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Tonight’s episode of The X Factor can be summed up with one word: BORING. It was rock week, but only one contestant actually sounded like he was performing a rock song. The rest either sang boring versions of songs from […]

Marc Martel, singer/songwriter and member of the Christian rock band Downhere, has moved on to the second round in the Queen Extravaganza competition. Along with Marc, his brother David Martel and Downhere bandmate Glenn Lavender also moved on. Whoo hoo! The […]

  Three years ago, I wrote a post on this blog about the Jonas Brothers that started with this comment: I like the Jonas Brothers. In fact, I love the guys. I love that a group that admits openly that they’re Christians has gained […]

I thought Rachel Crow was the best performance of last night. We’ll find out later who was the worst. Last night the final 11 contestants on “The X Factor” performed songs from movies. Or more accurately, songs their mentors chose […]

The final 11 contestants performed on tonight’s episode of “The X Factor” and some clear frontrunners are starting to emerge. While some were good, some acts simply took the competition to a level a few acts may not be able […]

(One of the acts I would have sent home if I was a judge. Fortunately for them, I’m not.) Tonight was the first results show of this season of “The X Factor”. Eleven acts will move on to the next […]

On tonight’s episode of “The X Factor,” the final 12 contestants peformed, and for the first time the viewers get to decide who’s going home. While the judges are still mentoring their contestants, they don’t have a say in who […]

 Marc Martel, lead vocalist for the Christian rock band Downhere, was honored last night at the MTV O Awards 2 where fans across the country voted him the winner of Best Fan Cover for his rendition of  Queen’s “Somebody To […]

  This just in: after a heavy fan write-in campaign, Downhere’s Marc Martel has just been added as a nominee for the MTV O Awards 2 in the Best Fan Cover category for his YouTube.com video audition of “Somebody To Love” for […]

Downhere’s Marc Martel appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show yesterday, and fans are raving about his performance. Mostly, about how much he sounds like Freddy Mercury, which is a good thing since he’s getting all of this attention for his […]

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