Idol Inside Scoop!
It's time to find out who can really sing! Tonight marks the start of the American Idol semifinals and we'll have our first chance to vote for what appears to be the most talented crop of Idol hopefuls in years! As usual, our Idol expert Steve Thompson has been hard at work getting the scoop on who's singing and what songs they've chosen. And we have your list right here . . .
The guys get the live portion of the season started tonight and there will be something for everyone. Here's the songlist . . .
Clint Gamboa "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder
Jovanny Barretto "I'll Be" by Edwin McCain
Jordan Dorsey "OMG" by Usher
Tim Halperin "Streetcorner Symphony" by Rob Thomas
Brett Loewenstern "Light My Fire" by The Doors
James Durbin "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" by Judas Priest
Robbie Rosen "Angel" by Sarah McLachlan
Scott McCreery "Letters from Home" by John Michael Montgomery
Stefano Langone "Just the Way You Are" by Bruno Mars
Paul McDonald "Maggie May" by Rod Stewart
Jacob Lusk "A House is Not a Home" by Luther Vandross (originally Dionne Warwick)
Casey Abrams "I Put a Spell On You" by CCR (originally by Screaming Jay Hawkins)
Tomorrow night, the ladies take the stage. It appears the gals are stronger than the boys this year, but only time will tell. Here's what the ladies are throwing down Wednesday night . . .
Ta-Tynisia Wilson will sing "Only Girl in the World" by Rhianna.
Naima Adedapo will sing "Summertime" from "Porgy and Bess"
Kendra Chantelle will sing "Impossible" by Christina Aguillera.
Rachel Zevita will sing "Criminal" from Fiona Apple.
Karen Rodriguez will sing "Hero" by Mariah Carey in English and Spanish.
Lauren Turner will sing "Seven Day Fool" by Etta James.
Ashton Jones will sing "Love Over Me" by Monica.
Julie Zorrilla will sing "Breakaway" by Kelly Clarkson.
Haley Reinhart will sing "Fallin'" by Alicia Keyes.
Lauren Alaina will sing "Turn On the Radio" by Reba McEntire.
Pia Toscano will sing "I'll Stand by You" by The Pretenders.
Tune into Idol tonight and we'll break it all down for you on tomorrow's Waking Crew show! We'll give you our favorites, Steve will give you his, and you can give us yours! Who is the NEXT AMERICAN IDOL??