Headlines: Idol Franchise headed to Philippines, Sundance Head, Scotty McCreery

ATF: Fremantle Sets ‘Search for the Idol Philippines’ with ABS-CBN – Global producer and distributor, Fremantle has completed a deal with leading Philippines broadcaster ABS-CBN for the Fremantle and 19 Entertainment co-owned format “Idols.” The show is the world’s most successful search for a solo pop superstar. ABS-CBN is currently partner with Fremantle in the region on “Pilipinas Got Talent.” It will launch the new “Idols” series of “Search for the Idol Philippines” in 2019. – Read more at Variety

Sundance Head is Still Waiting for His The Voice Invite

Scotty and Gabi McCreery Make the Cover of Southern Bride

The American Idol season 10 winner was married earlier this year in the North Carolina mountains.

‘Walking Dead’s’ Emily Kinney, ‘American Idol’s’ Paul McDonald find love and inspiration again as the Sweetheart Deal – When former The Walking Dead actress and singer-songwriter Emily Kinney and alt-country artist/Season 10 American Idol finalist Paul McDonald were fixed up last year by a mutual music-business friend, Dan Spears, neither was initially enthused. “So for the past few years, this record that I just put out, my solo record, was a breakup record, and I had been in this kind of a funk for a while,” says McDonald. “So when my buddy Dan was like, ‘Hey, I’ve got this L.A. actress that I should set you up with,’ I was kind of like, ‘Hilarious, dude. Nah, I just went through that cycle.’” – Read more plus performances at Yahoo.com

Billy Gilman is Home for the Holidays -Grammy nominee Billy Gilman is coming Home for the Holidays in a special concert December 8th at the Dunkin Donuts Center. Billy joined us on The Rhode Show to talk about his show and what we have to look forward to. – Read more at WPRI

Ahead of Utah shows, David Archuleta gets candid about his music, self-esteem and going to therapy – “I pushed myself (to write) ‘Christmas Every Day,’” the singer told the Deseret News. “I was really scared, I (thought), ‘Maybe I shouldn’t do this — I don’t think I can pull this off,’ but it worked out and (the song) makes me happy and makes me think that it’s a happy time of year.” “It’s hard to have a mindset (focused on God) when people (say), ‘You look so good, you are so great, you changed my life,’” he said. “(As an artist), you’re always trying to feel unique and stand out. … It’s hard not to become selfish with this (‘look at me’ mentality).” – Read more at the Deseret News

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