Tonight’s “American Idol” auditions are in Galveston, and yet Ryan Seacrest keeps referencing Houston and I’m not too sure why.
e’re in Aspen, where everything is incredibly precious, according to “American Idol.” Oh look: a cow! A choo-choo train! A stream! A hippie in a log cabin!
Jennifer Lopez continued her streak this season of wearing high-waisted short-short kulats, and Steven Tyler continued his streak of looking like the female wax version of himself.
There were no lofty ambitions tonight on the part of “American Idol” producers. No further staking of the show’s claim in the current turf-war that is reality music competitions, no more convincing us of its own importance.
Tonight’s season 11 premiere of “American Idol” was as much a response to concerns about its age and relevance as it was an audition show.
Hello fellow “American Idol” fans! I’m Sharyn and I’ll be your guide this season as our nation collectively scouts for the next aspiring pop star to butcher “Hallelujah” and Heart’s “Alone.”
For Rock and Roll Hall of Fame week, the nine remaining “American Idol” contenders hoped to dip into the past to create their own future stardom. Pia Toscano finally sang an uptempo song (Ike and Tina Turner’s “River Deep, Mountain High”), and James Durbin a slow one (George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”). Haley […]
If you watched “American Idol” closely Thursday night, you saw a tear-drenched Lauren Alaina crying hysterically when Paul McDonald was deemed safe and Naima Adedapo and Thia Megia were sent packing in the double elimination. But, what you didn’t see was that Lauren’s waterworks started 15 minutes earlier and were quite dramatic, with several people […]
Tonight the race tightened, as the 11 finalists took no chances in establishing their credentials. Last week’s surprise elimination—and subsequent save—of Casey Abrams was obviously on everyone’s mind on Elton John night, with the only real risky move that of Naima Adedapo, whose spirited reggae version of “I’m Still Standing” drew the most tepid response […]
One of the long-standing “American Idol” rituals is the morning-after press conference with the ousted candidate from the night before. Ashthon Jones proved a class act up until the end, someone not afraid to wear her heart on her sleeve at all times, and her exit, while somewhat expected given her “wild card” status, was […]