Shania Twain to join Adam Lambert, Beverley Knight and Jason Manford on ITV’s Starstruck – The new series of Starstruck on ITV will see Shania Twain join the show. Starstruck sees contestants undergo the ultimate ‘superstar experience’, shedding their normal personas to become global icons, all courtesy of an elite team of glam and stylists overseeing an extraordinary on screen transformation. Series two was confirmed earlier this year and will see The Queen of Country Pop Shania Twain joining returning judges Adam Lambert, Beverley Knight and Jason Manford. It was previously announced that Sheridan Smith would not return to the show due to scheduling conflicts. Olly Murs will be back to host. – Read more at Tellymix
Simon Cowell wishes Jennifer Hudson Good Luck on her upcoming talk show.
Simon Cowell was a judge on American Idol when Jennifer Hudson competed in 2004. He was famously NOT impressed with her at the time. He has since admitted he was wrong. Now, he wishes her good luck with her afternoon talk show, The Jennifer Hudson Show, premiering on FOX this fall.
— ExtraTV (@extratv) August 31, 2022
Carson Daly had a second surgery on his back
The Voice host Carson Daly had a second surgery on his back to correct damage from an accident years ago. He’s lived with pain for years. Apparently, golfer Tiger Woods had the same surgery. “On Tuesday morning I underwent successful ALIF back surgery. (Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion) at L5 S1,” Carson wrote on Instagram. “It’s the same operation my SoCal junior golfing buddy @Tigerwoods had in 2017. We’re basically the same person. I want to thank @AndrewHechtMD & his incredible team @MountSinaiNYC for all the selfless miracles they perform daily for so many in need. I’m very grateful. Next up, the road to recovery. Also, like Tiger I plan on winning the Master’s in exactly 2 yrs.”
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Colton Dixon Teams Up with Charity Offering Life-Changing Surgeries for ‘Build a Boat’ Music Video – Singer Colton Dixon is teaming up with a cause near and dear to his heart as part of an inspiring new music video for his single “Build a Boat.” As a father to twin girls, the American Idol alum, 30, was moved by the story of Ousseynou and Assane, twin boys in Africa who were in need of life-saving surgeries after their legs began to bow outward. “Writing this song, ‘Build a Boat,’ obviously there was that immediate connection with Mercy Ships given they build hospital ships, but more than that, I love the mission of what they do,” says Dixon. – Read more at People
Wyatt Pike looking forward to the Park City Song Summit – At 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, Pike is scheduled participate in a lab discussion titled “Spirituality and the Spotlight” with award-winning singer and songwriter Osborne. “We’re going to chat about how to stay grounded and how to keep our heads on straight in this crazy industry,” PIke said. “As you can imagine there is a lot that goes on.” Pike said he keeps himself grounded through meditation, exercise and trying to play guitar and write music every day. “This summer I did a lot of touring, and I can’t say I always took the best care of myself,” he said with an embarrassed laugh. “So I kind of learned, maybe, backwards how super important that is. I mean, basic things like eating well and drinking lots of water has helped me in the past, and when I forgot to do that this summer I definitely saw the effects.” – Read more at Park Record