Tag Archives: Kelly Clarkson

American Idol: The Farewell Season. Who Will Be The Other Half Of The Kelly Clarkson Bookend? 

  Picture Credit: Fox/AmericanIdol  It is going to be a bittersweet experience when American Idol launches its Farewell Season at 8:00 PM on Wednesday, January 6th and Thursday, January 4th on Fox. And, in my mind, I have always felt that the winner of Season 15 would turn out to be an important and powerful force […]

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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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[VIDEO]Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary Christmas Music Tale Set To Light Up Your TV Screens

Are you ready for a little Kelly? Wednesday, December 11th at 10:00 Eastern on NBC? Let’s here a resounding YES! It looks like this Christmas special is going to be a spectacular event. Here is the scoop – straight off of the NBC page. About Superstars Blake Shelton, Reba and Trisha Yearwood will appear as […]

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It’s December! And the TV Networks Have You Covered With Tons Of Christmas And Holiday Specials

Happy December everyone! And what a December it is going to be! There are innumerable television specials – most of which are happening on NBC. The NBC network is digging into some deep pockets this season to bring us some exciting holiday fare. First and foremost, with only two months left in Jay Leno’s contract, […]

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Kelly Clarkson Is Releasing A New Christmas CD And It Is Out! Stand! Ing!

First of all, congratulations to Kelly Clarkson on two fronts: her recent marriage to Brandon Blackstock AND the impending release of her spanking new Christmas CD “Wrapped in Red. The CD is scheduled to drop in stores and online on October 29th. Here is the official release notes from KellyClarkson.Com “Start the holiday season early […]

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Will Adam Lambert Snag An American Idol Season 13 Judges’ Chair?

We know for certain that Randy Jackson is leaving American Idol. It was announced during the Finale a few days ago. Also, it appears that Nikki Minaj has expressed that she doesn’t plan to return to the show. So that leaves Mariah Carey and Keith Urban – but, if the rumours are true that American […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 6 Results Show: Bacharach/David And Songs You Wish You Wrote

Judge Mariah Carey christens contestant Candice Glover with glitter onstage at FOX’s ‘American Idol’ Season 12 Top 6 Live Performance Show on April 10, 2013 in Hollywood, California. Credit: USMagazine.Com via FOX via Getty Well, since everyone else is saying it, I may as well join the club! Last night probably was a singular moment […]

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Lee DeWyze Is Shunned By American Idol.

Well, that’s just all kinds of rude. Last evening, Season 9 American Idol winner, Lee DeWyze, tweeted that American Idol has not included him in tomorrow’s Finale. What? Is he not country enough? Here is what Lee had to say via his tweets: “Hey guys, no I’m not performing at the Finale. I wasn’t asked […]

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Kelly Clarkson: Stuff Like That There

I thought I would add this video to remind everyone what a Big Band performance should look and sound like.  Season One American Idol winner, the adorable and talented Kelly Clarkson, sealed her win when she gave this extraordinary performance of the great song classic, “Stuff Like that There”. There is so much to enjoy […]

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A Masterclass Plea To the American Idol Judges: Please – No More Comparisons!

Personally, I have had my fill of pointless comparisons of this year’s crop of singers to those who have previously competed on American Idol. I know I have stated that Seasons 5 and 7 were exceptional seasons and difficult to capture on a yearly basis, but, except for one instance (Siobhan/Adam), I have attempted to […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For American Idol Season 8 Top 13 Results Show: The Music Of Michael Jackson

  What a day! I am running late, but the good news is that my Vocal Masterclass Top 13 article is almost done. It should be online tomorrow. So, what’s the big surprise/twist tonight? Ooooo – I am shaking in my boots. Those producers and judges never stop, do they? And, it will be very […]

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Masterclass Lady’s Media Blitz: September 3rd, 2008

Entertainment News Updates • ‘Idol’ press conference introduces sleepy Chikezie, sick David … The Grand Rapids Press – MLive.com – Grand Rapids,MI,USA Fischer also met and shook hands with Chikezie, Kristy Lee Cook, and runner-up David Archuleta, who fought a cold as he signed autographs and posed for …read more David Archuleta’s New Single; “Crush”. […]

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Kelly Clarkson Sings With Heartfelt Emotion For Pope Benedict XVI

When I listened to the opening refrains of “Ave Maria”, I was actually worried. Kelly sounded a bit breathy and fragmented within her approach to her phrase lines. However, Kelly being Kelly, the end result was absolutely glorious. She added some lovely vocal embellishments during the second verse of this song. Yet, in the end, […]

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Vocal Masterclass For Canadian Idol Season Five Top Five Singers: Idol Favorites With Kelly Clarkson

by Rosanne Simunovic I bet you didn’t think that I would write an article for the Top 5 performances, did you? Well, neither did I but I finally had a moment to myself and this is the result! However, before you start the read, I have to say that I absolutely adored Kelly Clarkson’s input […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Canadian Idol’s Top Five Singers Featuring Idol Favorites With Kelly Clarkson

Who here was not enchanted by Kelly Clarkson’s mentoring strategy with our remaining five singers: Brian, Carly Rae, Dwight, Jaydee and Matt? She was a positive, yet constructive vocal coach and her youthful, genuine personality was instrumental to the successful performances of all the singers this week. This was a great show. All the singers […]

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A BYRD’S EYE VIEW: A PHONE INTERVIEW WITH IDOL VOCAL COACH DEBRA BYRD BY ROSANNE SIMUNOVIC This article was written during the Season 2 Production of Canadian Idol. However, with American Idol Season 6 quickly approaching, I felt that the comments would be especially relevant and interesting for current AI enthusiasts.

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