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We’re down to the wire on this first season of The X Factor, and there’s one burning question still yet to be answered: How is it that Marcus Canty is still in the competition? Don’t get me wrong. I like […]

Lakoda Rayne’s performance last night This is one of those weeks on talent shows like The X Factor when you wish they’d say, “Surprise! In honor of Thanksiving no one goes home!” That’s because last night’s show was just a […]

Without question, the most grateful performance of the night Tonight’s episode of The X Factor was all about giving thanks, as each contestant chose a song to honor someone who inspires them or has made a difference in their lives. […]

Big thanks to my friend Matt Conner, editor at Stereo Subversion and all around super awesome guy. He posted this “worst worship” video today on his Facebook page and I just had to share it with you. This is a […]

My favorite performance of “rock night” was Josh Krajcik. Not only was he good, he sang a rock song.   Tonight’s X Factor results show offered up a surprise early on as the field was whittled down from 10 to […]

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 […]

  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 video audition of “Somebody To Love” for […]

So the Marc Martel frenzy has heated up a few hundred degrees. With his audition for the Queen Extravaganza reaching 3.3 million views in less than a week, a profile in the, and music fans in Japan falling in […]

Seriously. This is the most cool thing that’s happened in Christian music in a long time. Marc Martel’s audition tape for the Queen Extravaganza hasn’t just captivated fans. The Wall Street Journal online did a story today on Marc. Whoo hoo! […]

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