This woman steps on stage and begins to tell a story about how her dream of becoming a singer has been crushed over and over again in her life. Then halfway into her audition on "The X Factor," Simon Cowell stops her and everyone is on the edge of their seat. What happens next is a dream come true.
On this particular day, Stephanie McCourt was determined to make every dream of hers come true in front of the whole world. She doesn't have much confidence in her talent once she starts, acting very shaky and a bit scared to be on stage. About a minute into the audition, she is interrupted by Simon. No one is prepared for what happens next … and it actually works out for the best.
Simon boosted her confidence and she knew she was under more pressure than ever at this point. Stephanie sings "Summertime" and it was amazing! She was like a shining star on stage! more >>
Eric Church and other first-timers were in the lead during the Country Music Association (CMA) nominations.
Unlike in previous years, the recent CMA nomination night was dominated by more first-timers than ever. Eric Church and Little Big Town each had five nominations, according to WTSP 10 News.
Bruno Mars may once again perform in front of a large crowd of NFL fans as he has reportedly been invited to sing during the halftime show of Super Bowl 50.
The famous singer gave a spectacular performance during Super Bowl XLVIII's halftime show, and he just might be invited back for the Super Bowl 50. The NFL has invited Bruno Mars to sing once again for the big event at the end of the season, according to The Los Angeles Times.
The halftime show performance will reportedly be held at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California on Feb. 7. For that event, Mars was also requested to "curate" the show, and host guest appearances and cameos, the Bleacher Report details. more >>
Film mogul Tyler Perry is speaking on behalf of the Brown and Houston families to thank fans for their continued support and prayers following the death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, and shared a video tribute me made for the young actress' funeral.
"The Houston estate asked if I would share this tribute that I put together for Bobbi Kristina's private funeral," Perry wrote on Friday. "On behalf of the Brown and Houston families, we would all like to thank you for your prayers and support. God bless."
In the video featuring a multitude of images from Bobbi Kristina's infancy to young adulthood, Perry shared "a few words from Krissi …" more >>
Members of the rock band Survivor, Frankie Sullivan and Jim Peterik, who co-wrote the famous "Eye of the Tiger" fight song for the 1982 movie "Rocky III," lashed out Tuesday at organizers of a rally supporting Christian Rowan County clerk Kim Davis, for playing the song as she walked free from jail Tuesday to address her supporters.
Davis was released from jail after spending six days behind bars. She was held in contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, citing that it was against her Christian faith, and has become somewhat of an icon in the Evangelical Christian world for her stand.
"I just want to give God the glory. His people have rallied and you are a strong people. We serve a living God who knows where each and every one of us is at. Just keep on pressing, don't let down because He is here. He is worthy, He is worthy. I love you guys. Thank you so much," said Davis defiantly as she was supported by GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, and one of her attorneys, Mat Staver, after weeping in amazement at the rally. more >>
Grammy award-winning singer Karen Clark Sheard joined her husband, Bishop J Drew. Sheard, on a trip to Israel with the Church of God in Christ and is sharing the experience with her fans.
The trip was organized by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, and included members of the COGIC church, which included pastor Sheard and his wife, Karen, of the Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ in Detroit, Michigan.