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I respect a capella music a lot.  It is truly amazing when a group of individuals use their talent to create a musical orgy of not only vocals but instruments as well.  This is why when I first heard about The Sing-Off on NBC, I was like a kid on Christmas!  What a wonderful gift I have been given on Monday nights at 8pm.  Not only do I get to see the eye candy that is Nick Lachey (though being a 98 Degrees fan back in the day, Jeff Timmons is way hotter), I get to see and hear insanely gifted musicians who make all my visual and auditory senses tingle.

On its third season, The Sing-Off dumped Nicole Scherzinger, who went to The X Factor, as a judge and replaced her with songbird Sara Bareilles.  She is more knowledged in the a capella world than Scherzinger, having competed in collegiate groups.  As a new judge, Bareilles is a breath of fresh air and a great addition to the judging panel which also includes Ben Folds and Shawn Stockman.  When she is excited she will let the contestants know.  She is not afraid of dropping an expletive in the mix every once in a while, but it means she liked the performance

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