Headlines Scotty McCreery NCHOF, Noah Thompson EP, Trent Harmon Baby Girl

American Idol season 10 winner Scotty McCreery will be inducted into the North Carolina Hall of Fame – More than a dozen years after Scotty McCreery was crowned winner of “American Idol,” the Garner native is achieving legend status in his home state: This fall, the singer will be inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame, the organization announced this week. McCreery will be honored as part of the 2023 class of inductees during a ceremony in Mooresville that will take place 10 days after he celebrates his 30th birthday on Oct. 9. McCreery will become the sixth “American Idol” alum to be inducted into the state’s Hall, following Clay Aiken and Fantasia Barrino (class of 2014), Kellie Pickler (2016), Bucky Covington (2017) and Chris Daughtry (2018). – Read more at Charlotte Observer

American Idol 2022 winner Noah Thompson announced debut EP Middle of God Knows Where

Noah Thompson announces his debut EP Middle of God Knows Where will be out on June 9. The American Idol season 20 winner writes on Instagram, “Ya’ll have absolutely changed my life and I can’t thank you enough for it. New music coming soon!!”

American Idol season 15 winner Trent Harmon and wife Kathleen are Expecting a Baby Girl

American Idol 2016 winner Trent Harmon keeps a low profile these days, but he did pop up to say that he and his wife are expecting a baby girl. Trent and Kathleen were married in 2019.

American Idol winner Iam Tongi’s first post-Idol performance is set at the Beach It Festival

Luke Bryan and season 19 winner Chacye Beckham are also booked for the three day Beach It Festival set for June 23, 24 and 25.

American Idol 2023 Top 5 finalist Zacharia Smith homecoming concert set for June 3

Zachariah Smith’s homecoming set for June 5th at the Honeywell Center in Wabash, Indiana

American Idol alum Nutsa sang National Anthem for Georgia Independence Day at the LIbarary of Congress in DC – Nutsa, who hails from Georgia, wrote on Instagram “I feel deeply honored and privileged to perform the national anthems of Georgia and the United States as we celebrate Georgia’s Independence Day at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.”

‘The Voice’ Winner Gina Miles Attributes It All to Her Coach Niall Horan – With season 23 of The Voice being the last one for Blake Shelton, the expectation was that one of his two artists—NOIVAS or Grace West—was going to win. So, it was a happy surprise when instead Gina Miles took the title—and she says she owes it all to her coach Niall Horan. “He has been nothing but supportive and encouraging and I attribute it all to him,” Gina told Parade in an interview the day after her win. “Niall is very encouraging, and our friendship has definitely helped me be a better person and a better artist. But he always is the most supportive person and so encouraging. Support from somebody that I respect so much is a very big thing in my life and in my career.” – Read more at Parade

Niall Horan on His Love of Blake Shelton, Respect for Former One Direction Bandmates and Ambitious New Album, ‘The Show’ – When asked if the commercial success of his One Direction bandmates increases the pressure of releasing solo material, Horan pauses to collect his thoughts. “I don’t think so,” he says. “Everyone releases different types of music.” In fact, Horan sounds genuinely thrilled by his former cohorts’ success. “It’s a great watch as a friend. There’s a bond there that can’t be broken and we’re always supporting each other.” – Read more at Variety

Adam Lambert is owning his queerness. How the ‘American Idol’ star conquers homophobia “Queerness in my career has given me a certain amount of purpose and drive, to prove that queer people are valid and can be successful and can connect and deserve every opportunity that our straight friends get.” “One of the things that I always say is like, it’s not contagious. When they say the gay agenda, which always gets under my skin that they say stuff like that, I think to myself, the only agenda I think I and my community have is to try to help people feel OK to be themselves,” he says. “That’s the agenda. The agenda is you’re OK. Don’t beat yourself up. Don’t be miserable. Don’t kill yourself, don’t go down a dark path. There’s a light to what you are and who you are. That’s the agenda.” – Read more at USA Today

Adam Lambert teases his future with Queen after upcoming US tour as he admits they ‘just kind of keep on going’ – ‘Last summer was such a treat, we had a blast. It was a really beautiful tour, and we were very excited to get back on the road in front of the fans. And 10 sold-out shows at the O2 was a big milestone for me, personally. I’m so grateful for the journey that we’ve been on together. ‘I know when I first performed with them, I thought it was probably going to be a one-off and then one thing led to another and it just snowballed and it became this beautiful relationship that we’ve continued over the past 10 or so years. And I’m delighted, I’m so excited to get back on the road in the States.’ Addressing their future, he added: ‘And I don’t think that’s the end. I think there’s probably more where that came from.’ – Read more at Metro.co.uk

Adam also teases the the official single for Pride in London is coming out this Friday

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