‘American Idol’ Loses Its Heart Of Glass

Well, after all that preseason hype about this season of ‘American Idol‘ being all about the ladies, the show is exactly where it was a year ago at this time — namely, with a Top Five that’s 80% male, and the probability of a guy taking the title for the third straight year probably even […]

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‘American Idol’ Tries To Impress Shania Twain

Tonight the six remaining ‘American Idol‘ hopefuls worked their way through the catalog of Shania Twain, the Canadian country singer who actually hasn’t released much new music in the past few years. But her turn as a guest judge during this year’s auditions got a fair amount of buzz — thanks in large part to […]

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‘American Idol’ Gets A Little Too Inspired By Butterflies

The now-annual ‘American Idol‘ episode that focuses on “inspirational” songs is always a difficult one to navigate. It’s for a good cause, so you want to be nice! And the word “inspirational” is one of those ‘Idol’ terms that’s vague enough for some of the song choices to cross over into kind of interesting territory! […]

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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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‘Idol’ Power Rankings: Top 9 (Again!)

Oh, Michael, Michael, Michael. He’s not gone, but the revelation that ‘American Idol‘s Big Mike Lynche is not as invincible as he seemed to think he was should have been a real eye opener. As you know by now (otherwise you probably wouldn’t be reading this), the judges used their one and only save of […]

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