Tag Archives: American Idol

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


   By: Rosanne Simunovic  I had other commitments last week so I am finally submitting my VM article for the Top 7.  It was a great week of singing and, quite frankly, it is going to be difficult to see any of these singers leave at this point.  And this is the week where the […]

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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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Song Spoilers and iTunes Links For American Idol Season XIV TOP 7 Songs. 


Updates:  I have added the iTunes Links for some of the 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 […]

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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 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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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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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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Vocal Masterclass Discussion for American Idol Season XIV Top 11: Party Songs


Picture Credit: American Idol Okay – I am finally getting the hang of the layout of this show this season. It was tricky getting in to the groove of a performance/results show in one night, but I am getting accustomed to this new format. The times they are a-changing!   I came home late last evening […]

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Spoiler Alert: American Idol Season XIV Leaks The Top 12. 


I am on vacation until the end of March, so this will be my blog topic for this week’s vague, rushed performance shows.   I am honestly totally confused and frustrated.  I don’t understand this fast food approach to American Idol this season.  These semi-final shows should have been live and the performers should have been […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV: The Top 8 Females Sing Motown With Aretha Franklin


 Live Update At The End Of Article I was disappointed to see the elimination of Savion and Riley on Wednesday. They both brought considerable musical skills to this competition and I felt had depth and potential that we did not have the chance to see and enjoy.  To eliminate 4 instead of 2 singers […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV: The Top 8 Males Celebrate Motown With Aretha Franklin


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Updates below as they come in. Get ready from some pretty sad eliminations. Like really sad.  Last week raised the curtain on some very stylistic singers who came totally prepared to win this thing.  The singers that really stood out to me – in no particular order – were Quentin, Quasim, Clark, Savion, […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV: The Top 12 Females


 Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Update:  My apologies to the last few singers who performed last evening. I just noticed that, although I had written critiques for all of them, my blogging platform – WordPress – did not update this blog topic. Very frustrating. However, the last three singers were outstanding – with a special mention to […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV: The Top 12 Males


 Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Live Update Of Performances At The End Of The Post Over the next three weeks,  the Semi-Final Rounds of American Idol Season 14 will feature the Top 24 Singers.   On Wednesday, February 25th, the Top 12 Guys will perform, with the viewing audience  deciding via voting who will advance to the […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV: The Top 40 House Of Blues Showcase And The Top 24 Reveal


Picture Credit: American Idol/Fox Well, this is it everyone! The week of the Top 24 Reveal! I am very excited and hopeful about this season – American Idol, the one that I know and love, is back with a vengeance. Now, I know the Top 24 names have been leaked all over the Internet but […]

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