Foxtel confirms it will no longer broadcast American Idol in Australia – Foxtel will not be broadcasting the current season of American Idol. TV Tonight confirmed season 18 won’t be aired on the subscription-based service. No other Australian broadcaster has acquired the rights to the ABC series. The new season of the show premiered on ABC in the US last week, and it is still a ratings winner for the network. Read more at DailyMail.co.uk
‘American Idol’ judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan on new season – “This is not just a job,” Perry told “Nightline.” Their third season kicked off Sunday night and they dish on the extraordinary talent they saw and how they hope to help mentor contestants this year.
‘The Voice’ Host Carson Daly on How New Coach Nick Jonas Is Fitting In – He’s watched a lot of blind auditions during his tenure as host of NBC’s Emmy-winning singing competition The Voice. But until this year — Season 18 — Carson Daly had never seen Nick Jonas in the signature red chair. “He’s taking notes!” Daly says of the new coach’s preparedness to woo the best artists to his team (and, from his seat between John Legend and Kelly Clarkson, gang up on fellow coach Blake Shelton, if needed). “He’s a really nice guy and musically, he’s incredibly impressive, but he came to win.” Daly tells us more. – Read more at TV Insider
Scarypoolparty Reveals His Favorite Jams From The 1975, Björk & More: Takeover Tuesday Playlist – As Scarypoolparty continues his success story, the 25-year-old singer-songwriter shared some of his favorite songs with Billboard for a Takeover Tuesday playlist. The 17-song mix includes some of his biggest inspirations, Nine Inch Nails and Twin Shadow, as well as current superstars The 1975 and Tyler, the Creator. – Read more at Billboard
Adam Lambert reveals why Queen decided to recreate their famous 1985 Live Aid set for Fire Fight Australia – He’s the maestro of pop rock currently on tour with legendary band Queen. And on Tuesday’s episode of The Project, singer Adam Lambert revealed why the super group decided to recreate their 1985 Live Aid set for Fire Fight Australia 2020. ‘We were sitting around and it came up as an idea and it was a no-brainer,’ he told host Carrie Bickmore. – Read more at Daily Mail.Co.Uk