LISTEN: Gabby Barrett Impersonates Luke Bryan – Gabby joined Broadway’s Backyard to speak about feeling nervous and how much Luke Bryan has become a fan of hers (and throws in an impersonation, too). Also, it seems to be that all of Pittsburgh claims to know her! – Read more at Y108Radio
Trent Harmon Reigning American Idol Champ Set to Appear on Tonight’s show.
WOW! This takes me back! Tune into @AmericanIdol *TONIGHT*…you (might) See a familiar face ?
-TH. ?? pic.twitter.com/1U4CXVFLR7
— Trent Harmon (@trentharmon) May 13, 2018
Carrie Underwood at American Idol Rehearsals
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) May 13, 2018
Carrie Underwood Opens Up About Her Accident, New Music, & Athletic Clothing Line
American Idol Judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie on the Renewal and a Major Celeb Who Watches! – “They said come back for a second season and we said, ‘Yeah,’” Richie said. “The camaraderie here is so great and the truth of the matter is now that we know finally what the hell we’re doing, of course, we want to come back with a second season.” And Perry said, “Listen, honey, proof is in the pudding and don’t forget numbers don’t lie.” – Read more at Parade.com
Video: American Idol’s Catie Turner meets fans – Former American Idol contestant Catie Turner was surrounded by love and many of her loyal fans Saturday at the Langhorne Rotary’s Pet Fair and Family Fun Day. The Neshaminy High School senior signed autographs at the Mayors’ Playground in Langhorne and led the event’s pet parade. The event also included a petting zoo, exotic animal tent and show, a bounce house, pony rides and a pet photo booth. Catie made it to the Top 7 of the nationally broadcast singing contest on ABC, but fell short in her bid on May 6 to secure enough votes to get to the Top 5 in the competition. – Read more at Burlington County Times
American Idol’s Alyssa Raghu in NY for special Mother’s Day tribute – Sixteen-year-old Alyssa Raghu, who made it to the top 24 on American Idol this season is in Queens for a special Mother’s Day performance. She sat down with PIX11’s Jennifer Bisram.
“Alyssa was just a kid who loved to sing in her bedroom, make YouTube videos, sit with her guitar in her room and write down lyrics,” the singer said Saturday. With her voice and her personality, the young Guyanese-American is hitting big stages across the country these days – inspiring kids, women and the Indo-Caribbean community. – Read more at PIX11.com
Mt. Pleasant American Idol alumna releases first EP – Five years after her “American Idol” run, musician and Mt. Pleasant native Shubha Vedula, now re-branded as SHUBA, is using her national levels of attention to share her original songs. She released her first EP “Around Me” on April 27. – Read more at The Morning Sun