We Love Disney CD Produced By David Foster Is Available Now


  Now what do we have here?   David Foster’s prolific mind never stops ticking does it?    Look at the lineup of artists in this great new Disney-themed CD.  They cross all genres and, with Disney at the center of their collective performances, this CD is destined for great success.  Here is some noteworthy […]

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MasterClass Monday: Elvis Presley If I Can Dream Video Speaks To All Of Us


              If ever there was a song and video that speaks to the current world situation, it has to be this powerful performance of”If I Can Dream” by The King himself, Elvis Presley. The message contained in this song rings loud and clear and strikes at the heart and […]

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David Cook’s Digital Vein Album Strikes The Perfect Chord. 


   I may be too late to the Digital Vein’s CD Release Party which happened on September 18th 2015 but it doesn’t mean that I don’t care or appreciate everything David Cook has to offer to the music world.  I certainly do – very much so.   And, with the release of his 4th album, […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The Live PlayOffs Week Two


   Vocal Credit: The Voice/NBC We are down to the Top 12 singers on this very popular reality singing competition.  NBC’s  The Voice continues to do extremely well in the ratings after 9 seasons, due in part to the lively rapport between the judges, a genuine host in the form of Carson Daly and the continued excellence […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The Live PlayOffs 


   Vocal Credit: The Voice/NBC Well, well, well. Isn’t this special?  The Voice has decided to spice things up a little and add a new and exciting twist to the the wild card format. Here is what I have garnered from The Voice’s Wikipedia Page: “The Live Playoffs comprises episodes 15, 16, and 17 (the results show). […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The KnockOut Rounds Part 3


   Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC Once again, the strongest voices from Season 9 of The Voice compete head-to-head with the hope of advancing to the next round.   Known as the Knockout Rounds, this phase of the show is the singer’s last hope to achieve a spot in the live shows -aka the Play Offs […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The KnockOut Rounds Begin


   Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC I don’t know about all of you but I am slightly obsessed with the photos of the Season 9 judges for The Voice. They are beyond cool and perfectly capture the star chemistry of this particular grouping of judges: Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton.  Plus, Adam still […]

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Simon Cowell Replaces Howard Stern On America’s Got Talent


    Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent   He’s back!   Season 11 of America’s Got Talent just became more exciting with the news that #AGT creator, Simon Cowell, will be replacing retiring judge, Howard Stern,  on America’s Got Talent.  Was there ever any doubt?  As creator of this popular summer show, Simon was a natural choice […]

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MasterClass Monday: Andrea Bocelli Sings A Gorgeous Version Of La Vie On Rose With Edith Piaf. 


   Now this is really something. I know I just featured Andrea Bocelli in a MasterClass Monday article a couple of weeks ago, but this video performance moved me to tears. Well, smiling through tears, actually. It was just one of those special performances that made me happy inside and out while evoking some special […]

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First Democratic Presidential Debate Promises To Be A Game Changer. Tune In Now 


   Well, I don’t know what else is on TV tonight, but I am ready and waiting for the first Democratic Presidential Debate to air on CNN.  Here is what you need to know: “The premiere Democratic debate of the 2016 campaign season, sponsored by CNN and Facebook, will kick off at 8:30 p.m. ET […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The Battle Rounds Begin


   Last week’s final Blind Auditons ended with fireworks. The stage was sparkling with outstanding talent and, once again, we are going to see some wonderful singers advance past the Battles and some not. Unless, they are blessed with a Steal from another coach. And, I can see this happening in many instances.  Here is […]

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Jay Leno Is Back In PrimeTime With CNBC’s Jay Leno’s Garage


 Picture Credit: Jay Leno’s Garage Look out everyone. Jay Leno is back in Prime Time but  in an exciting and very personal new format called Jay Leno’s Garage.  As many of you out there already know, Jay loves his cars and monocycles. It has been a life passion for him and he is proud of […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The Blind Auditions Week Three


   Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice The ninth season of the American reality talent show The Voice continues this week with the final segment of the Blind Auditions.  Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani are in great form – I really love this combination of judges very much.  So, once again, we will see some stellar […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The Blind Auditions Week Two


   Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice The ninth season of the American reality talent show The Voice started strong.  There were some pretty amazing performances last week.  I love, LOVED BRAIDEN SUNSHINE.  He is a real find.  Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani all snagged some mighty fine singers.  The Blind Auditions continue this week on […]

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MasterClass Monday: Andrea Bocelli Sings The Lord’s Prayer For Pope Francis


   Did anyone catch Andrea Bocelli’s glorious and inspiring performance of The Lord’s Prayer during the Festival Of The Families celebration on Saturday, September 26th in Phildaelphia?   What a moment!  Pope Francis must have been incredibly moved by this performance as we were by the Pope’s love, presence and  spirituality throughout his entire USA […]

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Pope Francis Rocks Madison Square Garden Like No Other. 


   Have you been watching the coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States?   What a moment in time – well, many moments actually. Many, many moments.  Presently, he is in New York’s Madison Square Garden preparing for a special Mass for his flock. And it is bigger than any Billy Joel concert […]

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The Voice Season 9 Blind Auditions Week One: Songs On iTunes And Apple Music


Here are the links for some of the performances on Monday’s Premiere Show for Season 9 of The Voice. I will add Tuesday’s links when the show has aired in the East and the West.  Monday’s Show was outstanding. We are off to a stellar start. I loved Braiden, Siahna and Barrett. I would be […]

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The Voice Season 9 Premieres This Week With The Blind Auditions 


   Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice The ninth season of the American reality talent show The Voice will premiere on Monday, September 21, 2015 on NBC at 8:00 PM. Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani will return as coaches for the season. To open this week’s show, each of the coaches will be singing […]

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67th Emmy Awards Honoring The Best In Television Will Air On Fox


      Picture Credit: Emmys/Fox I can’t believe I forgot about the Primetime Emmy Awards Show airing on Fox this evening.  The ceremony is being held on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California.  Actor Andy Samberg will host the show for the first time.  The nominations were announced on […]

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The Second Republican Presidential Debate To Air On CNN. 


   I never thought I would be writing about a Republican Presidential debate and yet – here it is.  This is my rationale – this is an entertainment blog and Republican leadership hopeful Donald Trump has defined this Republican leadership fight as a reality entertainment show. It is quite hilarious, don’t you think? And very […]

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