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American Idol Contestants Get Packin’

Celebuzz | April 29, 2009 - 8:10 am

It’s Rat Pack Week on American Idol, meaning the contestants are busting out tunes from a time when Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin ruled the Vegas strip.
Last night, under the mentorship of Jamie Foxx, Kris Allen busted out “The Way You Look Tonight,” Allison Iraheta belted “Someone to Watch Over… More »

‘American Idol’: Recap and Predictions

Regan Stephens | April 22, 2009 - 10:00 am

Bust out the mirror balls, bell-bottoms and platform shoes; it’s Seventies Disco Era Week on American Idol! Last night saw Adam Lambert bust out Antonelli’s “I Dont’ Want Nobody Else But You,” Lil Rounds try out Chaka Khan’s “I’m Every Woman” and Danny Gokey belt out Earth Wind & Fire’s “September.”
How did the… More »

Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell Nearly “Duked It Out” Over Matt Giraud

Celebuzz | April 16, 2009 - 1:45 pm

Last Night’s American Idol offered a compelling moment in television, when the judges used their one-time power to salvage contestant Matt Giraud from voter rejection.
But it also robbed the world of an even more compelling moment: The sight of AI judges Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell pummelling each other over the decision.
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‘American Idol’: Michael Sarver Goes Back To The Oil Rig

Regan Stephens | March 27, 2009 - 6:03 am

Oil rig worker and family man Michael Sarver was shown the door on American Idol last night.
With not even a hint of mercy from the judges, Sarver once again sang “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” before he left the show.
Judge Simon Cowell had already predicted Sarver wasn’t going to make it… More »