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Jennifer Holliday to Duet with Jessica Sanchez on AMERICAN IDOL?
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012
Earlier this month on 'American Idol' pint-sized powerhouse Jessica Sanchez wowed the judges with her performance of 'And I'm Telling You,' but they weren't the only ones who were impressed. Original 'Effie' Jennifer Holliday wrote on her Twitter page immediately following the performance: 'Yes, I was at home watching when Jessica Sang My Song 2Nite.. My Heart was beating fast &I was overwhelmed! So PROUD!' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Constantine Maroulis Talks AMERICAN IDOL Top 3
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2012
Broadway-bound Constantine Maroulis just raved to Fuse about this season's final three AMERICAN IDOL contestants. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Finalists Revealed!
by Kelsey Denette - May 17, 2012
Tonight on American Idol, former finalist Adam Lambert performed along with Lisa Marie Presley, but most importantly, we found out who would be vying for the title of 'American Idol!' Find out which two made it to the final round now! (more...)
Adam Lambert, Lisa Marie Presley Perform on AMERICAN IDOL Tonight, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012
Yesterday, May 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), AMERICAN IDOL's Top Three returned to their hometowns and found out what songs the judges and Jimmy Iovine have chosen for them to perform. Each finalist sang three songs: 'Judges' Choice'; 'Jimmy's Choice'; and 'Their Choice.' (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Final 3 Perform!
by Kelsey Denette - May 16, 2012
We're in the home stretch of this season of American Idol, down to just three: Phil Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet. Each of the contestants visited home and sang one song chosen by themselves, one chosen by one of the judges and one chosen by Jimmy Iovene. (more...)
IDOL WATCH: Another Contestant Heads Home; Top 3 Revealed!
by Kelsey Denette - May 10, 2012
Tonight on American Idol, four became three, David Cook performed and more. Find out who the top three are now! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Jessica Sanchez Wows with DREAMGIRLS on AMERICAN IDOL!
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2012
Last night on 'American Idol' pint-sized powerhouse Jessica Sanchez wowed the judges with her performance of 'And I'm Telling You,' but they weren't the only ones who were impressed. Original 'Effie' Jennifer Holliday wrote on her Twitter page: 'Yes,I was at home watching when Jessica Sang My Song 2Nite.. My Heart was beating fast &I was overwhelmed! So PROUD!' (more...)
Jennifer Lopez, David Cook to Perform on AMERICAN IDOL Tonight, 5/10
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2012
Don't miss the live American Idol results show tonight, May 10 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), when the Top Three finalists are announced and get set for their hometown visits to see family, friends and fans. In addition, global superstar and AMERICAN IDOL judge, Jennifer Lopez, will perform her hit new song 'Dance Again.' Season Seven AMERICAN IDOL winner David Cook also returns to the IDOL stage to perform 'The Last Song I'll Write For You.' (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Top 4 Perform!
by Kelsey Denette - May 9, 2012
It's down to the final four on American Idol, and tonight's themes were 'California Dreamin' (which features songs about California or were performed by Californians) and the even vaguer 'Songs You Wish You Wrote.' With the choices so varied, who brought down the house and who'll be headed back to theirs? Find out now! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Top 4 Revealed, Coldplay and More!
by Kelsey Denette - May 3, 2012
Tonight on Ammmerican Idol, the top four is revealed, Carrie Underwood and Coldplay perform, and more! Who was headed home after a night of 60s and British pop? Find out now! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Top 5 Take On the 1960s and British Pop!
by Kelsey Denette - May 2, 2012
Tonight's American Idol was two hours even with only five contestants left (really, Idol?) leading to another week with two categories and some strong performances: the music of the 1960s and British pop. It'll certainly be a show on which some of them struggle on one category or the other, but who'll rise to the occasion with the help of guest judge Steven van Zandt? Find out now! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Constantine Maroulis Talks AMERICAN IDOL with FUSE
by Stage Tube - April 27, 2012
Broadway-bound Constantine Marloulis recently chatted with Fuse about this season's 'American Idol' contestants. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: 6 Becomes 5!
by Kelsey Denette - April 26, 2012
Tonight on American Idol, Katy Perry performed, along with Stefano and the Queen Extravaganza, plus another contestant hit the road - who was it? Find out now! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Top 6 Take On the Music of Queen and More!
by Kelsey Denette - April 25, 2012
Just six contestants remain on American Idol this week, all vying for your votes. This, of course, begs the question: who of the six will rise to the occasion for the legendary songs of Queen? (more...)
IDOL WATCH: Another Contestant Heads Home, Kris Allen and More!
by Kelsey Denette - April 19, 2012
Last night, Ryan announces importantly at the top of tonight's episode of American Idol, 53 million votes were cast - the highest number this season. Were they for your favorite? Find out now! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Top 7 Tackle Songs from 'Now & Then!'
by Kelsey Denette - April 18, 2012
American Idol kicks things off this week with an overly dramatic movie-esque recap of last week's events. For those of you who are suffering from Idol amnesia: Jessica Sanchez got the judges' save. Tonight will be Now and Then, meaning that the contestants will sing a number one hit from the past 12 years and then what Ryan describes as 'a soul song from back in the day.' (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Judges Use Their Save, Jennifer Hudson and More!
by Kelsey Denette - April 12, 2012
Tonight on American Idol, the judges used their one save of the season and we witnessed the return of two alumni - Jennifer Hudson, with special guest Ne-Yo, and last year's James Durbin. Who did they save? Find out now! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT Releases Upright Cabaret Promo
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2012
The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Foundation and Chris Isaacson Presents, continues their season in Upright Cabaret's American Icon Series with RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 8:00pm at the new Cabaret Lounge in the Scherr Forum Theatre. We have their 1-minute promo video below! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Top 7 Perform Recent Hits!
by Kelsey Denette - April 11, 2012
This week on Ammmerican Idol, it's...well, usually Idol will officially announce the themes a few days before the show airs, but this week they didn't. So is it a super special, wonderful theme that will blow us right off our feet? Nope, but it is 'Songs from this Decade,' which limits the remaining seven to songs from the last two years and is usually one of my favorite episodes of the season. (more...)
IDOL WATCH: 8 Becomes 7, The Wanted and More!
by Kelsey Denette - April 5, 2012
It's Thursday night, and that means that another one of our intrepid American Idol hopefuls has been voted out of the competition. Who's headed home? Find out now! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Top 8 Tackle the 80s!
by Kelsey Denette - April 4, 2012
It's another week of performances on Ammmerican Idol! This week, Gwen Stefani and No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal are the guest coaches, Tommy Hilfiger makes an inconspicuous disappearance from the show and Ryan reminds us that this week is eighties week with an old picture of Randy. (more...)
IDOL WATCH: 9 Becomes 8, Scotty McCreery and More!
by Kelsey Denette - March 29, 2012
Tonight's episode of American Idol featured performances from Nicki Minaj and Scotty McCreery, but which contestant went home? Find out now! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Top 9 Perform Songs From Their Idols!
by Kelsey Denette - March 28, 2012
Thankfully, Idol chose not to go with a specific artist's songbook this week - one can only take so much of a weird sort of karaoke night where the jukebox is stuck on one artist - and instead had the contestants perform songs from their own idols (solo and as part of three trios), resulting in some variety at long last. Find out more below, and don't forget to check out photos from this episode on page two! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: Another Contestant Heads Home
by Kelsey Denette - March 22, 2012
Tonight on American Idol, another one of the remaining ten contestants faced elimination - bringing the total down to the single digits. It was a tough night for many of the contestants last night, so it was really anybody's game. Find out who was sent home now! (more...)
IDOL WATCH: The Top 10 Perform With New Looks!
by Kelsey Denette - March 21, 2012
Tonight the remaining ten AMERICAN IDOL hopefuls tackled the songs of Billy Joel. From Tommy Hilfiger coaching the contestants on their style to Diddy guest coaching on vocals, it was an exciting night for the singers. (more...)