Paige Miles: ‘Idol’ Contestants Have “No Days Off”

By ALICIA RANCILIO Associated Press Writer NEW YORK — The latest ‘American Idol‘ castoff says downtime doesn’t exist when you’re on the show. “There are no days off,” says 24-year-old Paige Miles. After Wednesday’s elimination show, there’s little time for sad goodbyes and reflection. The contestants are required to have decided what song they’ll sing […]

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‘Idol’ Power Rankings: Top 10

Someone in our weekly live “Eye on Idol” chat this week suggested the show get rid of all the remaining contestants and just let Crystal Bowersox and Siobhan Magnus duke it out week after week until the finale. I’m starting to warm up to that idea. Read: Simon Cowell To Receive International Emmy Award It […]

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‘American Idol’: It’s Still A Singing Competition, Or So The Judges Say

Even if the exact outcome was by no means a certainty, tonight’s ‘American Idol‘ results were not surprising by any stretch of the imagination. Last night’s “Billboard No. 1 Hits”-themed episode was full of off-key, off-everything performances of songs that had been done on ‘Idol’ many times before, performed by singers who had somehow managed […]

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‘American Idol’ Throws Its Very Own Party in the U.S.A.

Tuesday’s ‘American Idol‘ paid homage to songs that reached No. 1 on the pop charts, with the singers being mentored by a teenaged starlet who has never achieved that feat. (Oh, ‘American Idol,’ your logic this season continues to be impeccable!) ‘Hannah Montana‘ star Miley Cyrus helped the 11 remaining contestants navigate their way through […]

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‘Idol’ Power Rankings: Top 11

For the most part, this week’s ‘American Idol‘ performance were decent. A couple were terrible (yes, Tim Urban: you’ve worked your way back to the bottom of the power rankings), but there wasn’t much craziness, on the whole, to cause any major shakeups. READ: Booted Lacey Brown: ‘Idol’ Judges’ Criticism “Confusing” That doesn’t mean nothing […]

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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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