Headlines: Taylor Hicks, Bo Bice World Games, David Archuleta Joseph 1st Look

Taylor Hicks, Bo Bice, Worth the Wait perform at the World Games Open in Birmingham – On July 7, The World Games 2022 opened in Birmingham, AL to a night of  performances and artistry. Hosted at Protective Stadium in the heart of the city, the 2-hour+ spectacular was a stirring tribute to the host state of Alabama and to the diverse musical heritage of the American South. Emceed by funk great Bootsy Collins, the evening – titled Unlocking The Magic: Celebrating The Power of The One – explored Birmingham’s past, present and future through the eyes of the Four Girls, a tribute to the girls who lost during Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Among the performers were Alabama American Idols Taylor Hicks and Bo Bice, gospel musician Pastor Mike Jr., and The Voice’s Worth The Wait performing The World Games official theme song, “Hope of Alabama.” Watch the studio recording HERE. – Read more at ShorFire.com

American Idol season 19 alum Madison Vandenburg to open for Pat Benatar on July 13 – “A highlight from being on American Idol was performing with Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo,” Madison shares on Twitter. “I am excited to announce that I will be opening for her at the Capital Concert Series! Come listen on Wednesday, July 13th starting at 5:30.” The concert takes place at The Plaza in downtown Albany, NY. More information HERE.

Jennifer Hudson Spotted Filming New Movie ‘Breathe’ In Philadelphia – In the Sci-Fi film Jennifer plays a mother who is forced to live underground after the earth becomes uninhabitable. The film also stars Milla Jovovich, Common, and Sam Worthington.

Carrie Underwood has NO INTEREST in hosting a talk show like her fellow American Idol alums Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson. – “I’m not a good talker,” Carrie says. “I’m a quiet person.”

American Idol alum Scotty McCreery chats with Audacy’s Rob + Holly – Scotty joins Rob + Holly to talk about what he’s excited to do with his son, and to share the stories behind some of his songs.

David Archuleta: First Look at his Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat costume. – David had to color his hair back to brown from blond. The show opens at the Tuacahn Center for the Arts in Ivins, Utah on July 16.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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