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SMASH Season 2 Finale With Katharine McPhee Airs On NBC On Sunday, May 26th.


Picture Courtesy Of NBC And Jack Davenport’s Facebook Page I am so sad here. What happened to this show and why did it not succeed? Everyone I spoke to loves it. Yes, the writing could have been better and a select few of the characters were not riveting to watch, but, honestly, the show’s premise […]

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Sources Claim Idol Alumni As Judges Is Almost A Reality


Picture Courtesy Of The Vulture Oh my – I love my little ‘ole blog. About 4 days ago, I wrote that a panel of judges comprised of Idol Alumni would be the best and innovative idea yet. And now, according to The Vulture, it seems that American Idol may just be heading in that direction. […]

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Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert Will Pay Tribute On The Voice To The Oklahoma Tornado Victims


What a heartbreaking devastation! My heart, my thoughts and my prayers are sent to all those affected by this treacherous tornado in Oklahoma. There are no words at a time like this and, knowing that have been deaths in the wake of this tragedy, some of whom were children, makes this news so senseless and […]

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[VIDEO] A Masterclass Performance: Kellie Pickler And Derek Dancing Their Freestyle


Sometimes words cannot do justice to what you are about to see in the video below. Last evening, Dancing With The Stars Season 16 Finalist, Kellie Pickler, delivered an absolutely brilliant dancing performance with her partner, Derek. Derek wisely decided to “strip down” this performance in order to focus the viewers’ attention on the power […]

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American Idol Season 13 Scheduled For A Major Reboot


Well, well, well! Looks like the American Idol and Fox honchos are paying attention to what the viewers are saying about the future success of this show. This just in from Fox.Com: “Everyone is getting fired,” a source connected to the show told FOX411’s Pop Tarts column. “Although Mariah [Carey] insists she quit, she was […]

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[Spoilers]Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 4: The Top 10


Picture Courtesy Of NBC The Voice Okay everyone! This is a Vocal Masterclass Discussion topic for this week’s Top 10 show but, as the topic moves along, there are some spoilers. Lots of them. I love Wikipedia. A lot! Scheduled to perform are: From Team Adam Levine Amber Carrington Judith Hill Sarah Simmons From Team […]

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Adam Lambert Talks Angie Miller, Possible Judging Gig And More


I happened upon this video of Adam Lambert on this fine Sunday afternoon. He was interviewed after his amazing duo with Top 3 American Idol Season 3 Finalist, Angie Miller. The first impression I discerned while listening to and watching him speak was how absolutely grounded he appears to be while speaking about a variety […]

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Mariah Carey’s American Idol Finale Performance


So, what do y’all think? Truth be told, at the beginning of Mariah’s performance, I really thought she was singing live. Maybe it was wishful thinking on my part or an unwillingness to let go of the past – where everyone performed live. Ha! However, once those high note riffs popped in midway through this […]

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Angie Miller And Adam Lambert Perform A Haunting Version Of Titanium


Was this the most beautiful moment on the American Idol Finale or what? Adam Lambert and Angie Miller gave an exceptional and memorable performance of the song, Titanium. Their vocals were absolutely stellar and the harmonies impeccably tuned. Both are extremely sensitive and skilled artists, who truly understand the importance of nuance and inflection in […]

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Talented Candice Glover Wins American Idol Season 12


Sometimes, this little ‘ole show called American Idol gets it just right. For the first time in a very long time, a very gifted vocalist won American Idol. And her name is Candice Glover. Here we have a singer whose persistence, dogged determination and stellar vocal preparation finally paid off. This is Candice’s third time […]

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[Spoiler] Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Results Finale


I know there are tons of spoilers out there and I will add them at the end of this topic when I arrive home. There is lots of action tonight and tons of special performances. However, the night belongs to Candice Glover and Kree Harrison, two very fine singers albeit with extremely opposite performing styles. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season 12 Top 2 Singers: Candice Glover And Kree Harrison


By: Rosanne Simunovic That was a pretty riveting Top 2 Performance Finale. Both Candice and Kree sang the juice out of their songs, giving strong, meaningful performances and verifying why they are the Final 2 standing. However, in fairness to Top 3 Finalist, Angie Miller, she deserved one of those spots. That young lady was […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 2 Performance Show


This is the final week of American Idol Season 12. Yippee! What a yawn fest this show has become! Seriously! Basta! Get with the plan, Idol Producers, and get this show back on track next season. That being said, I would like to wish Candice Glover and Kree Harrison the very best of luck during […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 4: The Top 12


Picture Courtesy Of NBC’s The Voice The Top 16 show last week was very strange. Some of the eliminated singers made no sense to me. How about you? At any rate, we are now down to the Top 12. Just like that! Blink your eyes and 20 singers are gone over a two-week span. Is […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 3 Results Show: Producers’ Judges’ And Jimmy Iovine’s Choices


Well, well, well. Who do y’all think will be eliminated this evening? As I will not be able to watch the show when it airs, I am not able to live blog the unfolding of the Results Event. So, I am counting on my treasured MCL community to fill in the blanks via the comments […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season 12 Top 3 Singers: Producers’, Judges’ And Jimmy Iovine Choices


By: Rosanne Simunovic Because I am busy over the next 4 days, I have evaluated these singers as concisely as possible. We are reaching the end of another season, so I hope that the more in-depth Vocal Masterclass articles from previous weeks will help fill in the blanks. Here are my evaluations and, remember, I […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 3 Performance Show: Producers’ Judges’ And Jimmy Iovine’s Choices


Picture Courtesy Of American Idol I cannot tell a lie. I am going to be missing Amber Holcomb’s radiating presence on Wednesday evening during the Top 3 Performance show. However, we will still be treated to a wealth of enormous talent when Angie, Candice and Kree take to the stage with their triple performances. This […]

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[Spoiler] Song Choices For American Idol Season 12 Top 3 Performance Show: Jimmy Iovine, Judges’ And Producer’s Choices


Here are the Top 3 song spoilers everyone. Sorry, I have no idea which song was selected by the Producers, Judges and Jimmy Iovine but thank you IdolPad for the tip: Angela Miller – “Maybe” by Emile Sandé Angela Miller – “Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word” by Elton John Angela Miller – “Try” […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 4: The Live Play-Offs Part One


Picture Courtesy Of NBC’s The Voice Finally! The live auditions are upon us. This is where things get interesting for me. How about you? On Monday, May 6th, the Top 16 singers from NBC’s The Voice Season 4, will deliver their vocal and performing goods over live television. Not more blinds, no more battle rounds, […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 4 Results Show: Now And Then


I will be live blogging the Results Show (at the bottom of this article), so bookmark this page and refresh often between 8:00 – 9:00 P.M. Eastern. As much as I am intrigued about the results on tonight’s show, I am more excited about the appearance by the fella in the above picture. Yes, Season […]

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