Sharyn Jackson

What Kree Harrison Whispered to ‘Idol’ Champ Candice Glover Before She Won

At 22, “American Idol” runner-up Kree Harrison has lived through her share of tragedy, losing both of her parents to accidents. But her ascendance to fame on “Idol” was part of a life philosophy of staying positive. “For me, this is the sweet after the bitter I’ve had in my life,” Kree told reporters. “You […]

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Candice Glover performs on "American Idol" (Fox)

‘Idol’ Recap: Who Took the Lead in the Last Round, Kree or Candice?

This is it, you guys. The months we’ve spent, the hours we’ve given over to this corporate-sponsored talent show have all amounted to one last hour. What’s that? One hour, you say? “American Idol” chose the LAST performance episode of the season to finally cut back the time we are expected to bleed away for […]

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"American Idol": Kree Harrison and Angie Miller. (CR: Michael Becker FOX)

‘American Idol’ Final 2 Revealed in Shocking Elimination

In the first major upset all season long, “American Idol” finally had a surprise elimination ahead of next week’s finale. Angie Miller, who soared to “Idol” fame with an impassioned performance of her original song, “You Set Me Free” during Hollywood Week, was sent home Thursday. [xfinity-record-button id=”5578216900845706112″ program_type=”series”] Angie had a lot of ups […]

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"The Voice": Garrett Gardner and Karina Iglesias -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

‘The Voice’ Top 12 Revealed: Who Went Home?

The four coaches each lost a team member on the playoffs elimination on “The Voice” Wednesday. It was the seventh hour of “The Voice” this week, so they knew they better bring it, lest they squander our attention. So clearly, the best pick for a guest performer was Rod Stewart. [xfinity-record-button id=”7958122402999891112″ program_type=”series”] We get a […]

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Kree Harrison (Fox)

‘Idol’ Recap: Does a New Favorite Emerge?

The Top 3 returned to their hometowns on “American Idol,” and everyone was crying and feeling things. The contestants, Nicki Minaj, and me, we were all waterworks tonight. All that emotion brought out some of the best performances yet for two contestants. But there was only one clear winner: Candice Glover. [xfinity-record-button id=”5578216900845706112″ program_type=”series”] Perhaps […]

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"American Idol" Final Three: Angie Miller, Candice Glover and Kree Harrison. (CR: Michael Becker/FOX)

‘Idol’ Top 3 Rankings: Our Winner Predictions

Only three girls remain in the game on “American Idol,” but which one will sally forth into a future of unguaranteed musical success? (See: Taylor Hicks, for one.) [xfinity-record-button id=”5578216900845706112″ program_type=”series”] Actually, on a season of such strong talent, success may be less elusive for all the top girls than in years past. Then again, […]

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Sasha Allen performs on "The Voice" (NBC)

‘The Voice’ Live Playoffs: Sasha Allen Emerges as a Frontrunner

The second half of “The Voice” playoff round featured Teams Blake and Shakira, and though it was two hours of coaching and singing and jolly good times, it was really all a build to one thing only: Sasha Allen. Like night-one of the playoffs, in which everything culminated in powerhouse Judith Hill, Tuesday night’s suspense […]

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Judith Hill performs on "The Voice" (NBC)

Powerhouse Performances Dominate First ‘Voice’ Live Show

We’re live! After several weeks of pre-recorded fights to the death in this musical “Hunger Games,” “The Voice” is finally letting the audience decide for whom the odds are ever in their favor. [xfinity-record-button id=”7958122402999891112″ program_type=”series”] In the endless inexplicable rules set of this show, we learn that there are 16 people left, and we […]

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