Sundance documentary highlights Imagine Dragons singer’s mission to protect LDS LGBTQ teens

How do you stop rising suicide rates among Latter-day Saint lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth? For Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds, the answers are love and listening. Reynolds’ crusade is the focus of “Believer,” a Live Nation Productions documentary released at Sundance Film Festival this week. “Believer” follows Reynolds as he wrestles […]

Lindsey Stirling advances to finals on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Violinist Lindsey Stirling is one of four celebrity competitors advancing to the finals of “Dancing With the Stars.” Stirling along with singer Jordan Fisher, HGTV’s Drew Scott and actor Frankie Muniz claimed their spots in the reality TV show’s finals on Monday night. Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy were sent home a […]

Kirby Heyborne’s career as audio book narrator flourishing

You’ve seen him on television in an array of national commercials for companies like AT&T, La Quinta, Target, Best Buy, Jack In the Box, Wendy’s, Honda, Volkswagen, Liberty Mutual, Verizon and CarMax, to name a few. You’ve seen him on the big screen in movies like “The Best Two Years,” “Saints and Soldiers” and “The […]

Lindsey Stirling is out of this world with perfect score on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Lindsey Stirling took a step out of this world with her science fiction film-themed dance on “Dancing With the Stars” Monday night. Earning a perfect 40 out of 40, Stirling and professional dancer partner Mark Ballas performed a mad scientist Argentine Tengo to “Human” by Sevdaliza. The four judges — which included guest judge and singer Shania […]

Lindsey Stirling shows elegant side on Disney Night with ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Violinist Lindsey Stirling showed off her elegant side during her performance on “Dancing With the Stars” Monday night. “I think what I love most about that is this week was you didn’t go quirky,” said judge Carrie Ann Anaba. “Every week you’ve brought a little quirk, artistry. This was classic. This was stunning. It was […]

Broadway star Sutton Foster, “Downton Abbey” star join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for 2017 Christmas concerts

Broadway award-winning actress Sutton Foster and “Downton Abbey” actor Hugh Bonneville are joining the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for its annual Christmas concerts in December, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced Thursday morning. “Sutton Foster’s crystal-clear voice and vibrant stage presence will pair wonderfully with the Choir and Orchestra. She will be an absolute delight for audiences,” […]

Energetic dance advances Lindsey Stirling on DWTS Latin Night A high dose of energy and Latin flavor raised Lindsey Stirling’s score on “Dancing With the Stars” Tuesday night. Stirling, who survived the first round of eliminations on Monday night, performed a salsa dance to “Mani​ ​Picao​ ​(Salsaton Remix)”  by Ricky​ ​Campanelli. “You realize that up until a week ago my hips had never done […]

Lindsey Stirling survives first round elimination on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Lindsey Stirling survived the first round elimination on “Dancing With the Stars” as “Shark Tank” star Barbara Corcoran was the first star sent packing. With her quickstep during ballroom week, Stirling and partner Mark Ballas fell from the top to the middle of the pack with a score of 21. Three couples topped the leaderboard with […]

Donny Osmond posts tender picture of meeting his 10th grandchild

Roughly a month after meeting his ninth grandchild, Donny Osmond welcomed his 10th grandchild. On Tuesday, Osmond posted a picture of him meeting his newest grandson, Willem River Osmond. His two newest grandchildren were born roughly a month apart. In August, Osmond announced the birth of his ninth grandchild, Peder Clark Osmond. The Osmonds have 10 grandchildren: nine […]

Twinning is winning: Seven local celebrity lookalikes

Each year we ask readers to submit their local celebrity lookalikes — and every year, they deliver almost-famous faces. This year’s collection of civilian clones includes staple starlets, a quirky Food Network personality and even an LDS apostle! Are these seven locals stunt-double worthy? Take a look and decide for yourself. Guess which celebrity for […]

Eagle Mountain’s Brady Bills strikes a chord for David Archuleta

As told to Lindsey Williams I started playing violin when I was a kid. It was awkward to hold under my chin, so when I was 4 or 5 I practiced with the violin in my lap. After seeing that, my mom decided I should try guitar lessons instead. My first real paying gig was […]

Lindsey Stirling joins ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast for Season 25

It’s official #dancingwiththestars #teamSTARK A post shared by Lindsey Stirling (@lindseystirling) on Sep 6, 2017 at 6:07am PDT Violinist Lindsey Stirling announced she will join the cast of “Dancing With the Stars” for Season 25, she announced Wednesday. Stirling — who is paired with dancer Mark Ballas — has already given the celebrity dance partners […]

LDS teen Evie Clair performs in ‘America’s Got Talent’ semifinals LDS thirteen-year-old Evie Clair continued her journey on “America’s Got Talent” with a performance of “Yours” in the show’s semifinals. While Clair’s angelic voice captures the hearts of America, her story pulls at the country’s heartstrings. Her father, Amos Abplanalp, was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer a year ago with a 5 percent […]

Ryan Hamilton’s one-hour, stand-up comedy routine now on Netflix

Here is a reason to smile — Ryan Hamilton’s show is available on Netflix today. The BYU alumnus joins the line of stand-up comedians on Netflix with an hour-long routine called “Happy Face.” This new routine includes familiar jokes — like Hamilton’s inability to look anything but happy — and new material. And, in a […]

From hospital bed, Evie Clair’s father reacts to America saving daughter on AGT

Evie Clair was amongst the bottom three last night on “America’s Got Talent,” but after America voted, Clair got to continue on to the semifinals. Clair, Eric Jones and The Masqueraders were announced as part of the bottom three at the beginning of the live elimination show last night. To stay on the show, America […]

Utah-Tube: ‘Studio C’ attempts to clear up bizarre Mormon misconceptions

“Studio C” released a new comedy sketch about the misconceptions of Mormonism, only this time the misconceptions are wild, wacky and sure to spark some laughter. Friends from college reconnect at a mutual friend’s wedding where one friend (played by Mallory Everton) good-naturedly tries to help her Mormon friend (Whitney Call) live her religion. From […]

Utah-Tube: GENTRI encourages being ‘The One’ in new video shot in India

GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio released a new video called “One” about the lessons they learned in India about the power and influence of “The One.” “It only takes one life to make a difference,” trio member Brad Robins said at the end of the “One” video. The trio worked with Rising Star Outreach, an organization […]

Donny Osmond shares precious picture of meeting his newest grandson for the first time

#AGoodDayIncludes meeting my sweet new grandson. I’d like to introduce you to Peder Clark Osmond. — Donny Osmond (@donnyosmond) August 8, 2017 Donny Osmond is beyond puppy love after posting a picture of him holding his newest grandson, Peder Clark Osmond, on Tuesday. On Friday, Osmond tweeted to announce the arrival of his newest […]

LDS teen advances to the live show on ‘America’s Got Talent’ with another emotional song In another emotional performance, 13-year-old Evie Clair performed once again on “America’s Got Talent” and was advanced to the live show for her special performance. The LDS girl from Florence, Arizona performed the song “I Try” by Macy Gray, a song that meant a lot to her. “A lot of things are happening right […]

Utah-Tube: Lindsey Stirling starts the week with Selena Gomez cover

Lindsey Stirling is kicking off Monday morning the right way with a new video featuring Kurt Hugo Schneider. In the video, Stirling shows off her mad violin and dancing skills to the song “It Ain’t Me” by pop star Selena Gomez and DJ/songwriter Kygo. Schneider, an American video editor, producer, musician, singer and songwriter,  is […]

Top 10 moments with ‘Studio C’ to celebrate one billion views

The beloved clean-comedy sketch group “Studio C” took to Facebook on Thursday to announce they laughed their way to one billion views. In honor of their success, here are 10 of our favorite “Studio C” moments. 1. Scott Sterling kicks it out of the park The most popular sketch from “Studio C” is the notorious video of […]

Alex Boye replaces ‘Hamilton’ star for Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s Pioneer Day Concert

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced today Alex Boye will be replacing Christopher Jackson as the guest artist for the Pioneer Day Concert. The switch came after Jackson’s unavoidable conflict with filming for his TV series. According to choir officials, Jackson is disappointed in his scheduling conflict and looks forward to working with the orchestra in the future. […]

‘Hamilton’ actor will perform with Mormon Tabernacle Choir at Pioneer Day concert

Broadway star Christopher Jackson will perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square as part of the Pioneer Day celebration on Temple Square. Jackson — who won a Grammy Award for his performance as George Washington in the Broadway play “Hamilton” — is the guest artist at the “Music for a Summer Evening” […]

Lifetime announces actress who will play Elizabeth Smart in movie

Lifetime announced actress Alana Boden will play Elizabeth Smart in the forthcoming film, “I Am Elizabeth Smart,” according to Deadline. Boden stars in “Ride,” a TV series on Nickelodeon series about an equestrian boarding school. Skeet Ulrich, known for “Riverdale” and “Jericho,” will portray Brian David Mitchell, the man who kidnapped Smart. Deirdre Lovejoy, from “The Blacklist” and “The Wire,” […]