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‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 9 Perform

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 9 Perform

At the start of the show just before the first performance, and when all nine finalists were on stage, Ryan Seacrest tells them, “May the odds be ever in your favor,” in a fantastic nod to one of the best films I’ve ever seen, The […]

American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 8 Results (Spoilers for UK Residents)

American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 8 Results (Spoilers for UK Residents)

At the start of this week’s results show, Ryan Seacrest talks to Joshua Ledet for a few minutes. Josh says that he’s been feeling lightheaded and he feels like he could black out. I’m sure Nigel & Co. would love to have a dramatic moment […]

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 8 Perform

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 8 Perform

Joining Jimmy Iovine as mentors this week are Gwen Stefani and Tony Kanal from No Doubt. I understand bringing in Stefani, since she’s so well-known, but I don’t think people really know who Tony is. 1. Deandre Brackensick: “I Like It” Now that Heejun’s gone, […]

American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 7 (Redux) Perform

American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 7 (Redux) Perform

It’s a sad day for the entertainment industry. Dick Clark on Wednesday died at age 82 after having a massive heart attack. And after we all found out, all eyes turned to Dick Clark 2.0, Ryan Seacrest. At the start of the show, Ryan gave […]

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 7 Perform

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 7 Perform

At the top of the show, we get an immediate filler video of the Top 7 with Tommy Hilfiger. But at this point, Tommy’s becoming kinda pointless since the finalists aren’t really taking his advice. Joining Jimmy Iovine as mentor this week is Akon. Also, […]

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 13 Results (Spoilers For UK Residents)

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 13 Results (Spoilers For UK Residents)

To kick off this first results after our finalists performed, the Top 13 cover Stevie Wonder’s “As.” And they’re actually singing it live. Stop the presses, everyone! I’m sure it’s been years since these results show group songs have been done live as opposed to […]

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 13 Perform

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 13 Perform

At the top of the show, Ryan Seacrest announces that this is American Idol‘s 400th episode! Wow — 400! That’s a big deal. Idol‘s changing it up this week with the results. Since the girls have one theme and the guys have a different one, […]

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 13 Guys

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 13 Guys

Since there’s 13 performances to get through, let’s just get right into it and start at the top with the first singer. Here’s our Top 13 Guys: 1. Reed Grimm: “Moves Like Jagger” “Moves Like Jagger” is one of the biggest songs out there right […]

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 12 (Minus Jermaine Jones) Performs

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 12 (Minus Jermaine Jones) Performs

At the top of the show, Ryan Seacrest teases that the show, in cooperation with law enforcement, has let go of one contestant. We all know that it’s Jermaine Jones, but they’re saving it for later in in the show to talk about. Joining Jimmy […]

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 12 Girls

‘American Idol’ 11 Recap: Top 12 Girls

The guys performed first, and the general consensus is that, overall, they underwhelmed. Do the girls have it in them to take the crown this week? Speaking of crowns, will we finally have a female winner this year, as Ryan Seacrest not-so-subtly mentioned? I hope we can. […]