Candice Glover won "American Idol" Season 12 over Kree Harrison as Psy, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J, Adam Lambert and Aretha Franklin performed.
BloggersJamshid Mousavinezhad Anne Bratskeir Peggy Lundquist
Black and white were the major color themes on "American Idol" Wednesday night, and we’re not just talking about the contestants. Nicki Minaj led the way with a black and white ensemble, and she underscored the combo with a platinum wig that featured a black part down the middle.
Candice Glover donned a white studded jacket over a simple black top and pant outfit, jazzing up the...Read more »
Aubrey Cleland next on "American Idol," doing an ethereal version of Beyonce's "Sweet Dreams." She looks fantastic and hits all of the notes and is in control — particularly nice on the last note, like a bird. Her voice is a bit thin for the song, but a good performance.
Keith Urban liked her "balance of poise and fire." Nicki Minaj starts simply, "I am obsessed...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 »
"American Idol" cuts down to its top 20 women and top 20 guys as Hollywood Week wraps up; but at the moment, there are still 24 women and 28 guys in the running
The women all get called up on stage first, and Randy Jackson calls out three names — none of whom have been featured — and just like that they're cut.
Down to 21 now; he asks Stephanie Schimel to sing...Read more »
Quirky Kez Ban, young Briana Oakley, countrified Rachel Hale, Isabelle and Janelle Arthur, poppy Angela Miller, soulful Victoria Acosta advance on 'American Idol'
The women contestants are up as "American Idol" Hollywood Week chugs on. They're in lines of 10 and sing short solos; Mariah Pulice, who's battled anorexia, up first.
She's followed by Angela Miller, who has a pop look. Finally there's Victoria Acosta, who sings in mariachi bands but busts out with a soulful "Killing Me Softly." All three were good and deserve to move...Read more »
Rachel Hale next on "American Idol," Southern girl with an unstoppable smile and "big accent." Singing "People Get Ready" -- big, soulful voice with a twang of emotion in there, simple but nice to listen to.
"Little Wynonna Juddish," says Keith Urban. "Really pretty, really striking, such a good energy," says Nicki Minaj. Yeah, big likeability;...Read more »