American Idol Alum Kimberly Caldwell Expecting Second Child: ‘We Are Overjoyed’ – The American Idol season 2 contestant and NBC’s California Live correspondent, 37, is expecting her second child with husband Jordan Harvey, the parents-to-be reveal to PEOPLE exclusively. “My husband, daughter and I are so thrilled to attend the Biggest Family Shower Ever to announce our new addition to the family,” says Caldwell, who also shares 3½-year-old daughter Harlow Monroe with Harvey, 35. “We are overjoyed with the news of a sweet baby on the way and ready to celebrate in a BIG way!” “Can’t wait to spread the news on my NBC show California Live with all of our viewers on Monday at 11:30 a.m.! Time to shout it from the rooftops,” she adds. “So proud to finally rock this little bump!” – Read more at People
ACM Announces performers Set to Appear at the 13th Annual ACM Honors – The Academy of Country Music® has revealed an additional round of talent participating in the 13th ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards™. Talent confirmed to appear include Lauren Alaina, Bobby Bones, Caylee Hammack, Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Midland, Billy Joe Shaver and Chris Young. The event will take place on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. Tickets are available to the public at Ticketmaster.com. Previously announced appearances include, this year’s ACM Entertainer of the Year Keith Urban, Chris Janson, Maddie & Tae, Barbara Mandrell (one of only 7 artists to receive the coveted ACM Triple Crown Award), Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes and Trisha Yearwood. – Read more at ACMCountry.com
Follow the thread…American Idol 2019 alum Uche is visiting local TV stations to talk American Idol auditions ahead of the scheduled stop. American Idol auditions pick up again later this month. So far he’s been to Santa Barbara, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and Denver.
hi friends ? we’re hitting the road to find #thenextidol, and we want y’all to be part of the journey! @uchesings is with us to talk all things auditions, so we’re starting a thread of our adventures! ???? #idolontheroad
— American Idol (@AmericanIdol) August 7, 2019
‘The Voice’ changed Chris Kroeze’s career. He talks about it before his Egg Harbor concert – “I was doing 200, 225 shows a year before,” Kroeze said in a phone interview from his home in Barron. “This year, I’m doing 150, but they’re much better shows, bigger shows. “Oh, yeah, it’s definitely different. We still cruise around in a van a lot, but it’s a little bit nicer van, a bigger trailer, a little bit more organized. It’s a grind, but I feel like we’re moving in the right direction.” – Read more at Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
‘America’s Got Talent’s Terry Crews on What Makes 4 of the Contestants Special – Crews’ pick, the Detroit Youth Choir, is especially close to his heart: “They’ve come from horrendous obstacles,” he says. The group blew viewers away with a unique take on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us.” Now Crews hopes to hear them do “something even farther out — like a Radiohead jam!” He also namechecks Sophie Pecora, Luke Islam and Kodi Lee–all Golden Buzzers. – Read more at TVInsider
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Split After Less Than a Year of Marriage: ‘This Is What’s Best’ – Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have called it quits less than a year after tying the knot. “Liam and Miley have agreed to separate at this time,” a rep for Cyrus tells PEOPLE in a statement. “Ever-evolving, changing as partners and individuals, they have decided this is what’s best while they both focus on themselves and careers. They still remain dedicated parents to all of their animals they share while lovingly taking this time apart. Please respect their process and privacy.” Rumors of a split between Cyrus, 26, and Hemsworth, 29, began on Saturday, after the “Mother’s Daughter” singer posted a photo of herself on Instagram in which she was not wearing her wedding ring. – Read more at People