David Archuleta to perform in Pocatello on Friday – Archuleta didn’t always have plans to become a music artist. Throughout his childhood, he wanted to be zookeeper, a dentist and even a social worker. Even though he kept changing his mind, he always knew that he wanted to connect to people in some way. Obviously, Archuleta didn’t become a zookeeper or a social worker, but he was able to find a special way of interacting with others. “Music is way to connect with people,” Archuleta said. “I’ve always wanted to connect with people, to tell stories and hear peoples stories, and I get to do that through writing songs.” – Read more at Idaho State Journal
Kris Allen’s Bass Face
Paula Abdul Returns to tour after Injury
She had to take 5-7 days due to doctor’s orders after a knee injury.
— Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul) June 16, 2017
American Idol Season 10 Reunion
— SteFano Langone (@Stefano) June 16, 2017
Man! Super inspired. Got to spend some time with @Stefano today & hear some of his music. It’s incredible ???
— Pia Toscano (@PiaToscano) June 16, 2017
Simon Cowell Planning Grenfell Fire Benefit Single – Like so many British citizens, America’s Got Talent judge Simon Cowell was horrified by the images from the Grenfell Tower fire that took the lives of 17 people earlier this week in London. Because he’s a music mogul, Cowell said he’s going to do something about it, teasing plans to announce an all-star single to raise money for “the many people affected by the tragedy.” In a tweet on Thursday night (June 15), Cowell said he was “making calls tonight.” Cowell’s address book runs deep, as the former American Idol judge and Syco Records boss has a roster that includes Louis Tomlinson, Little Mix, Il Divo and Fifth Harmony among many others. – Read more at Billboard.com