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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 …Read More

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. …Read More

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 …Read More

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 WSJ.com, and music fans in Japan falling in …Read More

One of the best stories of the first night, Chris Rene   My editor asked if I was going to watch Simon Cowell’s new show, “The X Factor” and then blog about it. Since I already started watching “The Sing …Read More

I wish I could remember which of my friends told me that I had to watch “The Sing Off” because I would love it. Because I’d like to track them down and thank them for the suggestion. (It was, in …Read More

The airwaves are flooded with talent competitions these days, and as you read earlier today I don’t really care. Except that the contestants for the third season of The Sing-Off were announced, and now I have to care. Competing on the …Read More

When I left the Gospel Soundcheck blog for my little hiatus last fall, the hot topic was (besides Katy Perry), homosexuality (which, I suppose, includes the singer who kissed a girl and liked it). I know. What on earth does being gay have …Read More

The 9th Annual Southern Gospel Music Guild (SGMG) Harmony Honors were presented this week at a free event at TBN’s Music City Auditorium, recognizing achievements in Southern Gospel Music. The event was hosted by Jason Crabb and featured performances by The Bowling Family, …Read More

BET’s hit gospel singing competition show, “Sunday Best” has named their Top 20 contestants. The contestants were chosen from auditions in Lagos, Nigeria, Detroit, Philadelphia and New Orleans, and will now compete on stage in New Orleans before judges Pastor …Read More