Here are photos from the very first Stories Behind The Songs show at The Listening Room Cafe in Nashville, TN. Chris Blair is definitely onto something with this type of show. I know we’ll definitely be back to hear more stories behind the songs at The Listening Room Cafe. You never know WHO you’re gonna see there!
Nashville has a number of famous connections to American Idol -- from Idol winners Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson to famous Idol runners-up like Clay Aiken, Bo Bice, Chris Daughtry, Diana DeGarmo, Mikalah Gordon, and Josh Gracin, to name just a few. Here you'll see photos from our experiences with Idol contestants -- before they were stars and after they became famous.
The moment Mikalah Gordon stepped on stage at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville for the season finale of Gone Country 2, she had the crowd on their feet and cheers from every corner of the place. Not only was she the ‘hottest’ chic in the competition this year, most of the guys in the front row were convinced she was the hottest thing in the building!
Last night was the season finale for Gone Country 2. Actually, the series hasn’t even started airing yet on CMT, but they were taping the final episode ‘live’ at the Wildhorse Saloon. We were front & center and captured these photographs of the celebrities performing.
Kellie was seated upstairs in the left balcony. I was standing on the far right side of the stage, up front. Nevertheless, I managed to snap a couple of photos of Kellie at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee.
It was obvious that John Rich sees a lot of promise in Diana DeGarmo as a Country music artist. He talked her up big time — not that she needed it — and the big-wigs in the balcony seemed to be overwhelmingly receptive of her as a performer. She had a lot of fan support too.
We went to the Wildhorse Saloon for the taping of a CMT reality TV series called Gone Country, hosted by John Rich. The celebrities taking part in the show: Bobby Brown of Whitney Houston fame, Carnie Wilson, Dee Snider of Twisted Sister, Diana DeGarmo from American Idol, Julio Iglesias Jr., Maureen McCormick of Brady Bunch fame, and Sisqo who sings ‘The Thong Song’. Here are some pictures…
View all of the FUN details of some unique events taking place in Nashville in the next couple weeks, with special coverage of the Reality TV Convention June 30th and July 1st.
Lots of Reality TV contestants have come from the Nashville area. Now’s your chance to get on the TV show Deal or No Deal! The Deal or No Deal casting bus will be at Dave & Buster’s in Nashville, Tennessee on April 28, 2007.
A collection of videos of people singing… badly! Call it online karaoke. Call it a desperate cry for help. Call it their 5 minutes of fame. Most will call it FUNNY!
If you’re from Tennessee, and you like Survivor, The Apprentice, American Idol, The Bachelor, Nashville Star, The Biggest Loser, and other reality TV shows, then you’ll want to pull for these hometown favorites on popular reality TV shows. Check out all of these Reality TV contestants from Tennessee!
Sometimes it’s actually better to be a loser than a winner. At least on Reality TV shows like American Idol and Nashville Star that seems to be the case. Do you think these guys were losers?… Miranda Lambert, George Canyon, Matt Lindahl, Josh Gracin, Clay Aiken, Kimberley Locke, Diana DeGarmo, Bo Bice… to name just a few.
It was a very full week. Much fun was had. Much was learned. Hold onto your hats, folks. Here we go!……