Headlines: VMA’s Has Found a Host, Cassadee Pope Finds Her Voice

Keke Palmer to host the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards – The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards officially have a host. EW can exclusively confirm that actress, singer, and tv personality Keke Palmer will emcee this year’s event, which is set to be the first live awards show since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 VMAs will air live from New York City’s Barclays Center on Sunday, Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Gabby Barrett says “I Hope” is a hit because “everybody goes through bad relationships” – “I just kind of wrote from the perspective of one of my first boyfriends that I had had in high school,” she recalls. “And just how I felt when something tragic happened.” That ended up as “I Hope,” in which a woman wishes her ex and his new girlfriend the very worst. Gabby explains, “I just hoped with this song that people could hear it, and kind of it could help them through whatever they’re going through, you know, badly with relationships. Because I feel like everybody goes through bad relationships.” – Read more at ABNewsRadio

How Cassadee Pope Found Her Voice For Her Most Personal Album Yet – The hope is for music lovers to “get a closer look into the things I have gone through and the obstacles that I have overcome,” she shared exclusively with E! News. “There are songs that hopefully will stitch you back up and make you feel good and help send you on your way into a happier headspace.”? It’ll be an emotional roller coaster, she warned. “A lot of people aren’t as open with their feelings as I am,” Cassadee added. “I love feelings, I love talking about them and letting them out and I know a lot of people aren’t like that. So, I am hoping this record can help aid them into an emotional session with themselves.” – Read more at EOnline

Derek Hough Reacts to ‘DWTS’ Changes, Plus: He Talks Quarantine Diet and ‘World of Dance’ – Derek Hough is dishing on his quarantine diet ahead of the “World of Dance” finale! He told “Extra’s” Jenn Lahmers about the liver cleanse he is doing with girlfriend Hayley Erbert. WHEN ASKED IF HE’LL COME BACK TO DWTS DEREK IS HELLA CAGEY. Hm. – Read more at Extra

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