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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 11: The Road To The Finals

Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent Season 11/NBC This week, America’s Got Talent will select their final group of Finalists when the last crop of semi-finalists perform for your votes on Tuesday, September 6th and Wednesday, September 7th. I apologize for being AWOL but the summer has been pretty crazy at my end and I am trying to […]

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MasterClass Monday: American Idol Season 11 Finalist DeAndre Brackensick’s Incredible Performance Of Pretty Wings

I don’t know how DeAndre Brackensick lost the American Idol Season 11 win.  Don’t. Know. How!  Seriously – listen to his relaxed, spontaneous, meticulous vocal of Pretty Wings (featured below this article)  and then you decide if American Idol dropped the ball with this unbelievably gifted and charismatic young artist.  Not only does he have […]

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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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Scotty McCreery Tweets The Truth About His American Idol Audition.

I snatched this story from MJs Big Blog because it was too funny to resist. Scotty McCreery took to Twitter and shared humorous anecdotes about his original audition for American Idol. And I laughed and I laughed! Here is what he had to say: “Three years since I auditioned for Idol! Crazy!! Here’s a little […]

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DeAndre’s Video Performance Of His New Single, “Her Crazy”

DeAndre has released the video from his spanking brand new single, “Her Crazy”. It is exceptionally well done and his performance oozes charisma and musicality. How is this young man not destined for super stardom? He has the whole package – this is what The X Factor looks and sounds like. You can download the […]

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DeAndre’s New Single, Her Crazy, Now Available On iTunes.

I don’t know if I am more excited over the fact that DeAndre Brackensick has a new single out or that he has now shortened his name to DeAndre? I was hoping that the latter would have happened while he was still on American Idol – it’s not like there are any more DeAndres out […]

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[VIDEOS] Courageous Cancer Patient Zach Sobiech Dies But Leaves Us With Powerful Life Lessons

Zach, back row on the right, with his family Words cannot express the uplifting and inspirational basis behind this story. Zach Sobiech was 17-years-old when he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. Given just a few months to live, Zach bravely chose life over death, embracing all that the world has […]

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Phillip Phillips To Perform New Single On American Idol Season 12 Results Show

Has anyone heard Phillip Phillips‘ new single, Gone, Gone, Gone? Yes? No? At any rate, you will be able to catch it live on the Thursday, March 14th American Idol Results Show. Before I listened to the song, I wondered whether the haunting arrangement we heard in his hugely successful American Idol single, Home, would […]

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Deandre Brackensick

DeAndre Brackensick: Sometimes I Cry (Studio Version)

Am I missing something here? If so, what? I just heard this incredible Masterclass Recording of Sometimes I Cry by DeAndre Brackensick. It was recommended to me a while back by one of my loyal readers, Anita. Thank you! It was recorded to coincide with the abbreviated performance of this number during the American Idol […]

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American Idol winner and runner-up, Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez

American Idol Winner and Runner-Up, Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez: So, Now What?

So now what indeed? Do these two talented singers have any chance at all to succeed in the music business? This season’s version of American Idol had the lowest ratings ever in the history of the show. And the Associated Press issued a statement that a decrease in financial payout was in effect for this […]

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Phillip Phillips Wins American Idol Season 11

Phillip Phillips Wins American Idol. 132 Million Votes Don’t Lie.

When I first saw Phillip Phillips perform his first audition, my initial reaction was that he could be the ONE! He had all the quirky, yet humble ingredients that served other male winners very well. He reminded me of a younger version of Season 5 winner, Taylor Hicks, and we all know how that season […]

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Phillip Phillips Performs "Home" On The Top 2 Performance Finale

Phillip Phillips Lives and Breathes “Home” On The Top 2 Performance Finale

C’mon! You know you want to press the play button on the video featured above. I have already played it several times. It’s that beautiful. Yesterday evening, Phillip Phillips gave a wonderful rendition of the song, “Home”. If he wins, it will be released as a single but part of me is thinking that it […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season 11 Top 2 Singers: Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips

By: Rosanne Simunovic And then there were two! After four months of wonderful performances, amid the usual controversy and drama, Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips have emerged as the Top 2 Finalists of American Idol Season 11. Although I had a hunch that Jessica would make the Top 2, I was anticipating Top 8 Finalist […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 11 Top 2 Singers: Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips

I am adding this VM Discussion topic early for a couple of reasons. First of all, I wanted to remind everyone that American Idol Performance Finale is on Tuesday, May 22nd from 8:00 – 9:00 P.M., followed by the gala Finale Results show on Wednesday, May 23rd from 8:00 – 10:00 P.M. Why they changed […]

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Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez, American Idol Season 11 Top 2 Finalists

Here Are Your Top Two American Idol Finalists For Season 11

On Thursday, May 17th, Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips learned that they would advance to the Top 2 Performance Finale. When taking into consideration the performances during this week’s Top 3 Performance Show, it was a bit of a shocker to hear that Jessica would advance. Both Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips received consistently positive […]

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Adam Lambert, Trespassing CD

Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 11 Top 3 Results Show With Adam Lambert

Does anybody out there have any idea what is going on with this show this year? I thought for sure they wanted a female winner but after last evening’s performance show, it seems like a distant memory. It doesn’t take an expert to figure out that talented little Jessica Sanchez was railroaded this week when […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season 11 Top 3: Personal, Judges’and Jimmy Iovine’s Choices

By: Rosanne Simunovic This week, our Top 3 performed three songs apiece – their Personal Choice, Judges’ Choice and Record Producer Jimmy Iovine’s Choice. This was, as expected, a very big week for this triumvirate. They were grandly treated to individual homecomings, where they had time to visit, perform and thank their hometown supporters. This […]

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Top 3 of American Idol Season 11

Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 11 Top 3 Singers: Judges’, Jimmy Iovine and Personal Choices

Spoiler Below: Picture Of Song Picks Below Article. Source: MJsBigBlog.Com Ugh! Just ugh! I am so underwhelmed with this show right about now. So many great singers were eliminated much too early in the competition (Shannon and DeAndre) or else unfairly treated until they were eliminated (DeAndre and Hollie). This is not to undermine the […]

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Jennifer Lopez Picks DeAndre Brackensick As a Future Recording Star

You have to laugh or else you’ll cry. Recently Jennifer Lopez was interviewed on The JohnJay And Rich Morning Show. During this interview she was asked to select a Top 12 contestant she would sign to a recording contract if she had her own record label. Well, guess whose name popped out of her mouth? […]

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Top Four American Idol Season 11 Finalist, Hollie Cavanagh

Top Four American Idol Finalist Hollie Cavanagh Departs With Class and Grace

Last week, the little engine that could, Hollie Cavanagh, was eliminated from American Idol Season 11. We all knew it was coming but all her fans were hoping beyond hope that the inevitable elimination wouldn’t come to pass. But, we know how this show works. It is pre-determined from the get-go, despite what the producers […]

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