Reality singing competitions are great opportunities for songwriters. After all, whoever wins is going to need an album's worth of material. But I h...
Carrie Underwood: "I love it when the writers of a song that I sing tell a story about the song that I didn't know before."
In keeping with previous Global Citizen Festivals, the goal is to celebrate the achievements made toward ending extreme poverty by 2030. But this year, we're working to change the systems that keep people poor.
You may be the type that forgoes a hot dog at the baseball game to fit in your suit the next day at the beach but in some cases a hot dog might not be the worst thing to put in your mouth if it keeps you from spewing out some discourteous words at your Little Leaguer's baseball game.
Carrie Underwood is a role model for all small town dreamers. Before her big performance at last night's Samsung #Hope4Children event, she dropped...
For the 3rd year in a row, What's Trending has partnered with Hope For Children to broadcast live from their annual charity gala, Hope for Children. T...
You haven't heard of Holland Marie. But you will. For two years the Nashville rocker has been ripping up Music City's honky tonks, marching across the stage in her skin-tight, black pleather pants, gyrating her hips and banging her long, brown locks with Def Leppard-like ferocity.
"I think that all of us girl singers that started out after Linda became very famous, in a way, wanted to be her and wanted to sound like her, and then we had to say 'we can't,' so we have to find our own inner Linda."
Young women talking about feminism is important. But focusing only on which young, famous women embrace or reject the label of "feminist" essentially reduces the issue of equal rights to a hashtag.
When Forbidden Broadway comes out swinging, not everything receives a knockout punch, which is more or less Alessandrini's usual result. Enough does, however, and after the kind of season we've just endured, musical lovers should bow down before him.
Here are 6 not-so-fun facts about the reality behind the von Trapp family.
For some theatre companies, the challenge of the holiday season is to find a way to make an old story seem relevant to contemporary audiences. Two of 2013's Bay area productions (based on classic pieces of literature) offered audiences an unintentional opportunity to do just that.
The beauty of live TV is that viewers can chatter on Internet platforms while watching, which serves to drive even more viewers to the live program.
NBC's "revival" of The Sound of Music might not have been a great idea, and casting Carrie Underwood might have been a misstep, but the widely pan...
Determined to be open to this new take on an old favorite -- after all, "the wool of the black sheep is just as warm" -- I hunkered down with a homemade habit (not kidding), a bottle of Grüner Veltliner and an unlimited texting plan to exchange notes with my family.
Not everyone seemed to share my excitement. At least not in a positive way. Twitter and Facebook seemed to explode with negative comments before the first commercial break.