We’re now into our Voice finals! (And I’m now tired, since I had to get up this morning to wait around for the wild card announcement, instead of being able to write my article last night.) Congratulations to Chris, Craig, Matt and Damien on making it into the finale.
Here’s all the stuff you might not have seen this week:
Javier Colon has been one of my favorite artists – and a good friend – since he won season one of The Voice for Team Adam. Since then, a lot of folks have asked me what he’s up to. Well, I tracked down Javier to give you all the scoop, and he’s got some great news to share. Click on over to Examiner to find out what’s going on with our very first champion.
Remember my recent interview with Team Adam’s Nicole Nelson from Season 3? Well, I now have the pleasure of premiering the new Dwight & Nicole music video on my The Voice Examiner page. Click the link below to give a watch to the cute 1950’s inspired video for “Smile.”
Happy Maroon 5 day! My favorite band has a new album out, so naturally I had to write about it. Ultimately, I felt sort of divided by this one, the same way I did with Overexposed two years ago. I’m curious what my fellow M5 fans think. The band is still evolving, but are they headed in the right direction? Click over to Starpulse to read my thoughts and share your own.
Pip was one of my favorite artists from season two of The Voice, and he’s been one of my good friends ever since. So I’m excited to report that he has a lot of interesting stuff going on – he’s signed a distribution deal with a company that’s tied to Universal Music Group (the record label behind the show, remember) and just came off a few shows on The Voice Tour. Click on over to Examiner for the latest from Pip!
I’ve teamed with my friend Caroline Glaser from The Voice season four to premiere one of the songs from her forthcoming six-track EP, Better Days Vol. 2, which arrives in September. You can click over to Starpulse to listen to the new track from Caroline, and I also asked her what we can expect from the record and about her touring schedule, which is wrapping up this week with several California shows opening for Us The Duo.
I had the opportunity to check out the new iteration of The Voice Tour in San Diego last week at one of its final stops, and now I can weigh in with my verdict. Was it as good as the first tour? Does it have what it takes to last more than one round? I weigh in on those issues, and spotlight some of the best performances, in my review at Examiner. (It does not include reference to when Will Champlin and Jake Worthington made me sing Taylor Swift. Sorry, America.)