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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 15 Of The Voice: The Blinds Meet The Battles


Photo Credit: NBC /The Voice This week, the Blind Auditions conclude to make way for the Battle Rounds. Now the fun begins as music industry mentors help prepare the artists to go head-to-head in dueling duets, while coaches pick the winners who will move on to The Knockouts. So, be prepared to see some great […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 15 Of The Voice: Week Three Of The Blind Auditions


Photo Credit: NBC /The Voice The Voice continues this week on NBC at 8:00 PM on Monday, October 8th and Tuesday, October 9th. As mentioned last week, this season’s advisors for the upcoming Battle Rounds are: CeeLo Green for Team Adam, Thomas Rhett for Team Kelly, Halsey for Team Jennifer, and Keith Urban for Team Blake. I hope a superstar is discovered this […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 15 Of The Voice: Week Two Of The Blind Auditionso


Photo Credit: NBC /The Voice Well, ratings may be down from last season, but The Voice shall continue this week on NBC at 8:00 PM on Monday, October 1st and Tuesday, October 2nd. This season’s advisors for the upcoming Battle Rounds are: CeeLo Green for Team Adam, Thomas Rhett for Team Kelly, Halsey for Team Jennifer, and Keith Urban for Team Blake. Huh. […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 15 Of The Voice: Premiere Week


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice Oh my goodness dear readers. I am late to the party. But – better late than never. The Voice premieres this week when it airs on Monday, September 24th and Tuesday, September 25th at 8:00 PM on NBC. Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson Of American Idol fame and beyond return to judge […]

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R.I.P.: Music Legend Aretha Franklin Dies At The Age Of 76


Today is a sad day. Aretha Franklin, Queen Of Soul, is dead at the age of 76 of pancreatic cancer. And, with her passing, we have lost another special and unique legend. I am speechless here and, yet, even though we knew this day would come, it seemed that she was ageless and and everlasting. […]

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MasterClass Monday: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Perform An Emotional Seasons Of Love At The Tony Awards.


First of all, my apologies yet again for not adding a topic for the Tony Awards telecast last evening. However, having woken up today to the hoopla surrounding the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas’ students’ performance of “Seasons Of Love“, I was moved to tears and inspired to add a MasterClass Monday topic. These Parkland survivors are […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 14: The Top 4 Live Performances


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice This is Finale Week on The Voice and the four remaining singers – Brynn Cartelli, Kyla Jade, Britton Buchanan and Spensha Baker – are pulling out all the stops. These talented singers will perform a solo, a duet with their coach and their own original song. I know many MCL readers are […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 16: The Top 3 Finale


Last week, I was deeply embedded in Mother’s Day Celebrations and forgot to add a topic for Carrie Underwood’s appearance as a mentor and performer on last week’s American Idol show. I managed to watch some of the performances online and they were truly excellent. Additionally, Carrie performed exceptionally well and was and will remain […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 14: The Top 8 Live Performances


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice It’s semi-finals time on The Voice this week. The remaining eight singers will compete for your votes, performing solos and duets this week. I am rooting for all the singers. All are sublimely talented. But, my heart belongs to Britton. I am hoping that he makes wise song choices, reflecting the core […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 14: The Top 10 Live Performances


The Top 10 will be performing live this week on Monday, May 7th at 8:00 PM on NBC. The results will revealed on Tuesday, May 8th. You are in for a special treat tonight because Judge Kelly Clarkson will be performing as well. Additionally, 5 Seconds Of Summer and Charlie Puth will perform on the […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 16: The Top 7 Perform Prince And Birth Songs


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com/ABC I did a little gold digging about this week’s performance and found it HERE. “We have done some digging and discovered the two songs that each of Top 7 will sing on the May 6 episode of “American Idol.” One will be from the year that they were born while the other […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 14: The Live Top 11 Perform Your Favorite Songs


Well, this should be fun tonight. The Top 11 will be performing your song suggestions. And, after last week’s Wikipedia reveal, I decided to stay away from that site because it cannot be trusted. Or can it? Oh my – so many conspiracies so little time. Ha! The Voice airs on NBC on Monday, April […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 16: The Top 10 Perform Disney Songs


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com I am out of town and hoping to catch this show. It sounds amazing I love my Mickey Mouse. American Idol is sporting a Top 10 live show tonight and your votes will determine who will be moving on to the next phase of the competition. The show is on now – […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 14: The Live Top 12 Performances And Results Show


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice This week on The Voice, the Top 12 artists will perform live for your votes. The Voice airs on Monday, April 23rd and Tuesday, April 24th at 8:00 PM on NBC. On Tuesday’s results show, Maroon 5 will perform And look what I found on Wikipedia? The results – which should not […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 16: The Top 14 Perform Live


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Yikes. i am running late with this blog topic American Idol is sporting a Top 14 live show tonight and your votes will determine who will be in the Top 10. The show is on now – Sunday April 22nd and Monday April 23rd at 8:00 PM on ABC. Enjoy the show […]

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MasterClass Monday: Marcio Donaldson Sings Inseparable On American Idol Top 24 Solo Performance Show


Thank Heavens for Facebook Friends (Bob rocks) for recommending Marcio Donaldson’s performance on last evening’s American Idol Top 24. I was busy watching Homeland. American Idol, on the other hand, was in DVR mode. But, believe you me, after Marcio’s outstanding performance I will be tuning in live from here on in. This guy is […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 14: The Live Playoffs Begin


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice This week on The Voice, the Top 24 artists will perform live for your votes. The results will determine who will secure a spot in the Top 12. I am attempting to do catch up here on both American Idol and The Voice. Keep sending me links to your favourite singers and […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 16: The Top 24 Perform Solos And Duets Part 2


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com American Idol is counting down to a Top 14 live show. In doing so, the Top 24 will strut their vocal stuff by performing solos and duets. Ugh – I don’t know. Why can’t they just perform solos and whittle them down to a Top 12? Like in the old days. Which […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 14: The Knockouts Part 3


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice I apologize for this rushed blog topic for The Voice. I was away for the weekend and just arrived home late last evening. I know that some of you sent me names of some of their favourite singers and I will check them out this week. . Keep the suggestions flowing. As […]

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MidWeek MasterClass Memory: Brandon Victor Dixon’s Performance As Judas In NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar


So, I realize I am a little late to the show here, but I could not let another minute go by without addressing Brandon Victor Dixon’s electrifying performance as Judas in NBC’s live production of the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Jesus Christ Superstar. Full disclosure: I did not see the entire production […]

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