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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 17 Of The Voice: Premiere Week


Coaches Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, John Legend and Blake Shelton are ready to discover and coach the next singing phenomenon or phenomenons. The Voice is set to air on Monday, September 23rd and Tuesday, September 24th on NBC. Once again, Carson Daly returns as host. This season’s battle advisors are Normani for Team Kelly, Will.i.am for Team Gwen, Usher for […]

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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 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 American Idol Season 17: The Final Judgement


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com/ABC Okay, Idol Fans. I am back from vacation and, from all reports, I have been missing a fabulous season of Idol featuring extraordinary talent. This is what is happening this week, courtesy of @IdolSpoilers on Twitter via MJsBigBlog. Social media for the win – because I couldn’t find anything on the American […]

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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 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 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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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 American Idol Season XIV Top 5 Singers: Personal And Judges’ Hometown Picks. 


  Picture Credit: American Idol This in from AmericanIdol.Com: “Strip the lights, kill the fog machine, back the trusses off the stage. We’re trading that extravagant arena feel for something a lot more intimate this week. The Top 5 (aka your Idol Tour 2015 lineup) will be delivering two songs each, selections that define them…and define the […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol XIII Top 2 Performance Show


Picture Credit: American Idol Well, here we go! The Top 2 Performance Finale for American Idol Season XIII will air on FOX Tuesday, May 20th, followed by the Results Finale on Wednesday, May 21st at 8:00 PM. Vying for the American Idol crown are retro rocker Caleb Johnson and multi-genre artist, Jena Irene. At this […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol XIII Top 3 Performance Show


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com I will not be contributing a Vocal Masterclass article for the remaining two shows of American Idol Season XIII. I am honestly just too busy this season and need every free moment to either deal with real life and/or relax. Also, I feel I have said everything I could possibly say to […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol XIII Top 4 Performance Show: Break Up And Make-Up Songs


PIcture Credit:AmericanIdol.Com What in tarnation is this all about. Makeup and breakup songs? Seriously? It makes me long for the days when Top 4 or 5 on American Idol thematically planned Big Band night and legends such as Tony Bennett acted as a worthy mentor for these kids. After all, last time I looked, he […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 6 Performance Show Part Two: A Little Bit Country And Rock N’ Roll


Picture Credit: American Idol Poor Dexter Roberts! Suffering elimination last week before he was given the chance to jump on the Country side of this week’s theme. Well, that’s how the cookie crumbles on this show. Anything can happen. To be honest, I didn’t think we would see Dexter’s demise this early in the season […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 7 Performance Show Part Two: Competitors’ Choice


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Hey everyone. I am very busy with Easter celebrations and festivities this week so I will not be able to produce a Vocal Masterclass article for the Top 7. However, I will be watching he show and adding comments here or, if given the time, an abbreviated article. I apologize for this. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 8 Performance Show Part Two: Songs From The 80s.


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com This week on American Idol should be a very good week – for a couple of reasons. First off, the Top 8 will be performing Songs From The 80s. This was a very good decade for music and, hopefully, each singer was able to find a song perfectly suited to their vocal […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 8 Performance Show: Audition Song Week


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Okay. These performance themes are really random this season. Color me confused. This week, the Top 8 will be performing their original audition songs. That’s cute, but I am starting to miss the structured themes of past seasons. I understand that these generic themes allow the singers to reinforce their distinct artistry […]

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