Headlines: Sia Set for The Voice Finale, Disney-FOX Deal

Pop singer Sia is taping a performance on Saturday for next week’s The Voice finale. Click here for tickets.

Alex Preston Music News

The American Idol season 13 alum will be recording a single with a Nashville record label.

Keisha Renee talks exit from ‘The Voice’ and snapping back to reality – Renee was one of four semifinalists eliminated from the singing competition during that night’s live broadcast. What tipped her off? “I saw the (iTunes) charts, and it was baffling to me,” said Renee, whose standout performance of Rascal Flatt’s “What Hurts the Most” on Monday, Dec. 11, in the end, ranked well below the competition. “But hey,” she said, ever the optimist, “I’m still grateful.” – Read more at PE.com

David Archuleta Visits the Happy Place

Idol winner Allen returns with Christmas concert – Putting it together has been a little bit different,” he says. “I’ve never played a Christmas show, really, and it’s been fun. My job with this show is to get people into the spirit. We’ve only played two shows, but people are coming and feeling like, ‘OK, I’m ready for Christmas now.'” Allen, 32, who lives in Nashville, Tenn., with wife Katy and their two young children, is bringing a six-piece band with him. Opening the show will be Virginia-based singer Marie Miller. – Read more at Arkansas Online

Mary Sarah and Matt McAndrew talk The Voice Vegas

Here’s What the Disney-Fox Deal Means for Your TV – Currently, most of Fox’s prime-time dramas and comedies are produced by Fox’s television studios. Disney, as the operator of its own broadcaster in ABC, has no need for a second network — and would face regulatory pushback if it tried to operate one — so it’s not part of the deal. That means the Fox broadcast network — which won’t go to Disney — will operate without a home studio and won’t be able to afford the expensive scripted dramas and comedies we’re accustomed to seeing on the schedule. Which is fine with Fox, because rumors are swirling that Fox will restructure around live sports and news (Fox News is still a big thing), orphaning many of the network’s current shows that don’t have multi-year renewals. – Read more at TVGuide

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