Headlines: Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson Reunite, Meghan Linsey Spider Update

Phillip Phillips sings the National Anthem in Atlanta

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2017 Detroit Music Awards to feature performances by Royce 5’9”, SRC, Jena Irene Asciutto – The 26th Annual Detroit Music Awards — basically the Grammy’s of Detroit music — will take place at the Fillmore Detroit on May 5. This year’s event will feature performances by rapper Royce 5’9”, Third Man Records’ alt-country rockers Craig Brown Band, the Theatre Bizarre Orchestra, American Idol runner-up Jena Irene Asciutto, the Sphinx Organization, and Grande Ballroom vets Third Power and SRC. – Read more at Metrotimes.com

American Idol 13 Alums Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene Asciutto Reunite!

American Idol 13 winner Caleb Johnson played a concert in Detroit where his BFF and runner-up Jena Irene Asciutto lives. Aw.


Reunited and it’s just ok. ? @calebjohnson ?

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Meghan Linsey on Venomous Spider Bite That Left a Hole in Her Face: ‘I’m Just Glad to Be Alive’ – “I was supposed to be getting better, but I was getting worse – up until day nine, which is when the symptoms stopped happening and the necrosis started on my face,” she explains. The area surrounding the site of Linsey’s bite began to rot as her skin cells died, leaving what she calls “a hole on my face.” Still, Linsey was concerned about the obvious gash on her face as she prepared to get back on the road to tour. A fan — who is also a medical rep — reached out through social media to recommended Stratamed, a gel dressing that treats wounds and can be used under makeup. Linsey, 31, says it remains to be seen whether she’ll be stuck with a scar forever, and admits she’s still getting used to her intensified makeup routine. – Read more at People


32 days since my brown recluse spider bite. I cannot believe how well my face is healing! It’s crazy!

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Meghan Linsey on Her Voice Coach Blake Shelton: He’s Still ‘Grounded’ Despite His Success – “He has a lot of heart and you see it in the way that he treats people,” she tells PEOPLE while opening up about her scary brown recluse spider bite.Though Linsey, 31, says she hasn’t checked in with Shelton in a while, she reveals she’ll crash The Voice set to see him when she’s out in Los Angeles, where the show films. “I think that was a big thing for me – just watching him and Pharrell, and seeing the way they treat others around them,” she says. “I think it’s cool to see people that are that successful that are down to earth, and still treat people like they’re equal.” – Read more at People

Scotty McCreery Salutes the Troops

Dancing with the Stars: Tom Bergeron Is Hyped for Disney Night – Speaking of Maks, do you have an update on his condition? Bergeron: I talked to him last Monday during a commercial to see how he’s doing, and I know he was hopeful to get back for Disney Night, but by the same token, the nature of that injury is something you don’t want to rush because if you re-injure it you could be looking at some serious issues. I’m just hoping he takes whatever time he needs to make sure that he’s capable of doing it again and not rush in at an arbitrary week. – Read more at TVGuide.com

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