Archive | March, 2009

American Idol Hopeful Alexis Grace Sent Home

American Idol hopeful Alexis Grace was sent home Wednesday night during the live results show. Grace got the least amount of votes from viewers who placed in their votes via text messaging and calling a toll-free number.

The theme for this past week was songs from “The Grand Ole Opry”. Each contestant chose a song from that songbook and gave guest Randy Travis a preview of how they plan to interpret the song.

The 11 Idol hopefuls opened the show with a production number, as contestant Scott Mcintyre played the piano.

Before the results were read, host Ryan Seacrest introduced a video tribute for Jasmine Murray and Jorge Nunez. Both contestants got eliminated last week.

Before Seacrest started giving out the results, he announced that only the ten who will go through next week will go on the American Idol Tour. First to be called was Danny Gokey who sang Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus Take The Wheel”. He is safe and Seacrest welcomes him to the tour. Next to be called are Lil Rounds and Anoop Desai who Seacrest announced to be safe. Allison Iraheta and Micheal Sarver were both called to stand up next. After giving a recap of their performances and the judges comments, Seacreast announced that Allison Iraheta in the Bottom 3. But before Micheal Sarver could rejoice, Seacrest also announced that he was in the Bottom 3 as well.

Country crooner Ben Paisley performed after the break. clad in blue jeans, a black long sleeved shirt, boots and a white cowboy hat, Paisely performed his song “Then.”

The show pauses for another break before Ryan Seacrest commenced with announcing the results. Scott Mcintyre and Megan Joy Corkerey were both safe. Matt Giraud, who closed the performance show with ” So Small” was also declared safe. So was Kris Allen. So it was down to Alexis Grace and Adam Lambert. Grace performed ” Jolene”, while Lambert chose to perform “Ring Of Fire.” Before he continued, Seacrest asked Judge Randy Jackson who he thinks is in the bottom 3 between the two. Jackson answered it was Grace.

And so it was. Seacrest announced that it was indeed Alexis Grace who rounded up the Bottom 3. Adam Lambert was safe. Without missing a beat, Seacrest then called the Bottom 3 and sent Allison Iraheta to sit with the rest of the contestant because she was also safe. Now, only Micheal Sarver and Alexis grace are left.

The show paused for another break and when it returned, american idol Carrie Underwood and legendary country star Randy Travis performed “I Told You So.”

Ryan Seacrest asked Simon Cowell if the judges thought of using the Judges Save tonight. He answered yes, tht there is someone they think is worthy of being saved that night.

After another break, Seacrest finally announced the last American Idol to make it to the Top 10. 3 Million votes have been cast the night before; Micheal Sarver is safe. Simon Cowell said that it was actually Alexis Grace whom they thought of saving. Grace was asked to sing one more time as the judges deliberated whether or not to save her.

Yet her performance didn’t save her. Simon Cowell delivered the bad news, saying “Sorry. It’s the end of the line .” He added, “it was good, but not good enough.” And with that, Alexis Grace was sent home.

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American Idol Bid Jasmine Murray, Jorge Nunez Goodbye; Ryan Seacrest Announces New Rule

In the first elimination this season, American Idol bid goodbye to Jasmine Murray and Jorge Nunez. The double elimination was for the the Michael Jackson Week, where each of the Top 13 Finalists performed a song from the King Of Pop’s song book the previous night on a brand new American Idol stage.

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Kelly Clarkson’s New Album Released Today

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The original American Idol Kelly Clarkson released the first single off of her much anticipated new album, All I Ever Wanted. The single “My Life Would Suck Without You”which was released January 17, is the first release since her last album, My December, which totally tanked in the charts. Continue Reading

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David Archuleta Guest Stars on Hannah Montana

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American Idol Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta will guest star on the Disney Channel series “Hannah Montana.” The 18-year old singer will star as himself opposite Miley Cyrus’ character. In the episode, Archuleta comes and asks Hanna Montana to sng with him. The two will be working together on Archuleta’s song, “I Wanna Know.”

No news yet on when David Archuleta’s Hanna Montana episode will air.

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American Idol Top 13- Anoop Desai Rounds It Up

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After the 4th batch of American Idol finalists have been named in the wild card round, the judges gave a surprise twist by making the Top 12 into a Top 13. Simon Cowell announced that Anoop Desai makes it, rounding out the finalists for this year’s American Idol season.

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Megan Fox Splits With Brian Austin Green

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It’s official! Geeks and fan boys alike rejoice- Megan Fox splits with fiance’ Brian Austin Green. The sultry actress of Transformers fame, and Green-famous for his role as David Silver in the 90′s drama Beverly Hills 90210- have ended their 4-year relationship and 2-year engagement.

A source tells that the “decision was mutual.” This sourced further added that “they are still friends.” Sources close to the coupled also say the couple split to focus on their respective careers.

Rumors of a split started when she was spotted on the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards without her fiance’ and engagement ring. The actress often goes out on occasion without the ring. They have been denying there’s trouble in paradise since then.

Their romance first started when the couple met on the set of a project they we’re doing together back in 2004. Fox and Green then decided to take the next step when they got engaged 2 years later, in 2006. The couple have no children together.

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Lil Rounds, Scott McIntyre, Ju’not Joiner- American Idol Top 36 Batch 3 Performance Night

Tonight, in what may be considered the best group among the hopefuls, batch 3 of the American Idol Top 36 battle it out for a spot in the Top 12. Each of the contestants chose songs from The Billboard Top 100. Starting off tonight’s round of performances was Missouri native Von Smith.

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