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Scott Borchetta Speaks Out About The Quentin/Harry Brouhaha 


   Through all the years that I have been watching American Idol, Ihave never seen such a spectacle as what was displayed on the Wednesday, April 15th Performance show. Whether it was scripted or spontaneous, it was quite a ride. I still giggle like a school girl when I think about it.  In a nutshell, […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV Top 7/6 Show: The American Classics


   Picture Credit: American Idol This in from AmericanIdol.Com: “This week, our Top 7 will be doubling down, delivering two performances each!  What’s more exciting is this particular playlist was actually generated by YOU. We’re calling the night “American Classics”, stuffed with those iconic tracks that move you and take you back. On Wednesday, you’re getting 14 […]

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Spoilers And iTunes Links For The Voice Season 8 Top 12 Show


Okay, let’s try this again, shall we?  Obviously MJs is more reliable and trustworthy than The Voice Wikipedia page. Lol This is straight from MJsBigBlog: Brian Johnson – Team Adam – If I Ever Lose My Faith in You by Sting – Download from iTunesIndia Carney – Team Christina – Take Me to Church by Hozier – Download from […]

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Song Spoilers For American Idol Season XIV TOP 7 Songs. 


Special thanks to MJSBigBlog for these Song Spoilers.  I think these are fantastic song choices. I will add the iTunes links as soon as they are available but I see great diversity here.  The singers have chosen wisely!   Quentin Alexander – Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny KravitzQuentin Alexander – The Sound of Silence by Simon […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 8 Top 12: Live And In Color


This week on The Voice, the Top 12 artists perform, with two artists from each team advancing based on the viewers’ vote.  Then, I assume,  the fan save will determine the last two singers to advance to the Top 10.  I am just making this up here – can anyone confirm this “fan save” thing?  Performing […]

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iTunes Links For American Idol Season XIV Top 8/7 Performances: The Billboard Fop 100


Here are the spoilers and iTunes Links for this week’s Top 8 Performances, 7 of whom will advance to next week’s show: Joey Cook – “Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus- Download From ITunes Jax – “Poker Face” by Lady Gaga- Download From ITunes Tyanna Jones – “Stay”  by Rihanna – Download From iTunes Rayvon Owen […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season XIV Top 8/7 Show: The Billboard Top 100


By: Rosanne Simunovic   I was so impressed with last week’s performances highlighting the Kelly Clarkson songbook. The Top 8 added their own unique twists to Kelly’s songs, some of which were truly exceptional.  So this week I was expecting the singers to perform as well or better than last week considering they were able to […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV Top 8/7 Show: The BillBoard Top 100


  Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com. A picture is worth a thousand words. It appears that Clark and Jax are rehearsing their songs on keyboard, so does that mean that they will be using a piano this week?  Maybe yes, maybe no.  At any rate, after last week’s excellent Top 9/8 show celebrating the music of the great Kelly […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 8 Top 20: We Are Live!


  This week on The Voice, the Top 20 artists perform, with two artists from each team advancing based on the viewers’ vote, and each coach completing their respective teams with their own choice. Performing live on Monday, April 6th at 8:00 PM on NBC are: Team Blake Shelton Corey Kent White Brooke Adee     […]

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Spoiler Alert: ITunes Links For The Voice Season 8 Top 20 Live Shows


I will update this post with Team Adam Levine and Team Christina Aguilera’s songs ASAP.  For now, this is what is happening on Monday, April 6th at 8:00 PM on NBC’s The Voice. I think these songs are excellent choices and I am very excited to hear pretty much all of them.  Team Christina Aguilera […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season XIV Top 8/9 Performances: The Music Of Kelly Clarkson 


By: Rosanne Simunovic   Wasn’t it great to see Kelly Clarkson again? She is arguably one of the best natural talents discovered by American Idol and, as the original winner of this show, was able to impart valuable and life-changing assistance to the Top 8/9.   Let us move forward to my Vocal Masterclass evaluations and I […]

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iTunes Links For American Idol Season XIV Top 8 Performances: The Music Of Kelly Clarkson


The show is on now and the iTunes links are here. Enjoy!  Joey Cook – “Miss Independent” – Download From ITunes Jax – “Beautiful Disaster” – Download From ITunes Tyanna Jones – “Mr. Know It All” – Download From ITunes Daniel Seavey – “Breakaway” – Download From ITunes Rayvon Owen – “Since U Been Gone” […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV Top 8/9 Show: The Kelly Clarkson Songbook


   This is what is going down on American Idol this week: “Idol’s original superstar returns this Wednesday to mentor, perform, and open her catalogue of hits to our Top 9.  If you’ve ever wanted to hear “Breakaway”, “Since U Been Gone”, and “Catch My Breath” (among others) performed in rapid succession on the stage that started it all, well…this […]

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Spoiler Alert: ITunes Links For The Voice Season 8 Knock – Out Rounds Part 3


 If you want an early listen before Monday’s KnockOut Performances on The Voice, here you go. I will continue to update as the spoilers come in.  Thank you to Idolforums.Com and MJsBigBlog.Com for the reveal. Enjoy!  Team Blake Shelton Brooke Adee – Electric Feel by MGMT – Download from iTunes Team Pharrell Williams Lowell Oakley […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 8: The KnockOuts Part 3


Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice  I was in travel mode last week and forgot to add a blog topic for the Knock Outs – the third stage of this competition. However, I was incredibly happy to see that Sawyer Fredericks was selected to advance to the live shows. Anyone else here think that Sawyer is going to […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season XIV Top 9 Show: Songs From The Eighties


By: Rosanne Simunovic   As i mentioned last week, I was on vacation for the most of the month of March, so I missed adding a couple of Vocal Masterclass submissions.   However, this week, I did manage to watch and evaluate the Top 9 performances. So, let us move forward to my Vocal Masterclass evaluations and […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV Top 9 Show: Songs From The 80s 


   Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com The mentor for the Top 9 show will be Boy George. Remember him?  This should be very entertaining.  Also, if you wish to be spoiled before the show, I have added a blog topic HERE for your perusal.  Although 11 singers will be perched on the chairs during this Wednesday’s show, only 9 will […]

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Spoiler Alert:  American Idol Season XIV Top 11 Redux Songs Avaiable On iTunes


I wish to thank MJsBigBlog.Com for these song spoilers and links to iTunes. Hard to believe that we are not only treated to song spoilers for Wednesday’s show but also the links to the full length performances on iTunes. Oh the times – they are a – changing! So, if you wish to have a […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion for American Idol Season XIV Top 10: Songs From The Movies


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com. Missing from the picture is Maddie Walker and her irritated appendix. Darn! Ten of the Eleven singers – featured below – will sing Songs From The Movies on Thursday, March 19th. They are: Clark Beckham Daniel Seavey Nick Fradiani Rayvon Owen Quaasim Middleton Jax Joey Cook Maddie Walker Tyanna Jones Adanna Duru Quentin […]

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Spoiler Alert: Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 8: The Battle Rounds Week Two


Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice  NB: Just a reminder – I am on vacation until the end of March and having a great time thank you very much. So, if I happen to be MIA, it is because I have no idea what day it is. Yes, while on vacation, every day is Sunday. My boy, Sawyer […]

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