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Katharine McPhee Drops New Summer Bop 'Heart Goes Dumb' - Listen Now!

Katharine McPhee just surprised her fans by dropping a new song and it’s a total bop that will be your anthem for the rest of the summer.

The 34-year-old entertainer, currently starring on Broadway in the musical Waitress, released her song “Heart Goes Dumb” on Soundcloud.

“who’s in need of a song to dance to this weekend? should i help with that…?👀🚨,” Kat tweeted before dropping the song in celebration of reaching 500,000 followers on Instagram.

“Thank you soooo much, ALL HALF A MILLION OF YOU, for all the love and support you have given me throughout the past few months. As a token of my appreciation, I decided to do something special today and put this unreleased song out & give you something fun to jam to this summer!” she added on Instagram.

Kat is also holding a contest for four lucky winners to meet her and get a backstage tour at a performance of Waitress before she leaves the diner on August 19. Go to her page for more details!

Katharine McPhee Reveals Her Engagement Ring with a Touching Note About Her Late Father

Katharine McPhee steps out on the red carpet at the 2018 Oceana SeaChange Summer Party held at a private residence on Saturday (July 21) in Laguna Beach, Calif.

The actress promised fans she’d still be in attendance at the event after the tragic passing of her father. If you missed the news, Katharine announced this week that her father had passed away.

That same day, Katharine revealed her engagement ring from David Foster on her Instagram account.

“It’s been a hard week. Lots of tears but I want to thank my friends and family for all the love and support. My dad was so happy for me. My ring was the last thing I showed my dad before he passed and makes me smile when I look at this as a reminder of our last conversation,” she wrote in her touching post. “And now I’m ready to share with all of you what has been my sunshine amongst this painful loss. My love wisely said to me the other day that ‘death is the only thing that is 100 percent inevitable and the thing we are least prepared for.’ So today we’re celebrating life and not forgetting love.”

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Katharine McPhee's Father Daniel Passes Away

Katharine McPhee just shared the extremely sad news that her father Daniel has passed away.

The 34-year-old entertainer took to her Instagram to pay tribute to her dad and share some sweet family photos.

“I can’t believe I’m even writing this….But it is with heavy heart that I share that my sweet sweet Papa left this earth yesterday morning. We as a family are completely heartbroken and devastated,” Katharine wrote.

She added, “He was my biggest fan, my biggest champion, always telling me to ‘Give em hell kid!’ He was so kind and caring and made sure we knew how much he loved us. Not sure my heart will ever be the same. I’m so sad he missed my Broadway debut. But when I return to the stage next week I hope he can watch it in peace and from up above. Thank you to all my friends who’ve been so loving and supportive these last 48 hours. I love you Papa. I already miss you so much. This hurts. 💔”

Our thoughts are with Katherine and her family during this difficult time.

Katharine McPhee & Fiance David Foster Snuggle Up in Bryant Park!

Katharine McPhee and David Foster are looking so happy together!

The Waitress star and the music producer were spotted snuggling up together while Katharine rehearsed for Broadway in Bryant Park on Thursday (July 12) in Bryant Park in New York City.

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The annual free series of open-air lunch-hour performances, presented by 106.7 LITE FM, kicked off that same day with performances from the casts of Waitress, Chicago, Stomp and SpongeBob SquarePants.

Kat is ready for the next run of shows: “okayy we’re back on! happy to be back on my second leg of my run at @waitressmusical. who’s coming to see me?” she wrote on Instagram.

Kat and David confirmed their engagement at the beginning of the month.

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Katharine McPhee Responds to Critics of Her Engagement

Katharine McPhee got engaged this past week to David Foster and she doesn’t care what people have to say about their relationship.

The 34-year-old entertainer took to Twitter on Friday (July 6) to tell critics that there are more important things for them to be worrying about these days.

“y’all should be worrying more about registering to vote and midterm elections than who’s marrying me,” Kat tweeted. “thank you for coming to my TED talk.”

David‘s daughters Erin and Sara Foster have spoken out with their approval of the relationship.