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Posts for May, 2010


American Idol star Mandisa tells us about the modern-day Jubilee Singers

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

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Mandisa

Mandisa

Mandisa talks about her experience in the Jubilee Singers at Fisk University and how they influenced her life and career.

Mandisa was a contestant on American Idol in 2006 and has since released several albums including Freedom and True Beauty. She continues to support the Jubilee Singers.

“Oh My Lord” used by permission from EMI CMG Publishing, Joy Williams, Spudnut Music, and WB Music Corp.

Submit your nominations below for the Whitty Awards (or whatever they will be called) below in the following categories:

  • Best Scene
  • Best Actor and Best Actress (be sure to include an actor and episode)
  • Best Line of Dialog

All episodes will automatically be nominated for:

  • Best Overall Episode
  • Best Script
  • Best Sound

You can also visit the Odyssey Scoop and AIOWiki to submit your nominations there.

Need a reminder of the episodes that aired this season? Check out album 51: Take it from the Top.

If you have a better name for the Awards, submit that, too! And, don’t forget to submit your questions for Ask the Producers!

UPDATE: The nominations have been finalized! Thank you everyone for the submissions! Be sure to come back on June 2 to see the final nominations and cast your vote for the winner!

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Zach Callison (voice of Matthew) tells us what it’s like in the studio

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

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Zach Callison

Zach Callison

Bob and Jesse interview Zach Callison on his role as Matthew Parker and hear about his work on “Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?” Plus: hear the title of album 52!

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Another Video Contest for Odyssey Fans!

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

With over 300 entries to the Act Like Odyssey Contest, we know that our fans are very creative with their video cameras! Here’s another chance to enter a video contest and win cool prizes (including a plane ticket to see your mom, a day at the spa, or a Broadway show). The contest is open to visitors 18 and older, but you can get an older sibling, parent, or friend to help you out.

Visit the Mother’s Day Contest for more information!

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