Skylar Laine

Skylar Laine Booted Off American Idol [Audio]
Shocker last night on American Idol!  Skylar Laine, who was equal parts Reba and Miranda, was voted off the show and finishes the season in 5th place.  This morning on The WBKR Waking Crew, our Idol expert Steve Thompson and I chatted about Skylar's suprise exit and what it means as we get down to t…
Idol Expert Steve Thompson Weighs in on Top 5 [Video]
Last night on American Idol, our remaining Top 5 contestants sang for the Final Four.  Each had to tackle two different genres:  Songs of the 60's and The British Invasion.  WBKR's Idol expert, Steve Thompson, was tuned in and shares his thoughts about who won the night and …
IDOL: Chad’s Top 5 Predicitions [Video]
I guess you can tell by the photo who I am pulling for.  Yes!  As the 11th season of American Idol winds down, I am most definitely Team Josh.  For me, Joshua Ledet has been the most consistent performer on the show.  He has gotten the most standing ovations from the judges.  He's given Jennifer Lop…
Elise “Bites the Dust” on IDOL
WBKR's American Idol expert, Steve Thompson, called it.  Thursday, on the WBKR Waking Crew, he said that while Elise may have had her best week on the show she was likely going home.  On last night's results show, she did.  Which leaves us with five remaining Idol hopefuls.  In sports this is what a…
Skylar Laine Sings QUEEN and ALDEAN on Idol [Video]
Last night on American Idol, Skylar Laine and our other remaining Idol hopefuls took on the songbook of famed rock group, Queen.  And there were stand-out performances all over the place.  At one point during the night, Jennifer Lopez asked, "How are we supposed to judge?  They are all so good.…
A Little Now and Then on AMERICAN IDOL [Video]
Last night on American Idol, our final seven contestants went to the mic twice to sing to stay.  And the themes were quite simple.  Contestants had to choose a song from NOW and one from THEN.  So, who won the night and who's in danger of elimination?  Let's turn to our American Idol expert, Steve T…
IDOL’s Skylar Laine Sings Kellie Pickler [Video]
Last night on American Idol, our remaining seven contestants took on hits from the current charts.  In fact, each hopeful had to choose a song from 2012 to now.  And, Idol's resident country gal, Skylar Laine, took on a big old Kellie Pickler song and swung for the fences.  How did she do?  Check it…
American Idol: And Then There Were Seven
Goodbye, DeAndre.  Last night, on the American Idol results show, DeAndre Brackensick was shown the door, despite Jennifer Lopez's campaign to save him.  See, the judges have that one-time save to use anytime before Idol narrows its field to five.  And Jennifer has been a long-time and rather vocal …
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…
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…