NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017!

Kelly Clarkson tells Variety magazine that she likes The Voice better than American Idol because you get to mentor more on The Voice.  Kelly added, “On ‘Idol,’ you can’t really have a relationship. And I, as you can tell, love talking and having relationships.”  The Voice enters the battle round stage next week while Idol premieres sometime in 2018!
Garth Brooks tells Billboard magazine that he is exhausted as his tour comes to an end. “We’re exhausted, but this thing has gotten to a frenzied state where every time you take the stage, it’s such a freaking buzz.”  The tour wraps in Newark, NJ on December 2nd.
Lauren Alaina is coming back to TV in a feature film. CMT has announced it will air Road Less Traveled, a film released earlier this year and starring the American Idol in her first acting role.  Look for Lauren in Road Less Traveled, the movie, premiering Friday, November 10, at 10/9c on CMT.