Headlines: Lauren Alaina’s New Boyfriend, Eurovision May Come to America

Will the ‘American Idol’ Judges Return Next Season? Ryan Seacrest Weighs In – Ryan told Renee, “I don’t know how close [the judges] are. I do know they’re in the process of trying to work it out now.” He added, “They are great at what they do, they found such great talent, they have great chemistry, everyone respects everyone so I hope it works out.” – Read more at Extra

‘The Voice’ Eliminated Artists Share The Most LOL-Worthy Story About Kelly Clarkson! | Access

Carter Lloyd Horne was planning to sing Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” if he had made the Instant Save. Kim Cherry would have sung Montell Jordan’s “This is How We Do It.”

Lauren Alaina Dating Comedian John Crist 4 Months After Ending Engagement – While promoting her new single “Ladies in the ’90s” on The Bobby Bones Show Wednesday morning, Lauren Alaina revealed to the host that she’s been quietly dating comedian John Crist for a few months. “This is my boyfriend,” Alaina told Bobby Bones as Crist sat down to join the interview. The two initially connected when the country singer slid into Crist’s DMs — “I responded to one of his Instagram videos” — but the comedian didn’t know who she was, despite the blue checkmark on Alaina’s account. – Read more at People

Luke Bryan’s No-Nonsense Advice for ‘American Idol’ Top 3 – “These kids can go win American Idol all they want,” he told media gathered to talk to him, Cole Swindell and Jon Langston about the upcoming start of the Sunset Repeat Tour (May 31 in Philadelphia). “The present situation that’s gonna have to happen is they’re gonna have to go earn it.” – Read more at Taste of Country

Danny Gokey on Good Day FOX 4 – American Idol finalist Danny Gokey has a new album and new single out called “Haven’t Seen It Yet.” He stopped by Good Day to perform live and talk about a new addition to his family coming soon. – Read more at FOX4 Arizona

Layoffs Hit Both Disney and Fox Film Groups (EXCLUSIVE) – Layoffs are taking place across both Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the combined studios confirmed to Variety. The cuts are being made specifically in film staff, an individual with knowledge of the company said, and come on the heels of the Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of much of 21st Century Fox’s film and television assets. – Read more at Variety

Eurovision Song Contest Eyeing U.S. Move as ‘American Song Contest’ – The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has trusted Swedish production company Brain Academy with the exclusive license for the format to be shopped in the U.S. and a goal to hold the inaugural U.S. contest in 2021. The long rumored North American version of the annual European mega competition event is officially being developed as the American Song Contest for the U.S. market with an estimated launch in 2021, the EBU confirmed. While still in development, the U.S. adaptation will presumably see American states compete against each other in a gradual competition over several shows, narrowing down the field all the way to the finale. – Read more at Billboard

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