Pentatonix is losing a member. Singer Avi Kaplan announced on Facebook that he is leaving the A cappella group. Kaplan said in a video, “Throughout my career with Pentatonix, that pace has always been a really big struggle for me.” The singer will finish all currently schedule shows throughout Asia and the United States with the group.
Simon Cowell told Extra on Thursday that he was approached about returning to American Idol but he said “no” . Cowell left the show in 2010 and said he has “no interest “in coming back. “My memories are when we first started. It was a different time with Randy, Ryan, Paula . You can’t recreate that.” ABC has not yet announced any information regarding judges for the reboot.
Ludacris and Vanessa Hudgens are set to host the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. This will be the rapper’s fourth time hosting and the first for Vanessa. Both hosts shared the news on social media. Vanessa posted, “I’m so unbelievably excited to host host the @BBMAs this year with @Ludacris!”Ludacris shared a promo video with the caption, “I’M BACK FOR YEAR NUMBER 4 so I must be doing something right!