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February 2009 Archives

Last night during the American Idol results show, I detected more than a little tension at the judges’ table which makes me wonder if this season the real drama will occur off-stage. While new fourth judge Kara DioGuardi was making […]

Last night, I was wrong about my American Idol predictions, and I’ve never been so happy: Kris Allen (pictured) made the Top 12! He, along with Allison Iraheta and Adam Lambert, join Alexis Grace, Danny Gokey and Michael Sarver in […]

Fan voting opens today for the 40th Annual Dove Awards, which honor the best in Christian and gospel music This year, fans are invited to vote in the categories of Artist of the Year and New Artist of the year. […]

Gospel duo Mary Mary performed at the White House last night at an event honoring Stevie Wonder. Wonder was awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The show will air tonight on PBS. The Library of Congress […]

I read a blog today that likened American Idol contestant Norman Gentle (known in real life as Nick Mitchell) to Season 6 contestant Sanjaya Malakar.Maybe you remember the admittedly cute but woefully untalented singer who was kept in the competition […]

So last night the second group performed on American Idol, and all I can say is they pretty much stunk up the joint. You can read my live blog from the show last night and get the play by play. […]

Every Friday, the MusicRadar Team at team singles out what they think were the best videos of YouTube for the week. Last week, managing editor Michael Leonard picked The Wrecking’s cover of U2’s “Get On Your Boots” as his […]

Rock band Mae has announced dates for their spring tour with Person L, Barcelona, and Tokyo. The tour kicks off in Norfolk, Virginia on April 18th and wraps up at the end of May in New York City. For tour […]

UPDATE 4/14/09: Wesley Sleep Program Puts Me To Sleep – That’s A Good Thing! We’ve got Biblically-based diets and cookbooks. We’ve got Christian books and music and movies and power drinks and sneakers and breath mints. If we can endorse […]

OK Idol fans! We’re ready for Group 2 on our road to the Top 12. Tonight, there are three contestants with ties to Christian music: Mishovanna Henson, Matt Giraud, and Kris Allen. Plus, Norman/Normund Gentle (aka Nick Mitchell) performs. It […]