Local Teen Busks to Rehearse for her ‘American Idol’ Audition – A 16-year-old teen, Hailey Wright, of Redwater Texas has an upcoming audition for “American Idol” on August 11. To get ready, Hailey is doing some busking in downtown Texarkana for the many making their way to the new entertainment districts. Hailey’s dad, Floyd tells us that she is always driving her mom crazy, putting on concerts in the living room and such. Hailey will audition for “American Idol” on August 11, 2021. We cannot wait to see if she makes it. If she does, we will actually watch the show. – Read more at Texarkanafyi
American Idol Season 6 Alum Brandon Rogers Says He Co-wrote first LGBTQ Disney Song in HISTORY
“I can’t deal” he says in a tweet. If he’s not mistaken, that’s a pretty cool accomplishment.
— Brandon C. Rogers (@brandonrogersLA) July 16, 2021
Danny Gokey Found Peace After the Pain —and His Gratefulness Shines Brightly on ‘Agradecido’ – “I went into the studio, and I just wanted to write a song about how I was so grateful,” says Gokey, who has seen chart success with songs such as “Hope in Front of Me”, “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again,” “The Comeback,” and “Haven’t Seen It Yet.” “Many people know me from who I was on American Idol, but I wanted to write a song and film a video in such a way that it showed people that this is the other side of my story that a lot of people don’t know. I’m grateful for all the blessings that I’ve received in this life.” – Read more at People
Only Just Begun: Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon on Gorgeous New Album ‘Wake Me Up When It’s Over’ -COVID threw everything off. I started to record an album last February out in Joshua Tree, with the same producer that cut my first record, Chris Schlarb. That one is actually still being made. It was put on pause during COVID. I’m going out to California in just a couple of weeks to finish it. – Read more at Atwood Magazine
“GO” TIME FOR CAMILA – We’re told Syco/Epic star Camila Cabello will drop a new single, “Don’t Go Yet,” on 7/23. It’s been described by one insider as “a big, scorching Latin record.” Find out more on Cabello’s socials in the coming days. She’s also getting big looks as the lead in Amazon’s new Cinderella, due in September. – Hits Daily Double