asked for training a therapy dog, the two organizations decided to cover all expenses of Brady’s adoption and training. Brady, a four-year-old mixed breed, will serve at Abe’s Garden Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Center of Excellence in Nashville. – Read more at the Tennessean

Lauren Alaina Admits First Onscreen Kiss Was ‘Nerve-Wracking’ – She shares her first onscreen lip-lock in the film. “It was a little nerve-wracking to kiss onscreen,” she admits. “It’s so uncomfortable because so many people are watching and you’ve just met the person.” – Via Taste of Country

Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy Talk Dancing With Maks: ‘He’s the OG’ – ET’s Cameron Mathison caught up with the popular pair on Thursday, where they had nothing but good things to say about bringing Dancing’s bad boy back to the ballroom. “It’s been awesome!” Laurie reported. “I mean, I’m able to get feedback from someone who taught Val what he knows, right?” “Yeah, it’s been awesome,” Val agreed. “We actually rehearsed last night. We had a three-hour kind of Chmerkovskiy clinic.” “I was dying! They really gave me a run for my money,” Laurie joked before letting us in on a little Chmerkovskiy secret: Maks is really one “big teddy bear.” – Read more at Entertainment Tonight

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