‘American Idol’: Karen Rodriguez Says Adios!

Karen Rodriguez went out with the same class she brought to her “American Idol” run, reprising her bilingual version of Mariah Carey’s “Hero” and just missing a save from the judges’ panel, and her biggest supporter, Jennifer Lopez. The Miami-born, N.Y.-raised Rodriguez has been singing most of her life, having attended N.Y.’s Laguardia High School […]

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‘American Idol’ Elimination Night: Not So Happy Birth Year For One

Nobody said this show business stuff was easy. And nobody wants to spoil a good show, so… SPOILER ALERT!!! Stop reading here if you don’t want to know who was eliminated from tonight’s show. After singing her heart out—and, as in the past, in her patented bilingual style—Karen Rodriguez exited tonight’s “American Idol” competition with […]

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‘American Idol’: The Final 24 Offers Few Surprises

In an unusually mellow show,“American Idol” got down to a final 24 tonight, and there were only a few surprises. Safe: Stefano Lagone, Thia Megia and Tatynisa Lewis. Gone: Moon-faced crowd favorite Jacee Badeaux, real-life mom-loving cowboy John Wayne Schulz and seven-time loser Jessica Cunningham were all out, the latter on her 25th birthday, no […]

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