Sunday, May 9, 2010

BLOG IDOL ROUND 1

Blog Idol Season 3 officially starts today! For first round we're hitting Motown Music!

Motown played an important role in the racial integration of popular music, as it was the first record label owned by an African American to primarily feature African-American artists who achieved crossover success. In the 1960s, Motown and its soul-based subsidiaries were the most successful proponents of what came to be known as The Motown Sound, a style of soul music with a distinct pop influence.

now here are the entries!

Caroline May Ling song recorded by The Temptations which became a number one hit in 1965.Here's her Motown entry:
"My Girl"




Fjordan Allegro submitted an R&B/soul song originally sung by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell and then later recorded by Diana Ross.
Here's he's Motown entry
"AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH"



Nisha Ahmed submitted a signature song of The Jackson Five.
Here's her soulful Motown entry:
"I'LL BE THERE"



Bananaz picked a popular song written, produced, arranged, and performed by Stevie Wonder.
Here's his Motown entry:
'SUPERSTITION"



Faisal Admar submitted a song performed by The Marvelletes which is very notable for being the first Motown song to reach the number-one position on the Billboard Hot 100. It was later sung by The Carpenters
Here's his Motown Entry
"PLEASE MR POSTMAN"




Ishmael Ahab picked a song originally sung by Marcin Gaye but later rerecorded by Junior Walker and the All Star Band.
Here's his Motown entry:




Sendo Quilao
submitted another funk song from Stevie Wonder. Here's a soulful Motown entry from Sendo:
"HIGHER GROUND"




Mariuca submitted a number one hit song from the most popular quintet of the Jackson Five. It was a smash hit single which is also inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
Here's her Motown Entry:
"I WANT YOU BACK"



Fiel-Kun submitted a 1978 single from the funk/soul band the Commodores. Here's his Motown Entry:
'THREE TIMES A LADY"




Marites picked a classic entry from Diana Ross and the Supremes. Here's her soulful Motown entry:
"STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE"



Stevevhan submitted a Classic duet from Diana Ross and Lionel Richie which is also consider as the Greatest duet of all time.
Here's his Motown Entry:



Last but not the least, Bill picked another classic song from Temptation Song. here's his Motown entry:
"GET READY"




The participating sites for that week are the following (these are the sites where you can see the Polls)
Bluedreamer's Top Five
Super Blog
Tv Marathon
B log Idol
Positive Thinker

Tally will be posted here in this site B log Idol and the results as well.

You can now leave your comment here and gain an entry to get a chance to win the blog idol tshirt.

You'll see a scoreboard in my sidebar to keep you updated who's on the lead.
You can also see how many entries you have for the idol commenter game!

You have 5 days to vote!
Enjoy!

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