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I Want Candy: A Sweet Playlist for National Candy Month

Who doesn’t love candy? Hard candy, gummy candy, sour candy, chocolate candy, caramel candy; the list goes on. There’s literally something for everyone when it comes to candy, so much so that it even gets its own month of the year. June is National Candy Month, and there is much to celebrate about this sweet […]

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Top 5 for 5: Jessica Lists Her Favorite Entertainers

Ever since Senior Contributor Jessica Fritz joined The Hudsucker two years ago, her love of popular culture has been apparent in her monthly entertainment roundups. For her Top 5 for 5, she shares who her favorite entertainers are and why.  One of my favorite things in life is entertainment. Whether it be albums, movies, television, what-have-you. […]

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Top 5 for 5: Andrew Ranks the Best ‘American Idol’ Seasons

Social Media and Content Editor Andrew Rogers’ love of American Idol has been evident throughout his writing during his 5 years with The Hudsucker. So for his Top 5 for 5, it makes perfect sense that he would write about his favorite groups of Idol finalists. With American Idol set to be revived on ABC with a […]

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Top 5 for 5: Elizabeth Lists Her Favorite Live Musicians

Elizabeth The, Senior Social Media and Creative Director has been with The Hudsucker since day one, and has written about a variety of subjects for the site. Her passion for music shines through her writing, so for her Top 5 for 5 she chose to write about her favorite musicians she’s seen live.  Concerts are my […]

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Concert Review: John Legend Gives Love and Light on Darkness and Light Tour

John Legend is a provider of music therapy at its finest. With his soothing and soulful voice, his calm and wise manner of speaking to his audience, his easy and smooth stage presence, and his emotional and thoughtful songs, he delivers an uplifting and unforgettable show that elevates the concert experience for those lucky enough […]

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New Music Friday: June 2, 2017

This week was a big one for new music and so, instead of our usual review of one album, we decided to start a new tradition here at The Hudsucker by highlighting some of the best albums and singles that come out every week and that you should definitely have on your radar for the soundtrack to your […]

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Entertainment Roundup: What Happened in May

It’s almost halfway through the year, and we find ourselves at this month’s Entertainment Roundup. This month, unfortunately, brought more tears than smiles for fans and stars alike. We’re covering the month’s biggest stories, including a Hollywood split, and the aftermath of that tragic bombing in Manchester.

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: May 2017

It’s been a wild month for our favorite reality show. Last month, rumors had begun swirling about an American Idol comeback, and only a day into May we found out that ABC would be the network responsible for the show’s revival beginning in March of 2018. But then the rumor mill really began churning, having many […]

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6 Great Musical Moments From ‘The Simpsons’ We Can’t Get Out of Our Heads

The season finale of The Simpsons is this Sunday, and after 28 seasons, there is a lot to be celebrated about the show. One of the best things the show does is musical moments. While their original songs and parodies are some of the best on TV, some of the greatest moments on the show are […]

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The Hudsucker’s Mother’s Day Playlist

With Mother’s Day almost here, so many of us are planning to show mama how much we love and appreciate her this Sunday with flowers and gifts. But sometimes the best way to show someone you really care for them is through music.

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‘American Idol’ is Back… on ABC!

“American Idol” is coming back thanks to ABC, who has promised audiences a “bigger, better, bolder Idol.” But fans are wondering now what changes the network will make to their beloved show.

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Entertainment Roundup: What Happened in April

April was a mix of highs and lows for the entertainment industry, but if you happened to miss any headlines this month, we have you covered! New surprise singles from the industry’s top artists, divorce filings, and a hot new couple all make up this month’s Entertainment Roundup. Let’s get started…

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: April 2017

Idol fans will remember that April 7, 2017 marked one year since Idol crowned the winner of its farewell season. Some fans even say that the show has been teasing it’s return with tweets about auditioning, but even a year out from the show’s conclusion, there’s still plenty to talk about with the shows alumni from month to […]

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Album Review: Betty Who’s ‘The Valley’ is the Album of the Summer

Every year, music critics and listeners alike debate, what the song of the summer will be. Will it be that hit you can’t get out of your head like Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”? Or will it be more introspective like ex-One Directioner Harry Styles’ “Sign of the Times”? Or maybe something more literal, like […]

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Album Review: Colton Dixon Reveals His ‘Identity’ on New Album

It’s very difficult to go through the experience of being on television in front of millions of people, be thrust into the music industry to churn out a record and remain true to oneself. It’s challenging enough to do this in the world we are living in — to not only  uphold your own values […]

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