Idol Headlines for 8/19/14

Tonight, 12 more acts from the America’s Got Talent Top 48 perform for YOUR votes. 9/8c pm NBC.

Capitol CMG Publishing presented artist Colton Dixon with two No. 1 plaques for “You Are” and “Never Gone,” from his debut album A Messenger, prior to his album release show in Murfreesboro, Tenn. His second album, Anchor, releases Tuesday, Aug. 19.

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He weds, he weds!: American Idol Season 3 reject William Hung famous for his rendition of Ricky Martin’s ‘She Bangs’ got married in California last month – The most infamous American Idol contestant is married. Chinese born William Hung, 31, is most remembered for his rendition of Ricky Martin’s ‘She Bangs’ on American Idol Season 3 and while he was rejected by the judges he made three albums selling 200,000 units. He recently won the affection of a special someone. Rumorfix.com reports that William Hung was married on June 17 in Alhambra, California. – Read more at Daily Mail.co.uk

‘The Voice’ finalist, N.J. teen Jacquie Lee ready to give back at Sandy benefit – LINCROFT — Before Jacquie Lee rose to instant stardom with her commanding vocals on “The Voice” TV competition last winter, she sang at benefit concerts near her native Colts Neck. “That’s what music is for — music unites people,” says the bright-eyed teen who was the first New Jersey contestant ever to advance to the “Voice” finale. “As a musician you want to try and find every opportunity to help people.” So, when her father suggested she headline a Hurricane Sandy benefit, with all proceeds to be donated to storm victims, she didn’t miss a beat: “It wasn’t even a question.” – Read more at NJ.com

Life After American Idol: The Evolution of Sanjaya Malakar – You made a whole bunch of recent home recordings available on your Bandcamp page. Is this part of a plan to record new material? The Bandcamp recordings are basically intended to help move towards my goal of recording an album independently. My main focus for the near future is writing, recording, and finishing the album. Making sure it comes out right. Have you been thinking about embarking on a Kickstarter or other similar crowd-funding campaign? Yeah, that’s something I’m in the process of doing. I want to be sure all the kickbacks for the backers are worth it and that when I launch it, everything is all lined up. – Read more at The Morton Report

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