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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 7 Performance Show Part Two: Competitors’ Choice


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Hey everyone. I am very busy with Easter celebrations and festivities this week so I will not be able to produce a Vocal Masterclass article for the Top 7. However, I will be watching he show and adding comments here or, if given the time, an abbreviated article. I apologize for this. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The a Voice Season 6: The Playoffs Continue


Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice I did not have a chance to watch the show last week, but I did watch the performances online. That being said, does anyone not think that Sisaundra Lewis is going to run away with the top prize? If you are doubtful, have a listen to her magnificent performance of Billy […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season XIII Top 8 REDUX Performance Show: Songs From The 80s


By: Rosanne Simunovic This week, the Top 8 Redux took on Songs From The Eighties. There was a ton of material from which to choose, depending upon which songs were cleared for the singers. That being said, I have to say that, overall, the personal selections were disappointing and it is hard to know where […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 8 Performance Show Part Two: Songs From The 80s.


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com This week on American Idol should be a very good week – for a couple of reasons. First off, the Top 8 will be performing Songs From The 80s. This was a very good decade for music and, hopefully, each singer was able to find a song perfectly suited to their vocal […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 6: The Battles, Round 2


Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice I am slightly out of the loop with this show. Have been doing catch-up since returning from vacation. However, I do know that Coldplay singer, Chris Martin, has been working with the singers, so that can’t be a bad thing, can it? Which raises the question – where are the star […]

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Masterclass Memo To American Idol Finalist Sam Woolf – Ditch Your Guitar!


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Thank heavens the judges used the save on Sam Woolf last week. His performance for the save song, Babylon, was spectacular. His voice sounded smooth and creamy – like butter -and he moved flawlessly around the stage. Sam – please put the guitar away. You sing monumentally better without it. When you […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season XIII Performance Show: Audition Song Week


By: Rosanne Simunovic I am back from vacation with a renewed perspective, so, hopefully, this rejuvenation will be reflected in my Vocal Masterclass articles for the Top 8 and beyond. Ā  In general, I thought that this was the best week of performances. A no-brainer. Because the singers came equipped with songs that they truly […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 8 Performance Show: Audition Song Week


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Okay. These performance themes are really random this season. Color me confused. This week, the Top 8 will be performing their original audition songs. That’s cute, but I am starting to miss the structured themes of past seasons. I understand that these generic themes allow the singers to reinforce their distinct artistry […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 6: The Battle Rounds End


Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice I am late adding this blog topic. I have just returned from holidays and, in truth, have not been able to keep up with The Voice over the past two weeks. However, having seen the Blind Auditions, I have to say that there is some exceptional talent this season and it […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 9 Performance Show: I’m With The Band


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com This week, our Top 9 are singing with the band. Yes, that is the theme. I have no idea what this means but I guess we will find out in a few hours. I apologize for not contributing a Vocal Masterclass article these past two weeks. I have been away on vacation […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 10 Performance Show: Top 10 Sing The Top 10


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com I am still in full blown vacation mode here everyone so I hope I am home to watch this week’s Top 10 show. After watching last week’s show, it appears that the singers seem to be evolving and I love watching this process. It seems that the singers, vocal coaches and choreography […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 6: The Battle Rounds Begin


Picture Credit: NBC’s The Voice This week, The Voice Season Six begin the Battle Round phase of the competition, accompanied by The Steal. Lots of fun. I am on vacation, but will tune in when I can. This is an exceptional group of singers and it will be interesting to see who will evolve or […]

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[VIDEO] Vocal Masterclass Discussion For NBC’s The Voice Season 3: The Blind Auditions Week 3


Picture Credit: NBC The Voice The talent sure is racking up on The Voice Season 6. Singing genius continued to explode on the stage last week and it looks like this is going to be a great season once again. In the video featured below, we have the opportunity to participate in a Blind Audition. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 12: Home


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com So, last week’s Top 13 show was – interesting! Lots of twists and turns and technical glitches and vocal issues. I don’t know – I find these singers very green this season and, with Harry Connick on board, I was expecting more. Much more! Much much more! However, at the risk of […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 6: The Blind Auditions Continue


Picture Credit: NBC’s The Voice Last week’s premiere episodes of The Voice Season Six unveiled some incredible talent.. It was a strong beginning to what I am sure will be an exciting and entertaining season. These four judges – Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher – work extremely well together and the chemistry between […]

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86th Annual Academy Awards To Air On Sunday March 2nd On ABC.


Oh yes! Let the party begin. I love this annual awards show. The Oscars are a huge event in our house. It is a night where we can celebrate the very best in the movie business – from actors to directors and everything in between. This year, the always entertaining Ellen DeGeneres will host the […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 13 Performance Show: This Is Me


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com I am glad that the theme of the Top 13 Performance Show is titled This Is Me, because for the first time, I have no idea who’s who among this group. Names escape me, performances are a blur – all thanks to Rush Week. Well. Guess what? Rush Week was too rushed. […]

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Late Night With Seth Myers Debut: O Set, Where Art Thou?


Picture Credit: NBC/Seth Meyers Do we have to take up a collection to purchase a better set design for Late Night With Seth Myers? Have you had a peek this week? For those of you who have lives beyond a remote control, Late Night With Seth Myers had its debut Monday evening. The show looks […]

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VIDEO: The Voice Finds A Star In Teen Bria Kelly.


Picture Credit: Tyler Folden/NBC As judge Adam Levine said when commenting on Bria Kelly’s performance Monday night: “O! M! G! Because, truth be told, I have never heard anyone quite like this young lady. The very fact that she can squeeze the juice out of a blues song and personify the angst and passion that […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 6: Premiere Week


Picture Credit: NBC The Voice Season 6 of The Voice is set to take the TV stage beginning Monday, February 24th and Tuesday, February 25th at 8:00 PM on NBC. Returning will be host Carson Daly along with judges Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher. This lineup of judges works much better, I find. […]

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