Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Pia Toscano "The Christmas Song"

And Katharine McPhee at Rockefeller Center:

Monday, November 28, 2011

Monday-Wednesday Miscellany

USA Today's Idol Chatter has the SoundScan numbers which are very similar to the HDD estimates. Lauren Alaina picked up 18K.

Hits Daily Double estimates Daughtry's album debuting at 130K, while James Durbin debuts at just 25.8K. Scotty McCreery rakes in another 89.5K, while Kelly Clarkson gets another 42.5K. Lauren Alaina is not on the list, which means less than 20K.

The L.A. Times has a whopping four articles on comparing the iPad, Kindle and Nook:

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Katharine McPhee "Beautiful" w/SMASH Cast

Katharine McPhee sings Christina Aguilera's "Beautiful" with the cast of SMASH:

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thanksgiving Holiday Miscellany

Here's a nice way to start things off. A store in Nashville sold a woman a four year old turkey:

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Scotty and Kelly Both Golden

According to USA Today's Idol Chatter blog, both Scotty McCreery and Kelly Clarkson have gone gold. The odd thing is the young guy Scotty has done it with his album, while the old girl Kelly has done it her her single. This is the opposite of what it should be. But the reason for it is Scotty is country, while Kelly is pop. Country folk are still into albums, while pop folk are all about singles.

Wednesday Miscellany

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Bloggers Outraged Over USA Today's Facebook Linkage

Many bloggers on USA Today's Idol Chatter blog expressed outrage at the requirement that users have Facebook accounts in order to post comments. Users expressed concerns about privacy issues, choice issues and a general disdain for Facebook.

Tuesday Miscellany

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