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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 11: songs Of The Cinema


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com Last week one of my favorites, Emily PIriz, was eliminated from this season’s offering of American Idol. She was scheduled to sing Pink’s version of “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” this week. I have no doubt it would have been outstanding and would have provided marked contrast with last week’s upbeat performance of […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 12: Home


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com So, last week’s Top 13 show was – interesting! Lots of twists and turns and technical glitches and vocal issues. I don’t know – I find these singers very green this season and, with Harry Connick on board, I was expecting more. Much more! Much much more! However, at the risk of […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 13 Performance Show: This Is Me


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com I am glad that the theme of the Top 13 Performance Show is titled This Is Me, because for the first time, I have no idea who’s who among this group. Names escape me, performances are a blur – all thanks to Rush Week. Well. Guess what? Rush Week was too rushed. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Results Show: Who Makes The Top 13?


On Wednesday evening, I felt that the gentlemen fared better than the ladies in their performances. It wasn’t perfect, but I could see great promise in some of these young male singers. And finally – host Ryan Seacrest extended a gracious accolade to the five male singers who were not called to perform in the […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For American Idol Season XIII Top 15 Female Singers


Finally, American Idol is live and unedited. Not unscripted, mind you, but unedited. This week, the American public has to whittle down 31 singers to a Top 13 lineup for the Finals. This ritual will continue over three-day period beginning on Tuesday, February 18th at 8:00 PM on Fox. I am not sure how this […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For American Idol Season XIII Top 15 Male Singers


Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.com Okay, so supposedly we have the Top 15 guys performing on Wednesday evening. But, after Tuesday evening’s show, we know better, correct? I have pretty much said all that I am going to say about the format of the show this season – for now! It is what it is and 5 […]

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[VIDEO] Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII: Hollywood Week Part Two


Picture Credit: American Idol This is the week folks! Our Top 30/31 will be revealed after this week’s final solo round, so set those DVRs! We are almost there and you don’t want to miss this dramatic two-night extravaganza. I am anxious to hear some of the best vocal talent showcase their individual voices. Group […]

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[VIDEO] Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII: Hollywood Week


Picture Credit: American Idol Hooray for Hollywood! That’s what I say! Because the fun, drama and suspense now begins! Oh – and the singing too! Did I mention the singing? But Hollywood Week on American Idol has always been a favorite of mine. This is where we get a glimpse of the true personas behind […]

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


Picture Courtesy Of American Idol That’s one confused Top 4 in that picture. And color Ryan confused as well. In fact, we are all confused here as we enter yet another Top 4 week with Amber, Angie, Candice and Kree. The Save option was not used – ever – this season so Idol was faced […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 4 Results Show: One Hit Wonders And Personal Choice


Soooo, tonight is the Results! But everyone in the media and blogosphere knows that no one is going anywhere this week. The only thing that’s going to change is the theme of next week’s performance show because all those pretty faces pictured above will remain the same and will be chirping like little nightingales next […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 4 Performance Show: One Hit Wonders And Personal Choice


Picture Courtesy Of American Idol Well, the Top 4 ladies are set to go but MCL not as much. In case you missed it in in the last two topics below, I have a nasty stomach virus. Although I will watch the show from the comfort of my bed, there is no way Jose that […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 5 Results Show Featuring Clay Aiken And Fantasia


Well, here’s the good news. After all the estrogen on stage last night, we are finally going to get a bit of testosterone in the form of American Idol Season 2 Runner-Up, Clay Aiken. It’s been a long time since I have seen Clay so I am excited here! He has always been one of […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 5 Performance Show: Divas’ And Birth Year Songs


Picture Courtesy Of AmericanIdol.Com Well, here we are at last. Five females in the Top 5. American Idol history has been made – which would have been fine and well if the Producers had not manipulated the juice out of this show to achieve this result. There is a nice mix of songs on tap […]

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Spoiler Alert:Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 6 Performance Show: Bacharach/David And Songs You Wish You Wrote


Picture Courtesy Of American Idol Looking at the above picture, I just realized that Janelle Arthur bears a strong resemblance to Season 11 Top 10 finalist, Hollie Cavanaugh. Or is it just me? Well irregardless, like Hollie last season, she sure is getting the shaft as of late. I am not usually on the country […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 7 Results Show: Rock Music


Last night’s rock show, featured the purist singing I have ever heard in this genre. So strange. Just when I was looking for some grit and growl, these singers took a pure, almost studied approach to this genre. It makes me wonder why American Idol programmed this theme because, truthfully, there wasn’t a genuine Rockstar […]

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