Sarah Grace: 5 Things To Know About The 15-Year-Old Powerhouse On ‘The Voice’

Sarah Grace is one to watch this season on ‘The Voice.’ As season 15 continues, get up to speed on all things Sarah Grace. Here’s what you need to know!

The Voice season 15 is underway, and Sarah Grace has emerged as a frontrunner. The 15-year-old singer from Texas, who is on Team Kelly, has wowed us week after week with her stellar performances. So, who is Sarah Grace? Check out these 5 essential facts about the singer.

1. Her first vocal lesson was with Kelly Clarkson! Sarah has been singing her entire life, but she admitted to Parade that she “never had a vocal lesson until I had a vocal lesson with Kelly Clarkson.” Sarah first wowed the judges with her performance of Janis Joplin’s “Ball and Chains” during the blind auditions. Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, and Blake Shelton turned their chairs for Sarah, and Sarah ultimately chose Kelly!

2. She can play the trumpet, too! Sarah plays a variety of instruments at her local high school, according to her NBC bio. This girl can do anything!

3. Sarah had synesthesia as a child. Synesthesia is a condition in which she would see colors in response to hearing music.  When she no longer had synesthesia, Sarah decided to pursue a career in music.

4. She’s in a band called Sarah Grace and The Soul. Sarah is in the band with Reagan Kimberly and Daniel Holder. The band was previously known as Campfire Soul. Sarah’s band is described as a “dynamic youth group with a passion for blues, rock, soul, and roots music.”

5. Sarah performed a unique rendition of “Amazing Grace” on The VoiceHer amazing top 10 performance will go down in The Voice history as one of the best. In the middle of her performance, she started playing the trumpet! This spin on the hymn was unlike anything we’d ever heard. This girl is just in high school, people!

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James Franco & Girlfriend Isabel Pakzad Couple Up at Brooks Brothers Holiday Celebration!

James Franco and girlfriend Isabel Pakzad happily strike a pose together while attending the Brooks Brothers Annual Holiday Celebration held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Sunday (December 09) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 40-year-old actor-director and his 25-year-old girlfriend were joined by Armie Hammer and his wife Elizabeth Chambers, as well as their adorable children Harper and Ford.

Brooks Brothers’ Madison Avenue store was transformed into a winter wonderland to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

James and Isabel have been going strong for almost a year now. They were first photographed together back in December 2017 in New York City.

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Jacquees Majorly Mocked By Fans & Fellow Artists After Claiming He’s The ‘King Of R&B’

People have a LOT to say on social media after Jacquees filmed a video calling himself the ‘King of R&B’ for this generation. Watch it here and check out some of the hilarious reactions from fans and other artists alike!

“I just want to let everybody know that I’m the King of R&B right now, for this generation,” Jacquees said in an Instagram video on Dec. 8. “I understand who came and who did that and that and that, but now it’s my turn. Jacquees is the King of R&B. I just heard it said and I’ve been feeling that. ATL, let’s get it. I’m the new King of R&B.” The video took a few days to marinate online, but by the end of the weekend, it garnered quite a bit of attention from people who didn’t quite agree with this bold statement.

“Okay, who died and made Jacquees the king of R&B?” someone tweeted. Another person added, “Jacquees should’ve never said he was the king of R&B.” Meanwhile, several people also threw in their two cents about who they felt was the actual “R&B King” of this generation. The general consensus was that Chris Brown should hold the title, and he responded by posting on his Instagram story, “I’m loving all the R&B love.” Meanwhile, J. Holiday posted a video slamming Jacquees for claiming he’s the King, and said there are only three people who can be considering “Kings of R&B,” although he didn’t name them specifically.

Fellow artist, Tank, also weighed in, saying R. Kelly is the real “King,” while also slamming Jacquees. “If you can’t go into the studio BY YOURSELF and make a hit record you’re not my king!” he wrote. “If you can’t sing it better live you’re not my king! I appreciate all the talent out there but we are using this word “King” way too loosely.”

Meanwhile, Jacquees seems to be ignoring the drama. Instead of responding to the hate, he spent the weekend celebrating his mother’s wedding, during which he gifted her with $100,000. Whoa!

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Lisa Armstrong hits back as she’s axed from Britain’s Got Talent

Lisa Armstrong took to Twitter to respond to reports she has been axed from Britain’s Got Talent following her divorce from Ant McPartlin last month.

She has worked as a senior make-up artist on the ITV talent competition for the last ten years, but over the weekend it was revealed she will not be back in 2019 because it was "untenable” to continue working with ex Ant.

A day after the news broke, Lisa appeared on social media to like and retweet messages of support from fans about her shock departure.

First Lisa re-shared one post that read: "Just saw you have been taken off BGT , I’m sorry to hear this if it’s true Lisa , it seems you are still getting punished for something you had no control over . You are amazing and so good to your followers with advice ect so carry on and sod em!"

Another fan told Lisa her axing from the show was ‘bloody ridiculous’ Why should [you] be punished?" they asked.

"Exactly hun x" Lisa responded.

Lisa, 42, then liked another post that brought up her ex-husband’s brush with the law.

"Poor lisaAmakeup, so she loses her job on BGT because Ant is obviously returning to work, but he is the one who got caught drink driving and cheated on her. Awful decision," said one Twitter user, to Lisa’s approval.

She also liked a slightly more hopeful post that read: "Hi – just read you’re being ‘axed’ from the next series of BGT. You’re very highly thought of in your field, and no doubt, you’ll get new offers to work on many other shows! :)"

As well as working on Britain’s Got Talent, Lisa has also been a key member of the Strictly Come Dancing make-up department.

But over the weekend it was revealed her part in the Ant and Dec fronted ITV reality show was now at an end.

A BGT insider said Lisa was leaving the show to ensure that Ant’s return to TV “goes smoothly with no unnecessary distractions."

The source added: “Although everyone is very fond of Lisa, it was clearly untenable to carry on working together.

“Ant and Dec are two of the most senior people on the show, sometimes these tough decisions have to be made.”

Friends of Lisa, 42, said that she had been expecting to be dropped.

A pal added: “Lisa was officially told last week but knew it was coming for months. She’s a freelancer so doesn’t have the same protection as a full-time employee.”

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Zoë Kravitz and mom Lisa Bonet do lunch in Brooklyn

Zoë Kravitz and Lisa Bonet were all smiles as they enjoyed lunch at Cafe Mogador in Williamsburg on Friday. The daughter and mother met up with friends and Bonet’s youngest daughter, Lola, 11, a day before Bonet’s husband, Jason Momoa, hosted “SNL.”

An onlooker said of Zoë, who lives in the neighborhood with fiancé Karl Glusman, “She was so sweet with her sister. She was doting over her. And she’s the absolute image of her mom.”

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Kandi Burruss Vows To Steer Clear Of Confronting Porsha About Relationship Ever Again

After Kandi Burruss caused ‘RHOA’ drama by gossiping about Porsha Williams’ man’s, past, she’s now steering clear of getting involved in her castmate’s relationship drama in the future. Watch here!

Kandi Burruss and Porsha Williams have been at odds during the last few episodes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and it all stemmed from rumors Kandi was spreading about Porsha’s new man, Dennis McKinley. After hearing rumors that Dennis had allegedly cheated in the past, and that he allegedly has several exes’ names tattooed on him, amongst other things, Kandi spilled the tea to fellow RHOA castmates, and news that she was gossiping got back to Porsha. The ladies finally hashed out their drama over the situation during the Dec. 9 episode, and Porsha made it clear that she didn’t want Kandi getting involved in her love life anymore.

Luckily, she doesn’t have to worry about that — Kandi is 100% steering clear of anything involving Porsha and Dennis, who are now engaged and expecting their first child, these days. “Let’s be clear. When we all started this season, to me, I’m like…okay, he’s a new guy. It doesn’t really matter,” Kandi explained on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Dec. 9. “I didn’t think it was going to be taken to heart. I didn’t realize their relationship was going to accelerate so quickly and become a family. Once she and he became a family, I was like…I’m done!”

However, Kandi still stands by her decision to confront Porsha with the news she learned about Dennis, and told Andy Cohen that she felt Porsha would’ve reacted differently to the information if it came from someone who she was on better terms with. “She and I, we weren’t in the best of places [when I told her],” Kandi explained. “I ran the information past some of the girls to see if I should even have the conversation with Porsha. I didn’t mind having the conversation myself. What you saw tonight — we had the conversation. I feel like Porsha…she just didn’t want to know from me.”

Kandi’s Xscape bandmate, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, appeared with her on WWHL, and Kandi looked to her for assurance. “Tiny, if someone knows something, you be wanting to know right?” she asked, to which Tiny confirmed she most definitely would. Clearly, Kandi’s prodding didn’t take a toll on Porsha and Dennis’ relationship — they’re very happy to this day, and are excitedly awaiting the birth of their first baby together. Aw!

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Ellie Goulding in a sheer ruffled nightie with platform sneakers: ridiculous or fun?

Can you imagine if it was a key part of your job to show up to events looking ridiculous so that people would talk about you? There are several singers who do this regularly, and at least three of them were at the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball in London over the weekend. (There were some more British stars there who also probably use this tactic, but I didn’t recognize them.) Here’s Ellie Goulding, in what looks like a perfectly acceptable workout or performance outfit (white crop top, white high waist shorts) with a sheer ruffled nightgown over it. Look at her expression it’s like she’s saying “I know how this looks. Whatever, I’m comfortable.” I appreciate her bemused approach. Plus those platform sneakers and giant rhinestone earrings are a nice touch. Ellie is sporting an impressive rock on her hand. I forgot/didn’t care that she’s engaged to an art dealer who works for Sothebys. I wonder what kind of wedding dress she’ll wear and if she’ll go traditional or outrageous.

Speaking of outrageous, here’s Rita Ora, who once used to look as out of place as Ellie but is now kind of owning it. At some recent point Rita transitioned from fug as hell to way overdressed for events. (I should say she vacillates from fug to overdressed because she still dresses fug often.) Rita is wearing Moschino, which I know because this is the very look that Kendall Jenner modeled on the runway this fall. I would wear the hell out of those tights, but I would wear them with a plain outfit and let the tights do the talking. I would love to see Rita out with Andrew Garfield. They’re maybe a thing now.

Halsey was there, and in terms of looking bad she usually phones it in, like she’s half-assing the fuggery while Rita is the queen. Halsey wore her best silver Sandy from Grease pants along with an artfully half open half-tucked in shirt with her bra showing. She really needed to button that shirt one button off to complete the look. That star shirt is really cute though, I would wear that. Her hair is so choppy and uneven it looks like one of those first grade haircuts given by an overtired mom but that’s as deliberate as her hanging shirt. Somehow she still looks gorgeous. How does she do that?

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Mel B rushed to hospital as Spice Girl undergoes three-hour emergency surgery

Scary Spice Mel B put the frighteners on her fans after spending three hours in surgery.

The 43-year-old has suffered two broken ribs and a severed right hand and was rushed to hospital in New York.

Posting a picture with her arm in giant purple foam protector, she has so far kept the reason behind her mystery accident under wraps.

The Spice Girl has been on a whirlwind tour promoting her new book Brutally Honest, an autobiography laying bare her alleged abusive marriage to former husband Stephen Belafonte .

She was forced to cancel her latest signing after heading to America but promised to reschedule.

She posted on Instagram: "Suffering two broken ribs, a severed right hand needing emergency care, to having had to have over a 3 hr surgery to repair the damage hence the purple sling.

"I’ve had to unfortunately cancel my book signing today in NY, I apologise to each and everyone of you who bought their tickets to meet me today. I’m absolutely gutted but I can assure you it WILL happen at a later date. I promise.

"For now my right hand/arm is all stitched up and I’m trying to keep still to heal my broken ribs, ohhh the pain, but I’m in super safe hands with the care of everyone here at the hospital!!!!! thank you all for understanding, I love you all #accidentshappen #hospital #needtimetoheal."

Mel and the Spice Girls have recently revealed they are to tour together again this summer – minus Victoria Beckham.

In her book she claimed the split from her ex-husband, father of her 11-year-old daughter Angel, left her with less than £800 in the bank.

She said her £80 million fortune was controlled by Belafonte during their decade-long marriage.

Mel alleges her former husband seized control of her finances, and that he made her feel "ugly and worthless".

She said: "In the past 20-something years of my life, I have made more than £80 million.

"When I met my second husband, I had a house and a loft apartment in LA and a good career. When I left him I walked away with $936 (£729) in a bank."

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Pregnant Amy Schumer keeps posting puking videos: gross or understandable?

I’m one of those people who gets sick to my stomach when I see someone else getting sick. If it’s in a movie and is obviously fake (e.g. that awesome Elijah Wood movie I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore) it doesn’t bother me like a real video or worse, someone in person doing it. If I can smell it I might have to throw up too. So I got kind of pukey after seeing Amy Schumer’s latest vomiting video and I’m still making that disgusted face grimace frown. If I wasn’t writing about this I wouldn’t have watched the video, where Amy brings us into a public bathroom when she does the deed. I’m posting it here because what the hell plus I want to spread the disgust, like that video from The Ring. Amy is in her second trimester of pregnancy and had to be hospitalized briefly about a month ago for hyperemesis, which is severe nausea in pregnancy and can be serious. She had to postpone some standup dates due to that, but she’s also gone through with many, like the one she did an hour and a half after recording this video.

Deep in my second trimester and all i can say is nope! Yesterday i did a show 90 minutes later #soblessed #godsmiracle #lepainbathroom 🦄

This isn’t even the first video Amy has posted where she’s throwing up. On November 28, Amy posted a video where she’s getting sick into a cup in the passenger seat of a car. That one was shot by a documentarian who is filming her for an upcoming special. She wrote that it was her response to racist Cindy Hyde-Smith winning her runoff victory in Mississippi so props for that. After that incident Amy went on to perform that night, but then she took time to rest and canceled some dates. She’s back at it now though despite the fact that she’s still getting sick.

When I was pregnant I only got sick the first trimester. I memorably threw up a little on the street when walking home after a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. It must suck to be sick like that throughout your entire pregnancy, I can’t imagine what that’s like. It’s bad enough to deal with the acid reflux, the water retention, having to pee all the time and not being able to get comfortable when you’re trying to sleep.

As for whether this is disgusting, yes it is. However a lot of women can relate, she’s showing the reality of some pregnancies and I’m giving Amy a pass. She’s trying to show fans who paid for tickets how bad she feels and yet she’s still putting on shows. Plus she’s probably one of those people who can watch other people throw up and not feel anything. I would say I envy those people because I wish I was like that, but I suspect they’re just cold-hearted. (Don’t @me I’m only stirring up sh-t.)

Also Amy is doing a clothing line for women of all sizes, it’s called Le Cloud and launches at Saks Off Fifth in a few days. (Not an ad, I’m just giving specifics. Some of these photos are from an ad she shot for it at the end of October.) Unlike other celebrity clothing lines Amy does seem committed to providing options for all women, and not just doing it for marketing purposes. They have solid dark color basics and I would wear the clothing. I try to mix it up but I usually end up wearing black and grey separates.

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“Women have been made to feel so bad about themselves, it feels great to take the reins and be like, ‘None of that,’” @AmySchumer tells @RomyOltuski of the new size-inclusive clothing line, @LeCloudClothing, that she created with stylist @LeesaEvansStyle. The clothing, which goes up to size 20, ranges from $38 to $248. “You can walk in a room and not worry about your clothes anymore: ‘Is this showing? Is this pulling?’” she says. For this shoot for our January issue, she called up some of her closest friends to model it with her, including Leesa, comedy singer @BridgetEverett, and comedian @MarinayFranklin. More on her new feel-good fashion line at the link in bio. | Photographed by @marcelokrasilcic, styled by @leesaevansstyle

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BTS Involved in Car Accident in Taiwan – Are They Okay?

BTS (Bangtan Boys) was recently involved in a car accident in Taiwan. The collision, which reportedly involved several vehicles, including BTS’ van and a taxi, occurred on an expressway on Sunday, December 9 when the seven-member group was heading back to their hotel following their concert at the Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium.

Following the news, the group’s agency Big Hit Entertainment released a statement on Monday to assure ARMYs that all seven members of BTS are fine. “After the concert in Taiwan, there was a minor car accident,” the statement read. “None of the members sustained injuries, and they have returned to their dorms. There will be no problems in their future schedules.”

Earlier, there was a speculation that the accident was caused by “sasaeng” fans who were following the cars of BTS and their crew. Regarding this issue, Big Hit stated, “It wasn’t the car the fans were in, but the car the members were in that got into the collision.”

BTS held their concert at the Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium on December 8 and 9 as part of their “Love Yourself Tour”. They will next head to Japan for a two-day concert at Nagoya Dome on January 12 and 13, 2019.

Leading up to the end of the year, the “DNA” hitmakers are set to perform at a number of award shows, including in Japan on December 12 and on December 14 in Hong Kong for Mnet’s 2018 MAMA. They are also scheduled to attend the SBS 2018 Gayo Daejun on December 25.

BTS recently added another international feat to their already impressive titled. They nabbed a Grammy Award nomination in the best recording package category for their album “Love Yourself: Tear”, honoring the work of art director HuskyFox for outstanding album visuals. The group became the first K-Pop act to score a Grammy Award nomination.

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