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American Idol Season 6 Top 4 Finalist, Lakisha Jones, Releases Her New Album


Lakisha Jones’ new CD, “So Glad I’m Me” is set to drop on May 19th, 2009, coinciding nicely with the conclusion of American Idol Season 8. Can we expect to see Queen Lakisha at the finale of American Idol? Time will tell all too well but it would seem to be a plausible assumption. I, […]

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Masterclass Lady’s Media Blitz: Monday, October 6th, 2008


Entertainment and Political News Updates American Idol News Miley Cyrus rents out Disneyland for Sweet 16 (with David … amNewYork, New York – 1 hour ago Cyrus was joined by more than 5000 guests — including famous pals David Archuleta, Tyra Banks and Jennifer Love Hewitt. Fan tickets cost $250, and proceeds …read more David […]

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Masterclass Lady’s Media Blitz: Tuesday, September 30th, 2008


Entertainment And Politics News Updates The Ballad of November 11th 5 hours ago by MissMary His name is David Archuleta, And though his fans knew no one was betta, He lost AI — but no need to mourn, For on the eleventh of November, a star is born. While Jive conducted its calculations To assault […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 4 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic This week, our Top 4 celebrated the music of Barry Gibb and the Bee Gees. As much I love and respect the music of these legendary performers, I just found this to be a strange thematic selection for everyone. This music is very difficult to perform as a soloist and, by the […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 6 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic This week, our Top 6 performers inspired the American Idol viewing audience with “life anthem” songs that signified the humanitarian values of hope and compassion. This theme paralleled the huge Idol Gives Back Performance Gala that was to follow the next evening. This unprecedented event drew some of the world’s biggest entertainment […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 7 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic Well, thank heavens for Country Music week. I am not a huge country fan, but I do like the crossover appeal of many of the songs from this genre, as well as the fact that, like the song classics from the big band era, the lyrical and melodic components of many of […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 8 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic This week, our Final 8 interpreted the Latin genre of music through the guidance of guest artist, Jennifer Lopez. This style of music emphasizes the rhythmic elements, which are always very contagious and infectious, encouraging the artist to develop a choreographic approach to his or her performing style. That being said, I […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 9 Performers


By: Rosanne Simunovic This week’s guest instructor and mentor, the legendary Tony Bennett, made a timely visit to the American Idol set and succeeded to inject some personality and spontaneity into this year’s group of talented, but intense idol finalists. Revisiting and interpreting the classics coerced the singers into concentrating on the beautiful simplicity of […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 10 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic This week’s guest mentor, Gwen Stefani, coached our final ten singers as they continued their Idol journey toward the American Idol crown. The selected songs featured Gwen’s favorite artists, those who inspired and influenced her in her musical career Generally speaking, the singers showed a glimmer of personality during their individual showcases, […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 11 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic Before we begin, one reader wrote and suggested that I write separate Vocal Masterclass articles for each singer, so that the comments for each contestant could remain separate from the rest. I did fully intend to do this, beginning with the Top 11; however, with further thought, I realized that, because of […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 12 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic Here we go everybody. We are on our way to crowning the next American Idol. This week, we added another diva to the mix when the legendary Diana Ross appeared as a coach and mentor to this season’s 12 performers. The original Dreamgirl had plenty to say to these young artists. Her […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 8 Female Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic The Top 8 female singers finalized this segment of the competition with their artistic flourish and professionalism. It has been an exciting competition among the females, as their collective talent showcased their eclectic, musically gifted and technically proficient vocal ability during the majority of their performances over the past three weeks. I […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 10 Female Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic Last week was a stellar opening showcase for many of the Top 12 female singers. Some of these singers gave outstanding premiere performances and indeed solidified the depth of talent in this year’s crop of female talent. So, I waited for this night with great anticipation, wondering if our ladies could exceed […]

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American Idol Season Six: Vocal Masterclass For The Top 12 Female Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic What an opening week for the 12 ladies of American Idol Season Six. I can’t remember seeing so many outstanding performances in one evening during the first round of semi-finals. I could have listened to these talented females for hours: they were extremely unique and, generally, very well prepared. Many stars were […]

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Top 12 Ladies Of American Idol: Brava Divas!


What an wonderful evening of entertainment. The Top 12 Ladies of American Idol were simply outstanding. I felt I was watching a more sophisticated and polished version of American Idol than the one viewed last evening featuring our Top 12 Male Contenders. It is hard to know where to start. There were show stoppers galore, […]

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Lakisha Jones: A Performance To Whet Your American Idol Appetite


Good Sunday everyone: I am having a very busy day with Church and family obligations, but it is all very good. However, I could not let the day go by without drawing attention to American Idol Season Six Top 24 Finalist, Lakisha Jones. I was so impressed with this young lady during her preliminary and […]

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