Simon Cowell breaks rules as 9-year-old singer makes history

If you thought you saw the last Golden Buzzer in “America’s Got Talent” this season, think again. While every judge usually gets a chance to smash the coveted buzzer and send an act straight to the live shows, 9-year-old singer Victory Brinker delivered a performance on Tuesday’s episode that warranted a change in focus. rule. …

Review: Summer of Soul’s Forgotten History of a Black Harlem Music Festival

Two summers ago I wrote on Woodstock. 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the famous (perhaps infamous) music festival, and a good time to assess its legacy as captured in a landmark concert documentary. After all, it’s iconic; if you mention the place, people think of half-naked hippies in a field and Jimi Hendrix absolutely …

First transgender woman crowned Miss Nevada reflects on history

Kataluna Enriquez has always loved creating things. “At a young age, I was unable to play with the toys I wanted,” Enriquez said. “I remember going to my sister’s room so that I could play with her dolls. I cut my socks and turned them into dresses. On Sunday night, Enriquez wore one of her …

A revolution finally televised: “Summer of Soul” by Questlove corrects the history of the pop festivals of the 60s

Let Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove, jump into the documentary game in style. With “Summer of Soul”, the Roots co-singer, drummer and songwriter makes his directorial debut. As with the best films, Questlove’s narrative is shrouded in mystery, while leaving an emotional resonance that won’t be soon forgotten. Subtitled (“… Or, When The Revolution …

98 Degrees Talk Return to Spotlight, Nostalgia and the “Dumbest Line in Music History”

98_Degrees – Credit: 98 degrees Let’s leave it to 98 Degrees to reform and announce a new project in the middle of a summer heatwave. Jeff Timmons, brothers Nick and Drew Lachey and Justin Jeffre return to the limelight as a band for the first time in eight years for the “98 Days of Summer” …