Booted Lacey Brown: ‘Idol’ Judges’ Criticism ‘Confusing’

Lacey Brown isn’t blue even though the ‘Idol’ hopeful sent packing in the first elimination round of ‘American Idol.’ Her syrupy, sweet rendition of The Rolling Stones’ “Ruby Tuesday” failed to garner enough viewer votes to advance her in the competition and her delivery of Brandi Carlile’s “Story” fell flat with the judges on Wednesday […]

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Ryan Seacrest Slammed for Spoiling ‘American Idol’ Results

A Ryan Seacrest tweet turned many ‘American Idol‘ fans sour, when he revealed who had been ejected from the show on Wednesday night – before the show had even begin airing on the West Coast. “Packed radio show tomorrow,” Seacrest touted on Twitter on or around 8 pm PST. “Got tonight’s voted-off idol lacey brown, […]

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‘American Idol’ Does Not Use Its Newfound Life Preserver

Tonight on ‘American Idol‘ Lacey Brown, the 24-year-old Texan with the La Roux looks and the tremulous voice, was sent home after last night’s too-perky take on “Ruby Tuesday.” Sure, it was only the second-worst performance of ‘Idol”s inaugural (and one hopes final) Rolling Stones night. But Tim Urban, whose frat-house meditation on “Under My […]

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‘American Idol’ Top 12 Speak Out on Simon’s Comments, Kara’s Tears & More

We caught up with the newly crowned ‘American Idol’ top 12 at Thursday’s coming out party in Hollywood and got the low-down on their dreams, secret passions, and thoughts on everything from Simon Cowell’s nasty comments to Kara DioGuardi’s tears and more. To find out who might be sporting some purple locks soon, who is […]

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Crystal Bowersox Sparkles Just Long Enough On A Fast-Paced ‘American Idol’

In the spirit of tonight’s hour-long, sorta-filler-free ‘American Idol,’ let’s get right into the rundown of tonight’s performances from the competition’s eight remaining ladies! Yes? Yes. 1. Crystal Bowersox. At this point, there is Crystal and there is everyone else. She’s Simon’s favorite; his mention of her on last night’s episode of ‘The Tonight Show […]

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‘Idol’ Power Rankings: Top 16

In Thursday’s “Eye on Idol” live chat with Maura Johnston, I was asked who I thought would go and I listed Jermaine Sellers, John Park and Michelle Delamor outright. I then said Haeley Vaughn should be the final girl to go, but that she’d likely be safe another week. I’ll count that as a half-win, […]

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‘American Idol’: Crystal Bowersox Leads Tough Girls’ Night

Tonight’s ‘American Idol‘ was tense right until the show started thanks to the questionable status of Crystal Bowersox, who got taken to the hospital yesterday and whose illness forced the producers to flip-flop the gender lineup for last night’s and tonight’s shows. Would she be able to perform? Would she be disqualified if she didn’t? […]

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