American Idol (Tues. March 16th) - The Top 12 - Vote For The Best!!

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by PeterG, Mar 16, 2010.

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Who Did You Enjoy Tonight? (Vote For All Twelve If You Like)

  1. Aaron Kelly

    16 vote(s)
    22.5%
  2. Andrew Garcia

    3 vote(s)
    4.2%
  3. Casey James

    26 vote(s)
    36.6%
  4. Crystal Bowersox

    53 vote(s)
    74.6%
  5. Didi Benami

    19 vote(s)
    26.8%
  6. Katie Stevens

    3 vote(s)
    4.2%
  7. Lacey Brown

    3 vote(s)
    4.2%
  8. Lee DeWyze

    18 vote(s)
    25.4%
  9. Michael Lynche

    12 vote(s)
    16.9%
  10. Paige Miles

    9 vote(s)
    12.7%
  11. Siobhan Magnus

    51 vote(s)
    71.8%
  12. Tim Urban

    7 vote(s)
    9.9%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. PeterG

    PeterG Argle-Bargle-ist

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    Odds are out for who will win American Idol:

    http://www.usaplayers.com/gambling-...tting-odds-to-win-season-9-at-sportsbooks-now



    Recent Paige Miles tweet:

    And from mjsbigblog:

    Casey also under the weather (also from mjsbigblog):



    Looks like votefortheworst will pick somebody new after tonight’s performances. I think Tim was decent the last two weeks (song choice aside), so I’m glad they’re easing up on him. Plus Beach Boys night is coming up soon, and I want to see him perform shirtless!!! (Beach Boys night is a joke, by the way, but I think it’d be a good theme night!)


    American Idol is Top TV Money Maker of 2009:

    http://www.rickey.org/?p=35459



    Paula Abdul to host a new version of Star Search (I wanted her to join Simon’s X-Factor…):

    http://votefortheworst.com/story/649189/we-might-get-paula-abdul-back-but-not-how-we-expected



    David Cook will perform “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” on Wednesday’s results show:

    http://mjsbigblog.com/david-cook-to-sing-jumpin-jack-flash-on-wednesdays-idol-results-show.htm

    Ke$ha and Orianthi will also perform.



    Ace Young talks about nudity in the new production of “Hair”:

    http://mjsbigblog.com/ace-young-on-nudity-and-the-broadway-revival-of-hair-video.htm

    Watch the clip to the end…there is not a sufficient amount of words in any language to communicate how jealous I am of the interviewer!!!



    Jordin Sparks Battlefield Tour Dates:

    http://www.rickey.org/?p=35454
     
  2. Beefcake

    Beefcake Guest

    vBet is up: Who will make it to the AI9 Final 3?

    Waging odds were set mostly to the Vegas odds listed by Peter, with some liberty taken on Tim's chances ... lest we underestimate the Idol voting prowess of the tweens, the gays, and other likely aficionados.
     
  3. Allskate

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    Siobhan reportedly is singing
    Paint It Black.

    I think Crystal, Lee, and Casey should do fine this week given the theme. They might not each get to sing their first choice, but there are enough good options that this week should work well for them.

    Andrew should get smart, stop making desperate choices and arrangements, and do something like Angie. Otherwise, I think he may be in trouble. Paige, too. I think Aaron, Katie, and Tim all will make it to the tour.

    I'd be surprised if none of the tweendreams make the final three. I don't think both Crystal and Siobhan will, and I don't think either of them will win the title.
     
  4. PrincessLeppard

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    Why is David Cook on the show on nights when I can't watch??? :wuzrobbed
     
  5. AshleyN

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    Song spoilers:

    Michael – Miss You
    Didi – Play with fire
    Casey – all over now
    Lacey – ruby Tuesday
    Andrew – gimme shelter
    Katie – wild horses
    Tim – under my thumb
    Siobhan – paint it black
    Lee – beast of burden
    Paige – honky Tonk women
    Aaron – Angie
    Crystal. you don’t always get (I assume this is supposed to be You Can't Always Get What You Want?)
     
  6. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    If Paige carries that off, I'll fall off my sofa laughing. Same with Andrew.
     
  7. Allskate

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    A little bit more info and opinion from someone at dress rehearsals:

    Michael Lynche – “Miss You” – R&B Style, had to do it twice. Audio problems. Didn’t sound good with eyes closed. Good stage presence, though
    Didi Benami – “Play with fire – Dramatic, sexy version. Hit all the big notes
    Casey James – “It’s All Over Now” – He was good. Played electric guitar, Southern Rock version
    Lacey Brown – “Ruby Tuesday” – 4 people on strings. Awkward in the beginning, picked up steam.
    Andrew Garcia – “Gimme Shelter” – No guitar, LOVED the beginning. The chorus not so much. Too low
    Katie Stevens – “Wild Horses” – Sang it straight up. Pretty. Didn’t seem at pageanty. Best Katie performance so far.
    Tim Urban – “Under My Thumb” – Least favorite vocal. Reggae arrangement.
    Siobhan Magnus – “Paint it Black” – Really good. Very dramatic, Short barbie doll dress combat boots, all in black.
    Lee Dewyze – “Beast of Burden” – Radio ready version of the song. A little nervous in the beginning
    Paige Miles – “Honky Tonk Woman” – Sounded great. Forgot the words. Didn’t sing the whole song. Didn’t sound sick
    Aaron Kelly – “Angie” – Kinda pulled it off. Wasn’t great.
    Crystal Bowersox – You Don’t Always Get What You Want” – AWESOME as always. Played guitar. Took it gospelly/Janis Joplin. Beautiful. Moving.

    ETA: Andrew would not have been my choice for that song. I think he would have been better doing the song Aaron is doing. I am not looking forward to Aaron's karaoke performance of that song. I think Lee could have chosen a song he could do more with. Like the one Didi is doing. Looking forward to Crystal and Siobhan. Casey, too.
     
  8. Fridge_Break

    Fridge_Break Well-Known Member

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    The Stones were, for the most part, a bit before my time and I never really got into their music. I'm not really looking forward to tonight. :blah:
     
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  9. soxxy

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    Two hours? Oh, well.
     
  10. BaileyCatts

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    Yea, me too. Not really before my time, but don't really know the songs and don't really care for them. :scream:
     
  11. rfisher

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    Love the Stones. Are we skipping the special guest stars this season? It would have been :rofl: to watch Keith with the contestants.
     
  12. AshleyN

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    I'm super excited to see Crystal. That's one of my favourite Stones songs, I think she's going to kill it.
     
  13. Cyn

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    I'm sorry, but I have never understood all the hoopla about the Stones, especially Mick Jagger - he must have some kind of mojo because he is possibly one of the fugliest men on the planet :scream: , and that "swagger" and showmanship that's gushed over ad nauseum is IMO obnoxious posturing that makes Plushenko seem tame by comparison.

    ...And of course Michael Lynch gets a mention of his family in the package before singing. Did you know he and his wife had a baby recently? :wall:

    His rendition of Miss You seems like it's been "Stevie Wonder-ized."

    Not bad, if you like this genre of music.
     
  14. soxxy

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    Michael does a good job on Miss You, which sounds nothing like how the Stones did it. He pretty much made it his own, but he can't sing in this style every week.
     
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  15. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    Big Mike. I like.
     
  16. AshleyN

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    Michael was one big pile of meh for me.
     
  17. soxxy

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    No "great" from Ellen? Oh, Kara uses the word. I'm keeping count.
     
  18. Allskate

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    The Stones may be before almost everybody's time, but they are classic and I'm hoping that this theme will get some of the singers out of the coffee shop and pick up the tempo a little more. It's time to see some more people rock out.
     
  19. PrincessLeppard

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    That was lounge lizard "Miss You." Not good. Not sure what Ellen and Kara are going on about.

    Simon calling him out on cheeztastic performance. :D
     
  20. shells

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    Kara talks about them like they're dead. Didn't Ryan just say they're still touring? I'm not much of a Stones fan. And I'm sure I won't know many of the songs (I remain unspoiled).

    For me, Mike was just OK. (Why am I channeling Randy?)

    ETA: I am loving Ryan telling Simon off at every chance he gets this year.
     
  21. BaileyCatts

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    ohhh .... Simon's in a mood tonight. :lol:
     
  22. rfisher

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    Simon is keeping Mike in. The dancing? Give me a break.
     
  23. soxxy

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    Ryan's not funny......ever.
     
  24. Cyn

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    I kind of agree with Simon about Mike's performance.
     
  25. Allskate

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    What did Simon say?
     
  26. rfisher

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    I must be the ONLY R&B fan here. :lol:

    Mike is my favorite of the men.
     
  27. rfisher

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    That his dancing was desparate. The song was fine if you like R&B
     
  28. AshleyN

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    And Didi gets the first stool interview of the season.
     
  29. shells

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    Didi's voice reminds me of someone that I can't place.
     
  30. Fridge_Break

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    It reminds me a bit of Taylor Swift, although I really very much prefer Didi to Taylor.