Frenchie hits Broadway; Idol love songs debut at #2, Kelly’s record at #3.

Frenchie hits Broadway; Idol love songs debut at #2, Kelly’s record at #3.
Former American Idol 2 finalist Frenchie Davis will debut on Broadway in Rent May 16, Playbill reports. Frenchie be an ensemble player who sings one of the soloist parts in “Seasons of Love.” … The compilation album from the other American Idol 2 finalists, American Idol Season 2: All Time Classic American Love Songs, debuted at number two on the Billboard Hot 200 chart. It sold just over 100,000 copies, reports. On its heels is Kelly Clarkson’s debut album, which stayed at number three for the second week in a row (after debuting three weeks ago at number one).

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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