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Niall Horan Wrote New Single ‘Heaven’ At 1 AM On Joshua Tree Retreat – Niall Horan dishes on his new single “Heaven,” and reveals that he came up with the song at 1 a.m. while on a retreat with his collaborators in Joshua Tree. Niall also reflects on his run on “The X Factor” with One Direction, and how his late 20s have changed the way he approaches music. Niall also dishes on messing with Blake Shelton on “The Voice,” the first time he realized he could sing, and the origin of his cardigan obsession.

Survivor of 2018 Santa Fe High School mass shooting makes TV debut during American Idol audition – In 2018, Trey was in art class at Santa Fe High School when a gunman opened fire in the adjoining classroom. Trey credits student Christian Riley Garcia with blocking the door to the closet they were hiding in and saving his life. Trey also lost one of his best friends, Chris Stone, that day and honored him during his Idol audition to him by singing the song “Stone” by Whiskey Myers. – Read more at ABC13.com

How Clearwater-raised singer Caroline Kole made it on ‘American Idol’ – Born and raised in Clearwater, Kole started writing music when she was 8. Even then, she loved “American Idol.” “I watched the show when I was super little, and my very first concert was Kelly Clarkson at Ruth Eckerd Hall,” said Kole, now 25. At 14, she signed a deal with Sony/ATV and moved to Nashville. By 15, she was touring internationally with Reba McEntire. She opened for the likes of Charlie Daniels and Blake Shelton. She had a song on the Billboard Dance Charts. – Read more at Tampa Bay.com

Jimmie Allen Says Farewell To Nashville After 16 Years, Announces Move to Florida – The “Best Shot” singer penned a short and sweet letter to Nashville on Twitter on Saturday (February 25) to let his followers know that he’s going to soon call a new city home. “Dear Nashville, I came to you in 2007 chasing this music dream. Thank you for the memories we made over the years. It’s time to move on now but I’ll be back to visit for sure,” Allen wrote, adding “Take care.” A fan replied to his tweet asking if the 37-year-old singer was “LA bound,” but Allen said he was moving to Florida. Another fan said Allen was “pulling a Taylor Swift move,” but he clarified he wasn’t leaving country music, just the city of Nashville. “Just moving to FL somewhere warmer with a beach haha,” he replied. – Read more at iHeartCountry

Adam Lambert Reflects on Breaking Barriers After American Idol | E! News – Adam Lambert discusses their new album “High Drama,” filling Freddie Mercury’s vacancy in Queen, their friendship with Boy George and dream collaborations.

Louis Tomlinson Says One Direction Split Left Him ‘Mortified’ — But He’d ‘Be Up’ for a Reunion – In a new interview with The Times on Thursday, the singer, 31, confessed that the band’s breakup in 2015 left him “mortified.” “When One Direction split up, I was mortified, I was absolutely gutted,” he said. “I was a bit bitter, I suppose because it just felt like another loss to me. But I’ve a better understanding of things now, and there’s not as much anger. It is what it is.” Despite his feelings over the band’s split, the British star says he’d still “be up” for a reunion with the boys, who were formed into a group during the 2010 series of The X Factor U.K.  – Read more at People

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