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Chad’s Top Ten “American Idol” Performances [Video]
I may have mentioned this on the air before and I realize it may make me a total couch potato, but I love American Idol.  In fact, I think I have seen every single episode of every single season.  Because of that, I have been along for the entire bumpy ride.  I have heard every single sour note sung…
WBKR Recaps Billy Joel Night on IDOL [Video]
Last night, our Top Ten American Idol finalists took on the Billy Joel songbook.  WBKR's Idol expert. Steve Thompson, was watching and shares his thoughts about the show.  Who won the night?  And who will be fighting for their lives during tonight's elimination show?  Take a look at video highlights…
Shannon Magrane Strikes Out on American Idol
American Idol: Would You Like to Take the Grand Tour? by Steve Thompson
Just when you thought it was safe to watch American Idol again... The dreaded Judge's Save can be invoked any night before the final five. What does this mean to America? Because of the timely exit of Jermaine, the producers jus…
Lauren Alaina Returns to American Idol Results Show
Lauren Alaina who came in second to Scotty McCreery last year on ‘American Idol‘ returned to the show last night to perform "Georgia Peaches". Steve Thompson, WBKR's American Idol expert, comments on that and the 13 artists vying for the American Idol this yea…
IDOL Hopeful Slays Carrie Underwood Song [Video]
There's been a lot of talk this season about American Idol and how the show isn't the ratings juggernaut it used to be.  However, as a fan who has truly never missed an episode, I feel I must tell you that this year's Top 13 is the strongest in years.  And, last Thursday's "Wild Card" epis…
American Idol: The Girls Sing for Your Votes [Video]
The boys took the stage Tuesday night.  And American Idol's Top 12 girls took the stage last night in their first attempt to break an Idol drought.  Yep!  It's been five years since Jordin Sparks took the Idol crown . . . and a girl hasn't won since.  So, did this year's batch of hopefuls live up to…
The Boys Sing for Your Votes on AMERICAN IDOL [Video]
If you ask the majority of my Facebook friends (and me, for that matter), this year's crop of guys on American Idol totally disappointed last night in their first live performances.  There has been a ton of talk about how talented this year's Top 24 (or, check that, Top 26) are, but you would have n…
American Idol: The Top 24! Well, Sort Of . . .
Last night on American Idol, we met 14 of the Top 24 finalists who will start singing for your votes next week.  As usual, with the "Green Mile" episodes, there were some huge surprises (Lauren Gray going home???? Really, AI?).  But some of the early favorites, including two country gals, …
Viva Las Vegas! IDOL Hits Sin City! [Video]
Last night, American Idol rolled into Las Vegas and challenged the remaining hopefuls with Songs of the 50's!  Some were up to the challenge and others?  Well, others were sent packing in a brutal round of cuts that no one expected.  Steve Thompson, WBKR's Idol expert, shared his thoughts about the …
“American Idol” Wraps Up Hollywood Week [Video]
Hollywood week is over on American Idol.  And, I am sure the contestants, who spent the week throwing up, passing out and collapsing on the stage, are probably THRILLED.  But did ANYONE shine during Idol's most infamous boot camp?  Was anyone able to just drink a gallon of Dayquil and go on about th…
Strange Flu Makes Idol’s Hollywood Week Hard to Stomach
Call me an addict if you will . . . but I have seen EVERY single episode of EVERY single season of American Idol.  But, I have never seen anything like last night's episode about Hollywood Week.  Instead of finding America's next great singing superstar, Idol needed to find a doctor!  Stat!  A horri…

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