Former Nickelodeon Star Leaves Katy Perry Flustered on American Idol. First there was a 90 Day Fiance star on American Idol, now? A former Nickelodeon actor is giving his all on Idol. Nick Merico, 22, appeared in four seasons of Nickelodeon's Every Witch Way as Daniel Miller. The series, which is about a teenage girl who moves to a new town and learns she's a witch, ran from 2014-2018. Merico told judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan he discovered singing with The Sound of Music, then got heavily in to pop music. He called Every Witch Way his big break, and said the experience was amazing, but "at the bottom of my heart I knew music was always what I wanted to do and that's where my soul lies." Merico sang "Back to Black" by Amy Winehouse and played the piano while singing the famous song. "That's what I'm talking about, OK!" Richie told him. "Nick, man, can you prepare him on the girl's screaming?" Bryan asked Perry and Richie. "You know you're a handsome gentleman, correct?" Perry said. Perry was clearly taken by him. "If it all goes well my friend, you can be famous," Richie said. "Nick, there are some people who can sing better than you but may be missing other pieces of the puzzle. But you want to be here because you're talented, right? And you're a real artist, right? So, make sure to focus on that," Perry said. "OK, I'm going to have to vote because I can't look anymore." He got a "yes" from all three judges and made his way to the Hollywood round. His other acting credits include Trico Tri Happy Halloween, The Haunted Hathaways and Charlie's Angels, the rebooted series. American Idol airs Sundays and Mondays at 8 p.m. on ABC. (Eonline)

If Travis Scott's gonna have to wait to repair his relationship with Kylie Jenner because they're both too busy ... at least he's making a ton of money in the process. We're told Travis has joined some elite company after his February 8 Astroworld concert at The Forum sold out and grossed a whopping $1.7 million. Yup, nearly $2 million for ONE SHOW. We're told he sold more than 16,300 tickets. This is huge for Travis because the sellout means Travis is only one of a few artists to have repeat sellouts at The Forum in a 12-month period. He also sold out shows on December 19 and 20. To put this feat in perspective ... Travis now joins legends like Garth Brooks, Juan Gabriel, The Grateful Dead, Janet Jackson, Lady Gaga, Sting and Michael Jackson to accomplish repeat sellouts since 1990. And, get this ... the $1.7M is the highest-grossing, single-night engagement of the Astroworld tour. #Goosebumps. But, while the rapper continues stockpiling career accolades, it's been rocky waters at home. As we first reported ... Travis and Kylie haven't had a chance to fully repair their relationship after she accused him of cheating, largely in part to each building their own empires. For what it's worth ... Travis has just 10 more dates left on his tour. (TMZ)

Fyre Festival merch to be auctioned off to support victims. It's a Fyre sale. As Billy McFarland sits in prison, some of the money he owes to victims of his scam will be paid back through a sale of merch left over from his failed festival. Vulture has confirmed that the US Marshals' New York office will be selling two boxes of swag. Officials told the site, "We have an assortment of the 'real thing' Fyre Festival-branded T-shirts, sweatpants, sweatshirts, hats, wristbands and medallions." The box was turned over by McFarland's attorney, with the money from the sale going back to victims. "Our objective always is to get the funds back to the victims as fast as we can," the Marshals' office said. While there is plenty of counterfeit merch on eBay, there are listings for "authentic" items going for around $60. The priciest item is a cut Fyre Fest wristband, with bids starting at $1,000. A hat is going for $600. Meanwhile, you can get a new shirt featuring Andy King -- who said in the Netflix doc "Fyre" that he was "fully prepared" to have oral sex with a customs agent to get water for concertgoers. (PageSix)


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