Tony Awards Postponed Indefinitely as Broadway Theaters Remain Shut – This year’s Tony Awards will be postponed indefinitely, the Broadway League announced Wednesday as theaters remained dark due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We will announce new dates and additional information once Broadway opens again,” the league said in a statement. “We are looking forward to celebrating Broadway and our industry when it is safe to do so.” – Read more at The Wrap
Pia Toscano’s Grandmother After Testing Positive for Covid-19
The American Idol 10 singer posted earlier this week that her 100 year old grandmother tested positive for Covid-19
After being sick for the past week, Today we learned that my nana tested positive for Covid-19. Mark my words and I have never been so positive that we will be celebrating her 101st birthday this June TOGETHER!… https://t.co/ohBnbmdTgr
— Pia Toscano (@PiaToscano) March 22, 2020
This morning my Nana Jo was given her very own set of angel wings. Thanks to technology I was able to see her sweet face for the last time yesterday and she told me she loved me “A bushel and a peck”. That was our… https://t.co/JGDocT5Mfy
— Pia Toscano (@PiaToscano) March 23, 2020
Right now more than ever, the lyrics to this song resonates the most.
I find comfort knowing that HE has you in his hands. I love you forever Nana Jo ?
It is my hope for everyone that hears this to find peace in… https://t.co/U7nYJaMgNH
— Pia Toscano (@PiaToscano) March 24, 2020
American Idol’s Lauren Alaina Donates to Songbirds
The foundation is working to further expand their Guitars for Kids program to Georgia
Everyone deserves to be thrown a little something from time to time. I am so proud to announce that my foundation, #MyKindaPeople, just made a donation to the #SongbirdsFoundation. Click the link to learn more about their mission. ??https://t.co/Dfj6XKjIwH pic.twitter.com/oa2IwMaMiy
— Lauren Alaina (@Lauren_Alaina) March 24, 2020
Clay Aiken podcast looks for political balance – Clay Aiken is attempting to tackle a question that’s been plaguing Capitol Hill and the country for countless years: “How the heck are we gonna get along?” That partisan predicament is the title of the former House candidate and “American Idol” contestant’s new podcast, launched this month by Politicon and iHeartMedia. The goal, Aiken says, is to get people from all corners of the political map in one place. “There are very few examples of shows where people specifically from very differing backgrounds and viewpoints come together,” says Aiken. – Read more at The Hill
Bono Enlists Will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson and Yoshiki for ‘Sing for Life’ – One week after singing a ballad for the people of Italy in wake of COVID-19, Bono has evolved the song into a collaboration featuring Will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson and Yoshiki. Originally titled “Let Your Love Be Known,” the new song is called “Sing for Life.” The accompanying video features the U2 frontman and musicians singing to each other from their respected homes. – Rollingstone
Chevel Shepherd – The Voice Winner (Season 15) talks new music and more!