Amid wall-wall coronavirus news coverage this past weekend, I saw the sad news that Kenny Rogers died. Given the timing of his death, I'm a little sad he won't probably get the star-studded treatment a country music star of his pedigree deserves. I'll readily admit that I'm by no means a mega-Kenny fan, but he [...]
Season 10 of American Idol is terrific. Whereas previous seasons have lost viewer interest and enthusiasm, I personally think that this might be the best season so far. In short, the contestants are much, much stronger as a group than in previous seasons. They also have some of the most unique and diverse styles of singing and performing ever seen on American Idol. I think a lot of credit should be given to new judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez for helping to make this happen. While such a declaration may provoke chuckles, there are some numbers to back it up.
One of Peru's most popular musicians has released an optimistic climate change anthem as the title track of his newest album Amazonas. While Pedro Suarez-Vertiz has produced numerous hits, he is also well known for writing socially conscious songs. For these reasons, he is a beloved musician and celebrity in Peru. He has also gained [...]