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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Matheus Fernandes, Curtis Finch and Lazaros Arbos move on, Frankie Ford melts down on 'American Idol'
Matheus Fernandes, Curtis Finch and Lazaros Arbos starred as "American Idol" changed the rules for Hollywood round this year -- segregating the guys and women -- but gave us the usual mix of inspired group songs, meltdowns and surprise cuts that make this round so compelling to watch.
Below's how I ranked the groups; put in your own thoughts in the comments, below.
1) Matheus...Read more »
Matheus Fernandes and Gabe Brown's group up first as "American Idol" Group Day starts. They're in perfect, church-like harmony on "Somebody To Love," it is no joke one of the best group round performances ever — creative, fun to listen to, totally on pitch.
"Great job guys," says Keith Urban, with Randy Jackson calling it "fantastic." And Nicki...Read more »
Lazaro Arbos, Gurpreet Singh Sarin, Micah Johnson advance as 'American Idol' channels 'Hunger Games'
"American Idol" Hollywood round kicks off, with only 20 guys and 20 women making the cut at the end of the two weeks.
Guys are up first this week; Keith Urban says "it does feel a little bit like the 'Hunger Games' -- we'll see who gets to the weaponry first."
They come up in lines of 10, Micah Johnson in the first group -- he's the one who, after what he called a...Read more »
Gabe Brown shows up next on "American Idol" bearing cookies, screams out "Gimme Shelter" by the Rolling Stones.
Mariah Carey asks him if he can do something more "mellow," so the rocker does "We All Die Alone," which starts out softer but then he starts screaming again.
"I actually really like you, man," says Randy Jackson. Nicki Minaj...Read more »