Phillip Phillips on "American Idol" (FOX)

‘American Idol’s’ Ode to Billy Joel: Who Was a Big Shot and Who Felt the Pressure?

Billy Joel is the perfect songbook for “American Idol.” Easily adaptable to almost any voice, and firmly rooted in the ’70s/’80s-lite-rock-balladry that “Idol” contestants can’t resist. As Steven Tyler said at the top of the night, “If you can’t sing Billy Joel, then you can’t sing at all.” Overall it was the best night of […]

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‘American Idol’ Names Tommy Hilfiger as ‘Image Advisor’

The “American Idol” wannabes are getting a different kind of advisor soon. Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger has been named the show’s “image advisor” to help the finalists with fashion tips to help establish their performance identities and assist with their style transformations. His first episode will be March 15. “Idol” Recap: Can Anyone Wow the […]

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