‘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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‘American Idol’ Loses Its Shirt At The Movies

Tonight’s ‘American Idol‘ focused on songs from the movies, or at least songs from movies’ officially licensed tie-in soundtracks. Leading their charge this evening was the night’s mentor Jamie Foxx, who presented each contestant with a dilemma involving T-shirts, artistry, and their desire to break through and put their actual mark on the competition. It […]

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‘Idol’ Finalists Staying Friends First

BY: Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES – The last four ‘American Idol’ contestants left standing say their rivalry is a friendly one. The singers told a news conference Friday they’ve remained close even as they strive to win. “We’re all friends,” said Lee Dewyze, 24, of Mount Prospect, Ill. “But as far as the show, at […]

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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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