Lakeshore Records digitally releases Brooklyn: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack today, December 4th. The classic track is performed by music coordinator John Carty with James Blennerhassettt, Paul Gurney and Jim Higgins.
For a show that has deliberately removed appearance from the initial selection criteria, "The Voice" sure ends up focusing a great deal of attention on the physical attributes of those ultimately chosen.
It is time -- long overdue, actually -- to revolutionize the news model in this country, certainly the conventional television and cable news model.
"The Voice" is TV extravaganza. Its stars are, ultimately, people. It winnows until just one Voice is standing. Its immediate mandates are pitch and song choice, hat or no hat, but its overarching message runs far deeper: nLove is not merely sentimental. Mutual respect might yet save us.
Like any speaker getting ready to deliver a keynote, you've got to know your audience -- and your audience will be mostly men -- period. But men are simply investors with a different gender and at the end of the day, they are motivated by the same things you are: getting good business done.
Melanie Martinez's career got a nice boost a few years back by appearing on The Voice, but ever since, she's carved a niche in the industry and the recent release of her debut album Cry Baby is clearly going to keep her around long after Blake and Adam retire their chair turns for good.
Maybe he thought that successful musicians don't play guitar on benches. Maybe in his mind guests at the Grand Hyatt aren't usually in jeans and a T-shirt. Or maybe, in his mind, guests at the grand Hyatt aren't usually black.
Melanie Martinez released her debut album, Cry Baby, on August 14th, and it's already topping the charts. With the #1 spot on the Alternative Albums Chart and #4 on the iTunes albums chart, no tears shall be shed anytime soon!
Talk about thrilling. In 1956, Alfred Hitchcock made a movie about a Queens jazz musician, an armed robber, and mistaken identity, starring Henry Fonda. It was called The Wrong Man. He also cast the Right Man. My father.
I love an underdog. In fact, I love everything about an underdog. From the wonderful journey of how they got here to how happy they are to just be in the room/arena/stadium with their highly-favored competition.
On Sunday, May 24, Grammy winning pop megastar Gloria Estefan will join an impressive line up of performers for PBS' National Memorial Day concert on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
I have come to realize that outrageous experiences are memorable and highly fulfilling. They are linked with living in the bold zone. The bold zone is that area past the comfort zone where fierceness resides.
Songland will be giving the average American aspiring songwriter a chance to pitch their song to top artists and producers in hopes that it will become an international smash.
Sarah has been known to juggle her career while waiting tables at a popular Nashville venue / eatery, The Family Wash while road managing other artists, acting as a personal assistant, styling video shoots for me and throwing pottery in her spare time. Didn't I tell you she was awesome?
My friends and I were lunching at Ivy at the Shore in Santa Monica, when who comes in but Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale. Not too many people knew about it, but Gwen Stefani was my secret best friend. As in, I knew we were best friends, she just didn't know it. Yet.