‘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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‘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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‘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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‘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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