Headlines: Scotty McCreery, Jordan Smith Set for Anthems

Girls and Star Wars star, Adam Driver will host, and country singer, Chris Stapleton will perform, on tonight’s Saturday Night Live. 11:30 pm NBC.

Scotty McCreery is set to sing the National Anthem at today’s Patriots vs Chiefs NFL Playoff game. 4:35 pm CBS.

B.o.B., ‘The Voice’ Winner Jordan Smith to Perform at Divisional Round Playoff Game Between Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers – Prior to kickoff, 12s will hear Jordan Smith sing the national anthem. Smith, a 22-year-old Kentucky native, won season nine of NBC’s ‘The Voice’ and has sold more than 1 million singles, making him the best-selling musician in the show’s history. – Read more at Seahawks.com

Derek Hough to Host Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary Special! See First Look Photo – Dancing with … Mickey Mouse?! ABC announced on Friday, January 15, that two-time Emmy winner and six-time Dancing with the Stars champion Derek Hough will serve as master of ceremonies for its The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 television special, airing February 21. He will be joined by fellow DWTS champion Witney Carson on the special. – read more at US Magazine

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Carrie Underwood Showcasing Country Women With Upcoming Concert – “There are a lot [of women] right now just waiting for their chance,” Underwood asserts. “I refuse to believe that women don’t want to hear women. When we would start talking about potentially playing different shows, other people would talk about, ‘Oh, well, we kind of already have a girl on our roster.’ Or, ‘We already have a girl at the show so we can’t have another one.’ We’ve always been outnumbered by the boys.” Underwood will host the Women of Country night on April 1 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. The remaining two evenings for ACM’s Party for a Cause will be hosted by Dierks Bentley and Kenny Chesney on April 2 and April 3, respectively. – Read more at Taste of Country

‘Empire’ Co-Creator Shoots Down Mariah Carey Appearance, Talks Season 3 – Following its smash first season, Empire has welcomed a slew of celebrity guest stars in its second season including Chris Rock, Alicia Keys and Marisa Tomei. But despite various reports to the contrary, Oprah Winfrey and Mariah Carey won’t be joining that impressive lineup. If anything, Strong says the show will be pulling back on such stunt casting when Empire returns March 30. “In the second half of the season its going to be way lighter on the celebrity guest stars,” he said. – Read more at Billboard

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