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“Rock Week” has never been quite so boring on “American Idol.”
And it seems like Nicki Minaj was the only judge who noticed.
When the “edgiest” choice of the night is Evanescence’s “Bring Me to Life,” something is clearly wrong. Has “Idol” decided that the finalists can really only choose from an extraordinarily short list of previously cleared songs or are these finalists (aside from...Read more »
Let’s be honest. “Motor City Night” was one big car crash for “American Idol.”
Yes, we should start with the most glaring problem – when Lazaro Arbos, Burnell Taylor and Devin Velez stumbled through “I Can’t Help Myself.” Arbos missed a cue and stopped singing, leaving Taylor and Velez singing harmonies to a non-existent lead vocal. They were all shaken after that and Arbos missed another...Read more »
It’s funny when “American Idol” gets caught up in which contestants are being “real” and “natural,” when so much of the show is wrapped up in behind-the-scenes fakery.
So let’s start with the most important bit of realness from “Lennon and McCartney Week”: The contestants don’t get to choose from the entire Beatles catalog. They only get to choose from a handful of songs, most of which have...Read more »
Let the “Idol” weirdness begin. Or, as Mariah Carey would say, “Hashtag Pow!”
Can we start with the true craziness that Nicki Minaj was so late that they actually started the live show without her? She tweeted “Stuck in traffic *sighs*” after the show began, blaming it on a backup on the roads from her Malibu home. Um, what? Never mind that the on-air folks for a live network TV show generally...Read more »