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‘Idol’ finalist Angie Miller sings anthem – “American Idol” finalist Angie Miller of Beverly belted out the national anthem at the annual New England Walk4Hearing at Artesani Park in Brighton over the weekend. More than 1,000 people took part in the event, which was organized by the Hearing Loss Association of America. – Read more at Boston Globe
Daughtry interview – You’ve just played some shows in Germany and Sweden, how did they go? They were great. We did three in Germany and one in Sweden. The crowds in Germany were really good, but there’s always a language barrier, so I’m not always sure if they understand my red-neck accent and there was a lot of moments where it got really quiet and I was just hearing crickets. Sweden was on fire! – Read more at Entertainment Focus
“American Idol” Alum Clay Aiken Trades the Broadway Stage for the Political Stage – On a recent weeknight, at a well-appointed townhouse on the Upper West Side, a political fund-raiser was held. There was a spread of food, a well-stocked open bar and — as if often the case at these small, well-heeled gatherings — entertainment. Milling about among the guests were the stage performers Betty Buckley, Christine Ebersole, Beth Leavel and Clay Aiken. The first three sang. Aiken did not. The other three sang for him. For it was his fundraiser. – Read more at Playbill
Exclusive: Simon Cowell on life with baby Eric and settling down – “I’m the only iconic bachelor left in the entire world – thanks for that George Clooney!” Simon told HELLO!, before admitting he could possibly be rethinking getting married to girlfriend Lauren Silverman, the mother of his son Eric. “I’m probably in a far better position to be a father now than I would have been ten years ago,” Simon said. “That’s the way I’d look at it. And at the end of the day we have really great nannies that are bloody amazing so I don’t have to worry. “I’m going to be honest – I’m not exactly a hands on dad. I want to fast forward a few years so I can take him go-karting and then introduce him to women. There are a few years to go yet.” – Read more at Hello
Phillip Phillips Talks ‘Open Your Eyes’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]
“You know when you have a song and it’s floating right above your head?” the singer-songwriter asks. “I’ve done it so many times and I’ll still do it to this day. I’m like, ‘I’ll remember it in the morning,’ and then I won’t remember it.”
Read more at Pop Crush
Exclusive: RaeLynn Teases New Tracks With MusicRow Preview – After making her debut in the music as a contestant in the second season of NBC’s The Voice, Texas native RaeLynn’s effervescent personality, bold entertaining style, and strong Country voice captured the attention of coach Blake Shelton, music fans and Nashville music industry execs alike. After she got off the show, RaeLynn promptly signed a deal with Big Machine Label Group’s The Valory Music Co., and moved to Nashville at age 18. RaeLynn previewed “God Made Girls,” as well as several other songs, during a recent with MusicRow at BMLG’s Nashville offices. The light-hearted “Kissin’ Frogs” revels in the positive aspects of being single. “I get so much inspiration from conversations,” says RaeLynn. “I was talking to my mother about not having a boyfriend, and she said, ‘You don’t need to worry about boys, you are having fun kissing frogs.’” She wrapped the day performance with a quirky rendition of the mega-popular “All About That Bass,” penned by her singer-songwriter friend Meghan Trainor.
Read more at Music Row
Kelly Clarkson’s River Rose Receives a Special Gift!
Aw. Look at that. Uncle Blake and Aunt Miranda are kicking off the musical career of baby River Rose with a beautiful gift!
— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) October 14, 2014