Headlines: Voice 11 Battles Taped Today, Melanie Martinez, Siobhan Magnus

The Voice season 11 Battle Rounds will be taped TODAY and TOMORROW at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. AND YOU CAN STILL GET TICKETS! If you are in the LA area and are interested CLICK HERE.

The New Pioneers: Melanie Martinez on Transcending ‘The Voice’ and Pop’s Conventions – “Most of my listeners are 13 years old,” admits Martinez, who has become a kind of cult heroine among them. Her YouTube channel has accrued more than 2.6 million subscribers. The dates of her current North American tour have long been sold out. She also has the best-selling music T-shirt at Hot Topic. Her songs, her fans tell her, help them cope: “There are people out there who need music for therapy just like I do.” – Read more at Billboard

Siobhan Magnus – Sounds of the Shoals – “American Idol” Season 9 finalist Siobhan Magnus is coming to the Shoals on Wednesday to perform “Sounds of the Shoals.” Magnus and her band will take the stage in a concert at Warehouse 414 in Sheffield.TimesDaily: What is “Sounds of the Shoals?” Magnus: We are putting together a carefully curated set of songs that were recorded in Muscle Shoals. It’s been a fascinating process putting it together because there’s a lot of stuff everybody knows was recorded there but the more you dig for it, the more surprising it is to find there’s even more. I had no idea. We put a ton of research into it, and I’m glad we did because we found gems that were recorded there and we included them in the show. – Read more at TimesDaily.com

Julianne Hough: I was ‘killing myself’ to stay thin – “I love my shape [now] because I feel strong and fit, and that makes me confident. When I look at pictures of myself when I was 19, my body was bangin’, but I was killing myself,” the actress revealed in the September issue of Shape magazine. “I was working out two and a half hours a day and eating the bare minimum to survive. I was so miserable. I wasn’t healthy. To be honest, I looked like a kid. Now I’m embracing the fact that I’m a woman with curves,” she continued. – Read more at PageSix

Big Brother’s Da’Vonne Rogers: Paulie Calafiore Is Using Paul Abrahamian to Do His Dirty Work – “Paulie and Paul’s bromance is a hot mess,” Rogers, 28, exclusively tells Us Weekly. “I knew it was strategy when Paulie cut his hair, I knew it was strategy when Paulie started taking on Paul’s language and basically just acting like Paul.” “I think Paulie is going to use Paul to do all of his dirty work so his hands are clean,” she adds. “Honestly, the only blood Paulie has on his hands right now is Tiffany’s, and she is gone.” – Read more at US Magazine

Five Things About Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs

The American Idol 5 singer’s reality show, I Love Kellie Pickler returns for it’s second season on August 25.

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