Headlines: Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn Set for Maren Morris Tour, Power of American Idol

Maren Morris Announces Girl: The World Tour With Cassadee Pope & Raelynn – Maren Morris announced a new tour on Thursday (Jan. 17) to celebrate her “Girl” revolution. The country singer’s latest track of the same name is set to debut on Thursday evening and leads her second studio album on Sony Music Nashville. Morris will get a chance to play all that new music on the road on her Girl: The World Tour with fellow country powerhouses Cassadee Pope and RaeLynn. The international tour will span three continents, starting in March, with two dozen dates in North America, followed by European and Australian stops later this year. – Read more at Billboard

Investigating the Power of American Idol: How the Show Keeps Turning Dreams Into Reality – But as the countdown continues for season 17 with Ryan Seacrest, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, E! News caught up with several past contestants for an E! News deep-dive concluding tonight at 7 p.m. They all agreed on one thing: American Idol can absolutely change your life for the better. “Idol was incredible for me. When I was on the show, I learned so much. I was bagging groceries before I was on Idol and didn’t know the littlest thing about the music business,” season 10 winner Scotty McCreery shared with E! News exclusively at Angus Barn Restaurant in North Carolina. “I learned a lot. They took me under their wing…I feel Idol prepares you for the craziness of the music businesses.” – Read more at Eonline

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Ryan Connects Gymnast Superstar With DWTS – Ryan connects UCLA gymnast superstar, Katelyn Ohashi, with DWTS casting director. Dreams really can come true! Ryan Seacrest connected viral UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi with Dancing With the Stars producer and casting guru Deena Katz after Katelyn revealed on-air on Wednesday, January 16, that one of her dreams is to be on the hit dancing competition show. – Read more at OnAirWithRyanSeacrest

In case you somehow missed it, the 21-year-old senior took the internet by storm after helping the UCLA Bruins to victory at the Under Armour Collegiate Challenge with a perfect 10 score for her floor routine last Saturday. Her contagious energy and joy — complete with that jaw-dropping, seriously flawless performance — gained her millions of new fans.

In case you missed Ohashi’s viral floor routine.

Watch Kelly Clarkson Bring the “Heat” as She Preps for Her New Tour – The 36-year-old singer invited E! News’ Justin Sylvester to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at her Meaning of Life Tour before it begins Jan. 24 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. “It’s kind of a crazy, chaotic mess right now, but we’re excited,” she said. “It’s coming together!”
The Meaning of Life Tour marks her first time hitting the road in three years. “We have four kids,” she said, referencing hubby Brandon Blackstock, “so it took a minute to get here again.” Clarkson’s family will join her on tour, but this time, she’s found more balance. “The last time I toured, I was trying to be supermom and a pop star at the same time,” she said, “and that was really hard.” Also keeping her busy? “We shoot The Voice while on tour.” That means Clarkson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton are touring concurrently. “So,” she said, “come see my show!” – Read more at EOnline

Katharine McPhee tries on stunning wedding dress during fitting with future stepdaughter – Katharine McPhee is ready for her happily ever after with fiancé David Foster — and she already looks the part. The 34-year-old “American Idol” alum recently tried on a stunning wedding dress along with a vintage veil during a dress fitting with Foster’s youngest daughter, Jordan, 32. She gave fans a sneak peek at the silky-looking gown, which she stressed was not “the dress,” on Instagram Wednesday. – Read more at FoxNews.com

American Idol alum Jessica Meuse releases first album – Cowboys & Indians: Your new album, Halfhearted, reached iTunes’ Top 10 Country Albums. What has that success been like? Jessica Meuse: The entire journey has felt very surreal. From my time performing while in college to making it on television on The Voice and then Top 4 on American Idol, to now having my debut album doing so well — it’s truly like living inside of a dream and the amount of gratitude I feel is inexplicable. It’s also motivating, because I definitely don’t want to slow down. I want to see how far I can take this, both for myself and for my amazing fans who have been there since Day 1. – Read more at CowboysIndians.com

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