Headlines: New Singles from Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery, Jordin Sparks Launches Channel

Jordin Sparks, ‘Bachelorette’ Stars JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rogers Launching Channels on Kin’s Network – Digital-entertainment network Kin is gearing up to launch new lifestyle channels with three pop-culture personalities: singer-actress Jordin Sparks, and JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers of “The Bachelorette” fame. The new content pacts further build on Kin’s “neighborhood” strategy, focused on creating an interconnected network of owned-and-operated channels targeted at millennial women across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram TV and Amazon. Sparks, the winner of “American Idol” season 6 back in 2007, has over 12 million social-media followers. On her Kin channel, she’ll focus on her passion for baking, according to the company. – Read more at Variety

Cassadee Pope Announces New Single Set for August 10 Release

The Voice season 3 winner Cassadee Pope announces the release of her next single “One More Red Light” on August 10. 

The Voice Season 4 winner Danielle Bradbery releases Thomas Rhett Duet August 3

And The Voice season 4 winner Danielle Bradbery will release her new single, a duet with Thomas Rhett titled “Goodbye Summer.”

IDOL CHANCE | Finalist Michael J. Woodard talks fame and fortune ahead of American Idol Live! in Thousand Oaks – “I always knew about the show, but I was scared because I knew that it would be a one-in-a-million chance, and I’d already suffered from a lot of rejection previously,” says Woodard. “But thank God I had Jesus, and my mom really encouraged me. As I walked into the audition, she said, ‘You have nothing to lose.’ ” I thought, this is my dream and this could be the thing that propels me towards it,” Woodard continues. “I think that was the most nervous I’d ever been for anything. When you watch my audition, you can sense the nerves. My voice was shaky, but I knew I got that far and if I make it past this it’ll be crazy.” – Read more at VCReporter

“American Idol” winner to perform March 15 in Q-C – Maddie Poppe, winner in May of ABC’s “American Idol,” will perform a benefit concert March 15 at Rhythm City Casino, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, to raise money for Gilda’s Club Quad-Cities. The 20-year-old native of Clarksville, Iowa, also will take part in an exclusive meet-and-greet dinner for a limited number of guests before performing at 7:30 p.m. – Read more at QCOnline

Carrie Underwood Opens Up Post-Injury: “Now I’m Stronger Than Ever” (Redbook Cover Story – There were so many rumors online — that you’d had plastic surgery, that it was a publicity stunt. Did that bother you? I’m on some magazine every other week for something crazy. It’s a little sad, because the truth is just as interesting I wish I’d gotten some awesome plastic surgery to make this [scar] look better. But I try not to worry too much about it. My mom will be like, “Did you see they are saying this about you?” And I’ll be like, “Mama, I don’t care. I’m just trying to raise my son and live my life.” – Read more at Redbook

Bucky Covington to headline Boots & Roots Music Festival – “We’re definitely going to have an awesome time.” That’s how headlining act Bucky Covington referenced the Boots & Roots Music Festival concert to benefit veterans scheduled for Saturday at the Stanly County Fairgrounds. Covington said he has started his own record label. “The best thing about having your own record label is you don’t have anybody telling you what to do. You can do what you want to,” he said. As such, he will soon release a new single, followed by a few more songs, before releasing the album, a strategy used often when vinyl records ruled store shelves. – Read more at The Snap Online

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‘The Four’ Executive Producer David Friedman Teases What to Expect in the Season 2 Finale – With the finale coming up, what can fans expect? We hear Season 1 winner Evvie will return to perform her first single. David Friedman: We had Evvie and Zhavia in our comeback episode before the finale and we hinted at the fact that Evvie would be back to do her new single. [It’s] something she’s been working on really hard for the last three or four months since winning the show six months ago. I know she’s excited and I know Puff’s [judge Sean Combs] excited about everyone hearing the first single. She’ll do her own performance and it’s a single that will be downloadable the night of the finale. – TV Insider

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