December 18, 2017

Carly Rose Sonenclar is the Next Big Thing


By Julie Samrick When I watched Carly Rose Sonenclar at the judges’ homes’ episode on X Factor months ago, I predicted to my kids she’d take the 5 million dollar X Factor prize and someday be in the same league as Whitney, Mariah, and Celine.  And now she’s made it to the finals. It’s hard… Read more

Melanie Amaro is a Role Model for Kids Today

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Back in September I was moved to write about Melanie Amaro, who had just auditioned for X Factor.  3 months later, she has a great chance of winning the grand prize of a $5 million recording contract tonight. Once again, watching the finale with my kids, I literally got weepy hearing her soaring voice when… Read more

Role Model on X Factor Sold Out


20-year-old Marcus Canty has been a favorite on the show with his amazing singing voice, bright smile, charm and charisma, and watching his bio interview before Wednesday night’s performance, I was going to add role model to the list. I was so proud of him when he spoke about his role model status to the… Read more