‘American Idol’s’ ‘Big Mike’ Lynche Talks First Father’s Day

It will be a very special Father’s Day for ‘American Idol‘ 2010 fourth-place finisher Michael “Big Mike” Lynche this weekend. With a 4 1/2-month-old daughter, Laila Rose, Lynche has never been a dad on Father’s Day before. “You see it differently when you think about your dad,” Lynche, 27, told Fancast Thursday in L.A., at […]

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‘Idol’ Front-Runner Has Faced Bumps Along The Way

By JOHN SEEWER Associated Press Writer ELLISTON, Ohio — It should be of little surprise that a short hospital stay didn’t derail Crystal Bowersox on ‘American Idol.’ She’s overcome a lot more in her young life. Maybe that’s why the 24-year-old single mother with dreadlocks has what friends call “an old soul” and a serene […]

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‘Idol’ Power Rankings: Top 4

We’re down to four singers on ‘American Idol,’ which means we’re just two weeks from the Crystal Bowersox-Lee DeWyze finale. Until then, we need to try to build up some passion and enthusiasm for what’s left of this fairly miserable season. C’mon, we can power through another couple of weeks, can’t we? Who ever thought […]

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‘American Idol’ Finalists Celebrate Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day this weekend, two of the four remaining ‘American Idol’ contestants will celebrate as parents themselves — Crystal Bowersox and Michael “Big Mike” Lynche. “When my man and my little man finally showed up [to Hollywood], that’s really nice. I get to be with them a lot more now,” Bowersox, 24, told reporters […]

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‘Idol’ Power Rankings: Top 7

Suddenly there are just seven singers on ‘American Idol,’ and the season still seems like it would have been much better if folks like Alex Lambert, Lily Scott and Janell Wheeler had not be cut loose so early. But we can’t dwell on the past too much. The seven we’ve got are still out there […]

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