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If last week was a tough week for X Factor Nicole Scherzinger after she voted to send home Drew, this week might be downright dangerous. After host Steve Jones announced that Chris Rene, Josh Krajcik and Melanie Amaro were straight […]

Chris Rene performed an original song; it was one of  my favorite performances on a great night of music We’re getting down to the wire on this first season of The X Factor. Last night the final 5 contestants performed […]

Astro had the lowest number of votes, based on this performance Wednesday night On tonight’s episode of The X Factor, two contestants went home and five moved on to the next round. My prediction would have been that Marcus Canty would have been […]

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 […]

 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 […]

I intended to post about last night’s “The X Factor” boot camp auditions, but thought I’d wait until tonight, when they all had aired. That way we can wrap up boot camp in one fell swoop. As it is, I still have to […]

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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