The Voice recap: Gwen Stefani loses her last two artists

On Tuesday’s episode of The Voice, the eight artists who performed Monday learned that TSoul, from Team Blake Shelton, Vanessa Ferguson from Alicia Keys’ team and Hunter Plake and Brennley Brown – both from Team Gwen Stefani — were sent home. Plake and Brown were eliminated on a one-hour results show. They lost an “Instant Save” vote to Team Adam Levine’s Jesse Larson. Prior to the vote, Brown, Plake and Larson sang for an opportunity to […]

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Lorde says when she’s home, “I never feel like the coolest person in the room”

Becoming a global, Grammy-winning superstar while you’re still in your teens is enough to give anyone a huge ego, but Lorde says all she needs to do to stay grounded is to go back to her home country of New Zealand. “That’s why I am so passionate about going home,” she tells ELLE magazine for its June Women in Music cover story, now on newsstands. “Most of my friends are people I knew before I […]

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The Voice recap: The semifinals begin with the top eight performing

The semifinals kicked off on Monday’s edition of The Voice, a show that saw the remaining eight artists compete for America’s vote, advised by their coaches, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Alicia Keys. The eight semifinalists each performed a new song on his or her own, and a duet with another artist. Host Carson Daly announced that in a Voice first, the duets, in addition to the solo performances, were eligible for viewer votes by […]

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Lady Gaga’s mom says she and the singer “steal each other’s clothes”

We’re not sure if she’d ever be caught dead in meat dress, but Lady Gaga‘s mom claims that she and her famous daughter share their wardrobes, just like many mothers and daughters do. On Monday, Cynthia Germanotta, the real-life mother of Mother Monster, did a Tumbler Answer Time on a mental health and wellness platform called Post It Forward, to promote her and Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation.  In addition to talking about the Foundation, […]

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Could Katy Perry be joining revived American Idol?

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Katy Perry is in “active talks” to join the ABC revival of American Idol.  An ABC rep would not comment for The Hollywood Reporter story, but signing Katy would be a huge boost for the new Idol after two of its most famous contestants — original champ Kelly Clarkson and season-three finalist Jennifer Hudson — joined NBC’s The Voice. Katy served as a guest judge during auditions during season nine […]

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New Tracks from Adam Lambert and Andy Grammer on Captain Underpants soundtrack

Andy Grammer is going to become a dad this summer, so maybe that’s why he’s donated a new song to the soundtrack of a movie that kids will love. Andy’s one of several artists who have recorded new songs for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, based on the multi-million selling kids’ book series by Dav Pilkey.  In case you’re not familiar, it’s about two kids name George and Harold who hypnotize their school principal […]

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Demi Lovato plans album later this year, talks new Fabletics line of workout gear

Demi Lovato has a lot going on.  In addition to her newly announced line of athletic wear — a partnership with Kate Hudson’s Fabletics line — she’s also planning the follow-up to her album Confident. “I’m working on my album right now and I just announced that I’m coming out with a YouTube series, so that’s very exciting,” Demi said at the launch of her Demi Lovato for Fabletics line this week.  She mentioned that […]

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For “Green Light” video, Lorde wanted to look like “any of the young people who listen to my music”

When Lorde returned to the spotlight with her new single “Green Light,” she knew the song’s video would be the first time fans had seen her in about three years.  That’s why she says that while making it, she wanted to look like one of them. In a behind-the-scenes interview for Vevo, Lorde explains that in her previous videos, “I always had dark lipstick on and I was in a weird kind of outfit.”  She […]

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Seacrest says Kelly would submitted make a “fantastic” American Idol judge, but rep says she’s not confirmed

Ever since it was announced that American Idol is returning to the airwaves, fans have wanted to know two things about the rebooted show: who’ll host it, and who’ll judge it?  TMZ reported that Kelly Clarkson’s team is already clearing her schedule because ABC is “seriously interested” in her as a judge — but don’t paint her name on the dressing room door just yet. Kelly’s rep tells ABC Radio that at this point, there […]

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Jennifer Hudson joining The Voice as a coach for season 13

She became a star thanks to American Idol, but now, Jennifer Hudson is joining the lineup of another reality singing competition: The Voice. NBC announced Wednesday that this fall, J-Hud will be a coach on season 13 of the Emmy-winning series, alongside Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and the returning Miley Cyrus. Jennifer already served as a coach on the U.K. version of The Voice earlier this year.  In a statement, an NBC executive said of […]

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