Candice Glover won "American Idol" Season 12 over Kree Harrison as Psy, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J, Adam Lambert and Aretha Franklin performed.
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Angela Miller up first as the six remaining "American Idol" finalists do a song by Burt Bacharach and then a song they wish they had written.
Not sure why the Fox producers keep forcing these dated themes on everyone -- I doubt any of the finalists knew who Bacharach was before this week. Miller does "Anyone Who Had a Heart" -- it's forgettable, mainly because the song...Read more »
The “American Idol” top 6 finalists, Lazaro Arbos, Janelle Arthur, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb and Angie Miller, will perform two songs each on April 10, including the music of Burt Bacharach and Hal David and “a song I wish I had written.”
Kelly Clarkson, three-time Grammy Award-winning artist and season one winner, and Scotty McCreery, platinum-selling artist and season...Read more »
"American Idol" is about to cut to six finalists. We already know Angie Miller, Kree Harrison and Lazaro Arbos are safe; now they send Candice Glover to safety. And then after that, Amber Holcomb.
Which means either Janelle Arthur or Burnell Taylor is going home. I hope it's Arthur; she's never done anything for me, is just a generic country singer. And it's odd how the judges pretend...Read more »
'American Idol' judges pick Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb and Kree Harrison for top three -- fans disagree
Seven remaining "American Idol" finalists start elimination night with a group song, Queen's "Somebody to Love." It's good -- Angie Miller sparkles, with Candice Glover showing off her huge pipes on an epic final note.
Casey James, who nobody remembers from season nine, is back on the show, performing "The Good Life." It's a typical easy-listening country song;...Read more »
Did Burnell Taylor give Bon Jovi a bad name on last night’s rock-themed edition of “American Idol”? Seven of our nine “Idol” psychics thought so, and expect him to be eliminated tonight.
Judge Nicki Minaj said Taylor looked like “a little Teddy Ruxpin bear” performing “You Give Love a Bad Name,” not exactly the sort of review you want to get doing Bon Jovi, unless, maybe, you’re doing the...Read more »
Talk about a compliment. On Wednesday night’s “American Idol” Nicki Minaj told Amber Holcomb that she was emoting “Naomi Campbell realness.” The comparison to the legendary supermodel was high praise, and Minaj wasn’t the only one jumping on the Holcomb beauty bandwagon. Keith Urban said, “Great shoes.” Mariah Carey added, “You look beautiful.” And Randy Jackson, who rarely discusses how the girls...Read more »
Amber Holcomb soared as injuries took a toll on "American Idol" during rock night, with Candice Glover hobbling around with a broken toe, Kree Harrison holding back due to a pinched nerve and most everyone else hamstrung by a genre they clearly weren't comfortable with.
The judging was all over the place, with even Nicki Minaj joining the happy talk, alternate -reality universe that Mariah...Read more »
Angie Miller closes "American Idol" on rock night sitting at the piano, doing Evanescence's "Bring Me to Life." Not a great song choice for me; doesn't get better when she gets up and moves around -- just oddly disjointed, didn't fit her. Hated all the strobe lighting too behind her, way too much going on. It's like she wanted to go big, but it didn't hang together for me.
Nicki...Read more »
Candice Glover up next on "American Idol," doing the Rolling Stones' "I Can't Get No Satisfaction." Tells us during the video introduction that she broke her toe playing an April Fool's joke on Lazaro Arbos that involved trying to trick him into thinking the house was on fire.
See, that's the kind of stuff they should show -- wire the house with cameras, let us see more...Read more »
Janelle Arthur up next as "American Idol" rocks out -- singing Billy Joel's "You May Be Right." She slows it down; I don't like it from the get-go, strips it of the raw, frenetic energy that's at the heart of the song. Almost whiny; nothing memorable about her performance.
Keith Urban praises her spangly, paisley, rhinestone boots; never a good sign when the first words...Read more »