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Clash Of The Choirs is a new TV show especially broadcasted for Christmas time on NBC

Michael Bolton, Patti LaBelle, Nick Lachey, Kelly Rowland and Blake Shelton will be the celebrity choirmasters on NBC's holiday talent competition series "Clash of the Choirs." The BBC Worldwide Productions show will be broadcasted Dec. 17-20 live from New York on NBC.

The goal of this new show is to assemble a choir of 20 amateur singers. Back in their hometown, the 5 stars will purpose a Story Of Christmas for their five hometown choirs that will be reunited in New York City sing live in a competition of 4 days. TV audiences will vote one choir off the show each night.

Michael Bolton (New Haven, Connecticut), Patti LaBelle (Philadelphia), Nick Lachey (Cincinnati), Kelly Rowland (Houston) and Blake Shelton (Oklahoma City) will advice each choir competitor. The winning choir will obtain a prize to help their community.

Produced by BBC World Productions (Dancing with The Stars), the Clash Of The Choirs series is based on a Scandinavian format, and runs six hours on NBC, with two-hour broadcasts airing from 9-11 p.m. on Dec. 17 and Dec. 19. One-hour programs screen on Dec. 18 from 9 to 10 p.m., and Dec. 20, from 8 to 9 p.m.

Michael Bolton "A Swingin' Christmas" new CD


On the news side, Michael Bolton has a new Christmas CD out entitled "A Swingin' Christmas" released in October 2007 on Concord Records. See his website.

The King of Blue-Eyed Soul rings in the season with a swingin’ set of holiday standards that are destined to become a yuletide classic. This release is an enhanced version of last year’s Target exclusive with (almost) the same title, featuring two new tracks ("Silent Night" and "Joy To The World"). So sit back, pour yourself a glass of eggnog and wait under the mistletoe as Michael Bolton sets the tone for A Swingin’ Christmas.

Song titles:
Walkin' In A Winter Wonderland
The Christmas Song
I'll Be Home For Christmas
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
White Christmas
Let It Snow
Jingle Bell Rock
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Silent Night
Joy To The World

Patti LaBelle "Miss Patti's Christmas" new CD


Also, Patti LaBelle has a new Christmas CD out: "Miss Patti's Christmas" on Def Soul Classic Records. See her website. This holiday season Ms. Patti LaBelle has blendedsoulful mixture of traditional Christmas songs with original soon to be classics in a new album sincerely titled, Ms. Patti's Christmas. From those looking to beat the holiday shopping traffic and enjoy the time of year to those that enjoy all of the hustle and bustle, Ms. Patti's Christmas is a great album to kick off the holiday season and keep you inspired through the New Year.

Song titles:
Christmas Jam
The Most Wonder Time Of The Year
What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas
Holidays Mean More To Me
It's Going To Be A Merry Christmas
Do You See What I See
Jesus What A Wonderful Child
Every Christmas
Away In A Manger


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