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Nicci Nix Outfoxes Idol?

February 6, 2010

Remember the recent contestant on American Idol by the name of Nicci Nix? The helium voiced girl who travelled 14 hours by airplane from Florence Italy to sing Something Kind of Ooh for the judges? Well it turns out that she’s not who she first appeared to be. Miss Nix (from California or Pleasantville) has […]

AI 4.15: Matt Giraud is……Safe

April 15, 2009

On tonight’s American Idol, gospel/R&B singer Lil’ Rounds and Bluesy pianist Matt Giraud were in the bottom three. After a performance from Miley Cyrus, it was revealed that Matt would be leaving the show. Though, after deliberation and Simon’s quip of “I can’t see you winning” the judges used their sole “save” on him, allowing […]

Tarantino Mentors On Idol Tomorrow

April 13, 2009

Tomorrow on American Idol, legendary film director Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill) will be helping out the contestants during “Songs from the Movies” night. He was a guest judge on season three of the show, a fan of Fantasia at the time. This may seem like an odd pick for people since he is […]

Kara Knows How to Sing

April 12, 2009

American Idol’s publicly scrutinized new judge Kara DioGuardi has received a lot of flack this season. Most of it has to do with her being there in the first place. But all these attacks seem a little misdirected, after all, she’s written hit songs like “Walk Away” for Kelly Clarkson and has worked with other […]

AI 4.8: Scott Hits the Road

April 8, 2009

On tonight’s American Idol, it was the end of the road for blind singer/pianist Scott MacIntyre, who had performed “The Search is Over” the prior night. After it was down to Scott and Anoop as the bottom two, Ryan revealed that only 30,000 votes separated them. Scott then performed the song one last time to […]

4.7 American Idol Recap

April 7, 2009

Tonight’s Idol shortened its length to pack in the final eight contestants into an hours time. This week they had to pick a song from their birth year. They didn’t appear to follow an order but going from oldest to youngest would’ve made things interesting. Danny Gokey took the stage first, doing a cover version […]

AI 4/01: Megan Joy Flies Off

April 1, 2009

Tonight’s Idol, for a results show, was jumping. Lady GaGa sat behind a plastic bubble encased piano and belted out her hit song Poker Face and the contestants seemed to be the happiest yet. Of all seasons aired so far, these runner ups appear to get along the most. Jokingly imitating each other, Megan “cawing” […]

3.31 American Idol Recap

April 1, 2009

Tonight’s Idol was centered around American Radio’s top 40 hits. This gave the nine contestants ample opportunity to choose something fresh and current among a vast array of songs.  Surprisingly, all but a few of them chose older tunes to sing. First to go this time was Anoop Desai singing Usher’s “Caught Up”. He was […]

AI 3/26: Megan Safe, Sarver Gone

March 26, 2009

In a surprising reveal tonight, Megan Joy was not sent packing. Even more surprising considering the criticism she received was that she wasn’t even in the bottom three. Scott MacIntyre, Michael Sarver and Matt Giraud ended up with the lowest votes after their Motown performances yesterday on Idol. A shock to both the judges and […]

03.25 American Idol Recap

March 25, 2009

Tonight featured the songs of Motown with Smokey Robinson coaching the contestants and it was definitely popping. A little over half the contestants brought it this week while others were below par. Who was the best and who was the worst? Read on to find out. Matt Giraud opened the show with Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s […]