Friday, 24 January 2014

[Free For All Friday]


I could really do with a Hallmark/Lifetime movie and a cup of tea right about now. Not long to wait, though! One starts at 3 on Channel 5!  Let me give you guys the synopsis *checks TV guide*:

"A criminology professor is suspicious when a colleague appears to have died from a heart attack, and teams up with a private detective to uncover the truth - and they discover the dead man had a number of enemies and harbored many secrets. The second in the series of murder mysteries, starring Dick and Barry Van Dyke alongside Kimberly Quinn and Jonathan Banks".

Not really what I had in mind, but I suppose I can pretend it's a feature length episode of Diagnosis Murder. I also need to pick up my car from a cousin's house...but I guess that can wait. The banality of (my) life..(!)

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Inappropriate hugs to all y'all, and wishing you an awesome weekend!

 

227 comments:

  1. A parting gift... A tease from her new album which has yet to be released.... I really like this song....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-p3pXeP6Uek

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  2. 1) Regina Belle & Peabo Bryson: A Whole New World (Aladdin)


    2) Elton John: Can You Feel The Love Tonight (The Lion King)

    Both songs are, absolutely, incredible: Soulful, Elegant & Charming. I truly do miss 1990's- Disney, although I did think 'The Princess & The Frog and Tangled' were wonderfully made 'modern' Disney films.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqGTb4ZFAS8

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1hcc1QvM2Q

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  3. Yep, proud to say... I called it some 5 years ago! Here's Sarah Jarosz in her television debut on national (US) television. probably due to after receiving 1 Grammy nomination for her first album, her third got two nominations for this years Grammies. Go Sarah!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPNVY19w-Ps

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  4. My biggest issue with the newest Disney films are the turn in animation towards primarily computer generated visuals. Im just a sucker for traditional hand drawn animation. Its much more aesthetically pleasing to me. The current music is "ehh". Tangled's soundtrack was forgetable to me and Frozens was alright. I'm not the biggest fan of broadway scores.

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  5. And a second appearance..
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euFSVKYFUXQ

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  6. God i just can't get over Alexander skarsgard!


    http://25.media.tumblr.com/7613bae6da92dd31c321ed9661c37102/tumblr_mpp37cCplL1qcs3sko1_500.gif

    http://31.media.tumblr.com/9834bf83254f18100d2c771a97014354/tumblr_mpp37cCplL1qcs3sko2_r1_500.gif

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  7. Yes...YES! https://31.media.tumblr.com/e10f3bcf5b69d4147665fa3e89b67ac5/tumblr_mrr905Igmj1qevo2jo1_250.gif

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  8. Give us your predictions for the next big thing!

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  9. Primo Uomo Assoluto24 January 2014 at 19:51

    I just need to post this performance, such an amazing artist, incredible singer, such emotion in her voice.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrJz9Dh5MsM

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  10. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkvX1t3VQfQ Beautiful Adele Performance.

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  11. "Colours of the Wind" "Part of You World" "Under The Sea" "Hakuna Matata" "Can You Feel The Love Tonight?" "A Whole New World" "You've Got A Friend In Me" "Reflection (Lea's version)" "Poor Unfortunate Souls" "Zero To Hero" "Snuff Out The Light" "Circle of Life"

    Oh yeah, and the entire score of "The Nightmare Before Christmas"

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  12. Beautiful, you can tell she learned a lot from her idol, here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blLJk3PqHl4

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  13. Primo Uomo Assoluto24 January 2014 at 20:43

    So beautiful! I'm moved to tears. Her tone, her emotion...

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  14. I know we're supposed to keep these comments PG, but I'm tempted to post the other gif from this scene.

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  15. OMG, She is THE VOICE of our generation. Beyonce take notes gwurll! lol

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  16. One of The GREATEST of ALL TIME!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0AMzXCoDRc





    One of her best musical interpretations, ever. If you've yet to hear her this, you must listen to it NOW. It will change your life haha! She transcended even phenomenal itself. Such an extraordinary vocalist. Her voice is other worldly. This is how it's supposed to be done :D

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  17. Whitney Houston is my favorite vocalist of ALL TIME.

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  18. Primo Uomo Assoluto24 January 2014 at 22:38

    Her tone and her emotion *tears*

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  19. STUNNING. STUNNING. STUNNING.

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  20. GOODBYE WORLD!!!

    *Lies In Coffin & Closes Lid*

    >>>

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  21. What a Hipster she is; I am just TOO mainstream to ever understand!!!

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  22. One of my favorite performances by Beyoncé
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QhU3ILzQaY

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  23. Never forgot the first time I watched that video. It was the first time I truly recognized Beyonce as a true vocalist and musician. That tour saw some of Beyonce's BEST vocal moments and musical interpretations. Her skill should never be denied. I personally never clung to her voice as I found it was very common place, but I acknowledge that her skill is exceptional. In fact, her calibre is the only reason I'm not completely dismayed by her. Her technical skills by far have her competitors beat by miles. I love Jennifer Hudson, phenomenal voice, but the better 'singer' is Beyonce, and not by a little, by MILES. She is such a talented woman. She uses her voice as an Instrument. She most certainly isn't a one trick pony. Not a fan of the voice, but a fan I most definitely am when it comes to her artistry.

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  24. Undoubedly, one of Mariah's "Greatest" performances from her early years (1990 - 1995). What an incredible vocal performance.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65pzEJqTir0

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  25. I'm truly a brick wall in that almost nothing gets to me, and as emotional as movies/songs can get, they aren't enough to conjure any emotional feeling. However, if there is one song that's able to extract even the slightest of emotion, it's Colours of The Wind. That is by far the most powerful song I've heard in my entire life. Disney truly outdid themselves with this song. I don't think any Disney song parallels this. This is a song that makes even the heavens cry.

    Another one of my favourite Disney Songs is this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUfUYbhakCY



    This is back when Disney movies actually had something to TEACH you. Back then, the songs had depth and meaning. They opened you up to be versatile. Pixel Perfect is a true Disney movie. I really do miss the Old Disney.

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  26. The one at The Grammy's was UNBELIEVABLE. She was in a league of her own! I remember when I used to think Mariah Carey was just some awful singer. It really made me wonder why people said she was the best because I thought she was an awful singer. Then, I discovered she'd been around for a while. I began watcher her older material and I was floored! The Grammy performance of If It's Over is what forced to accept her as one of the best singers in existence, ever. She showcased every aspect vocally. Lower register, mid, high, whistle, melisma, excellent dynamics. EVERYTHING. She is a virtuoso by every standard of the word. One of my favourite performances of hers is this one:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OldqUCMaKUk



    I've never heard another voice like Mariah's. When people have the audacity to say that Ariana sounds like Mariah, I feel insulted almost lol There's no comparison there, ever. Mariah couldn't just hit the high notes, she could hit the low ones, the really low ones. She had a secure mid register that could give a Mezzos a run for their money. She's superbly skilled. She has BOTH the Skill and The Voice. Young Mariah was ridiculous!

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  27. This woman's voice is top tier, I think. There are those whose flaws are disdainful (technically) which makes them unacceptable, especially due to the fact that their voices aren't really all that great. However, this woman as I've always said is an exception because her voice is out of this world. Much like Whitney/Mariah, Regine's voice exceeds even the highest of high. Her voice by far transcends her flaws:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqO9Dy9Jx6g



    This is 45 seconds of AWESOMENESS! I could care less about what people say or think. I for one think she has one of the best voices in the world. If there was a top 5, Regine most DEFINITELY is in it!

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  28. Bob Marley: One of the World's "Greatest" Singer-Songwriters ever. What an inspiration this man was and still is, especially to me - personally. I always shed a tear whenever I listen to this song. He is truly missed; ICON. LEGEND. ETERNAL.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFGgbT_VasI

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  29. In my opinion, he's one of the best musicians to ever come out along with Prince. And Prince was BRILLIANT. There aren't more than 5 people I can think of that either supplant or parallel him. Amongst the very few that can do that is Mr Marley. His writing could stop an apocalypse if you ask me =D

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  30. YES. YES. YES. Prince is a Genius and Innovator in his own right also; an awe-inspiring artist, musician, producer, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist. How many artists do you know of that could say they were pioneers of their own Genre of music? - "The Minneapolis Sound" that inspired/influenced Sheila. E, Chaka Khan, Janet Jackson/Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis etc. in the 1980's.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Tzkgu_UQiw

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  31. Great writer, unfortunately I could never get into him because I'm not fond of his voice :/

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  32. Tori Kelly & Ariana Grande DUET!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htklJdxMgTE

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  33. That awkward moment where Tori has more stage presence than Ariana even on her own song.

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  34. Well, first and foremost, Bob was a musician and instrumentalist, though primarily a 'songwriter' and many [not all] singer-songwriters are, more or less, renowned for their songwriting & musicianship skills/abilities as opposed to their voices; Bob Dylan & Carlos Santana are renowned examples. I, as a gargantuan fan, know that Bob was never a singer nor a vocalist - and he said so himself - but he did have a very unique way in connecting with the songs in which he wrote (especially from an emotional perspective) and he always delivered them with the utmost honesty and tenacity. Also, he was a Reggae- based artist and Reggae music [True Reggae music] has always been about the MUSIC as opposed to the voice or anything else. However, all in all, you're not the first person I've heard make a statement like that, so...

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  35. I'm in love with Tori. She actually is one of my female celeb crushes now lol I'm confused why Ari was singing the lower harmonies at one part though. I also wanted Tori to bust out one of those super slick vocal runs.


    Anyways, it was just bliss. Pure bliss.

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  36. Russian pop has been really hitting the spot, as of late.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMDTSEnDOo8
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NHzq-ziuhs

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  37. Colors of the wind is basically the only song that always ignites the same emotion inside of me everytime I hear it.

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  38. I don't know what it is, but this is probably Demi's best performance of this song, especially with that E5 @ 2:26 and the G5 @ 2:37. It lost it's raspy tone...weirdly enough, I loved it more than her usual E5 belts
    I should note as well that she's singer straighter notes which is a PLUS. She should give up the vibrato while she perfects it.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnhzvCIjyjI

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  39. ariana butchered her own song *rip-right there*

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  40. :?what the hell is that hair color lol she looking like http://25.media.tumblr.com/4e37e18175aa10fc5603d078b22cc267/tumblr_mu2b98kUnE1s016wao1_500.gif

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  41. name your favourite disney non animated show

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  42. That E5 was very un-Demi-like. It was hollow and heady sounding, especially for a chest dominant singer. However, I noticed shes actually regaining her powerful midbelts. Thank god. She may be a Soprano but she is no upper belter, ever. As for this being her best live version of the song, I dont agree. The ones on Idol and the Del Mar concert were her best, I believe.

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  43. Unfortunately your pop music blog distracted me from following bluegrass/Americana scene closely so only prediction I can make is that Justin Bieber is going to be arrested a couple more times. ;-)

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  44. Some hard rock
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtN8oBjMr_E

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  45. WOW... That's all I can say after looking at this performance. WOW! WOW!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aB0COpSDeU

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  46. Same tune how he did it 35 years later


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgzs6pT26KI

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  47. i think she could have pulled off a better quality of vocal performance.. she sounded so tired already

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  48. LOL you watch that??? never expected that!!!! mine of course is Hannah Montana and Sonny with a Chance

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  49. why you didn't expected that,tsr is not that old lol and it was in my opinion was the funniest of all disney shows,oh i totally forget about hm it was also good but swac was weird as hell(tho i love demi)

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  50. oooooooooooooh nevermind now i understand what you meant by "never expected" imao i'm slow

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  51. OMG im sorry LOL. DisGUST made a mistake again. it was shown as "Opie Ever2" so i was shocked hahaha anyway i like that's so raven it is just that i never expected opie to watch those stuff thus my initial reaction lol

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  52. omg this made me remember how afraid i was after watching movie over this girl story and constant researching about her

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  53. Primo Uomo Assoluto25 January 2014 at 06:01

    Are you kidding me? The woman is a glorified karaoke singer with a squeezed high larynx.

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  54. Primo Uomo Assoluto25 January 2014 at 06:03

    Taylor Dayne, one of the greatest voices to ever bless the stage.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAFMWbbRX8o

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  55. oh okay lol i first was confused what you meant by "never expected" then i made myself believe you are being sarcastic lol

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  56. LOL And you are correct Josh...in a way. I am sure I would have watched Disney shows and Nickelodeon etc had it existed when I was the appropriate age.

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  57. No auto tune, no pasting together of 3 efforts, no lipping...the unsurpassed Streisand...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TA6LQmP0ec

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iF-zSPHwuM

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  58. Primo Uomo Assoluto25 January 2014 at 06:48

    LOL, the shade! But yes, superb performance :)

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  59. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/11/geri-halliwell-half-of-me-sales_n_4254090.html omg :(

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  60. And the equally unsurpassed Frank Sinatra

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSPbwXUq9vM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJpJoYYGzjM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSrHvNr8QQQ

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  61. I thought both were superb but I would guess you are referring to the first? And yes, I was rather pleased with that shade. or shall we just call it truth. ;-)

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  62. Primo Uomo Assoluto25 January 2014 at 08:07

    Well, I used to like Geri when I was little, I have her first album. She is not a vocalist, she is a performer, an entertainer. But...the song is just not good.

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  63. LOL DD i wanted to post this but i thought it was NSFW so LOL. too bad true blood is going to end this summer

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  64. Which film? There are a few out there :)
    I did a presentation on her in my psychology class a few years back.

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  65. and @MikeyPop see how I restrained myself! It took all my willpower not to post the nsfw gif. https://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m3mti8PhYb1qdv2s8o1_500.gif

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  66. I love her but I love Mariah more,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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  67. I just think Mariah was a better vocalist, much better. She did things that other people couldn't, even Whitney.

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  68. Well, I love them both (though I prefer W.H as a "singer") but...


    Overall Range: M.C
    Whistle Register/Falsetto: M.C
    Head Voice/Super- Head Voice: W.H
    Upper Register: M.C
    Middle-Register: W.H
    Lower Register: M.C
    Vocal Musicianship: W.H
    Vocal Technicality: M.C
    Live Performance/Showmanship/Interpretation: W.H


    M.C edges W.H out in terms of her melismatic skill but purely because of the sheer fluidity & elasticity in her upper chest voice; she is, simply, much more flexible there as she is in every register. Not only did/does she possess tremendous agility in high velocity/dramatic passages, her coloratura ability and execution of fioriture within her whistle register was (and still is) unbelievable and she knows exactly how to manipulate her voice to shape with the music. Her tonal quality only adds to the beauty of her voice; she is strictly technical. However, W.H possessed the much more superior, musically- interpretive wit; she ad-libbed/improvised much better than M.C ever could and her raw gospel roots only added to that effect - she also had one of the finest connected voices out of any Pop vocal artist to date; her transitions from chest to head voice were seamless, every note was centered accurately to the body of the melody and her diction, intonation and sense of pitch was immaculate. She was also the much stronger live vocal performer and show-woman.

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  69. LOL I just came here to post the full concert that came from. That was the third tune but the first two are also awesome. One of the greatest rock singers ever!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edPEBB6VjRQ

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  70. Only one I know from Disney movies. because it's Alison. Haven't seen the movie. ;-)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdVYEY-wdvU

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  71. Changing Brian's idea slightly..how about favorite (non Disney)movie soundtrack tunes? Here's one of my favorites.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0rYs0tbSks

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  72. Whitney still possessed those qualities even after years of abuse to her voice. I always wonder who would have the longest longevity (Vocal-wise) but I guess it's impossible to determine now. Maybe if Whitney didn't abuse her voice, she would still be AMAZING. However, Celine beats both of them in vocal longevity.

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  73. Great performance.

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  74. Who do you guys think are the defining voices of each country?

    USA- Whitney/Mariah
    China- Huang QiShan (One of the best voices in Asia and maybe in the world)
    Philippines- Regine/Charice
    Malaysia- Jaclyn Victor (Amazing voice during her prime)
    Australia- ??? or Delta Goodrem (Haven't listened much to Australian singers)
    Korea- SoHyang (Vocalist in a league of her own)

    Video:
    Huang QiShan, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aB0COpSDeU
    Jaclyn Victor, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCt91eBV0SM
    SoHyang, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oq7mryVuE4Q

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  75. "defining" or "best" or "favorite"?

    Seems to me quite the task to find one voice to define a whole country. Especially Countries like the US or China.

    But...best singer The Netherlands have ever produced

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r00aSm6nyxw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VAnos0IAD0

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  76. Vanessa Amorosi is hands down the best singer to come out of Australia.

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  77. I agree on Robert Plant. It was amazing what he did. He wasn't just a frontman of a band singing, he became a fourth instrument and as such an integral part of the band at times. Which is particularly impressive since Led Zeppelin were famed for improvising on stage.

    AC/DC btw I also enjoy. Those guys kept up pretty well, didn't they? In fact most of those guys you mentioned are great. But I do love that Plant refuses to live in the past, opting instead for always evolving.
    Here he is a bit more recently singing Americana for Pete sake and doing an awfully good job! :-)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtC_Rx1IMrc

    And Steven Tyler with as Super Bonus Bonnie Raitt first. Another one with serious pedigree.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b62vnycj_g0

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  78. Do you agree with Malaysia and China though? Jaclyn has a monstrous voice and Huang QiShan is absolutely stunning.

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  79. Primo Uomo Assoluto25 January 2014 at 19:05

    Somehow I don't consider the baby prostitute, high larynx sound of Regine Velasquez "great". At least when compared to SoHyang or Jonalyn or Lani. Though they all have their flaws. And they are all glorified karaoke singers.

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  80. Once again it seems the "defining" voice of a whole nations are those of pop singers.
    Canada also produced KD Lang for one. The US also has some great voices in Country and Jazz and gospel and Blues. I don't know about the other nations but I am sure China has some great voices in folk and Chinese Opera.
    Korea has Sumi Jo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAhsLdFGdXI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBq8I0BuQvs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKW0G0WcwiQ

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  81. Primo Uomo Assoluto25 January 2014 at 19:06

    How about Jane Zhang from China though?

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  82. I like Zhang but when it comes to raw control and emotion, Huang QiShan. You may not agree but I think Huang Qishan is one of the best singers China has ever produced.

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  83. Amazingness!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6CeYtjlQGY

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  84. Well, that's the point in individuality. You don't need to =) They're singing technically is a lot better. But, who has the better voice? I think Regine hands down has a MUCH better voice than all of them combined, although SoHyang has an absolutely wonderful instrument herself. I mean, SoHyang has both the instrument and the technique so I don't wish to take anything from her. She's got a fantastic voice on her. But measuring their capacity, Regine's voice (again) is miles beyond great. So I personally put her voice above theirs. That's just me.

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  85. Jacyln is pretty bad ass. I do love Jane as well. Huang is amazing, she has excellent moments. But I feel as though Jane and Jaclyn have strong voices as well. Yikes, it's tough.

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  86. lol ik indian singing style is pole opposite to every where else on world but still i didn't help myself posting it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toeub62hCPY

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  87. Man this song is perfect!

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  88. Yeah. Huang is now like 42 and still sounds amazing. Her voice in her prime years was (And still is) amazing and that G5 is absolutely stunnning! I don't know if she could go into the whistle register as there are little a small amount of videos on her prime years. I think if she did try, she could have done it because she can enter the head voice at ease and go high as E6-F6. I still think Huang QiShan is miles better than Jane. Jane may be amazing but Huang QiShan is the undisputed Voice of China.

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  89. Anyone heard of Jacob Lusk? This guy can BELT. IMO, better than Adam Lambert.

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  90. i only know one musician from india thanks to slumdog millionaire and he's in my opinion best composer i've seen in a long time.

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  91. Then here's another three for you
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvL_Yk1Q9Z0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gWCiLexilY



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEJSWIftX98

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  92. Primo Uomo Assoluto26 January 2014 at 06:21

    Have you ever seen a queen dressing like a stripper with drag queen make up? Of course not. Because even dressing "grand" should be tasteful. It's, like, the difference between a best dressed at the Academy Awards and a ghetto prom or gypsy wedding.

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  93. exorcism of emily rose!movie is not that scary but the fact that its based on someones life make it 10x scarier than any scary movie(except for the conjuring) and i researched(more like read only two long ass article) about her out of curiosity

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  94. That makes no sense whatsoever. What do strippers have to do with this? Or drag queen make up? The word "majestic" does not originate in any way from the strip or drag queen scene.
    Dude, you seem to have a little obsession with both.
    I am going by that quaint old thing folks invented to aid communication, called a dictionary.
    You look up "majestic" and you will see it is defined a certain way, "refined" and "tasteful" are defined another way. "majestic" is used for instance for the way cliffs rise from the sea. Have you ever heard of cliffs rising from the see "refined"?

    And the subject was the definition of "class". Josh defines it as "high and majestic", I defined it as "refined and tasteful" and you made the mistake of thinking "majestic" is the same as "tasteful and refined".
    It is not. And that is because it is based on royalty. And historically royalty had certain things in common but "refined" and "tasteful" are not amongst those. Doing things "big" and "grant" they always DID had in common.

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  95. Oh and btw have you seen how some of those kings and queens of lore looked? Drag queens and strippers can only strive to look as gaudy as some of them. LOL

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  96. thanks i appreciate it,i must say india is enriched with great musicians.lol its funny when i had first heard slumdog millionaire music i was not at all impressed and was confused why everyone is in awe of it but after sometime idk i just started searching about ar rahman and his old work really made me his fan i mean "jai hai" is nothing infront of his old work,here are some of his old songs(imao don't pay attention to the videos just listen to it,i cringe everytime watching them) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCEMB5Eqbc4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPtpVEBz9DI

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  97. Many parts of the world are full of great musicians.

    From China...and Canada (Celine singing in Chinese!)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TotAC-nP5CM

    From Africa...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxItKLvyCWE

    From Israel (via Yemen)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2xNTzlFSk0

    From the US

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XmgdFAp_6U

    From Ireland

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFAetAxZfuU

    From Scotland

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPlhmYLxMFU

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  98. Gustavo Rodrigues26 January 2014 at 08:59

    She was never really THAT successful. She had two studio albums that sold well (not gigantic sales, but well), then Back to Basics was mildly successful and then she released Bionic (which became the standard for flopped album in pop music) and Lotus (also a huge flop). She alone hasn't had a hit since 2008, in her entire career she's had ten Top 10 songs (Beyonce, Britney, Rihanna, Katy, Gaga and Pink all had more, hell, even Taylor Swift had more and most of these girls aren't even in the business for as many years as she is)

    Most of her credibility and appeal was due to the "voice of a generation" hype, which is sad because this means a generation grew up thinking that singing equals yelling. She was also never really that big among critics, always being criticized for having poor technique and oversinging.

    Beyonce is a better dancer, better singer and has greater stage presence, Britney is better at the big spectacle stuff and always outsold Christina, Pink is a better songwriter and always had more critical acclaim. All Christina has going for her is the "voice of a generation" hype and the fact that The Voice is a hit show.

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  99. Gustavo Rodrigues26 January 2014 at 09:06

    Meryl Streep comes to mind.

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  100. lol thanks again tbh i would have never discovered singers you posted(except for celine dion imao whole world knows her),my knowledge of singers is very limited lol i just know about the one who are in the limelight now and yeah i agree every part of this world is really filled with great mucisians,its a shame that we can't know about every single one of them and appreciate them

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  101. he's not only a great composer but also a good live singer,here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sp6wUe9gMrw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ex_ESrCD-Uc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFv9s8i7EEk

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  102. ik she's not a that great of a vocalist and i've not even buy her single album but its just sad seeing someone who used to literally sell so much and ones were on heights of fame and success fail his hard,its just makes me sad lol i don't know why

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  103. Exactly... (No shade though)

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  104. You're very welcome but...Youtube is your friend Anon. ;-)
    That's where I find loads of singers. And by talking to other music lovers.
    And yes, it is a shame indeed.

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  105. I know and she would be a great performer. He first time I heard it I was sure it would get nominated. Oh well

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  106. Dead at you saying she was never really THAT succesful lol. Her debut album was MASSIVE in the US and Canada, Stripped was bigger worldwide than any Katy, Taylor or Beyonce album and B2B sold really well considering it costed twice as much as standard album. Then you have Mi Reflejo which was Huge in latin markets.
    She has 11 top ten hits in US ( Beyonce has 3 more and Britney 2 - big difference huh?). Bionic and Lotus obviously flopped but it still doesn't change the fact that yeah she was THAT succesful.

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  107. Is this suppose to be a joke or do you guys actually like it?

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  108. Ha! I always have the urge to post some Anouk songs/performances on here but I don't know how people will react to her voice so I just keep lurking around. LOL. Are you Dutch?

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  109. My love for this Woman is just...

    I've seen her live in concert - TWICE: 2009/2013 - and her prowess & talent on stage is just unbelievable. I can, most definitely, see why she classes Tina Turner as her, all-time, favourite artist/performer and why she is defined as a Contemporary- answer to her because the spirit of T.T just pours out of her from every inch; her energy, stamina & endurance is absolutely amazing. She is, most definitely, an icon of our generation - her live performances alone cement that - and (give or take another 10 years of solid artistry, performances & vocal [technical] perfection) she WILL be a Legend in due time. Her discography is very well adept too, both with Destiny's Child and as a Solo artist.

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  110. How in the freakin' world did she became famous? I mean, there are TONS of beautiful girls that can sing out there, and even if they can't, they at least have stage presence. This is definetly a video that should be erased from the internet and never be brought back again. EVER.

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  111. ^ Exactly. I cringed so hard when I found this. Freddy Mercury is rolling in his grave.


    Sorry for ruining your day. lol.

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  112. Gustavo Rodrigues26 January 2014 at 17:32

    She wasn't. Look at the numbers, not the hype: Her debut album was 8x Platinum, which would be huge success... today. She released her album in late 90's, when the music industry was in a much better place regarding sales. You want to know who was THAT successful back then?


    - Britney Spears (Baby One More Time): 14x Platinum
    - N'SYNC (No Strings Attached): 11x Platinum
    - Backstreet Boys (Backstreet Boys and Millenium): 14x Platinum and 13x Platinum
    - Eminem (The Marshall Mathers LP): Diamond
    - Linkin Park (Hybrid Theory): Diamond


    That is HUGE success. 8x Platinum for a popstar's best-selling album is not huge if you take in account the time she released said album.


    You can't compare album sales from the late 90's with nowadays because the revenue from album sales in 1999 was 14.6 billion and from 2009 was 6.3. No one sells albums today like they sold back then (except Adele, but 21 only had so much fuss over its sales BECAUSE no one else sells like that anymore).


    Stripped was (for studio and business purposes) her second album and it went 4x Platinum after being released in 2002, let's look at some other albums from the same time: Avril Lavigne, with Let Go (6x Platinum), Britney with Britney (4x Platinum and it was her third album, when it comes to her second, she outsold Christina by miles), Norah Jones with Come Away With Me (Diamond), Shania Twain with Up! (Diamond)


    About hits: Yes, the difference isn't THAT big between Beyonce, Christina and Britney (not that small either), but for an alleged HUGE popstar who was THAT successful, she should NOT be the weakest hitmaker between her contemporaries.


    Also, you're right, my bad, she has eleven Top 10 hits, not ten, so great, she's as big of a hitmaker as Taylor Swift.


    Mi Reflejo sold well, not HUGE. Like I said, she used to sell well, but that doesn't change the fact that, yeah, she wasn't THAT successful.

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  113. I can tell you several of the guys here who know a lot about the technical side of singing became fans of Anouk. :-)
    IMO you shouldn't let such questions stop you from posting favorites. The blog is read by lots more people than those posting. I am sure lots of them enjoy being introduced to new singers and some may become fans. That's why I keep posting stuff like Bluegrass and Country.
    And yes I am. Are you?

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  114. omg only "good"????????he's an outstanding live singer!!!

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  115. Some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this.

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  116. It's an amazing song and it deserves a nomination for sure, the entire soundtrack was amazing to me. But I felt like Sia, Florence, and The xx all deserved a nomination more than Lana. Young and Beautiful was a great song but I think it's basic compared to the others.

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  117. I'm a little late to the party, but Suite Life and Hannah Montana.

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  118. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYpr-8sEkB0

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  119. Can anyone please tell me the note she sings around 3:33?

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  120. Yes, 'Plants musical versatility (as well as Freddie Mercury's) is unmatched; Rock/Hard-Rock/Heavy Metal - Rhythm & Blues/Blues-Rock/Blues - Bluegrass/Americana/Country & Folk etc. and he unites with them so perfectly. He also seems to be a very humble & genuine Man from what I've read about him and seen in interviews and the most ironic thing is that he is such an introvert in reality but, completely, comes alive when he's on stage singing/performing. That's the difference between somebody who EXISTS FOR their craft rather than LIVES BESIDE it. He, along with Bob Marley & Jimi Hendrix, are my Male musical inspirations.

    Anyway, I'm curious; who would you say your favorite Rock vocalists/acts are? :)

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  121. idk understand a single word she's saying but man her voice is just ugghh

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  122. lol no in my opinion that's so raven alone beat the shit out of every nicklodean shows(except for drake and josh)

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  123. But....... The Disney Channel has produced some of the most ICONIC and WORLD-RENOWNED children's television shows & films of the last generation. Shows: Even Stevens, Lizzie McGuire, That's So Raven, Kim Possible, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Hannah Montana. Films: High School Musical, The Cheetah Girls and Camp Rock. How old are you? ICarly & Victorious are good shows, for what they are, but nothing compared to Disney pre-2007.


    Now, if you're talking about "current" Disney then yes - every Nickelodeon show absolutely shits on Disney post- 2008.

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  124. Exactly. LOL.

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  125. imao demi seems inspired by hunger games lately after that horrid blue now she has dyed her hair pink smh

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  126. idu many of the videos you guys posted are in foreign languages but i still feel connected to singers voices more than i do to singers in my native lang,it just shows if anyone singing with true emotion can connect and send their msg regardless of lang

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  127. If only Matt Bomer could do a scene like that one *sigh*

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  128. Totally! But side note, of course for many of us..English is the foreign language. ;-)

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  129. Really? this woman sounds pretty stunning to me as well...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lXwcGLapo4

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  130. LOL I just posted them. ;-)
    But I am also quite fond of these guys

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=strKBSyKNUQ


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGYEXYPy3Mw

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  131. I know. That goes to show you how little they care for their artists. It's a unilateral benefit. They just endorse the singer on the platform only for their capital gain and once everything is over and done they discard the singer like an old pair of run down shoes. Idol at least makes more of an effort. It's a 50% effort. X Factor, 9% (if they're lucky) to none. What a cop out of a show. Melanie deserved more. I think she'll spring back, though. She's now on Broadway, so she just may rise the way Effy did in Dream Girls.

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  132. Whereas I do believe Regine's voice absolutely annihilates Melanie's without question, Melanie's rendition of the song was undoubtedly better than Regine's. Melanie's voice may be no match for Regine's but she's still got an excellent voice herself. I just didn't like Regine's version of the song. It was far too flat and underwhelming for my taste.

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  133. Ewww, NEVER! Jacob Lusk was pretty good. I LOVED his rendition of I Believe I Can Fly, but hell no. He ain't touchin' Lambert. He is, however, an excellent vocalist. I prefer Adam's mix. I'm overall a fan of the chestier notes than the ones that are more head dominant. Nothing against them, they're fine. But mannn, Adam is something else entirely.


    I always thought the finals should've consisted of Lauren, Pia, Jacob and Scotty. I really didn't like Reinhart, at all.

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  134. This is by far the best rendition of this song, in my honest opinion. I've yet to hear someone take it to the extreme he did. That Climax was extraordinary!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Yg0d9VOCUM

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  135. lol yeah but its different in "english being foriegn lang" and "other lang being foreign" because its global language everyone knows atleast little of it,so despite of it being foreign it becomes familiar to everyone whilst other lang are only spoken by country people..

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  136. Definitely. If you really think about it, English is made up of bits and pieces from other native languages. Weirdly, though, I find English to be a very tough language to grasp.

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  137. since you like A.r i think you would enjoy this, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mb-ALuYr-t0#t=282

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  138. WAY BETTER than Adele's version. She definitely should've risen as the victor of that season, no doubt. I get chills every time I listen to this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5YPu4gIpy4

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  139. he'll always be second best singer AI has discovered after kelly

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  140. Depends on the person. German is not my language but I understand it almost as well as English. French, Spanish and Hebrew sound very familiar to me and I know a bit of those languages. And there are millions in this world who actually do not know any English at all.

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  141. Demi's tessitura probably sits around the high fourth or lower fifth octave. A C4 is too low. She pretty much lives in the belting register. I can see where the mezzo idea comes from though. Demi darkens her voice to try and give it more weight and make it heftier&rounder, and that can confuse a lot of people; fact of the matter is, it brightens up and gets very girly as she ascends. After her surgery, her voice did get a bit darker, but that's expected. She's probably forming into a full lyric now.

    There are a lot of light sopranos. Mariah had a relatively light voice when she belted but she was the queen of resonance. Ariana, not so much. Not too mention Mariah had insanely resonant and dark lows, but she isn't considered a mezzo. She's definitely a soprano (even though she says she's an alto lol)

    I'm not the best at explaining things, but Demi is a soprano.

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  142. LOL Yes, I picked up on that when you first started posting here remember. ;-)
    Almost every language btw is made up of bits and pieces from other languages.

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  143. who won that season?michelle was my fave on that season

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  144. Why? Her voice is really unique and sounds amazing!

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  145. It's her who should apologize for this sacrilege. However, I must say it's a pitty that she's so damn horrible live (and that her music is not my cup of tea at all) because I quite like her voice in the studio.

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  146. Looks like someone's plagiarizing DD's writing on this WH video (scroll down to Nadia Smith's comment):

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eGIo_SCrN8


    She is taking compliments from other people and passing your analysis completely as her own... it's absolutely ridiculous, thought you needed to know.

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  147. Celine is like the most paranoid person on the planet with her voice. Since she does shows pretty often she spends a lot of time at the Ears nose Throat doctor and is constantly seeing her vocal coach. Probably why she still sounds like herself lol.

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  148. I'm 17, and I actually did watch all those shows you listed. I'm talking about more recent shows, because the Lizzie McGuire generation can't be beat. But I feel like in more recent years (like post-Hannah) Disney has been very fluffy and cookie-cutter, compared to iCarly and Victorious (which are Nick's only recent shows I watched) that have a good amount of quirk and creative writing. Nick movies can't even come close to Disney movies tho.

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  149. Pretty sure the one at 3;33 is a G5.

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  150. Primo Uomo Assoluto27 January 2014 at 01:42

    Katy Perry killed it dead! First time I like a performance by the bitch. Her vocals were on point and she served Witch realness! I quite liked Yonce's performance also, it's obvious she bought herself Dita von Teese's DVD at Crazy Horse de Paris, because several of her visuals in this album are straight up "borrowed" from the Crazy Horse numbers.

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  151. Primo Uomo Assoluto27 January 2014 at 01:44

    He has a very good high mix belting.

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  152. Ive seen the way you talk about Christina. Well its not an opinion its a fact that her voice is beyond powerful... Its full. its rich she has the tone of Whitney Houston. Whitney even gave her props. And I think that coming from the great Whitney speaks volume.
    And Im not even a fan... Fact

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  153. oh yeah that little country girl(more like taylor swift with above average voice)?

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  154. Thanks. It's so weird not being able to tell which note is which when listening to a new singer. My best guess was either an A5, B5, or a C6 as her G5 belt during her prime was so pristine.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aB0COpSDeU

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  155. Is there a video?

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  156. Primo Uomo Assoluto27 January 2014 at 02:27

    Of? Katy or Beyonce?

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  157. Hrm, I've always thought of her being a mezzo, so we'll just keep that argument at bay XD but for her being a lyric, I can see that. but idk if you could call her a full lyric. I think she's on her way to becoming a lyric soprano. And I think Ariana's voice is resonant and loud when she belts, but her voice is too "gentle and girly" for it to sound like it is with out actually being there when she's live or something.

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  158. ahh i think miley's rebellion phase is over(praise the lord),here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiEryycd3Co https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agXwXpbkM54 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reZVohPe-j8

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  159. Her voice was barely even average let alone beyond that lol

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  160. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxzEXstBddY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14b4T2OkAXo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMVUb607P2s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qra1Sx3b6I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPwMJtB49Fo mehh this year grammy was boring

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  161. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V21Z9avvXQY

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  162. Okay so I was wondering if you could explain to me something. I'm in no way trying to bash Michelle, but I personally think she was overrated on The Voice. I didn't feel a lot of appeal in her voice or tone, and I don't think her skill was anything exceptional. A lot of the times her voice felt almost rigid and shaky to me. And I think people made way too big a deal about her squatting or whatever as if that's an actual vocal technique that people use. I thought Danielle actually had a pretty tone and sounded really good on the songs she chose to sing, and she had a clear resonant voice with good high notes, especially for her age.

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  163. omg are you kidding me???!?!?!?!?!everyone was great especially pink!

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  164. http://31.media.tumblr.com/ccdfd76ffb22bd558a60c097b0bde472/tumblr_mn3ubhlyjF1r5ad6vo1_400.gif

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  165. lol you you should ask these questions to @Sasuke Uchiha she is the one who would answer them perfectly bc she knows about vocals and stuff and also she has watched the voice,as for me i liked michelle over danielle bc she was passionate about singing and her pouring emotions in her every performance really made me adore her,danielle every performance used to felt the same with no emotions

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  166. oops i meant *@sasuke (ughh i hate disqus)

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  167. Primo Uomo Assoluto27 January 2014 at 07:21

    Beyonce seems to be a fan of "Crazy Horse" as she is borrowing several visual elements from that show for her videos and performances now, but she was on point. Lorde...so fucking overrated and ridic, I can't even. Pink had the best vocals of the night. Katy Perry was also on point with her witchiness and I got emotional when Madonna came out singing "Open your heart to me", she looked like a death twice warmed over but she did good.

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  168. Yes I did actually. :-)
    Congrats on knowing so much about the between 6000 and 7000 languages in the world to be able to determine English leads the way in using "bits and pieces" of other languages.


    A chameleon is an animal which changes it's color in order to blend in with it's surroundings. You using it to describe a dominant language which adapted words of other languages to it's vocabulary, goes a long way to prove you indeed have trouble "grasping" English.

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  169. ringo and paul performance together made me remember how i was obsessed over searching about whole controversies surrounding them,i think if there'll be competition of "most controversial star" beatles would be an ultimate winner of it! by the way what's y'all thoughts on "paul macartny's dead" conspiracy and "stephen king killed john lennon" etc etc

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  170. No I didn't "miss the point".
    I meant to indicate... claiming a singer you like is the best a many thousand years old culture has produced, seems a bit of an overstatement when even in the same time frame there are better singers around.

    Also how can someone be the "undisputed voice of China" when A: I am disputing you, B:you admit others are better, C: I wouldn't think someone who simply sings another nation's culture in her own language can really be called "The Voice" of her nation. Especially not when ,thankfully, the culture whose music she sings in is actually of very little significance in that nation. ( and tbh I hope that American culture falters before it gets to be as unfortunate and as major an influence in such a way deeper and more beautiful culture as the Chinese one as it has been in so many other parts of the world)

    In short..I understand she is your favorite but it's not undisputed and some of the claims you stake are not as factual as you make them sound.

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  171. Don't get me wrong btw. Not saying your grammar isn't very good or your vocabulary not large. It's the application of that large vocabulary which is often off. Hence my agreeing on the "grasping" part. The things one can simply commit to memory you obviously have down pat. :-)

    I have noticed the same problem in many people from Asian regions. Correct grammar (certainly more correct than your average American these days LOL) and a large vocabulary but a lack of true understanding of the nature of the language.
    Maybe it's because Asian culture comes from a thinking fundamentally different to the culture English comes from? Or maybe it is that in today's English education there is not enough time spent on reading English literature?

    But whatever it is, I most definitely pick up on that very quickly because frankly...it bugs the hell out of me. For several reasons. The main one being that I love the English language. Another being that it often leads to unnecessary miscommunication.

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  172. i have to disagree with the vocal musicianship. I think Mariah wins there, she showed us everything. from the contemporary to hiphop. her style is different

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  173. Thank lord Taylor Swift didn't win anything. and im so disappointed with Bey, the playback at the beginning was too obvious and i saw her nipples, EEEEEEEWWW

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  174. I had just given up on Lea, with that stupid bobblegum cannonball song, then boring battlefield and I was not impressed by Louder... BUT THEN!
    She brings us this :D

    http://www.justjaredjr.com/2014/01/27/lea-michele-what-is-love-full-audio-listen-now/

    Finally! Some good vocals, good backgroundmusic. Beautiful harmonies at the end. I mean when you can belt like this:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=oN0GtrskBHs#t=113

    I expected much better vocals then the first songs had.

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  175. I don't like the chorus, but I LOVE the rest of the song, specially the pre-chorus, Lea should definetly use more that beautiful head voice of her.

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  176. The nipples don't bother me,playbacking at the Grammies is weak, again especially when, like Beyonce, you don't need to.
    But I am all with you on being deeply thankful Taylor Swift didn't win anything over, in every category she was nominated in, more deserving candidates. :-)

    I am also disappointed Sarah jarosz, Della Mae and The Greencards didn't win but then again, since it were The Civil Wars and Del McCoury band who did win and who are absolutely equally deserving...I ain't got no beef with the Acadamy over those.

    I didn't even know Daftpunk still existed but since they were working with Pharrell Williams and I discovered I like most of what he was involved with the last year or so, I guess I am going to check out that Album of the year winner.

    Very pleased Led Zeppelin's Celebration day won Best Rock album but left wondering how this could win Best Rock performance

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybirL3EtMb8

    over this??????
    Grammy people got a bit "Dazed and Confused" there.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1DkRaeSlVg

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  177. So how do you distinguish a Spinto tenor from a Lyric tenor with very very good projection skills? I'm having a little trouble on classifying my voice type too

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  178. i thought pink was too raspy, her vocals wasn't as good as it usually is

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  179. LOL everyone was talking about daft punk before this LOLOLOL. and i have to agree with you, the grammys wasn't that shitty this year they mostly got it right. and have you seen the performace of Maclemore&RyanLewis, the girl who sings the chorus, madonna, queen latifah, and the newly weds (same-sex, hetero)? i cried! it was a momentous event

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  180. i don't think the rebellious phase is over. she is just waiting for the right moment and the right gimmick

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  181. Those aren't her nipples, she covered them up. You're seeing nipple covers.

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  182. I haven't seen anything of the show yet Josh. I just read the Grammy site regarding who won. And Daftpunk is very much not my kind of scene so I hadn't heard any talk about that album. But I downloaded it and will check it out later. :-)

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  183. You're still coming after me, even after I completely annihilated you with your first assumption that I knew nothing of musical pitch correction?

    I thought I made it clear that your opinions did not translate into fact quite well, seeing as your opinion of my abilities was shat on.

    A "big voice" can mean a multitude of things. It can mean sheer volume. It can mean resonation capacity (which is often hard to gauge fully on recordings). It can mean sheer tone. It depends. There's no delination or specification.

    Please stop with pedadogy that is wrong. I respect your input, but I don't respect charlatans who parade about with an air of superiority that no one else can beathe aside from those who are easily impressed by esoteric language.

    Stop.

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  184. What further astounds me is your obesession with this woman. While I admit to liking her, she is not my #1.



    Comparatively, I dislike Britney Spears about as much as you dislike X.



    I think she's quite possibly the least talented person to ever grace the stage. She could dance for a bit, but she never wrote much or even gave her own interviews without a hand to hold.


    Unlike other stars with mental illness (see Cat Zeta Jones), she has done nothing but reinforce the stereotype that mentally ill and unable, as she couldn't even be let have an interview without pre-scripting



    The difference is, I'm not on Britney's youtube videos/fan sites/ arguing with them about how Britney's IQ and EQ are probably only rivalved by her current chart posisitions. I just let it be.



    At the end of the day, there is zero I can do. And really, what would there be to "do"? People enjoy her "screaming", you don't. I cannot stand Naranjo's voice. She seems to be of high regard to you (and even Pav) but I and many others don't like her voice.



    Same with technical/practiced to the point of making Joan Sutherland feel lazy Maria Callas. To some she is just Callous, despite her range and even admitted emotional delivery


    TLDR: get a new gig, man.

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  185. I was gonna say "how rude, discouraging, elitist," but then I think of how it was NOT a joke that Katy Perry was claimed to be the next "Dame" of showbiz on the Grammy's. No. Lol.

    Shirley Bassey would probably give up her title if she heard that bitch on stage (even though she admittedly was good for "Dark Horse"--probably because it's mostly talking, heh)

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  186. You really did miss the point. Sad. The post above was my OPINION nothing factual about it. I thought one has the ability to enunciate their opinion freely without restrain? Seems I' am wrong when "commenting" with you.

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  187. I think P!nk and Sara Bareilles gave the best vocals, but unfortunately Sara sang with Carol, who is an amazing writer, but is not a strong singer at all.

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  188. ...precisely. The nature of a chameleon is adapting, changing in form, various forms from different things. It was figurative, just how one would be called a snake in reference to how conniving and deceitful they are, just as a snake. This is why you were called bland, Opie. Quit undermining things you don't understand. Thank you.

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  189. Jonathan Hernandez27 January 2014 at 18:27

    Everyone wants to talk crap because she makes her voice dark/heavy/smokey, but then when she sings in her "natural" voice people say it's because she can't hit lower vocals anymore. In my opinion I don't see what the big deal is, in her younger years/prime/"back to basic" and before, her lower vocals were full and believable and successfully achieved; but it bothered people because they were considered "artificial". Who cares her voice is still considered by the BEST by people who matter and actually know what the hell they are talking about.

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  190. Jonathan Hernandez27 January 2014 at 18:37

    Christina (Demi) vs Mariah lite (Ariana) all over again.

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  191. ...so what you're saying pretty much is that it's fundamentally sound but off putting in the sense that it lessens the clarity of the message? That I understand, but that's subjective and to be quite honest, sounds like a personal problem. You find certain things to be Clunky, Mariah Carey's new single for example, yet it's perfectly fine...grammatically anyway lol. You make it seems as though it's borderline incorrect, and it's not. Also, explain to me this lack of "true" understanding of the language you speak of? 'cause me personally, I understand (or so I believe - wrongfully it seems) the language nearly through and through, I'm just confused as to how my use of the language stems from lack of understanding. Maybe the answer is simple - that it's tough to grasp - but then again, it seems like you're the guru on that. So please, do enlighten me with your grammatical acuity and understanding =)

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  192. Primo Uomo Assoluto27 January 2014 at 18:48

    Her vocals are ALWAYS raspy though, but that's her sound, it's not from straining...just probably from smoking and drinking and being a butch lesbian trapped in the body of a hetero chick, LOL.

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  193. Easily. A Spinto Tenor will have a stronger, powerful sound as opposed to the Lyric. The Spintos voice is loud and heavy and doesn't sound as bright. They have a darker colour than the Lyric. So let's say, a Lyric Tenor is more feminine sounding than a Spinto. SPintos will have a manlier sound in comparison to that of a Lyric...mature if you will. Spintos can project a large sounds, Lyrics by nature can't.

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  194. Gustavo Rodrigues27 January 2014 at 18:50

    Well, let's not ignore how exhausting the whole thing must have been for her.

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  195. Primo Uomo Assoluto27 January 2014 at 18:50

    What about her voice though?

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  196. Terrible comparison seeing as Mariah destroys Christina. However, Ariana in no world destroys Demi, not with that frail thing she calls a voice lol

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  197. Primo Uomo Assoluto27 January 2014 at 18:53

    What do you mean? Can't you feel the emotion in her voice and her gorgeous tone? Because that's all that matters when singing!

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  198. That makes it great?

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