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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 14: The. Auditions Continue


This week on America’s Got Talent the auditions continue as variety acts of all types and contestants of all ages audition for the chance to win the $1 million prize. The Golden Buzzer is still in play, which means that three more lucky acts have a chance to go directly to the live shows. So, […]

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MasterClass Monday: Tony Award Winner And Role Model Ali Stroker


Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would have tears in my eyes while watching a singer perform “I Cain’t Say Know” from the musical Oklahoma by Rodgers and Hammerstein. But also, I never could envision this exceptional performance by singer/actress Ali Stroker in a wheelchair on the Tony Awards last evening. […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 14: The. Auditions Continue


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC Last week’s America’s Got Talent premiere was fantastic. All the acts were wonderful in their own special way. My favourites were V.Unbeatable Dance Crew ( who made my jaw drop with their aerial dance moves), magician Eric Chien (who mesmerized me with his talent and acting skills), campy entertainer Gingzilla […]

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MasterClass Monday: It’s All About America’s Got Talent Superstar Kodi Lee


First of all – why isn’t Kodi Lee’s emergence on national television Breaking News? He is one of 25 musical savants world wide and there is radio silence from all the networks. Now, to be fair, CNN Entertainment wrote a wonderful article about him but, as we all know, most people get their news from […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 14: The Premiere Auditions


Yay. It’s summer. Well somewhere it’s summer. Our region just hasn’t realized it yet. And,with summer, comes another round of America’s Got Talent. Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough join returning judges Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel as contestants and variety acts audition for the chance to win $1 million And, there is a new host […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 17: The Grand Finale


It’s Sunday, March 19th and the American Idol Grand Finale is on now. Tune into ABC at 8:00 PM to see a star-studded lineup in the company of this season’s Top 3 – Alejandro Alandra, Laine Hardy and Madison Vandenburg. Who will be crowned American Idol Season 17? Your live votes will decide and the […]

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Hollywood Legend Doris Day Dies At The Age Of 97


Actress, singer and animal welfare activist, Doris Day, died of pneumonia on Monday, May 13th at the age of 97 years. And, with her passing, so did another important piece of my childhood memories. Everyone wanted to be like Doris Day – beautiful inside and out and with a sunny disposition that would not quit! […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 17: The Top 6 Sing Woodstock And Show Stoppers


We are down to the Top 6 on American Idol. Each contestant performs one inspirational and powerful song with the help of Lauren Daigle, then the contestants take on songs performed at the famed Woodstock Music Festival in 1969. The shows airs Monday, May 5th on ABC at 8:00:PM. I am running late tonight. My […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 16 Of The Voice: Live Cross Battles Part One


This week on The Voice (whom I credit for the pictures in the above collage), we journey through a new feature on the show called the Cross Battles. Say what? Well, here you go: “This game-changing stage of The Voice will replace the Knockouts, and start with the 32 remaining contestants. Each of the four coaches—Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine, John Legend, […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 17: The Top 14 Live Performances


In hopes of winning over the hearts of viewers and being voted through to the next phase of the competition, the top 14 contestants perform on the iconic Idol stage for the first time. This American Idol show will air on Sunday, April 14th on ABC at 8:00 PM. Then, on Monday April 15th, the […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 16 Of The Voice: The Battles Parts 3 And 4


I just discovered this great photo of the judges (above) on The Voice’s Facebook Page. Isn’t it wonderful? One of the best yet! This week on The Voice, the Battles continue as the coaches enlist music industry powerhouses ,Charlie Puth, Kelsea Ballerini, Brooks & Dunn and Khalid to prepare their artists for dueling duets. Winners […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 17: All-Star Duets Parts One And Two


Over the next two days on American Idol, the top 20 finalists will perform duets with celebrity partners as the search for America’s next superstar continues. What a fantastic idea and, suffice it to say, you are in for four hours of great entertainment. American Idol airs on Sunday, April 7th and Monday April 8th […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 16 Of The Voice: The Battles Part 2


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice Hey there The Voice fans. I am back from vacay and am ready to enjoy what The Voice is offering this season. This week, The Battles continue as the coaches enlist music industry powerhouses Charlie Puth, Kelsea Ballerini, Brooks & Dunn and Khalid to prepare their artists for dueling duets. Winners of […]

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American Idol Season Season 17 Set To Premiere On Sunday, March 3rd on ABC


Picture Credit: American Idol/ABC I am on a 3 -week vacay here but I will seriously make time to cover American Idol this year. Why, you may ask? What’s up MCL? Well, yes, am the MasterClass Lady and, after a bit of a break, I suddenly feel a deep need to go back to my […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 16 Of The Voice: Season Premiere


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice Musical superstar John Legend will join returning judges Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine as they begin their search for the best voice in America on the first week of the Blind Auditions on Season 16 of The Voice. The show is set to air on NBC on Monday, February 25th […]

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Multiple Grammy Award Winner Alicia Keys Set To Host The 61st Annual Grammy Awards


Image Credit: EOnline.Com The Grammy Awards are set to sizzle on CBS on Sunday, February 10th. The show will air live at the Staples Center in Los Angeles with multi Grammy winner, Alicia Keys, as host. And, it looks like Lady Gaga is having a good night so far in the early wins. Good for […]

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MasterClass Monday: Adam Lambert Performs An Abbreviated Version Of Nessun Dorma


So, hello everyone. After a bit of a hiatus, MasterClass Lady is back in action. And, what better way to start the New Year, albeit belatedly, than by treating you to Adam Lambert’s abbreviated version of the opera classic, Nessun Dorma. In a word or two or three – it. is. magnificent. This talented singer […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 15 Of The Voice: The Top 8 Results Show


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice I snagged the information of this exciting lineup on Tuesday December 11th’s episode of The Voice from People.Com. Check. It. Out. “As four artists move forward to compete for the Voice title, singers Jennifer Hudson, Hailee Steinfeld and Michael Bublé will take the stage to give them a little inspiration and support during The Voice semifinals next Tuesday. Hudson — one […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 15 Of The Voice: The Top 11 Live Show


This week on The Voice, The Top 11 artists perform live for the coaches. America votes for the singers’ chance at a spot in the top 10. Their songs will be selected by fans in the Suggest-A-Song feature found in The Voice Official App. The performance show airs Monday, November 26th at 8:00 PM on […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 15 Of The Voice: The Top 13 Live Show


This week on The Voice, the Top 13 artists compete for your votes on Monday, November 19th on NBC at 8:00 PM. Then on Tuesday, November 20th, the top 10 artists are revealed as safe via America’s votes. The remaining three artists compete for the Instant Save and two artists are eliminated. So, that’s it […]

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