Headlines: Katy Perry vs The Nuns, Carrie Underwood Congratulates Hopeful

‘Katy Perry Is Used to Getting All She Wants’: Last Nun Vows to Continue Fight Against Pop Star – As two of the last five living sisters of the Immaculate Heart, Sisters Rita and Catherine Rose were embroiled in a legal saga that could only happen in Los Angeles. The nuns claimed that the Archdiocese of Los Angeles was attempting to sell a convent that belongs to them to pop star Katy Perry for a cool $14.5 million. With Sister Catherine Rose’s death on March 9, Sister Rita became the lone holdout who remains opposed to the sale. – Read more at The Daily Beast

‘American Idol’ contestant Amelia Harris talks about her journey – Amelia Harris wowed the “American Idol” judges on Sunday night with her performance of “Gimme Shelter.” Her soulful rendition won her the golden ticket to Hollywood for the show’s next round. She visited ABC7 to speak with George Pennacchio about what songs she’s performing next on her Idol journey. To see Harris talk about her favorite judge and her experiences on the show, watch the video above. – ABCNews

Birmingham’s Dominique Posey advances on ‘American Idol’ – “I’m trying to make sure I don’t disappoint anybody, that I do my very best and bring some pride back to Alabama, but also bring some pride to Atlanta,” said Posey, an Atlanta native, during his official watch party at 1st & 23rd in downtown Birmingham. “I really wanted to impress Lionel, because I’ve been a fan of him all of my life,” Posey said. “So, I wanted to impress him because he’s had such a great impact on me.” – Read more at Birminghamtimes.com

Carrie Underwood Congratulates Kenedee Rittenhouse on Twitter

Kenedee is the American Idol hopeful who duetted with Carrie Underwood as a middle schooler back in their shared hometown, Checotah OK.

Stuart Local JessLee Talks To Us About Competing On ‘The Voice,’ Preparing To Release New Music And More – When you think of country music, you probably don’t think of South Florida. But, that might change once local artist JessLee is on your radar. JessLee, who grew up in Loxahatchee and now resides in Stuart, competed on the current season (season 14) of NBC’s “The Voice,” as a member of Blake Shelton’s team. “The Voice” is a TV singing competition featuring celebrity coaches who choose a group of singers from blind auditions, and then mentor them as they compete for the ultimate prize of a record contract. – Read more at StuartMagazine

Grace VanderWaal, Parkland Student Sofie Whitney Talk School Safety & Healing Power of Music Before March for Our Lives – In advance of the March, Billboard talked with America’s Got Talent winner singer Grace VanderWaal, 14 — who recently began attending public school — as well as MSD survivor Sofie Whitney, about school safety, the healing power of music and the beauty of seeing your generation stand up. The following is an edited version of our discussion. – Read more at Billboard

Mo Jamil defends The Voice UK over acts’ lack of success – He told the Radio Times in response to Paloma’s criticisms: “I don’t know what happened in past years but I can say that since I’ve won everything’s been great for me. I think maybe she should check her facts, as I’ve had support from day one.” Mo explained: “I’ve had a lot of support and a lot of people around me to try and prepare me for this moment,” he added. “I’ve had a manager since I came off The Voice and they’ve been very supportive, I’m always in contact with my label and I’ve had lots of meetings to help prepare me for this. – Read more at TellyMix.co.uk

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