CMT Announces New Acts to Perform on CMT Music Awards – The buzz surrounding the 2015 CMT Music Awards is heating up with the addition of six new acts to the performance bill. A Thousand Horses, Chris Janson, Frankie Ballard, Kelsea Ballerini, Maddie and Tae and RaeLynn will make the loudest night in country even louder with performances on the Nationwide Insurance stage. The slew of up-and-comers joins performers Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Zac Brown Band and lead nominee Carrie Underwood. Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow co-host the 2015 CMT Music Awards live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, June 10th at 8/7c on CMT and CMT.com. – Read more at AfterMidnite.com
Past Holiday World Performer And ‘American Idol’ Finalist To Visit Park – (SANTA CLAUS) – A former Holiday World performer who finished fourth in this year’s American Idol competition will be at the park Friday afternoon to meet fans and sign autographs. Rayvon Owen performed in the park’s Rejoice! show as well as the Legacy acappella group in 2011. Also a songwriter, his “Brand New Day” is featured in this year’s EPIC Praise show at Holiday World. This Friday, June 5, Owen will sign autographs and visit with park guests for an hour starting at 2pm CDT at the Hoosier Celebration Theater. The first 250 fans will receive a photo sheet showing the singer/songwriter as a Holiday World performer and in the present day. Owen will then watch the park’s 3pm EPIC Praise show, which includes his song, “Brand New Day.” – Read more at WBIW.com
Candice Glover’s mom to hold fashion show; Candice to sing – Carole Glover loves to shop as much as her daughter, “American Idol” season 12 winner Candice Glover, loves to sing. She has said that she hits the malls whenever she accompanies Candice to events around the country. When Candice performed at the White House last year and needed an outfit for an afternoon event, she and her mom scoured Washington looking for the perfect ensemble. “Ever since I was younger, my mom would give me tips on the right things to wear and what looks good,” Candice said. “My mom is a fashionista!” Carole Glover’s passion for fashion will be on display Saturday at a fashion show at the Beaufort Holiday Inn. The event will feature 15 models wearing outfits selected by Carole Glover. There will be three sets to the show, red-and-white ensembles, seasonal outfits and evening wear. Candice will perform between each set. – Read more at the state.com
National Inclusion Project Champions Gala will feature Co-Founder Clay Aiken and Project Runway’s Justin LeBlanc – RALEIGH, N.C., June 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Supporters and friends of the National Inclusion Project are invited to be a part of an amazing night of celebrating the heroes in our lives and the Superheroes we aspire to be. The annual Champions Gala will be held September 26 with proceeds going to ensure that children with and without disabilities can play, learn and laugh TOGETHER. Co-founder Clay Aiken will perform, and Justin LeBlanc, Season 12 “Project Runway” Finalist, will speak.
This year’s theme is “Circle of Heroes” celebrating the families, partners, volunteers and supporters that make the inclusion of children with disabilities possible. The event will be held at the Marriott City Center in Raleigh, N.C. – Read more at Send2Press
Diana DeGarmo is off to see the wizard with Studio Tenn – Diana DeGarmo’s career has taken her around the world. But her latest project — Studio Tenn’s much-anticipated season finale, “The Wizard of Oz” — has offered a welcome reminder that “there’s no place like home.” “I can’t tell you how wonderful it is to hop in my car and drive home after rehearsal,” says DeGarmo, who first captured audiences’ hearts as the runner-up on “American Idol” in 2004. “We just bought our first house here in Nashville, and we’re eager to get back into the music scene,” she says, noting that she’s also happy to be back in the land of “sweet tea and Prince’s Hot Chicken.” But first, DeGarmo will sink her teeth into the iconic role of Dorothy in Studio Tenn’s “The Wizard of Oz,” on stage at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center this weekend. – Read more at Tennessean.com