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I shop music frequently, and this Friday I wanted to pass along to all of you dear friends the best advice I can.  Today that advice is to make Amazon your home for digital music.  No, I don’t work for […]

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Another Thursday, another night of seeing who got kicked off Idol.  Tonight the last two left standing were Casey Abrams and Scotty Mcreery, and Casey Abrams got the boot. Despite a judges save, clear improvement throughout the season, ridiculous ability […]

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WHHOOOAAA, livin’ on a prayer!! Sorry, this isn’t Bon Jovi night on Idol, though I estimate that will be a theme night on Idol season 28.  Instead, we are down to 6 Idol hopefuls from the original 13.  That also […]

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Frenchie Davis has had a long road back to the television spotlight.  The spunky R&B singer was a Top 12 contestant on American Idol, but she found herself disqualified from the season as a result of scandalous photos taken earlier […]

NBC is issuing the next battle cry against American Idol – The Voice.  The show brings together a coaching panel of the surgingly popular Cee Lo Green, diva Christina Aguilera, Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine, and country star Blake […]

8 songs in 8 hours.  That’s what artists Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five), Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls), Damian Kulash (OK Go), and author Neil Gaiman have been attempting from 4 pm to 12 am today.  The idea to write and […]

…and apparently, it will “shock” us in an unexpected way.  In the video for the controversial single Lady Gaga will play the part of Mary Magdalene, news which has already brought out naysayers.  What is interesting though, is that the […]

According to Pollstar, Winter Jam is currently the most popular tour of 2011.  With a loaded Christian Contemporary bill and cheap ticket prices the tour has put 524,239 people in seats across the country.  That number tops tours by Justin […]

There are only seven potential idols left.  Did their performances take me to seventh heaven, or to the seven circles of hell?  Let’s find out! Opening Performance – They brought back the departed six to perform a Pink song.  Poor, […]

If you like music and you haven’t watched the NBC show The Sing Off, then you need to mark your calendar for next Winter!  The Sing Off is a vocal competition a la American Idol, but with a cappella performance […]

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