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Kelly Clarkson Cancels Tour Dates to Rest Voice

Kelly Clarkson  was forced to withdraw from the remainder of her U.S. tour due to voice strain. “So bummed that I have to cancel some of my tour dates. This kills me, but doctors are saying I need to rest my voice,” Clarkson wrote in a series of tweets  Saturday. “I can’t wait to get healthy and see y’all back on the road soon. I hate canceling and I am truly sorry to my fans that have been excited to see this show. Please know that I never cancel anything unless it’s absolutely necessary.” Kelly Clarkson on Legal Weed & Backgammon With Reba Clarkson’s official site confirmed  that the singer was acting on “instruction by several doctors.” The affected dates include Sunday night’s performance in Vienna, Virginia, a pair of Florida concerts, a September 19th gig in Raleigh, North Carolina and the leg-ending stop the following night in Camden, New Jersey. Refunds for all six concerts are available at the point of purchase. As Entertainment Tonight notes , Clarkson suffered from some major vocal problems in June 2014 following the birth of her daughter, with the former American Idol winner revealing she thought she had lost her voice for good

Foo Fighters’ ‘Sonic Highways,’ Taylor Swift Win Creative Arts Emmys

Foo Fighters , Taylor Swift and Stevie Wonder  were among the winners at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Saturday night in Los Angeles, with Dave Grohl and company taking home a pair of awards for their HBO docuseries Sonic Highways  and Swift scoring her first Emmy. Emmys 2015: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Transparent’ Nominated Sonic Highways won two of its four nominations, earning Emmys in the Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming and Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming categories, with both wins for the travelogue’s Seattle episode. In both categories, Sonic Highways beat out Brett Morgen’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck , which was winless in all eight of its Creative Emmy nominations. Unfortunately for Grohl and crew, Sonic Highways lost Outstanding Informational Series or Special to Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown . Both Grohl and Morgen were defeated by Alex Gibney and his Scientology documentary Going Clear for the Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming Emmy. Swift scored her first ever Emmy in the Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Original Interactive Program, which the 1989 singer won for her AMEX Unstaged: Taylor Swift Experience special. Swift was elated about the win on social media, posting photos of the trophy that was overnight delivered to her: WHEN THEY OVERNIGHT YOU AN EMMY I DID NOT KNOW THIS WAS A THING — Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) September 12, 2015 Other music-related winners at the Creative Emmys include Inside Amy Schumer winning Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for “Girl, You Don’t Have to Wear Makeup” and the Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Tribute special taking the Outstanding Music Direction category. HBO’s Bessie Smith biopic Bessie scooped up four Emmys including Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or Special

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