Headlines: Ryan Seacrest NAB Honor, Girl Named Tom Opry Debut

Ryan Seacrest honored with the National Association of Broadcasters’ Distinguished Service Award – ABC’s own Ryan Seacrest was honored Wednesday night with the National Association of Broadcasters’ Distinguished Service Award. The NAB Marconi Awards show took place at the Javits Center in New York City where Seacrest was joined by members of the “Live with Kelly and Ryan” and WABC family. Seacrest took home the Distinguished Service Award, which is the organization’s highest honor. – Read more at ABC7ny.com

CMT Announces Next Women of Country Showcase Honoring Loretta Lynn – CMT’s Next Women of Country are gearing up for their final showcase of the year – and it’s in honor of country music icon Loretta Lynn. CMT, in partnership with City Winery Nashville, announced “CMT Next Women of Country: Celebrating the Songs of Loretta Lynn,” presented by “CMT Night Out Nashville and Change The Conversation,” and each female artist will sing a song from Lynn’s beloved catalog. The show is set for 7:30pm CT Tuesday, Nov. 8, at City Winery in Nashville. CMT’s Leslie Fram and “The Voice” alum Wendy Moten will co-host the third CMT Night Out Nashville showcase that will also feature in-the-round performances from Bowen + Young, Brooke Eden, Caylee Hammack, Erin Enderlin, Miko Marks, Sacha, Stephanie Quayle and Tiera Kennedy. Moten will also perform. – Read more at CMT.com

The Voice 21 Winners Girl Named Tom Make their Grand Ole Opry Debut

Girl Named Tom have been touring non-stop since they won The Voice last year. On Wednesday (Oct 12) the sibling trio made their Grand Ole Opry debut. “Season 21 winners of “The Voice”, @girlnamedtom stepped into the historic circle for the first time and received a standing ovation!” The Opry wrote on their Instagram page, alongside a video clip.


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American Idol season seven winner David Cook continues to rock with a purpose – “How I write each song varies every time…sometimes it’s a melody that pops into my head and it’s like ‘okay what lyrics fit that melody,’” he said. “Sometimes it’s a musical idea and I’ll go down into my studio and record kind of a basic music bed of drums, bass guitar, piano, etc and figure out the melody from there. Or sometimes I’ll have a lyric and it trickles from there.” Currently on the road with a full setlist ready to perform, Cook stated that each of his shows will vary, featuring a mix of fan favorites and new music including his latest single “TABOS.” – Read ore at Connect Savannah

The Voice 2022: Easley’s Ansley Burns reflects on experience working with Blake Shelton – “He (Shelton) really taught me to break out of my shell and to perform more,” Burns said. “Even when I’m taking risks, to be confident with it. He really taught me how to gain control of my lower notes when I sing in lower keys. I definitely took his advice and have been using it now.” She said The Voice and America’s Got Talent are very different shows. “Both shows have been different,” Burns said. “On America’s Got Talent, there were a ton of different talents. With The Voice, it’s one art form. I really enjoyed being on The Voice, it was a great experience and a great opportunity. He [Shelton] was amazing. I’ve always looked up to him because he’s a country legend.” – Read more at Greenville News

Drake Milligan Shares How Simon Cowell’s ‘AGT’ Advice Stuck With Him – It looks like Drake Milligan’s popularity won’t be slowing down any time soon, with his debut album ‘Dallas/Fort Worth’ landing at the top of the charts. When ET Canada’s Carlos Bustamante caught up with the country singer, he found out how coming in third place on “America’s Got Talent” season 17, and specifically the advice from Simon Cowell, helped him focus his career.

How Simon Cowell Tried to Steal Britney Spears’ Hit ‘…Baby One More Time’ (Exclusive) – Simon Cowell tells ‘Extra’s’ Terri Seymour about his new TikTok talent search project StemDrop! He also talks about his new top-secret show partnering with songwriter Max Martin — who wrote Britney Spears’ first single ‘…Baby One More Time’ — and reveals that he tried to convince Max to give the song to his band instead!

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