Headlines: Kelly Clarkson Home Robbed, Janice Freeman The Voice Elimination

Elton John AIDS Foundation Launches Fundraising and Awareness Campaign for World AIDS Day With New Mobile Messaging App Kwippit – Celebrity participants include Elton John (who contributed six designs that will be released throughout the campaign), Boy George, Andy Cohen, Chris Colfer, Ellen DeGeneres, Beth Ditto, Ansel Elgort, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Colton Haynes, Cheyenne Jackson, Billie Jean King, Heidi Klum, Padma Lakshmi, Adam Lambert, Cyndi Lauper, Sandra Lee, Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison, Ozzy Osbourne, Andrew Rannells, Andy Roddick, Jake Shears, Sharon Stone, Russell Tovey, and Steven Tyler. – Read more at PRNewswire

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® kicks off THIS SHIRT SAVES LIVES T-shirt movement – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® will kick off a nationwide campaign called “THIS SHIRT SAVES LIVES” featuring some of the industry’s biggest names and influencers in order to create a giving movement. Nashville photographers, John Shearer and Andres Martinez, have lent their talents to the campaign, shooting many of the over 80 artist images that will be featured. Confirmed artists include: Brett Eldredge, Brothers Osborne, Cassadee Pope, Chris Janson, Chris Young, Cole Swindell, Darius Rucker, Dustin Lynch, Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen, Jon Pardi, Josh Turner, Kelsea Ballerini, Kip Moore, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Rascal Flatts, Scotty McCreery, and Thomas Rhett. – Read more at PRNewsWire

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Compton’s Janice Freeman is still catching her breath after her ‘Voice’ upset – Janice Freeman is doing OK, given the circumstances. Speaking by phone, Freeman — the Compton-based vocalist from Miley Cyrus’s team who beat cancer and struggles with symptoms of Lupus — was voted off NBC’s “The Voice” on Tuesday, Nov. 28. “Honestly, it felt like a punch in the stomach,” she said. “I am so proud of Adam,” Freeman said. “He told me he feels bad, and I’m like, ‘How can you ever feel bad? You’re amazing!’ When Adam sings, it’s like he’s hugging people.” After the elimination, Cyrus proclaimed she would sign Freeman to a deal and she continued championing the singer with posts on social media, including a tweet with a photo of the two that vowed: “Nothing ends for us tonight …. it begins!” – Read more at Daily Breeze

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‘Voice’ Top 10 finalist Keisha Renee talks ‘Hunger Games’ voting save, Janice elimination – When the Top 10 finalists of NBC’s “The Voice” were announced this week, Inglewood-based singer Keisha Renee got some good news. America voted to save the 31-year-old aspiring country music artist. “It’s like ‘The Hunger Games,’” she says. “You are waiting for your name to be called so you know that you’re safe.” – Read more at The Sun

Danielle Bradbery Conquers Her Fears with New Album: ‘I Just Didn’t Know How to Speak Up’ – This latter emotion is the focal point of “Worth It,” one of Bradbery’s favorites on the new album. She entered the writing session, she recalls, struggling with the trials of a relationship (“that guy is still in my life,” she reveals), but the feeling soon morphed into the urge to write an anthem about needing “to speak up for myself.” “So we tweaked it a little bit to sound like a relationship, but it can really be about anything,” Bradbery says. Since she has been performing it, she adds, fathers of daughters have thanked her for the song’s empowering message. “That’s exactly what I want,” she says. “I want my music to reach out like that.” – Read more at People

Kelly Clarkson Says Her Home Was Robbed!!! – When Renee commented on how well things were going for the 35-year-old, and how happy she looked, Clarkson said, “Other than we got robbed last night…Yeah, it was crazy, we got here and our whole house was like bashed in, it was crazy.” – Extra

Kelly Clarkson Dishes on Double Date With Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani – “You know, we’ve already [double dated] at her house, which is magnificent,” Clarkson told E! News’ Sibley Scoles this week at the 2017 Billboard Women in Music event. “And her family was there. It’s a real testament of how she’s such an awesome girl—it’s ’cause of her family. Her family was super rad and down to earth. They’re really, really cool.” Stefani, her three sons and other members of her family, including her brother and parents, have often hang out with Shelton. – Read more at EOnline

David Foster, Katharine McPhee Enough with the Coy Time to Make Out!!! – David Foster was sketchy about his relationship with Katharine McPhee, but not anymore … he wants you to know they’re totally a couple! David and Katharine were smooching it up during lunch Thursday in Bev Hills at E Baldi. They’ve been seen together a lot, and they were clearly together but never said so … and now there’s no need. – See photos at TMZ

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Jordin Sparks: ‘I Would Love to be a Part’ of the ‘American Idol’ Reboot – “I want to be,” Sparks told Us Weekly exclusively on Thursday, November 30. “I got to do the kick off for the auditions this past summer. It was really cool to experience that, in a different capacity instead of being the one standing in line, I was there kind of just like looking at everything and observing, which was really cool. I would love to be a part of the show.” “I don’t know what capacity it will be in yet because there are so many pieces,” Sparks, who is currently expecting her first child with husband Dana Isaiah, continued. “They do the auditions, then they do Hollywood Week, and then there’s 24 and all of those different things. Whatever they ask and whatever they work out — I think it would be a really fun thing to be a part of.” – Read more at US Magazine

Craig Wayne Boyd to celebrate birthday with new baby, music – Boyd said his new son isn’t his first baby of the year. That title goes to his debut album, “Top Shelf,” which was released in October. “There’s parts of that whiskey edge that people have known me for, but a hint of sophistication that’s come along from marrying my beautiful wife and her bringing her influences into my world, which is more the wine side of things,” said Boyd, a country traditionalist who won “The Voice” in 2014. “Altogether, the album is ‘Top Shelf.’ ” The album includes Boyd’s current single, “Stuck in My Head,” as well as 12 other songs, most of which he didn’t write. Boyd said artists often have a hard time writing songs when they’re happy. And, he’s happy. – Read more at Tennessean

Simon Cowell Snags Ocean View Estate in Malibu – Word on the high-end Malibu real estate street is that music producer and televised talent show tycoon Simon Cowell is just about to complete the $25 million purchase of an ocean view estate in Malibu, California. On a high bluff near Puerco Canyon and listed at $26.995 million, the 1.63-acre spread is being sold by Las Vegas Sun publisher Brian Greenspun, a longtime pal and political supporter of Bill and Hillary Clinton, who will lucratively almost quadruple the $6.95 million paid for the property in 2003. – See the Photos at Variety

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