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Subject: American Idol

Written By: e_dubzs on 04/15/05 at 9:26 pm

I can’t believe nadia is gone. She was the best female singer... I'm still trying to go there and hold up my Anwar signs, LOL...
www.AI_Insider.com

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/16/05 at 12:32 pm


I can’t believe nadia is gone. She was the best female singer... I'm still trying to go there and hold up my Anwar signs, LOL...
www.AI_Insider.com




I wouldn't say she's the best "singer," but she was definitely one of the funnest....at least at first.  But her vocals aren't all that strong and then she was getting kinda boring.  As far as the best female "singer"  (since there's only two left...) its a tough call but I'd probably have to say Vonzell. 
I'm a big Anwar fan too- I just hope he keeps up with more exciting performances before he gets kicked off too.  BTW, why the *BLANKETY-BLEEP* is ANTHONY still on there?  As if his version of "Climb Every Mountain" wasn't bad enough, we had to listen to him murder "Every Time You Go Away."  And now we'll have to hear even more.  I sure hope he's the next one to go....and then Scott's next!!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 04/22/05 at 8:52 am

i like anthony's version of every time you go away.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/24/05 at 11:09 pm

I can't believe that Scott and Anthony are still around...that is crazy!



Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 04/24/05 at 11:20 pm

Scott is getting the sympathy vote.  I think Anthony is just flying under the radar.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/24/05 at 11:22 pm

i seriously think that the top 3 will be: Bo, Constantine, and Carrie.......I have a feeling that Constantine will win, not that he is the best singer...but he has that "appeal".



EriN :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: NullandVoid on 04/25/05 at 1:40 pm


i seriously think that the top 3 will be: Bo, Constantine, and Carrie.......I have a feeling that Constantine will win, not that he is the best singer...but he has that "appeal".



EriN :)

Hi Erin
Constantine? Appeal? What is the rest of the world seeing that I'm not?

I like Bo and Vonzel. Carrie has a beautiful voice but she seems like a singing ghost. sounds wonderful but I just don't see anything there.
As far as Robot boy and Clay Jr. I'm not going there.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Carrie on 04/25/05 at 4:44 pm


i seriously think that the top 3 will be: Bo, Constantine, and Carrie.......

I agree.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 04/25/05 at 6:45 pm


Constantine? Appeal? What is the rest of the world seeing that I'm not?



If you figure it out, would you tell me?  Although, on The Soup on E! this weekend they had a commercial parady for Constantine Maroulis' School of Hypnosis.  I guess that could explain it. ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/25/05 at 7:30 pm


i seriously think that the top 3 will be: Bo, Constantine, and Carrie.......

EriN :)


Yes! It seems like everybody thinks that too. I hope Bo wins though ^_^

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/25/05 at 10:50 pm

I don't know....a couple weeks ago....Constantine looked really good....he has highlights in his hair and he appeared to be wearing eye liner (I have always had a thing with boys who wear eyeliner)...I don't know....I just really like his voice...it is very unique



Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/25/05 at 11:38 pm


I don't know....a couple weeks ago....Constantine looked really good....he has highlights in his hair and he appeared to be wearing eye liner (I have always had a thing with boys who wear eyeliner)...I don't know....I just really like his voice...it is very unique



Erin :)


Glad to know I'm not the only one on these boards that has a thing for guys wearing eyeliner... Anyway I thought he looked really good too, my grandma was making fun of him though XD I'll be just as happy if Constantine wins.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 04/26/05 at 7:16 am

Bo is hot, isn't he?  I love guys with long hair, too. Of course the leather pants don't hurt my feelings, either. ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Powerslave on 04/26/05 at 8:14 am

I just want to see a rock singer win. \m/

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 04/26/05 at 6:24 pm


You forgot tight leather pants....ones that are baggy look pretty ugly, IMO ;) I wouldn't mind being his microphone stand :D


You're gonna have to stand in line behind me. :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/26/05 at 8:24 pm

Does anybody here think Constantine sounds a little like Jack White, or is it just me?  ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/26/05 at 10:22 pm

he is one HOTTIE!!! There is just something about Constantine that makes my heart beat a little faster......and did you guys notice how freaking BIG he is???? I mean, Ryan Seacrest is tall...and Constantine TOWERS over him........hmmmm.....hunka burning love!! LOL!




Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Carrie on 04/27/05 at 1:05 pm


Does anybody here think Constantine sounds a little like Jack White, or is it just me?  ???

I listened to the song 7 Nation Army today and was trying to compare the two but couldn't... I need to hear Constantine sing again.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 04/27/05 at 1:44 pm


:( he's got a girlfriend :\'( Okay, I'll let you have first dibs since I AM married ;D


I saw her.  Bummer.  I'll stand behind her and you behind me, ok? :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini61 on 04/27/05 at 3:59 pm


Hey, if we join together, I'd bet we could take her ;)

IMO, most of the performances were pretty lame last night :(

I just found this thread. I'm glad I found someone I can talk about Idol to. My family hates it.  >:(
I thought they all sounded pretty bad last night. Maybe they need to stick with oldies.  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/27/05 at 6:28 pm


I listened to the song 7 Nation Army today and was trying to compare the two but couldn't... I need to hear Constantine sing again.


I think you should listen to Black Math, their voices aren't identical but there is definitley something about Constantine's voice that is similuar to Jack White's. Anywayzzzz........ Does anybody else think that Anthony was pretty good last night?  He wasn't as corny or something....


he is one HOTTIE!!! There is just something about Constantine that makes my heart beat a little faster......and did you guys notice how freaking BIG he is???? I mean, Ryan Seacrest is tall...and Constantine TOWERS over him........hmmmm.....hunka burning love!! LOL!




Erin :)


lmbo! Constantine IS hot and I've noticed how tall he is too, but I heard that Ryan Seacrest was like 5'7"  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini61 on 04/27/05 at 8:33 pm

WTF just happened? Constantine was just voted off  :o  I think it's time for Scott to gooooo  >:( 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/27/05 at 8:35 pm

OH. MY. GOD. I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS!!! I was about to cry when they said Constantine was going to go... I could kill Scott right now!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini61 on 04/27/05 at 8:36 pm


OH. MY. GOD. I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS!!! I was about to cry when they said Constantine was going to go... I could kill Scott right now!

Ahhhhhhhhh!  :( 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Carrie on 04/27/05 at 8:38 pm

I CAN NOT believe that Constantine was voted off tonight!! He is usually really good and has a great stage presence. I thought for sure he would go to the final three. There are others who do way worse than he does. This stinks! >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/27/05 at 8:39 pm


Ahhhhhhhhh!  :( 


I'm just so overloaded with emotion right now, I watch American Idol religiously and this ticked me off. I'm still shocked that Scott was even in the top group.  -shakes head-  :\'(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Carrie on 04/27/05 at 8:39 pm


I think it's time for Scott to gooooo  >:( 
What is shocking is he was in the top group tonight. What is up with that?!?!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini61 on 04/27/05 at 8:41 pm

The only reason I'll watch now, is for Bo. I'll give my votes to him, but if he goes, I go.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/27/05 at 8:42 pm


The only reason I'll watch now, is for Bo. I'll give my votes to him, but if he goes, I go.


I feel the same way.  :(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/27/05 at 11:11 pm

Ok....I am officially P I S S E D off!!! I cannot believe the American public!!!!! Ok...let's keep the stupid guy who can't sing and beats his girlfriend....but get rid of someone totally talented and HOT......


well...the only positive thing about Constantine leaving is that he doesn't have to be under American Idol's hand and he is free to do as he pleases when it comes to marketing himself to the entertainment world....


I can't wait to see what is in store for Constantine...we haven't seen the last of him..that's for sure!


Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/27/05 at 11:18 pm


Ok....I am officially P I S S E D off!!! I cannot believe the American public!!!!! Ok...let's keep the stupid guy who can't sing and beats his girlfriend....but get rid of someone totally talented and HOT......


well...the only positive thing about Constantine leaving is that he doesn't have to be under American Idol's hand and he is free to do as he pleases when it comes to marketing himself to the entertainment world....


I can't wait to see what is in store for Constantine...we haven't seen the last of him..that's for sure!


Erin :)


I knew you'd be here soon enough ^_^

Like you said, it might be good that he isn't stuck with the American Idol people. O_O I hope he gets a cd out there sometime instead of going back to his band (if that's even possible) but whatever makes him happy I guess.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/27/05 at 11:20 pm

oh i know.....

I totally believe that Constantine would sell more CDs if he stuck with the more ballads/crooner type of songs.....the whole "rocker" thing doesn't do justice to his singing voice. He has a very unique sound to him...much to good to be simply screaming words...etc.


I think he should do theatre for awhile....he would totally ROCK on the stage


Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/27/05 at 11:39 pm


oh i know.....

I totally believe that Constantine would sell more CDs if he stuck with the more ballads/crooner type of songs.....the whole "rocker" thing doesn't do justice to his singing voice. He has a very unique sound to him...much to good to be simply screaming words...etc.


I think he should do theatre for awhile....he would totally ROCK on the stage


Erin :)


I really like the sound he has going on with his voice too. Theatre seems to be a very good thing for him to be into and I agree that he would sell more cds if he kept with the more ballad/crooner type of songs, I think it fits his voice nicely.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: constantine sucks on 04/28/05 at 12:41 am

im so glad to see constantine gone.  hes got great stage presence but he got way too cocky and he needed a reality check.  im glad hes out.  now i can enjoy american idol every week

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/28/05 at 12:44 am


im so glad to see constantine gone. hes got great stage presence but he got way too cocky and he needed a reality check. im glad hes out. now i can enjoy american idol every week


Omg... Are you my grandma!??  :o She said the same exact thing...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: constantine sucks on 04/28/05 at 12:51 am

how did you know that?!?!!  :)


are you a constantine lover?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/28/05 at 12:54 am

lol Yeah I am. XD

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: constantine sucks on 04/28/05 at 12:56 am


lol Yeah I am. XD



im sorry i hope you can get your fix somewhere..hehe...

I think he might go on to make a record but no one will bite.  hes turned into too much of a gimick(sp?)(its late)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/28/05 at 1:02 am

Umm... Ok.  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/28/05 at 6:35 am

i think constantine had a lot of talent....his voice was very unique..and if marketed correctly........he will make himself very popular and make lots of money.....


have any of you seen the episode of "elimidate" where he was on it and actually won? It was from a few years ago..his hair was shorter...but he still looked good


EriN :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/28/05 at 10:36 am

I am SO ticked off!!!!!!!    Not that I was a big Constantine fan- I only think he had the looks.  I'm more upset that Scott was in the top 3......OVER VONZELL?!!!!!!!    Oh my God, when they sang "Emotions" last night, Scott and Anthony were HORRID!!!   
Well now that the Constantine fans can't vote for him any more, hopefully their votes will shoot to Bo....or Vonzell.....or Carrie.......just enough to override the other two because I'M SICK TO DEATH OF THEM!!!!!!!!  I'm thinking if ANYBODY ELSE goes before Scott or Anthony, I'm gonna quit watchin. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/28/05 at 10:42 am

I agree Queen.......I told my mom last night (after I called her complaining that the american public doesn't know what they are doing when voting)...that if Scott makes it to the top 3...I am done watching this show.....the whole thing is crazy! My votes will go to Vonzel or Bo now.


Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Return of Jessica on 04/28/05 at 1:42 pm

Constantine was an @ss. Granted, he sang great, but he reminded me too much of Scott Stapp for me to truly like him.

For those that don't know, Scott Stapp is the arrogant b@stard of a lead singer from Creed. I loathe him. :P

That being said....Go Bo!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/28/05 at 4:17 pm


Constantine was an @ss. Granted, he sang great, but he reminded me too much of Scott Stapp for me to truly like him.

For those that don't know, Scott Stapp is the arrogant b@stard of a lead singer from Creed. I loathe him. :P

That being said....Go Bo!


Yo! I like Scott Stapp, and Constantine was awesome whether you admit it or not. Atleast we agree that Bo is good...

On to the Constantine thing... I have a theory that Constantine did NOT have the least amount of votes I think he didn't want to be owned by American Idol and have to be clean-cut and maybe transformed into something he wasn't so he wanted out. Look! He already has a cd coming out.

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0009HI588/qid=1114722840/sr=8-16/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl15/002-6962050-0151256?v=glance&s=music&n=507846

I think he wanted to be beat by Scott so that everybody would be talking about it and that would draw more attention to him and his cd that will be out soon. The only thing I fear is that a bunch of little teeny-bopper kids will buy it and suddenly think they are all "hardcore". -shudders- That would be terrible...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: NullandVoid on 04/28/05 at 4:27 pm

*GASP!!!*

I dropped my bag of cheetos when I saw last night's result. I'm no conspiracy theorist, but something HAD to go wrong! Scott, SCOTT over Vonzell?!!!! I don't like constantine that much but I don't think he shouldn't have been voted off, not yet.

Monday night's performances were not that great, but I was offended when Scott attempted to do Luther Vandross. Vonzell did great even though she sung a song that I can't stand. Constantine unfortunately wasn't that great but he still deserves to be in the competition.

I'm still in shock!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/28/05 at 8:20 pm

Vonzell is the BOMB.....there is NO way that she should have been in the BOTTOM three while ol Scotto was in the TOP...that is messed up!



Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 04/28/05 at 8:34 pm

While I am not a fan of Constantine, I wish Scott had gone instead.  I believe that the only reason Scott made it though was the sympathy vote because Simon told him to pack his bags.  That boy needs to go and fast.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/29/05 at 1:26 pm

If this had to be Constantine's week to go, then Anwar and Nadia should still be there instead of Scott and Anthony.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BlondeyFHFan6 on 04/29/05 at 5:38 pm

No doubt, I was shocked by the American Idol results. How can Scott be safe???  Constantine wasn't my favorite singer but he sure wasn't my least favorite. He should still be on the show. I hope Scott or Anthony goes home next week..


My favorites are Carrie,Vonzell, and Bo :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/29/05 at 7:17 pm



My favorites are Carrie,Vonzell, and Bo :)



....well now that there's only 5 left....um.....DUH!!!    ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BlondeyFHFan6 on 04/29/05 at 7:38 pm

Those have been my favorties since the top 10. :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 04/30/05 at 7:55 pm

Is Bo really a druggie? I didn't hear anything about it until my grandma said something, is it true?  ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BlondeyFHFan6 on 04/30/05 at 10:02 pm

I heard something about it.. I dunno if its true or not.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 04/30/05 at 10:08 pm


Is Bo really a druggie? I didn't hear anything about it until my grandma said something, is it true? ???


He had a drug charge a couple of years ago, but he complied with the courts and was cleared.  He doesn't do drugs anymore.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/04/05 at 7:12 pm

So Idol last night was about classic rock & roll and current billboard hits.  Once again Anthony was HORRID!  So was Scott and I'm sick to death of his psychotic "I'm cool-take that!" attitude.  I hope he goes home next.  Simon was bashing Vonzell last night but I think he was REALLY sending sublimal messages for people to vote for her.  What do yall think?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Carrie on 05/04/05 at 7:50 pm

I thought Bo and Carrie did great last night. My guess is Anthony will be the one to go tonight.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/04/05 at 8:34 pm

Hallelujah! Thine the Glory!
Hallelujah! Amen!
Hallelujah! We will not see
Scott Savol again!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Carrie on 05/04/05 at 8:47 pm

:o I guess I was wrong. All good either way. It would have been mean to let him go on his birthday anyway.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Miss Tainted on 05/04/05 at 8:50 pm

I'm SO happy Scott is FINALLY gone!! -dances-  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Return of Jessica on 05/04/05 at 9:27 pm

What a load of cr*p. That freak of nature Anthony should have been long gone before Scott, before Nadia, before ANWAR. Why is he still on there? Stupid geek boy.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/04/05 at 11:00 pm

GOSH!!....finally Scott is GONE!! I found it rather humorous that when Ryan Seacrest told Scott and Anthony to have a seat on the couch....Scott walked over and was like, "YES"!!!!! I mean...did he honestly think that those two were the top 2?????? I knew as soon as they were motioned to go over to the couch that Ryan Seacrest would say that they were the bottom 2...it was so obvious!! I was so happy to see that boy go....he should thank his lucky stars that he made it that far in the competition.....and he was soooooo cocky too....anyone else think that?



Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/05/05 at 10:29 am


GOSH!!....finally Scott is GONE!! I found it rather humorous that when Ryan Seacrest told Scott and Anthony to have a seat on the couch....Scott walked over and was like, "YES"!!!!! I mean...did he honestly think that those two were the top 2?????? I knew as soon as they were motioned to go over to the couch that Ryan Seacrest would say that they were the bottom 2...it was so obvious!! I was so happy to see that boy go....he should thank his lucky stars that he made it that far in the competition.....and he was soooooo cocky too....anyone else think that?



Erin :)


I think he was a bit psychotic, if you ask me.  And I knew the couch was the bottom two as well.  As soon as he had Anthony sit down and Vonzell stand up, I knew what they were doing.  Scott was doing his whole "thank you thank you" bit on the way to the couch and I was like huh-uh he better be going HOME!

To Jessica:  Yes, Anthony SHOULD have been gone long long ago.  But starting from the top 5, it's good that Scott went first, because although he wasn't that great, he was better than Anthony.  Now that Anthony has to be compared to Bo, Carrie, and Vonzell, he should be SURE to go next.   Thats my philosophy anyway

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: NullandVoid on 05/05/05 at 12:37 pm

Someone answered my prayers, NO MORE "SCOTTIE THE BODY"(bleccch)!!
YAY!!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Alchoholica on 05/05/05 at 2:12 pm

Is the one that looks like a seriel killer in it?

I want him to win.. he looks the least... annoying.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Alchoholica on 05/05/05 at 2:44 pm


The one with the long hair?  That's Bo.....he's yummy :P


Don't think so.. the one that looked really unstable.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/05/05 at 8:28 pm

this is Scott Savol....




Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 05/06/05 at 1:12 am

So what's the low-down on Paula Abdul sleeping with the male contestants?, and should I give a rat's azz?
???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Alchoholica on 05/06/05 at 7:02 am


this is Scott Savol....


If you're talking about the heavy-set one, that was Scott......


I will assume that becuase you talk about him in the past tense he is gone?

He'll be up in the bell tower with the rifle before too long..

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/11/05 at 11:18 am

ohhhhhhh  Last night's "idol" was soooooo disappointing  :\'(      Carrie, Bo, & Vonzell did one song great, and the other they just totally screwed their songs up.  To make it worse, they made Anthony sound almost great.  But seriously I was totally offended by him singing "If You Don't Know Me By Now,"  even if it WAS better than Carrie's.  (BTW, since when do they let contestants sing the same song except on the finale?)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/11/05 at 11:22 am

I was scanning the American Idol message boards last night because I wasn't able to catch yesterday's show.....it appears that Carrie did a horrible job by the negative comments left about her on the boards.....


I don't think she will get voted off though...she is too popular....

I have a feeling it's gonna be Vonzel...and I really like her too....

the top 2 I predict will be Bo and Carrie


Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/11/05 at 11:28 am


I was scanning the American Idol message boards last night because I wasn't able to catch yesterday's show.....it appears that Carrie did a horrible job by the negative comments left about her on the boards.....


I don't think she will get voted off though...she is too popular....

I have a feeling it's gonna be Vonzel...and I really like her too....

the top 2 I predict will be Bo and Carrie


Erin :)


I sure hope Bo and Carrie are the top 2!!!
I'll recap the show 4 anyone else who missed it:

The themes were Nashville (country)  and Philadelphia (songwriters Gamble & Huff)
Carrie sang "Sin Wagon" (not my favorite song but she did great) and "If You Don't Know Me By Now"  (horrible)
Bo sang "Great Day to Be Alive" (extremely boring 4 Bo) and "For the Love of Money" (awesome!!!)
Vonzell sang "How Do I Live?" (apparently having a bad day, she choked up and didn't perform so good) and "Don't Leave Me This Way" (pretty good, but not amazing)
Anthony sang "I'm Already There" (hate the song anyway, can't stand his voice) and "If You Don't Know Me By Now" (Carrie's version made his sound good, but like Simon said, u need SOUL to sing that song and ANTHONY HAS ZIP!!!)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/11/05 at 11:29 am

thanks for the recap!! I will be anxious to see who gets the boot tonight



Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: RockandRollFan on 05/11/05 at 1:42 pm

Seems to me that this show is more like "Pro" Wrestling...but to each thier own ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/12/05 at 8:14 am

well I knew it would boil down to either Vonzell or Anthony..........and it was Anthony.  Did you guys see how many times the camera went to Carrie's face while she was crying......gosh....I think I even said outloud, "how many times are you gonna show her crying?"


I dunno....to think that out of all the people that auditioned for American Idol......this is the best that America can do???  Personally I have heard better voices at local talent shows.


Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/12/05 at 9:44 am


well I knew it would boil down to either Vonzell or Anthony..........and it was Anthony.  Did you guys see how many times the camera went to Carrie's face while she was crying......gosh....I think I even said outloud, "how many times are you gonna show her crying?"




They kept showing Carrie's face even before they said Anthony was leaving.  Probly cuz everyone thot she was gonna go home (including herself?...)
I'm just glad Anthony's gone.  Now I just hope the contestants do a HECK of a lot better next time, and I hope Bo and Carrie are the top 2.  But u know, if it is them, this is gonna be real tricky to decide, but I would probly end up voting 4 Bo.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/12/05 at 9:58 am

either way....they are both going to have lots of opportunities in the entertainment business.



Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: NullandVoid on 05/12/05 at 4:07 pm

even thought they are ALL good singers, I'm rooting for Bo from now on. He's different I like him.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 05/12/05 at 6:48 pm

I have been rooting for Bo since day 1.  I was sad to see Anthony go, but that is because I liked all of the final four.  He was the worst out of the four.  I think it will be Vonzell next week with a final two of Bo and Carrie with Bo winning. (gotta predict my fave to win ;) )

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 05/17/05 at 11:16 pm

Bo rocked tonight. The second song (without the band) gave me goosebumps.  I think he will win this whole thing.  It was hard to get through to his number, too.  Good sign.  (And I loved the recording of Bo answering his lines.)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: woops on 05/17/05 at 11:55 pm

Ashley Tisdale also counts, though she's not on a cheesy reality show. (No offense to AI fans)

She'll be singing on "The Suite Life of Method & Red" this Friday.   :)


Interview: http://www.hipnhot.com/wst_page5.html

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Return of Jessica on 05/18/05 at 4:20 am

OH. MY. GOD. If Bo doesn't win after his rendition of "In A Dream", I just might go ballistic.

I spent half the night looking for a copy of that. I finally found it. The way he sang it just chilled me to the bone. D@mn.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/18/05 at 11:13 am

I didn't watch it last night...and I probably won't watch it tonight either....


it's a given who will be going home tonight anyways



Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/18/05 at 11:51 am



it's a given who will be going home tonight anyways


Erin :)



You never know...some of those teeny-boppers with their speed-dial phones don't know the best thing when they hear it. 

I am hoping Vonzell will go home though.  I was wanting that anyway, but after last night's performances, she's just too "cute" with all her songs.  Just like Clive Davis said after her first song, she has that problem with too much "smiling" when she sings.  I am definitely rooting for Bo now.  No way Carrie can beat what he did.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/18/05 at 10:24 pm

I don't know..I am just not digging the top 2 this season...I mean ya...there's no question that they are good singers.....but this is the BEST that they can do in finding the "best of the best" in America???? I am not seeing why everyone is obsessed with these 2 performers....to me they sound like any other "rocker" ex. the lead singer of Creed or the lead singer of Nickelback......and any other "country singer" ex. Martina McBride...etc.....to me there's nothing so unique that they stand out from every other singer in their genre.

Erin

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/19/05 at 11:04 am

I will say that Bo does have a lot of stage presence...and yes, he does have a good voice.....Carrie...I definitely think that she DOES NOT deserve to be in the top 2...out of all of those people that auditioned...she should not be in the top 2. There were a few people from the past few seasons of AI that were really good....and they didn't even make it until the end.....

you are right...I agree that there is nothing really special about Fantasia or Reuben (I was kinda shocked that those two ended up being the winners of the show).....my personal opinion is that the really good singers....got booted before they even had their chance to shine.


Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/19/05 at 12:43 pm

Now that I think about it, is it kinda funny that Carrie made it to the top 2.  I think the reason those 2 are there is cuz people want something different from the past WINNERS.  There hasn't been a "rocker" or a "country" person won AI yet.

Quirk, I think one of the main reasons AI can't get much better is....some of the best undiscovered singers out there probly don't even wanna try to go on the show.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/19/05 at 4:10 pm


Now that I think about it, is it kinda funny that Carrie made it to the top 2.  I think the reason those 2 are there is cuz people want something different from the past WINNERS.   There hasn't been a "rocker" or a "country" person won AI yet.

Quirk, I think one of the main reasons AI can't get much better is....some of the best undiscovered singers out there probly don't even wanna try to go on the show.



ya...that's true.....but I do remember a few people from seasons ago that were SOO good....and they never made it to the top 2.....I thought Kimberley Locke ran circles around Reuben Studdard...but she only came in 3rd....and there were a few other people from that season who were really good....but they didn't make it either...it's just funny who America votes as the "Best".


Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/19/05 at 4:43 pm

And then last year, I has hoping the final 2 would be Fantasia & Latoya, but Latoya went home all because people felt sorry for the girl who sang HORRIBLE.  Ooh I was so mad.  >:(    I wonder if Latoya is ever gonna make an album.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/19/05 at 5:20 pm

LaToya was AWESOME!!!!!  She was my favorite that season....I couldn't believe that she went home and Fantasia won.....it boggles my mind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/19/05 at 8:04 pm

Yeah if Latoya had made it to the top 2 I would definitely have voted for her instead of Fantasia.  However, I still don't get why people (people here) dont like Fantasia.  I'm not gettin the "Macy Gray" thing at all.  I think of all the Idol contestants, she had the most unique voice- that fun gospel-ish style of hers.  But I was very disappointed in her album though (Missy Elliott wrote most of her songs) and I think she's killed her own "I Believe."

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Carrie on 05/19/05 at 9:22 pm


Bo rocked tonight. The second song (without the band) gave me goosebumps. 
I agree!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/24/05 at 10:14 pm

Well...I didn't technically watch the show tonight...I had work to do online....but Chris was watching it and I could hear them singing in the background.......


Bo should win



Erin :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: mary on 05/25/05 at 7:17 am

I'm praying for Bo to win too. Carrie definitely has vocal talent, don't get me wrong, but I dunno......To me, she sounds like every other Martina McBride clone out there. And all female country singers sound the exact same. But Bo is different. He puts on a great show and it's about time that a rocker won the competition. Though I don't think those "original" songs that were picked last night did either of them any favors. Whoever wrote them should be shot. Terrible awful lyrics and absolutely no memorable melody either.

As much as I like the show, I too hope this will be the last year for it.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 05/25/05 at 7:22 am

Mary, you said it.  Although she has a great voice, she is too cookie cutter.  I predict a Bo win tonight.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/25/05 at 9:56 am

Hmm....last night's finally was actually a tad boring (maybe cuz of those "original" songs?)  It seemed like both contestants had trouble staying on pitch.  Nevertheless, I voted for Bo and hope he wins.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: dung on 05/25/05 at 10:05 am

Ugh, all this American Idol is a scam to make you watch TV!  It is shows like this that demoralizes the young and jealousizes the old.  Down with this show and TV forever!!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Return of Jessica on 05/25/05 at 12:34 pm


Ugh, all this American Idol is a scam to make you watch TV!  It is shows like this that demoralizes the young and jealousizes the old.  Down with this show and TV forever!!!


"jealousizes"? WTF kind of word is that?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/25/05 at 12:41 pm


"jealousizes"? WTF kind of word is that?


Perhaps we have a new websterage among us?  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 05/25/05 at 12:56 pm

I'm rooting for Bo.  I think he has a great voice and he carries himself very well onstage.  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: supercute on 05/25/05 at 1:31 pm


I'm rooting for Bo.  I think he has a great voice and he carries himself very well onstage.  8)


I agree  8) Even though Mario was my fave  :D.

Subject: American Idol Season 5

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/17/06 at 11:45 pm

Well...American Idol Season 5 is back, and the 2 hour premiere was tonight. Back with the usuals: people who think they can sing...but suck, twins competing with one another, R&B wannabes swooning Paula Abdul, a few Frank Sinatra copycats, people hitting everything but the right notes....and a few that seem to shine. I don't know why I keep watching this show...I know it is the same thing all the time...but alas, it gives me something to laugh about and takes up a few of my boring evenings! LOL!  Anyone else already being sucked in to the American Idol sandtrap??

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/18/06 at 1:21 am

I usually only watch American Idol during the auditions, and during the last few episodes before the winner is crowned.  I love watching all those people who think they can sing, but cannot.  Then when Simon tells them they suck, they ether go off and cry, or throw a giant tantrum and swear  ;D

I loved that one girl a few seasons ago who was singing the praises of how great the judges all are and how much she loves them.  Then when they tell her she can't sing, she starts ragging on what a bunch of sons of bitches they all are and just how much she hates them  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 01/18/06 at 2:03 am

Yea I watched it too, it is addicting.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini on 01/18/06 at 5:01 pm

And me  :-[

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 01/18/06 at 10:55 pm

Very addicting.  I got a big kick out of the self proclaimed intelligent guy singing "If I Only Had A Brain" ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/19/06 at 9:00 am

man, I was watching those auditions and I was like, "what rock do these people crawl out from under?"....some of them are totally wacko! :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/19/06 at 11:20 am


They are all pre-screened, too.  You KNOW some of those screeners are saying "let's let every 5th MAJOR bozo through so we can give Simon's blood pressure a lift" :D



oh I know....that is crazy! :D  Some of those people...I just cringe when I see them...and I think to myself, "why would you embarrass yourself in front of millions of people like that?" ??? :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Donnie Darko on 01/20/06 at 3:08 am

American Idol sux.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/31/06 at 8:33 pm

It's funny how some of these people keep coming back to audition over and over again, season after season. I mean, if they say that you suck the first time you audition...chances are...you are still gonna suck the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc. time you audition. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/31/06 at 10:57 pm

I loved that one guy on Tonight's show with the demonic singing voice ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: rich1981 on 01/31/06 at 11:36 pm

Do you mean the guy who said he was too hardcore for Simon?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: karen on 02/01/06 at 10:16 am


It's funny how some of these people keep coming back to audition over and over again, season after season. I mean, if they say that you suck the first time you audition...chances are...you are still gonna suck the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc. time you audition. ::)


There's some guy in Britain who has a court order against him preventing him form going to these type of auditions.  His has been to all of them and has been consistently turned away as crap at singing but he is convinced that he is god's gift.  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/01/06 at 3:31 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini on 02/01/06 at 4:44 pm

I wonder if some of them really think they can sing. I just don't get it. I mean, I sing in the car and around the house, but I know I'm not good enough to go and audition. And their friends and family must know they can't sing, they just don't have the nerve to tell them, "um, maybe you should think twice before you go do this?"  Sometimes I feel embarrased for them.  :-[

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/01/06 at 5:07 pm

I wonder the same thing, Rhonda.  I mean.....you would think that their relatives would be like, "well, maybe American Idol just isn't for you" or something.....but I guess a lot of them are just trying to be supportive no matter what the person's voice sounds like.  I too feel embarrassed for some of them too...I find myself going, "OH NO"...a lot whenever I watch those auditions. LOL!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/01/06 at 6:03 pm


Do you mean the guy who said he was too hardcore for Simon?


That was the guy yes.  Before the audition, he was talking about how unusual his singing style was and that he thought it would go well with the show.  LOL

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/01/06 at 6:05 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/01/06 at 6:12 pm




ya...screaming is so darn unusual! ::)


I think he would have made a great addition to Idol.  If William Hung can have success, then anything is possible ;D

http://www.williamhung.net/photos/Movies/1.jpg

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/01/06 at 6:14 pm

hahahaa...what about the guy with the mullet and bulging eyes? He was beyond creepy! :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini on 02/01/06 at 6:14 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/01/06 at 6:15 pm


Oh geez, my daughter listens to that screamy crap. My husband tries to imitate them, then we're all going around the house talking to each other in that "painful" voice, like "WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR DINNER". . .cough, "HOW ABOUT A HAMBURGER"....cough, it hurts like hell to talk like that!  ;D



hahaha..that's hilarious!  I never could understand how people consider that "music".....my sister Brandy used to listen to that crap awhile ago too.  It really is hard on the ears.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini on 02/01/06 at 6:24 pm



hahaha..that's hilarious!  I never could understand how people consider that "music".....my sister Brandy used to listen to that crap awhile ago too.  It really is hard on the ears.

It just hurts to listen to. It sounds like their vocal chords are going to burst or something  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/01/06 at 6:24 pm


It just hurts to listen to. It sounds like their vocal chords are going to burst or something  :P



yes, it's a wonder that they can talk after screaming like that for so long! :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/01/06 at 6:26 pm

Scream into a microphone, record it to CD, sell a million copies, and bask in the glory of all the riches  ::)

I'd rather hear music with a beat.  All that stuff like Rob Zombie and et al is like hearing nails on a chalkboard

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/01/06 at 6:27 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/01/06 at 6:28 pm



I dont' even mind Rob Zombie as much as I do others. At least with him...you can still make out some of the words! ;)


How about Slipknot, Korn or Insane Clown Posse?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini on 02/01/06 at 6:29 pm

I bet our parents said the same thing when they heard our music  :-[  Oh man, am I my mother?  :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/01/06 at 6:29 pm

[quote author=whis

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/01/06 at 6:32 pm




I don't like any of them...too hard for my taste.


I knew a guy in college who was a big slipknot fan and asked me how it is that I don't like them.  He said that the music of slipknot is the music that everyone should be listening to  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/11/06 at 7:14 am

Does anyone else here like Taylor Hicks aka the Gray-Haired guy?    My fiance & I are so addicted to his singing voice we keep playing it over and over and over

http://americanidol2006blog.blogspot.com/

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/11/06 at 8:18 am


Does anyone else here like Taylor Hicks aka the Gray-Haired guy?    My fiance & I are so addicted to his singing voice we keep playing it over and over and over

http://americanidol2006blog.blogspot.com/




I think he has a very cool and unusual voice...I hope he goes far in the competition.  I also really like that little black girl (the one with the grandma that is a singer)....she is SO talented!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/11/06 at 8:54 am




I think he has a very cool and unusual voice...I hope he goes far in the competition.  I also really like that little black girl (the one with the grandma that is a singer)....she is SO talented!!



Yeah she's one of my other favorites. I also like that Katharine McPhee and my fiance likes Patrick Hall. 
I have a feeling they may make it to the top 24, but that's when the show starts making me mad because it's no longer in the hands of the judges (who actually know TALENT).  Instead the show is run by the teeny-boppers who abuse their speed dial.  >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/17/06 at 8:40 am

Hey did anybody watch the show this week?  The link posted above now has a new clip of Taylor Hicks when he's told he's in the top 24.  This guy cracks me up!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/17/06 at 5:08 pm


Hey did anybody watch the show this week?  The link posted above now has a new clip of Taylor Hicks when he's told he's in the top 24.  This guy cracks me up!


I missed the show, but I went to the website to see the top 24....I am pretty pleased with the choices. ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/21/06 at 10:57 pm

Ok...after watching the girls perform tonight...here are my top 3 selections (in no particular order)



Lisa Tucker (beautiful girl...equally beautiful voice)
Paris Bennett (she is adorable and so full of energy...and SOO talented)
Mandisa (such a classy lady....very beautiful voice)


here are my bottom 3 selections:

Brenna Gethers (I don't like her voice...and I think she is a beatch)
Stevie Scott (her voice is so soft, you can hardly hear her...it's nothing that makes an impact on you)
Heather Cox (her voice is not very memorable...I think she is just so-so)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 02/21/06 at 11:01 pm

Lisa, Mandisa, Paris, and Katherine were very good. Brenna, Stevie, Heather were pretty poor. The others were average.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 02/21/06 at 11:06 pm

There are people who watch more than just the auditions and the final episode?  The only two seasons I ever watched all the way through were the first 2.  The rest have gone downhill since, IMO.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/22/06 at 2:21 am

I'm glad those annoying twins Terrell and Derrell Brittenum were kicked off the show.  Apparently, they were charged with forgery, theft by deception and financial identity fraud, and on top of that, they have both had run ins with the law before :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 02/22/06 at 7:57 am

my pics after watching the girld sing last night:

the six who will make it to the top 12:  Mandisa, Kellie, Ayla, Paris, Lisa and Katharine  (that's in the order they appeared last night)

those who will leave:  Backy, Stevie, Brenna, Heather, Melissa and Kinnik.

who will go home on thursday?  Stevie and Heather

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/22/06 at 12:16 pm

Paris & Katharine have been my favorites from the auditions and Hollywood rounds.  However, I was slightly disappointed with them last night (although they did MUCH better than most).  I know they will go far, just they probly got a kinda rough start
Paris has great energy and excellent performance skills, but I thought she was a little too bouncy and cutesy for the song "Midnight Train to Georgia"
Katharine I love her voice but I thought the performance was kinda dull, plus those weird faces she was making at the camera

I think Lisa was by far the best last night- I hadn't got to hear much of her from the past episodes but she is great.  Great voice, great performance, great poise, and MODESTY (something some of those other girls need i.e. Brenna)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/23/06 at 11:11 am


  Bobby was HORRIBLE and Gedeon just annoys me....I hope they go.


Yeah like why the **** would anybody sing Copa Cabana for AI??????  I think he needs a job singing on a cruise ship or something. 
I think Chris, Elliott, and Ace were the best last night.  Taylor, Taylor, Taylor, I love hearing his voice but I just can't watch him for long periods of time.  I get embarassed.  And I don't think he picked the best song ever.  Oh well, we'll see what happens.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/23/06 at 6:43 pm


Yes, Elliott was pretty good as well.  I agree about Taylor.  My husband thinks he may have some sort of muscular disorder as he seems to move pretty jerkily even when he's not singing.  Not to mention the "face" he makes :(


Did you see his dad out in the audience?  He looked like a really scary Christopher Walkin
Oh and poor Taylor totally didn't catch on to the joke.  Ryan goes "How long have you been dancing?"  Went right over his head    :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 02/23/06 at 8:03 pm

Becky, Stevie, Bobby, and Patrick are gone. Not too surprised.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/23/06 at 8:05 pm

I'm glad Katharine is still in it.  She is a cutie pie

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/23/06 at 11:22 pm

What the ****????  Patrick Hall is so good!  And Becky was for sure a lot better than Heather or Brenna.  American Idol seriously needs to start doing something where people can only vote one time from each phone.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BarbarianAlexander on 02/24/06 at 12:50 am

american idol is the dumbest show on earth.....most of the people can not sing....Patric was good infact in hollywood he was the best but yet he's out....either american doesn't understand what singing is or they are dumb.....the total voting system and basically judges not having any power on these rounds are dumb........i'm not gonna watch this show anymore.............it should be called american assholes instead of american idol......aaaaahhhhhhhhhh!!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/24/06 at 12:53 am


american idol is the dumbest show on earth.....most of the people can not sing....Patric was good infact in hollywood he was the best but yet he's out....either american doesn't understand what singing is or they are dumb.....the total voting system and basically judges not having any power on these rounds are dumb........i'm not gonna watch this show anymore.............it should be called american Ashcrofts instead of american idol......aaaaahhhhhhhhhh!!!


http://www.tvenvy.com/blogimages/simoncowellthumbs.jpg

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BarbarianAlexander on 02/24/06 at 12:55 am

hey queenamenra.......the hotness is really there.......what's going on with ya ;)......what i am gonna ask you next will depend on your reply....have a good nite hottie.......

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 02/24/06 at 6:38 am

I thought that Bobby Bennett was cut loose too early.  There were quite a few better singers than him, but also many who were worse.  And he IS an entertainer, you gotta give him that.  :)

I woulda gotten rid of the young kid (I forget his name) and "Sway".  Both of their performances sucked big time.  >:(

The other guy that got whacked (I forget his name)... it is too bad that his original rendition was so bad.  I think he sang "Come to My Window" MUCH MUCH better when he did it as his exit finale.  But I can not complain that he got whacked because the first time he sang it, it really was crappy.  His finale showed that he really DOES have a great singing voice.  :)

The chick who got cut (the one who's the model) I was not surprised.  Her reendition of "Because the Night" was derivative and gher alocution is terrible.  I would have whacked the girl who butchered "Midnight Train to Georgia"... that performance looked more like a Gary Coleman impression than Gladys Knight.  ::)

My thought at this stage?  I see strongest players as the grey-haired guy, or the large black woman (she goes by one name, I forget now).  Both of them impressed me.

The grey haired guy does have a great stage presence... will be interestring to see how it goes.  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 02/24/06 at 11:21 am


american idol is the dumbest show on earth.....most of the people can not sing....Patric was good infact in hollywood he was the best but yet he's out....either american doesn't understand what singing is or they are dumb.....the total voting system and basically judges not having any power on these rounds are dumb........i'm not gonna watch this show anymore.............it should be called american Ashcrofts instead of american idol......aaaaahhhhhhhhhh!!!


yes, well if you don't like it, we certainly are not going to come to your house and switch your channel to the fox network.  patrick was fine, but i thought, forgetable.  when the 3rd person was singing, i couldn't remember what song patrick sang.  it's all based on the opinions of people watching.  is the votin system perfect?  of course not, but that's the way it goes.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 02/24/06 at 1:09 pm

I thought both Becky and Stevie were pretty poor, though I would have rather had that Brenna girl gone before one of them. Bobby sang the wrong song and it was an average at best performance, not good enough. I thought Sway should have been gone instead of Patrick, I did not like his performance at all.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BarbarianAlexander on 02/24/06 at 2:31 pm


yes, well if you don't like it, we certainly are not going to come to your house and switch your channel to the fox network.  patrick was fine, but i thought, forgetable.  when the 3rd person was singing, i couldn't remember what song patrick sang.  it's all based on the opinions of people watching.  is the votin system perfect?  of course not, but that's the way it goes.



I love american adol but i'm just dissapointed. it should  have been more fair. some of the people can't even sing. well, moreover there are so many good singers who doesn't give a crap about AI. I think Lisa Tucker was very good and also Paris. Ace, Elliot, Chris and Taylor was awesome......so lets see what happens next.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/25/06 at 8:35 am


yes, well if you don't like it, we certainly are not going to come to your house and switch your channel to the fox network.  patrick was fine, but i thought, forgetable.  when the 3rd person was singing, i couldn't remember what song patrick sang.  it's all based on the opinions of people watching.  is the votin system perfect?  of course not, but that's the way it goes.


The voting system isn't just less than perfect, it is stupid.  If the worst singer on the show had only fifty people voting for them over and over again, they would beat out 1000 people voting just once.  In the future, AI seriously needs a way to correct the voting system, and at least let the judges have SOME control of it.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/01/06 at 12:02 am

*ugh!*  The girls were horrible tonight.  It's like they are picked slow, dull, and boring songs.  The ones who picked more upbeat songs can't sing.  I seriously hope Brenna & Heather (or Kinnik) go home.  AND I seriously hope the guys do a whole helluva lot better than the girls

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/01/06 at 12:17 am


*ugh!*  The girls were horrible tonight.  It's like they are picked slow, dull, and boring songs.  The ones who picked more upbeat songs can't sing.  I seriously hope Brenna & Heather (or Kinnik) go home.  AND I seriously hope the guys do a whole helluva lot better than the girls


I agree. Most of the performances just were not impressive.

Here're the ones I can remember finding somewhat positive:

-"Who's Loving You" : The performance wasn't the best of the night, but it was decent. I also give props for the choice of song, simply because I think it's a cool one to pick.
-"Something to Talk About" - Most of the time, when somebody takes on Bonnie Raitt, the result is excruciating, because it's hard to do Bonnie unless you are Bonnie. This performance had some rough spots, but overall I liked it.
-"I Want You to Need Me" - Wow. I was actually impressed by this one. It sounded very good to me.
-"Cry" - This was not the best Mandisa could do. She is more talented than this performance. That said, this performance was still not bad.

And I thought these two were decent, but not top tier:
-"The Wind Beneath My Wings" - It was a decent vocal performance, but just not a song worth doing. However, although even she thought she was doing Bette's version, I give her props for doing vocal stylings more like the Gladys Knight version than the Midler one. I think that kept it from being a bad performance, even if it wasn't among the best.
-"Why Haven't I Heard From You" - I thought it was okay. Not the best, but I would listen to it again. It was a good song with good energy.

And the others really just had nothing redeeming about them for me.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/01/06 at 8:46 pm

I agree with you guys...it was almost like I was thinking the whole time..."when is this gonna be over?" I mean, they have thousands of songs to pick from...and that had to be one of the most boring picks of songs EVER. I really like Mandisa...her song wasn't the greatest...but the girl can SING!  I hope that Brenna girl goes soon...she's WAY too cocky for her own good. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/01/06 at 9:25 pm


I agree with you guys...it was almost like I was thinking the whole time..."when is this gonna be over?" I mean, they have thousands of songs to pick from...and that had to be one of the most boring picks of songs EVER. I really like Mandisa...her song wasn't the greatest...but the girl can SING!  I hope that Brenna girl goes soon...she's WAY too cocky for her own good. ::)


I don't like Brenna either.  With any luck, she'll be one of the ones to get booted off tomorrow

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Trimac20 on 03/02/06 at 12:17 am

I'm amazed they still have American Idol...I think they're going to scrap Australian Idol...and Big Brother (I hope they scrap both). The world will be spared a lot of arrogant a*sholds who think they can sing, and the whole world should agree. If I were a judge on there, I would make Simon Cowell look like a fairy.

'You're too fat (or skinny), ugly, acne-ridden you've got no talent...but there's one thing good about; you won't last very long.'

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/02/06 at 5:47 am

The Guys

Some good performances last night...

-"A Change is gonna Come" was excellent, that guy does the old R&B tunes well.  Like Jackson said, this guy is a natural  :)

-The guy who closed the show with that Fuel song was awesome.  8)

Low-lights?

-The 16 year old who butchered "Grapevine", it was terrible.  The "cute factor" is gonna wear off of him pretty quickly .  ::)

-The guy who is the "crooner".  If Sinatra were still alive he woulda come up on stage and punched him out.

-The guy named Sway who sang the Stevie Wonder tune.  What is this guy thinking?  ???


The Gals

-Mandisa is gonna be the one to beat.  She's really good.  8)

-Heather Cox has gotta go soon... she's vacuuous.

-Paris Bennett was alot better this time around.  But she's not in Mandisa's league, and all that fake "cutesy pie" stuff is gonna get old quick.  ::)

..as for the rest I have not formed any strong opinion yet.  'Tis all entertaining though.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/02/06 at 7:02 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BarbarianAlexander on 03/02/06 at 10:50 am

Elliot, Man! He's awesome. He's so natural and real. Chris is aldo doing a great job and Taylor Hicks should focus more.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/02/06 at 7:28 pm


I agree with you guys...it was almost like I was thinking the whole time..."when is this gonna be over?" I mean, they have thousands of songs to pick from...and that had to be one of the most boring picks of songs EVER. I really like Mandisa...her song wasn't the greatest...but the girl can SING!  I hope that Brenna girl goes soon...she's WAY too cocky for her own good. ::)


Brenna just got voted out.  Good riddance.  I didn't like her at all

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/02/06 at 7:34 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/02/06 at 8:12 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/02/06 at 8:14 pm



dude, I was so happy to see that b!tch go....and WTF was up with Paula tonight? I think she took one too many pain pills, cause the girl was trippin' BIG TIME! ::)


lol, I was wondering that too

As far as the guys...

David: I don't dislike him, but a neo-crooner could only hang around so long.
Sway: Decent vocalist. Way better than Kevin. Only elimination that bothers me tonight.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/02/06 at 8:49 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/03/06 at 12:48 am

I am well pleased with the results.  I slightly agree that maybe "Chicken Little" should have gone instead of Sway, but even if he did, I was hoping Sway would go soon anyway. 
And I am SOOOOOOOOOOOOO glad Brenna is gone, I couldn't stand her.  Hey did you guys see last night when Ace threw his beanie to the girls? It was headed straight for Melissa and then Brenna, with her "I'm the b*tch" expression on her face, pushed her aside and caught it.  Then Melissa slapped Brenna.  I was laughing a lot. 
Another reason I'm glad Brenna is gone is that the voting system scares me.  The other night when the judges told her she sucked, she goes "Well, I've got friends back home who will support me."  Yeah, so does every contestant.  It's just scary that it is very possible for someone to win Idol (thankfully not Brenna) by having the "support" (aka speed dial) of their friends.

Well anyway, who do I hope will go next? Kinnik (can't sing), Kellie (we've already got Carrie Underwood), Kevin Chicken Little (can't sing), and Bucky.....if not so, I wouldn't mind seeing Melissa or William go

btw, what was up w/ Ryan trying to undress William the other night?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/03/06 at 7:46 am


I am well pleased with the results.  I slightly agree that maybe "Chicken Little" should have gone instead of Sway, but even if he did, I was hoping Sway would go soon anyway. 
And I am SOOOOOOOOOOOOO glad Brenna is gone, I couldn't stand her.  Hey did you guys see last night when Ace threw his beanie to the girls? It was headed straight for Melissa and then Brenna, with her "I'm the b*tch" expression on her face, pushed her aside and caught it.  Then Melissa slapped Brenna.  I was laughing a lot. 
Another reason I'm glad Brenna is gone is that the voting system scares me.  The other night when the judges told her she sucked, she goes "Well, I've got friends back home who will support me."   Yeah, so does every contestant.  It's just scary that it is very possible for someone to win Idol (thankfully not Brenna) by having the "support" (aka speed dial) of their friends.

Well anyway, who do I hope will go next? Kinnik (can't sing), Kellie (we've already got Carrie Underwood), Kevin Chicken Little (can't sing), and Bucky.....if not so, I wouldn't mind seeing Melissa or William go

btw, what was up w/ Ryan trying to undress William the other night?


What I did not like about Brenna was her complete materialistic vibe.  Always talking about the money.   ::)

Chicken Little can't go fast enough. I do have to say that he has great poise for a kid his age, but his vocals are lousy.  Off with his head.

Bucky... his hillbilly routine is gonna get old quick and he will be gone.  Mind you, I have no problem with hilbillies, but he has to demonstrate more diversity in skills than, essentially, tavern tunes.  I don't think he has it.

Paris Bennett...Hope she gets tossed ASAP.  Her voice is average (occasionally she can hit some decent notes, granted) but her "personality" is like some sort of weird Gary Coleman impersonation, and to me it is grating.

The Pretty Boy Guy... I forget his name, is overrated.

Gideon...I like this guy, hope he goes far.  Not sure if he will "go the distance" though because he is so young.  But he is gooooooooood.

The Grey Haired Guy...If he picks the right songs, he's a powerful contender.

Mandisa...Awesome, the competition is hers to lose.  As long as she does not do some real screw-up, she'll go the distance to at least the Final Four.

The other bald headed guy...I could see it going either way.  I think when somebody else chooses the songs, he might fall apart, but let's see.  So far he's been great.

==================================

Now here is the question:  If Mandisa gets to the Final Four, will she be penalized by the voters for her size?   ???  I see a pattern of people voting for "cuteness" over "quality".   Look what happened with Reuben Studdard, and he actually won. 

That's too bad too.  Clay Aiken got all the attention because he is "white bread".  ::)




Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/03/06 at 8:23 am

I hope that people don't judge Mandisa just because she is overweight....the girl can sing, and that should be all that matters (but it never is).  I think she is really pretty too, and carries herself well. ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/03/06 at 12:09 pm


I hope that people don't judge Mandisa just because she is overweight....the girl can sing, and that should be all that matters (but it never is).  I think she is really pretty too, and carries herself well. ;)


NAh they wouldn't do that.  I think she has a good shot at winning.  She's like the female Ruben Studdard

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/03/06 at 6:07 pm

I think Mandisa is ok.  She didn't do so good with "Cry" but I guess she did better than most girls that night. 

The way things are going, it looks like it's gonna be a guy's competition.  Taylor Hicks has been picking some not-so-great songs, but he can be good.  Elliott and Chris are the best in the competition so far.  They both did awesome these 2 weeks in a row, especially Elliott.  I just can't wait til next week!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/04/06 at 11:26 pm

One thing I don't like is how it's all about the song choice.  The judges are like "You didn't pick a song that showcases your vocal range"

When you go to a store to buy a CD, do you care about vocal range?  As long as the singer can sing good fun catchy songs, then what does it matter if that singer could have hit those high notes a little higher or lower?

Maybe all the Idols should start singing "Do rei me fa .." as their song choice ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/05/06 at 6:09 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BarbarianAlexander on 03/05/06 at 9:26 pm


I hope that people don't judge Mandisa just because she is overweight....the girl can sing, and that should be all that matters (but it never is).  I think she is really pretty too, and carries herself well. ;)

Well, Mandisa is good but she's not the best so far. and i was wondering if people gonna vote for her only coz she's overweight. well, i'm not being mean but this kinda things are sentimental and it gains a lot of vote. so i just hope everybody will be logical and listen to what they are gonna sing not their looks.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/05/06 at 9:35 pm


Well, Mandisa is good but she's not the best so far. and i was wondering if people gonna vote for her only coz she's overweight. well, i'm not being mean but this kinda things are sentimental and it gains a lot of vote. so i just hope everybody will be logical and listen to what they are gonna sing not their looks.



I think if anything, it would go against her, rather than for her.  In today's society...being overweight is not exactly the best thing to be. :-\\  I think she has a very strong voice though...and she seems to be the type that will be consistant throughout the weeks....but I guess we shall see! ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/08/06 at 9:04 am

Ok, Mandisa was the best last night.  It was funny, I was like "Ok, I'm gonna rewind it and watch it again after the judges' comments."  And then Simon's like  "You're the only one I would rewind on my TiVo."  Mandisa's voice is great and her personality is so cute I now don't think the weight thing will be too much an issue.  She's still glamorous no matter what she weighs.
However, I STILL have a big feeling the guys are gonna stomp all over the girls this season.  But I guess we'll see how it goes.

Is anybody else here getting really annoyed by Kellie Pickler?  She can't sing, and Simon even says that to her face, but then he says he likes her better than Carrie Underwood?  They ONLY like her cuz she's cute and a dumb blonde with a big ol southern accent.  But she CAN'T SING!!!!  I wish she would go home, but she's probably staying at least a couple more weeks.   
Anyway, Kinnik is going home for sure, I hope.  I don't know who else would- maybe Melissa.  We'll see.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/08/06 at 11:18 am


Ok, Mandisa was the best last night.  It was funny, I was like "Ok, I'm gonna rewind it and watch it again after the judges' comments."  And then Simon's like  "You're the only one I would rewind on my TiVo."  Mandisa's voice is great and her personality is so cute I now don't think the weight thing will be too much an issue.  She's still glamorous no matter what she weighs.
However, I STILL have a big feeling the guys are gonna stomp all over the girls this season.  But I guess we'll see how it goes.

Is anybody else here getting really annoyed by Kellie Pickler?  She can't sing, and Simon even says that to her face, but then he says he likes her better than Carrie Underwood?  They ONLY like her cuz she's cute and a dumb blonde with a big ol southern accent.  But she CAN'T SING!!!!  I wish she would go home, but she's probably staying at least a couple more weeks.   
Anyway, Kinnik is going home for sure, I hope.  I don't know who else would- maybe Melissa.  We'll see.



I wasn't able to catch the episode last night...but it's good to hear that Mandisa did well! ;)  Yes, I am too getting tired of Kellie...I mean, she seems nice..but she's not all that great of a singer....nothing memorable, IMO.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BarbarianAlexander on 03/08/06 at 12:11 pm



Is anybody else here getting really annoyed by Kellie Pickler?  She can't sing, and Simon even says that to her face, but then he says he likes her better than Carrie Underwood?  They ONLY like her cuz she's cute and a dumb blonde with a big ol southern accent.  But she CAN'T SING!!!!  I wish she would go home, but she's probably staying at least a couple more weeks.   
Anyway, Kinnik is going home for sure, I hope.  I don't know who else would- maybe Melissa.  We'll see.


Well, Kellie should go home. I don't care if she's a cutie pie or whatever. SHE CAN"T SING. And as Simon said it was time for Kinnik to go home. But i like Melissa. She's really hot. :D :P

My top four would be ELLIOT>CHRIS>MANDISA>LISSA/TAYLOR. GO ELLIOT!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/08/06 at 5:17 pm

I thought Mandisa did an excellent job last night. Lisa was still fairly enjoyable. I thought Paris did pretty well, but is capable of better. I also thought that the McPhee girl turned in a good performance. Those were my top four, not necessarily in the order named.

My #5 would be Ayla, but I'm afraid she may be an easy target to get knocked off. I thought she did well with "Unwritten" and that it was something a little different for her, and I'm hoping others share my view, but...

My #6 would be the girl who did the Heart tune. I like her, but that really was unimpressive. Still, I think she did just well enough to deserve to be in the next round.

And so, here are the two that, if I ran the show, would be knocked off...

#7: Kellie Pickler. She's certainly very likable, and her naivete is both amusing and endearing, but I really think she missed vocally. Some of those notes were just bad. I may be biased because Melissa Etheridge songs aren't generally my favorites anyway, but I just thought was off. All of that said, I think she's got way too much support to get voted off just yet and, like Constantine from last year, will go further than deserved based on factors completely unrelated to this competition.

#8: Kennik. She picked a song that had potential, but she just couldn't hit it. I think all-around she's done well, but if this is to be a week-by-week basis, then this week should be the one where she goes home.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Mr Tumnus on 03/08/06 at 5:21 pm

I wonder if this is the same show that's currently on in the UK right now?

with Paula Abdul et al

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/08/06 at 5:23 pm


I wonder if this is the same show that's currently on in the UK right now?

with Paula Abdul et al


That's the one!

It's our version of Pop Idol.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/08/06 at 6:11 pm


Is anybody else here getting really annoyed by Kellie Pickler? .


I'd party with her...  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/08/06 at 10:32 pm

I just finished watching the guys. If I ran the show, Kevin and Will would get the boot based on this week's performances.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 03/08/06 at 10:33 pm


I just finished watching the guys. If I ran the show, Kevin and Will would get the boot based on this week's performances.


I agree, they were horrible.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/08/06 at 10:35 pm

I actually enjoyed Kevin's performance of Vincent.  He's no Don McLean, but I thought he did a good job with it :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/09/06 at 12:41 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Mr Tumnus on 03/09/06 at 3:02 am


That's the one!

It's our version of Pop Idol.


What do you think of Simon Cowell?  ;D

I just love his brutal honesty but feel he camps it up a bit for the US version. (maybe the producers want it that way)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/09/06 at 7:41 am




Is anybody else here getting really annoyed by Kellie Pickler?  She can't sing, and Simon even says that to her face, but then he says he likes her better than Carrie Underwood?  They ONLY like her cuz she's cute and a dumb blonde with a big ol southern accent.  But she CAN'T SING!!!!  I wish she would go home, but she's probably staying at least a couple more weeks.   
Anyway, Kinnik is going home for sure, I hope.  I don't know who else would- maybe Melissa.  We'll see.


i think kellie is adorable.  i think melissa and kinnik are going home tonight.  after that, kellie (imo) will be the girl with the least talent - but she is very likeable and you never know why people vote for who they do!  i really thought that when simon said he liked her better than carrie, that he meant her personality - i didn't think he meant it as a performance comparison.  but the next morning i was listening to the radio and it was like they thought simon thinks that kellie is going to win the whole competition because he made that comment.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/09/06 at 7:48 am


My best friend thinks Ace is gay ???


there is a whole thread on this on the idolonfox site.  who cares?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/09/06 at 8:27 am

my predictions for tonight - i think that melissa, kinnik, will (we call him wilma because when they sai his name it sounds like wilma kar instead of will makar  :D ) and kevin.  out of those three, kinnik is the only one who i think did not do a good job.  i think there is a lot more talent with this group than last year's top 24.  it's going to be hard watching these people go week after week.  i'm so addicted!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/09/06 at 4:59 pm


What do you think of Simon Cowell?  ;D

I just love his brutal honesty but feel he camps it up a bit for the US version. (maybe the producers want it that way)




I like him too, but I agree, I think he's been told to go over the top because they think that'll help keep ratings up.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/09/06 at 5:02 pm


I like him too, but I agree, I think he's been told to go over the top because they think that'll help keep ratings up.


I like him, and most of the time I find myself agreeing with his 'critiques' more than with those of the other judges... :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/09/06 at 6:11 pm


Kevin:  What a horrible song choice.  Simon was right, the performance was juvenile.  It sounded like something an 11-year-old would perform while visiting his great grandma in the nursing home.  ::) This kid has got to go.  Who the heck coached him to sing that song?  Off with his head.

Ace:  Yeah, I'd bet dollars-to-donuts that he's gay, not that there's anything wrong with that.  But my gaydar and pregdar are unrivalled.  ;) 

Gideon:  Another excellent performance.  :)  I hope that he can "hold up" when he's forced to sing something other than classic R&B.

Taylor (grey haired guy): What a performance!  This guy is cool  8) 

Bucky:  Time to go, the bar tunes are getting old.  ::)

Chris:  Similar to Gideon, I hope he can hold up when he's forced to sing something out of his comfort zone.  Excellent so far.  :)

Kelly Pickler: What I wouldn't do to her.  :P

Mandisa: Awesome singer, she could take it all.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/09/06 at 6:15 pm

The guys didn't impress me so much either........  I liked Gedeon's song last week but now....well yeah like the judges said it's good he knows what he's good at, but his performances are just getting a little redundant.  I was also disappointed with Chris and Elliott, it was kinda dull this time but the singing was ok.  Ace....his was just disturbing...
Taylor Hicks SANG really good......I just had to close my eyes because otherwise I couldn't hear him over my laughter at the "Dog Pound Wind-Up"
Who I hope goes home:  Will, Kevin, or Bucky    They're all getting on my nerves. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/09/06 at 8:17 pm

Gideon got screwed tonight.  There is absolutely no way that he should have lost out to either Chicken Little or Bucky.

His closing performance of "When a Man Loves a Woman" was awesome.  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 8:24 pm


Gideon got screwed tonight.  There is absolutely no way that he should have lost out to either Chicken Little or Bucky.

His closing performance of "When a Man Loves a Woman" was awesome.  8)



I totally agree.  He was not one of my favorites, however, he was much better than Bucky, Kevin...and Elliott.  It was definitely NOT his time to go home.  I also thought that Ayla would have won over Melissa...but, oh well. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/09/06 at 9:08 pm

While I think Gedeon went home early (Kevin woulda been my choice for the boot) I can't say he's a major disappointment as he's not one of my favorites. Ayla, on the other hand, is my first huge disappointment of the season. I thought Melissa and Kellie both did far worse than her this week, and there's really no way she deserved to get the boot quite yet; in fact, I think, with her in the mix with the guys, she had the potential to last another few weeks.

Oh well.  :\'(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/09/06 at 9:50 pm

That stupid "Vote for the Worst"....I friggin HATE it!!!!!  That whole thing proves why the voting system for AI is screwed up.  I don't understand why the producers haven't figured it out by now.  Ok ok so Cingular makes money off of it.....but it sure p*sses off your viewers.

I hope that somehow.....SOMEHOW......now that the worst are in the top 12.....they'll go home soon....then again, you who watched last year remember what happened to Scott Savol...  >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 9:52 pm


That stupid "Vote for the Worst"....I friggin HATE it!!!!!   That whole thing proves why the voting system for AI is screwed up.  I don't understand why the producers haven't figured it out by now.   Ok ok so Cingular makes money off of it.....but it sure p*sses off your viewers.

I hope that somehow.....SOMEHOW......now that the worst are in the top 12.....they'll go home soon....then again, you who watched last year remember what happened to Scott Savol...  >:(




eww...I remember that kid! I didn't like him AT ALL. I kept waiting for him to be voted off...and it didn't happen for a long time. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MidKnightDarkness on 03/09/06 at 9:55 pm

I'm sad .. WhatsHisFace got voted off.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 9:57 pm


I'm sad .. WhatsHisFace got voted off.



I know...I really liked Will...he was cute, and I liked the style of his voice!  I can't believe that Bucky is still around!! ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/09/06 at 10:14 pm



I know...I really liked Will...he was cute, and I liked the style of his voice!  I can't believe that Bucky is still around!! ::)


I think Bucky should be voted off based on his name alone.  I mean who would buy a CD by a guy named Bucky? ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 10:15 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/09/06 at 10:18 pm

Bucky isn't my favorite, but he's got some talent.

I think the problem with the voting system is that you vote to keep someone on as opposed to vote for who you want off. For example, if I wanted to make it clear that I thought Kevin and Will were the two who ought be voted off, I'd have to cast six votes, one for each of the other guys. Who is really gonna take the time to do that? Who even could, the way those lines are? You're lucky to get in one vote!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 10:20 pm


Bucky isn't my favorite, but he's got some talent.

I think the problem with the voting system is that you vote to keep someone on as opposed to vote for who you want off. For example, if I wanted to make it clear that I thought Kevin and Will were the two who ought be voted off, I'd have to cast six votes, one for each of the other guys. Who is really gonna take the time to do that? Who even could, the way those lines are? You're lucky to get in one vote!



yes you are right...the voting set-up is just ridiculous!  I also think that the judges should still have some say so as to the votes too, instead of leaving it all up to the viewers, which ends up being a popularity contest. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/09/06 at 10:22 pm



yes you are right...the voting set-up is just ridiculous!  I also think that the judges should still have some say so as to the votes too, instead of leaving it all up to the viewers, which ends up being a popularity contest. ::)


If Simon had his way, all of the good singers would be voted out and all the ones who can't sing worth a damn would be in the Top 12  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 10:29 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/09/06 at 10:33 pm



you have a point there....I don't understand their logic sometimes when it comes to their opinions on how well the contestants did. Sometimes I will hear one of them sing and be like, "oh wow, that was horrible"....and then the judges like rave over them....it's really odd! :o


I think the judges are a bit tone deaf or something.  I mean what does Randy Jackson know about singing anyway?  He was the bass player for Journey ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 03/09/06 at 10:34 pm

I can't believe Kevin made it.  I may be the only one in the country that thinks this, but I hate Kevin's voice.  It grates on my last nerve.

I am rooting for Mandisa, Chris, Taylor or Ace.  If any of those won it would be cool for me.  Absolute favorite being Chris, though.

Loved seeing Bo tonight.  I bought the cd and it is great.  That is a great song, too.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/09/06 at 10:36 pm


I can't believe Kevin made it.  I may be the only one in the country that thinks this, but I hate Kevin's voice.  It grates on my last nerve.

I am rooting for Mandisa, Chris, Taylor or Ace.  If any of those won it would be cool for me.  Absolute favorite being Chris, though.

Loved seeing Bo tonight.  I bought the cd and it is great.  That is a great song, too.


I think Kevin will be this year's John Stevens.  He'll make it far, then get voted out.  Then he'll release a CD which will bomb, and he'll never be heard from again ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 10:37 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 10:38 pm


I can't believe Kevin made it.  I may be the only one in the country that thinks this, but I hate Kevin's voice.  It grates on my last nerve.

I am rooting for Mandisa, Chris, Taylor or Ace.  If any of those won it would be cool for me.  Absolute favorite being Chris, though.

Loved seeing Bo tonight.  I bought the cd and it is great.  That is a great song, too.



I know...I was shocked when he didn't get voted out.


Yes...it was nice seeing Bo....his song sounds really cool! 8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/09/06 at 10:40 pm



I always hate whenever a contestant has tried their hardest to sing a song, and it happens to be a song by a well known person (Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, etc..)....and then the judges get very critical about the person, saying things like, "oh, you didn't sound anything like so and so...." or, "If you want to pull that song off you have to totally make it your own"..etc...basically telling the person, "you suck and you will never sound like so and so...so please don't insult them by trying to sing their song".  That is so rude, IMO.


I hate that too.  They always say that if you do a song like that, you have to be better than the original.  That's like telling someone to run faster than The Flash or hit more home runs than Barry Bonds.  It cannot be done, and no one should expect it to be

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 10:45 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/09/06 at 10:49 pm



ya, seriously. I mean, these people aren't professional singers...they are contestants on a reality TV show, trying their best to win the competition. When they say things to them of that nature, it just shoots them down, totally. ::)


Well, in all fairness, when you choose a song like that, audience reaction won't help but to keep it in frame of reference with other versions they know, and if you're going to come off as a sub-par copy of the original, it's really not the best idea for a performance. I thought that was the problem with the girl who did Mariah Carey's "Hero" a few weeks ago... she really just sounded like a blah imitation of Mariah.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/09/06 at 10:56 pm


Well, in all fairness, when you choose a song like that, audience reaction won't help but to keep it in frame of reference with other versions they know, and if you're going to come off as a sub-par copy of the original, it's really not the best idea for a performance. I thought that was the problem with the girl who did Mariah Carey's "Hero" a few weeks ago... she really just sounded like a blah imitation of Mariah.



ya, that wasn't the best song choice for her, that's for sure.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/09/06 at 11:52 pm



I always hate whenever a contestant has tried their hardest to sing a song, and it happens to be a song by a well known person (Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, etc..)....and then the judges get very critical about the person, saying things like, "oh, you didn't sound anything like so and so...." or, "If you want to pull that song off you have to totally make it your own"..etc...basically telling the person, "you suck and you will never sound like so and so...so please don't insult them by trying to sing their song".  That is so rude, IMO.


When I've heard judges make such comments, it's when the contestant is singing a Stevie Wonder/Mariah/Celine Dion/etc. song and is obviously TRYING to sound like the original by making very similar runs, "ohhhs", and various other "ad libs"  Windbreaker is right- like Heather when she sang "Hero" everyone could tell she was trying to sound exactly like Mariah.  And they don't exactly mean the contestants need to be "better" than the originals...but should somehow give it their OWN little twist and make their performance really stand out.  And if you can't do that, well you're a pretty dull and boring performer and it's time to go home.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Lazy Jessica on 03/09/06 at 11:59 pm

As much as I hate to say it, I'm glad Ayla is gone. I think most of America got sick of her rich little princess who does everything well routine. I know I was. And did you see how she looked when Simon criticized her the other night? You could so tell that she was p*ssed as hell...sort of like she couldn't take the criticism well. And then tonight when she was thrown off....man, what a sour look on her face.

Many of the contestants suck, but as the judges have pointed out, it isn't only based on singing ability. Personality counts as well. And Ayla had the personality of PMS'ing b*tch dog.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/10/06 at 5:20 am


As much as I hate to say it, I'm glad Ayla is gone. I think most of America got sick of her rich little princess who does everything well routine. I know I was. And did you see how she looked when Simon criticized her the other night? You could so tell that she was p*ssed as hell...sort of like she couldn't take the criticism well. And then tonight when she was thrown off....man, what a sour look on her face.

Many of the contestants suck, but as the judges have pointed out, it isn't only based on singing ability. Personality counts as well. And Ayla had the personality of PMS'ing b*tch dog.


I woulda partied with her...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/10/06 at 8:15 am


As much as I hate to say it, I'm glad Ayla is gone. I think most of America got sick of her rich little princess who does everything well routine. I know I was. And did you see how she looked when Simon criticized her the other night? You could so tell that she was p*ssed as hell...sort of like she couldn't take the criticism well. And then tonight when she was thrown off....man, what a sour look on her face.

Many of the contestants suck, but as the judges have pointed out, it isn't only based on singing ability. Personality counts as well. And Ayla had the personality of PMS'ing b*tch dog.


I actually liked her, personality included. She did have trouble accepting the criticism with a straight face, but she always had the good sense to remain calm anyway. It's not like she had no tact - I'm not sure how much I'd penalize her for naturally wearing her heart on her sleeve. When she got kicked off, she looked to me like she was in pain, which, yeah, didn't produce a bright smile, but I didn't think she gave a look that was unendearing or whatever.

Still, singing her praises now isn't gonna bring her back in place of one of the contestants I liked less, so...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/10/06 at 9:24 am


That stupid "Vote for the Worst"....I friggin HATE it!!!!!   That whole thing proves why the voting system for AI is screwed up.  I don't understand why the producers haven't figured it out by now.   Ok ok so Cingular makes money off of it.....but it sure p*sses off your viewers.

I hope that somehow.....SOMEHOW......now that the worst are in the top 12.....they'll go home soon....then again, you who watched last year remember what happened to Scott Savol...  >:(


i was not a scott fan at all during last season, BUT, he was, by far, one of the best performers on the tour.  it was his personality i didn't like, but he was able to sing.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/10/06 at 9:26 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/10/06 at 9:36 am


As much as I hate to say it, I'm glad Ayla is gone. I think most of America got sick of her rich little princess who does everything well routine. I know I was. And did you see how she looked when Simon criticized her the other night? You could so tell that she was p*ssed as hell...sort of like she couldn't take the criticism well. And then tonight when she was thrown off....man, what a sour look on her face.

Many of the contestants suck, but as the judges have pointed out, it isn't only based on singing ability. Personality counts as well. And Ayla had the personality of PMS'ing b*tch dog.


i liked ayla - the sports girl who could sing.  i didn't think she should have gone last night, but i also didn't know if she would make it into the top 10.  i don't get the bashing though.  it's not like she is handed everything.  you don't get a basketball scholarship without working for it.  and i didn't think she had a problem accepting the critism.  the one i thought was funny with that was kinnik - when simon was talking she was looking at him and sort of smiling, but she was so not listening!  she was somewhere else!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/10/06 at 12:36 pm


As much as I hate to say it, I'm glad Ayla is gone. I think most of America got sick of her rich little princess who does everything well routine. I know I was. And did you see how she looked when Simon criticized her the other night? You could so tell that she was p*ssed as hell...sort of like she couldn't take the criticism well. And then tonight when she was thrown off....man, what a sour look on her face.

Many of the contestants suck, but as the judges have pointed out, it isn't only based on singing ability. Personality counts as well. And Ayla had the personality of PMS'ing b*tch dog.


I partially agree with you.  I wasn't expecting Ayla to win, and I was just slightly irritated by how she would brag about athletics.  I think she has a lot more passion for sports than music.  Then she's one of those people who is desperate to make themselves good at anything.  Over-achiever.  However, she was a MUCH better singer than Kellie and Melissa.  I know who's in my list to go home next:  Kevin, Kellie, Bucky, & Melissa

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Lazy Jessica on 03/10/06 at 3:04 pm


I partially agree with you.  I wasn't expecting Ayla to win, and I was just slightly irritated by how she would brag about athletics.  I think she has a lot more passion for sports than music.  Then she's one of those people who is desperate to make themselves good at anything.  Over-achiever.  However, she was a MUCH better singer than Kellie and Melissa.  I know who's in my list to go home next:  Kevin, Kellie, Bucky, & Melissa


You said it better than I did. I liked her singing ability, but her personality was just...bleh.

Anyways, Mandisa is my girl. She rules. ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/10/06 at 8:30 pm


The thing is, though, the judges aren't consistent with their judgment of people singing "popular" songs.  If they vary too much from the original, they bash them, but if they stay too close to it, they bash them.

I'm glad to see Kinnik gone....she seemed so fake to me and she BUTCHERED her song Tues night....


But you gotta take into the account the most important factor:  does it actually SOUND good?  If they stay too close to the original, yeah it will most likely sound like a boring imitation.  The judges expect the contestants to put their own twist on it, but if they go overboard and it doesn't sound good, well yeah they're gonna bash them

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/10/06 at 8:33 pm


You said it better than I did. I liked her singing ability, but her personality was just...bleh.

Anyways, Mandisa is my girl. She rules. ;D



YAY for Mandisa!! She is definitely AWESOME! ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/11/06 at 1:37 pm


funny - i have a friend who says she can't like him jusr because of his name!  and then to have a twin brother named rocky??


I don't think the name should come before talent and personality...I mean so many of those who've 'made it big' have acquired their own stage names.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/14/06 at 8:43 pm

I think it will be either Kevin or Melissa who will get voted out

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/14/06 at 9:24 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/14/06 at 10:10 pm

The performances I thought were below average tonight: Kellie, Kevin, Melissa

I will not complain if it is any of those three to go.

If I were to pick one, it'd be Kevin, not because his performance was significantly worse than the other two, but because his personality is much less likable. At least for me.

My favorite performance of the night was Katharine's, but there were some other goodies in there.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/15/06 at 7:59 am

i think melissa should be the one to go.  i did not understand why all three judges thought she was good.  don't they usually shred people for forgetting lyrics?  i thought kevin did an admirable job last night and i think his personality adds something to this competition.  i don't think he'll be around for long, but i'm not ready to see him go just yet.  i thought the two weakest were kellie and ace.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/15/06 at 7:25 pm

I really want Kellie to go home.  She can't sing, she didn't even know ANY Stevie Wonder songs, and I can't stand her dumb blonde attitude.  Sure Melissa wasn't the best, but she's a HECK of a lot better than Kellie. 
My favorites were: Chris, Taylor, & Mandisa.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/15/06 at 7:55 pm


I really want Kellie to go home.  She can't sing, she didn't even know ANY Stevie Wonder songs, and I can't stand her dumb blonde attitude.  Sure Melissa wasn't the best, but she's a HECK of a lot better than Kellie. 
My favorites were: Chris, Taylor, & Mandisa.


I agree that Kellie is probably the weakest voice remaining, but since there were three who gave bad performances, I still pull for Kevin to leave. Not only is he one of the weakest singers remaining, but he went from being annoying to being downright rude last night. I wanted to slap that kid.

Still, I won't complain as long as it's somebody who really didn't perform well who goes.

Chris, Taylor, and Mandisa all did well last night. I think my Katharine preference might by slightly influenced by the song she did, but those three were definitely amongst the other "goodies" I referenced.

Be back here soon when we've found out who's been booted :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/15/06 at 8:30 pm

Kevin Covais wasn't in the bottom three :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/15/06 at 8:33 pm

I don't watch the result shows.  WHO WENT HOME???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/15/06 at 8:41 pm


I don't watch the result shows.  WHO WENT HOME???


Melissa

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 03/15/06 at 8:44 pm

Why are people voting for Kevin Covais?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/15/06 at 8:46 pm

*whew!*  Well at least nobody good went home, or at least anybody with potential.  So who were the bottom 3 and who were the top 3?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/15/06 at 8:47 pm


I don't watch the result shows.  WHO WENT HOME???


Melissa went home, which wouldn't have been my top pick, but doesn't bother me too much.

The third lowest vote getter was Ace. I don't think he was one of the three worst, but his performance was very mediocre, so I can see why that coulda happened this time around.

The second lowest vote getter was Lisa. Lisa was in my top six last night. I thought her performance was great. I have no idea how she garnered so few votes.

I may have to become one of those people who uses the voting period to dial every single contestant I don't want to see leave... last night I only cast one vote, but, really, there's gotta be a way to keep talent from having to leave.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/15/06 at 8:48 pm


Why are people voting for Kevin Covais?


I think people feel sorry for him cause of all the crap he takes from Simon.  Who knows, he could get better, but not likely ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/15/06 at 8:51 pm


Why are people voting for Kevin Covais?


http://votefortheworst.com/

That's why

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 03/15/06 at 8:56 pm


http://votefortheworst.com/

That's why


I can't believe they have that much influence, but Savol was in the top 5 last year so I guess maybe they do.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/15/06 at 8:58 pm

Did they announce who was in the top 3? 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 03/15/06 at 8:59 pm


Did they announce who was in the top 3? 


No. But I would imagine Taylor and Chris are probably in it.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/15/06 at 9:14 pm

I am content with who went home...but I CANNOT believe that Kevin wasn't even in the bottom 3...and LISA was!! :o ???  That is so messed up!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/15/06 at 9:56 pm

Kevin and Bucky have got to go.  ::)  They're ridiculous.

I was surprised to see that AssAce got voted in the bottom 3, I would have though that all of America's 13-year-old girld woulda voted for him.  Just like the nursing home crowd has jammed the phone lines voting for Kevin.

By the way, is it just me, or did Kellie Pickler look ultra-red-hot tonight?  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 03/15/06 at 10:02 pm


Kevin and Bucky have got to go.  ::)  They're ridiculous.

I was surprised to see that AssAce got voted in the bottom 3, I would have though that all of America's 13-year-old girld woulda voted for him.  Just like the nursing home crowd has jammed the phone lines voting for Kevin.

By the way, is it just me, or did Kellie Pickler look ultra-red-hot tonight?  :P


Of course, too bad she can't sing though.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BarbarianAlexander on 03/15/06 at 11:43 pm

Finally, somebody went home, deserves to be. Next week it would be Pickler.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Trimac20 on 03/16/06 at 3:21 am

They've scrapped both American and Australian Idol over here...I think we're finally getting sick of it. Still got Big Brother tho...guess there's nothing worth putting up on prime time these days.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/16/06 at 4:36 am

Oh poor Melissa... she was a lot of fun and I loved her raspy voice. Shame to see her go.

I love Katherine McPhee and Elliot.

Lisa is really annoying... like one of those young stage kids.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/16/06 at 6:02 am


Finally, somebody went home, deserves to be. Next week it would be Pickler.


No way, Kellie is going all the way.

Not only that but she'll get to the Final Four too.  ;)

;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/16/06 at 9:44 am


I can't believe they have that much influence, but Savol was in the top 5 last year so I guess maybe they do.


i cannot believe that vftw has much influence either.  can anyone hate idol so much that they would take two hours every week to call for the "worst".  it's silly.  if you listen to kevin on the radio playbacks, he sounds great!  you're letting his looks get in the way.  scott - we didn't like his personality, but he could sing, whether we want to admit that to ourselves or not!  he was one of the best on tour last year.  i was not looking forward to seeing him at all and i ended up being SO impressed.  i vote for kevin because my son wants him just to make it into the top 10 so he can see him perform.  but like i said, he does have a good voice - we know he's not going to win!  i think melissa should have been the one to go.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/16/06 at 9:47 am


She may not be as dumb and innocent as people think:  http://www.heavypromotion.com/kellie-pickler.html


i'm not listening to this stuff either!  kellie is not wonderful, she'll have to go soon.  BUT, i don't think she's acting.  (if she is, she's REALLY good at it!)  i believe she is very naive and genuine.  i get a kick out of her. 

btw, i like your fallout boy quote.  i think that's a great line, too!  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/16/06 at 10:14 am


She may not be as dumb and innocent as people think:  http://www.heavypromotion.com/kellie-pickler.html


I also saw this, although I can't be sure that ALL the info is accurate:
http://votefortheworst.com/pickler.html

However, nobody can deny that she HAS had singing experience....on TV.....so I wouldn't be surprised if she's lying about these other things too.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/17/06 at 6:08 am


I also saw this, although I can't be sure that ALL the info is accurate:
http://votefortheworst.com/pickler.html

However, nobody can deny that she HAS had singing experience....on TV.....so I wouldn't be surprised if she's lying about these other things too.


Why shouldn't she milk the "I had a hard life" line as much as humanly possible?  Idol winner Fantasia went out of her way to blather on about being a single mom, pimping her kid in front of the cameras, and blubbering at every opportunity, and it helped her win the contest.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/21/06 at 8:58 pm

Okay... 50's night...

For once, I have to say, I actually liked Pickler. She wasn't my favourite, but she did a nice job. Mandisa, Paris, Ace, and Katharine were my standouts tonight. I thought Bucky and Kevin had the weak performances, and I won't complain if either of them is the one to go this time around.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/21/06 at 9:41 pm

My stupid TiVo didn't record, so I only got to see the show from Kevin's performance, which sucked!  I guess Kellie did....better than she's done before....but I still want her to go home, although Bucky's probly the next one.  I didn't like Ace's rendition of In the Still of the Night- the beginning he was too nervous and very off-pitch, and that last note was horrible!
Judging from the mini-clips at the end of the show, it looks like Mandisa, Paris, Katharine, & Lisa did pretty good, but Taylor's looked kinda weak- I could barely hear him singing. 
What's weird is that when they got back to Ace's mini-clip, somehow the final note was perfectly on pitch the whole duration.....I think AI likes to revamp the sound & everything else before showing the clips at the end of the show.  Has anyone else noticed this in the past? I've always noticed that especially on the last person's performance, when they show the mini-clip at the end of the show there's something extra- Like on Season 3, I remember one time Fantasia was the last performer, and when they showed the clip, there were more "Oh-yeah yeahs" and dancing then she actually did.....

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/21/06 at 10:14 pm

Mandisa was AMAZING tonight!  She is the best by far in this competition...hands down!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 03/21/06 at 10:27 pm

Mandisa was the best tonight. Katharine and Paris were also great. Ace and Kellie were at least better than last week. The bottom 3 in my opinion will be Kevin, Bucky, and Lisa.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/21/06 at 11:13 pm

Kellie wore too much makeup and I didn't like her performance of Walking After Midnight.  That song could have been great if she sang it with a little extra "something".

Katharine was amazing, and Ella is hard to sing and she managed to do it well.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/21/06 at 11:54 pm


Kellie wore too much makeup and I didn't like her performance of Walking After Midnight.  That song could have been great if she sang it with a little extra "something".



I thought her fake eyelashes made her eyes look dead.  And she always swallows her words I can't stand it...... "SWAERchin FOWRO youWOR"  Sorry I can't exactly type the fake country accent

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/21/06 at 11:56 pm


Mandisa was the best tonight. Katharine and Paris were also great. Ace and Kellie were at least better than last week. The bottom 3 in my opinion will be Kevin, Bucky, and Lisa.


I think Lisa had a weaker performance than her usual. I think she could be third worst, but, unfortunately, Kevin always seems to survive despite his performance. I think Lisa deserves to hang around another week, but, yeah, she needs to step it up next week. I would love to see Kevin gone, but, again, not sure that'll happen, so I could settle for Bucky this time. The rest I thought were a cut above those two.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/21/06 at 11:57 pm

I liked that dress Katharine was wearing.  She is gorgeous 8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/21/06 at 11:58 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/22/06 at 12:10 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/22/06 at 5:14 am

Taylor really annoys me... urrrgghhhh.

Katherine McPhee I love.

Paris was suprisingly great. She needs to tone down her "cute" thing though.

BEST OF THE NIGHT : Elliot... this guy is the idol in my books!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/22/06 at 5:54 am



What's weird is that when they got back to Ace's mini-clip, somehow the final note was perfectly on pitch the whole duration.....I think AI likes to revamp the sound & everything else before showing the clips at the end of the show.  Has anyone else noticed this in the past? I've always noticed that especially on the last person's performance, when they show the mini-clip at the end of the show there's something extra- Like on Season 3, I remember one time Fantasia was the last performer, and when they showed the clip, there were more "Oh-yeah yeahs" and dancing then she actually did.....


the clips theyshow at the end are filmed during dress rehearsal.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/22/06 at 6:00 am


I thought her fake eyelashes made her eyes look dead.  And she always swallows her words I can't stand it...... "SWAERchin FOWRO youWOR"  Sorry I can't exactly type the fake country accent


I agree with the fake country accent comment, wne people are singing.  To me it always comes off as childish and it is more like "OK I need to forcefully sing with a twang 'cause thats what people wanna hear".

Kevin and Bucktooth:  Please put us out of our misery and get voted off this time.  Is it just me, or does Bucky perhaps strike you as "in the closet" with the errings, girly locks and mannerisms???

Mandisa:  Awesome performance, she could get a recording contract right now.

Chris:  I agree with Simon that it was not his finest vocal.  But his completely new twist to "I Walk The Line" woulda made Johnny Cash proud.  8)  He too will be getting a contract out of this, win or lose.

Taylor:  Not bad, but he is going to have problems when he's forced to stray from R&B type stuff.

Paris: I am not a fan but gotta give her props.  Good performance!

It woulda been nice if they had brought in Bobby Bennett to meet his hero Barry Manilow...  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/22/06 at 6:04 am



I agree...she is so classy and attractive! ;)


She was especially classy when she shaked her boobage for the audience at the post-song interview. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/22/06 at 10:05 am


Chris:  I agree with Simon that it was not his finest vocal.  But his completely new twist to "I Walk The Line" woulda made Johnny Cash proud.


if you think chris' version was so original, please listen to LIVE's version of it.  i downloaded it from itunes this morning and can't believe it!  it's not that he decided to do this version, but he took the credit of making it his own when he simply sang a Live song.  incredible.  (live is a rock band, incase you don't know.)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/22/06 at 10:13 am


Chris:  I agree with Simon that it was not his finest vocal.  But his completely new twist to "I Walk The Line" woulda made Johnny Cash proud.  8)  He too will be getting a contract out of this, win or lose.


The thing is, he really hasn't done anything new, he's just paralleling rock adaptations instead of originals. For Stevie week, he leaned heavily on the Red Hot Chili Peppers version of Higher Ground. This week, it was the Live version of "I Walk the Line." I'm not saying that's a bad thing since he's still a decent performer, but, he's not innovative by any means.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/22/06 at 7:55 pm


The thing is, he really hasn't done anything new, he's just paralleling rock adaptations instead of originals. For Stevie week, he leaned heavily on the Red Hot Chili Peppers version of Higher Ground. This week, it was the Live version of "I Walk the Line." I'm not saying that's a bad thing since he's still a decent performer, but, he's not innovative by any means.


Oh, I didn't know that Live had done that before.  Still, not a bad performance by Chris but certainly not his best.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/22/06 at 7:56 pm

I'm making an early prediction ... Bye Bye Bucky

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/22/06 at 8:29 pm

Kevin's gone! I'm thrilled!  :D  ;D

The voting was pretty good this time. Lisa was kinda bland so I could see her as third worst, and Bucky definitely was one of the two worst.

The voters got it right this time.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/22/06 at 8:32 pm


The voters got it right this time.


Almost right.  I agree with the bottom two, but Bucky should have been kicked out.  He destroyed a Buddy Holly classic  :\'(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: nikki89 on 03/22/06 at 8:33 pm

I figured Bucky would get voted off, he just wasn't good at all this week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/22/06 at 8:34 pm

[quote author=whis

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/22/06 at 8:35 pm


His performance rotted, but both of them were bad enough that I don't mind this. I don't think Bucky will last much longer unless one of the coming themes is more up his alley.


I guess next week they will get to do modern day songs, so perhaps he will choose an Alt rock or country song that suits his voice.  IF not, then he's out

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/22/06 at 8:41 pm

[quote author=whis

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/22/06 at 8:59 pm

I coulda sworn Bucky was the one to go cuz I thought people liked Kevin too much and even the judges gave him nice comments.  Bucky probly won't last long, maybe he'll be next to boot, and after that, PLEASE GOD MAKE KELLIE GO HOME!!!!!!!!!!
If they would just disappear, then the competition would be REALLY enjoyable and interesting.  I mean come on, Bucky & Kellie are obvious crap, it's more fun to watch people with REAL potential.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/22/06 at 10:11 pm


The thing is, he really hasn't done anything new, he's just paralleling rock adaptations instead of originals. For Stevie week, he leaned heavily on the Red Hot Chili Peppers version of Higher Ground. This week, it was the Live version of "I Walk the Line." I'm not saying that's a bad thing since he's still a decent performer, but, he's not innovative by any means.


the week he sang stevie wonder he said he was doing the red hot chili peppers cover version, but last night he took credit for making i walk the line his own.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/23/06 at 6:12 am


His performance rotted, but both of them were bad enough that I don't mind this. I don't think Bucky will last much longer unless one of the coming themes is more up his alley.


American Idol shoulda taken a page out of Donald Trump's Apprentice book and "fired" both Kevin and Bucktooth at the same time.  :-X

Oddly I must say that I prefer Kevin to Bucktooth.  :-\\  AT least Kevin had some "originality" while Bucktooth is simply ridiculous.  ::)

Now here us the rub... At this stage of the game everybody (including me) expects Mandisa and Chris to make it to the Final Two.  Somehow that seems all too tidy for me (they are both awesome singers).  But somehow I think that somebody is gonna muff it big time and an underdog will emerge.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/23/06 at 6:13 am


Can you give me the lottery #'s for next week ??? ;)

He looked so genuinely thrilled, I was happy for him (I only hope Barry didn't hear him sing Copacabana ;)) :)


I think that it was a classy move for them to bring Bobby Bennett in to meet Barry.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/23/06 at 9:49 am


American Idol shoulda taken a page out of Donald Trump's Apprentice book and "fired" both Kevin and Bucktooth at the same time.  :-X

Oddly I must say that I prefer Kevin to Bucktooth.   :-\\   AT least Kevin had some "originality" while Bucktooth is simply ridiculous.  ::)

Now here us the rub... At this stage of the game everybody (including me) expects Mandisa and Chris to make it to the Final Two.  Somehow that seems all too tidy for me (they are both awesome singers).  But somehow I think that somebody is gonna muff it big time and an underdog will emerge.


i don't know - both bo and carrie made it to the top two last year and i think that's the way it looked all season.
and please stop calling bucky "bucktooth" - that's mean.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/23/06 at 11:55 am


American Idol shoulda taken a page out of Donald Trump's Apprentice book and "fired" both Kevin and Bucktooth at the same time.  :-X

Oddly I must say that I prefer Kevin to Bucktooth.  :-\\  AT least Kevin had some "originality" while Bucktooth is simply ridiculous.  ::)

Now here us the rub... At this stage of the game everybody (including me) expects Mandisa and Chris to make it to the Final Two.  Somehow that seems all too tidy for me (they are both awesome singers).  But somehow I think that somebody is gonna muff it big time and an underdog will emerge.


I really didn't see Kevin as all that original. Anyway, I don't think those are the only two people like. The McPhee girl gets fairly broad support, and Paris seems to have a decent base of fans. And I agree with kairi - what's with the name calling?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Jxxxui on 03/23/06 at 12:10 pm

What's wrong with Taylor? He is the bestshowman-very entertaining!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/23/06 at 12:12 pm


What's wrong with Taylor? He is the bestshowman-very entertaining!


Forgot about him! He also seems fairly popular, might be able to do something depending on how the themes are going.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Tanya1976 on 03/23/06 at 12:24 pm


the week he sang stevie wonder he said he was doing the red hot chili peppers cover version, but last night he took credit for making i walk the line his own.


I just wish he could stop being a one-trick pony. He needs to show that he could do more without relying so much on rock.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/23/06 at 12:26 pm


I just wish he could stop being a one-trick pony. He needs to show that he could do more without relying so much on rock.


That's my issue too. I feel like he's coming out and performing the same arrangement every week. However, that's the same complaint I have with a lot of current mainstream rock acts - all their singles sound like a rewrite of the same song to me ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/23/06 at 6:52 pm


I just wish he could stop being a one-trick pony. He needs to show that he could do more without relying so much on rock.


I agree Tanya.

Chris is a good singer but at some point he's gonna have to show some other "stuff".  Taylor is in a similar situation.  That could work against them, especially Chris.

Mandisa shows a bit more diversity in singing style, as does Elliot I think, which will give them more "staying power".  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/28/06 at 7:20 pm

do I see celebrities in the audience?  What looks like Debbie Gibson and S Club star Rachel Stevens  :o


so far, I don't like Ace's performance.  He actually took a terrible song and made it worse.  I didn't know that was possible ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/28/06 at 7:21 pm

[quote author=whis

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/28/06 at 8:06 pm


Nobody's has thrilled me so far. Boring followed by weak followed by boring.

Okay... I thought Taylor and Mandisa did okay jobs. Chris I didn't like but that's because, as I said before, he keeps doing the same rock arrangement and that goes downhill when he couples that with a song I don't like anyway. Katharine was okay. Bucky was kinda boring, not his worst but not great. I liked Paris despite Simon's commentary, although she's not Beyonce for sure. Elliott... eh, I guess I had trouble getting over the arrangement but it was still decent. I think Paris was my favorite of the night, the performances by Taylor, Mandisa, Katharine, and Paris were passable, and the rest just not very good.


I wasn't really impressed by anyone's singing tonight.  The onyl thing I liked was Katharine's cleavage hanging out ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/28/06 at 8:07 pm

They were all weak tonight, IMO. :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/28/06 at 8:11 pm


They were all weak tonight, IMO. :-\\


I can hardly wait to see who goes.  The way they all sang, it's pretty much a mystery who will be in the bottom three

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/28/06 at 8:12 pm

[quote author=whis

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 03/28/06 at 8:53 pm

It was a bad night tonight, I was looking forward to hearing some good '00s songs tonight, but there were a lot of bad song choices and just terrible performances. Ace butchered Drops of Jupiter, that performance made my ears hurt. Lisa's Because of You was also pretty bad. Kellie picked a horrible song and sang horribly. Katharine was pretty good. Taylor was ok. Elliott was alright. Paris was ok, I don't really know that Beyonce song too well, but it was alright. Bucky was forgettable. Mandisa wasn't her greatest. I did not like Chris's performance either.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy from the Road on 03/29/06 at 7:24 am

Yeah, Chris has hit the wall, he keeps doing the same bombast, which is OK but we want to see some variety.

Interestingly last week he was praised for "knowing exactly who he is and not compromising".  This week he was chided for "same old same old".

Looks like the judges are kicking him to the curb for some reason. ://

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/29/06 at 7:26 am


Yeah, Chris has hit the wall, he keeps doing the same bombast, which is OK but we want to see some variety.

Interestingly last week he was praised for "knowing exactly who he is and not compromising".  This week he was chided for "same old same old".

Looks like the judges are kicking him to the curb for some reason. ://



honestly, I don't find anything that great about him....to me, he sounds no different then lead singers from bands such as Creed, Staind, or Nickelback. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/29/06 at 8:09 am

I didn't like Chris last night so much either.  I mean come on, maybe he really should TRY some Celine Dion like Ryan said  ::)
I voted for him anyway, just 2 give him another chance.

Taylor, Elliott, and Paris were probly the best vocals last night, although I think the song Paris picked was annoying. The background music was driving me insane.  And I think Elliott's singing was lost in the arrangement and his weird dancing, but he still sang ok. 
I didn't like Katharine or Mandisa at all last night.  Katharine started out really off-pitch, which I'm surprised the judges didn't say anything about (probly cuz they were all chatting at the beginning of the song).  And Mandisa's song, I don't know why but it just was not very good for me.  I have a feeling she must have felt really awkward after Paula made the comment about the "Church of Mandisa" and worshipping her.  She was probly like "Oh no! I don't REALLY wanna be an IDOL...." 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/29/06 at 8:12 am

Mandisa... I hate the "Praise You" song anyway, but she screeched a lot.

Taylor... Despite him being majorly annoying I actually quite liked this one. Needed to close my eyes to appreciate it. Lots of knee bending and knocked together at that.

Paris... another song I hate. It's just monotonous. However she sang it much better than Beyonce.

Elliot... oh once again I loved it! I agree with the dancing though, it's weird seeing a Jewish white boy acting all in the hood.

Kathryn McPhee... not her best in my opinion, but better than most tonight. She sounded like she was squawking.

Bucky... not bad at all. Song more than the performance.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/29/06 at 9:00 am

Who do you guys think will go home tonight?    I'm prayin for either Kellie or Bucky to go, but I'm afraid it might not happen.  Maybe it will be Lisa or Ace instead?  Who knows

BTW, votefortheworst.com has added more info about Pickler:  http://votefortheworst.com/pickler.html

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/29/06 at 9:51 am

I don't like Lisa or Kelli. Bucky after that probably.
Not overly keen on Chris either... he's too samey every week and every move he makes is well calculated.  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/29/06 at 10:41 am

I thought Kellie and Ace were the two worst of the night, not that they didn't have competition. That said, I think they have a bigger fan base and Lisa is the one in trouble.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/29/06 at 11:04 am


I thought Kellie and Ace were the two worst of the night, not that they didn't have competition. That said, I think they have a bigger fan base and Lisa is the one in trouble.


I think you're right about Lisa.  I like her, but she hasn't been performing well.  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/29/06 at 3:35 pm


I think you're right about Lisa.  I like her, but she hasn't been performing well.  :-\\


I agree. She's got talent, but she just hasn't been on top of her game the last few weeks.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/29/06 at 5:41 pm

I want Bucky to go. 

"Let's go Bucky, let's go *clap* *clap* *clap*"    ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/29/06 at 7:58 pm


I think you're right about Lisa.  I like her, but she hasn't been performing well.  :-\\


I loved Lisa the first night when she sang "I'm Changing"  But then it's all gone downhill.  When she announced that she was gonna sing "Because of You"  I knew she was in BIG trouble.

Does anyone else agree the "21st century" is a pretty dum category?  Last nite I kept thinking, these songs are way too recent and it's hard for the contestants to make it any different.  Even Katharine, who's got a REALLY great voice, was obviously trying too much to sound like Christina Aguilera.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/29/06 at 8:28 pm

How the hell was Bucky not in the bottom three, yet Katharine was?  >:(

It's all about the song choice.  I wanted Ace to go, not Lisa

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/29/06 at 8:34 pm

Who went home?  Was it Lisa?   I just made a bet w/ my fiance and I bet Lisa.   (Sorry to bug yall but I just don't like to watch the results show.  Why waste 30 minutes in anticipation when u can just find out after it's over?)


BTW, who all was in the bottom 3 and did they announce top 3?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/29/06 at 8:37 pm

Lisa Tucker got gypped this week.

Mind you I am not a big fan of heers, but this week she was far and above better than several singers, including Ass Ace and Bucky.


Ace *could have* done well with Drops of Jupiter, but he chose to sing through his nose, a very "nasal" performance.
Mandisa made a foolish choice with her song.  There are LOTS of gospel songs she could have done which would hav been impressive vocals, as well as allowed her to give praise, which I think was what she sincerely wanted to do.
Chris had better watch his back.  Judges are now against him.  He's got to break the bombast barrier
Taylor is looking stronger.  True, he tends to be very R&B, but that has a broader appeal than, say, Chris' bombast
Kellie is a hard body.  I hope she makes it at least to the Final Four.
Bucky... please, America, put us out of our misery and vote this guy off.
Elliott is an enigma

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/29/06 at 8:42 pm


Who went home?  Was it Lisa?   I just made a bet w/ my fiance and I bet Lisa.   (Sorry to bug yall but I just don't like to watch the results show.  Why waste 30 minutes in anticipation when u can just find out after it's over?)


BTW, who all was in the bottom 3 and did they announce top 3?


Ace Lisa and Katharine were bottom three

Lisa got voted off.  They didn't announce the top 3.  I don't think they ever do.  It wouldn't be fair to the bottom three

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/29/06 at 8:48 pm


Kellie is a hard body.  I hope she makes it at least to the Final Four.


:o  Huh? Sure she's "hot" I guess but she can't sing and I am so tired of her "I'm so dumb" act.




Elliott is an enigma


"WHAT'S an enigma?!!!"

(-Charlie Brown quote  lol)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 03/29/06 at 8:48 pm

I knew it would be Lisa, "Because of You" was not a good song to pick, picking a song that's on the radio all day is not a good idea unless you can truly be as good as the original and she simply wasn't close. I would have rather it have been Ace, his rendition of "Drops of Jupiter" was terrible and then him showing that scar was pretty weird. Katharine was a slight surprise, but again she picked a well-known Christina Aguilera song and she wasn't close to as good as the original (of course nobody is as good as Christina).

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/30/06 at 4:26 pm

okay, first of all, there was such a big deal made when kelly clarkson, at first, did not give permission to use her songs.  then she did.  then someone chose to sing one and everyone was surprised?? 

the judges told lisa, who sang first, you can't sing a popular song.
then, kellie sings next and they tell her - you can't sing a song no one knows.
next up, ace.  i don't remember what it was they told him, but it contradicted what they just told the first two!

and for those of you who were not listening to the first about 10 seconds or so of katharine's song - it was awful.  she was singing in a different key than the band was playing in.  i was afraid that she wouldn't recover, but she did.  the parts that she hit were good, but she was off on many.  bucky does not have the talent or staying power that katharine has, but he definitely performed better than she di on tuesday.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/30/06 at 5:47 pm


then, kellie sings next and they tell her - you can't sing a song no one knows.


Kellie sang "Suds In The Bucket," which isn't a song no one knows. What they actually told her is that she picked a song with absolutely no range and that she still didn't perform it well.

This is why I don't understand how she keeps avoiding the bottom three.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/30/06 at 6:52 pm


okay, first of all, there was such a big deal made when kelly clarkson, at first, did not give permission to use her songs.  then she did.  then someone chose to sing one and everyone was surprised?? 

the judges told lisa, who sang first, you can't sing a popular song.
then, kellie sings next and they tell her - you can't sing a song no one knows.
next up, ace.  i don't remember what it was they told him, but it contradicted what they just told the first two!

and for those of you who were not listening to the first about 10 seconds or so of katharine's song - it was awful.  she was singing in a different key than the band was playing in.  i was afraid that she wouldn't recover, but she did.  the parts that she hit were good, but she was off on many.  bucky does not have the talent or staying power that katharine has, but he definitely performed better than she di on tuesday.



What they told Kellie, well Simon did anyway, was that she 6 years worth of "great" songs to sing, and she chose a ditsy little song that doesn't even allow her to show off her vocals (as if she had any)  When she was singing, I felt like I was at our little small town fair with the karaoke machine.
And I did notice that Katharine started off REALLY REALLY badly. For the rest of the song, she was trying to style her voice exactly like Christina Aguilera, and she only landed on the right note half the time

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/30/06 at 7:25 pm


Kellie sang "Suds In The Bucket," which isn't a song no one knows. What they actually told her is that she picked a song with absolutely no range and that she still didn't perform it well.

This is why I don't understand how she keeps avoiding the bottom three.


Maybe if Kellie had lathered herself up with a bucket of suds, she would have been better appreciated.  :P

;D ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/30/06 at 7:53 pm


Kellie sang "Suds In The Bucket," which isn't a song no one knows. What they actually told her is that she picked a song with absolutely no range and that she still didn't perform it well.

This is why I don't understand how she keeps avoiding the bottom three.


i know he said - you had six years of songs to pick from and you pick a song called SOAP Suds in the Bucket!  I also thought he said something about it being unknown.  i could be wrong!  :-[

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/30/06 at 7:55 pm


i know he said - you had six years of songs to pick from and you pick a song called SOAP Suds in the Bucket!  I also thought he said something about it being unknown.  i could be wrong!  :-[


Oh, granted, while he didn't say it, he obviously wasn't familiar with the song, nor was he a fan of it. He just didn't outright comment on the song for its obscurity so much as its simplicity and her sucky performance of it.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/04/06 at 8:03 pm

I missed about half of the show tonight.  But I do have to say that Kellie Pickler was looking especially luscious.  Yowsa.  :P

When they did the replays, it sounds like Taylor might have sucked.  Ace definitely did, his replay sounded like another nasal-fest.

Chris finally got out of the rock-bombast mode.  Did a fair performance.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/04/06 at 8:06 pm

Take Me Home, Country Roads?  I wanted Taylor to take the freeway and get hit by a bus he was so awful ;D

In all fairness though, he just doesn't have the voice for Country Music

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/04/06 at 9:23 pm

Oh last time I said the 21st century theme sucked, but it doesn't suck as much as the country theme.  Most of the other themes allow a little more versatility, while this time contestants are forced to sing with a country style and if their voice doesn't match, well then they must be horrible singers.
I was very disappointed with Taylor tonight, but hopefully America loves him too much to let him go.  I was glad Chris didn't try to find another loophole and he actually SANG a SONG.  I think tonight the judges were a little too easy on Kellie & Bucky 2nite just becuz this kinda music is supposed 2 be their "comfort zone."  If you listen carefully, both of them were having some pitch trouble, especially Kellie on the low notes, but that was hidden by their shining country personalities.
I think the best of the night was Katharine (even if it wasn't a "traditional" country song), with the runners-up being....uh...well...um.....I guess Elliott sang ok.....and maybe Paris & Chris were ok?
I hope Ace goes home

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/04/06 at 9:54 pm

Katharine was really good tonight!! ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/05/06 at 3:46 am

I thought Chris and Ace were decent tonight, and Kellie did better than her usual. I was on the fence with Katharine. I'm not too sure why Simon liked Paris as much as he did. There wasn't any one that I hated, but some didn't work well, e.g., Mandisa really coulda picked a better song. I mean, I like that song, but no one could make that into a great competition song.

I think Elliott, Bucky, Mandisa, and possibly a surprise of Katharine are the ones who might need to worry a bit, mainly the first three.

Oh, I missed Taylor's performance. Didn't sound good, but I think he might have too many fans to exit just yet.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 04/05/06 at 7:31 am

well...i think the bottom three will be taylor, ace and bucky.  i actually think taylor may be the one leaving, i'm not sure how loyal his fan base is remaining - he hasn't been great lately.  if it's not taylor to go, i'll guess ace. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/05/06 at 8:39 am


well...i think the bottom three will be taylor, ace and bucky.  i actually think taylor may be the one leaving, i'm not sure how loyal his fan base is remaining - he hasn't been great lately.  if it's not taylor to go, i'll guess ace. 


Lately?  He was awesome last week, but he just sucked this week becuz he picked a bad song and he doesn't have the right voice for country music. Other than that, he's got an awesome voice for just about anything else.  If (God forbid) he goes home tonight though, surely he'll still be able to make another album.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 04/05/06 at 9:37 am

Elliot was GREAT!!! The rest a bit boring, I'm not into country.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/05/06 at 2:37 pm


I was very disappointed with Taylor tonight, but hopefully America loves him too much to let him go. 


I hope you're right, because I think Taylor is one of the better contestants.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/05/06 at 4:18 pm

Did anyone else notice this besides me.....that Kenny Rogers looks like a completely different man?!!! What did he do to himself? Was it plastic surgery or what?  He looked much better before. :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Lyric Boy Offline on 04/05/06 at 7:09 pm


Did anyone else notice this besides me.....that Kenny Rogers looks like a completely different man?!!! What did he do to himself? Was it plastic surgery or what?  He looked much better before. :-\\


Yeah he had plastic surgery.  Lara Spencer interviewed him for The Insider and he admitted it.

Not a very "natural" look if you ask me.  I did not think there was anything wrong with him BEFORE the plastique.  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 04/05/06 at 8:14 pm

I didn't even know who it was at first (missed the beginning). I was shocked when I found out it was Kenny!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/05/06 at 8:33 pm

Ok...I am pissed...I can't believe that they voted off Mandisa. :(  I thought that out of the bottom 3, it should have been Paris getting the boot. This sucks!! >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/05/06 at 8:57 pm


Ok...I am pissed...I can't believe that they voted off Mandisa. :(  I thought that out of the bottom 3, it should have been Paris getting the boot. This sucks!! >:(



!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mandisa??????????????    Who was in the bottom 3?  I seriously was afraid it was gonna be Taylor, based on last night's performance

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/05/06 at 9:02 pm



!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mandisa??????????????    Who was in the bottom 3?  I seriously was afraid it was gonna be Taylor, based on last night's performance



bottom 3: Mandisa, Paris, Elliott

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/05/06 at 9:10 pm

I wasn't surprised to see Mandisa in the bottom three, but I was surprised to see her go.  I was sure it was going to be Paris

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/05/06 at 9:11 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/05/06 at 9:35 pm

I didn't get to see the show. I guess I can understand the selection, but I think Mandisa lost to fan bases rather than based on her performances. She's had two off weeks, but neither was so off that there weren't worse to be found. Ah well, c'est la vie. It's just a shame that people like Pickler who have had mainly bad weeks have such longevity while other people whose off weeks are the minority can get penalized this heavily for them.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/05/06 at 9:42 pm


I didn't get to see the show. I guess I can understand the selection, but I think Mandisa lost to fan bases rather than based on her performances. She's had two off weeks, but neither was so off that there weren't worse to be found. Ah well, c'est la vie. It's just a shame that people like Pickler who have had mainly bad weeks have such longevity while other people whose off weeks are the minority can get penalized this heavily for them.



yes but Pickler woos her audience with her fake cutsie routine, and southern gal accent...... ::) ::) ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/05/06 at 9:46 pm



yes but Pickler woos her audience with her fake cutsie routine, and southern gal accent...... ::) ::) ::)



Then when Ryan says "tell the truth about yor naivity"  she does it even more:  "well it has an L in it so I thought you say it like 'sall-mon"     

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/05/06 at 9:49 pm


Don't forget her "other assets"....which a friend of mine noticed have been getting more "revealed" (the exact quote was "If she shows any more of her t!ts, she'll be on American Porn Idol" ;D)



that is very true...every week her shirts are getting tighter and tighter.



Then when Ryan says "tell the truth about yor naivity"   she does it even more:  "well it has an L in it so I thought you say it like 'sall-mon"     



Oh i know...that act is getting really old. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/05/06 at 11:31 pm



that is very true...every week her shirts are getting tighter and tighter.


All these girls on American Idol showing off their busts like Kelly, Katharine, and even past contestants like Kim Caldwell and Carmen Rasmusen, I wouldn't be surprised if Hugh Heffner will suddenly do a "Girls of American Idol" Playboy spread  ;D  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/05/06 at 11:48 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/05/06 at 11:49 pm

it doesn't look as bad on this one...


http://www.kimberly-caldwell.com/gallery/albums/Television/FoxFriends/foxfriends040506_0001.jpg

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/06/06 at 12:03 am



dude, have you seen Kim Caldwell lately? She looks really odd. :o  here's a before and after of her....


http://www.kimberly-caldwell.com/gallery/albums/AI2Solo/IFTEM/kim_wcresults6.jpg
http://www.kimberly-caldwell.com/gallery/albums/TVGC/TVChat/tvchat0108pt3_0002.jpg


She is very attractive, but not with that short punky hairstyle.  It makes her look like a guy ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/07/06 at 8:42 pm

Mandisa got screwed.  >:(  There is no way that she should have gotten the least votes, especially with singers like Bucky or McPhee still out there.

She's Awesome.  :)  I hope that she gets a recording deal anyway,

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/07/06 at 8:43 pm


She's Awesome.  :)  I hope that she gets a recording deal anyway,


I hope she gets a record deal.  She's gonna be a big star, I just know it :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/07/06 at 9:32 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/08/06 at 9:42 am


Mandisa got screwed.  >:(  There is no way that she should have gotten the least votes, especially with singers like Bucky or McPhee still out there.

She's Awesome.  :)  I hope that she gets a recording deal anyway,


What's wrong with Katharine?  I think she did really good this past week- at least she was better than Bucky & Paris & Kellie, IMO

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/11/06 at 8:07 pm

Interesting night tonight. I wasn't quite as in line with the judges as usual...

Bucky - I thought it was decent. Not wonderful, but decent.
Ace - Didn't like it. Thought it was a mess.
Kellie - Thought the judges were nicer than she deserved. It wasn't as bad as it should have been, but it wasn't that good either.
Chris - I agree with the indulgent comment. It was okay for me but I didn't think it was anything special.
Katharine - Thought she had some rough patches but it was pretty good overall
Elliott - Personally, I was like, "what the heck?" I thought it was a weird performance. Not the worst of the night, but not particularly likable for me.
Taylor - My first reaction was "too performance based." It was okay but kinda hit some odd territory as he tried to let high entertainment value compensate for average vocals.
Paris - For some reason, it reminded me of a Fefe Dobson performance. I enjoyed it despite a few areas where it wasn't as good as it could have been.

I don't know who the actual bottom three will be, but I think my three would be Elliott as third worst, Kellie as second worst, and Ace as the departing member of the competition.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: deadrockstar on 04/11/06 at 8:11 pm

American Idol is the show that personifies everything wrong with both music and television in one. :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/11/06 at 8:54 pm

Queen songs are difficult to sing, but I think all in all, they did pretty good.  I am just glad no one sang "I Want to Break Free" because i'd hate to see the best Queen song ever get ruined

I think Katharine was the best.  She took Highlander to a new high 8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/11/06 at 9:04 pm

-Once again Kellie was looking luscious.  I definitely would party with her.  :P  Her performance was unexpectedly good.

-Ace's vocal was really crappy.  He possibly could get the boot here.

-Elliot's performance was not very snappy.  His vocals simply were not up to the Freddie Mercury level.

-Taylor not bad, not bad at all.

-Paris, quite good I admit.  And it seems that she's cut way back on the "cutesy cutesy" schtick.  Good move.

-Chris, I agree yet another indulgent rock bombast number.  He shoulda done a more mainsteam Queen tune.

-Bucky, I gotta give him some credit for making that Queen song sort of country, although his vocal was nevertheless crummy.

-McPhee:  I did not like it, vocals sucked IMHO.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 04/11/06 at 10:50 pm

Kellie was f*cking atrocious.  Oh God it was so bad, I had to stick Q-Tips in my ears to drown it out.  Constantine from last year did that song PHENOMENALLY well and Kellie just sounded like she was embarrassing herself.

I can't wait until her and her phony Southern naiveity hit the road.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac614 on 04/11/06 at 10:54 pm



Then when Ryan says "tell the truth about yor naivity"   she does it even more:  "well it has an L in it so I thought you say it like 'sall-mon"     


I think it must be regional though...I live in Va. right on the Tn. border and the majority of people here do say the "L" in salmon...since I was born in New York I do not say the "L".

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 04/11/06 at 10:56 pm



Oh i know...that act is getting really old. ::)



My favorite moment was when Simon said her performance was ballsy and she asked "What's a ballsy?"


Are you effing kidding me?!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/12/06 at 3:21 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/12/06 at 5:48 am


I think it must be regional though...I live in Va. right on the Tn. border and the majority of people here do say the "L" in salmon...since I was born in New York I do not say the "L".




Indeed.  Let's not forget British/Indian author Salmon Rushdie who also pronounces the "L".

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/12/06 at 5:50 am



And she did it again- "On paper??" 

I was waiting for Simon to be the one to tell her the vocals SUCKED, but no I guess he's in love with her boobs or something... that really angers me...



Yes that angers me too.  Truly disturbing and unexpected...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/12/06 at 6:39 am


Taylor's performance was kinda too weird for me (did Queen even cover that song?) but he probably won't go yet.


It's a Queen original. I gave Taylor some cred for entertainment value, but in all honesty I won't be surprised if he ends up in the bottom three. I agree completely re: Ace. It was the only one (for me) that outright sucked tonight.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 04/12/06 at 8:31 am

I know, since when is "on paper" a weird terminology? Does this girl live in a box? Does she go to school?

Anyway... Elliot was just great once again... the boy's good!

Katharine... the last bit of her performance saved it. I loved how she executed the song. Otherwise quite pitchy.

Taylor... he just annoys me. I'm not buying his act at all.


Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/12/06 at 11:53 am


I gave Taylor some cred for entertainment value, but in all honesty I won't be surprised if he ends up in the bottom three. I agree completely re: Ace. It was the only one (for me) that outright sucked tonight.


Once again I agree with you, Andrew.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/12/06 at 12:27 pm

Does anyone else think that "Queen" was overall just a not-so-good theme.  I personally don't like themes focusing on one particular artist, even great artists like Queen or Stevie Wonder.  I think it's better to pick a decade or genre and let the contestants be more creative.  Unless you're someone like Chris who can only do hardcore rock

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/12/06 at 12:38 pm


Does anyone else think that "Queen" was overall just a not-so-good theme.  I personally don't like themes focusing on one particular artist, even great artists like Queen or Stevie Wonder.  I think it's better to pick a decade or genre and let the contestants be more creative.  Unless you're someone like Chris who can only do hardcore rock


I think it's fun to see people tackle songs by great artists, but stylistically I agree that it doesn't always allow for folks to be at their best.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 04/12/06 at 12:52 pm


Does anyone else think that "Queen" was overall just a not-so-good theme.  I personally don't like themes focusing on one particular artist, even great artists like Queen or Stevie Wonder.  I think it's better to pick a decade or genre and let the contestants be more creative.  Unless you're someone like Chris who can only do hardcore rock



Well, above all else it's a singing competition and doing something like this will force people to adapt quickly, which is something they may face out there in the real world if they get an industry contract.  Also, I think the best all-around singer should be someone who can sing all types of music; rock, country, pop, r & b, blues/jazz.  Just look at Christina Aguilera.  One of my favorite singers of the last 15 years and Stripped had all those genres encompassed in that one album. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Satish on 04/12/06 at 2:21 pm


Indeed.  Let's not forget British/Indian author Salmon Rushdie who also pronounces the "L".


Salman Rushdie spells his name "Salman", with two 'a's. Not "salmon" like the fish.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/12/06 at 5:55 pm


I know, since when is "on paper" a weird terminology? Does this girl live in a box? Does she go to school?



Yes she went to high school.  Here is a picture of Kellie in her prom dress:

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/12/06 at 6:46 pm


Okay, I'm watching it now and Kellie SUCKED (I know, LB, she can come suck for you ;))


I really thought they were much nicer to her than she deserved. I still think Ace was worse, but she just isn't that good and seems to evade trouble based on factors which should not be more important than her comparative lack of talent. I'm not saying she's horrible - she sings far better than I can; however, she's not of the caliber of both some of her current competition and some of the people she's outlasted.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/12/06 at 8:39 pm

Ok, so who went home this week?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/12/06 at 9:13 pm


Bucky....bottom 3 were Bucky, Elliot & Ace.  I think Ace should've gone out of those 3....


I kinda agree with you crazymom.

I think Bucky was slightly better than Ace was this time, making a Queen song with a country twang was creative.

All that said, Ace will see his last show next week.

Now, as sad as I was to see Mandisa go last week, I suspect that "Queen Week" would have been a tough one for her.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/12/06 at 9:14 pm

I'm glad that Bucky got voted out, even though I thought he did a good job with Fat Bottomed Girls

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/12/06 at 9:14 pm


Okay, I'm watching it now and Kellie SUCKED (I know, LB, she can come suck for you ;))



:-X

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/12/06 at 9:16 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/12/06 at 9:19 pm


Cool Avatar, whistle...   8)


Thank you LB :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 04/13/06 at 10:03 am

i know i'm a little late here since it's all over but i'm going to post anyway.  i was sooo disappointed with everyone!  i was so excited with the queen theme and i don't think anyone made great song choices.

kellie looked so freaky - it didn't even look like her!  i can't believe the judges would even say it was okay.  no one should have touched that song after constantine rocked it out last year and then had it recorded on the killer queen cd.  bad move that somehow ended up working for her.

katharine could once again do no wrong, which is getting ver old.  to me she sounds like she is pushing out all of her "strong" notes, it doesn't sound natural.  love that song, wish she didn't sing it.

i liked paris and elliott - liked, not loved.

taylor went back to being the old, crazy taylor.  it's what got him his fan base.  it doesn't matter how he sounded - he was dancing his crazy-stule and his fans went, "yay!  the old taylor is back."  it didn't matter that he chose the same song that they laughed at david radford (radcliff?) for singing earlier in the season.  just doing what he did brought his borderline fans right back.

bucky did okay.  why that song??

ace was awful.  why did he choose to sing the rock anthem/cheerleader song?  this was a night made for ace.  there are so many great queen songs he would have done extremely well (like as goog as father figure) with.  i really would have loved to here him sing Doing Alright from their first CD but if he wanted to be more maintstream, you're my best friend would have worked.  i think ace should have been the one to go last night.

chris - again, why that song?  you can't sing innuendo in 1:20 and get the meaning/feeling across.  so many song choices for him, too.  i wanted him to tone it down a bit with father to son or if he wanted to still play the rocker dude - keep yourself alive or tie your mother down would have been better choices.


so, that's it.  very disappointing evening for me.  my bottom three were ace, kellie and katharine.  we'll see what they do with rod stewart's ballads.  weird theme since they're not even rs's own songs.  whatever!  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/14/06 at 6:00 am

I wonder if any of the guys has the 'nads to sing Rod Stewart's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" next week?  ???

I can see Taylor singing "Downtown Train" (writted by Tom Waits)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/14/06 at 7:02 am


I wonder if any of the guys has the 'nads to sing Rod Stewart's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" next week?  ???

I can see Taylor singing "Downtown Train" (writted by Tom Waits)


Couldn't if they wanted to. The theme is songs he did on his American Songbook CDs.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/14/06 at 2:24 pm


Couldn't if they wanted to. The theme is songs he did on his American Songbook CDs.


Didn't know that Windbreaker.

That makes this thing a horse of a different color.   :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 04/14/06 at 4:00 pm


Didn't know that Wiondbreaker.

That makes this thing a horse of a different color.   :P


a very drab color if you ask me!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/14/06 at 7:11 pm


a very drab color if you ask me!


I agree. I'd actually been listening to Rod the other day and had thought his real catalogue woulda been a cool theme. This theme is just not as cool.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/14/06 at 7:15 pm


I agree. I'd actually been listening to Rod the other day and had thought his real catalogue woulda been a cool theme. This theme is just not as cool.


I wish they were allowed to sing Rod's songs as well.  The older songs are always hit or miss with the audience.  Look what happened to John Stevens a couple of seasons ago  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/18/06 at 7:54 pm

Kellie might be the one going home  :-\\

Hopefully her fans will help to keep her in

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/18/06 at 8:17 pm


Hopefully? They probably will, but why do you want her? She is the least consistent person on the show. There are many times she should have gone, and, in this case, she is one of the clear worst. She's one of the few who had obvious difficulty with her song.


IF she does end up staying in, it won't be based on her performance that's for sure. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/18/06 at 8:21 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 04/18/06 at 8:23 pm

Ace and Kellie were bad. I hope that Ace goes, I really can't stand him and his falsetto crap. The others were all pretty good. Katharine was excellent tonight.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/18/06 at 8:24 pm


Hey she could give me a private performance any time.  ;)  She looked fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiine tonight.   :P

I think that Ace is dead meat this week.


That dress she was wearing sure did look good.  That might just be what keeps her in

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/18/06 at 8:42 pm

She butchers the harmonies
On every verse
And seems to have
A vocal curse
The dress she wears does please my eyes
As well as her stylish hair
But the things she sings sound awful to
The likes of this Kentucky square

;D This is why I don't contribute to the parody part of the site... lol

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/18/06 at 9:04 pm

Kellie NEEDS to go!! ::)  She was horrible tonight...and I cannot bear to see her fake stupidity act any longer.....aghghhh >:(


Katharine McPhee was the BOMB tonight....she was brilliant!!! :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/18/06 at 9:35 pm

My favorites of the night were: KATHARINE FOR SURE!, Taylor, Paris, Elliott, & Chris.
I was actually kinda worried for Chris at first, but he actually did pretty nice for an over-used song...
Taylor started out I was kinda concerned, but then he got his high range and fun stuff goin

Kellie SHOULD be the one going home.  I hate how even Simon tries to be as polite as possible with her, but tells Elliott he is boring and "has no personality"  What the **** ever!  If there's anyone who doesn't have personality, its Kellie- all she has is boobs.  BTW, tonight I was watching w/ my fiance and my landlady and I said "guys just like her for the boobs"  then my fiance made a joke that made me look dumb  :D      then Kellie tells rod stewart "you just took a huge load off my chest..."
the tv is reading my mind tonight    ;D

Nevertheless, I have a feeling Ace may be going home tonight as he's been in the bottom 3 QUITE A BIT!!!  However, Elliott and even Katharine have been in the bottom 3 once or twice, so i'm worried for them, even though IMO they're some of the best vocalists

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac614 on 04/19/06 at 10:13 am

As much as I enjoy looking at Ace, I'm a bit tired of his singing...everything sounds the same. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 04/19/06 at 10:31 am

yeah, Ace is definitely nice to look at, but he knows it, and he's full of himself.  he always sounds the same

i say Katherine all the way!!! i love her! she is so beautiful

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/19/06 at 12:08 pm

I think Katharine is by far the best vocalist in this competition...she was amazing last night!!

My picks for the 'Bottom 3' this week are:  Chris, Kellie and Ace (who, IMO, should've been gone long ago)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/19/06 at 6:24 pm


yeah, Ace is definitely nice to look at, but he knows it, and he's full of himself.  he always sounds the same

i say Katherine all the way!!! i love her! she is so beautiful


Ace blew it in his appearance last night.  If he was gonna go with the suit and tied-back hair, he shoulda been clean shaven.  I think tonight he gets off the train at Palookaville Station.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/19/06 at 8:48 pm

Who went home tonight?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 04/19/06 at 8:50 pm


Who went home tonight?


Ace. Pickler wasn't even in the bottom 3, but Chris was. Is America deaf? Well at least Ace is gone anyway.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BarbarianAlexander on 04/19/06 at 8:54 pm

What? Picker wasn't on bottom 3!! :o. It's actually American I-Dull!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/19/06 at 9:14 pm

WTF? That's all I have to say.  Paris was in the bottom 3 and Kellie Pickler was not.......uh, no, America isn't going by looks or anything, are they? ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/19/06 at 9:48 pm

Maybe if Ace has of worn a tight dress like Kellie wore, he'd still be in it ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 04/20/06 at 1:19 am

That dumbass is still there?!


What the hell is wrong with this country?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/20/06 at 5:16 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/21/06 at 11:07 pm

So I'm thinking- top 6. Only 1 of them sucks.  Other than Kellie, I would be happy with any of the other 5 winning the competition.  This is a lot better than American Idol seasons past where there were too many poor vocalists going through. 
But so far, I think Taylor and Kellie are the only ones who have not yet been in the bottom 3 (correct me if I'm wrong)  If (God forbid) Kellie made it to the top 2, what do you think would happen?

Hopefully, that won't be the case, but she probably will hang around for at least one more dreadful week.  This is how it's always happened.  Someone really REALLY bad stays too long, almost to the end, and one of the best gets outvoted (think Latoya London, Constantine...)  Then that person's fans must vote for somebody else (if they chose to continue voting) and will obviously pick someone with more talent.  And the sucky person is the next one to go.  Hopefully that will happen with Kellie, although it would be really nice if she went home NEXT week and let the real talent stay in the competition...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/21/06 at 11:08 pm


So I'm thinking- top 6. Only 1 of them sucks.  Other than Kellie, I would be happy with any of the other 5 winning the competition.  This is a lot better than American Idol seasons past where there were too many poor vocalists going through. 
But so far, I think Taylor and Kellie are the only ones who have not yet been in the bottom 3 (correct me if I'm wrong)  If (God forbid) Kellie made it to the top 2, what do you think would happen?

Hopefully, that won't be the case, but she probably will hang around for at least one more dreadful week.  This is how it's always happened.  Someone really REALLY bad stays too long, almost to the end, and one of the best gets outvoted (think Latoya London, Constantine...)  Then that person's fans must vote for somebody else (if they chose to continue voting) and will obviously pick someone with more talent.  And the sucky person is the next one to go.  Hopefully that will happen with Kellie, although it would be really nice if she went home NEXT week and let the real talent stay in the competition...



I can't wait until she is voted off....she doesn't even compare to voices like Katharine and Paris.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 04/22/06 at 12:44 am

OK so I don't remember most of their names, but I was really suprised that the heavy black chick got voted off.  She was really pretty and had an awesome voice.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/22/06 at 1:23 am


OK so I don't remember most of their names, but I was really suprised that the heavy black chick got voted off.  She was really pretty and had an awesome voice.


That was Mandisa.  I bet she'll get a big record deal regardless of getting voted out.  She'll definately become a big star

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/22/06 at 6:20 am



I can't wait until she is voted off....she doesn't even compare to voices like Katharine and Paris.


Perhaps, but this competition is not JUST about vocals.

Otherwise they would not have styling consultants and fashion experts coaching the contestants.  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 04/22/06 at 7:37 am


Perhaps, but this competition is not JUST about vocals.

Otherwise they would not have styling consultants and fashion experts coaching the contestants.  :P


Ehhh, it depends who you are.  When it comes to Taylor Hicks and Elliott Yamin, it is just about vocals.

That Pickler chick is on still because Simon wants to bang her.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/22/06 at 5:31 pm




That Pickler chick is on still because Simon wants to bang her.




applause for that one....totally true, I am sure.  IMO,  most of the past idols were not extremely attractive individuals (think Ruben, Fantasia, Clay, etc), so it couldn't have been based on looks back then. ::)  But....that has to be the only reason why she is still around...it certainly isn't for the talent factor.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/22/06 at 9:07 pm


That Pickler chick is on still because Simon wants to bang her.


Simon ain't the only one...  :P


applause for that one....totally true, I am sure.  IMO,  most of the past idols were not extremely attractive individuals (think Ruben, Fantasia, Clay, etc), so it couldn't have been based on looks back then.


I always thought that Fantasia looked like the "Hey Cool Aid" Pitcher character.  ;D

And Kellie's "dumb blonde" act is no more annoying than Fantasia's incessant blubbering...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 04/22/06 at 10:39 pm


Simon ain't the only one...  :P

I always thought that Fantasia looked like the "Hey Cool Aid" Pitcher character.  ;D

And Kellie's "dumb blonde" act is no more annoying than Fantasia's incessant blubbering...


Oh yeah!

http://www.quirkynomads.com/images/111405pb.jpg

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/22/06 at 10:44 pm

Kellie Pickler is HOT!  :-*

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c364/plaqueattackcan/KelliePickler.jpg

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/23/06 at 3:54 am

I think it sucks that people vote for her because of her looks, and perhaps because of all the schlock publicity they gave her near the show's beginning. If all her voters like is the way she looks, they can save some pictures from the 'net and let the rest of us enjoy a show full of more talented singers.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/23/06 at 4:48 am


I think it sucks that people vote for her because of her looks, and perhaps because of all the schlock publicity they gave her near the show's beginning. If all her voters like is the way she looks, they can save some pictures from the 'net and let the rest of us enjoy a show full of more talented singers.


Maybe she will be ejected this week.  :\'(

But I would still contend that she's better than Bucky or Ace were.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 04/23/06 at 8:10 am


Maybe she will be ejected this week.  :\'(

But I would still contend that she's better than Bucky or Ace were.


I agree with you here.  I don't think Bucky was all that great and Ace was so damn gay.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/23/06 at 10:16 am


That Pickler chick is on still because Simon wants to bang her.


Well unfortunately (maybe fortunately, in this case) the judges don't really have a say in who goes home each week.  All the judges are good for is letting all the tone-deaf of America know who is actually good and who puts on a good performance.  Sadly, this year Simon won't even give realistic comments to the contestants. 
If Simon wants to bang her then go do it.  Then tell her how much she sucks.....at singing I mean  lol

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/23/06 at 2:11 pm


Maybe she will be ejected this week.  :\'(

But I would still contend that she's better than Bucky or Ace were.


I agree she was better than Ace some weeks, but Bucky really wasn't that bad, or, at least, he got booted at a time when he was giving better performances than other contestants.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/23/06 at 4:27 pm

By the way, fellow Idol fans...

Is it just me, or do you, too get annoyed with Paula's saccharine "feedback" that she gives each contestant?  Yes, Simon is often too hard on the contestants, but Paula is equally bad in the other direction.

I mean, Paris or Chris (or anybody, actually) could get on stage and vomit into the microphone, and Paula would be swooning and telling them that they are simply awesome and how much they have grown over the months.  ::)

I think Randy usually calls them as he sees them...  ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/23/06 at 4:48 pm


By the way, fellow Idol fans...

Is it just me, or do you, too get annoyed with Paula's saccharine "feedback" that she gives each contestant?  Yes, Simon is often too hard on the contestants, but Paula is equally bad in the other direction.

I mean, Paris or Chris (or anybody, actually) could get on stage and vomit into the microphone, and Paula would be swooning and telling them that they are simply awesome and how much they have grown over the months.  ::)

I think Randy usually calls them as he sees them...  ;)


I have noticed Paula do that

Randy can be like "It was a little pitchy in parts, the notes were high .. it just was not a very good performance", then Paula would be like "First of all, you look fabulous, you are precious .. just an angel.  I thought the song was great, but like randy said ... blah blah".  She will agree with Randy, but in a way that makes her not look like the bad one  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/23/06 at 4:56 pm


By the way, fellow Idol fans...

Is it just me, or do you, too get annoyed with Paula's saccharine "feedback" that she gives each contestant?  Yes, Simon is often too hard on the contestants, but Paula is equally bad in the other direction.

I mean, Paris or Chris (or anybody, actually) could get on stage and vomit into the microphone, and Paula would be swooning and telling them that they are simply awesome and how much they have grown over the months.  ::)

I think Randy usually calls them as he sees them...  ;)


Sometimes she is too over the top for me, but I've gotten used to her feedback where it's still easy to tell when she's not crazy about someone's performance. If she gives more time to dance or outfit or hair or something like that, then it wasn't her favorite. If she throws in somewhere that it was pitchy in spots or whatever, then she really didn't think it was good.

I don't think Simon is too hard on contestants, though. I don't always agree with him, but usually, if he criticizes something, it's with merit.

My main problem with the feedback is that what's being commented on is inconsistent. Somebody can be criticized for a minor thing (e.g., picking a song that doesn't exhibit their range) and have all the good things they did ignored (e.g., singing the easy song really well) whereas others will get more positive feedback even though they sucked (e.g., "that song was a risk and it was just too big for you but you gave it a great effort and you look stunning" as opposed to "it was dreadful").

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 04/23/06 at 5:19 pm


By the way, fellow Idol fans...

Is it just me, or do you, too get annoyed with Paula's saccharine "feedback" that she gives each contestant?  Yes, Simon is often too hard on the contestants, but Paula is equally bad in the other direction.

I mean, Paris or Chris (or anybody, actually) could get on stage and vomit into the microphone, and Paula would be swooning and telling them that they are simply awesome and how much they have grown over the months.  ::)

I think Randy usually calls them as he sees them...  ;)


;D

Yeah, Paula shouldn't even be on there.  What's the point? 

I do respect both Randy and Simon's opinions though.  Randy is much more tactful than Simon, but Simon is usually right on.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 04/23/06 at 5:35 pm


By the way, fellow Idol fans...

Is it just me, or do you, too get annoyed with Paula's saccharine "feedback" that she gives each contestant?  Yes, Simon is often too hard on the contestants, but Paula is equally bad in the other direction.

I mean, Paris or Chris (or anybody, actually) could get on stage and vomit into the microphone, and Paula would be swooning and telling them that they are simply awesome and how much they have grown over the months.  ::)

I think Randy usually calls them as he sees them...  ;)


when paula has nothing good to say about the singin, she will tell them how wonderful they look.  i'm sure that helps them an awful lot if they make it through to the next week!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/23/06 at 6:14 pm

I'd like to be a judge for just one show.

So I could yell out "Hey you SUCK!"

;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 04/23/06 at 6:19 pm

The network didn't cancel A.I. yet? Pretty sad!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/23/06 at 9:28 pm


The network didn't cancel A.I. yet? Pretty sad!


Cancel?  Heck, its ratings are higher than ever.  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 04/24/06 at 1:17 am


Cancel?  Heck, its ratings are higher than ever.  8)

Holy Cripes! Actually, I'm surprised that I'm surprised.
:D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/25/06 at 7:09 pm

Wow... Katharine McPhee broke out the boobs for tonight's performance.  ;)

Kellie is gonna have to pull out all the stops.  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/25/06 at 7:57 pm


Wow... Katharine McPhee broke out the boobs for tonight's performance.  ;)


And those are very nice boobs that she has ;)


Of all the performances, I thought Kellie's was the less of them.  She was pitchy in all kinds of places.  It wasn't a bad performance, but assuming America will be voting based on the voice, I think she will be the one to go

At first I thought maybe Elliot, but after he made Paula cry, I think he's safe

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/25/06 at 9:32 pm

Kellie needs to GO! Her performance was awful!  Katharine was wonderful, despite what the judges said about her.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/25/06 at 10:23 pm

Yeah I thought Katharine was doing alright, but apparently none of the judges like her.
Elliott sang AWESOME tonight.  I think his cheesy looks and hand movements are what throw people off, but this guy is GOOD!
Paris I think was trying to sound too old, but other than that she's been great.
Taylor, I thought he did pretty good.  I mean, he was doing his best. But I GUESS HIS BEST WASN'T GOOD ENOUGH for the judges  :D  But seriously, I think Taylor has such a soothing voice when he's singing in his higher range. 
Chris did really good 2nite.  Of course, nobody can sing like Bryan Adams, but I'm so glad Chris has stopped rocking.  I think he's a lot better singing slow songs than rocking all the time. 

Kellie.....I seriously hope that she turned off all the Leann Rimes fans out there.  I mean come on, you don't SING unchained melody with a friggin TWANG.  It's just plain disgusting and makes you sing flat.  Paris doesn't sing like Minnie Mouse does she?  Even REAL country singers are able to control their accent, but not the pickle.
Good lord she doesn't even have a personality when she's singing.  That's all offstage (oh yeah, did u guys see how she got on her knees for David Foster?  lol    :o )  But seriously, this time she has GOT TO GO!!!!
But if she still has too many fans after 2nite, I would be worried for Katharine and Paris.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac614 on 04/25/06 at 10:27 pm

With all the pretty love songs, why in the world did Kellie pick that song??  Awful!! 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/25/06 at 10:29 pm



But if she still has too many fans after 2nite, I would be worried for Katharine and Paris.



I tried calling both numbers, the entire time, for Katharine...but I could never get through (I guess that's a good sign). So, I ended up text messaging my vote.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/25/06 at 10:36 pm


Katharine was wonderful, despite what the judges said about her.


Those judges were smokin' something tonight.  Katharine was great, but they didn't see it becuase they were comparing her to Whitney.  I mean Katharine did a great job with that song, and if you ask me, she sang it like a million times better than Whitney did, but then again, I didn't like Whitney Houston at all in the 90's LOL

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/25/06 at 10:37 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/25/06 at 10:40 pm



I tried calling both numbers, the entire time, for Katharine...but I could never get through (I guess that's a good sign). So, I ended up text messaging my vote.


I never try calling, it's a waste of time IMO.  I always just text.  I voted for everyone (except pickler) at least twice 2nite.

You know, this is the first time that I remember a mostly REALLY GOOD singers making it to the top.  The other years I've watched, there were only two or three that seemed to have real talent.  And usuallly only one of those made it to the final 2.  This year is way different in that there is much more talent.  Except kellie of course.  There always has to be SOMEONE really bad...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/25/06 at 11:20 pm

I agree that Kellie stuck out as the bad one. I didn't think Katharine was bad as the judges said, but I didn't think she was great either this week. I thought Chris was good but not sure I was as impressed as the judges. Yaknow, this is the first week I had the TV on but didn't actually see the picture, just listened, and I liked Elliott better than usual. I wonder if maybe his odd performance is sometimes an unintentional influence or if he really did just have an exceptional night.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/26/06 at 5:27 am

Random comments....



Katharine:  I thought it was a good performance.  When Simon said "you are not as good as Whitney Houston" I woulda snapped back "Yeah, I know.  But I could not find my base pipe this evening so my performance is a bit off." ;D
 
Kellie:  She's been sandbagged.   >:(  First off they did AWFUL makeup and hair this week.  She looked like she had just jumped out of bed.  And the choice of "Unchained melody" (a song that I have always thought sucked anyway) was a poor vocal and octave choice for her.  She's better suited to a higher key and faster pace.
Elliott:  Fine perfomance.  However a bit of music history here. Everybody kept blathering on that it is a "Donnie Hathaway song".   ::) WRONG.  "A Song for You" was written by, and first recorded by, the incomparable, funky,  Leon Russel.  8)  Hopefully they correct the record tonight.
Paris:  Could have been much better.  Last night's song was the worst she's done since she butchered "Midnight Train to Georgia".  Will somebody please explain to her what songs are "happy songs" and which are "soul" ?  She tried to sing this song "to the audience' which was the wrong approach.
Taylor:  I agree with judges that his performance was sub-par.  HOWEVER, I think the song itself was a great match to his voice and persona.  Just wish he had sung it better.  :-\\
Chris:  Surprise performance.   :)  He took a song that is difficult to sing (it is a juvenile song but nonetheless vocally tough) and did a fantastic job.  Glad to see him not do another rock bombast tune.


This could be Kellie's last stand.   :\'(

I see Kellie, Paris, and Taylor in the bottom three.  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 04/26/06 at 12:20 pm

Dial Idol is saying Katharine, Kellie, and Paris in the bottom 3 with Paris going home. They sound about right again. I think Paris gets the boot tonight, and Pickler is finally in the bottom 3. Taylor is still getting a lot of votes he will not be in the bottom 3 this week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Tanya1976 on 04/26/06 at 12:36 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Lazy Jessica on 04/26/06 at 2:20 pm

What I find amusing is how everyone is ragging on Katharine's performance. "Oh, she wasn't as good as Whitney, she didn't sound like her, blah blah blah..." That's not the POINT! All the frickin' time the judges whine on and on about originality, and then Katharine does a fantastic job singing it in her OWN way, and all you hear is, "You don't measure up to/sound like Whitney!" Make up your mind, @sshats!

Besides, who wants to sound like that washed up, coked out, has-been?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/26/06 at 2:25 pm

Well, the thing is, when yo do something stylized like that, you have to do it in an original way, else it's only natural to draw comparison. Because Katharine's performance was very much modeled after Whitney Houston's, it was necessary that she have a very high level of quality, because, as Randy said, this was Whitney in her prime. While Katharine's performance was good, it still came off as a Houston knockoff that wasn't quite on par with the original.

Regardless, she wasn't as bad as the judges made out, but she certainly wasn't great.

And if Paris really does go tonight (and it doesn't seem unlikely to me), then that really sucks, 'cause I thought she did a decent job of it, even if it wasn't the best of the night.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/26/06 at 6:05 pm


What I find amusing is how everyone is ragging on Katharine's performance. "Oh, she wasn't as good as Whitney, she didn't sound like her, blah blah blah..." That's not the POINT! All the frickin' time the judges whine on and on about originality, and then Katharine does a fantastic job singing it in her OWN way, and all you hear is, "You don't measure up to/sound like Whitney!" Make up your mind, @sshats!

Besides, who wants to sound like that washed up, coked out, has-been?



I couldn't agree with you more!!! :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/26/06 at 6:06 pm


Well, the thing is, when yo do something stylized like that, you have to do it in an original way, else it's only natural to draw comparison. Because Katharine's performance was very much modeled after Whitney Houston's, it was necessary that she have a very high level of quality, because, as Randy said, this was Whitney in her prime. While Katharine's performance was good, it still came off as a Houston knockoff that wasn't quite on par with the original.

Regardless, she wasn't as bad as the judges made out, but she certainly wasn't great.

And if Paris really does go tonight (and it doesn't seem unlikely to me), then that really sucks, 'cause I thought she did a decent job of it, even if it wasn't the best of the night.



I thought Paris was really boring last night (and has been the past few weeks), and she used to be one of my favorites. :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/26/06 at 6:50 pm


Dial Idol is saying Katharine, Kellie, and Paris in the bottom 3 with Paris going home. They sound about right again. I think Paris gets the boot tonight, and Pickler is finally in the bottom 3. Taylor is still getting a lot of votes he will not be in the bottom 3 this week.


What is Dial Idol?  I've never heard of that.  I wouldn't mind if Paris goes home, but I think Kellie should go first.  If this is true, at least she was in the bottom 3.
I have a feeling that this year the finals will be between 2 guys......maybe    hehe wouldn't that be weird if Taylor became THE American Idol for this year? It's like:

Kelly Clarkson...
Ruben Studdard...
Fantasia Barrino...
Carrie Underwood...
TAYLOR HICKS....

Which one doesn't belong?  ???    LOL  maybe Chris will make it instead.....who knows

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 04/26/06 at 6:59 pm


What is Dial Idol?  I've never heard of that.  I wouldn't mind if Paris goes home, but I think Kellie should go first.  If this is true, at least she was in the bottom 3.
I have a feeling that this year the finals will be between 2 guys......maybe    hehe wouldn't that be weird if Taylor became THE American Idol for this year? It's like:

Kelly Clarkson...
Ruben Studdard...
Fantasia Barrino...
Carrie Underwood...
TAYLOR HICKS....

Which one doesn't belong?  ???    LOL  maybe Chris will make it instead.....who knows


http://www.dialidol.com It predicts who's going home by how busy each line is. A number of people run this software and it measures the percentage of busy signals for each line. It's been pretty accurate, they say like 83 % or something.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/26/06 at 8:32 pm

Kelly is gone  :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 04/26/06 at 8:34 pm


Kelly is gone  :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'(



YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 04/26/06 at 8:35 pm

Well Kellie left and Paris survives another week, not too surprising.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/26/06 at 9:01 pm


Kelly is gone  :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'( :\'(


:\'( :\'( :\'(

I will miss her, but I bet she will end up getting a record deal. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 04/26/06 at 9:51 pm


What is Dial Idol?  I've never heard of that.  I wouldn't mind if Paris goes home, but I think Kellie should go first.  If this is true, at least she was in the bottom 3.
I have a feeling that this year the finals will be between 2 guys......maybe    hehe wouldn't that be weird if Taylor became THE American Idol for this year? It's like:

Kelly Clarkson...
Ruben Studdard...
Fantasia Barrino...
Carrie Underwood...
TAYLOR HICKS....

Which one doesn't belong?   ???    LOL  maybe Chris will make it instead.....who knows


But Taylor Hicks is so likeable. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/26/06 at 10:09 pm

GLORY GLORY HALLELUJAH!!!!!

The show is gonna be SOOOOOOOOOOOO much more enjoyable.

Jacks- yes Taylor is very likeable- he's my favorite.  I was just saying that he's so different and unique from yor mainstream idols.  Like you know at the auditions they have the pictures of past idols on the wall.  Just imagine Taylor alongside them it seems kinda odd.

Kellie fans-  save some pictures, download some videos.  Yeah she's hott and funny and *fun* to watch (at least for the guys)  But with her singing, I seriously don't see her being too successful with a record deal.  Maybe she'll perform at 4-H functions across the nation  lol!!! 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/27/06 at 2:07 am


But Taylor Hicks is so likeable. 


You said it, girl!  I like Taylor a lot!  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/27/06 at 5:47 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 04/27/06 at 7:57 am

YAY!! Pickler is gone!  I am SO glad that Katharine is still there, and in the top 2 at that! :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/02/06 at 10:06 pm

Ok so I don't know who Kellie's old fans are gonna vote for, but I think Paris might go home.  Or Katharine, based on her first performance.  Taylor's 1st song was kinda crazy it cracked me up, but at least his 2nd song let him show off his vocals.  Chris was okay, kinda hoping he'd chose a slow song to vary from the rock one.  Elliott was by far the best vocalist tonight.  And I think Simon's just in a bad mood.


hmm...votefortheworst.com  has replaced Kellie with Taylor?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/02/06 at 10:12 pm

I thought that Katharine was a bit shaky on her first song...but she rocked on her second one.  Chris sounded great singing "Renegade"....but his 2nd song was so typical and too much screaming.  Taylor had me laughing on his first (with his suave dance moves), and his second was really good.  Paris was...eh, so/so...and Elliott was boring (he just bores me as a singer for some reason).  I think it will be down to Paris and Taylor.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/02/06 at 10:17 pm

Katharine I thought was pretty good especially on the 2nd song; Taylor's 1st song was fun but didn't show the vocals, the 2nd song was pretty good; Paris didn't do it for me tonight, I didn't like either performance really (she ain't no Mary J. Blige that's for sure); Chris's first song was great, the 2nd was so so; Elliot was so so and didn't stand out much.

Paris should go.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/03/06 at 9:43 am

I think it might be the end for Paris


I missed it :(  Anyone know where I can see it?  Legally, of course ;)


You can probably see clips of the show at the American Idol website :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/03/06 at 9:57 am


I missed it :(  Anyone know where I can see it?  Legally, of course ;)


who says it has to be legal?   ;)    if u wanted u could go to youtube.com   or myspace.com videos  People usually upload their videos sooner than the AI web site does



Paris didn't do it for me tonight, I didn't like either performance really (she ain't no Mary J. Blige that's for sure)


I think it was a dangerous move for her 2 pick that song....that's probably gonna send her home

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 5.19.86 on 05/03/06 at 10:18 am

I don't even watch this dumb show, but I wish someone would vote off that Katherine girl.  She's so annoyingly arrogant to me.  Plus, I never want the "Pretty People" to win, they get enough in life as it is.  Let some ugly person win or let that Chris guy win.  We have not had a Rocker win yet

Just end the show and name him the winner already.  I'm sure everyone will be satisfied

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Waterboy on 05/03/06 at 8:48 pm

who go kicked off

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/03/06 at 9:00 pm


who go kicked off



Paris.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/03/06 at 9:04 pm


Paris.


Just as expected.  This could very well turn into the guys' competition...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/03/06 at 9:06 pm


Just as expected.  This could very well turn into the guys' competition...


Yea right now my money's on Chris, Taylor possibly 2nd. Katharine 3rd. But we'll see what happens next week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/03/06 at 9:08 pm

who were the bottom 2 tonight?


I think the remaining 2 will be Katharine and Chris.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/03/06 at 9:14 pm


who were the bottom 2 tonight?


I think the remaining 2 will be Katharine and Chris.


Paris and Elliot.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/04/06 at 12:21 pm


Paris and Elliot.


I don't understand why Elliott is so unpopular.  He has such a beautiful voice and is so nice to listen to, but I guess it's just his looks turn everyone off.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/04/06 at 6:28 pm

Who woulda thought that Mandisa would not be in the Final Four?  I suspect that her fall can be traced to singing a Gospel/worship song.  Probably turned off alot of her voters.

I have to say that Paris matured alot over the weeks, as she got rid of the "cutesy cutesy" act.  I think that she has a great future ahead of her.  :)

Katherine looked genuinely surprised that she was not voted off.  I just noticed yesterday that she is a fairly BIG girl, I mean big boned, broad shoulders.  I wonder if she played on the girls football team in high school.

At this point I have no predictions as to the ultimate winner.  Anybody could take it.  Although I think Taylor is probably the weakest link, good as he is.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/04/06 at 7:58 pm

It's easily gonna be Chris and Katharine in the final two, I just know it

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/04/06 at 8:04 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/04/06 at 8:06 pm



I agree.



and that's a shame if that was the case....she was so talented!! :-\\


She was pretty good, I was surprised she went that early.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Skunch on 05/05/06 at 3:58 am

Idol SHUCKS!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/05/06 at 10:24 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/05/06 at 11:55 am


I downloaded some of Chris Daughtry's songs.  When i just listen to him I realize his shakiness is even more annoying.  Every time he sings- either rock or slow songs- his voice gets really shaky like he can't control it.  And then the other night I guess his voice almost gave out on him.  He could definitely use some more serious vocal training. 
Cuz while Chris is nice to look at, he's not nearly as nice to listen to as Elliott, if you just listen.  I still think Elliott is the best vocalist on the show, at least of the guys.  But I guess he just doesn't have the looks or charisma that people want....if he doesn't make it, I hope he at least gets a recording contract.




I admit, Elliott does have a nice singing voice...I think IMO, it is just that he picks really boring songs most of the time (songs that you just cannot wait until they are over).  I think Chris sounds nice some of the time, but I hate whenever he sings songs that sound all the same (rock themed), and when he strains his voice.  I really like Taylor...he is unique and even though he may not that the BEST voice....he has a good stage presence...and Katharine has a simply beautiful voice, and is very pretty overall.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/05/06 at 8:11 pm



I admit, Elliott does have a nice singing voice...I think IMO, it is just that he picks really boring songs most of the time (songs that you just cannot wait until they are over).  I think Chris sounds nice some of the time, but I hate whenever he sings songs that sound all the same (rock themed), and when he strains his voice.  I really like Taylor...he is unique and even though he may not that the BEST voice....he has a good stage presence...and Katharine has a simply beautiful voice, and is very pretty overall.


That's true, I guess he does pick a lot of bad songs.  But last week when he did "A song for you" it was awesome.  I think that's what he sang on his audition and in Hollywood. 
Katharine also is really good, when she picks the right songs.  (remember the christina aguilera song?  *shudder*)  Although I think everyone in the top 5 deserves a record deal, each a completely different style, for some reason I don't want Katharine to win.  I guess it's just I think it's time for a guy to win the competition.  But if the guys keep picking boring songs/ straining their voice/ acting too drunk, Kat might win after all. 

Actually it will probably boil down to the song they MAKE the finalists sing, you know the one that the winner gets to make their first single of that song.  That's how it works.  Season 3, yeah of course Fantasia's gospel rendition of "I Believe" would attract more people than Diana's sweet style.  And then Season 4, well who really wanted to hear Bo Bice singing "Inside Your Heaven" ?  That TOTALLY screwed Bo over last year, IMO

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/05/06 at 8:38 pm


  (remember the christina aguilera song?  *shudder*) 

Actually it will probably boil down to the song they MAKE the finalists sing, you know the one that the winner gets to make their first single of that song. 


They ought to have a Christina Aguilera night where they all have to croon a Christina song.

That would separate the wheat from the chaff pretty quickly.  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/10/06 at 11:09 am

Hey so what did you guys think of Elvis night?  Elliott definitely sang the best.  Taylor's first song was too cheesy, but did great with "In the Ghetto."  Chris was alright, I think his 2nd song was kinda dull though.    And Katharine......might go home   :-\\   Sorry, but "Hound Dog" is too cliche.  She could have done great with "I can't help falling in love", but she overdid it, actually making it boring....if that makes sense

Oh yeah, and Seacrest might go home too, after making that comment about Paula...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 05/10/06 at 11:19 am

It's going to be the new contestant, Hugh K. Ayers.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/10/06 at 11:22 am


Hey so what did you guys think of Elvis night?  Elliott definitely sang the best.  Taylor's first song was too cheesy, but did great with "In the Ghetto."  Chris was alright, I think his 2nd song was kinda dull though.    And Katharine......might go home   :-\\   Sorry, but "Hound Dog" is too cliche.  She could have done great with "I can't help falling in love", but she overdid it, actually making it boring....if that makes sense

Oh yeah, and Seacrest might go home too, after making that comment about Paula...



I dunno...I am getting really really bored with Chris and Elliott...they sound the same with every song that they sing....and both of their voices are very wobbly and annoying....Katharine might have had not the greatest night...but I still think she can outsing all of them....and Taylor...I thought did very well on both songs.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: HunkyDory on 05/10/06 at 5:41 pm

all i know is that Taylor is gonna WIN!!!!  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 5.19.86 on 05/10/06 at 6:09 pm

I hope that Katherine chick gets voted off already.  We need a Guy to win this thing.  Haven't the majority of "American Idol" winners been Women anyway?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/10/06 at 7:20 pm

I think the Chris guy should win, I can see him being quite successful moreso than the others. Katharine probably departs tonight.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/10/06 at 8:33 pm

Chris got voted out.  I mean what the hell?

Does the American public even know how the voting system works?  I thought for sure it was Katharine.  She was definately the worst of the 4 last night

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/10/06 at 8:34 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 5.19.86 on 05/10/06 at 8:53 pm

This crap show angers me to no end.  The majority of voters are annoying 15 year old valley girls who all Vote for their fellow arrogant valley girl (Katherine)

We all know the Grey Haired guy and that other Unpopular guy won't win.  I thought for sure that Chris guy would win by a mile.

I've been rallying for this show to get Canceled for 3 years now.  They should NOT allow America to Vote, because the Voters are usually Teenage Idiots with Agenda's

>:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/10/06 at 8:56 pm

I am so glad that Chris got voted off....I couldn't stand one more week of his typical rock sounding songs, always the same. Katharine had a bad night with her songs, but she is still the best singer on the show...I hope she wins!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 5.19.86 on 05/10/06 at 8:59 pm

::) Ugh..

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/10/06 at 9:06 pm


I am so glad that Chris got voted off....I couldn't stand one more week of his typical rock sounding songs, always the same. Katharine had a bad night with her songs, but she is still the best singer on the show...I hope she wins!


Chris and Kellie Pickler ought to do their own spinoff show, called Rockabilly

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 5.19.86 on 05/10/06 at 9:10 pm

Hopefully Chris takes up that offer to be the New Frontman for "Fuel"

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Echo Nomad on 05/11/06 at 12:08 am


all i know is that Taylor is gonna WIN!!!!  8)


Well I have a bias for Taylor since he's my age and our last shot of landing an American Idol. After that we'll have to run for "Sanctuary" (Logan's Run ref.)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Echo Nomad on 05/11/06 at 12:11 am


This crap show angers me to no end.  The majority of voters are annoying 15 year old valley girls who all Vote for their fellow arrogant valley girl (Katherine)

>:(


Yeah, when I tuned into the last couple of minutes to see who won tonight, I realized that the gal will most likely win the comp. This is because the voters only wants pop queens.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: BarbarianAlexander on 05/11/06 at 12:26 am

Elliot My boy!!! Wasn't he awesome last night? Taylor was good too. But i think Katherine should have gone home. Bad luck for Chris, now he can put a boxer briefs on his head and travel back home. That was very stupid to say. He's obviously a good singer but his voice is kinda shaky. I think the competition is very exciting now as the best three singers are still there even though Katherine is not doing her best right now. I want either Elliot or Taylor to win as they are totally natural singers. Taylor is very popular and moreover i don't think Chris's fans are gonna vote for Katherine. So either Taylor or Elliot.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 05/11/06 at 6:40 am

I've loved Elliott since day one!!! So glad he's in the Top 3!!! It's so deserved!!!

I don't like Chris, but I was surprised he got voted off. I was expecting to see Katharine go... she was my early favourite but lately she's been lousy (apart from that Cherry Tree song).

Taylor needs to GO!!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: HunkyDory on 05/11/06 at 6:45 am

katherine before taylor.....i think elliot should go ometime soon because the last one was his only good peformance

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/11/06 at 7:11 am


This crap show angers me to no end.  The majority of voters are annoying 15 year old valley girls who all Vote for their fellow arrogant valley girl (Katherine)

We all know the Grey Haired guy and that other Unpopular guy won't win.  I thought for sure that Chris guy would win by a mile.

I've been rallying for this show to get Canceled for 3 years now.  They should NOT allow America to Vote, because the Voters are usually Teenage Idiots with Agenda's

>:(


The Katherine valley girl crap is obviously not true.  She was the 3rd lowest vote.  Obviously there are a lot more people voting for these contestants other than valley girls.  The fact is, Chris began getting too arrogant.  With his stuipd "I'm so hot" looks into the camera and the dumb sunglasses Tuesday night.  He was started to believe his own hype and his head got too big.  Time for a reality check, Chris... you're not a star yet.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/11/06 at 8:19 am


The Katherine valley girl crap is obviously not true.  She was the 3rd lowest vote.  Obviously there are a lot more people voting for these contestants other than valley girls.  The fact is, Chris began getting too arrogant.  With his stuipd "I'm so hot" looks into the camera and the dumb sunglasses Tuesday night.  He was started to believe his own hype and his head got too big.  Time for a reality check, Chris... you're not a star yet.




APPLAUSE!! I totally agree. Chris had it in his mind that he was gonna win the competition...he was stunned that HE of all people would be voted off.  I don't agree with what people are saying about Katharine and the whole pop queen/valley girl thing....she is very talented, and when she sings bluesy kinda songs, that is when she sounds her best. I still think that out of the 4, she had the best voice...she just had a bad week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/11/06 at 9:28 am


The Katherine valley girl crap is obviously not true.  She was the 3rd lowest vote.  Obviously there are a lot more people voting for these contestants other than valley girls.  The fact is, Chris began getting too arrogant.  With his stuipd "I'm so hot" looks into the camera and the dumb sunglasses Tuesday night.  He was started to believe his own hype and his head got too big.  Time for a reality check, Chris... you're not a star yet.


Thanks, Bill.  You beat me to the point.
I don't see how anyone gets from this week's results that Katharine is the most popular.  Hello?  How many times has she been in the bottom 2?  
AND....from the results each week and watching the AI audience, Taylor is the one who appears to be the most popular.  I was thinking that Chris could have made it to the finals (although his shaky voice was starting to irritate me).  But I think his arrogant "boxer briefs" comment is what lost him a lot of fans.  
Now, we gotta think how Chris's ex-fans will vote now.  That, i don't know.  Some probably hate Katharine now for beating him.  Or some might have Katharine as a 2nd favorite, we'll just see.
Anyway, I hope we'll see Taylor and Elliott in the finals.  Who said Elliott had no other good songs?  What about "A Song for You" and "Moody's Mood for Love" and "If you really love me"    Yes his popularity went rapidly downhill after the beginning, but if he continues like he did this week, he may easily go to the finals.  If Taylor goes to the finals, he just might win, as he's so popular.  

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/11/06 at 9:34 am


The Katherine valley girl crap is obviously not true.  She was the 3rd lowest vote.  Obviously there are a lot more people voting for these contestants other than valley girls.  The fact is, Chris began getting too arrogant.  With his stuipd "I'm so hot" looks into the camera and the dumb sunglasses Tuesday night.  He was started to believe his own hype and his head got too big.  Time for a reality check, Chris... you're not a star yet.


Yea it's definitely not true, Katharine barely survived again. I'm surprised Chris got voted off because so many have said he was going to win, but him sounding like every other rock singer on the radio and his arrogance may have something to do with it. I thought he would have made it farther though. I think the Hicks guy is probably going to win now, but you never know.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Tanya1976 on 05/11/06 at 9:51 am


Well I have a bias for Taylor since he's my age and our last shot of landing an American Idol. After that we'll have to run for "Sanctuary" (Logan's Run ref.)


Hahhaha are you turning 30 this year too? I'll be right with ya.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/11/06 at 9:55 am


Yea it's definitely not true, Katharine barely survived again. I'm surprised Chris got voted off because so many have said he was going to win, but him sounding like every other rock singer on the radio and his arrogance may have something to do with it. I thought he would have made it farther though. I think the Hicks is probably going to win now, but you never know.


yeah at this point i'll be happy with whoever wins.  and that's another thing that bothered me about chris besides his arrogance was the fact that he does sound like any old generic rocker out there.  but if i had to pick a favorite, it would be Catherine.  she has a beautiful voice and a great stage presence.  I really like Elliot's voice and he's cute in a way i can't explain... And Taylor.. well I was really irritated by him in the beginning but he's kinda grown on me.  he has a great voice too  and he's a fun performer but I just don't seem him as the next American Idol.  WHo knows... but the end is near!!  I'm gonna miss this season, it's been a really good one.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/11/06 at 9:57 am




APPLAUSE!! I totally agree. Chris had it in his mind that he was gonna win the competition...he was stunned that HE of all people would be voted off.  I don't agree with what people are saying about Katharine and the whole pop queen/valley girl thing....she is very talented, and when she sings bluesy kinda songs, that is when she sounds her best. I still think that out of the 4, she had the best voice...she just had a bad week.


as always, you ROCK!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Echo Nomad on 05/12/06 at 3:10 pm


Hahhaha are you turning 30 this year too? I'll be right with ya.


Yep, only a few months before I can no longer be trusted!  ;D (To quote the old hippy saying-trust no one over 30)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/12/06 at 5:02 pm


as always, you ROCK!




Thanks! :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/15/06 at 12:06 am


katherine before taylor.....i think elliot should go ometime soon because the last one was his only good peformance



wait....so u want katherine to go home before taylor does, and elliott should also go sometime.....
hate 2 break it 2 ya, but those are the only 3 left      so now only one more person will "go home"  and then one person will win  ;)

so this tuesday is when they sing 3 ones- one they pick, one the judges pick, and one Clive Davis picks
hmmm....so this one could be REAL tough, as they'll all most likely do their greatest.....

....so katharine could possibly make it to the finals, but if she does i don't know that she'd actually win  (although the new song composed for the show could be biased towards females, like last year's song)      i'm thinking: if elliott goes home, his fans may like taylor more  and vice versa;  but taylor is so popular and knows how to please his fans (by giving them a balance of his crazy charisma and his smooth vocals) he just might win

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/15/06 at 6:40 am

I am hoping that the final two are Katharine and Taylor....if either one of them win, I will be happy! :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/16/06 at 8:51 am

well folks time to place your bets for tonight's episode.  who will be the best?  who will go home tomorrow??

i'm hoping it comes down to Catherine and Elliot.  If either one wins, I'll be happy.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/16/06 at 8:20 pm

WOW!! Kat and Taylor were amazing tonight! Let's hope we see them in the final 2. I think it is time for Elliott to go home.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 05/16/06 at 8:22 pm

Really?  I wasn't really impressed with Kat tonight.  I agree that Taylor kicked behind.  I think ALOT of it had to do with song choices.  What the heck were they thinking with Elliott & Kat's?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/16/06 at 8:23 pm


WOW!! Kat and Taylor were amazing tonight! Let's hope we see them in the final 2. I think it is time for Elliott to go home.


Yea I'm thinking Elliott will be gone as well.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/16/06 at 8:24 pm


Really?  I wasn't really impressed with Kat tonight.  I agree that Taylor kicked behind.  I think ALOT of it had to do with song choices.  What the heck were they thinking with Elliott & Kat's?




I am just very partial to Katharine...she's been one of my favorites since the start.  Her first song wasn't the greatest, but I loved her singing, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow".   I have been bored with Elliott for some time now.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/17/06 at 7:45 am

I agree.  Elliot needs to go now.  Taylor, as much as he irritates me sometimes, I have to admit he's a great performer.  Katherine is my favorite though. I really want her to win.  She did an amazing job on "Somewhere Over The Rainbow", but why did they make her sing "I Believe I Can Fly"??? I hate that song.  I loved that she stuck up for herself when they criticised her. She said "I didn't pick it!"

YOu know what REALLY irritates me??  How the judges lately have been saying that when they sing someone's song they're comparing themselves to that singer, like Whitney Houston or Mariah Carey or Ella Fitzgerald.  For one thing, the entire history of the show has been these kids singing other people's songs!!  If they don't want them "trying to be" that singer, then they're going to have to write original songs for them to sing every week.  And secondly, they're not trying to be that singer at all!  They're doing their own take on a song that they love.  Sometimes I think the judges don't know what to say so they just pull something out of their a$$.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Mr Tumnus on 05/17/06 at 7:56 am


I agree.  Elliot needs to go now.  Taylor, as much as he irritates me sometimes, I have to admit he's a great performer.  Katherine is my favorite though. I really want her to win.  She did an amazing job on "Somewhere Over The Rainbow", but why did they make her sing "I Believe I Can Fly"??? I hate that song.  I loved that she stuck up for herself when they criticised her. She said "I didn't pick it!"

YOu know what REALLY irritates me??  How the judges lately have been saying that when they sing someone's song they're comparing themselves to that singer, like Whitney Houston or Mariah Carey or Ella Fitzgerald.  For one thing, the entire history of the show has been these kids singing other people's songs!!  If they don't want them "trying to be" that singer, then they're going to have to write original songs for them to sing every week.  And secondly, they're not trying to be that singer at all!  They're doing their own take on a song that they love.  Sometimes I think the judges don't know what to say so they just pull something out of their a$$.



Are you the very same Bill who sometimes posts crazy and wacky random stuff?  Can't be surely?  :D :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 05/17/06 at 8:07 am


Are you the very same Bill who sometimes posts crazy and wacky random stuff?  Can't be surely?  :D :D
I was thinking the same thing ;)

I really don't care who wins at this point.  People complained about Chris sounding the same on every song, but who doesn't?  At least he KNEW who he was and didn't try to be something different (except when the judges told him to)  Katharine gets "sappy" on all of hers, Taylor sounds like Joe Cocker, and Elliott is just blah.  I guess it all just comes down to what you prefer....I've always been partial to rock.  If I HAD to pick 1 of the 3, I'd like to see Taylor win.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/17/06 at 8:10 am


I agree.  Elliot needs to go now.  Taylor, as much as he irritates me sometimes, I have to admit he's a great performer.  Katherine is my favorite though. I really want her to win.  She did an amazing job on "Somewhere Over The Rainbow", but why did they make her sing "I Believe I Can Fly"??? I hate that song.  I loved that she stuck up for herself when they criticised her. She said "I didn't pick it!"

YOu know what REALLY irritates me??  How the judges lately have been saying that when they sing someone's song they're comparing themselves to that singer, like Whitney Houston or Mariah Carey or Ella Fitzgerald.  For one thing, the entire history of the show has been these kids singing other people's songs!!  If they don't want them "trying to be" that singer, then they're going to have to write original songs for them to sing every week.  And secondly, they're not trying to be that singer at all!  They're doing their own take on a song that they love.  Sometimes I think the judges don't know what to say so they just pull something out of their a$$.




I know...I hate when they compare them to famous people. IMO, they DO sometimes sound better than the original performer. ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/17/06 at 8:36 am


Are you the very same Bill who sometimes posts crazy and wacky random stuff?  Can't be surely?   :D :D


no that's not me. it's my twin brother, Billoulodager.  he thinks me crazy.  i tink the lady doth protest too much!!

:-[

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/17/06 at 8:42 am

Well, Elliott sang great on all of his songs, but there was nothing spectacular like he did last week.  I think he was just too nervous and too tense, that's the problem.  Katharine's first and last songs were not that good.  The middle song was her only good one, but it was really great.  That's probably gonna get her to the finals and send Elliott home  :\'(   I voted a lot for Elliott, but i'm pretty sure he's not gonna make it.  
So if it's Taylor & Katharine in the final, I really hope Taylor kicks a**    He probably will.  Whatever new song they've composed for the contestants, Taylor will probably be able to handle it well, without making the excuse that he didn't pick the song.  

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/17/06 at 8:58 am

Have any of you purchased the new American Idol cd yet? I was just wondering if it was any good.  Maybe I will download it and sample it out.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Mr Tumnus on 05/17/06 at 12:02 pm


I was thinking the same thing ;)


I'm amazed.    :o  ;D :o



no that's not me. it's my twin brother, Billoulodager.  he thinks me crazy.  i tink the lady doth protest too much!!

:-[


Yeah right Billo     :) ;) :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/17/06 at 9:43 pm

Sadly, Elliott goes home tonight.  Although I wasn't expecting it to be that close of a percentage. 
Watching the top 3 visiting their home town made me really realize why I like the guys over katharine.  Taylor is all about the music and knows how to have a good time, but still knows when to be humble.  Elliott is so down to earth and also focused on his music.  Katharine was all about singing when she auditioned and in the beginning of the competition, but then I think she has gotten too concerned with looks and sex appeal.  Kinda like Chris was. 
I am soooo hoping Taylor wins!!!! 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/18/06 at 8:41 am


Sadly, Elliott goes home tonight.  Although I wasn't expecting it to be that close of a percentage. 
Watching the top 3 visiting their home town made me really realize why I like the guys over katharine.  Taylor is all about the music and knows how to have a good time, but still knows when to be humble.  Elliott is so down to earth and also focused on his music.  Katharine was all about singing when she auditioned and in the beginning of the competition, but then I think she has gotten too concerned with looks and sex appeal.  Kinda like Chris was. 
I am soooo hoping Taylor wins!!!! 




I know what you mean.  Elliott is such a sentimental kinda guy, he seems really nice.  Taylor is REALLY, REALLY popular...and even though I really like Katharine, I think Taylor is gonna win (which I would still be happy).  Taylor is your "down home" kinda guy....very down to earth, etc. while Katharine is from a HUGE city, more impersonal.  She does seem to have changed some since the beginning of the show.  Well, I wish them both the best no matter who wins! :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/18/06 at 8:53 am

I hope Taylor will win it, but if Katharine showcases her cleavage next Tuesday, I'd say she's pretty much won  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/18/06 at 8:53 am

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/18/06 at 10:39 am




Do you get the impression that she TOTALLY knows that she is really pretty? ???


oh yes, she definately knows.  Like that one night where she had a wardrobe malfunction ... um yeah, "malfunction" that's it.  It was all just an accident  ::)

Didn't she get like the highest # of votes that night? ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/18/06 at 7:09 pm

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Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/23/06 at 8:54 pm

I think Taylor is going to be the new Idol winner. He has such stage presence, a great performer! I LOVE Katharine though....man, they are both SO talented!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/24/06 at 5:59 am


I think Taylor is going to be the new Idol winner. He has such stage presence, a great performer! I LOVE Katharine though....man, they are both SO talented!!


Taylor was absolutely awesome last night, especially his last song!  They are both great and I'm sure they will both get record contracts regardless of who wins.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/24/06 at 10:41 am

I voted for Taylor like 80 times  :P  I really want him to win!

I don't think Katharine did so great last night... Her first song was only so-so, the 2nd song wasn't as good as last week's version. but it was still pretty good.  I think she's just relying on that song to save her, but it probably won't as her last song was imo horrible (for someone who's trying 2 b the new american idol anyway).  She was trying to make the song bigger than she could handle and was flat all over the place.  She finally realized she needed to tone it down by the end, but I think it showed that she has trouble with new songs.
Taylor was awesome though!  His last song was similar to katharines, but he knew how to sing it just right.  I can't wait til he records it. 
btw, have u guys heard any of his songs from his album "Under the Radar" ? (before he was on AI)  he has an absolutely great recording voice, and i use those songs to argue w/ anyone who tries 2 say Taylor is only an "entertainer" and "wouldn't sound good on cd"    whatever!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/24/06 at 12:30 pm


I voted for Taylor like 80 times   :P   I really want him to win!

I don't think Katharine did so great last night... Her first song was only so-so, the 2nd song wasn't as good as last week's version. but it was still pretty good.  I think she's just relying on that song to save her, but it probably won't as her last song was imo horrible (for someone who's trying 2 b the new american idol anyway).  She was trying to make the song bigger than she could handle and was flat all over the place.  She finally realized she needed to tone it down by the end, but I think it showed that she has trouble with new songs.
Taylor was awesome though!  His last song was similar to katharines, but he knew how to sing it just right.  I can't wait til he records it. 
btw, have u guys heard any of his songs from his album "Under the Radar" ? (before he was on AI)  he has an absolutely great recording voice, and i use those songs to argue w/ anyone who tries 2 say Taylor is only an "entertainer" and "wouldn't sound good on cd"    whatever!



Ya, I was totally impressed by Taylor...I think he is gonna win.  Do you believe that my grandpap, yes, I said my grandpap....voted 200 TIMES for Katharine?!!!??!  I couldn't even get in once for her, I had to text my vote...and he voted 200 TIMES!!!! :o :o :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/24/06 at 1:28 pm

TAYLOR'S VOICE WOULDN'T SOUND GOOD ON CD

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 05/24/06 at 2:28 pm

I heard on the radio that some website has posted that Taylor wins by something like 3 million votes.....  http://www.zabasearch.com/ai_stats.php

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sTrivMeister on 05/24/06 at 4:07 pm

I have a feeling Taylor is going to win tonight as well... I'm not sure why. I never imagined he would have been in the Final Two back when the season began, but he seems to have a large fan base pulling for him!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/24/06 at 4:49 pm

Taylor is going to win, he simply has a larger fanbase, I would be VERY surprised if he didn't win.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 05/24/06 at 5:24 pm

Taylor Hicks looks like he's 45 years old.  I don't know how he'll appeal to all demographics when he looks like someone my parents would pay to see in concert, not my 18 year old sister.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 05/24/06 at 6:04 pm

I liked Taylor from the get go. Katherine is good, but she doesn't give me the same chills that Kelly Clarkson does. She just doesn't have the same pipes.

If Taylor wins, I think he'll do better than Clay Aiken (I hope so)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/24/06 at 6:19 pm


TAYLOR'S VOICE WOULDN'T SOUND GOOD ON CD


http://theofficialsoulpatrol.com/music.html

This has some clips from the album he's already made.  I really like "Hell of a Day" 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 05/24/06 at 8:22 pm

My gaydar went off when I saw Clay Aiken.  Wow.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/24/06 at 9:04 pm


My gaydar went off when I saw Clay Aiken.  Wow.


He sure did look gay.  That hairstyle gave him away ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/24/06 at 9:05 pm

Taylor wins as expected.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/24/06 at 9:06 pm

Something else went off when Kellie Pickler came onstage.

Oh yeah...........  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/24/06 at 9:07 pm


Something else went off when Kellie Pickler came onstage.

Oh yeah...........  :P


You might need a change of pants? ;D


Taylor wins as expected.


I am glad he won

I wonder why there was no confetti.  In Idols of the past, I can recall lots of confetti when the winner was announced

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: bbigd04 on 05/24/06 at 9:10 pm


Something else went off when Kellie Pickler came onstage.

Oh yeah...........  :P


She's a hottie and hilarious, probably a fun chick to hang out with.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Echo Nomad on 05/24/06 at 9:11 pm

Score one for Gen X and 76rs everywhere! Wohoo! See,we have a few years left in us, even if we already have a few grey hairs!  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sTrivMeister on 05/24/06 at 9:20 pm

Wow... that's all I can say! This was the best finale yet to AI!!! So many memorable moments: Chris singing that amazing song with Live, Kelly taking culinary lessons from Wolfgang Puck, Elliott singing U2's "One" with Mary J. Blige, the Burt Bacharach medley and then Dionne Warwick singing "Walk on By", then topped off by the one and only Prince performing! Then to have Taylor win and bring down the house!!! It will be hard to top this one!!! Congrats to Taylor and best of luck to all of the other finalists!!!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/25/06 at 6:51 am


Wow... that's all I can say! This was the best finale yet to AI!!! So many memorable moments: Chris singing that amazing song with Live, Kelly taking culinary lessons from Wolfgang Puck, Elliott singing U2's "One" with Mary J. Blige, the Burt Bacharach medley and then Dionne Warwick singing "Walk on By", then topped off by the one and only Prince performing! Then to have Taylor win and bring down the house!!! It will be hard to top this one!!! Congrats to Taylor and best of luck to all of the other finalists!!!!




I agree...that was an excellent finale show! I liked the funny awards that they had, and it was classic when that dude was singing that Clay song, and then Clay came out singing it...it looked like the kid nearly pissed his pants!!! I didn't even recognize Clay with his new hairstyle and all!! :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Cafe80s on 05/25/06 at 10:15 am

Quite simply put the most over hyped & over rated show since Big Brother & both are the most annoying things about the 00s that i can't wait for to end.
Isn't everyone just about as sick of hearing about the 2 as they are of hearing about the Da Vinci Code movie. I purposely avoid everything to do with Idol or Big Brother like the plague & no matter how hard i try to avoid it somehow they always manage to shove it down my throat through comercials on TV & radio or billboards at shopping centres etc, i just can't get away from it. It can't be that great if they're that desperate to sell it to everyone that they come across like some kind of low rent drug pusher or desperate hooker. Come on buy into this, you know you want to, that's right be a consumer & follow, just accept everything that's put in front of you without a thought or any ridicule.  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/25/06 at 12:11 pm


Wow... that's all I can say! This was the best finale yet to AI!!! So many memorable moments: Chris singing that amazing song with Live, Kelly taking culinary lessons from Wolfgang Puck, Elliott singing U2's "One" with Mary J. Blige, the Burt Bacharach medley and then Dionne Warwick singing "Walk on By", then topped off by the one and only Prince performing! Then to have Taylor win and bring down the house!!! It will be hard to top this one!!! Congrats to Taylor and best of luck to all of the other finalists!!!!


Yeah I loved all the guest performances.  Except, I felt a little sorry for Katharine having to sing with Meatloaf.  He could not find the pitch to save his life.  :-\\ 
I too was wondering why there was no confetti or anything big.  I mean i'm so glad Taylor one, but once they announced it, it was like where's all the exciting visual effects?  oh well... at least he's finally broken the pretty pop star mold....

Although I wouldn't mind if he went back to this look:  http://www.oasisbar.com/new/images/taylor_hicks.jpg

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 05/25/06 at 12:47 pm

Well, Taylor won (as you all have already discussed). I am glad he did. He seems more genuine than any other American Idol. He just pulls off whatever is given him.

And what's this about Clay - I gotta see a picture of his new look. I wasn't able to watch the whole show last night, so I missed that.  :\'(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/25/06 at 1:30 pm

here's a link to the only picture I could find from last night's show. It wouldn't let me copy and paste it....so here's the link.


http://www.imdb.com/gallery/granitz/4795/Events/4795/AmericanId_Micks_8770749_400.jpg?path=pgallery&path_key=Aiken,%20Clay

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 05/25/06 at 1:44 pm


here's a link to the only picture I could find from last night's show. It wouldn't let me copy and paste it....so here's the link.


http://www.imdb.com/gallery/granitz/4795/Events/4795/AmericanId_Micks_8770749_400.jpg?path=pgallery&path_key=Aiken,%20Clay




Whoa, thanks!  :)

Yeah, that's a bit much..  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeeKay on 05/25/06 at 2:47 pm




I agree...that was an excellent finale show! I liked the funny awards that they had, and it was classic when that dude was singing that Clay song, and then Clay came out singing it...it looked like the kid nearly pissed his pants!!! I didn't even recognize Clay with his new hairstyle and all!! :o


I thought that bit was Clay was fabulous.  How great is that -- to give some kid a moment with his idol?

The show was good.  I can't watch it all the time but I'm glad I saw the finale.  I know it's super-hype but it's good anyway.  I like that it gives people a chance to take a shot at their dream. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 05/25/06 at 2:50 pm


I mean i'm so glad Taylor one, but once they announced it, it was like where's all the exciting visual effects?



I guess they were like "The old-looking guy won?  To hell with the confetti."

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 05/25/06 at 3:47 pm


here's a link to the only picture I could find from last night's show. It wouldn't let me copy and paste it....so here's the link.


http://www.imdb.com/gallery/granitz/4795/Events/4795/AmericanId_Micks_8770749_400.jpg?path=pgallery&path_key=Aiken,%20Clay


He looks like Yeardley Smith's long lost twin :o ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 05/25/06 at 5:09 pm



I guess they were like "The old-looking guy won?  To hell with the confetti."


The more old lookin' men, all the better...  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/25/06 at 8:42 pm

Mandisa kicked butt in a major way last night.  8)

In my opinion she is STILL the best vocalist of the bunch, hands down.  :)

I hope she gets some action out of all of this. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 05/25/06 at 9:33 pm


Mandisa kicked butt in a major way last night.  8)

In my opinion she is STILL the best vocalist of the bunch, hands down.  :)

I hope she gets some action out of all of this. 



True dat! ;)  She is one awesome singer...she got the boot WAY too early, IMO.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 05/26/06 at 1:10 am

Clay looked really weird... almost like a woman after plastic surgery.

Taylor winning was okay I suppose, not really bothered after poor Elliot got kicked out.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/26/06 at 11:26 am


Clay looked really weird... almost like a woman after plastic surgery.



I hear you there.  What kind of look was that?  Oddly reminds me of Pee Wee Herman, which I do not think is a look you'd want to have.  :-\\

Clay's "old look" was fine by me.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: star500 on 05/26/06 at 8:43 pm

Leave Clay alone....hey looked fine. >:( I thought he looked cute with his beatle-esque cut. He also gained a little weight in his face, which is a good thing. He just wanted a different look, that's all...nothing wrong with that!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/27/06 at 5:50 am


Leave Clay alone....hey looked fine. >:( I thought he looked cute with his beatle-esque cut. He also gained a little weight in his face, which is a good thing. He just wanted a different look, that's all...nothing wrong with that!


KUdos to the stylist of k d Lang who obviously had a hand in Clay's new style.  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/27/06 at 6:34 am


Mandisa kicked butt in a major way last night.  8)

In my opinion she is STILL the best vocalist of the bunch, hands down.  :)

I hope she gets some action out of all of this. 


I agree, she was my favorite.  She has an amazing voice and to hear her sing up there, she just sounded so much better than Katherine.  What a shame....

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 06/14/06 at 11:17 am

the other day on the radio i heard that four of the idol finals will be signing contracts with whichever label it is that produces the show (19?).  obviously elliott and katharine...chris...and ACE!  Ace?  huh?  what about my boy, elliott or mandisa or paris???????  ace???  i don't get it. :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wndysbg on 06/14/06 at 11:45 am


the other day on the radio i heard that four of the idol finals will be signing contracts with whichever label it is that produces the show (19?).  obviously elliott and katharine...chris...and ACE!  Ace?  huh?  what about my boy, elliott or mandisa or paris???????  ace???  i don't get it. :D


I think Ace is too much of a pretty boy to be taken seriously as a musical artist - IMO - he just has this constant "deer caught in the headlight look"

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 06/14/06 at 11:58 am


I think Ace is too much of a pretty boy to be taken seriously as a musical artist - IMO - he just has this constant "deer caught in the headlight look"


but he sure is a pretty boy!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/17/07 at 7:51 pm

I loved that one girl yesterday who sang with a Chewbacca like voice ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/17/07 at 8:02 pm

They're sure showing a lot of crappy ones again tonight.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/17/07 at 8:04 pm


They're sure showing a lot of crappy ones again tonight.


Seattle doesn't seem to be a breeding ground for talented singers ;D

"Oh baby I hear the blues a calling.  Tossed salads and scrambled eggs"

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/17/07 at 10:25 pm

I see this thread has already been bumped! ;D

Oh gosh...I just cannot believe some people! It's amazing to think that they ACTUALLY think they sound good.....for the love of God...the past two shows have been pathetic....seriously...some of these people really made me ill.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/17/07 at 10:26 pm

OMFG!!! AND...did anyone else think that they guy with the bulging eyeballs on tonight's show...seriously looked JUST like Brian Peppers? :o :o :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 01/17/07 at 10:36 pm


I loved that one girl yesterday who sang with a Chewbacca like voice ;D


It was the Cowardly Lion.  ;D


OMFG!!! AND...did anyone else think that they guy with the bulging eyeballs on tonight's show...seriously looked JUST like Brian Peppers? :o :o :o


I saw him and I thought the same thing.  :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/17/07 at 10:38 pm


I see this thread has already been bumped! ;D

Oh gosh...I just cannot believe some people! It's amazing to think that they ACTUALLY think they sound good.....for the love of God...the past two shows have been pathetic....seriously...some of these people really made me ill.


I was laughing at how some of them were crying.  I mean they think know they can sing, but when the Judges tell them otherwise, that's it.  They should all be fired ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/17/07 at 10:38 pm


It was the Cowardly Lion.   ;D

I saw him and I thought the same thing.   :o



I know some of these people are total freaks and stuff....but the judges can be SO mean to them. I mean...could you imagine someone telling you that you looked like a monkey with bulging eyes....while you auditioned for a talent show?  And...some of the contestants are just plain stupid. I mean, if I was standing there singing and noticed that the judges were either: laughing, turning their heads in shame, rolling their eyes, making snide comments, or anything else....why, why, why would someone just keep singing and think they have a chance? I would stop immediately and leave the room.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/17/07 at 10:42 pm



I know some of these people are total freaks and stuff....but the judges can be SO mean to them. I mean...could you imagine someone telling you that you looked like a monkey with bulging eyes....while you auditioned for a talent show?  And...some of the contestants are just plain stupid. I mean, if I was standing there singing and noticed that the judges were either: laughing, turning their heads in shame, rolling their eyes, making snide comments, or anything else....why, why, why would someone just keep singing and think they have a chance? I would stop immediately and leave the room.


In all fairness, that guy did look like a Monkey, but Cowell didn't have to tell that to his face lol

I guess these people think that if they keep singing, there's a slight chance of hope (aka no chance in hell) that the judges might grow to like it

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 01/17/07 at 10:42 pm



I know some of these people are total freaks and stuff....but the judges can be SO mean to them. I mean...could you imagine someone telling you that you looked like a monkey with bulging eyes....while you auditioned for a talent show?  And...some of the contestants are just plain stupid. I mean, if I was standing there singing and noticed that the judges were either: laughing, turning their heads in shame, rolling their eyes, making snide comments, or anything else....why, why, why would someone just keep singing and think they have a chance? I would stop immediately and leave the room.


I know, it seems like the judges are getting more cruel as the seasons go by.  I am embarrased for these people, I can't watch some of them.

If it were me, I would probably run out the door.  And, what's with the door.  I think they get a kick out of people trying to open the locked door, have you noticed that?  If every other person tries the door, put up a damn sign, or unlock it.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/17/07 at 10:43 pm


In all fairness, that guy did look like a Monkey, but Cowell didn't have to tell that to his face lol

I guess these people think that if they keep singing, there's a slight chance of hope (aka no chance in hell) that the judges might grow to like it





I just can't fathom the idea though that some of these people think they are wonderful....that they totally CANNOT comprehend otherwise. Like when the judges tell them that there is no chance in hell that they will EVER have a singing career...the look on their faces...I mean, it looks like someone just told them that they really aren't human...that they came from Mars. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 01/17/07 at 10:44 pm

Some people are lied to by people around them because they don't have the balls to tell the truth.  I cannot sing.  I mean, I can hold a tune, but there's no way in hell I'd get a record deal.  I especially cannot sing a capella.  Now, if I were to go onto this show and warble out some tune, I fully expect those judges to rip me a new one and tell me to go away.


This show has been on since what, 2002?  How can these people NOT know what to expect?  Simon insults them and they look surprised.  Don't be surprised, you bloomin' idgit. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/17/07 at 10:46 pm


I know, it seems like the judges are getting more cruel as the seasons go by.  I am embarrased for these people, I can't watch some of them.

If it were me, I would probably run out the door.  And, what's with the door.  I think they get a kick out of people trying to open the locked door, have you noticed that?  If every other person tries the door, put up a damn sign, or unlock it.



Yes they definitely are. I can't believe how cocky they are...really, all three of them. As soon as someone walks in the room....they immediately start judging them according to how they look....you can see it in their eyes...and the way that they snicker and roll their eyes, etc. Oh....and, I thought it was funny how Jewel was telling people that they couldn't sing...whenever, IMO...her voice is nauseating. :P

And yes...the whole thing with the damn door...for gosh sakes...put a sign on it...or allow both doors to be able to be opened from the inside...it's getting old. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/17/07 at 10:49 pm

I loved that Taylor Hicks wannabe who tried to put some hairgel on Simon's head, and the security rushed him out.  lol

If I was in that guy's shoes, I would have gone jujitso on their asses.  American Idol meets Mortal Kombat bishes

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/17/07 at 10:50 pm


I loved that Taylor Hicks wannabe who tried to put some hairgel on Simon's head, and the security rushed him out.  lol

If I was in that guy's shoes, I would have gone jujitso on their asses.  American Idol meets Mortal Kombat bishes



oh gosh..that's another thing that is annoying...I hate whenever someone comes on there and tries to either look like a past idol....or sing a song that the past idol made popular...that's so tacky.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/17/07 at 10:53 pm



oh gosh..that's another thing that is annoying...I hate whenever someone comes on there and tries to either look like a past idol....or sing a song that the past idol made popular...that's so tacky.


Totally tacky, like that one girl who sang "Jesus, Take the Wheel" or last year with that Clay Aiken wannabe.  I mean stop being a wannabe and be yourself.  And they wonder why the judges say NO ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/17/07 at 10:55 pm


Totally tacky, like that one girl who sang "Jesus, Take the Wheel" or last year with that Clay Aiken wannabe.  I mean stop being a wannabe and be yourself.  And they wonder why the judges say NO ::)



I know!  I hate when people can't be original....oh ya, and how about the girl who sang the Jewel song yesterday? I would feel so stupid standing there singing a song by an artist...who happened to be sitting in the room...especially if they bombed the song! ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/17/07 at 10:57 pm

They sign a contract before they audition, it basically says the show owns them and can use them in anyway it wants. Is it sleazy? yeah probably, most reality shows are lol. But it's fully all legal. These people should know what they're getting into, I think most of them do, they're just putting up an act to get on television.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/17/07 at 11:04 pm


They sign a contract before they audition, it basically says the show owns them and can use them in anyway it wants. Is it sleazy? yeah probably, most reality shows are lol. But it's fully all legal. These people should know what they're getting into, I think most of them do, they're just putting up an act to get on television.


Ya, I think a lot of them are....but some of them seem genuinely confused. :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 01/17/07 at 11:05 pm


but he sure is a pretty boy!

He sure got a purdy mouth!
http://www.inthe00s.com/smile/10/ylsuper.gif

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 01/18/07 at 8:50 am



I know!  I hate when people can't be original....oh ya, and how about the girl who sang the Jewel song yesterday? I would feel so stupid standing there singing a song by an artist...who happened to be sitting in the room...especially if they bombed the song! ;D


Yeah, or how about all the people who either sing Aretha, Whitney, Christina, or Stevie, etc. and think the judges are gonna love it, think it's something new and unique? Nope. 

Then one of the girls who made it through sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"...Ok.  Another Katharine McPhee......BORING!! Of the people we've seen go through I like the army girl from Tuesday, and yesterday's guy with the afro and the kid from India, but I haven't seen anything spectacular yet. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 01/18/07 at 10:39 am

so far, i think the only two with any real potential are the brother and sister.  the others may have appeared to bo good in comparison with the many who were not!!

some former idol info:
mandisa already has a single on Beth Moore's new CD, Beth Moore Presents Songs of Delivirence.
bucky covington has a cd being released on april 17th
katharine mcphee's cd is being released on january 30th
paris has a cd coming out but i've been unable to pinpoint the release date, somewhere between march and may!
kellie pickler's cd came out this past halloween
lisa tucker appeared on the nickelodeon show "zoey 101" as herself and is scheduled to be on again.  yes, she did sing in the episode!
ayla brown #13, just missed the top 12 released a cd in september 2006
patrick hall (one of the first to go from the top 24) released a single and is working on a cd
elliott yamin (my boy elliott!!) had dental surgery and let his hair grow out!  he is writing for sony and hopefully is also working on a cd.  he released a christmas song this year.
taylor hicks' cd came out in december

that's all i know!
and the real winner of last season, chris daughtry, is with his new band "daughtry," of course and is burning up the charts

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/18/07 at 10:41 am


Yeah, or how about all the people who either sing Aretha, Whitney, Christina, or Stevie, etc. and think the judges are gonna love it, think it's something new and unique? Nope. 

Then one of the girls who made it through sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"...Ok.  Another Katharine McPhee......BORING!! Of the people we've seen go through I like the army girl from Tuesday, and yesterday's guy with the afro and the kid from India, but I haven't seen anything spectacular yet. 



I agree...those are the only ones so far that I've seen that have potential.  I didn't like that one girl who was trying to be like Shakira...she should not have gotten a ticket to Hollywood. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/18/07 at 10:43 am


so far, i think the only two with any real potential are the brother and sister.  the others may have appeared to bo good in comparison with the many who were not!!

some former idol info:
mandisa already has a single on Beth Moore's new CD, Beth Moore Presents Songs of Delivirence.
bucky covington has a cd being released on april 17th
katharine mcphee's cd is being released on january 30th
paris has a cd coming out but i've been unable to pinpoint the release date, somewhere between march and may!
kellie pickler's cd came out this past halloween
lisa tucker appeared on the nickelodeon show "zoey 101" as herself and is scheduled to be on again.  yes, she did sing in the episode!
ayla brown #13, just missed the top 12 released a cd in september 2006
patrick hall (one of the first to go from the top 24) released a single and is working on a cd
elliott yamin (my boy elliott!!) had dental surgery and let his hair grow out!  he is writing for sony and hopefully is also working on a cd.  he released a christmas song this year.
taylor hicks' cd came out in december

that's all i know!
and the real winner of last season, chris daughtry, is with his new band "daughtry," of course and is burning up the charts



Daughty is getting huge, nice to see.  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/18/07 at 10:44 am


Daughty is getting huge, nice to see.  8)



I can't ever imagine listening to a song, let alone an album by Bucky Covington....I never could understand why he got as far as he did. I mean, Kellie Pickler is bad enough..but Bucky....please. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/18/07 at 10:47 am



I can't ever imagine listening to a song, let alone an album by Bucky Covington....I never could understand why he got as far as he did. I mean, Kellie Pickler is bad enough..but Bucky....please. ::)


I agree, never liked Bucky. I don't Pickler's music either. I don't really like Hicks either, my favorite song I've heard from the last season people is the current Daughtry song.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/18/07 at 10:47 am


I agree, never liked Bucky. I don't Pickler's music either. I don't really like Hicks either, my favorite song I've heard from the last season people is the current Daughtry song.



Nah, I wasn't crazy about Taylor Hicks either...I thought that Katherine should have won!  She's talented....and HAWT!! :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/18/07 at 10:48 am



Nah, I wasn't crazy about Taylor Hicks either...I thought that Katherine should have won!  She's talented....and HAWT!! :D


I do like Katharine, and yes she is way HAWT.  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 01/18/07 at 10:55 am



I can't ever imagine listening to a song, let alone an album by Bucky Covington....I never could understand why he got as far as he did. I mean, Kellie Pickler is bad enough..but Bucky....please. ::)


i could take bucky over kellie.  i really liked kellie on the show - her personality - even in radio interviews, but when she sings and there are no visual, it's not good.  i listend to the 30 clips on itunes and decided i couldn't even purchase one song.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 01/18/07 at 10:57 am

we're not big kat fans here.  my kids were glad that she was not at the idol concert we went to see in july due to illness.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/18/07 at 10:57 am


i could take bucky over kellie.  i really liked kellie on the show - her personality - even in radio interviews, but when she sings and there are no visual, it's not good.  i listend to the 30 clips on itunes and decided i couldn't even purchase one song.


I saw her singing on Jay Leno one night....and I don't know if you've ever noticed....but she does this strange thing with her eyes....constantly. She like raises her eyebrows and widens her eyes...seriously like every 5 seconds...it's very annoying. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 01/18/07 at 11:05 am



I can't ever imagine listening to a song, let alone an album by Bucky Covington....I never could understand why he got as far as he did. I mean, Kellie Pickler is bad enough..but Bucky....please. ::)


At least Kellie is cute.  LOL!!

Every time I saw Bucky I just wanted to cut his hair!!!  How I hated his hair!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/18/07 at 11:08 am


At least Kellie is cute.  LOL!!

Every time I saw Bucky I just wanted to cut his hair!!!  How I hated his hair!!


I know! Bucky just didn't fit in, IMO. :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/18/07 at 11:57 am


I do like Katharine, and yes she is way HAWT.  ;D


http://www.katharine-mcphee.net/gallery/albums/2007/abc/52.jpg

(click image to enlarge)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/18/07 at 12:23 pm


http://www.katharine-mcphee.net/gallery/albums/2007/abc/52.jpg

(click image to enlarge)


MEOW!! ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/18/07 at 12:26 pm


http://www.katharine-mcphee.net/gallery/albums/2007/abc/52.jpg

(click image to enlarge)


That is hot!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 01/18/07 at 6:27 pm

Hicks was my 2nd fave last year, but for his voice.  Not for the over-hyped gray hair and crazy attitude/dancing.  If you get the chance, you should hear "The Right Place" from his new album.  It is so soothing! 
And I sure hope Elliott will make an album sometime- he was the best voice from last year, IMO

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/18/07 at 6:30 pm


Hicks was my 2nd fave last year, but for his voice.  Not for the over-hyped gray hair and crazy attitude/dancing.  If you get the chance, you should hear "The Right Place" from his new album.  It is so soothing!   
And I sure hope Elliott will make an album sometime- he was the best voice from last year, IMO


I really liked Elliot's voice too

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 01/18/07 at 9:09 pm

Re: the judges comments......the truth hurts.  Sometimes, they need to hear it.  If these people want to make it in the music business, do they really think everyone they sing for is going to kiss their asses and tell them how great they sound, even if they sound like crap?  No way.  They are going to get the blunt truth.  If you can take it, suck it up and get some vocal lessons and get better, you're golden.  If you can't take it.....well, this job ain't for you.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/18/07 at 9:12 pm

Sometimes though Simon says things that don't need to be said, like way back in Season 1, he called one of the kids a loser because he couldn't sing, and Randy got really pissed off at that

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 01/18/07 at 9:18 pm


Sometimes though Simon says things that don't need to be said, like way back in Season 1, he called one of the kids a loser because he couldn't sing, and Randy got really pissed off at that



That is Simon's job on the show.  To be the a-hole everyone loves to hate.  Paula is the sappy sugary one and Randy is in the middle.  However, that is what people in the industry are really like.  They are not all Paula Abduls sitting there telling you that you did good, that you had guts and whatever other stuff her drunken ass says. 

If you don't want Simon insulting you, DON'T BOTHER AUDITIONING!  This show has been on since what, 2002?  If you don't know his schtick by now and you're all "How dare you say that me?", you aren't that bright and frankly, you get what you got coming.  Some of these people are so horribly atrocious that either everyone they meet lies for their sake or they are just unbelievably naive.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 01/19/07 at 1:48 am

From what I have seen of this year's crap, uh crop, is a bunch of people who don't know how to sing.  I mean, they don't seem to realize that singing is a skill and a discipline.  If you got up and sang that way in front of any high school music teacher, he'd tell you the same thing as Simon, just using nicer words.  If you want to go on American Idol, seek psychiatric intervention.  If you must give in to the sick desire to go on A.I., take voice lessons first.  Just a few will help a great deal!

At least that was my initial impression. 

What Professor Olbermann showed tonight suggests the whole thing is a schtick, an act, a hoax.  Those characters auditioned to be on both Howard Stern and Jerry Springer and didn't even make the short list. 
It's like the old Gong Show.  The fun was seeing contestants get the gong!
Furthermore, as with Jerry Springer, they've realized the more outrageous the clowns on the show are, the better the viewership, thus you get the parade of the horribles. 

You want singing talent?  Watch the opera on PBS!  Sheesh!
::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 01/19/07 at 8:21 am



That is Simon's job on the show.  To be the a-hole everyone loves to hate.  Paula is the sappy sugary one and Randy is in the middle.  However, that is what people in the industry are really like.  They are not all Paula Abduls sitting there telling you that you did good, that you had guts and whatever other stuff her drunken ass says. 

If you don't want Simon insulting you, DON'T BOTHER AUDITIONING!  This show has been on since what, 2002?  If you don't know his schtick by now and you're all "How dare you say that me?", you aren't that bright and frankly, you get what you got coming.  Some of these people are so horribly atrocious that either everyone they meet lies for their sake or they are just unbelievably naive.
It seems like Randy's been rather brutal this season as well.  Maybe Simon's rubbing off on him ;D

And, what the heck is up with Paula?  I was rewatching the first episode last night with hubby (the one with Jewel) and she was all over the place.  I don't think it was drunkenness, it was like she was tweaking or something ???  I agree there's more than Diet Coke in that big red glass, though ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/19/07 at 11:28 pm

I was just watching Jimmy Kimmel on TV...and he had those two guys (Kenneth--the one that Simon made fun of because of his eyes...and Jonathan--his chubby pal) on his show tonight. It was so funny...they were all dissing Simon. Then, Jimmy Kimmel made a proposition to both of them...he said that he is golfing at this celebrity outing this weekend, and he wanted both of them to come with him for the weekend and interview all of the celebrities as they enter the outing....they were both stoked!! :D ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 01/20/07 at 3:34 pm

I liked the indian giel and her brother who made it through.

Brother clearly has a better singing voice, but the sister has one ROCKING bod...  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/20/07 at 9:28 pm


I liked the indian giel and her brother who made it through.

Brother clearly has a better singing voice, but the sister has one ROCKING bod...  :P



she was what? 16? ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 01/20/07 at 10:31 pm



she was what? 16? ???


=o Girls my age can have rocking bods!? Right on!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/20/07 at 10:33 pm


=o Girls my age can have rocking bods!? Right on!



right...but you are....the same age, ya know?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 01/20/07 at 10:34 pm


I liked the indian giel and her brother who made it through.

Brother clearly has a better singing voice, but the sister has one ROCKING bod...  :P



Is there a human being with a vagina you DON'T think has a rockin' bod? 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/20/07 at 11:09 pm


I liked the indian giel and her brother who made it through.

Brother clearly has a better singing voice, but the sister has one ROCKING bod...  :P


Thoughts like those get you hot water.  Atleast wait two years until she's legal :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 01/21/07 at 8:50 am


Thoughts like those get you hot water.  Atleast wait two years until she's legal :D


I think she's 19.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 01/21/07 at 8:54 am



Is there a human being with a vagina you DON'T think has a rockin' bod? 


Well lets see.  I guess that Rosie O'Donnell and Bea Arthur ("Maude") would fit into that category. ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Cheetara on 01/21/07 at 2:35 pm

I love tuning in to American Idol.  I get a good laugh everytime I watch it.  The contestants are hilarious!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/23/07 at 10:24 pm

Katharine McPhee's new album available for sampling, it is awesome. "Over It" is the first single I believe.

http://www.vh1.com/artists/az/mcphee__katharine/1398994/album.jhtml?popThis=playIt(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 01/23/07 at 10:31 pm

http://www.nationalledger.com/artman/uploads/american_idol_rejects.jpg

These two went out and hired personal agents, but probably the agents sought them out, and made them sign on the dotted line that nine-tenths of your creative talent income, and nine tenths of of income from the profits obtained from ideas produced thereof. 

No, no, no, kid, YOU don't understand.  Without me yer nuttin.'  You should be grafeful you get 10%, with the more disreputable agents, you'll get chiseled down to 5%.
:P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 01/23/07 at 10:33 pm


Katharine McPhee's new album available for sampling, it is awesome. "Over It" is the first single I believe.

http://www.vh1.com/artists/az/mcphee__katharine/1398994/album.jhtml?popThis=playIt(



It's leaked already.  I've heard the whole thing....not bad.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 01/23/07 at 10:35 pm



she was what? 16? ???
No, I think she was 18 or 19....the brother was 17 and he was younger than she.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/23/07 at 10:36 pm



she was what? 16? ???


She was 19 and the brother is 17 I believe.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 01/24/07 at 10:25 am



It's leaked already.  I've heard the whole thing....not bad.


I don't remember this person. Then again, I didn't really watch American Idol last season once it got to the top 32 or whatever.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 01/24/07 at 4:40 pm


No, I think she was 18 or 19....the brother was 17 and he was younger than she.


I think the brother sounded really good... :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 01/24/07 at 7:27 pm

Hey did anyone watch Idol last night?  I only saw the last half but I really liked that guy with the long hair and long beard.  He's got a great voice.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/24/07 at 7:45 pm

There was this one real hot babe that just tried out. I think I found who I'm voting for.  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 01/24/07 at 8:38 pm

Who loved Ian Benardo?  I know I did.  How fabulous was that guy?!  He should have made it to Hollywood purely as a joke.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/24/07 at 8:55 pm

That one chick tonight was crazy.  She knew she couldn't sing, but still wanted to be the American Idol.  That was some scene she was causing outside the audution room ;D


Hey did anyone watch Idol last night?  I only saw the last half but I really liked that guy with the long hair and long beard.  He's got a great voice.


If he gets really far though, he's gonna have to shave all that hair.  He did have a great voice :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: tv on 01/24/07 at 10:32 pm

I actually watched American Idol because I am out of work temporarily until I go back on Friday(hopefully.)

Anyway, Did anybody see the girl that was so emotional after the panel(Carol, Simon, Paula, and Randy) rejected her. She must have been going on and on for while was it the pitch of my voice. She's like Simon you don;t understand and he was like yes I do. I myself had to flip the channel back and forth for 5 minutes because I was hoping each time I flipped the channel back she would get off the stage so the next contestant could come up but she was whining for 5 minutes. In my opinion, she would be good on broadway but a singing career I don;t think so. She even has been to Hollywood Simon said it didn;t work(her experience) in Hollywood 2 times. I think Paula or Randy said you would make it in Broadway. I hope she makes it on Broadway because she has the talent to do it after see her whining performance for 5 minutes.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 01/25/07 at 6:38 am


I actually watched American Idol because I am out of work temporarily until I go back on Friday(hopefully.)

Anyway, Did anybody see the girl that was so emotional after the panel(Carol, Simon, Paula, and Randy) rejected her. She must have been going on and on for while was it the pitch of my voice. She's like Simon you don;t understand and he was like yes I do. I myself had to flip the channel back and forth for 5 minutes because I was hoping each time I flipped the channel back she would get off the stage so the next contestant could come up but she was whining for 5 minutes. In my opinion, she would be good on broadway but a singing career I don;t think so. She even has been to Hollywood Simon said it didn;t work(her experience) in Hollywood 2 times. I think Paula or Randy said you would make it in Broadway. I hope she makes it on Broadway because she has the talent to do it after see her whining performance for 5 minutes.
That wasn't a "Broadway performance", that was "soap opera" (or bad porn) worthy ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 01/25/07 at 9:10 am

Did you see those 2 best friends at the New York auditions - the hispanic looking girls? One was fantastic! I love that classic song she sang too but can't for the life of me remember what it's called! It's the one that goes "I just want to be free, freeeee, freeeeeeeeeee". Anyone know the title?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 01/25/07 at 2:25 pm


Who loved Ian Benardo?  I know I did.  How fabulous was that guy?!  He should have made it to Hollywood purely as a joke.


Ha ha!  He's insane.  I saw him on "So You Think You Can Dance" but he was much more entertaining last night. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: tv on 01/25/07 at 4:48 pm


That wasn't a "Broadway performance", that was "soap opera" (or bad porn) worthy ;D
Yeah true it was a soap opera like performance but I feel lke she can make it on Broadway still. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: tv on 01/25/07 at 4:54 pm


Did you see those 2 best friends at the New York auditions - the hispanic looking girls? One was fantastic! I love that classic song she sang too but can't for the life of me remember what it's called! It's the one that goes "I just want to be free, freeeee, freeeeeeeeeee". Anyone know the title?
. I liked the one with the lighter hair better than the dairker haired girl's performance. The girl with the darker hair did "I want to be free, Freee".

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 01/25/07 at 4:55 pm

I didn't get to watch last night's installment in NYC, but it looked kinda whack from the previews I saw. I did see the previous night's episode which showcased Memphis. I felt really sad for the one guy who was a cheerleader (I think) and they said he was too showy (or broadway styled). That was a bunch of crap. I think all the people they saw after him probably made them regret letting him not pass through.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 01/25/07 at 5:31 pm


That wasn't a "Broadway performance", that was "soap opera" (or bad porn) worthy ;D


Speaking of bad porn...how bout that "Isadora" girl...    ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: loki 13 on 01/25/07 at 6:06 pm

I don't usually watch the show because the contestants always over sing. They try for a Joss Stone sound
and fail miserably. Even the ones who can sing change the way they perform. I only watched last night to
see one of the staff for WIP Sports Talk Radio in Philly . I watched the whole show and only got a glimpse
of the guy in the montage they did, he was the guy wearing the astronaut suit.

On a side note, I liked the girl who looked like she'll kick your a$$. She had attitude and lots of it.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 01/25/07 at 9:50 pm


Speaking of bad porn...how bout that "Isadora" girl...     ???

And you can distinguish the "bad" from the "good."
:P

Nobody watched the "Gong Show" for the people who did not get "gonged."  Simon Cowell just has a job to do and he's doing it.

Nobody is forced to be a contestant for "American Idol," they set themselves up for it.  So long as everybody's a consenting adult.

The one it was hard to distinguish if he was an adult.  Maybe that's an adult in his species.....and the other didn't look like he was capable of giving much consent. 

But I mean, that's what "American Idol" is, basically is a game show.  Cheap to produce, cheap to staff, and if you get a hit, you hit it big.  A.I. is exactly like other gameshows in production--only they show you the production.  What if Family Feud showed you all the familes that didn't make the cut?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/25/07 at 10:31 pm

I've been missing it because I've been at work.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 01/25/07 at 11:43 pm


I've been missing it because I've been at work.

And you'll forever feel a gnawing sense of loss!
:P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 01/26/07 at 11:19 am


And you'll forever feel a gnawing sense of loss!
:P


I've seen a few episodes, and I can guarantee that it's just like the past seasons... only less exciting and entertaining.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 01/26/07 at 1:27 pm


I've seen a few episodes, and I can guarantee that it's just like the past seasons... only less exciting and entertaining.


I agree....it gets more annoying each time.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 01/26/07 at 2:21 pm


I agree....it gets more annoying each time.


I think they realize the series lifespan is drawing to its terminus, so they might as well go for whatever they can get in sh*ts & giggles.  And Paula Abdul is either hitting the sauce, or she's got a brain tumor or something!
http://www.inthe00s.com/smile/11/confused5.gif

I think in the last season, Simon Cowell should have to be a contestant with Rosie and The Donald as judges!  See how HE likes it!
:P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 01/26/07 at 2:25 pm

There seems to be more and more "bad" contestants trying out every year, I guess that is their way of keeping the audience up. They figure people like laughing at the very bad contestants, and generally they're right.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 01/26/07 at 7:06 pm

Sarah Burgess (the dark haired girl who got thru to Hollywood) is the daughter of lady who cuts my hair.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 01/26/07 at 7:50 pm


Sarah Burgess (the dark haired girl who got thru to Hollywood) is the daughter of lady who cuts my hair.  :)


I hope she makes it far in the competition :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 01/26/07 at 8:14 pm


Sarah Burgess (the dark haired girl who got thru to Hollywood) is the daughter of lady who cuts my hair.  :)


Sarah Burgess (born June 7, 1970) is a puppeteer, actress and voice artist whose roles include Trixie on the television series LazyTown, the voice of Stingy for the UK version of Lazytown, puppeteer on the West End production of Dr Dolittle and has performed as an actress and puppeteer in many productions for the Little Angel Puppet Theatre in the UK. She is currently living in London

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 01/27/07 at 4:53 pm


Sarah Burgess (born June 7, 1970) is a puppeteer, actress and voice artist whose roles include Trixie on the television series LazyTown, the voice of Stingy for the UK version of Lazytown, puppeteer on the West End production of Dr Dolittle and has performed as an actress and puppeteer in many productions for the Little Angel Puppet Theatre in the UK. She is currently living in London


Different Sarah Burgess.  The American Idol Sarah is from Beaver Falls, PA.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/03/07 at 8:49 am


Sarah Burgess (the dark haired girl who got thru to Hollywood) is the daughter of lady who cuts my hair.  :)


I can't remember names.  What did she look like and what song(s) did she sing?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 02/04/07 at 2:44 pm


Different Sarah Burgess.  The American Idol Sarah is from Beaver Falls, PA.
???? the Sarah Burgess on Idol (unless there are 2 ???) is from Ohio, not PA ???  (she was the one who called her dad crying because she lied to her parents)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 02/04/07 at 2:49 pm

Leslie Hunt is the one whose cousin is dating my friend's brother so check her out.....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=704n6VoAU7w&eurl=

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Marian on 02/06/07 at 1:45 pm



Is there a human being with a vagina you DON'T think has a rockin' bod? 
LOL

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/13/07 at 11:28 pm

OMG you guys!! I LOVED the guys group that sang "How Deep is Your Love"  It was so awesome! I really like that Christ Sligh (the one who wants to make David Hasselhoff cry).

BTW, is it just me, or are they rushing the Hollywood clips this year? Tomorrow we already find out the top 24?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Jessica on 02/13/07 at 11:33 pm


OMG you guys!! I LOVED the guys group that sang "How Deep is Your Love"  It was so awesome! I really like that Christ Sligh (the one who wants to make David Hasselhoff cry).

BTW, is it just me, or are they rushing the Hollywood clips this year? Tomorrow we already find out the top 24?


They can't rush them fast enough. I'm assuming House is off for three weeks due to this damned show. :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/14/07 at 12:28 am

They do seem to be rushing them this year.

I was sad that that one blonde chick, Bailey got sent off.  She is very cute.  I remember her name is Bailey because I joked that now that she's axed, she can go back to Camp Swampy with Sarge ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Rice_Cube on 02/14/07 at 12:29 am

Did you catch the name of one of those girls?  I think her name was Sarah Verges...and she looked vaguely familiar to a student I used to teach :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 02/14/07 at 2:16 am

I have never watched A.I. 

I just wanted to post on this topic. I think I'll leave this thread now

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 02/14/07 at 2:16 am

Screw American Idol, it's messing up House.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Zoso on 02/14/07 at 7:33 am

Apparently Michael Jackson is going to be a guest judge, and do a performance for a Jacksons theme week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Jessica on 02/14/07 at 10:43 am


Apparently Michael Jackson is going to be a guest judge, and do a performance for a Jacksons theme week.


I hope they're keeping the young boys locked up then.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 02/14/07 at 11:15 am


I hope they're keeping the young boys locked up then.



You got there before me.  :(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 02/14/07 at 11:43 am

A.I. indicated it's time was through when the sicced the attack dog on the contestant.  It was a gag, of course, but the show "jumped the shark" a long time ago and I think they're just waiting for the clock to run out.  Jacko for judge?  Why not?  Nothing to lose!
::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 02/14/07 at 1:31 pm

I didn't like those two best friends who kept bickering and stuff, and that young blonde girl was stuck between the two. And then one of them had the nerve to say she wasn't there to flirt with the boys, when the night before their group performance while they were practicing, she "wandered" off into another room where a group of guys were practicing and she was totally flirting with them, leaving behind her best friend and the blonde to fend for themselves. I'm glad that b*tch didn't get through at the final cut, but I felt bad that the blonde didn't get through either. She could've made it, too!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/14/07 at 2:05 pm


Apparently Michael Jackson is going to be a guest judge, and do a performance for a Jacksons theme week.


But I thought it was 'American Idol', not 'The Swan' :D

That performance was so bad, the judges' faces dropped, literally

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/14/07 at 11:01 pm

Hey, I didn't get to see the show tonight. :( Could yall clue me in on what I missed?  Did Chris Sligh & that Indian kid make it?  What about that Gina girl?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 02/14/07 at 11:09 pm


Hey, I didn't get to see the show tonight. :( Could yall clue me in on what I missed?  Did Chris Sligh & that Indian kid make it?  What about that Gina girl?
Yes, yes and Yes :)  The top 24 should be listed soon.....

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 02/16/07 at 12:58 am

where's the talent this year?  last year i had definite favorites and same for the year before.  this year i like some better than others but no one is a stand out.  plus the didn't even show what happened to jenry and he was my favorite out of the auditions - or at least one of them.  i do like chris sligh.  i'm not sure if his sense of humor makes him sound better when he sings or if he really does have a good voice!  weird, it looks like such a motley crew - i guess we will find out next week!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/16/07 at 8:52 pm


where's the talent this year?  last year i had definite favorites and same for the year before.  this year i like some better than others but no one is a stand out. 


I know, I like a lot of the people but nobody yet has made me go WOW!  Just that one group performance I liked.  I think last year's batch had gobs more talent than this season.  Just think, if Carrie Underwood had been in season 5, I don't think she would have made it even to the top 5

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/16/07 at 8:58 pm

I like that Beatbox dude.  It'll be interesting to see if he incorporates that into his singing in the studio shows, and (if he makes it) the stage shows

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/22/07 at 5:34 pm

Ok so who do yall think should go home tonight? 

Of the guys I say Chris Richardson and that Rudy guy

From the girls, definitely Antonella (the one that BUTCHERED Aerosmith) and that Alaina girl who couldn't sing on pitch to save her life

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 02/22/07 at 5:44 pm


Ok so who do yall think should go home tonight? 

Of the guys I say Chris Richardson and that Rudy guy

From the girls, definitely Antonella (the one that BUTCHERED Aerosmith) and that Alaina girl who couldn't sing on pitch to save her life


This season semi-frustrated me already. Some of these people completely blew during Hollywood week and still got through over people who did very well. I guess we've always known this isn't solely about talent, but still, that annoys me.

I agree on Antonella going home. No real preference on the other. There were three performances I truly liked: Melinda Dolittle, Stephanie Edwards, and Sabrina Sloan. Lakisha Jones was also good but I don't quite understand the judges' reactions, as if she were the second coming of Jennifer Holliday. On a related note, how much are they pimping Jordin Sparks? While I agree she's talented, they were incredibly nice to her last night when her performance was a hot mess. She doesn't deserve to go home this week, but she definitely didn't do well. And then Seacrest asking how she can perform with such confidence - could it have something to do with the fact that she's participated in oodles of similar competitions before this and has more experience than some signed artists do at this kind of thing?

Guys - I'd say Paul Kim and Sundance Head. Chris Richardson's performance was passable (not great) in my opinion, and while Rudy's was incredibly over-the-top, it wasn't as bad as these two. Head wasn't even anywhere near the right notes most of his song, and Kim was bland and couldn't quite step it up. The four guys I liked were Richardson, Jared Cotter, Blake Lewis (my top of the night), and Phil Stacey (although I also think the judges gave him way more credit than was due.)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/22/07 at 6:28 pm

That one chick that sang "Brass in Pocket" should go.  That's not a good song to sing for a talent competition

I will be sad if Antonella goes home.  She is a cutie pie

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 02/22/07 at 6:30 pm

There's photos of Antonella sitting on a toilet taking a crap all over the web.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 02/22/07 at 6:44 pm


I agree on Antonella going home. No real preference on the other. There were three performances I truly liked: Melinda Dolittle, Stephanie Edwards, and Sabrina Sloan. Lakisha Jones was also good but I don't quite understand the judges' reactions, as if she were the second coming of Jennifer Holliday. On a related note, how much are they pimping Jordin Sparks? While I agree she's talented, they were incredibly nice to her last night when her performance was a hot mess. She doesn't deserve to go home this week, but she definitely didn't do well. And then Seacrest asking how she can perform with such confidence - could it have something to do with the fact that she's participated in oodles of similar competitions before this and has more experience than some signed artists do at this kind of thing?



I agree with you on those three girls.  I also liked Lakisha but I think I like Melinda the best out of last night's performances.  Something about her is so cute when she sings, although she picked a cliche Aretha song. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/22/07 at 9:00 pm

That one that sang "Brass in Pocket". How the heck did she stay in?  I thought she did the worst job of 'em all

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 02/23/07 at 4:14 pm


That one that sang "Brass in Pocket". How the heck did she stay in?  I thought she did the worst job of 'em all


I agree!  She did a horrible job with that song!  :P

I think they must've kept her for her looks!  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 02/24/07 at 4:53 pm

Well, on top of having her picture taken while she's taking a crap, I've now seen photos of Antonella Barba blowing some dude, and doing a soft-core type photo shoot at the WWII MEMORIAL.  Yeah, a memorial to honor those who served and died in WWII, and she's standing in the fountain in her panties and her hands on her breasts.  What a trollop.  Frenchie Davis got kicked off for doing topless photos, but this skank is still there?  WTF?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/24/07 at 10:54 pm


Well, on top of having her picture taken while she's taking a crap, I've now seen photos of Antonella Barba blowing some dude, and doing a soft-core type photo shoot at the WWII MEMORIAL.  Yeah, a memorial to honor those who served and died in WWII, and she's standing in the fountain in her panties and her hands on her breasts.  What a trollop.  Frenchie Davis got kicked off for doing topless photos, but this skank is still there?  WTF?


A *freakin* MEN...sister! I was just telling someone those EXACT words tonight at dinner!!!  That is SUCH a double standard....Frenchie got booted off for posing in lingere years prior to Idol....this slut does all this crap...and we still see her strutting around on the show...WTF is wrong with that?  I can't believe more people aren't bitching about that.  That pisses me off to no end!! >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 02/24/07 at 10:57 pm


A *freakin* MEN...sister! I was just telling someone those EXACT words tonight at dinner!!!  That is SUCH a double standard....Frenchie got booted off for posing in lingere years prior to Idol....this slut does all this crap...and we still see her strutting around on the show...WTF is wrong with that?  I can't believe more people aren't bitching about that.  That pisses me off to no end!! >:(


Is she hot? As long as you're hot, you're allowed to be naked on TV.

... According to Beth, the Disney channel has turned to this with Ashley Tisdale. =P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 02/24/07 at 10:59 pm


Is she hot? As long as you're hot, you're allowed to be naked on TV.

... According to Beth, the Disney channel has turned to this with Ashley Tisdale. =P



IMO, I don't think she is hot...but most shallow people would. Wait, what does any of this have to do with Ashley Tisdale....she's not hot.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 02/24/07 at 11:46 pm

Antonella's performance was absolutely terrible the other day. Seen the leaked photos, she looks like a crazy party girl. Her singing is really bad, she shouldn't have made the top 24 probably. She's alright looking, but something about her face looks funny, Haley Scarnato is way hotter.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 02/25/07 at 1:04 am

Forget all of the pictures of Antonella (they're not really official poses anyway, though I agree it was wrong for the Davis chick to get booted back when), she should be gone because her performance was terrible. This season has been one of the worst as far as talented people being cut during Hollywood week with weird ones making the top 24, and now the eliminations were just odd.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 02/25/07 at 1:07 am

I bet it was lots of horny guys voting for Antonella just becaose of those provocative photos.  Kinda like, if she can do it in those pictures, maybe she'll get wild on Live TV? ::)

It should be all about the singing.  She's not the best of singers, but you never know.  She could improve, but I doubt it.  She won't be winning Season 6, but in the off chance that she does, then that means the world is officially coming to an end.  lol

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 02/25/07 at 11:44 pm

So far my favorites for the guys are Blake Lewis, Chris Sligh, and Phil Stacy.  8)

For girls, Jordin Sparks and that Gina girl.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/01/07 at 4:07 pm

Well hopefully Antonella will get booted tonight?  She once again did a horrible performance, and hopefully whoever voted for last week's losers (who were still better than Antonella and Alaina) will vote for someone good.  Like Melinda

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/01/07 at 4:10 pm


Well hopefully Antonella will get booted tonight?  She once again did a horrible performance, and hopefully whoever voted for last week's losers (who were still better than Antonella and Alaina) will vote for someone good.  Like Melinda


I agree.

Melinda did a fabulous job last night!  I think she'll go far!  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/01/07 at 5:04 pm

Antonella should get the boot tonight.  She wasn't all that good, but if by some miracle she gets to stay, it's obvious that she got votes from guys who saw those pics of her on the net ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 03/01/07 at 6:15 pm


Antonella should get the boot tonight.  She wasn't all that good, but if by some miracle she gets to stay, it's obvious that she got votes from guys who saw those pics of her on the net ::)


Did you see the one of her on the commode?  Classy lady!
:P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/01/07 at 6:39 pm


Did you see the one of her on the commode?  Classy lady!
:P


Yes.  That was some serious sh*t! :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/01/07 at 7:42 pm

:o Kellie Pickler looks like she had an "enhancement" since I last saw her.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/01/07 at 7:45 pm


:o Kellie Pickler looks like she had an "enhancement" since I last saw her.


Yes, she is looking more luscious than ever.  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/01/07 at 7:47 pm

Stupid Sanjaya got voted through again, he's TERRIBLE!  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/01/07 at 7:48 pm

Whew!  For a while I thought that Vagina  Sanjaya was going to get voted off.  Glad to see he made it thru.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/01/07 at 7:59 pm


Stupid Sanjaya got voted through again, he's TERRIBLE!  ::)


He was terrible yes.  Hopefully his voice will improve

And how the heck did that Antonella Toilet chick not get voted off?  I am all confuzzled

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/01/07 at 8:02 pm

Antonella is still there?  I can't understand why, especially after they booted Frenchie Davis for doing far less.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/01/07 at 8:04 pm


Antonella is still there?  I can't understand why, especially after they booted Frenchie Davis for doing far less.


I bet alot of lonely horny teenagers who pleasure themselves to those see thru pics of her, probably voted like crazy just to keep her in.  It should be about singing, not about taking dumps in see thru shirts

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 03/01/07 at 9:44 pm


I bet alot of lonely horny teenagers who pleasure themselves to those see thru pics of her, probably voted like crazy just to keep her in.  It should be about singing, not about taking dumps in see thru shirts


I'd like to state that just because I'm a horny, lonely teenager doesn't mean that I have voted for her.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/01/07 at 10:11 pm


I'd like to state that just because I'm a horny, lonely teenager doesn't mean that I have voted for her.


Ah come on.  You voted for her atleast 100 times ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/01/07 at 10:29 pm

Hey, I missed the show tonight. Who went home?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/01/07 at 10:31 pm


Hey, I missed the show tonight. Who went home?


Alaina and Leslie, Nick and AJ.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/02/07 at 10:02 am

I'm glad those two very annoying girls left. I know Antonella has been crap two weeks in a row but I'm holding out for her still. Her audition was amazing you gotta admit.

Lakeisha has got me all in love with Midnight Train To Georgia all over again! And for the guys... Chris Richardson did a great job with Geek In Pink!

Gutted that AJ went so soon! And Sanjaya's performance was freaky - very Michael Jackson like - which in this day and age isn't good. He even sounds like him which creeps me out.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/02/07 at 1:20 pm

People aren't voting for the best singers that's for sure.  All of Jersey must be calling in for Antonella.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/03/07 at 5:20 pm

There's a chance Antonella could improve, so she should be very lucky that America is giving her more chances

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/03/07 at 6:43 pm

I hope Kellie doesn't think the boob job is going to help her "career".

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/03/07 at 8:41 pm


I hope Kellie doesn't think the boob job is going to help her "career".


Depends .. if her singing career ever flops, maybe Heff will be knocking on her door :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/05/07 at 7:48 pm


People aren't voting for the best singers that's for sure.  All of Jersey must be calling in for Antonella.


they are and i'm so embarrassed since that's where i am!  :-[

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 03/05/07 at 9:15 pm


People aren't voting for the best singers that's for sure.  All of Jersey must be calling in for Antonella.
Jersey and every male who's seen the pictures ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/06/07 at 7:14 pm

Looks like Vagina Sanjaya turned in a weak performance tonight.  Even Paula could only come up with some lame-o comment.  My money says he;s going soon.  Looks like he ironed his hair this week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/06/07 at 9:04 pm

I missed it tonight.  I didn't think Sanjaya would be any better.  IF he doesn't get voted out on Thursday, then the voting must be rigged or something.

Either that, or that smokin' hot sister of his turned on the charm and got millions to vote for him ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/07/07 at 9:28 am

Sanjaya doing that hula'ing is gonna lose him thousands of votes! He really is a bit creepy. First with his Jackson impersonation last week and now this.

Jarod reminded me of either Carlton Banks or that guy from In Living Color.  ;D

Poor week for the boys.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/07/07 at 12:45 pm


Jarod reminded me of either Carlton Banks or that guy from In Living Color.  ;D


If he stays in, maybe next week, he'll do a Tom Jones song :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/07/07 at 4:51 pm

Sanjaya was not good at all.....and omg Sundance's trying to sing PearlJam was just appalling

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/07/07 at 7:53 pm


I missed it tonight.  I didn't think Sanjaya would be any better.  IF he doesn't get voted out on Thursday, then the voting must be rigged or something.

Either that, or that smokin' hot sister of his turned on the charm and got millions to vote for him ;D


Oh yeah his sister, I almost forgot.  Dawg, she was fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiine.  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/07/07 at 8:02 pm


Oh yeah his sister, I almost forgot.  Dawg, she was fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiine.  :P


Shame on you for forgetting ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/07/07 at 11:00 pm

I sure hope Antonella and Haley go home tomorrow night.  They are TOTALLY out of the league

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/07/07 at 11:14 pm


I sure hope Antonella and Haley go home tomorrow night.  They are TOTALLY out of the league


I wouldn't mind seeing Antonella and Gina be the ones to go, but I won't be too disappinted if it's Hailey who leaves either. None of those three has been impressing me at all.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/08/07 at 12:06 am

Antonella is the type of singer, who can sing, just not well.  You could listen to her sing karaoke, but you wouldn't waste money to buy her CD.  She definately needs to go.  If she hasn't improved by now, she never will

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/08/07 at 7:15 am

Antonella is actually gone tonight finally.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/08/07 at 7:53 pm


Antonella is actually gone tonight finally.


GREAT!  That means we will not have to wait much longer for her to do a spread in Playboy.  ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/08/07 at 7:56 pm

Sundance lost to Vagina Sanjaya?  This is unbelievable.  >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/08/07 at 7:58 pm


Sundance lost to Vagina Sanjaya?  This is unbelievable.  >:(


I know.  What a shocker

Cowell was right.  The volume must've been turned down on people's TV sets.  How the heck did Sangaya not get voted out?  He should have been axed last week

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/08/07 at 8:02 pm

I don't mind seeing Sundance and Antonella leave, but I do not understand the other two eliminations at all. I thought Sabrina was one of the better singers in the competition, and although Jared needed to work on getting more of the "it factor" going, he was also very competent. I'm sorry to see those two taking such early leaves.

Haley and Gina beat out Sabrina? That just ain't right.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/08/07 at 8:05 pm

Sanjaya made it, that totally sucks.  :P  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/08/07 at 8:07 pm

Antonella the Skank is going home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Now she can do that photo spread where she's humping the Challenger Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/08/07 at 11:11 pm

You could say I'm 50% satisfied..... The people I wanted to leave were Antonella & Haley, Sanjaya & Sundance.  I wasn't wild about Jared or Sabrina, but they still deserved the top 12 more than the ones who beat them.  I could have sworn it would be Sanjaya going home between him & Sundance, but hopefully he'll be out by next week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: tv on 03/09/07 at 12:54 am


Antonella the Skank is going home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Now she can do that photo spread where she's humping the Challenger Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. 
The racier photo's were not of her it was somebody that looked someting like her. The less racier photo's were here but were for her boyfriend. I live in Jersey myself(the same state that Antoinella lives in) and from the newspaper articles I have been reading she's very upset about every one of those photo's being leaked.

As to why Frenchie got kicked off she posed openly Antoinella somebody went into her computer and got the photo's. There's a difference I think. I haven't seen the photo's but thats the info I got from just reading the Star Ledger(a New Jersey Paper.)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/09/07 at 1:01 am


The racier photo's were not of her it was somebody that looked someting like her. The less racier photo's were here but were for her boyfriend. I live in Jersey myself(the same state that Antoinella lives in) and from the newspaper articles I have been reading she's very upset about every one of those photo's being leaked.






I wasn't talking about the photos of the lookalike giving a BJ.  I am well aware they are not her.  She's a skank because she was taking soft-core shots in the WWII MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN like a jackass.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/09/07 at 1:05 am

And if she's pissed they're being leaked, well then maybe she shouldn't be taking them and not keeping them where SHE knows they are.  Trust no one but yourself with nude or semi-nude photos.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: tv on 03/09/07 at 1:16 am


And if she's pissed they're being leaked, well then maybe she shouldn't be taking them and not keeping them where SHE knows they are.  Trust no one but yourself with nude or semi-nude photos.
I don't think she knew that the photo's were going to get leaked but I do think she should have kept them in a sfae place where only she knew where they were. Your right trust no one but yourself with nude or semi-nude photo's. I mean like I said they were for her boyfriend and I guess she was e-mailing them to her boyfriend and somebody just went into her computer.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/09/07 at 6:56 am

Sanjaya and Hayley should not be in there!!!

Jared had to go and Antonella's time was up.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/09/07 at 11:24 am

I still loved the look on Sanjaya's face when he was sitting within the Top 12 while Paula was questioning the voting.  He looked like he was thinking "What the hell am I doing here? I should be the one going home"

And the look on Antonella's face.  You could tell that she knew she was the one getting the axe.  Now she'll have plenty of pooping time ;D



Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/09/07 at 11:28 am


I still loved the look on Sanjaya's face when he was sitting within the Top 12 while Paula was questioning the voting.  He looked like he was thinking "What the hell am I doing here? I should be the one going home"

And the look on Antonella's face.  You could tell that she knew she was the one getting the axe.  Now she'll have plenty of pooping time ;D






lol I recorded it.  ;D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XngMfPD9YC4

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/11/07 at 12:19 pm


I don't mind seeing Sundance and Antonella leave, but I do not understand the other two eliminations at all. I thought Sabrina was one of the better singers in the competition, and although Jared needed to work on getting more of the "it factor" going, he was also very competent. I'm sorry to see those two taking such early leaves.

Haley and Gina beat out Sabrina? That just ain't right.


I totally agree with you, Andrew!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 03/11/07 at 6:17 pm


I don't mind seeing Sundance and Antonella leave, but I do not understand the other two eliminations at all. I thought Sabrina was one of the better singers in the competition, and although Jared needed to work on getting more of the "it factor" going, he was also very competent. I'm sorry to see those two taking such early leaves.

Haley and Gina beat out Sabrina? That just ain't right.



I liked Sabrina too but I thought she got a little cocky with that En Vogue song... Don't Let Go.  The song actually has lyrics but she decided to rely on her big voice and only sing the intro and the chorus... if she had done the actual song (not just the "hook") she'd probably still be there

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/14/07 at 9:18 am

Why did no-one do Diana's best song Chain Reaction??? That so would've livened up an otherwise boring Top 12 premiere.


Lakisha / Jordin / Melinda - love them in that order.

Chris Richardson - great performer, loved it but vocals a little weak... I can see past that though.

Phil is finally starting to impress me.

Sanjaya? Oh my oh my... 2 earrings no less. That boy is way out of his depth.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/14/07 at 10:30 am

I was a big fan of Melinda's performance. I thought Lakisha also delivered a solid one. I thought Jordin was good but is being pimped by the judges. I don't mean she's not capable of delivering as good a performance as Melinda and Lakisha, I think she is, but I don't think that particular one was it.

I was actually surprised by Blake. I agree that he didn't need to change the arrangement around, but I actually dug it pretty well. Plus, he gets props from me for picking one of the three songs that I thought should come up in a competition like this. ("You Keep Me Hanging On" - the other two were "Missing You," which Haley picked but just couldn't use to her advantage, and "Remember Me," which went under the radar.)

I thought Chris R's vocals were way shaky, but I liked his song choice. I definitely wouldn't have expected someone to be rockin' "The Boss." If he can get his vocals together with that kind of song, he could be an awesome performer.

I think Sanjaya was easily, easily the worst performance of the night. It was just a hot mess. The boy is outclassed several times over. I actually fear that it might be someone who gave a weakish unremarkable performance, like Brandon or Chris S, who ends up leaving, though. I don't actually like Chris S that much, but the sooner Sanjaya goes, the better. I liked Blake last night, but he also might be in that dangerous position of his performance not being good enough that people voted for him because of that, but not bad enough that people voted for him because they were scared he'd lose out, although admittedly I showed him some voting love.

Disappointment of the night: Diana showing such restraint and tact and class. Okay, I guess it's nice to see she can present herself well to the public, but I would have loved to see her go diva on Sanjaya or someone who was screwing up her song.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/14/07 at 10:50 am


I was a big fan of Melinda's performance.


I would've been a fan but the last 2 lines / notes at the end were a bit off. Not heard the original from The Wiz, but when I've heard other people sing it they normally hit much higher notes at the end. It just finished abruptly for me.

I can appreciate Blake's twist on the song but it came out sounding too out of sync.


Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/14/07 at 5:43 pm

Brandon, Haylie, Chris S? maybe in the bottom 3. Sanjaya looks to be safe again according to the DialIdol stats.  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/14/07 at 5:50 pm

I bet Brandon will be the one to go, though Chris wasn't all that good either.  But they just had one off night.  I hope that Blake dude gets far.  That beatbox is a real talent

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/14/07 at 5:50 pm


I bet Brandon will be the one to go, though Chris wasn't all that good either.  But they just had one off night.  I hope that Blake dude gets far.  That beatbox is a real talent


Yeah my money is on Brandon leaving tonight.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/14/07 at 6:24 pm


Yeah my money is on Brandon leaving tonight.


As much as I'd like to see Sangina go tonight, I agree it likely would be Brandon.  He got the moves but absolutely no voice.  :-\\

By the way Ms. Doolittle was simply fantastic.  In her own league.  Diana Ross had to be in awe of that performance.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/14/07 at 7:07 pm


Brandon, Haylie, Chris S? maybe in the bottom 3. Sanjaya looks to be safe again according to the DialIdol stats.  :P


What??? Why the **** are people voting for Sanjaya???  I mean sure I wouldn't mind seeing Brandon go but...

GO HOME SANJAYA!!! GO HOME! GO HOME! GO HOME!!!!!!  >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 03/14/07 at 7:09 pm

I enjoyed Melinda and Lakisha's performances the most.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/14/07 at 7:10 pm


What??? Why the **** are people voting for Sanjaya???  I mean sure I wouldn't mind seeing Brandon go but...

GO HOME SANJAYA!!! GO HOME! GO HOME! GO HOME!!!!!!  >:(


I wish I knew, I guess every year there's someone that sucks that for some reason people like to keep in a while.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/14/07 at 8:24 pm


I wish I knew, I guess every year there's someone that sucks that for some reason people like to keep in a while.


Vote for the worst certainly doesn't help  >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/14/07 at 8:29 pm

Well, I guess dialidol wasn't quite accurate but GODDAMMIT SANJAYA WAS SO CLOSE TO GOING HOME!!!!!  >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/14/07 at 8:33 pm

I wanna know who keeps voting for Sanjaya, so I can give them all a thrash beating.  Good singers with an off-night keep going home, where Sanjaya who has off-nights every night gets to stay.  The voting must be rigged

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/14/07 at 8:37 pm


Well, I guess dialidol wasn't quite accurate but GODDAMMIT SANJAYA WAS SO CLOSE TO GOING HOME!!!!!  >:(


Well hopefully that means he goes next week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/14/07 at 10:18 pm

I couldn't watch. I saw that Phil and Brandon were in the bottom 3 - I take it based on this discussion that Sanjaya was bottom 2 but survived - I'd assume Brandon went home? Also, what did Diana Ross sing? Thanks in advance.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 03/14/07 at 11:15 pm


I hope that Blake dude gets far.  That beatbox is a real talent


Me too!  He's my favorite of them all.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/14/07 at 11:22 pm


I couldn't watch. I saw that Phil and Brandon were in the bottom 3 - I take it based on this discussion that Sanjaya was bottom 2 but survived - I'd assume Brandon went home? Also, what did Diana Ross sing? Thanks in advance.


Brandon went home yes.  Diana sang a cover of Stevie Wonder's "More Today than Yesterday"

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/15/07 at 6:11 am

The voting must be rigged


Ah someone who knows all about the power of rigging! Phone votes are what keeps Idol alive and in business. Anyone who thinks there's no funny business going on is sadly mistaken. Idol loves to create drama and get people talking in the workplace the next day - that's what entertainment is all about. Plus seeing your favourite in the bottom 3 will surely make you vote more the week after = $$$

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 03/15/07 at 9:17 am


Vote for the worst certainly doesn't help  >:(
Howard Stern's been urging his listeners to vote for Sanjaya as well, in order to prove the point that the AI train has run its course....

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/15/07 at 10:07 am


Howard Stern's been urging his listeners to vote for Sanjaya as well, in order to prove the point that the AI train has run its course....


Really?  I didn't know that.  Ha Ha!! ;D ;D

Howard's fan will do anything.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 03/15/07 at 11:11 am


Really?  I didn't know that.  Ha Ha!! ;D ;D

Howard's fan will do anything.
I heard about it on the Today show this morning.  I'm tempted to tune in to Howard on my Sirius just to see what he's saying about it ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/15/07 at 12:18 pm


Howard Stern's been urging his listeners to vote for Sanjaya as well, in order to prove the point that the AI train has run its course....


That explains why Sanjaya is still in there ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 03/15/07 at 4:51 pm


I heard about it on the Today show this morning.  I'm tempted to tune in to Howard on my Sirius just to see what he's saying about it ;D


They're just trying to screw with the show.  They found this website http://www.votefortheworst.com/ and decided to join in.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/15/07 at 9:57 pm

I predict that next week will be Sangina's last week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/15/07 at 9:58 pm


Howard Stern's been urging his listeners to vote for Sanjaya as well, in order to prove the point that the AI train has run its course....


I wonder if Simon heard that and thats why he made that statement that if Sanjaya wins he's quitting American Idol.  I think although Sanjaya's been on too long he probly wouldn't last that much longer.  Remember "Chicken Little" last year?

Speaking of Simon, didn't yall just love his & Ryan Seacrest's catfight?  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/15/07 at 10:16 pm

Ryan Seacrest is gayer than Liberace's underwear.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/17/07 at 7:03 am

okay, sanjaya is not my favorite, but he is the favorite of my two children (girl - almost 13, boy - 10 1/2).  I think his fans are the ones who loved his audition and they are waiting for that sanjaya to return.  up until last week i thought he had it in him, but i'mlosing faith.  he really does have a very good voice and he is able to control pitch at such a low volume.  i actually loved his performance of "steppin' out with my baby." 

i also don't think vote for the worst or hoawrd stern can have so much of an impact.  i mean, if you hate the show that much are you going to waste every tuesday night voting for two hours??  maybe people with nothing better to do, but i can't imagine hordes of people doing it.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/17/07 at 8:44 am


okay, sanjaya is not my favorite, but he is the favorite of my two children (girl - almost 13, boy - 10 1/2).  I think his fans are the ones who loved his audition and they are waiting for that sanjaya to return.  up until last week i thought he had it in him, but i'mlosing faith.  he really does have a very good voice and he is able to control pitch at such a low volume.  i actually loved his performance of "steppin' out with my baby." 

i also don't think vote for the worst or hoawrd stern can have so much of an impact.  i mean, if you hate the show that much are you going to waste every tuesday night voting for two hours??  maybe people with nothing better to do, but i can't imagine hordes of people doing it.


You do make a point there.  I believe that the main segments who are supporting Sangina in the voting are teeny-boppers as well as nursing home residents who like that nice boy with the long hair.

This same thing happned with Kevin Cobais (I think that was his name) last season until finally, mercifully, he got eliminated.

Right now I see Melinda Doolittle walking away with the prize as long as she does not get too indulgent like the front-runner did last season.  She's got it coing on thats for sure.

I forget her name now, but last season's best singer was fantastic, but started doing gospel/religion songs and that killed her off in two episodes.  It was an indulgent move that got her whacked.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/21/07 at 9:10 am


You do make a point there.  I believe that the main segments who are supporting Sangina in the voting are teeny-boppers as well as nursing home residents who like that nice boy with the long hair.

This same thing happned with Kevin Cobais (I think that was his name) last season until finally, mercifully, he got eliminated.

Right now I see Melinda Doolittle walking away with the prize as long as she does not get too indulgent like the front-runner did last season.  She's got it coing on thats for sure.

I forget her name now, but last season's best singer was fantastic, but started doing gospel/religion songs and that killed her off in two episodes.  It was an indulgent move that got her whacked.



That was Mandisa.

Ok, so could someone tell me what was up with the shots of the crying girl in the audience?  I mean seriously they showed her at least 5 times during Sanjaya's song just bawling her eyes out.  Then they keep showing her throughout the night.  Then Ryan makes her get on the stage and hug all the contestants.  Did anyone on the show or the cameracrew stop to think she will now have the humiliation of being the crying girl on American Idol

Anyway, I don't care how much "wilder" Sanjaya got, his singing still sucks.  I'd like to see him, Phil, & Haley in the bottom 3 tonight

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/21/07 at 10:26 am


That was Mandisa.

Ok, so could someone tell me what was up with the shots of the crying girl in the audience?  I mean seriously they showed her at least 5 times during Sanjaya's song just bawling her eyes out.  Then they keep showing her throughout the night.  Then Ryan makes her get on the stage and hug all the contestants.  Did anyone on the show or the cameracrew stop to think she will now have the humiliation of being the crying girl on American Idol

Anyway, I don't care how much "wilder" Sanjaya got, his singing still sucks.  I'd like to see him, Phil, & Haley in the bottom 3 tonight


I agree completely about that girl. If she truly is just a random audience member and this wasn't arranged in advance, then that really sucks for her.

I have to agree - Sanjaya was still not that great, in my opinion. I thought Phil, Gina, and Haley were all a tad boring.

Following up some comments from last week, I was quite happy to see Chris Richardson turn things around this week. He picked a song that it would have been very easy to oversing, but he avoided that and actually managed some pretty strong vocals. Now if he can find a way to both sing well and do the showman thing simultaneously, he'll be a real contender.

I thought Melinda was quite good, as usual, but also that Jordin and Blake gave very strong performances. I think Jordin has been overrated on many past nights, but this time around she really did well.

I was disappointed by Stephanie and Lakisha - they both picked songs I love and they're both capable of singing well, but I thought both gave weak-ish performances, at least for them.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/21/07 at 11:37 am

Bye Bye Sanjaya

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 03/21/07 at 11:45 am

Melinda did a good job, but I think her song was a cop-out.  I mean, when someone says "British Invasion Week," does a song from a musical jump in your head?  Not in my book.  And, can someone PLEASE tell her to top nodding and shaking her head?  She does it in every freakin' song....

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/21/07 at 3:56 pm

I've a feeling that it'll be either Sanjaya, Phil or Gina going home tonight...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/21/07 at 5:25 pm

Just wanted to add that I thought Lulu and Peter Noone looked really good for their age... :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini on 03/21/07 at 5:31 pm


Just wanted to add that I thought Lulu and Peter Noone looked really good for their age... :)

Oh man, I missed Peter Noone?  :(  I was crazy over "There's A Kind Of Hush" when it came out.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/21/07 at 5:33 pm

The one thing I hate when they have artists on the show is the ass-kissing.  "OMG I love your work, blah blah blah."  If those people were not on AI, I don't think half of them would know who Peter Noone was.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/21/07 at 5:34 pm


The one thing I hate when they have artists on the show is the ass-kissing.  "OMG I love your work, blah blah blah."  If those people were not on AI, I don't think half of them would know who Peter Noone was.
I have often wondered what has happened to Peter Noone.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/21/07 at 5:34 pm


Oh man, I missed Peter Noone?  :(  I was crazy over "There's A Kind Of Hush" when it came out.


I'm not sure if he'll be returning for the results show or not, but if so, there's a chance he and/or Lulu may perform something tonight, or at least appear.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: gemini on 03/21/07 at 5:44 pm


The one thing I hate when they have artists on the show is the ass-kissing.  "OMG I love your work, blah blah blah."  If those people were not on AI, I don't think half of them would know who Peter Noone was.

That's true. Most of them are my girls ages and I know they only know because of my talking about them. But I sure remember when I was 6 or 7 listening with my little transistor radio under my pillow when I went to bed!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/21/07 at 5:44 pm


I agree completely! And they both struck me as being people who would be great to know - sharp, energetic, good personalities, that sort of thing. I suppose it wouldn't be smart to come off otherwise on TV, but, still, I was getting good vibes from them, if that makes sense.


That was the first time I'd really seen much of Lulu...but I've always liked Peter Noone.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/21/07 at 7:14 pm

I most DEFINITELY would party with Lulu...  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/21/07 at 8:25 pm

Sanjaya is still in it.  He's not been voted out after this long, I guess it won't be a shocker if he ends up winning the whole thing ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/21/07 at 8:32 pm

Stephine Edwards should not be gone, very disappointing. It wasn't her best last night, but it was still way better than Sanjaya. This sucks.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/21/07 at 9:12 pm

I can't believe Stephanie went home!!!  >:( 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 03/21/07 at 9:25 pm


To be fair, I don't think British Invasion would call to mind "I (Who Have Nothing)" or "Tell Him" or "Tobacco Road" for the most people, either. At least the show tune comes from a British show, whereas those songs are songs which just happen to have been performed by a British artist at some point. Really, though, I prefer that they pick interesting tunes - I would be terribly bored if it had been Beatles, Rolling Stones, Kinks, Freddie and The Dreamers, and just the "typical" selections.
I don't mind that they had some "different" songs, either.  I just don't consider a song from a musical a part of the "British Invasion of the 60's."  Don't they usually do a "songs from musicals" night?  ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 03/21/07 at 11:17 pm


Stephine Edwards should not be gone, very disappointing. It wasn't her best last night, but it was still way better than Sanjaya. This sucks.


My bro kinda said something like....since Sanjaya set his own bar so low, he didn't really have to do much to raise it, so he got a ton of votes yet again.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/22/07 at 4:04 am


I most DEFINITELY would party with Lulu...  :P
So will I!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/22/07 at 3:50 pm

As long as Howard Stern's fans keep on calling, Sanjaya will stay in.  One of Howard's listeners called his show the other day and said he got through and voted 100 times for Sanjaya.  At this point it's a joke. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/22/07 at 3:53 pm


As long as Howard Stern's fans keep on calling, Sanjaya will stay in.  One of Howard's listeners called his show the other day and said he got through and voted 100 times for Sanjaya.  At this point it's a joke. 


Unbelievable!  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/22/07 at 4:08 pm

If Sanjaya wins AI, I will demand the show be cancelled as it will have become apparent that the show is no longer about finding the next big thing

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/22/07 at 7:44 pm

And what was with that little girl crying when Sanjaya sang?  Was she crying because he sucked, or becuase he didn't pay her enough money to pour on the emotion ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/23/07 at 9:48 am


And what was with that little girl crying when Sanjaya sang?  Was she crying because he sucked, or becuase he didn't pay her enough money to pour on the emotion ;D


She's his biggest fan.  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/23/07 at 12:01 pm


She's his biggest fan.   ;D


She must be hard of hearing then ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/23/07 at 4:11 pm


She must be hard of hearing then ;D


She looked to be about 13 years old, so I'm guessing she has a big crush on the guy!  :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/23/07 at 4:25 pm

Who was booted out this week?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/23/07 at 4:26 pm


Who was booted out this week?


Stephanie Edwards

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/23/07 at 4:27 pm


Stephanie Edwards
Thanks.

My wife is watching right now, and she does not know yet.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 03/27/07 at 6:56 pm


I wonder if Simon heard that and thats why he made that statement that if Sanjaya wins he's quitting American Idol.  I think although Sanjaya's been on too long he probly wouldn't last that much longer.  Remember "Chicken Little" last year?

Speaking of Simon, didn't yall just love his & Ryan Seacrest's catfight?  ;D


Chicken Little - Kevin Covais is going to be featured as a rapper on a song on Paris Bennett's CD due out in April.  He will also be in a teen movie due out this summer.  Not too shabby for the #11 guy!  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/27/07 at 7:26 pm

Ok, so who would want to take musical advice from Gwen Stefani???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/27/07 at 7:29 pm


Ok, so who would want to take musical advice from Gwen Stefani???


She's not exactly the singer that should be giving future singers advice, but she seems to be doing OK


Sanjaya really cannot sing tonight, and that hairstyle is ridiculous, which means we will be seeing him again next week ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/27/07 at 7:37 pm

Sanjaya looks like he takes his hair cues from Dennis Rodman.  That hairstyle is so....so.....so....stupid

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/27/07 at 7:38 pm


Sanjaya looks like he takes his hair cues from Dennis Rodman


Then maybe next week, he'll be in a dress ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/27/07 at 7:38 pm

Sanjaya, terrible again. And that hair...  :P

Gwen looked quite nice tonight and gave good advice, basically she thinks Sanjaya sucks too. I don't know he keeps making it every week.  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 03/27/07 at 8:19 pm


Sanjaya, terrible again. And that hair...  :P

Gwen looked quite nice tonight and gave good advice, basically she thinks Sanjaya sucks too. I don't know he keeps making it every week.  ::)


Ahh, it isn't on yet for us West Coasters, but I am pleased with your assessment.  Unfortunately, I'm going to be holed up in my room studying.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/27/07 at 8:21 pm


Ahh, it isn't on yet for us West Coasters, but I am pleased with your assessment.  Unfortunately, I'm going to be holed up in my room studying.


Jordin did "Hey Baby", I quite enjoyed that, cool hip upbeat song. Tough to pull off live but she did.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/27/07 at 8:32 pm

Gwen....doesn't even look like Gwen without all the crazy make-up. 

I REALLY REALLY WANT SANJAYA TO GO HOME.  But probly not.  I'm a little worried about Chris Sligh, he might be going

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/27/07 at 9:22 pm


Gwen....doesn't even look like Gwen without all the crazy make-up. 

I REALLY REALLY WANT SANJAYA TO GO HOME.  But probly not.  I'm a little worried about Chris Sligh, he might be going


If Sanjaya doesn't go home, then I think it will be Chris.  I hope want Sanjaya to go

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 03/27/07 at 9:28 pm


If Sanjaya doesn't go home, then I think it will be Chris.  I hope want Sanjaya to go


Sanjaya must go!  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 03/27/07 at 9:56 pm


Jordin did "Hey Baby", I quite enjoyed that, cool hip upbeat song. Tough to pull off live but she did.


I'm not sure how that could really show off one's voice...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/27/07 at 10:24 pm

Actually I am hoping that Sangina stays on until he does a "Britney" with his hair and shaves it all off.  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/27/07 at 10:52 pm


Actually I am hoping that Sangina stays on until he does a "Britney" with his hair and shaves it all off.  ;D


Sanjaya O'Connor

"Nothing compares to ... the rest of the American Idols because Sanjaya can't sing"

;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/27/07 at 11:40 pm

If Sanjaya does go on to win American Idol, he'll release a single and album that will sell no copies, effectively making him just another William Hung in the American Idol pool of singers who don't belong on American Idol ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/28/07 at 6:00 am


1. Melinda is getting too sickly sweet for me now. Her "aww shucks" expressions are just annoying.

2. For the first time ever I thought Sanjaya was okay LAST week but THIS week he's back to his usual freaky self. I think a dress isn't out of the question...  ;D

3. Gwen is surprisingly gorgeous without her crazy hairdos and make-up! Wow!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 03/28/07 at 10:14 am

At this point I think Sanjaya knows what's going on (with the Vote for the Worst and Howard Stern) and he's like F it!!  I'll do whatever I want..

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 03/28/07 at 10:23 am


1. Melinda is getting too sickly sweet for me now. Her "aww shucks" expressions are just annoying.

THANK YOU!!!!!!!  I was beginning to think I was the ONLY one who was annoyed with her.  Yes, the girl can sing, but the facial expressions have GOT to go....
At this point I think Sanjaya knows what's going on (with the Vote for the Worst and Howard Stern) and he's like F it!!  I'll do whatever I want..
Funny, I thought the same thing last night ;D

+1 for both of you O0

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: saver on 03/28/07 at 3:54 pm


Sanjaya O'Connor

"Nothing compares to ... the rest of the American Idols because Sanjaya can't sing"

;D


Sanjaya-tollah will give it to the the AI team by having them HAVE to sign him to a record deal and praise his winning....Then the AI credibility will be a laughing stock and people will have to EARN their fame!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 03/28/07 at 5:34 pm

Sanjaya picked an okay song, but he just looks like he is drugged or something. The guy is way to relaxed for some of these songs. He brings no life to them.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/28/07 at 5:40 pm


Sanjaya picked an okay song, but he just looks like he is drugged or something. The guy is way to relaxed for some of these songs. He brings no life to them.


I agree.

I was impressed with Sanjaya when I saw him in that first audition, where he sang Stevie Wonder's hit 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours!'...but now I see that he's very limited in the types of songs he can sing and he's just not nearly as talented as some of the other contestants... 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 03/28/07 at 6:29 pm

Ray Davies oughta come around and kick Sanjaya's ass!

That guy sounds like a college kid singing in the shower!
:P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 03/28/07 at 6:40 pm


I agree.

I was impressed with Sanjaya when I saw him in that first audition, where he sang Stevie Wonder's hit 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours!'...but now I see that he's very limited in the types of songs he can sing and he's just not nearly as talented as some of the other contestants... 


Yeah, it's funny how your impression of them at first changes along the way. I remember him being good, especially for his age, but now - I just don't really like his personality as well as his singing.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/28/07 at 8:27 pm

Sanjaya is still in it.  WTF? ;D

I hate to say it, but this year's American Idol is now a joke :(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/28/07 at 9:13 pm


Sanjaya is still in it.  WTF? ;D

I hate to say it, but this year's American Idol is now a joke :(



American Idol has always been a joke.  Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood have been the only 2 WINNERS to achieve huge success.  Both have #1 albums, singles, Grammy awards, other industry awards......2 out of 5.  That's not decent odds.  Where are all these other people now?  Chris Daughtry was a 4th place finisher and he's outselling everyone EXCEPT Kelly and Carrie.  That's ridiculous.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/28/07 at 9:27 pm

I missed the show.  Who went home?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/28/07 at 9:28 pm


I missed the show.  Who went home?


Chris Sligh

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 03/28/07 at 9:44 pm

Oh darn... Oh well I knew it

I don't see what you guys have against Melinda.  She's the best singer on there and the only one that's actually giving real expression in her songs.  What does it matter what she looks like?  I think what we're seeing on tv is her real personality, not like past contestants to try too hard to look innocent and ignorant in order to get votes.  After all, its  SUPPOSED TO BE a singing competition, not a beauty contest

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/28/07 at 9:46 pm


Oh darn... Oh well I knew it

I don't see what you guys have against Melinda.  She's the best singer on there and the only one that's actually giving real expression in her songs.  What does it matter what she looks like?  I think what we're seeing on tv is her real personality, not like past contestants to try too hard to look innocent and ignorant in order to get votes.  After all, its  SUPPOSED TO BE a singing competition, not a beauty contest



What annoys me about her is those damn simpering "Oh em gee, you really think I'm good?!" looks she's constantly giving.  No one is saying she's ugly, or at least I'm not.....but those facial expressions during the critique annoy me to no end.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 03/29/07 at 6:50 am

I agree 100% with Electrophile - that's exactly my point. I have no issues with her physical looks.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/29/07 at 3:08 pm


Oh darn... Oh well I knew it

I don't see what you guys have against Melinda.  She's the best singer on there and the only one that's actually giving real expression in her songs.  What does it matter what she looks like?  I think what we're seeing on tv is her real personality, not like past contestants to try too hard to look innocent and ignorant in order to get votes.  After all, its  SUPPOSED TO BE a singing competition, not a beauty contest


I agree with you 100%!  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 03/29/07 at 5:01 pm


Sanjaya, terrible again. And that hair...  :P



Hey, I liked the hair bit.  Reminded me of Pete Burns from 1985.  The song he should've been singing is "You Spin Me 'Round (Like a Record)"!
http://www.inthe00s.com/smile/12/headbang.gif

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/29/07 at 7:26 pm



American Idol has always been a joke.  Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood have been the only 2 WINNERS to achieve huge success.  Both have #1 albums, singles, Grammy awards, other industry awards......2 out of 5.  That's not decent odds.  Where are all these other people now?  Chris Daughtry was a 4th place finisher and he's outselling everyone EXCEPT Kelly and Carrie.  That's ridiculous.


But you are forgetting Fantasia.  She's the American Idol extraordinaire who blubbered her way to the top and then starred in her own life story.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/29/07 at 7:29 pm


Oh darn... Oh well I knew it

I don't see what you guys have against Melinda.  She's the best singer on there and the only one that's actually giving real expression in her songs.  What does it matter what she looks like?  I think what we're seeing on tv is her real personality, not like past contestants to try too hard to look innocent and ignorant in order to get votes.  After all, its  SUPPOSED TO BE a singing competition, not a beauty contest


I think that Melinda has the capability to walk away with this thing.

Only thing she has to worry about is to not choose (or have assigned to her) a song that is completely out of her range.

I wanna see her win this.

All that said I was sad to see Chris Sligh go.  His last two songs sucked but I think he was better than that.  Amazing that Sangina was not even in the bottom 3.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/29/07 at 7:46 pm


But you are forgetting Fantasia.



No, I'm not.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/29/07 at 8:02 pm



No, I'm not.


Surely you jest.  Fantasia is... well... fantastic!  She was the ultimate American Idol who could turn on the waterworks at a moment's notice.  She's a blockbuster... The ultimate singer... A force to be reckoned with...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/29/07 at 8:31 pm


Surely you jest. 



No, I'm not.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/29/07 at 9:52 pm

I never saw what was so great about Fantasia...she was nothing special.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 03/29/07 at 11:10 pm


I never saw what was so great about Fantasia...she was nothing special.


Agreed...I once told my bro that she sounds like Mickey Mouse on crack---about a week later Simon said she sounded like Donald Duck on helium, interesting coincidence. ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/29/07 at 11:22 pm


Agreed...I once told my bro that she sounds like Mickey Mouse on crack---about a week later Simon said she sounded like Donald Duck on helium, interesting coincidence. ;D



hahaa...that's a good one. I just never thought she had the "it" factor..and her voice is mediocre.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 03/29/07 at 11:24 pm



hahaa...that's a good one. I just never thought she had the "it" factor..and her voice is mediocre.


Her voice is good. The thing about American Idol, though, is that they only have one type of singing style that they go for...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/29/07 at 11:27 pm


But you are forgetting Fantasia.  She's the American Idol extraordinaire who blubbered her way to the top and then starred in her own life story.


Fantasia has had 5 hits, which slowly formed a staircase down the charts.  She's done well on the R&B charts though, but compared to Kelly and Carrie, she's nowhere near their level of success :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 03/29/07 at 11:28 pm


Her voice is good. The thing about American Idol, though, is that they only have one type of singing style that they go for...


ya, for the most part...and they all sound the same (R&Bish)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/29/07 at 11:30 pm


Her voice is good. The thing about American Idol, though, is that they only have one type of singing style that they go for...


They need to have the contestants do other types of vocal stylings.  Last year on Idol Auditions, I remember this one dude comes in, and starts singing with a voice like Satan, and Simon yelled at him to get out LOL.  
A voice like that would actually be entertaining to see, during ABBA week or Motown Week ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 03/30/07 at 5:55 am


They need to have the contestants do other types of vocal stylings.  Last year on Idol Auditions, I remember this one dude comes in, and starts singing with a voice like Satan, and Simon yelled at him to get out LOL.  
A voice like that would actually be entertaining to see, during ABBA week or Motown Week ;D


Whistle, are you talking about the guy that Simon rejected, then said "come back and show me you could sing Abba"?  He came back an hour later and started into "Dancing Queen" with the Satan voice.  It was hilarious!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 03/30/07 at 11:50 am


Whistle, are you talking about the guy that Simon rejected, then said "come back and show me you could sing Abba"?  He came back an hour later and started into "Dancing Queen" with the Satan voice.  It was hilarious!


No, that was someone else, but that one was just as funny lol

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/30/07 at 2:49 pm


I never saw what was so great about Fantasia...she was nothing special.


I totally agree.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 03/30/07 at 4:53 pm


I totally agree.


I was never all that fond of Fantasia myself. I thought that was a weak year for Idol contestants, and this year proves to also be weak. But, Melinda really shines bright in my mind. I also like the other girl, but I can't remember her name at the moment. She sang, "I, Who Have Nothing" beautifully last week. Most of the other guys on there now, except for Phil, sound like they're prepubescent.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/30/07 at 4:56 pm


I was never all that fond of Fantasia myself. I thought that was a weak year for Idol contestants, and this year proves to also be weak. But, Melinda really shines bright in my mind. I also like the other girl, but I can't remember her name at the moment. She sang, "I, Who Have Nothing" beautifully last week.


Are you referring to LaKisha?

I think she's really talented as well... :)

Most of the other guys on there now, except for Phil, sound like they're prepubescent.


I couldn't agree more!  ;D ;)

I liked that one guy Brandon, but sadly he was eliminated... :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 03/30/07 at 5:28 pm


Are you referring to LaKisha?

I think she's really talented as well... :)

I couldn't agree more!  ;D ;)

I liked that one guy Brandon, but sadly he was eliminated... :-\\



I like Lakisha, too! She's got a lot of power, like Patti La Belle. Melinda is like Gladys Knight to me. She sings very sophisicated. But, the girl that I was thinking of is not Lakisha. She's young, like Sanjaya, but appears far more mature and can outsing him (well, pretty much anyone can).

When was Brandon kicked off? Was he the one kicked off about 2 weeks ago? I liked him, whoever he was :0(  :(  :\'(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 03/30/07 at 6:12 pm


I like Lakisha, too! She's got a lot of power, like Patti La Belle. Melinda is like Gladys Knight to me. She sings very sophisicated. But, the girl that I was thinking of is not Lakisha. She's young, like Sanjaya, but appears far more mature and can outsing him (well, pretty much anyone can).


Ah...I think it might be 17-year-old Jordin Sparks that you're talking about...she's good!  :)

When was Brandon kicked off? Was he the one kicked off about 2 weeks ago? I liked him, whoever he was :0(  :(  :\'(


Yeah, I think it was like 2 or 3 weeks ago...

He sang some really good R&B songs, but the judges were always very critical of him!  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 03/30/07 at 6:17 pm


Ah...I think it might be 17-year-old Jordin Sparks that you're talking about...she's good!  :)

Yeah, I think it was like 2 or 3 weeks ago...

He sang some really good R&B songs, but the judges were always very critical of him!  :-\\



That's the one! I like her voice a lot! I wasn't too fond of her singing this week, but I still like her!

Yes, that's the guy I'm thinking about. It's too bad he had to go, too. :0(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 03/30/07 at 6:34 pm

Here is Jordin Sparks cover of "I, Who Have Nothing"


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzkNMiKjrGU

Very good and very moving!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 04/01/07 at 12:09 pm


Oh darn... Oh well I knew it

I don't see what you guys have against Melinda.  She's the best singer on there and the only one that's actually giving real expression in her songs.  What does it matter what she looks like?  I think what we're seeing on tv is her real personality, not like past contestants to try too hard to look innocent and ignorant in order to get votes.  After all, its  SUPPOSED TO BE a singing competition, not a beauty contest
I'm not talking about her physical appearance, I couldn't care less about that.  What I'm referring to is the surprised looks she gives whenever they give her praise.  IMO, it's getting old.  After hearing a hundred times how amazing her voice is, the "Gee, really?" looks are a bit TOO much ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/01/07 at 12:16 pm


I'm not talking about her physical appearance, I couldn't care less about that.  What I'm referring to is the surprised looks she gives whenever they give her praise.  IMO, it's getting old.  After hearing a hundred times how amazing her voice is, the "Gee, really?" looks are a bit TOO much ::)


Maybe Melinda is used to getting nothing but criticism and the whole praise thing is new to her.  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/03/07 at 8:03 pm

I hate to say it, but Sanjaya wasn't really all that bad.  Still, I want him to go home

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/03/07 at 8:09 pm


I hate to say it, but Sanjaya wasn't really all that bad.  Still, I want him to go home


I dunno.  Sangina's vocals sounded a bit flat.  Off with his head I say.  ::)

Lakisha was pretty darned good.  :)  Maybe even better than Melinda on this go-round.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/03/07 at 9:58 pm

I think that Phil might be the one to go.  As much as I want Sanyaja to go, I and the rest of the world knows that ain't gonna happen

"Sanjaya! Sanjaya! Gonna set the stage on fire!"

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 04/03/07 at 11:30 pm

I kinda think Haley will go tomorrow...we'll see.  ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 04/04/07 at 1:26 am

my bottom three

gina
phil
haley

haley 2 go

judges were mean to haley tonight, not critiquing her singing at all.  was that because of the comment she made about simon - waiting to hear what he says.  were paula and randy offended that no one waits for their comments?  i didn't quite understand that.  oh well.

just gotta let you know, both of my kids like sanjaya the best.  they both tend to choose a favorite from the beginning and stick with that person.  last week my son wore his hair in a pony tail fauxhawk after tuesday night's performance.  he's 10 1/2, by the way.  my daughter is almost 13.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/04/07 at 1:43 am

I thought Haley was pretty good, but I may only be saying that because she looked super sexy in that dress ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 04/04/07 at 10:12 pm


I thought Haley was pretty good, but I may only be saying that because she looked super sexy in that dress ;D


I think that's the only reason I like her.  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 04/05/07 at 5:40 am

Not overly bothered about Gina leaving either, but she is going before her time.

Going back to the performances... Blake for the first time wow'ed me! He made a great start to the show.

My faves are still Chris, Jordin and Lakisha.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/05/07 at 11:46 am

Jordin was fantastic!  I think there is a good chance she could make it to the final.  At this point though, it's obvious that Sanjaya just might win the whole thing, but like previous American Idols, it's the ones who don't win that become the big stars.  I'm rooting for Blake

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/06/07 at 5:11 pm

I missed the Tuesday performances but I watched some on youtube and myspace.  I don't think it was time for Gina to go either.  She had actually been improving IMO. I coulda sworn it would be Haley to go home between the 2 of them.  Oh well, as of now my bottom 3 are Sanjaya, Haley, and Phil. 

Oh yeah and for those of you who get sick of Melinda, I guess you would find this amusing:

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=2018718202

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/06/07 at 5:38 pm

I just wonder how long Jambalaya is gonna hold on.  ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 04/06/07 at 5:48 pm


I just wonder how long Jambalaya is gonna hold on.  ???

Wasn't that the fantasy movie about those kids with the magical come-to-life boardgame?
:D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 04/06/07 at 5:49 pm


Wasn't that the fantasy movie about those kids with the magical come-to-life boardgame?
:D


You mean Zathura? No.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/06/07 at 5:56 pm


Wasn't that the fantasy movie about those kids with the magical come-to-life boardgame?
:D


Jumanji :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 04/07/07 at 10:28 am


I dunno.  Sangina's vocals sounded a bit flat.  Off with his head I say.  ::)


Wonder what his hair would go for on Ebay?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/08/07 at 3:53 am


Wonder what his hair would go for on Ebay?


You would have to pay people to buy it ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/08/07 at 9:59 am


You would have to pay people to buy it ;D


They oughta put that hot sister of his up on eBay.

I'd put in a bid...  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 04/12/07 at 8:30 am


I thought Haley was pretty good, but I may only be saying that because she looked super sexy in that dress ;D
Sorry whistledog, Brian & LyricBoy, Haley's gone.  Now you can officially put your tongues back in your mouths for the rest of the show ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/12/07 at 10:12 am

Hmm, thats weird.  I posted something Tuesday night after the show but now its not on here.  Oh well, I'm glad Haley's gone but I could have sworn it was gonna be Phil.  Im pretty sure he thought he was going to cuz he had that stupid smile on his face and then dropped jaw when they said he was staying.  Oh well, he'll probably be the next to go, but Sanjaya needs to leave too

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 04/12/07 at 10:12 am


Sorry whistledog, Brian & LyricBoy, Haley's gone.  Now you can officially put your tongues back in your mouths for the rest of the show ;D


;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 04/12/07 at 10:18 am

I think some posts disappeared as I commented on the yawn-tastic Latin night too!  ;D

Anyway...

Enough's enough - I love a good joke, but Sanjaya still being in there is now turning my feelings into deep hatred.

It's sad to see Hayley go as she knew how to entertain - nothing remotely boring about any of her performances! She gave it her all for her farewell song too! Good on her!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Marian on 04/12/07 at 11:18 am


I think some posts disappeared as I commented on the yawn-tastic Latin night too!  ;D

Anyway...

Enough's enough - I love a good joke, but Sanjaya still being in there is now turning my feelings into deep hatred.

It's sad to see Hayley go as she knew how to entertain - nothing remotely boring about any of her performances! She gave it her all for her farewell song too! Good on her!

;D ;Dsanjaya,sanjaya,my heart's on fi-ra,sanjaya!!LOL ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 04/12/07 at 1:37 pm


It's sad to see Hayley go as she knew how to entertain - nothing remotely boring about any of her performances!


....unless if you're a woman.  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/12/07 at 1:52 pm


Sorry whistledog, Brian & LyricBoy, Haley's gone.  Now you can officially put your tongues back in your mouths for the rest of the show ;D


I will miss her.  She had one hell of a nice behind and one beautiful pair of silky smooth legs.  Dang, just talking about it gets me hot.  lol

America made the wrong choice.  It should be Sanjaya going home

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/12/07 at 2:40 pm

I have to say I don't mind seeing Haley go. I thought even Sanjaya outsang her this week, and I can't stand the kid. (Sorry to those who read this first time I posted it.) However, that said, I am quite ready for Sanjaya to exit. I won't be sad when Phil goes, either, but the Malakar kid needs to go ASAP.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 04/12/07 at 3:09 pm

You know, I'm really starting to feel bad for those who can really sing.  I mean, it's become a joke.  I know it's funny for some people to "Vote for the worst" or listen to Howard Stern and vote for Sanjaya, it just bugs me.  I know if this was my dream and this was happening I'd be pissed off. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/12/07 at 3:11 pm


You know, I'm really starting to feel bad for those who can really sing.  I mean, it's become a joke.  I know it's funny for some people to "Vote for the worst" or listen to Howard Stern and vote for Sanjaya, it just bugs me.  I know if this was my dream and this was happening I'd be pissed off. 


The good thing though is that you don't have to win American Idol to be an American Idol (ie: Daughtry, Katharine McPhee, Clay Aiken, etc ...)

Some of these talented contestants getting the boot might end up getting record deals

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 04/12/07 at 3:13 pm


The good thing though is that you don't have to win American Idol to be an American Idol (ie: Daughtry, Katharine McPhee, Clay Aiken, etc ...)

Some of these talented contestants getting the boot might end up getting record deals


That's true.  It does give them a chance to be seen by record producers.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 04/12/07 at 3:15 pm

I would have rather seen Sanjaya go.  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/12/07 at 3:29 pm

Another good thing .. there is alot expected of the American Idol winner .. will the single go to #1?  Will the album sell record copies?  and if so, will it produce other hits?

The runners up who also get record deals aren't under all that pressure, so it's more relaxed for them

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 04/12/07 at 3:33 pm


Hmm, thats weird.  I posted something Tuesday night after the show but now its not on here.  Oh well, I'm glad Haley's gone but I could have sworn it was gonna be Phil.  Im pretty sure he thought he was going to cuz he had that stupid smile on his face and then dropped jaw when they said he was staying.  Oh well, he'll probably be the next to go, but Sanjaya needs to leave too
There was a problem with the board so Chucky had to "rollback" to April 8th so all of the posts between then and today are gone.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/12/07 at 6:38 pm


Sorry whistledog, Brian & LyricBoy, Haley's gone.  Now you can officially put your tongues back in your mouths for the rest of the show ;D


Actually, Haley never did it for me.  I mean when you wear these loose tops with your boobage hanging out it takes away the "mystery factor".

I'd rate Haley as a "15 in Black Jack".  Not sure that I'd hit it...  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/12/07 at 6:40 pm

One can only hope that Kumbaya gets the axe next week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/17/07 at 7:41 pm

Sanjaya just destroyed "Something to Talk About", which really pisses me off cause that's a Canadian song

He needs to get voted off right now.  He can't sing, he never could sing, and I bet that the judges are kicking themselves for letting him pass Hollywood week.  lol

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 04/17/07 at 7:44 pm


Sanjaya just destroyed "Something to Talk About", which really pisses me off cause that's a Canadian song

He needs to get voted off right now.  He can't sing, he never could sing, and I bet that the judges are kicking themselves for letting him pass Hollywood week.  lol


I agree that was disgustingly bad.  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 04/17/07 at 8:50 pm


Sanjaya just destroyed "Something to Talk About", which really pisses me off cause that's a Canadian song

He needs to get voted off right now.  He can't sing, he never could sing, and I bet that the judges are kicking themselves for letting him pass Hollywood week.  lol



He sucks really bad and I am starting to get scared now....

Loved Melinda's extensions. Her neck doesn't look so stunted with them hope she keeps them in!

Jordin rules....hopes she wins this thing. Hers is the only album I'm willing to buy- well down load..

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/17/07 at 8:57 pm

How was "Something to Talk About" even one of tonight's songs? Bonnie Raitt is not country. Sanjaya's arrangement was not country. If you're gonna completely ignore the theme, at least pick a song you can sing well.

I thought Mr. Malakar was clearly the worst tonight. A lot of the contestants I found rather boring in their song selections. Still, I won't even bother ragging on the others when there was one so clearly worse than the rest of the lot.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/17/07 at 9:15 pm

Sanjaya was clearly the worst.  Nobody in their right mind should ever try to sing that song on American Idol, especially if your vocals suck!

And now I have learned that "Nasaly" is a new genre.  LOL

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 04/17/07 at 9:53 pm


How was "Something to Talk About" even one of tonight's songs? Bonnie Raitt is not country. Sanjaya's arrangement was not country. If you're gonna completely ignore the theme, at least pick a song you can sing well.


:-X
Please! Please oh please name just one song that Sanjaya can (honestly) sing wel?!?!?l

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/17/07 at 10:10 pm


:-X
Please! Please oh please name just one song that Sanjaya can (honestly) sing wel?!?!?l


songs that no one has heard of, that way if he sucks, no one would really know lol

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 04/17/07 at 10:34 pm

I don't think any of the contestants are good this season.  My gosh...what a mediocre bunch.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 04/17/07 at 11:16 pm


And now I have learned that "Nasaly" is a new genre.  LOL


LOL, I know, when Chris said that I was like, "Get Real!"  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 04/17/07 at 11:29 pm

Yeah Nasaly is a genre... it's in just before pitchy and a close cousin to screechy in all the new vocal text published

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Tam on 04/17/07 at 11:30 pm

If Sanjaya doesnt go home tomorrow I am not going to watch anymore of this season until the finale!
It's sickening that people are voting for the worst person just to mess with American Idol!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 04/18/07 at 6:01 am

Melinda looked stunning - that's what I've been looking for!

Jordin got my top performance vote!

Chris chose a knee slapping feelgood track which I love! I thought he did great - bar almost forgetting his lines. Shame the judges didn't think so.

Sanjaya - that scarf, that hair!  :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 04/18/07 at 8:10 am

I LMAO at Simon's comment to Melinda about losing the surprised look before he made his comment. ;D :o ;D :o

I didn't hear Phil or Jordin(but the snippet at the end sounded pretty good for both), but I thought Jambalaya, Lakisha & Chris were horrible.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: atthistime on 04/18/07 at 3:19 pm

First post so I hope that I'm in the right part of the thread.

Was it Chris who got shot down by all the judges and was trying like mad to hold back the tears?

Sanjaya has got to feel some remorse, knowing that he's a joke and some good talent is leaving before him. It has to be pretty tense for him to mingle with them under the circumstances.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: danootaandme on 04/18/07 at 3:39 pm

I hope Sanjaya wins, and if they have another season that the most mediocre contestant wins, then maybe the show will fold. I find it all sooooo Menudo

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/18/07 at 3:45 pm


Sanjaya just destroyed "Something to Talk About", which really pisses me off cause that's a Canadian song


I know!  >:(

I think nobody but Bonnie Raitt should ever touch that song!

He needs to get voted off right now.  He can't sing, he never could sing, and I bet that the judges are kicking themselves for letting him pass Hollywood week.  lol


I think he only appeals to pre-teen girls...and by the looks of it there must be thousands of them who are picking up that telephone and calling to vote for him!  ::) :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 04/18/07 at 4:43 pm



Sanjaya has got to feel some remorse, knowing that he's a joke and some good talent is leaving before him. It has to be pretty tense for him to mingle with them under the circumstances.


Welcome!

The thing is... Sanjaya sucks. Always has always will but people act like he's the first bad singer to get to the finals....

Let's face it every season the finals have contained more than one singers.
Season One: RJ Helton anyone?  Ejay Day?  Jim Verrarors? Justin Guarinin? COME ON!
Season Two:   Does anyone even remember how Carmen Rasmusen, Kimberly Caldwell or Julia DeMato sounded? I couldn't even remember their names without looking them up.  And I know there are Clay Aiken fans out there but I am not one of them....
Season Three: George Huff wasn't too great but Jon Peter Lewis - oh he sucked people just liked him because he had a boyish quality? (Is anyone even aware he put out an album? Its available for download on americanidol.com - I'll pass!
Season Four: Anthony Federov? Mikalah Gordon(she kinda reminds me of Antonella Barber)?
Season Five: I'm sorry but Bucky Covington? Kevin Covais?

Seriously~ I blame the judges for allowing mediocre talent to get through to finals in the first place. If Sanjaya wins they will have to look to themselves first!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/18/07 at 4:47 pm


Welcome!

The thing is... Sanjaya sucks. Always has always will but people act like he's the first bad singer to get to the finals....

Seriously~ I blame the judges for allowing mediocre talent to get through to finals in the first place. If Sanjaya wins they will have to look to themselves first!


I think they're probably keeping Sanjaya there for 'entertainment purposes'...I mean, look how much attention he gets!  ::)

I don't expect him to win...I think it'll be somebody really talented like Jordin or Melinda!  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 04/18/07 at 4:48 pm


I think they're probably keeping Sanjaya there for 'entertainment purposes'...I mean, look how much attention he gets!  ::)

I don't expect him to win...I think it'll be somebody really talented like Jordin or Melinda!  :)



We can only hope!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/18/07 at 7:48 pm


Welcome!

The thing is... Sanjaya sucks. Always has always will but people act like he's the first bad singer to get to the finals....

Let's face it every season the finals have contained more than one singers.
Season One: RJ Helton anyone?  Ejay Day?  Jim Verrarors? Justin Guarinin? COME ON!
Season Two:   Does anyone even remember how Carmen Rasmusen, Kimberly Caldwell or Julia DeMato sounded? I couldn't even remember their names without looking them up.  And I know there are Clay Aiken fans out there but I am not one of them....
Season Three: George Huff wasn't too great but Jon Peter Lewis - oh he sucked people just liked him because he had a boyish quality? (Is anyone even aware he put out an album? Its available for download on americanidol.com - I'll pass!
Season Four: Anthony Federov? Mikalah Gordon(she kinda reminds me of Antonella Barber)?
Season Five: I'm sorry but Bucky Covington? Kevin Covais?

Seriously~ I blame the judges for allowing mediocre talent to get through to finals in the first place. If Sanjaya wins they will have to look to themselves first!




Who was the guy from Season Four that kept getting the Vote for the Worst vote?  I cant remember his name, only that he looked like the Pillsbury Doughboy with glasses and could not sing.

Melinda got my top vote last night.  Jordin was really good, but was a little flat especially when she was going for those higher notes.  And Lakisha was just downright disappointing  :(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 04/18/07 at 7:50 pm


Who was the guy from Season Four that kept getting the Vote for the Worst vote?  I cant remember his name, only that he looked like the Pillsbury Doughboy with glasses and could not sing.

Melinda got my top vote last night.  Jordin was really good, but was a little flat especially when she was going for those higher notes.  And Lakisha was just downright disappointing  :(


Scott Savol I think.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/18/07 at 8:54 pm

SAVE SANJAYA

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 04/18/07 at 8:56 pm

Sanjaya is gone! See ya!  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/18/07 at 8:56 pm


SAVE SANJAYA


Finally... Sanjaya is gone.  I shoulda thought of this before.   ;D

Sanjaya Papaya Kumbaya Malakar is now no more.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/18/07 at 8:57 pm

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OMG that bottom 3 scared me but I am SO GLAD HE'S GONE!!!!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/18/07 at 8:58 pm

I will miss Sanjaya

















































































NO I WON'T
;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 04/18/07 at 8:58 pm


I will miss Sanjaya
NO I WON'T
;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/18/07 at 9:01 pm

Someone's screaching, Lord
Sanjaya
Someone's leaching, Lord
Sanjaya
Someone's screaming, Lord
Sanjaya
Oh Lord, Sanjaya

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Tam on 04/18/07 at 10:12 pm

Well at least I know that I can now continue to watch American Idol!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 04/18/07 at 11:55 pm


YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OMG that bottom 3 scared me but I am SO GLAD HE'S GONE!!!!!


It scared me too 'cause I figured Sanjaya wouldn't be going yet again.  So glad he did!  Did you notice, when Ryan said that he was leaving, the whole audience CHEERED!  ;D There are usually a bunch of boos and awws when someone gets kicked off.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: atthistime on 04/19/07 at 9:02 am

Yeah! The cheering is probably what made him cry, more than anything. He did well in his sing off though.

Next, Chris has got to go, imo.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/19/07 at 1:52 pm


Next, Chris has got to go, imo.


I couldn't agree more!

There's just something about his voice that I don't like!  :P 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 04/19/07 at 2:28 pm


I couldn't agree more!

There's just something about his voice that I don't like!  :P 
Well, you know, it falls in that "nasaly" category ;D ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 04/19/07 at 2:34 pm


Well, you know, it falls in that "nasaly" category ;D ;D


LOL!  :D

Yes...that, and I think it's also something about his singing voice being rather 'high'...

I much prefer the deeper male voice!  ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/19/07 at 5:40 pm

I think Chris should be the next to go.  Either him or Phil, if he doesn't get any better.

BTW, what was up w/ Ryan being an a$$ and asking people to say on TV who they voted for or who they thought was going home?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: kairi747 on 04/21/07 at 12:52 am

nope, chris is staying around until the #3 spot.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 04/21/07 at 5:04 am

I like Chris a lot. Definitely top 3 worthy.

Just quickly going back to Sanjaya. In hindsight you can't blame the guy - it's the public who kept voting him in. It was a cruel thing for people to do.

I expect him to write a book in 10 years time.  :D ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/21/07 at 7:27 pm


I like Chris a lot. Definitely top 3 worthy.

Just quickly going back to Sanjaya. In hindsight you can't blame the guy - it's the public who kept voting him in. It was a cruel thing for people to do.

I expect him to write a book in 10 years time.  :D ;D


Sanjaya is the one havibng the last laugh about all this. Hes already been on several talk shows telling his tale.  Expect a TV movie in about a month ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/21/07 at 7:36 pm


Expect a TV movie in about a month ;D


Let's hope that Sanjaya's HOT sister gets a part in that flick...  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 04/21/07 at 8:01 pm


Sanjaya is the one havibng the last laugh about all this. Hes already been on several talk shows telling his tale.  Expect a TV movie in about a month ;D


The Sanjaya movement was the only thing making this season's idol even partially interesting. ;D




Does anyone seriously think that any of the remaining idol contestants even have a chance at a successful recording career?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/21/07 at 8:31 pm


Let's hope that Sanjaya's HOT sister gets a part in that flick...   :P


She would have to be in it.  It would be the only way people would watch it ;D


Does anyone seriously think that any of the remaining idol contestants even have a chance at a successful recording career?


I think Blake Lewis could have a successful career in Electronica.  Lots of rappers/singers who do that style use beatboxing, and it serves them well

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 04/22/07 at 6:00 pm


The Sanjaya movement was the only thing making this season's idol even partially interesting. ;D




Does anyone seriously think that any of the remaining idol contestants even have a chance at a successful recording career?


I would buy Jordin's album... and maybe Melinda's.  I can't see myself so much as downloading s single let alone buying an entire album of anyone else from the top 12

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/22/07 at 6:46 pm


I would buy Jordin's album... and maybe Melinda's.  I can't see myself so much as downloading s single let alone buying an entire album of anyone else from the top 12


I would buy Hayley Scarnato's legs if I could ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/22/07 at 6:57 pm

Bucky Covington's just released an album.

So I'd say there is hope for Sanjaya.

Some people would buy a turd if it came with a label that said "from former American idol finalist".  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 04/22/07 at 11:10 pm


Some people would buy a turd if it came with a label that said "from former American idol finalist".  ::)


I wouldn't doubt it.  ;D

If I were to buy any future albums, it'd be Blake's.  Possibly Jordin's.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/22/07 at 11:27 pm


Some people would buy a turd if it came with a label that said "from former American idol finalist".  ::)


You mean those wasn't Kimberly Caldwell's turds that I paid $1,000 for on ebay?  Darn it to heck :\'(

:D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 04/23/07 at 7:29 am

On the radio, I heard the deejay say "Wonder how Chris Daughtry feels knowing that he's now in the same category as Sanjaya.....American Idol LOSER" ;D ;D ;D

IMO, Daughtry is the best thing to come out of AI :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 04/24/07 at 2:40 pm


IMO, Daughtry is the best thing to come out of AI :P


I like his single, but I'm not so sure if he's the best thing to come out of AI.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/24/07 at 4:58 pm



Does anyone seriously think that any of the remaining idol contestants even have a chance at a successful recording career?


Uh....YEAH.....Melinda is one of the best singers on there.  Jordin's alright too.    I really don't think LaKisha is going to win especially after last week's mistake.....I was worried about her from the beginning because of her too cliche song choices

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/24/07 at 7:37 pm

See? What'd I tell ya?  You'd think LaKisha would have learned her lesson after picking Carrie Underwood's song last week...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 04/24/07 at 8:00 pm

I'm with Randy on Jordin's performance, one of the best I've ever heard on Idol.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/24/07 at 8:05 pm


I'm with Randy on Jordin's performance, one of the best I've ever heard on Idol.


I thought it was slightly oversung but it definitely was good.

I liked Jordin, Melinda, and to a lesser degree Chris. Chris actually sang parts of his song without the whole whine-sing thing going on, making it a tad frustrating that he didn't just do that the whole time.

Blake, who I usually enjoy, was a tad boring for me. Didn't like him, didn't dislike him, just didn't care. Same with Phil, although that's an improvement from my usual mild dislike. Also same with Lakisha, which isn't unusual - she's left me cold these last few weeks.

I guess my bottom three choices are obvious. I honestly can't decide between Phil and Lakisha as to which I'd send home. Either would be okay with me based on this week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/24/07 at 8:18 pm

I agree: Jordin did give a really strong performance, but I disagree w/ Randy in that it wasn't the best ever: she was still pretty pitchy, especially at the end. 
So once again, Melinda was my favorite of the night.  And I'm pretty sure LaKisha will be in the bottom 3 and may be going home.  I'm worried about Blake- I thought he would do more with that song but it was just boring

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 04/24/07 at 9:28 pm

Chris sucked.  Even Sanjaya woulda been more entertaining this week.  :o

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 04/25/07 at 8:57 am

"Change The World" has always been a favourite of mine and I thought Chris did a good job.

My vote is for Phil to go.

Melinda's performance was uneventful and Jordin was too shouty.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 04/25/07 at 1:48 pm

I'm predicting Lakisha.....I'll probably be wrong, though, I usually am ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 04/25/07 at 2:52 pm


Chris sucked.  Even Sanjaya woulda been more entertaining this week.  :o


Thank you! I thought I was the only one who hated Chris' performance



I'm predicting Lakisha.....I'll probably be wrong, though, I usually am ;D



No I think you're right... I think it should be Chris this week then  Lakisha  then Phil then Blake with Jordin and Melinda in the finals. Jordin should win. Melinda is very good and will get a record deal anyway- but Jordin is 17, cute and talented. Everything the idol should be!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 04/25/07 at 4:23 pm


No I think you're right... I think it should be Chris this week then  Lakisha  then Phil then Blake with Jordin and Melinda in the finals. Jordin should win. Melinda is very good and will get a record deal anyway- but Jordin is 17, cute and talented. Everything the idol should be!


How can you decide who should go in weeks that haven't even happened yet?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Satish on 04/25/07 at 7:02 pm

I'm still mad that Gina got voted off. Her rendition of "I'll Stand By You" was just so beautiful, it almost made me cry.  :\'(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 04/25/07 at 8:37 pm


I'm still mad that Gina got voted off. Her rendition of "I'll Stand By You" was just so beautiful, it almost made me cry.  :\'(


Gina will probably get a record deal.  She is a great singer, so to the public had one off night

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 04/25/07 at 9:00 pm

Yeah I liked Gina's version better than Carrie's.

But I gotta say....WOW!  Tonight's show was amazing and I was so shocked at first when I thought Jordin was going home.  But everything tonight was so moving......compared to this, the Finale is gonna suck

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 04/25/07 at 9:09 pm

I was kinda expecting this after LaKisha was announced safe.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 04/26/07 at 12:19 am


How can you decide who should go in weeks that haven't even happened yet?



I'm psychic  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/01/07 at 10:51 pm

Oh my gosh, I LOVED Blake's performance tonight!!!!  :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 05/01/07 at 10:59 pm


Oh my gosh, I LOVED Blake's performance tonight!!!!  :D


Me too. I was very impressed. I also thought LaKisha finally broke her string of sucky performances, and Melinda also did a solid job.

Phil bored me, as he usually does. Chris also bored me somewhat.

Jordin outright sucked but she won't go home because I'm sure a ton of people voted for her last week. However, she would be my choice to leave based on this week's performance.

Phil is the only one who was in my bottom three both weeks, so I guess I'd send him home, but I have a feeling Chris might be in trouble.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/01/07 at 11:02 pm

I thought Jordin did a good job.  It wasn't up there with Blake or Melinda, but I don't think she will go home.  Her performance last week will keep her in

I fear it might be Phil or Chris, but since this whole Sanjaya thing went on, It's always a mystery who stays and who goes home

I like Blake, but do you ever notice that when he sings, you can't see his teeth? lol

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/01/07 at 11:38 pm

Well remember 2 people will be going, so I'll say it's probably gonna be Phil and Chris.


I like Blake, but do you ever notice that when he sings, you can't see his teeth? lol


True, hehe, I still think he's cute though. ;) My dad was like, "Oh my gosh, he has no teeth!"  My dad actually describes him as a "better-looking Robin Williams." ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/02/07 at 5:44 am

I'd say that Chris and Jordin should go this time.  Mind you neither one was "terrible" but I think the other 4 distinguished themselves.  Chris as usual nasalized the Bon Jovi tune which is not something that needs to be done.  ::)

Blake's approach to his song was definitely gutsy.  In spots I think he went overboard but overall I'd say good job.

Melinda, as usual, mopped up the stage with the competition.  Another great showing.

All that said I suspect Blake will go, since he is not a "pretty boy".  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: AnnieBanannie on 05/02/07 at 12:11 pm

Haven't weighed in on "Idol" on this board yet... 

Last week, I would have said Chris or Lakisha. 

This week, Lakisha redeemed herself big time and Chris was still mediocre. 
Jordin was bad last night but her fans'll still vote for her, plus she was good on "inspiration" week.

I like Blake, but didn't get him last night.  It sounded like he veered from a reggae beat, to a beat box beat, to the original rock version of the song, several times over.  Avant-garde perhaps, but too distracting for me.  Also, to echo what I said on the Tiffany thread a few days ago, ENOUGH with the dang hair-darkening already. 
I think Simon was right on in that half would get Blake's performance and half wouldn't.  Blake has a big fan base, but I don't think it's as big as Jordin's.

Missed Phil 'cause I turned it on late, but the clip at the end looked good.  I think Phil is gaining momentum.  I think the country fans out there had been voting for all different people up until Phil's country performance, and when they discovered there was a country Idol to be had, threw their support to him. 

I wasn't keen on Meli's performance last night.  One, the vocals didn't work.  Two, it would've sent a more interesting message if she'd picked "It's My Life" as opposed to "Have a Nice Day."  I mean, she's so squaeky-clean already...I was cracking up: "I'm rock rebel Melinda Doolittle.  Wanna piece of me?  HAVE A NICE DAY.  So there!"  LOL I don't know.  It was just funny to me.

I think, taking all into consideration, that Chris and Lakisha are still gonna go home tongiht.  Yes, Kiki brought down the house last night, but bottom line is that I don't think she's got Blake's fan base.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/02/07 at 4:08 pm


All that said I suspect Blake will go, since he is not a "pretty boy".  :-\\


....uh....he's prettier than Phil......

I didn't get to see the show last night- just the ending clips but from what I saw:

-Phil seemed whiny and boring...big surprise
-Jordin was just pitchy all over the place
-LaKisha was better than the last couple weeks, but I thought I could still hear a hint of the "yelling"
-Blake's performance looked pretty good, I'll need to see the whole thing though
-Chris singing in the "nasaly" style and ruined the song so it seems
-Melinda looked like she did a good job as usual but Im not sure how much that song let her show off her vocals...guess I'd have to watch on youtube

My prediction: Chris and LaKisha are going home......maybe replace LaKisha with Phil but it will most likely be among those 3

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/02/07 at 9:00 pm

The internet majority was correct .. Phil and Chris went home.  It's a tough road, but someone had to go

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 05/02/07 at 10:08 pm


The internet majority was correct .. Phil and Chris went home.  It's a tough road, but someone had to go


I can't say I mind these results too much. It's going to be very interesting to see what the remaining four do next week. I've liked and disliked everyone left at times, so it will be a real tossup as to who can shine and who buries himself or herself.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/02/07 at 11:08 pm

Yup, just as I expected....

BTW, have yall noticed that they almost always call Melinda first on the results show?  It's like  duh! Of course she's safe no need for the "anticipation"  lol

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: AnnieBanannie on 05/03/07 at 7:46 am

Sigh.  It's beginning to look like Blakey's black hair is permanent.  Bleccchh.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/03/07 at 8:07 am

i love Blake's hair

and Chris... i'm sad he's gone.  he was cute.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: AnnieBanannie on 05/03/07 at 8:16 am


i love Blake's hair

and Chris... i'm sad he's gone.  he was cute.


They were adorable up there together last night, like two little playmates when they find out one is moving away.  :\'(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/03/07 at 8:45 am


Gina will probably get a record deal.  She is a great singer, so to the public had one off night


I'm suprised she got voted off too.  She is more marketable than any of the contestants that are left.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 05/03/07 at 9:47 am

Oh no, not Chris... not yet!  ;D I really liked his rendition of Wanted... DOA. Shame to see him go, but I see an album for him down the line.

Blake was rather good, I'll give him that. Not my usual thing but it worked.

Lakisha was back on form.

Jordin was screechy.

Melinda - great but she still hasn't that "it" factor for me. She's looking good though - much more her age.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/03/07 at 12:44 pm


They were adorable up there together last night, like two little playmates when they find out one is moving away.   :\'(


Yeah I thought so too, but then Blake was like, "Oh well, we'll be touring this summer so it's okay."

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 05/03/07 at 1:19 pm


i love Blake's hair


The old hair? Excellent. The new hair? Blech. Big mistake. If this were a hair competition, he would have entirely lost my support.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/03/07 at 7:18 pm


Oh no, not Chris... not yet!  ;D I really liked his rendition of Wanted... DOA. Shame to see him go, but I see an album for him down the line..


Chris' performance really bothered me. He did Wanted Dead or Alive and referenced the fact that Daughtry did last year.  Then he comes out to sing holding the mike stand the way Daughtry always did and even stomping his foot like Daugjtry. Instead of mimicing Jon Bon Jovi Chris Richardson mimicked Chris Daughtry.  And it was a piss poor attempt. 


I still think its Melinda and Jordin in the finals but I worry that all of Chris' fans will vote for Blake. He's a wild card.  Is it just me or does he look a little confused when he sings? It's his eyes. They don't hold much expression.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/03/07 at 10:10 pm


I still think its Melinda and Jordin in the finals but I worry that all of Chris' fans will vote for Blake. He's a wild card.  Is it just me or does he look a little confused when he sings? It's his eyes. They don't hold much expression.


Maybe 'cause his eyes are quite beady.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 05/03/07 at 10:20 pm


I still think its Melinda and Jordin in the finals but I worry that all of Chris' fans will vote for Blake. He's a wild card. 


The thing is, if the voting was like this, it'd be kind of pointless now. Why even have the top four perform if everyone already knew who he or she would like? I think it's gotta be a fresh judgment each week or else there's not even much point in watching the new shows.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 05/04/07 at 1:05 pm


The thing is, if the voting was like this, it'd be kind of pointless now. Why even have the top four perform if everyone already knew who he or she would like? I think it's gotta be a fresh judgment each week or else there's not even much point in watching the new shows.
There's obviously not, though.....look at Sanjaya :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/04/07 at 3:03 pm

So it was Gina booted off this weeks show?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/05/07 at 10:11 am


The thing is, if the voting was like this, it'd be kind of pointless now. Why even have the top four perform if everyone already knew who he or she would like? I think it's gotta be a fresh judgment each week or else there's not even much point in watching the new shows.


Ah that is quite logical... too bad the American public- especially the teenage masses who account for a large majority of the vote are do not respond to logic. Yes everyone should start with a clean slate each week but they don't they have a fan base and the one with the largest fan base wins.

If it comes down to Melinda and Jordin - the young crowd who controls the votes will vote Jordin because they like image over talent. Same if it's Melinda/Blake) but if it comes down to Jordin and Blake its up in the air because I think more girls will probably vote for Blake. Lakesha has little shot at it. But the truth is almost all of them will have albums anyway.

Chris is popular and looks like JT so they will capitalize on it.
Blake will probably sign with a label the day after he's vote out- unless the wildcard takes it

I don't know if Lakesha has the selling power for an album but someone might take the chance
Melinda will definately get an albulm- she is more adult comtempory (like Anita Baker) than pop or R&B
And I would bet my last cent that Sanjaya has an album out by the end of the year. Just in time for the girls to get in their Christmas Stocking
Gina could get an album too


I see Paris Bennett has an album dropping May 8th.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/05/07 at 3:02 pm


If it comes down to Melinda and Jordin - the young crowd who controls the votes will vote Jordin because they like image over talent. Same if it's Melinda/Blake) but if it comes down to Jordin and Blake its up in the air because I think more girls will probably vote for Blake. Lakesha has little shot at it. But the truth is almost all of them will have albums anyway.


The majority yes probably because of your points, but to be honest, Melinda is my least favorite of the final 4.  It's not her image because I think she does have a good image.  And she hits the notes of course but I just plain don't like her voice, I'm sorry.  What she does--she does well, but it's not something I would buy and listen to for an hour.  I really do prefer Jordin's voice over Melinda's because it just sounds more pure I think.  I also like Blake because the beatboxing is just so different than anything on the show.  Well Melinda and Lakisha are kind of a toss-up for me.  My parents are in their 50s and Melinda is their least favorite as well.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/08/07 at 7:41 pm

The three girls seem to be outsinging Blake.  I hate to see Blake go, but there's only 4 left, and someone has to go :(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 05/08/07 at 8:00 pm

^ I agree, Blake is still not as good as the other 3 left. He can sing well, but not like the other 3!!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 05/08/07 at 8:03 pm

I usually like Blake, but he would be my pick to leave tonight. Wouldn't cry if it were Jordin instead, but I thought her first song was decent whereas I don't think he truly nailed either of his.

Melinda was my favorite of the night, Lakisha was surprisingly my #2 despite some bum notes in both performances.

All of that said, people have been predicting the departure of Lakisha for some time now and I'm not sure she can cheat the hangman anymore.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/09/07 at 6:58 am

For me, Jordin was the best the first round, Melinda the second.  Melinda's 1st song was ok, but the song itself is a little boring.  But "To Love Somebody" is one of my favorite BeeGees songs and Jordin did a really good song.  "How can you mend a broken heart" is another one of my favorites and Melinda did really good with that as well.  But Jordins second song was pretty boring and she was flat on quite a few notes.

LaKisha once again picks a cliche song.  I mean come on, does anyone really think they can sing "Stayin Alive" without it sounding like really cheesy karaoke?  LaKisha's 2nd song was better, but still not very good.
And the lovechild of Sting and Bono, just because he had an awesome night beatboxing Bon Jovi, he thinks he should do it every time.  Extremely boring.

It's either gonna be LaKisha or Blake going home

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 05/09/07 at 7:04 am

At this point, I really don't care who wins.  Honestly, I wouldn't buy ANY of their albums....

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 05/09/07 at 9:07 am

I was all set for a great Barry Gibb night and then wham... yawn-city! Maybe I just wasn't in the mood for it, but I was bored to tears. I was also cringing big time at Blake's first performance. I realise beatboxing is an artform but man sometimes you just have to laugh. Anyone can go this week, not overly bothered.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: lorac61469 on 05/09/07 at 12:46 pm

I used to really like Blake but now it seems to me all of his songs sound the same.  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: SemperYoda on 05/09/07 at 1:40 pm

There were definitely more talented people early on in the show that should have made it farther. 

The reason I am a fan of Blake is, although he doesn't have the strongest voice, he still has taken more chances to stand out than the others have.  He hasn't done beat boxing in every song, and alot of times he mixes it in at the right times, not all the time.  When he didn't do it, the judges said he should bring it back.  He brought it back, they said he shouldn't do it every song.  Cant have it both ways I guess.  Melinda has a phenomenal voice, but I have yet to see her try something a little different than what she is used to.  But that is just me.  I have heard some people state that they think the judges are pushing the show in Jordan's favor, and I guess I can see some of that.  I dont have to be reminded every week that she is 17.  I dont think that should be a factor anymore.  Lakisha doesn't have any strage pressence in my opinion.  Its good that she is singing for her little girl, but at this point you need more than just hope to make it farther.

For singing I think Melinda should win.  For entertainment value, Blake should win.  Since this is a singing competition, Melinda should ultimately be the next American Idol.

AI is not really that great to me anyway.  Im more a fan of "So You Think You Can Dance."

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 05/09/07 at 4:57 pm

I was quite disappointed with all of their performances this time around, as they really butchered some great Bee Gees tunes...

Poor Barry Gibb must've been cringing when he heard them!  :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 05/09/07 at 6:56 pm

Dialidol says LaKisha or Melinda is going tonight, my money is on LaKisha.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/09/07 at 7:08 pm

Randay Jackson was right when he told Blake "just because you can do the beat-box thing, you don;t have to do it EVERY time".  Blake's beat box stuff is gonna get him in trouble if he does not stop the gratuitous use of it.

I thought Jordin did not do too bad of a job on "Woman in Love".  Sure she was "pitchy in places" but I give her high marks.  And I think Melinda made an interesting choice when she did "Inside and Out".

I do have to give Blake credit for his first song (I forget the name, it was a little-known BG tune).  Good reggae feel to it.  Too bad he muffed it with excessive beat box.

LaKisha... did not do it for me last ight.

I think Barry Gibb songs are kinda hard to sing because of his unique pitch and tone.  That is why, for example, I do not hink we will ever see a "Rob Thomas Night" on Idol.  While Rob is a great singer and song writer. most of his stuff is VERY difficult to sing in the right key.  :-\\

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 05/09/07 at 8:44 pm

Jessica Alba was on!  :-* :-* :-*

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 05/09/07 at 9:02 pm

Lakisha gone as predicted.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/09/07 at 9:12 pm


Lakisha gone as predicted.


Blake is next.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/09/07 at 9:43 pm

Didn't get to watch the show tonight.  Not surprised LaKisha's gone and not disappointed either.  Who was in the bottom 2?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 05/09/07 at 9:45 pm


Didn't get to watch the show tonight.  Not surprised LaKisha's gone and not disappointed either.  Who was in the bottom 2?


Blake and LaKisha.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 05/09/07 at 10:21 pm


Didn't get to watch the show tonight.  Not surprised LaKisha's gone and not disappointed either.  Who was in the bottom 2?


Well, there wasn't really a bottom two. Blake was the last person "saved," but Seacrest made no announcements about who was ranked where except, obviously, #4.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: SemperYoda on 05/10/07 at 5:59 am

I think Blake at least brings something different to the show this year.  If it wasn't for him, this season would be flat out boring.  He hasn't done the beat boxing thing in every song.  I remember in the middle of the season, he stopped using it, and then was told to bring it back.  He brought it back these last couple of weeks,  and now it is corny and over the top?   

Melinda is a great singer, just too old fashioned for me.  Kind of like Taylor Hicks. 

Jordan usually picks slow songs that are somewhat safe for her, and she doesnt' do a very good job with up tempo songs.  She is young and has a cute personality, I think that goes along way with voters. 

However, if Blake and Melinda do not win, I think that they will be fine just like Chris Daughtrey.  It will not hurt them to not be the next AI.

What I like about the results show, I have to sit through an hour of recaps and filler waiting for them to vote someone off.  Isn't it great? 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/10/07 at 6:22 am


Jessica Alba was on!  :-* :-* :-*


Dang, the one time I miss Idol :\'(

Subject: A

Written By: robby76 on 05/10/07 at 7:31 am

Despite my last almost scathing comment, I almost shed a tear for Lakisha. Surprised I was so sad to see her go.
  :(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: SemperYoda on 05/10/07 at 9:11 am

Or you could have stumped your toe running back in the room after the commercial break.  He He.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/10/07 at 11:31 am


What I like about the results show, I have to sit through an hour of recaps and filler waiting for them to vote someone off.  Isn't it great? 


LOL, I almost appreciate that, since AI is like the only show I watch anymore....might as well extend it.  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: SemperYoda on 05/10/07 at 12:36 pm

They make it more interesting you can have the contestants stand the whole time.  What would be great is if they say so and so, you are safe.  Have them smile and hug everyone.  Then tell the next person they are going home.  Then have them cry a bit.  Then say, ooops, sorry, we made a mistake, its the other way around.  :)  Im not that cruel.

I watch Jericho, Lost, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, So You Think You Can Dance, Amazing Race, Two and a half Men, and Real Time with Bill Mauer.  But I DVR the stuff, and watch it if I have time.  If not, who cares, it isn't that big a deal to me. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 05/10/07 at 2:47 pm

It was nice to see Barry Gibb singing last night on the show.  He still sounds really good.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/11/07 at 8:07 am


Paula said one of the girls (was it Melinda?) reminded her of Stephanie Mills  and 20 million teens said "Who?"  That's so sad.




Since this is a singing competition, Melinda should ultimately be the next American Idol.



Idol should be a singing competition but it's nothing more than a popularity contest.  If it were a singing competition Tyler Hicks would've never one. Sanjay would have never been top 12. Neiter would Jim V., JPL, Kevin Covais, Anthony Federov (I almost wrote Federline), plus 7 of the top ten from season 1.  We got lucky that the first couple of seasons. The winner, also happened to be able to sing, but really its been scary since the beginning. Not until they give us a top 12 where all 12 can actually sing will it be about the singing.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: SemperYoda on 05/11/07 at 9:18 am

That why I like the dance show.  All the contestants have a great talent and are not just in there based off popularity.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/11/07 at 2:11 pm


That why I like the dance show.  All the contestants have a great talent and are not just in there based off popularity.


Huh?  People vote on the dance show too.  Last week they (finally and mercifully) voted Billy Ray Cyrus off.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: SemperYoda on 05/11/07 at 2:12 pm

Oh, sorry.  I was talking about "So You Think You Can Dance."  I dont watch dancing with the overpaid stars.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/11/07 at 6:20 pm


Oh, sorry.  I was talking about "So You Think You Can Dance."   I dont watch dancing with the overpaid stars.


I thought that people voted on SYTYCD ???

I wonder what Benji and his hot cousin are doing these days? ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/12/07 at 1:11 pm

Just thinking bout all the different themes they've had on AI, who knows what they'll try to come up with next.  I was thinking earlier what if they tried to do a "Pink Floyd" night.  I can just imagine Blake beat-boxing "Another Brick in the Wall," Lakisha screaming "Great Gig in the Sky," Chris whining "Wish You Were Here"  lol    :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/12/07 at 8:03 pm


Just thinking bout all the different themes they've had on AI, who knows what they'll try to come up with next.  I was thinking earlier what if they tried to do a "Pink Floyd" night.  I can just imagine Blake beat-boxing "Another Brick in the Wall," Lakisha screaming "Great Gig in the Sky," Chris whining "Wish You Were Here"   lol     :D


"Another Beat Box in the Wall" :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/13/07 at 1:10 am


Just thinking bout all the different themes they've had on AI, who knows what they'll try to come up with next.  I was thinking earlier what if they tried to do a "Pink Floyd" night.  I can just imagine Blake beat-boxing "Another Brick in the Wall," Lakisha screaming "Great Gig in the Sky," Chris whining "Wish You Were Here"   lol     :D


If it were a Broadway themed night he would probably beat box  "Hard Knock Life" from Annie or "If I were Rich Man" from Fiddler even tho both of those songs have been used in contemperary rap and r&B songs... Blake's not as original as he thinks he is...  he kinda reminds me of robert van winkle (aka vanilla ice) :P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/13/07 at 8:17 am


If it were a Broadway themed night he would probably beat box  "Hard Knock Life" from Annie or "If I were Rich Man" from Fiddler even tho both of those songs have been used in contemperary rap and r&B songs... Blake's not as original as he thinks he is...  he kinda reminds me of robert van winkle (aka vanilla ice) :P


As V. Ice would say... "Word to your mother"...

;D ;D ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/13/07 at 8:20 am

I can;t wait for Eric Clapton Night where Blake does a beat box on "Tears in Heaven"



T-T-T-T-T-T-T-Tears in zawa-zawa-zawa H-H-H-H-H-H-H-H-H-Heaven


::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/13/07 at 10:17 pm


I can;t wait for Eric Clapton Night where Blake does a beat box on "Tears in Heaven"



T-T-T-T-T-T-T-Tears in zawa-zawa-zawa H-H-H-H-H-H-H-H-H-Heaven


::)


I hope Blake doesn't sing that song.  Eric Clapton shouldn't let anyone sing that song, cause he wrote it for his son and it holds a special meaning.  Anyone else singing it just sounds wrong

Though last year in the UK, some little kid choir group called "The Choirboys" had a Top 40 hit with it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvLAZ51Wsq8

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/15/07 at 9:12 pm

So.....tonight was kinda strange for me- not as big as I had hoped for.  And is it just me, or was Jordin just being plain rude and big-headed tonight? 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/15/07 at 10:44 pm


And is it just me, or was Jordin just being plain rude and big-headed tonight?   


In a way maybe.....

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 05/16/07 at 6:16 am

Oh my Lord Blake finally wow'ed me completely! His performance of Robin Thicke's "When I Get You Home" was the best of the night. It's all about song choice. Jordin's "Wishing On A Star" was good. Melinda... same story with me... great vocals but no star factor.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/16/07 at 2:09 pm

I liked all three, but I just don't know who will the the one to go, as they were all good.  I think it might be Blake :-\\

I like Melinda because she's exactly 4 days older than me lol

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/16/07 at 3:34 pm

Quote from: LyricBoy on May 13, 2007, 08:20:24 AM
I can;t wait for Eric Clapton Night where Blake does a beat box on "Tears in Heaven"



T-T-T-T-T-T-T-Tears in zawa-zawa-zawa H-H-H-H-H-H-H-H-H-Heaven


I think you got that wrong lyricboy... blake's beats are on the vowels not the consonants so it'd be more like
Tears-e-e-e-e-ears to Hea-ea-ea-ea-ea-eaven


Quote from Robby 76
Oh my Lord Blake finally wow'ed me completely! His performance of Robin Thicke's "When I Get You Home" was the best of the night. It's all about song choice. Jordin's "Wishing On A Star" was good. Melinda... same story with me... great vocals but no star factor


Sorry I really hated this performance. I am not a big Blake fan but more than other of his songs I thought this one really sucked.... then again I don't like Robin Thicke much either... his falsettos make my ears bleed.

QueenAmenRa
And is it just me, or was Jordin just being plain rude and big-headed tonight? 


I don't know that it was big-headed. She was trying to defend herself. Simon called all of her performances old fashioned. I think she was right to point out that he chose a song from 1977/78. She Works Hard for the money was released in 83. I Who Have Nothing was released in 63/64.  Jordin was born December of 89 so all her songs were old.  I think both Simon and Jordin need to work on their math skills because Simon said the song was 60 years old and its a young 44 years old and Jordin was trying to use Simon's song choice as an example but his song is 30 years old.  To be fair tho Simon liked Jordin's vocals but not the arrangement.

Obviously I am a big Jordin fan and I am pulling for her to win this thing.  Last night I voted for the first time because as I said previously on this board, that fact that Blake could have inherited Chris Richardson's votes scares me.  I live in California but through the magic of satelite tv I get the east coast feed of Idol so I began voting at 6pm PST.  I was worried because I could get through almost every time I called.  However, Idol airs in AZ (where Jordin is from) at 7pm and by 8pm, when the show was over, I couldn't get through to vote for her. The line was busy after the west coast airing also  So my fingers are tightly crossed.  I will not be happy if Jordin goes tonight but it won't be because I didn't try to keep her around one more week.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 05/16/07 at 4:45 pm

I thought Melinda's performances last night were stellar.  8)  She is by far the most talented of all the contestants, IMHO...but I just have this feeling that Jordin will win because she's young and attractive and that's probably what all the young voters want to see.  :-\\ 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/16/07 at 8:59 pm

THIS IS F***ED UP!!!!!!!!!!!  I'M NOT WATCHING ANYMORE

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/16/07 at 9:04 pm

I was sad to see Melinda go :\'(

In some ways, it's better that she didn't win.  I mean look at Chris Daughtry.  He didn't win, and look at him now 8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: MidKnightDarkness on 05/16/07 at 9:05 pm


THIS IS F***ED UP!!!!!!!!!!!  I'M NOT WATCHING ANYMORE



Seriously. I personally don't like the show all too much, but there's no way she should have been voted off tonight. You watch, Blake's going to win, because of all the lust-filled teenage girls who voted for him.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/16/07 at 9:06 pm

It's all Sanjaya's fault.  I don't know how, but there has to be a way to blame him

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 05/16/07 at 9:08 pm

I was kinda thinking Blake was gonna go, I don't really think he's that bad but Melinda was better.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/16/07 at 9:11 pm

Now I see the irony in having Elliott perform.  As he went home after the top 3, although he was (at least IMO) the best vocalist on the show last year.  Just didn't have the "pretty looks"  Same with Melinda and now she's gone.  I really thought this year would be different cuz Melinda is by far one of the best singers the show has had, and it's the first time I've seen somebody who never had a "bad" performance.  But the way people vote is so stupid.  A couple weeks ago I heard a radio host saying he thought Jordin should win cuz she's hot and her singing is "good enough."   If "good enough" was all we needed then even Sanjaya should win   >:(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 05/16/07 at 9:12 pm

On the other hand, Elliott Yamin's performance was great.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/16/07 at 9:18 pm

Un-%$#ing-believeable.  >:(

Melinda by FAR is the best of those three singers.  Jordin certainly knows that based on the look on her face.

I do predict great things in Melinda's future.  As Randay would say, she "blew it out the box" in her last song.  :)

Melinda, I tip my hat to you.  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/17/07 at 11:59 am


Now I see the irony in having Elliott perform.  As he went home after the top 3, although he was (at least IMO) the best vocalist on the show last year.  Just didn't have the "pretty looks"  Same with Melinda and now she's gone.  I really thought this year would be different cuz Melinda is by far one of the best singers the show has had, and it's the first time I've seen somebody who never had a "bad" performance.  But the way people vote is so stupid.  A couple weeks ago I heard a radio host saying he thought Jordin should win cuz she's hot and her singing is "good enough."   If "good enough" was all we needed then even Sanjaya should win   >:(

Yeah, but Sanjaya wasn't attractive.  We are talking about "American Idol".  These winners are supposedly picked by the American public and as I'm sure you know we are extremely shallow in this country when it comes to looks.  But going off of this explanation.....how did Taylor get through.  Who fricken knows? 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 05/17/07 at 2:57 pm


Now I see the irony in having Elliott perform.  As he went home after the top 3, although he was (at least IMO) the best vocalist on the show last year.  Just didn't have the "pretty looks"  Same with Melinda and now she's gone.  I really thought this year would be different cuz Melinda is by far one of the best singers the show has had, and it's the first time I've seen somebody who never had a "bad" performance.


I totally agree with you, QueenAmenRa!  :(

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dominic L. on 05/17/07 at 4:23 pm


Yeah, but Sanjaya wasn't attractive.  We are talking about "American Idol".  These winners are supposedly picked by the American public and as I'm sure you know we are extremely shallow in this country when it comes to looks.  But going off of this explanation.....how did Taylor get through.  Who fricken knows? 


Maybe it's set up, so that good singers, but weird choices of the good singers, win.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 05/17/07 at 7:53 pm

Melinda was pretty much destined to go last night just like Lakisha had no chance in the top four. The problem is that way too much of the public stops caring. They watch the show but they've stopped listening as they've decided in advance which contestant they like and then vote maniacally.

Jordin has had a few off weeks. Blake had decent performances but his vocals have been particularly weak lately. Based on their performances the past few weeks, neither should be in the top two, yet there they both are...

Last year it came down to Taylor, who is similar to the Blake role in that he can perform but wasn't the strongest singer, and Katharine, who was similar to Jordin in that she had a few decent weeks early on and then kept making it through even though she got weaker as the show progressed. Melinda plays the Elliott role by having strong performances in the later rounds but still going home in third place.

Unfortunately, by eliminating her, I'm pretty sure Melinda's career in the "big leagues" has ended. Unlike Elliott, I see her getting about the level of promotion of Vonzell Solomon. (Don't remember that name? Didn't know she released an album? Exactly.)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 05/18/07 at 12:26 am

American Idol is all about hype, creating headlines and getting people talking the next day - which is exactly what's happening. They love to keep us on our toes. If Blake had gone, it would have been as predicted and everything would've been less exciting - which goes against the whole formula.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: SemperYoda on 05/18/07 at 6:42 am

I highly doubt Simon will let Melinda go without a record contract.  Everyone knew she would get a contract regardless if she won or not.  Certain artists on the show do not need American Idol status to make it.  Taylor did just because he choice in music is not the "hip" music of today. Kelly Clarkson isn't a great singer.  Fantasia isn't a great singer.  Chris Daughtry wasn't technically a great singer either, but he is good in the genre that he sings.  This is my opinion.  There is no doubt that Melinda is a great singer, but does that mean that everyone likes her style?  I would expect her to be great from her years of experience.  And the Sanjaya syndrome has nothing to do with Blake and Jordan being in the finale. 

Did anyone vote? 

The Judges have been secretly pushing for Jordan in this competition because they know she is the only one at of the 2 that were left that would have a slightly harder time getting a recording contract.

They keep bringing up the fact that it is a singing competition, yet in fact, its more than that. American Idol is a status symbol.  Its looks, talent, and popularity.  We are way beyond the point of complaining about how celebrities look and our shallow thinking on the fact that everyone should look that way.  This is because we care about the lives of stars out there.  We watch shows like entertainment tonight, bla bla.  That is America's curse. 




Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 05/18/07 at 7:58 am


Yeah, but Sanjaya wasn't attractive.  We are talking about "American Idol".  These winners are supposedly picked by the American public and as I'm sure you know we are extremely shallow in this country when it comes to looks.  But going off of this explanation.....how did Taylor get through.  Who fricken knows? 
Yeah, but what's he done since?  Was his album even released yet?  I see Katharine all over the place and have yet to see Taylor perform anywhere outside of AI.

That being said, AI is about marketability.  Yes, Melinda had the best voice, but of the 3, she was the least marketable.  Jordin gets the "Mandy Moore, Hillary Duff, I wanna be like them" type sales, Blake gets the "JT, Backstreet Boys, lusty teenage girls" sales and what does Melinda have?

The only AI winner to have almost instant success was Carrie Underwood, and that was in the country music biz.  It took Kelly Clarkson a few years to get any major airplay and I haven't heard a single song from any of the other winners (besides Carrie) on any radio station I've ever listened to.  Besides them and Katharine, the only other ones I've heard are Josh Gracin (country) and Chris Daughtry (rock).  Best voice does not equal best album sales.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/18/07 at 11:31 am


I highly doubt Simon will let Melinda go without a record contract.  Everyone knew she would get a contract regardless if she won or not.  Certain artists on the show do not need American Idol status to make it.  Taylor did just because he choice in music is not the "hip" music of today. Kelly Clarkson isn't a great singer.  Fantasia isn't a great singer.  Chris Daughtry wasn't technically a great singer either, but he is good in the genre that he sings.  This is my opinion.  There is no doubt that Melinda is a great singer, but does that mean that everyone likes her style?   I would expect her to be great from her years of experience.  And the Sanjaya syndrome has nothing to do with Blake and Jordan being in the finale.   


Amen.


Yeah, but what's he done since?  Was his album even released yet?  I see Katharine all over the place and have yet to see Taylor perform anywhere outside of AI.


Yeah I just saw him on Jay Leno Monday.  And I sort of like his new single actually.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/18/07 at 11:52 am

For the record, I'm a 17-year-old girl that likes Blake.  And btw, from his audition he was the only one that stuck out for me because of his beatboxing.  I admit I think he's cute but honestly it's just an add-on thing.  He's actually quite average-looking.  And even if I didn't think so I would like him because his style of music is what I would listen to.  He's very Maroon 5/Jason Mraz-ish, which is what I love about him.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/18/07 at 2:36 pm


Yeah, but what's he done since?  Was his album even released yet?  I see Katharine all over the place and have yet to see Taylor perform anywhere outside of AI.

That being said, AI is about marketability.  Yes, Melinda had the best voice, but of the 3, she was the least marketable.  Jordin gets the "Mandy Moore, Hillary Duff, I wanna be like them" type sales, Blake gets the "JT, Backstreet Boys, lusty teenage girls" sales and what does Melinda have?

The only AI winner to have almost instant success was Carrie Underwood, and that was in the country music biz.  It took Kelly Clarkson a few years to get any major airplay and I haven't heard a single song from any of the other winners (besides Carrie) on any radio station I've ever listened to.  Besides them and Katharine, the only other ones I've heard are Josh Gracin (country) and Chris Daughtry (rock).  Best voice does not equal best album sales.


Taylor's album was released and supposedly sold over a million copies, but you are making the point that I was making....marketability.  I don't think Melinda was very marketable....except maybe to people who are into Dionne Warwick.  They (AI) hope for someone with looks and somewhat of an ability to sing....more well rounded.  But on occasion there are those that slip through...like Taylor. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/18/07 at 7:46 pm

even Blake was surprised Melinda got voted off... did you see his face?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/18/07 at 9:45 pm


even Blake was surprised Melinda got voted off... did you see his face?


Yeah I think everyone was pretty well surprised.  I assumed she would practically be guaranteed in the final 2, so it was a shocker.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/18/07 at 11:20 pm


Taylor's album was released and supposedly sold over a million copies, but you are making the point that I was making....marketability.  I don't think Melinda was very marketable....except maybe to people who are into Dionne Warwick.  They (AI) hope for someone with looks and somewhat of an ability to sing....more well rounded.  But on occasion there are those that slip through...like Taylor. 


Taylor's album sold big just over the hype cause he was the American Idol winner, and that hit he had 'Do I Make You Proud' came with the show, so it was pretty much a guaranteed hit before it was released.  If he gets a follow-up song in the charts, then he'll have cause for celebration.  Right now, he's in the same boat as Ruben and Fantasia .. American Idol winners who you might soon see on The Surreal Life ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 05/18/07 at 11:23 pm


Taylor's album was released and supposedly sold over a million copies, but you are making the point that I was making....marketability.  I don't think Melinda was very marketable....except maybe to people who are into Dionne Warwick.  They (AI) hope for someone with looks and somewhat of an ability to sing....more well rounded.  But on occasion there are those that slip through...like Taylor. 


It shipped a million so was certified platnum, though last time I checked he only has sold ~700,000. Daughtry on the other hand has sold ~2,500,000.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/19/07 at 12:01 am


Taylor's album sold big just over the hype cause he was the American Idol winner, and that hit he had 'Do I Make You Proud' came with the show, so it was pretty much a guaranteed hit before it was released.  If he gets a follow-up song in the charts, then he'll have cause for celebration.  Right now, he's in the same boat as Ruben and Fantasia .. American Idol winners who you might soon see on The Surreal Life ;D


Yeah, I'm thinking pretty much the same thing.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/19/07 at 12:03 am


It shipped a million so was certified platnum, though last time I checked he only has sold ~700,000. Daughtry on the other hand has sold ~2,500,000.


I couldn't believe it when I heard that figure. (about Taylor)  I mean, I think he's talented, but I would never buy one of his records. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 05/19/07 at 12:14 am


I couldn't believe it when I heard that figure. (about Taylor)  I mean, I think he's talented, but I would never buy one of his records. 


Me either lol.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/19/07 at 12:17 am

Taylor Hicks is the kind of singer that you hear kids say "My gramma likes him" ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/19/07 at 12:20 am


Taylor Hicks is the kind of singer that you hear kids say "My gramma likes him" ;D
;D

Well he has that Micheal McDonald sound, which belongs on the light hits station.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Brian06 on 05/19/07 at 12:20 am


Taylor Hicks is the kind of singer that you hear kids say "My gramma likes him" ;D


;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/19/07 at 6:51 am


Taylor's album sold big just over the hype cause he was the American Idol winner, and that hit he had 'Do I Make You Proud' came with the show, so it was pretty much a guaranteed hit before it was released.  If he gets a follow-up song in the charts, then he'll have cause for celebration.  Right now, he's in the same boat as Ruben and Fantasia .. American Idol winners who you might soon see on The Surreal Life ;D


True, but Reuben and Taylor have pretty cool personalities and are not grating like Fantasia is.  I would not mind being in The Surreal Life house with Reuben or Taylor.

I'm sure that Ruben and Taylor had obstacles to overcome in their lives but you did not hear it drummed into your head 24/7 like you did with Fantasia. "Oh I am a single mother <sob sob sob> and I am illiterate <blubber blubber blubber>"  ::)

I wish Reuben had been more succesful post-Idol because I liked his smooth voice and his cool persona.  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: SemperYoda on 05/19/07 at 9:38 am


True, but Reuben and Taylor have pretty cool personalities and are not grating like Fantasia is.  I would not mind being in The Surreal Life house with Reuben or Taylor.

I'm sure that Ruben and Taylor had obstacles to overcome in their lives but you did not hear it drummed into your head 24/7 like you did with Fantasia. "Oh I am a single mother <sob sob sob> and I am illiterate <blubber blubber blubber>"  ::)

I wish Reuben had been more succesful post-Idol because I liked his smooth voice and his cool persona.  8)



Ya, I get tired of overemphasizing a point in someones life.  I thought that they were gearing up for the same with Lakisha and her being a single mother.  Someone said that she had one of the stronger voices in the contest.  She was good at first, but her inexperience and inability to adapt start shining through.  She could belt a song just fine, but other than that had nothing.  Well, thats what I thought anyway.

Everyone complains about blake getting in there based off of teenage girls liking him.  That is a personality based issue.  Taylor hicks won off of personality as well.  It definitely was not for his singing voice.  I believe he won cause he was fun and acting like he enjoyed what he was doing. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/19/07 at 1:51 pm


I couldn't believe it when I heard that figure. (about Taylor)  I mean, I think he's talented, but I would never buy one of his records. 


Yeah that's cuz he's more fun to watch than to listen too... I never even heard that single... I was surprised to see it went to number one... I don't think it ever played on the radio stations in Santa Barbara


I like Ruben although he's kind of one note... you know like Brian McKnight he can sing R&B ballads but not much else.

I used to like Fantasia but then she tried acting... it was a very bad move... people say I am too harsh but she was cast in her Lifetime Bio... I mean if you can't convincing portray yourself in a film how in the hell can you tackle The Color Purple on Broadway... my guess- worst casting decision ever....  (I have to guess cuz I haven't seen it -and i'm not gonna!)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/19/07 at 2:58 pm


Yeah, but Sanjaya wasn't attractive.  We are talking about "American Idol".  These winners are supposedly picked by the American public and as I'm sure you know we are extremely shallow in this country when it comes to looks.  But going off of this explanation.....how did Taylor get through.  Who fricken knows? 


Actually, I think it was the exact opposite in Taylor's case.  People were so obsessed with how good-looking he...wasn't.  First the gray hair was so weird for someone of that age.  Then people loved laughing at his stupid dances and his overall genuine dumbness.  It would've been like Sanjaya winning except that Taylor actually had a pretty good voice.  I really enjoyed listening to him sing, but have to admit he made some pretty stupid song choices and was hard to watch if you were trying to HEAR him sing. 

In Melinda's case though, she's always picked good songs and NEVER hit a bad note or had a bad performance.  Even with "Sway" which Simon didn't like.  But then, everybody had trouble with Latino night and Melinda was still one of the best. 
BTW, I keep hearing Melinda referred to as "Shrek"  I don't get it.  I don't think she looks like Shrek

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/19/07 at 3:01 pm


Actually, I think it was the exact opposite in Taylor's case.  People were so obsessed with how good-looking he...wasn't.  First the gray hair was so weird for someone of that age.  Then people loved laughing at his stupid dances and his overall genuine dumbness.  It would've been like Sanjaya winning except that Taylor actually had a pretty good voice.  I really enjoyed listening to him sing, but have to admit he made some pretty stupid song choices and was hard to watch if you were trying to HEAR him sing. 

In Melinda's case though, she's always picked good songs and NEVER hit a bad note or had a bad performance.  Even with "Sway" which Simon didn't like.  But then, everybody had trouble with Latino night and Melinda was still one of the best. 
BTW, I keep hearing Melinda referred to as "Shrek"  I don't get it.  I don't think she looks like Shrek


They call her Shrek cuz she has no neck... I think.... the hair extensions detract from this tho... she looks much better with longer hair.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/19/07 at 11:09 pm


They call her Shrek cuz she has no neck... I think.... the hair extensions detract from this tho... she looks much better with longer hair.


Well that's definitely mean of some people, I thought she was quite cute.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/20/07 at 12:30 am

I do get the Shrek thing.  I would have never have thought of that though.  I heard her say on Jay Leno the other night that people say she looks like Shrek....and I was like, "Oh yeah...she kind of does."

http://www.contosprozaquianos.blogger.com.br/shrek2_wp09_1024.jpg
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20070511/capt.b93ad288dc2b449cbbbcc7e06add6319.american_idol_finalists_tnmh108.jpg

or

http://img.timeinc.net/who/photos/shrek.jpg
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20070511/capt.2922d2a25c6545d6a0d7bf8497208ad9.american_idol_finalists_tnmh107.jpg

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: jackas on 05/20/07 at 12:33 am


Yeah that's cuz he's more fun to watch than to listen too... I never even heard that single... I was surprised to see it went to number one... I don't think it ever played on the radio stations in Santa Barbara


I like Ruben although he's kind of one note... you know like Brian McKnight he can sing R&B ballads but not much else.

I used to like Fantasia but then she tried acting... it was a very bad move... people say I am too harsh but she was cast in her Lifetime Bio... I mean if you can't convincing portray yourself in a film how in the hell can you tackle The Color Purple on Broadway... my guess- worst casting decision ever....   (I have to guess cuz I haven't seen it -and i'm not gonna!)


I saw Taylor sing something on Jay Leno the other night...it wasn't good. 

I've never heard any of Ruben's songs.  I love Brian McKnight though. :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/20/07 at 6:39 am


I do get the Shrek thing.  I would have never have thought of that though.  I heard her say on Jay Leno the other night that people say she looks like Shrek....and I was like, "Oh yeah...she kind of does."



Yeah, they used to say that Fantasia looked like the Kool-Aid Pitcher, too.  :P

Casting Fantasia in "The Color Purple"?  Strictly a marketing decsiion and not one based on acting talent.  The general concept was "Hey, let's cast Fantasia in the part instead of a real actress.  People will flock to the theatre because she is so inspiring".  ::)

But... Oprah was cast in this same role years ago (for the movie) and the formula actually worked.  But in her case she actually had a screen presence and talent from which to draw.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/20/07 at 12:28 pm


I do get the Shrek thing.  I would have never have thought of that though.  I heard her say on Jay Leno the other night that people say she looks like Shrek....and I was like, "Oh yeah...she kind of does."

http://www.contosprozaquianos.blogger.com.br/shrek2_wp09_1024.jpg
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20070511/capt.b93ad288dc2b449cbbbcc7e06add6319.american_idol_finalists_tnmh108.jpg

or

http://img.timeinc.net/who/photos/shrek.jpg
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20070511/capt.2922d2a25c6545d6a0d7bf8497208ad9.american_idol_finalists_tnmh107.jpg


Great pictures!  8)



Yeah, they used to say that Fantasia looked like the Kool-Aid Pitcher, too.  :P

Casting Fantasia in "The Color Purple"?  Strictly a marketing decsiion and not one based on acting talent.  The general concept was "Hey, let's cast Fantasia in the part instead of a real actress.  People will flock to the theatre because she is so inspiring".  ::)

But... Oprah was cast in this same role years ago (for the movie) and the formula actually worked.  But in her case she actually had a screen presence and talent from which to draw.



Fantasia is playing Celie (Whoopi Goldberg's role), Oprah played Miss Sophia.  But you're right... Oprah was able to play the role well. I don't think Oprah had any acting training either.  But she was in love with the book from the moment she read it. She knew the role of Sophia inside and out that's why she could portray her so well.

I just read a review of Fantasia's performance and they might as well have been writing about Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls.  They loved it.  Like I said I haven't seen the play and I am basing my harsh judgement on the horrible performance she gave when she played herself in her bio-pic on Lifetime.  So maybe she took some acting classes or just feels more deeply about the Color Purple than her own life story whatever it is... best of luck 'tasia

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80s_cheerleader on 05/22/07 at 9:35 am


It shipped a million so was certified platnum, though last time I checked he only has sold ~700,000. Daughtry on the other hand has sold ~2,500,000.
Exactly.  A record company can ship a billion albums and that's what they base the "rating" (i.e. gold, platinum, etc) on.  It doesn't mean that it's actually sold a billion, although with "bargain bins," they might get close ;)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/23/07 at 10:46 am


Exactly.  A record company can ship a billion albums and that's what they base the "rating" (i.e. gold, platinum, etc) on.  It doesn't mean that it's actually sold a billion, although with "bargain bins," they might get close ;)


Remember Season 1 runner-up Justin Guarini?  In many stores, I've seen his album in bargin bins that range from 99c to $2.99 ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/23/07 at 6:54 pm

ZOMG ZAC EFRON WAS JUST ON THE IDOL RED CARPET :o  HE'S SO AWESOME I COULD JUST DIE!

;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/23/07 at 7:59 pm

I forgot to watch the show last night but oh well.  I'm watching now and I gotta say Melinda's performance w/ CeCe Winans was just awesome!!!  Jordin's cutesy little routines have been kinda annoying

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/23/07 at 11:55 pm


Remember Season 1 runner-up Justin Guarini?  In many stores, I've seen his album in bargin bins that range from 99c to $2.99 ;D


That's still too much money... they oughta pay us 2.99 to listen to it ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/24/07 at 12:21 am

Blake's performance at the finale was so freakin' addicting!!!  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/24/07 at 12:29 am


Blake's performance at the finale was so freakin' addicting!!!  ;D


I'll admit that duet with Doug E. Fresh was the first performances of Blakes that I liked.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/24/07 at 12:36 am


How can you decide who should go in weeks that haven't even happened yet?


Okay Windbreaker05 I predicted Jordin's win on 4/25....I'll take my kudos now!  8)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/24/07 at 12:40 am

Wow nice goin'!  ;)

I remember when it was like the top 10 and I told my mom, "I hope Jordin and Blake are the top 2."  Never thought it'd work out that way.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: robby76 on 05/24/07 at 8:29 am

I think the African Childrens Choir should've won! They were the cutest!

All in all it was a great finale results show - so much so that by the end of it I didn't care who won. They were both worthy of it.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: danootaandme on 05/24/07 at 10:41 am

I was surfing and saw Smokey, that was a great set.  I gotta say, I don't care what anyone says, I love Sanjaya.  Watching him, I don't see a hint of the oppressive, obssesive quality that you see to some extent in all of the contestants.  He seems like he is having a great time and he ain't a bad singer. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 05/24/07 at 6:01 pm


Blake's performance at the finale was so freakin' addicting!!!  ;D


Yeah, I totally loved it when he was doing his beat boxin' and he started talking like a girl, saying something like, "Oh, oh my god," It totally cracked me up!!  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/24/07 at 7:36 pm


Wow nice goin'!  ;)

I remember when it was like the top 10 and I told my mom, "I hope Jordin and Blake are the top 2."  Never thought it'd work out that way.  :)


Yeah I kno.... mad skillz... seriously gotta give it to you tho. I didn't see Blake in the final two until the night he and Chris R. were in the bottom two... I knew then that he would get all the teeny booper votes.... I mean the 17 year olds like yourself...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: audkal on 05/24/07 at 11:46 pm


Yeah I kno.... mad skillz... seriously gotta give it to you tho. I didn't see Blake in the final two until the night he and Chris R. were in the bottom two... I knew then that he would get all the teeny booper votes.... I mean the 17 year olds like yourself...


Hehe, IDK if I would consider myself a teeny-bopper though. ::) I don't really go for like....whoever is out there just because other people like them, ya know?  I never cared for Chris R. at all.  From the beginning my favorites were Blake, Phil, Chris S., Gina, and Jordin.  They were all sorta different from eachother, but all had something good to offer.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/25/07 at 2:35 pm


I was surfing and saw Smokey, that was a great set.  I gotta say, I don't care what anyone says, I love Sanjaya.  Watching him, I don't see a hint of the oppressive, obssesive quality that you see to some extent in all of the contestants.  He seems like he is having a great time and he ain't a bad singer. 


I don't know if you are as familiar with the TV series Friends as I am but there is a quote I am compelled to share... as Chandler said to Joey "You're supposed to stop the qtip when there's resistance!"    Sanjay is tone deaf..and apparently you are a little too... sorry but I had to say it...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/25/07 at 6:58 pm

Sanjaya has good nights and bad nights.  More bad than good, which isn't good cause he's really bad, and being that bad is very bad :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/26/07 at 8:17 am


Sanjaya has good nights and bad nights.  More bad than good, which isn't good cause he's really bad, and being that bad is very bad :D




You make a good point... I probably would have more respect for Sanjaya if he'd just come out and sang the Michael Jackson song Bad

I know I'm Bad, I'm Bad
You Know it. (real, real bad)

The song takes on a whole new meaning in this context...

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: QueenAmenRa on 05/28/07 at 5:02 pm

I was showing my sister a bunch of AI clips on youtube (she didn't watch this season) and we figured out why Jordin sucks: horrible breath control.  The same reason I didn't like Chris Daughtry last year.  Yeah, so they're both good-looking and good enough singers.  But both of them whenever they would sing live on the show had that horrible shakiness in their voice.  I don't mean the vibrato you're supposed to have when you're singing correctly.  I mean shaking out of control.  Just watch the "You'll Never Walk Alone" video and you'll see what I mean.  I never liked it, and don't get why all the judges were crazy for it seeing as she wasn't even on pitch in most of that song. 
Fortunately for Daughtry, you can somehow cover up all those imperfections when you record a song.  So I guess once Jordin makes an album they'll do something so that it sounds more pleasing to the ear (I mean really, if you were listening to how she was singing "You'll Never Walk Alone" on the radio without seeing her face, you'd turn it off)  I guess that's the case for a lot of the contestants on AI

So does anybody know if Melinda has signed a contract?  Obviously, she'll get one, but I wonder if she'll choose a secular genre like R&B or if she'll go the Contemporary Christian/Gospel route

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/10/13 at 6:42 am

Now it seems that Randy Jackson will be partying ways with American Idol, I stopped watching this show years ago, It became watchable when it had William Hung, Sanjaya Malakar and a few bunch of others back then in the Seasons 1 and 2 but then after that I stopped watching it altogether.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: warped on 05/10/13 at 6:46 am


Now it seems that Randy Jackson will be partying ways with American Idol, I stopped watching this show years ago, It became watchable when it had William Hung, Sanjaya Malakar and a few bunch of others back then in the Seasons 1 and 2 but then after that I stopped watching it altogether.


I have never had any interest in that show at all, or similar shows to that.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Tashlovglit on 05/10/13 at 8:51 am

I watched it for seasons 1-5.  It gets worse and worse each year.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/10/13 at 9:55 am


Now it seems that Randy Jackson will be partying ways with American Idol, I stopped watching this show years ago, It became watchable when it had William Hung, Sanjaya Malakar and a few bunch of others back then in the Seasons 1 and 2 but then after that I stopped watching it altogether.

I still watch it and every year my husband says "Why are we watching that sheesh again this year" It's almost like a drug I have to watch it once they get to the final 10.
Last night they got rid of the wrong girl (they were down to 3) My husband and I think the one girl Kree got sympathy votes because both her parents have died and she's like 22 so people may feel sorry for her and not vote on her singing.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/10/13 at 11:09 am


I still watch it and every year my husband says "Why are we watching that sheesh again this year" It's almost like a drug I have to watch it once they get to the final 10.
Last night they got rid of the wrong girl (they were down to 3) My husband and I think the one girl Kree got sympathy votes because both her parents have died and she's like 22 so people may feel sorry for her and not vote on her singing.


Agreed!  I didn't start watching this season until I heard it was all girls and a guy...top 6?
I was instantly blown away by a couple if them.
I really thought Angie had it locked up last night.

I was worried because I think Candace is the better vocalist but not necessarily a popular option. When she went thru I thought: Great Candace and Angie will be a great battle in the finale. WTF! HTF did that happen!!! Oh well Candace is guaranteed to win now...especially if Angie fans are pissed at Kree and give their vote Candace :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/10/13 at 7:54 pm


I watched it for seasons 1-5.  It gets worse and worse each year.


I watched 1 and 2 then it went downhill after that.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/11/13 at 5:07 am


Agreed!  I didn't start watching this season until I heard it was all girls and a guy...top 6?
I was instantly blown away by a couple if them.
I really thought Angie had it locked up last night.

I was worried because I think Candace is the better vocalist but not necessarily a popular option. When she went thru I thought: Great Candace and Angie will be a great battle in the finale. WTF! HTF did that happen!!! Oh well Candace is guaranteed to win now...especially if Angie fans are pissed at Kree and give their vote Candace :D

Yeah when I first started watching this year I thought Candace had it locked up, that's how good she is, but then Angie started coming on strong so I was divided between the two of them...So lets go Candace!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/11/13 at 7:33 am

Who remembers watching Season 1 and 2 back when it was interesting?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/11/13 at 10:16 am


Who remembers watching Season 1 and 2 back when it was interesting?

It can still be interesting now, you just have to wait till they get to the top 10.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/11/13 at 11:36 am


It can still be interesting now, you just have to wait till they get to the top 10.


Exactly.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/11/13 at 11:56 am



Who remembers watching Season 1 and 2 back when it was interesting?


I didn't think season one was all that interesting I thought there were only 3 good singers in the completion (at least Kelly Clarkson was one of the three)

Season two I only remember the top 3....I cannot name any of the other contestants from that season. If you name them I might remember but I would not be able to name any of them without help from google.

Season 3 was my favorite season....thats when Jennifer Hudson began her total domination over the world lol

Season 4 Carrie won season 4 right? I'm hard pressed to remember who besides no nice was on her season? Was that Constantine's season??? Or was he with Taylor hicks! Doesn't matter I hate him. (ETA naw the douhe was on season 4)

Season 5 speaking of taylor hicks...I'm convinced is when the haters started to control the votes. That's the only explanation for the Taylor hicks win.

Case in point....season 6 sanjaya was probably on track to win. I hate to say it but Virginia tech was probably a big reason why sanjaya left he got the least votes and I think it's because the people Howard stern was getting to "vote for the worst" were too busy watching news to mess with the idol results. Thankfully Jordan sparks won that season.

Season 7...that was David cook right? I hated David archduke ta and Adam lambert annoyed me

Season 8 didn't watch an ep.

I think I saw season 9 but got pissed when crystal bowersox lost to lee Dewyze? That was a travesty.

I watched a couple eps of the season Scotty McCreery won

I didn't watch the season Phil Philips won

Now as I said previously I came into this season at the finale 6. The talent is the best I've seen in years


Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/11/13 at 12:01 pm



As I was typing ^

Say what you will about idol but look at the career launch its become.

Kelly Clarkson
Clay akin
Jennifer Hudson
Kellie pickler
Carrie underwood
Constantine M  8-P but he's kicking ass on the stage apparently
Adam lambert
Chris daughtey
Jessica Sanchez was just on glee
Lauren Alana is releasing her second album
I've heard a David archuleta song in the radio
Jordan sparks was in sparkle with Whitney
Fantasia was in the stage production of The Color Purple

And I'm sure there are others.

With a handful of seasons it's almost better to lose idol than to win it  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/11/13 at 1:08 pm

Season two I only remember the top 3....I cannot name any of the other contestants from that season. If you name them I might remember but I would not be able to name any of them without help from google.

Ruben Studdard
Clay Aiken
Corey Clark
Kimberly Clarke

...to name a few.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/11/13 at 1:28 pm




Ruben Studdard
Clay Aiken
Corey Clark
Kimberly Clarke

...to name a few.

I mostly remember Clay and Ruben and a little bit of Kimberly. I think Corey got kicked off because he was um "chummy" with Paula.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/11/13 at 1:30 pm



As I was typing ^

Say what you will about idol but look at the career launch its become.

Kelly Clarkson
Clay akin
Jennifer Hudson
Kellie pickler
Carrie underwood
Constantine M  8-P but he's kicking ass on the stage apparently
Adam lambert
Chris daughtey
Jessica Sanchez was just on glee
Lauren Alana is releasing her second album
I've heard a David archuleta song in the radio
Jordan sparks was in sparkle with Whitney
Fantasia was in the stage production of The Color Purple

And I'm sure there are others.

With a handful of seasons it's almost better to lose idol than to win it  ;D

Lets not forget Phillip Phillips song "Home" which is played quite a lot.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/11/13 at 1:51 pm


I mostly remember Clay and Ruben and a little bit of Kimberly. I think Corey got kicked off because he was um "chummy" with Paula.


Did they sue?  ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/11/13 at 10:03 pm

I love the first six seasons! After that I lost interest for some reason.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/11/13 at 11:15 pm


Did they sue?  ???

I don't remember much just that he was gone and nobody knew why and later the media said that him and Paula had gotten close. There was also an arrest record he had an never told the producers of the show, so that was the official reason behind him getting kicked off.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/12/13 at 1:03 am


Lets not forget Phillip Phillips song "Home" which is played quite a lot.

Never heard it...nor had I heard of him until I heard his name mentioned on idol Thursday night

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 05/12/13 at 8:35 am

The only "Home" from an idol contestant I remember is Chris Daughtry's.  Excellent song.


I haven't watched Idol in a while.  I quit watching the whole thing when Simon left.  He may have been a jerk, but I liked that he wasn't afraid to tell someone what they did wrong.  I watched a couple of eps last season and absolutely none this season.  Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj as judges turned me off completely.  The show is supposed to be about the contestants not the judges.  Mariah gets attention by just being Mariah.  And Nicki just bugs the heck out of me. 


Glad to see Randy Jackson is leaving.  (Or not being renewed depending on the story you believe ;D)  He tried hard to be Simon but it didn't work.  I don't think I have ever heard him say anything constructive.  Maybe if I could get past the 'yo yo yo's' or the 'dawgs' I could have heard something.  And lets not forget the incessant name dropping. ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/12/13 at 10:27 am


The only "Home" from an idol contestant I remember is Chris Daughtry's.  Excellent song.


I haven't watched Idol in a while.  I quit watching the whole thing when Simon left.  He may have been a jerk, but I liked that he wasn't afraid to tell someone what they did wrong.  I watched a couple of eps last season and absolutely none this season.  Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj as judges turned me off completely.  The show is supposed to be about the contestants not the judges.  Mariah gets attention by just being Mariah.  And Nicki just bugs the heck out of me. 


Glad to see Randy Jackson is leaving.  (Or not being renewed depending on the story you believe ;D)  He tried hard to be Simon but it didn't work.  I don't think I have ever heard him say anything constructive.  Maybe if I could get past the 'yo yo yo's' or the 'dawgs' I could have heard something.  And lets not forget the incessant name dropping. ::)


Never heard it...nor had I heard of him until I heard his name mentioned on idol Thursday night

Yeah both Daughtry and Phillip Phillips had songs named Home and once my piece of crap computer lets me share youtube songs I'll post it.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/12/13 at 3:51 pm

I liked Taylor Hicks, he was a good singer.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/12/13 at 6:54 pm


I liked Taylor Hicks, he was a good singer.


I think we will have to disagree on that one.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/12/13 at 8:25 pm

Remember Blake Lewis, the beat boxer who placed 2nd on the 6th season of American Idol?

He's got a new album coming out and the first single Your Touch has already peaked at #38 in the UK chart.  I was quite surprised when I saw that.  Quite a catchy tune!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUPzSrKqQ-E

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/12/13 at 8:36 pm


Remember Blake Lewis, the beat boxer who placed 2nd on the 6th season of American Idol?

He's got a new album coming out and the first single Your Touch has already peaked at #38 in the UK chart.  I was quite surprised when I saw that.  Quite a catchy tune!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUPzSrKqQ-E



found this on youtube.... memorable as it seems to be I have absolutely no recollection of him or this



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4IGm9E4W9g

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/12/13 at 8:37 pm



Hands down... my all time favorite Idol Performance is this one...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOsR5UHULyYE

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/13/13 at 5:04 am


I liked Taylor Hicks, he was a good singer.


I think we will have to disagree on that one.

I have to agree with Snoz on this one.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/13/13 at 7:40 am


I think we will have to disagree on that one.


Was it because he was too country? ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/13/13 at 8:36 am

Home -Phillip Phillips
http://youtu.be/HoRkntoHkIE

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/13/13 at 1:02 pm


Was it because he was too country? ???



No. I didn't think he was country at all. I thought he was a horrible singer.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/13/13 at 2:23 pm

Who here remembers William Hung?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/13/13 at 2:47 pm

Who here doesn't remember William Hung?  ::)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/13/13 at 3:37 pm


Who here remembers William Hung?



Who here doesn't remember William Hung?  ::)



Why would we want to remember William hung.  8-P

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/13/13 at 9:49 pm


Who here remembers William Hung?


;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/13/13 at 9:50 pm


Who here doesn't remember William Hung?  ::)


I didn't think he was that funny. Although I have to admit, he was genuinely nice and had confidence. Other than that, his 'act' wasn't funny.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/13/13 at 9:51 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ijx-oe0o64

Anyone remember this guy?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 05/13/13 at 10:45 pm


Was it because he was too country? ???


On what planet was Taylor Hicks country?  He wasn't even remotely country.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 05/13/13 at 10:47 pm


Home -Phillip Phillips
http://youtu.be/HoRkntoHkIE


Okay, I have heard that one before.  Not by him, though.  Wasn't it a commercial jingle for a while?  I think for American Family Insurance. 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: wsmith4 on 05/14/13 at 5:05 am


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ijx-oe0o64

Anyone remember this guy?


Oh God!! LOL Yes!! This guy cracked me up.  SOOOO FUNNY!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/14/13 at 6:45 am


I didn't think he was that funny. Although I have to admit, he was genuinely nice and had confidence. Other than that, his 'act' wasn't funny.


But he came out with a Christmas Album for Pete's sake.  ;D

http://static.rateyourmusic.com/album_images/9160537222acf327f42ed693c34348a7/195921.jpg

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/14/13 at 6:46 am



Why would we want to remember William hung.  8-P


just asking.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/14/13 at 6:49 am


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ijx-oe0o64

Anyone remember this guy?


that was deplorable.  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/14/13 at 7:53 am


Okay, I have heard that one before.  Not by him, though.  Wasn't it a commercial jingle for a while?  I think for American Family Insurance.

Yeah they have used his song in lots of commercials and even during the tragic events in Boston.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/14/13 at 11:05 am


that was deplorable.  ;D


;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/14/13 at 11:05 am


Oh God!! LOL Yes!! This guy cracked me up.  SOOOO FUNNY!


It disturbed me, but made me laugh at the same time!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/14/13 at 11:06 am


But he came out with a Christmas Album for Pete's sake.  ;D

http://static.rateyourmusic.com/album_images/9160537222acf327f42ed693c34348a7/195921.jpg


Now that's funny!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: whistledog on 05/14/13 at 8:33 pm

Speaking of American Idol, there have been other versions of Idol around the world including Pop Idol, the UK series that started it all.  In Canada, we had Canadian Idol that launched the careers of a few stars that only had success in Canada, with the exception of 1 contestant in Season 5 who went on to become world famous ...

Then:  1997
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQ3_jk1JPS8

Now:  2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBOE1aUNZVo

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/16/13 at 6:41 pm



Interestingly enough I passed two-. TWO! -billboards announcing Scott mccreeys upcoming appearance at a casino near Indio CA

They get big names there like 70s/80s artists you didn't know were still touring.  :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/16/13 at 11:10 pm



When did they start handing out the silver mike award to the idol winner? I don't remember ever seeing that

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/17/13 at 6:41 am

so now Randy Jackson will be leaving as well as Nicki Minaj.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/17/13 at 9:34 am


so now Randy Jackson will be leaving as well as Nicki Minaj.

I wonder who will judge next year, as they don't think Mariah and Keith Urban are coming back.


Jlo performed last night and Mariah was the only judge that didn't give her a standing ovation :-\\ do you think there is bad blood there.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/17/13 at 10:51 am


I wonder who will judge next year, as they don't think Mariah and Keith Urban are coming back.


Jlo performed last night and Mariah was the only judge that didn't give her a standing ovation :-\\ do you think there is bad blood there.


I noticed that too. There may be some completion plus Mariah probably got dumped by someone for JLo


Candice & JHud was my favorite performance of the night.

I didn't live blog here but I did on Facebook there were a few commentable moments.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/17/13 at 5:11 pm


I wonder who will judge next year, as they don't think Mariah and Keith Urban are coming back.


Jlo performed last night and Mariah was the only judge that didn't give her a standing ovation :-\\ do you think there is bad blood there.



That's normal in the music industry. A lot of female singers are competitive with each other. Who can sale the most records eh? :D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/17/13 at 7:25 pm


I wonder who will judge next year, as they don't think Mariah and Keith Urban are coming back.


Jlo performed last night and Mariah was the only judge that didn't give her a standing ovation :-\\ do you think there is bad blood there.


You know Ninny I liked the original cast from 10 years ago.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/17/13 at 8:20 pm


I noticed that too. There may be some completion plus Mariah probably got dumped by someone for JLo


Candice & JHud was my favorite performance of the night.

I didn't live blog here but I did on Facebook there were a few commentable moments.


That's normal in the music industry. A lot of female singers are competitive with each other. Who can sale the most records eh? :D

I read it has to do with Mariah's ex- husband Tommy Mottola, after their divorce he mentored Jennifer. Plus there have been rumors that Idol is trying to get Lopez back.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/17/13 at 8:26 pm


You know Ninny I liked the original cast from 10 years ago.

I'm not sure you'll ever see those 3 back again, but yes they were great together.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/18/13 at 2:13 am

Just saw Frankie Valli singing on American Idol, he should win!

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/18/13 at 6:45 am


I'm not sure you'll ever see those 3 back again, but yes they were great together.


I thought having Nicki Minaj on American Idol made it worse. She doesn't have musical knowledge plus she acts like a bitch.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/18/13 at 10:59 am


I thought having Nicki Minaj on American Idol made it worse. She doesn't have musical knowledge plus she acts like a bitch.


She wasn't acting.  ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Dagwood on 05/18/13 at 11:11 am


She wasn't acting.  ;D


;D  So true

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/18/13 at 7:34 pm


She wasn't acting.  ;D


and she dresses like a clown.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/18/13 at 7:46 pm


and she dresses like a clown.


http://www.shannonfennell.com/BurgundyRed.jpg

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/18/13 at 9:15 pm


I thought having Nicki Minaj on American Idol made it worse. She doesn't have musical knowledge plus she acts like a bitch.

She didn't really bother me, at first I thought good God, but then there were times when people didn't sing well and she told it like it was. Mariah on the other hand sometimes was too nice.
And what's the difference between her acting like a bitch or Simon Cowell being rude, they both have the same styles.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Goodogbadog on 05/18/13 at 10:41 pm


You know Ninny I liked the original cast from 10 years ago.


I did not not not like Simon. ACK ACK ACK AND BARF!!  8-P    Such a rude dude. And thought he was God's gift to the world.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/19/13 at 2:15 am


She didn't really bother me, at first I thought good God, but then there were times when people didn't sing well and she told it like it was. Mariah on the other hand sometimes was too nice.
And what's the difference between her acting like a bitch or Simon Cowell being rude, they both have the same styles.


I didn't like her random phony British accent. It would come out of nowhere.

I hated the nicki / Mariah drama

It was refreshing to get honesty and her criticism turned out to be more constructive than I initially gave her credit for. And more constructive than Simons. All of that was swallowed whole by her outlandish costumes and outrageous behavior. And her lame nicknames for the contestants were annoying.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/19/13 at 6:07 am


I didn't like her random phony British accent. It would come out of nowhere.

I hated the nicki / Mariah drama

It was refreshing to get honesty and her criticism turned out to be more constructive than I initially gave her credit for. And more constructive than Simons. All of that was swallowed whole by her outlandish costumes and outrageous behavior. And her lame nicknames for the contestants were annoying.

What you didn't like those nicknames ;D I'm sure Kree told everyone call me Kreedom that's my new name.

You know who should be a judge....Lady Gaga,this DJ on the oldies channel I listen to said that she has a good knowledge of music. She would be interesting.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/19/13 at 11:18 am


What you didn't like those nicknames ;D I'm sure Kree told everyone call me Kreedom that's my new name.

You know who should be a judge....Lady Gaga,this DJ on the oldies channel I listen to said that she has a good knowledge of music. She would be interesting.


I'd be shocked....SHOCKED I TELL YA!....if she didn't title her first album Let Kreedom Ring  :D


There are too many singing shows idol should retire and let the kiddies take over.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/19/13 at 3:20 pm


I did not not not like Simon. ACK ACK ACK AND BARF!!  8-P    Such a rude dude. And thought he was God's gift to the world.


That was his job, to be blunt.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/19/13 at 3:21 pm

I didn't like her random phony British accent. It would come out of nowhere.


Who had a phony British accent? ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/19/13 at 3:25 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwLwesbool0

remember Taylor Hicks's audition?

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: warped on 05/19/13 at 3:28 pm


I did not not not like Simon. ACK ACK ACK AND BARF!!  8-P    Such a rude dude. And thought he was God's gift to the world.


Oh yeah, I'm with you. Can't stand him. That's one of the mail reasons why I never watched. I hear him talk for 5 seconds, I change the channel. He is so rude.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Inertia on 05/19/13 at 4:30 pm

I haven't watched American Idol in a long time. I liked it more in its earlier seasons.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/19/13 at 6:13 pm



Who had a phony British accent? ???


N. minaj

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/20/13 at 6:25 am


I haven't watched American Idol in a long time. I liked it more in its earlier seasons.


I agree.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/20/13 at 6:25 am


N. minaj


I don't remember any accent.  ???

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/20/13 at 11:41 am


I don't remember any accent.  ???


There were times where she uses a fake accent

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: ninny on 05/20/13 at 12:21 pm


There were times where she uses a fake accent

Well she did live for 5 years in Trinidad and Tobago maybe she still has a little accent left in her.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: yelimsexa on 05/20/13 at 12:33 pm

I read a recent article that Idol's ratings are the lowest since the first season after peaking in 2006-07. With Dancing With The Stars cutting back to one night a week this fall, it appears that the age of the talent competition show in primetime is on the wane. I only watched Idol around its peak and a bit afterwards, but have started to move back towards scripted series more. I feel that next year may be make it or break it time for the show, or it may be cancelled.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: 80sfan on 05/20/13 at 12:51 pm

As for Simon Cowell, I actually quite like him. I think he's quite the polarizing figure though and I can see why.

But I found his honesty quite refreshing and he's funny in a dry way (I doubt he tries to be).

As for Nikki, I find her kinda irritating. She needs a pill or two. LOL.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/20/13 at 7:26 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xss3yBbxWFQ

Excuse me for asking but what the hell is wrong with her?  ::) ;D

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/20/13 at 7:30 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6iStlsHXg0

Here he is on America's Got Talent ^

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: snozberries on 05/20/13 at 11:05 pm


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6iStlsHXg0

Here he is on America's Got Talent ^


He's never done America's Got Talent...perhaps you meant Britain's Got Talent 

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 05/21/13 at 6:20 am


He's never done America's Got Talent...perhaps you meant Britain's Got Talent


Sorry I meant Britain's Got Talent.

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 07/27/13 at 9:42 pm


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwLwesbool0

remember Taylor Hicks's audition?


Yes.  Taylor was good.  :)

Subject: Re: American Idol

Written By: Howard on 07/28/13 at 7:06 am




Yes.  Taylor was good.  :)


and then he had "Do I Make You Proud"? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEZIpac803M

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