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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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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV: Hollywood Week Part Two


Picture Credit: American Idol/Fox I thought last week’s show highlighted some very promising singers. Some of the solo performances and a couple of the group numbers were absolutely outstanding. American Idol, it appears, seems to be on the right track this season and I have fingers crossed that the show does not become derailed over […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV: Hollywood Week Part One


Picture Credit: American Idol/Fox Over the next three weeks, the viewers will be treated to the drama and excitement traditionally known as Hollywood Week. This is the point in American Idol where the curtain rises to reveal the strengths and weaknesses of the singers. Can they withstand this pressure cooker experience or not? Also, we […]

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American Idol Season XIV Preliminary Auditions Week 4: Two Nights In San Francisco


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Was it only me who thought the light and glow was a tad dimmer during last week’s American Idol audition episodes? In my opinion, some singers advanced that had questionable talent so we shall see what happens. This week seems more hopeful – they are devoting two nights to San Francisco so […]

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MasterClass Meltdown Of The Day: Phillip Phillips Sues 19E For Career Manipulation


(Sigh). Seriously, this is beyond ridiculous. I am still trying to wrap my head around this American Idol News Item. According to The Hollywood Reporter, American Idol Season 11 Winner, Phillip Phillips, is suing the company for manipulating his career via his recordings, special bookings and appearances. In other words, he is suing them for […]

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American Idol Season XIV Preliminary Auditions Week 3: Minneapolis And New Orleans


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Wasn’t Adam Lambert fantastic last week? I love Keith Urban as much as the next person but Adam added such dimension and flair to the judging panel. Such a star! Sitting, talking, mentoring or singing, he exudes charisma and class. Some mighty fine talent emerged as well, especially in New York City. […]

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American Idol 2015 Contestant Sarina Joi-Crowe Slam Dunks Her Preliminary Audition


Okay everyone. This is how it’s done. And this is why a – cappella auditions can be a good thing. Sabrina Joi-Crowe has auditioned for American Idol four times and I believe that, with this last audition, she will most certainly see her name in lights in the Top 24, followed by the Top 12. […]

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American Idol Season XIV Preliminary Auditions Week 2 With Adam Lambert


Well, Adam Lambert Fans!! This is your week! The former American Idol finalist takes a long overdue seat at that Judges’ Table to share his advice and insight in his role as mentor and judge to prospective contestants of American Idol Season 14. How did this happen? Well, unfortunately, during the New York auditions, Keith […]

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The Curtain Rises On American Idol Season XIV On January 7th and 8th


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Aaaaaaaaaand, we’re off!! Yes – January can only mean one thing to Idol diehards and that is the debut of a new season of American Idol. What will this season bring us? Well, hopefully, singers with charisma, talent, professionalism and poise, elements that were sorely missing during Season XIII. I am still […]

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American Idol Season XIV: Sneak Peek: The Top 24 (Almost) Revealed


I don’t know which is more exciting – the fact that we get to hear the Top 24 in this video below or that American Idol Season XIV has finally re-embraced the Top 24 Semi-Final format? Yes, finally! I have only been harping and harping on a return to this format for the past four […]

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A MasterClass Moment: David Cook’s ShowStopping Response To Caleb Johnson


When will American Idol Season 13 winner, Caleb Johnson, ever learn to keep his mouth shut? Someone “google” him a filter and a brain because this guy does not know how “keep a lid on it” to save his life. Recently, he dissed American Idol Season 7 winner, David Cook, by saying that he – […]

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