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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Elijah Liu and Curtis Finch topped a mediocore guys' night on "American Idol," as most of the ten contestants took turns reminding us how they don't stand a chance against a stellar women's group this season.
All anyone's going to be talking about though is Charlie Askew's emotional meltdown -- he gave an odd, angry performance of Genesis' "Mama," during which he hurled...Read more »
Devin Velez next on “American Idol,“ singing in Spanish as has become his trademark. He's good — sweet voice, strong presence, effortless, looks at home up there. Kind of odd that he's wearing a black bow tie with his bright red sweater, but he's definitely memorable.
Keith Urban loved it. Nicki Minaj starts praising him in Spanish. Randy Jackson raves over his pure voice. Mariah Carey...Read more »
Lazaro Arbos, Vincent Powell, Cortez Shaw, Burnell Taylor and surprisingly Nick Boddington make 'American Idol' semifinals
David Oliver Willis up first as "American Idol" cuts its final 10 guys down to five; he'll be cut, and is. Bryant Tadeo next, I'd send him through but don't think the judges will; and he's indeed cut, as some in the audience boo loudly.
Vincent Powell next, Nicki Minaj doesn't even waste any time playing games, just tells him, "you are going through." Mathenee...Read more »
Mathenee Treco up first as "American Idol" sends its final five guys into the semifinals; he's doing Elvis' "A Little Less Conversation," which has had a long, checkered history on this show. His version is aggressively contemporary -- he can definitely wail, and it's a creative take we haven't quite heard before, he's dressed like a rapper and is in full swagger to boot. Didn't...Read more »
"American Idol" judges Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban have chosen the Top 40 contestants — 20 gals and 20 guys — who will head to Las Vegas to perform on the stage of Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles LOVE Theatre at The Mirage.
The group will be split by gender. On Wednesday, Feb. 20 and Thursday, Feb. 21 and Wednesday, Feb. 27. and Thursday, Feb. 28, 10...Read more »
Vincent Powell first up as "American Idol" goes to San Antonio, doing "Rock Me Baby." Lot of grit and soul in his voice, has the judges sighing in appreciation.
Nicki Minaj calls his voice "amazing," says it "gives people chills." Mariah Carey thought he was "fantastic," and he's going back to Hollywood (where his trip ended last year.)
Goofy...Read more »