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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…
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…
THE VOICE: The Teams are Set! [Video]
Team Blake is set!  So are Teams Christina, Adam and Cee Lo.  Last night wrapped up the final round of blind auditions for The Voice.  And, now, our coaches have to prep their teams for battle.  Yep!  The battle rounds begin next week and each day will have to cut his/her team from 12 hopefuls to ju…
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, …
A Look at Night 4 of THE VOICE Auditions [Video]
Last night was Night 4 of the blind auditions for The Voice, and our judges' teams are taking shape.  Blake (who continues to make surprise choices), Adam, Cee Lo, and Christina just need a handful of team members each to round out their squads advancing to the next round.  As usual, our Idol expert…
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…
WBKR Reviews Night 2 of THE VOICE [Video]
The blind auditions continue on the second season of The Voice.  And last night, after Blake, Christina, Adam and Cee Lo, tore into a medley of hits by Prince (WATCH NOW!), more hopefuls filed in to see if the judges would hit their buttons, spin their chairs around and say, " I want you!"…

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