Headlines: Stefano Langone Engaged, Ryan Seacrest’s Brand Affected

‘American Idol’: David Archuleta interview (City Winery, 3/12) – “I was just last week on a plane,” he said in a recent interview to promote his City Winery appearance March 12. (Buy tickets here.) “I was in the exit row. The flight attendant asked how old I was. ‘I’m 27.’ ‘I just wanted to make sure.’ ” “It seems like I’m eternally 15 years old,” he added, without a trace of resentment about it. “But I now have to be more careful what I eat and I have to exercise. It’s so easy to get a muffin top. I’m in the gym right now!” He’s had back issues since he was 19 and now has a personal trainer to help him exercise properly. “I’m feeling great!” he said. – Read more at AJC.com

AXS Patio Sessions: Scotty McCreery plays new songs, talks new album – Country music star Scotty McCreery is set to release his third studio album Seasons Change on March 16, and a few weeks before the release McCreery stopped by the AXS Patio for a special, intimate performance of five new songs off of the upcoming album. “I think anyone that’s going from 17 to 24 (years old), you know it’s just seven years and it doesn’t seem like a lot in the big scheme of life, but those are big deals for anybody,” McCreery told AXS. “You’re moving on your own, you’re going to college, you’re paying your own bills, there’s a lot going on. For me, this record is about growing up and it just happens naturally.” – Read more at AXS.com

Beyond American Idol: Lee DeWyze Talks Paranoia and Embracing The Chaos – Since becoming the Season 9 winner of American Idol in 2010, Lee DeWyze has watched his songs climb Billboard charts and land in hit television series and popular commercials. With a new album Paranoia and a busy tour schedule, DeWyze took time out of his day to chat about his songwriting, the inspiration behind his latest music and advice for those hoping to make their creative dreams come true. – Listen to the Story at Parade.com

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Congrats. American Idol season 10 singer Stefano Langone is Engaged

American Idol alums offers advice for contestants on new series – American Idol alums Melissa McGhee and Jay Rosenberg have a simple piece of advice for contestants on the new version of the iconic series set to debut on ABC at 8 p.m. today. “Be yourself,” Melissa and Jay said. Jay Rosenberg made it to Hollywood, appearing on the Fox series during season 4. Melissa McGhee finished among the Top 12 final contestants during season 5 of the then Number 1 television show. Since Idol, Melissa has gone on tour with many other American Idols and stars. She has a Tampa Bay area-based band, Mixed Signal, and is continuing her career as a recording artist and performer. – Read more at WTHITV

Will Ryan Seacrest’s Clothing and Skincare Lines Suffer In the Wake of Sexual Misconduct Scandal? – Stacy Jones, CEO of marketing and strategy agency Hollywood Branded, tells THR that “Ryan Seacrest brands are absolutely in the crossfire at the current moment due to the sexual allegations against him, and customers are looking at [them] in a different light.” “At the moment, the focus on sexual misconduct — regardless of its truth — is still too much in the headlines to not have impact on his brand,” adds Jones. “He has taken steps to disprove the allegations, with two featured articles countering the accusations, but in today’s #metoo movement with breaking news, on what feels like a weekly basis, where every male has staunchly denied claims, it’s hard for those readers to know what to believe.” – Read more at Hollywood Reporter.com

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