Devin Velez is eliminated on "American Idol" (CR: Michael Becker / FOX)

‘Idol’ Elimination: Did the Boys Tumble After Their Trainwreck Performance?

They weren’t kidding about that boys vs. girls thing. On tonight’s “American Idol,” the male species took a lashing, with all three remaining winding up in the bottom three. During results tonight, Ryan Seacrest sent one girl at a time to safety until only Devin Velez, Burnell Taylor and Lazaro Arbos remained. [xfinity-record-button id=”5578216900845706112″ program_type=”series”] […]

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"American Idol": Devin Velez, Amber Holcomb and Paul Jolley. (Michael Becker/ FOX)

‘Idol’ Recap: Who Got a Ticket to Ride (Home)?

The first few minutes of “American Idol” results shows are now officially the best part of my week. In that time, the great record exec Jimmy Iovine delivers a dose of truth that is mean, true and so very satisfying. [xfinity-record-button id=”5578216900845706112″ program_type=”series”] Thursday night’s show opened with a video in which he lambasted a […]

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Paul Jolley performs on "American Idol" (Frank Micelotta/ FOX)

‘Idol’ Recap: Who Stumbled over The Beatles?

The Lennon-McCartney songbook was the theme on Wednesday’s “American Idol,” and according to the judges and Jimmy Iovine, that treasure of modern music was ripped to shreds. [xfinity-record-button id=”5578216900845706112″ program_type=”series”] Perhaps they should have come up with a different overused commentary phrase for this one episode than “you killed it” and “you murdered it.” Especially […]

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Demi Lovato on "The X Factor" (CR: Nino Munoz/FOX)

Simon Cowell Expects Demi Lovato to Return to ‘X Factor’

At least Simon Cowell is happy with someone on “The X Factor.” It seems like a safe bet that Demi Lovato will be returning as a judge for Season 3. Although nothing is official, Cowell told his pal Ryan Seacrest Wednesday how he felt about the singer-turned-reality-judge. [xfinity-record-button id=”7346255869447319112″ program_type=”series”] “We’d be crazy not to […]

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Charlie Askew on "American Idol" (FOX)

Charlie Askew Breaks Down After Tough Critiques from ‘American Idol’ Judges

Boys’ night on the “American Idol” semi-final was simultaneously the most boring and the most compelling show this season. On a night where most contestants stuck to mid-‘90s throwback songs, and one of the only contemporary numbers got compared to Sting and the Police, there wasn’t exactly a lot of edge or currency or defining […]

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