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American Idol - Top 12/13 Men (Tuesday February 28th)

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by PeterG, Feb 28, 2012.

Which Performances Did You Enjoy Tonight? (Vote For As Many As You Like)

Poll closed Mar 2, 2012.
  1. Aaron Marcellus Sanders and/or Male #13 (TBD)

    11 vote(s)
  2. Adam Brock

    0 vote(s)
  3. Chase Likens

    5 vote(s)
  4. Colton Dixon

    4 vote(s)
  5. Creighton Fraker

    6 vote(s)
  6. Heejun Han

    15 vote(s)
  7. DeAndre Brackensick

    8 vote(s)
  8. Eben Franckewitz

    2 vote(s)
  9. Jeremy Rosado

    3 vote(s)
  10. Joshua Ledet

    13 vote(s)
  11. Phillip Phillips

    14 vote(s)
  12. Reed Grimm

    6 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

    Carry over from the previous thread:

    So I will add the mystery singer in the accompanying poll to Aaron Marcellus Sanders's option as while I can see his face, I can't remember anything he sang. (Probably because he got so little air time, not that he's not any good.)

    Please consider voting after all the singers have sung. :)

    mjsbigblog has lots of info you want might to check out including:

    - Haley Reinhart will perform her new single “Free” on the CW series, 90210 on Wednesday March 28.

    - Adam Lambert will perform with Queen in Moscow on June 30th, that’s before a July 7th date at Sonisphere Festival in the UK. Lambert's CD will not be released in March as planned, but in "Mapril". The lead single went nowhere, so I'm guessing Lambert and his team are scrambling... :wuzrobbed

    - Steven Tyler was on Jimmy Kimmel and Aerosmith will be touring come June

    - Daughtry will debut its new single “Outta My Head” during the March 15 episode of Fox’s American Idol. And on March 20th, the band will begin the second leg of their tour
  2. PrincessLeppard

    PrincessLeppard Holding Alex Johnson's Pineapple

    Awesome that he's performing with Queen. And yes, the album is being reworked. That first sing was pure drivel, and I love Adam. The best song on his first album was Fever. More like that, please. :)
  3. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

    Fever is just :swoon: I don't mind them taking more time on the album, especially if Better Than I Know Myself was actually one of the stronger tracks because it just did not do it for me.
  4. soxxy

    soxxy Guest

    I haven't been watching. The live shows. :) Who's not to miss?
  5. Fridge_Break

    Fridge_Break #HotMessExpress

    I'm tuning in tonight without knowing anything about any of these people :cheer2: Just the way I like it!
  6. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

    Apparently I am not the only one who does not like Colton Dixon's hair...


    Heejun Han (for sweet melodic singing)

    Joshua Ledet (for passionate, intense performances)

    Jeremy Rosado (for melodic, soulful singing)

    DeAndre Brackensick (for a young male version of Mariah Carey)

    Creighton Fraker (for Sam Harris [Star Search] over-the-top vocal gymnastics)

    Colton Dixon (for some alt-emo performances)

    Other things to look out for

    Phillip Phillips - to see if he growls in a greater range than half an octave (but delight in his guitar-playing amazing-ness if he's got one strapped on)

    Eben Franckewitz - to see how many tweens go into cardiac arrest during his performance

    Reed Grimm - to see an example of how Matthew Morrison, Tom Cruise and Darren Criss have nothing on him in the smugness category

    Adam Brock - to see if the constipation has finally resolved itself or if he will simply continue to grunt and groan throughout his entire performance. Hopefully he's wearing dark trousers (and diapers) in case of success.
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2012
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  7. taf2002

    taf2002 zexy demon

    I really like Hee Jun, Eben, & DeAndre...hope they do well tomorrow. Eben & DeAndre are awfully young so they'll probably screw up. And Hee Jun doesn't have a lot of confidence. My favs often don't make the top 10.

    I honestly can't remember any of the girls very well. The only one I can remember at all is the one I don't like: Brielle (I think that's her name...the one with the pushy mother).
  8. Catherine M

    Catherine M Well-Known Member

    Me too. I haven't watched a second of the auditions but plan on tuning in tonight, now that the top twentywhatever have been named.

    Will be interesting to see if I remotely like any of these people!
  9. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

    DeAndre and Heejun are tied for first place. How many hours until the show begins? ;) I was going to include the option in the poll that showed who voted for who, but I decided to let people have some privacy. Never again!!! :drama:
  10. Beefcake

    Beefcake Guest

    :lol: I may have to watch an episode just to see who each of these :wideeyes: names belongs to!

    Chase Likens [how's that pronounced, exactly?]
    Colton Dixon :kickass: [of Falcon fame?]
    Creighton Fraker :lol: Really?
    DeAndre Brackensick :lol: Really?
    Eben Franckewitz :cheer:
    Phillip Phillips :lol: Really?
    Reed Grimm :kickass:
    Male #13 :p
  11. Allskate

    Allskate Well-Known Member

    There are some spoilers for song choices at MJ's, but I don't know how reliable they are. Some of them have me scratching my head.

    Adam Brock – “Think” by Aretha Franklin
    Creighton Fraker – “True Colors” by Cyndi Lauper
    Eben Christian Franckewitz – “Set Fire To The Rain” by Adele
    Jeremy Rosado – “Gravity” by John Mayer or Sara Bareilles
    Reed Grimm – “Moves Like Jagger” by Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

    Is Reed the guy who played the drums? I cannot see him singing Moves Like Jagger. But, I hope he is because I cannot wait to hear Adam Levine's response. :lol:

    And isn't Eben the kid? He's singing Set Fire to the Rain? Weird.

    I don't even remember who the other listed guys are.
  12. Fridge_Break

    Fridge_Break #HotMessExpress

    Is it gender-bender themed or something?
  13. flyingsit

    flyingsit Well-Known Member

    The theme is apparently Producer's Choice. In other wOrds, the manipulation is already going full throttle.
  14. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

    Is tonight actually live? I know in the past they have pre-taped these rounds in order to work out the kinks but that may have been when they had a new stage or something.
  15. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

    Ah yes, also known as, we will do everything to make sure so and so gets through/doesn't get through.
  16. LuckyCharm

    LuckyCharm Well-Known Member

    And we're off. First up is a performance of Moves Like Jagger that is totally WTF!?!
  17. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

    I haven't watched any of the audition shows, but whoever this guy is, he's no Adam Levine. And this arrangement is horrible.
  18. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

    Oh Reed! :yikes: You are not sexy, like, at all....
  19. soxxy

    soxxy Guest

    Just concentrate on the voice, for now.
  20. LuckyCharm

    LuckyCharm Well-Known Member

    I wanted to like that, but the arrangement didn't work at all, and he doesn't seem to be that great a singer. Of course, I couldn't stand Casey James either, so maybe it's just me.
  21. Fridge_Break

    Fridge_Break #HotMessExpress

    What a horrible arrangement of a horrible song that is played on the radio way too much!
  22. martian_girl

    martian_girl New Member

    I like him because he's a drummer.:swoon:
  23. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

    2 bleeps in the first 10 minutes...oh lordy...
  24. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

    That performance of Moves Like Jagger was just weird. And the judges like it, oh dear.........
  25. soxxy

    soxxy Guest

    Judges completely useless this year, again. They'll like everything. These people need mentors.
  26. my little pony

    my little pony war crawling into canada


    i dont like the song but that version was longer than american pie
  27. Fridge_Break

    Fridge_Break #HotMessExpress

    This guy looks like Danny Gokey without the dead wife.

    ETA: He sings just about as well too.

    ETA2: Mr Fridge Break says, "ohh, I looked up and it was a white man singing..."
  28. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

    This was awkward from the moment he began walking out on the stage. Is it just me or would he make a great drag queen?
  29. kylet3

    kylet3 Well-Known Member

    Reed Grimm was appalling! :yikes:

    What's going on with Adam?! Ugh, this is so wrong...
  30. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member