All posts tagged "american idol"

  • Television
    American Idol Season 14 Top 11 Redux Recap: Quentin Gaining Momentum, Joey Stumbles

    This week we lost two singers, one of whom probably shouldn’t have made the Top 24, while...

  • Television
    American Idol Season 14 Recap: Clark Beckham Shines and the Wardrobe of Quentin Alexander

    Tonight was the first set of performances for the fourteenth season of “American Idol.”  Host Ryan Seacrest, along...

  • News
    ‘American Idol’ Season 7 Alum Michael Johns – Dead at 35

    Even the people that have abandoned “American Idol” might remember the Australian from back in Season 7,...

  • Editor
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 96: TV Talk, Movie News, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2

    Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things...

  • Editor
    American Idol and Survivor – Too Much Power with the Producers

    Awards Circuit Staff Writer Joseph Braverman has done an incredible job this year of weighing with the...

  • Television
    American Idol Top 7 Song Spoilers and Power Rankings

    We got our hands on some American Idol Top 7 spoilers for tonight’s show courtesy of MJsBigBlog....

  • Television
    American Idol XIII Recap: Reviewing the Top 8

    Just as America was about to walk away from Idol XIII for good, the production team reminded...

  • Editor
    American Idol Season 13: What Should They Sing? and Power Rankings

    The American Idol Top 13 take the stage for the first time tonight with the theme “This...

  • Television
    American Idol Season 13 Contestants – 1st Set of Power Rankings Revealed

    The thirteenth season of American Idol is firmly underway with returning judge Keith Urban along with Jennifer...

  • Guest Contribution
    2014 Oscar Predictions – Gearing Up for the Original Song Race

    By: Donovan Warren Adele handily won the Best Original Song Oscar for “Skyfall” earlier this year, but...

  • Television
    Jimmy Iovine Leaves ‘American Idol’ as Mentor, Randy Jackson Steps In!

    Why?!!  We were this close of being without “the DAWG” for Season 13 of FOX’s hit-show “American...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 5/19)

    Just as Cannes 2013 is getting underway, Editor-in-Chief Clayton Davis felt an Awards Circuit Oscar Prediction 2014 update was in order. Check out his complete list of predicted nominees in every major category. According to him, Ridley Scott and his film The Counselor are the ones to beat, along with Bruce Dern...

  • Article
    American Idol Season 12 Retrospective – Top 10 Performances of the Season!

    The twelfth season of American Idol is getting ready to call it curtains this upcoming Wednesday with our first all-girl finale since Season 3’s Diana DeGarmo took on eventual winner, Fantasia Barrino.  This time we have the vocally masterful Candice Glover taking on the poised and humble country girl, Kree Harrison.  Staff...

  • Article
    American Idol Season 12 – Top 8 (Detroit Theme) Recap

    The Top 8 American Idol hopefuls took the stage tonight taking on the music of Detroit with Motown legend Smokey Robinson in tow to guide them through the process.  This theme and genre has been done countless times on American Idol and hopefully Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe is getting wind of that...

  • Television
    American Idol Recap: Reviewing the Top 9

    I know this theme has been recycled time and time again, but how can you say “no” to The Beatles? My dad grew up with their music and had it on blast all throughout my childhood, so there’s no way I can be anything less than ecstatic whenever American Idol contestants take...

  • Television
    American Idol Recap: Reviewing the Top 10

    Hello again, Idol fans! Last night, the Top 10 honored the past winners of American Idol by performing one of their songs they themselves performed on the show or recorded post-Idol. The episode was a mixed bag, but I think I speak for many when I say we all bore witness to...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 3/10)

    Hello again, Awards Circuit readers! Like most weeks here, we had news aplenty. We began with a brand new episode of Power Hour, where the staff discussed their thoughts on the Oscar ceremony — notably Seth MacFarlane’s hosting duties — and previewed the coming movie year. Also included is an exclusive interview...

  • Television
    American Idol Results – Who’s in the Top 10?

    The results show tonight was a little weird.  Host Ryan Seacrest announced to the contestants backstage if they had made the Top 10 in a closed out green room where the audience and the judges could not hear.  After they were announced as a part of the Top 10, they would sing...

  • Television
    American Idol Top 20 Result Predictions

    The boys and girls took the stage this week for the first set of LIVE shows.  Joseph B. has done a fantastic job doing a recap of the performances and ranking them accordingly.  The producers are setting this up for a girl to take the crown this year but they’ve tried these...

  • Television
    American Idol Recap: The Semifinals (Top 10 Girls)

    At last, the true talent of American Idol Season 12 has arrived. The Top 10 girls performed on last night’s semifinals show, and lord have mercy if a female doesn’t win this year. There were five performances out of this group that took me to a realm I like to call musical...

  • Interview
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 41: Oscar Post-Mortem, 2014 Preview, American Idol Interview w/ Hallie Day

    The Awards Circuit Power Hour is focusing on the Oscars 2013 Post Mortem. What were our big gripes with the show? How did Seth MacFarlane do as a host? Was it too long? We also examine Ben Affleck’s Argo (2012) and its three Oscar wins for Picture, Editing, and Adapted Screenplay. How...

  • Editor
    American Idol Season 12 Power Rankings and Preview

    American Idol LIVE shows officially kick off next Tuesday!  The Top 20 have been chosen by the judges, with some head-scratching omissions, but does it look like a girl can finally win American Idol since Season 6 winner Jordin Sparks.  Staff Writer Joseph Braverman has done an outstanding job thus far recapping...

  • Television
    American Idol Recap: Sudden Death Round, Week 2 (The Girls)

    I know last night’s episode of American Idol is going to send a lot of people running to the mad house, but to me the end result wasn’t very upsetting or surprising (with one or two exceptions). Yes, I’m certain it irritates people that the “chosen” contestants automatically get a ticket to...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 2/24)

    Well it happened, ladies and gents! Ben Affleck’s mega-popular Argo “Crash“-ed its way to “Best Picture” victory. Just like Paul Haggis’ come-from-behind champion in 2006, Argo took home the very same wins in the very same categories (Picture, Screenplay, and Editing), in addition to being announced the winner by Jack Nicholson yet...

  • Television
    American Idol Recap: Sudden Death Round, Week One (The Boys)

    Last night, American Idol sprung some more talent on us in the form of ten boys from Season 12’s Top 40. The men were nowhere near as stellar as Wednesday’s girl group, but the top five who sailed on through to the next round were all deserving. In an unprecedented, unexpected moment, Thursday’s...