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Skylar, IDOL’s Country Gal, Wins the Night! [Video]
Last night was "80's Night" on American Idol and our remaining 8 contestants battled it out at the mic for your votes.  They took on Cyndi Lauper, Genesis, DeBarge, Simply Red and more.  But it was Idol's resident country gal who went back through the 80's catalog and scooped up a song tha…
Heejun Leaves American Idol
Last night, my Facebook friends were cheering and Moon was mourning.  Heejun, American Idol's resident love him-or-hate him comic, was booted off the show.  And, now, we are left with our remaining contestants, the Elite Eight (if you will).  Who's gunning for the title at this stage in the competit…
Carrie Underwood & Miranda Covered on IDOL [Video]
Last night on American Idol, our 9 remaining contestants sang songs by THEIR idols.  Among the singers honored with cover songs . . . Idol 4 champion Carrie Underwood and former Nashville Star-contestant-turned megastar, Miranda Lambert.  So, how did this season's crop of hopefuls do.  Let's check i…
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, …

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