Category Archives: American Idol

American Idol Top 10 Performance Show Recap: What a Difference a Mentor Makes

What a difference a mentor makes. Usher came in to mentor the previously lackluster crop of contestants and seemingly transformed them overnight. This is the first week that it feels like there is an actual competition at foot and not … Continue reading

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American Idol: Top 11 Performance Show Recap

When I heard that Miley Cyrus was going to be this week’s surprise guest mentor and I saw the list of songs that the American Idol hopefuls chose, I predicted that this would be, without a doubt, the single worst … Continue reading

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American Idol Top 12 Performance Show Recap

After twenty-one episodes of auditions around the country, in Hollywood and semifinal performances, we finally get to what we’ve been waiting for: the top 12. This is the finals and everyone has to step up their game or they will … Continue reading

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American Idol: Top 8 Boys Performance Show Recap

After four really good performances by the girls last night, the boys took the stage and gave us a show not quite as good as the girls. The boys demonstrated once again that they really are behind in quality and … Continue reading

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American Idol: Top 8 Girls Performance Show Recap

This week’s girls’ performance show felt mighty rushed. While I was glad that they went from 2 hours down to 1, I was a bit disappointed with how the show just flew by. It seemed like every performance just came … Continue reading

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American Idol: Top 10 Girls Performance Show Recap

Now this is a little more like it. The girls on a whole outshone the boys once again and that bad taste in my mouth is dissipating even though there were still some sub-par performances. There were some great performances … Continue reading

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American Idol: Top 10 Boys Performance Show Recap

I am not glad that Crystal Bowersox became ill and suffered a serious enough ailment that the girls’ performance show was pushed until Wednesday, but I’m glad that the guys went first week because after the debacle of last week, … Continue reading

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