Headlines: Lauren Alaina Song Set for ESPN College Anthem, David Cook Returns to Broadway

ESPN chooses 2018’s college football anthem – The network has selected the next song that you will hate to your very core come January, and it is the latest single from Imagine Dragons, “Natural.” ESPN has also selected “Collider” by X Ambassadors, “History” by Lauren Alaina and Fall Out Boy’s criminally overplayed “Centuries.” – Read more at USA Today

David Cook Talks Returning to His Lead Role in Broadway’s ‘Kinky Boots’: ‘It Always Feels Fresh’ – Cook made his Broadway debut earlier this year as Charlie Price in Kinky Boots — a part that’s proven catnip to rock frontmen looking to take the theater plunge, including Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie, Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears and Neon Trees’ Tyler Glenn — and now, he’s returning to the role from Tuesday night (July 17) to September 9 before setting out on a fall acoustic tour (launching October 25 in St. Louis). – Read more at Billboard

Britton Buchanan in the Studio with Coach Alicia Keys.

The Voice season 14 finalist Britton Buchanan has been in the studio recording his post-Voice independent album with a little help from coach Alicia Keys.

Of Course ‘American Idol’ Results Were No Secret Everybody Talked !! – We got Taylor at LAX on Monday night and told him what Nigel, the ‘AI’ executive producer, said … denying he gave Taylor — or any contestant — the heads-up on results at any time. Taylor just ain’t buying it … saying everybody kept tabs on each other — at least during his 2006 run — because they were all in a bubble. See the Video at TMZ

Yahoo Music Interviews American Idol’s Chris Daughtry

He says he did not have “inside information” regarding American Idol results as Taylor Hicks claims above. He thinks Taylor might be referring to Dial Idol predictions, which he says the contestants discussed among themselves. He also talks about auditioning for RockStar: INXS right before he auditioned for Idol. He sang “Never Tear Us Apart” for the producers.

Like Mother, Like Son! Jordin Sparks Says ‘Lil Man’s a Natural’ in the Recording Studio – The new mom was back in the recording studio on Monday and she brought her 10-week-old son Dana Isaiah Jr. with her. “Lil Man’s a natural!” Sparks, 28, proudly captioned the mother-son moment on Instagram. The American Idol champion and husband Dana Isaiah, who met for the first time last April and wed during an impromptu wedding ceremony in Hawaii three months later, welcomed their first child on May 2. Isaiah was also in the studio as he shared cute family footage on his Instagram Story. – Read more at People

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