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Tag Archives: Singing

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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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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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 10 Of The Voice: The Top 10 Live Show


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice We are down to the Top 10 and the competition is still pretty keen.  Below, you will find the names of the remaining singers.   I will add the iTunes Links to their numbers in a separate blog topic.  Team Pharrell Hannah Huston Daniel Passino Team Blake Adam Wakefield Mary Sarah Paxton […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Top 12 Live Shows. 


  Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice   Now, this is the stage where The Voice takes on a more serious tone. We are entering the live show phase where the Top 12 singers, voted through by a combination of voters and judges selection, take to the stage. On Monday, April 18th, the Top 12 singers will attempt to […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Blind Auditions Week One


   Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC Please forgive me. I totally forgot that The Voice Season 10 Premiere was starting this evening.  Thank you to one of my readers, Vonnie, for unfreezing my brain.   It has already aired on the East Coast but I am right on time for the West Coast Feed which begins […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 9 Top 10 Live Show


   Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC My deepest apologies. I forgot to add a topic for last week’s session of The Voice.   I have not been watching this show on a regular basis so I am leaving it up to all of you out there to fill me in.  Here is what is happening this […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The KnockOut Rounds Begin


   Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC I don’t know about all of you but I am slightly obsessed with the photos of the Season 9 judges for The Voice. They are beyond cool and perfectly capture the star chemistry of this particular grouping of judges: Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton.  Plus, Adam still […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The Blind Auditions Week Two


   Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice The ninth season of the American reality talent show The Voice started strong.  There were some pretty amazing performances last week.  I love, LOVED BRAIDEN SUNSHINE.  He is a real find.  Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani all snagged some mighty fine singers.  The Blind Auditions continue this week on […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV Top 9 Show: Songs From The 80s 


   Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com The mentor for the Top 9 show will be Boy George. Remember him?  This should be very entertaining.  Also, if you wish to be spoiled before the show, I have added a blog topic HERE for your perusal.  Although 11 singers will be perched on the chairs during this Wednesday’s show, only 9 will […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIV: The Top 8 Females Sing Motown With Aretha Franklin


 Live Update At The End Of Article I was disappointed to see the elimination of Savion and Riley on Wednesday. They both brought considerable musical skills to this competition and I felt had depth and potential that we did not have the chance to see and enjoy.  To eliminate 4 instead of 2 singers […]

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The Voice Season 8 Is Set To Air On Mondays And Tuesdays Beginning This Week.


Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice Well, away we go! Another season of The Voice is upon us. So now, with the addition of American Idol over on Fox. we have four nights of reality singing shows. Who can keep up with all this? I will try my best but I am going to need some serious […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 7 Of The Voice: The Top 4 Finale Week


Picture Credit: NBC/THE VOICE Well here we are in Finale Week! And it looks like the showdown is between Team Adam and Team Blake. Unfortunately, not one artist from Team Gwen and Team Pharrell received enough votes or tweets or however they measure the vague voting system in this series to make the Grand Finale. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 7 Of The Voice: The Top 10


Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice Man – the singers were nervous last week, weren’t they? Not all – but certainly the majority. That being said, some wonderful vocal talent are still in this competitor, ready to sing for your votes on Monday – so I hope y’all will be watching. Judge/Mentors Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani […]

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America’s Got Talent Forte Star, Fernando Varela, Performs To Great Acclaim In Timmins Ontario


Okay, I will let you in on a little secret. I was crying like a baby during Fernando Varela’s concert on Saturday, October 4th in Timmins, Ontario Canada. And for a good reason. The depth and passion Fernando transported his audience via his singing voice and spoken word really touched me. Yes, I said spoken […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 7 Of The Voice: The Blind Auditions Week 3


Picture Credit: NBC/THE VOICE I watched a portion of the The Voice last week and enjoyed it very much. I always do in the early stages. It is the middle stage that drags on forever and we lose so many great singers and that seems like such a shame. The judges are hilarious as always […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season Six: The Top 8 Live Show


Picture Credit: NBC’s The Voice The Voice is rolling to a strong end and a very diverse group of singers still remain in this competition. I know I may be in he minority here but I thought Bria Kelly’s elimination was very unfortunate. She is an artistic, blues- infused gem and I absolutely love her. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season Six: The Top 10 Live Show


Picture Credit: NBC The VoiceThe Top 10 are scheduled to perform on The Voice – live and for your votes. After last week’s show, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton were fortunate in that all three contestants on their teams escaped elimination while Shakira and Usher were left with two each. The talent runs deep this […]

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