Life after ‘American Idol’: Sundance Head, Ryan Seacrest, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson

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THE VOICE -- "Live Playoffs" Episode 1113A -- Pictured: Sundance Head -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

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Sundance Head, who almost landed in the top 12 season six on “American Idol,” made the top 12 nine years later on “The Voice” this week after the first live performance show on Monday.

His soulful sound on Keith Urban‘s “Blue Ain’t Your Color” was very different from the original. He was able to nab one of the three slots on Team Blake, courtesy of the fans in live voting. He has clearly matured since his “Idol” days. And he’s been building a fan base. He came in fourth on the MJ’s Big Blog among fans.

He has a realistic path to the finals.

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Ryan Seacrest isn’t getting married but his sister just did. He was his younger sister’s Man of Honor at her wedding a few days ago.

He posted a few Instagram photos of his sister Meredith and his mom Connie.

The wedding was held in Mexico. More details in People.

Meredith, executive director and COO of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, married Jimmy Leach, a senior executive at TOMS.

just stumbled upon this. Mom looking beautiful and regal!

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04:  Singer Carrie Underwood performs onstage at the Carnival Vista U.S. debut with Carrie Underwood and Godmother Miss USA to celebrate the Honor.Family.Fun Campaign and Operation Homefront at Carnival Vista, Manhattan Cruise Terminal on November 4, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Carnival Cruise Line)

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 04: Singer Carrie Underwood performs onstage at the Carnival Vista U.S. debut with Carrie Underwood and Godmother Miss USA to celebrate the Honor.Family.Fun Campaign and Operation Homefront at Carnival Vista, Manhattan Cruise Terminal on November 4, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Carnival Cruise Line)

Carrie Underwood honored 700 military families this past weekend at a private hour-long concert on Carnival Vista, the line’s largest ship.

She has never done a cruise herself and told Fox News she was too busy to do so yet.

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Kelly Clarkson posted a funny Tweet on Election Day:

Speaking of Justin Guarini, he is on Broadway and posted this on Twitter Tuesday:

Here is Clay Aiken‘s reaction after Donald Trump was elected president:

And Adam Lambert:

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Jennifer Hudson, who will be performing on NBC’s “Hairspray Live” next month, honored her late mom on Election Day. Her mom Darnell Donerson, who was murdered in 2008, would have been 66.


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