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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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70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Air On Monday, September 17th On NBC


Picture Credit: The Emmys/NBC Another year, another Emmy Awards show. Let the 2018-2019 season begin! This year’s Emmy Awards Show, hosted by Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che and Colin Jost, will air at 8:00 PM on the NBC network on Monday, September 17th. The nominees will include television programming from June 1st, 2017 – May […]

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Political Icon And War Hero John McCain Dies Of Brain Cancer At The Age Of 81


Senator John McCain lost his battle with brain cancer on Saturday, August 25th, 2018. He was diagnosed with this disease in July 2017 and, since then, courageously continued to make his mark on the world of politics. He is and will continue to be one of the most revered politicians in American history, having endured […]

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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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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 13: Preliminary Auditions Continue


Over the last couple of weeks, I have neglected to add topics for America’s Got Talent However, like a musical magnet, this amazing young talent, featured above, by the name of Angel Garcia, drew me in when I visited the AGT Facebook page. It was there that I was able to preview his showcase and […]

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CNN Premieres The 2000s With A Look Back At The Platinum Age Of Television


Picture Credit: CNN From executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog, CNN’s Original Series “The 2000s” explores the decade that gave us Facebook, the iPhone and other cultural and political milestones. This 7-part series will focus on the journey of the Millennial Generation, highlighting the technological, political and cultural revolution that inspired a […]

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Champions For Change Feature CNN Anchors And Correspondents Connecting With People Who Are Making A Positive Difference In This World


I thought I would share a special programming event which will be featured on CNN on Saturday, June 23rd at 8:00 PM. If you are a parent, grandparent or guardian searching for positive reinforcement for all that is good and decent in the world, one which you can share with your child or grandchild, then […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 13: Preliminary Auditions Week Four


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC Who will snag a Golden Buzzer this week? In the first episode, Tyra Banks was the first to press the golden buzzer for acrobatic and dance group Zurcaroh. Simon Cowell was second to press it for 40-year-old singer Michael Ketterer. Howie Mandel was third to press it for 13 year […]

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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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