Kara DioGuardi is shopping around a new reality show. Called Dropped, Kara says it “…takes the best acts that have been dropped and gives them a second chance… I was dropped. Think about how many times in your life you haven’t achieved one goal, but you’ve achieved another one.” Well, good luck with that, Kara. via Vulture.
Carrie Underwood will be inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame tonight in Muskogee. She’ll also be performing. Tickets are still available via News OK.
Also, some lucky fans recently got to hear new tunes from Carrie’s 3rd album, Play On, set to be released November 3rd. The fans were invited to a taping of CMT’s concert series, Invitation Only. Carrie’s episode will air sometime in December. via CMT.
Ruben Studdard has co-written a song, “I’m a Fighter” to raise awareness for sickle cell disease. The song will be the anthem for Be Sickle Smart, a nationwide grass roots health-education program. Ruben will take his message to the concert stage, with a promotional tour that begins September 19 in Memphis. More info HERE. via Live Daily.
Season 5 Idol, Bucky Covington, is going back to his hometown, Rockingham NC next week to give his first concert there since he competed on Idol. The free Saturday concert at Rockingham’s Harrington Square will be the culmination of a weekend of events that Bucky will use to support local food resources. If you’re going, bring non-perishable food items and canned goods to donate to charity. via Idol Chatter.