On tonight's episode (May 31) of 'Duets,' the celebrity mentors and their amateur partners teamed up to sing some of the most famous duets in history. John Legend and his charge Bridget Carrington sang 'I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me),' popularized by Aretha Franklin and George Michael. Make it hard, why don'tcha guys! Singing a 'Retha song is like singing a Whitney Houston song. As in: it's hard!
In case you haven't been keeping up with your reality singing competitions, 'Duets' is the newest show to impact your television. Unlike 'American Idol' and 'The Voice,' the show pairs contestants with a famous mentor who they perform live with on the broadcasts.
Superstar singers Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke, Jennifer Nettles (of Sugarland) and John Legend have taken on the task of mentoring these contestants/duet partners. So which of these stars are you rooting for the most?
It's difficult to believe John Legend hasn't known his second 'Duets' partner longer than just a few weeks. The singer-songwriter chose Bridget Carrington to sing his song 'Tonight (Best You Ever Had)' with him during Thursday night's debut episode of the ABC reality show. The result left at least two judges wanting to run home to the men in their lives.
John Legend was out to find the purest voice when choosing a partner for his team on ABC's new reality show 'Duets.' After sifting through dozens of talented but not-quite-right singers, the singer-songwriter chose an unlikely partner to sing his hit 'Ordinary People.' Johnny Gray towered over Legend at the piano while singing the love song.
Although the 2012 Billboard Music Awards were all about honoring artists for their chart-topping achievements, the show would be remiss if they didn't honor their biggest chart queen of them all Whitney Houston. The late pop icon was posthumously honored with the Millennium Award at the BMAs on Sunday (May 20), which was followed by a beautiful tribute.
The gloves are off and the claws are out in the reality singing show wars!
Singer John Legend, who will unite with Kelly Clarkson on the newly launching ABC show 'Duets' (which will pair established, A-list judges with upstart contestants), took a shot at new 'X Factor' judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. He said that they can't sing, making their appointments to the show's panel questionable.
Whitney Houston will be saluted posthumously with the Billboard Millennium Award at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. Along with the honor, chart-topping artists Jordin Sparks and John Legend will perform songs in memory the late pop icon who passed away in February.
Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina and sister-in-law and former manager Pat Houston will be on hand to accept the award for Nippy.
The national uproar over the Feb. 26 shooting death of Trayvon Martin has been dominating the headlines on news channels and social media for several weeks. The 17-year-old teen was shot and killed by neighborhood watch pat