The Voice Recap: Matt McAndrew affirms rock star status; Team Adam meteoric in semis (12/8/14)

The semi-finals performances in The Voice was overwhelming as the Top 5 artists creamed their songs in the most astounding way I’ve ever seen in the show. For the first time in a long time, ascertaining my favorites and possible Top 3 performances is proving to be difficult. There are two things that are clear at the moment: one, that Matt McAndrew (photo in this recap) cemented his rock star status and that the formidable team of Adam Levine has a big chance of occupying all available spots in the finale, wildcard not included. Team Blake’s Craig Wayne Boyd and Team…

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Shark Tank Recap: Kevin O’Leary uses Costco entry as leverage in $2.5 million Zipz deal (12/5/14)

Today on Shark Tank, the biggest deal was celebrated between Kevin “Mr. Wonderful” O’Leary and Andrew McMurray (photo in this recap) for his company, Zipz. Mr. Wonderful negotiated a deal where he can bring in Zipz’ single-serve wines into Costco, the biggest wine purchaser in the world, for a hefty $2.5 million investment in exchange for 10% equity. Find more details in our recap of today’s episode. O’Leary, the most experienced wine connoisseur among the Sharks, told McMurray that the $2.99 entry price of Zipz won’t go anywhere, especially since a bottle of wine is somewhere below the $9.99 level….

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The Voice Recap: Top 5 revealed; why Adam Levine’s on top of the world (12/2/14)

And then there were 5. Tonight on The Voice, the semi-finalists were finally named yet in the most dumbfounding manner, the doors were firmly shut from one coach for good. Find out why in our recap of tonight’s results show. This recap contains spoilers. Next week’s showdown will be a battle between the veterans and a female newbie. Adam Levine was the biggest winner as three of his remaining artists clinched top spots on iTunes, two of which easily claiming the first 2 of the 5 semis spots. Matt McAndrew, the band geek who gave a rousing rendition of Damien…

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The Voice Recap: Chris Jamison hits the zone, oozes with sensuality; Nick Jonas performs (12/1/14)

On the evening of the Top 8’s performances, the mood on The Voice was celebratory of different sorts. For starters, the show reached the 20 million download mark on iTunes’ singles charts. The Voice is also zeroing in on its five semi-finalists so we can expect more suspense-filled moments in tomorrow’s results show. More than anything else, we finally got to hear all artists perform songs in their entirety. It was a definite test to their ability to keep the viewers’ attention without faltering. Nick Jonas joined the cast and brought the house down with his stripped down but pumped-up jam…

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The Voice Recap: Top 8 revealed, Gwen Stefani’s “instant save” jitters & Taylor Swift’s latest hit (11/25/14)

Two more artists were cut off from The Voice tonight as votes poured in for the Top 8 artists. For the second week in a row, Team Adam received massive support from its fans and moves on as one whole unit. Gwen Stefani faced the possibility of losing two artists in just one night and was subjected to more stress than any of the coaches. One of this season’s guest mentors, Taylor Swift, returned to the show; this time, to perform her latest chart-topping single. Three of the 10 artists who had spectacular performances last night made it to the…

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