The moment the screaming guitar riff hit my speaker, my interest was piqued. I was listening to Spotify in the background casually last week, and I don't usually keep track of who I'm listening to. That is, unless the music grabs me like the opening lick of "Candy" did. The colorful album art for the single...Read more
American Idol is an impressive franchise that cranks out superstars much like a fairy godmother - just think of household names like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, and Adam Lambert (just to name a few who had their big break on the show). But last year's winner (preceding the currently reigning winner Laine Hardy) Maddie Poppe might just be the next one to go worldwide.
American Idol LIVE tour 9/15/18, New Bedford, MA As the characteristic theme song from the show played over the loudspeakers, and the lights went down (even though it wasn’t Ryan Seacrest asking Kieran to dim them), I knew the show was about to start. The shimmering, blue spokes radiating out from the center of the American Idol logo moved more and more erratically, counting down the...Read more