After 15 seasons, American Idol prepares to say goodbye

The TV singing competition debuted just after 9-11, offering America a new kind of hope. This week, the show will pick its final American Idol.

By | April 5th, 2016|0 Comments

American Idol down to the Top 14

Shelbie Z performs “Bohemian Rhapsody” with All-Star Constantine Maroulis. Despite a stellar performance, the Idol hopeful did not make it into the Top 14. (Ray Mickshaw/FOX) With approximately 70,000 aspiring American Idols now out of the way, we are down to the Final 14 contestants as Idol’s 15th [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Review: American Idol Live in San Diego

Before the American Idol Live tour hits Santa Rosa on Aug. 22, Bill Pinella caught the show in San Diego. Here's what he thought.

By | August 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Qaasim Middleton exit interview

Qaasim Middleton was the latest American Idol XIV contestant to be eliminated last week. Here is a transcript of his exit interview with the media.

By | April 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Adanna Duru and Maddie Walker exit interviews

Adanna (left) and Maddie (right). Exit interview/conference call with Adanna Duru and Maddie Walker: Q:. So can you two first talk about what’s the one piece of advice that one of the judges gave you that you’ll take with you that you think helped you the most? Adanna:  [...]

By | April 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Sarina-Joi Crowe’s exit interview

Sarina-Joi Crowe. (Photo: Michael Becker) Here is the exit interview with Sarina-Joi Crowe who made it to the Top 12 but was eliminated last week: Q: So, based upon your performance Wednesday night, were you shocked that out of everyone in the top 12, you apparently got the [...]

By | March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Caleb, Jena final two standing

The season finale will air Wednesday, May 21, with America's next Idol revealed next Thursday.

By | May 15th, 2014|1 Comment

Down to the final three

Jessica Meuse is the latest to be eliminated. That leaves us with Jena Irene, Alex Preston and Caleb Johnson as the Top 3. Want a prediction on the final outcome? Try this: 3- Alex; 2- Jena; 1- Caleb.

By | May 8th, 2014|0 Comments

MK’s exit interview

Here is MK Nobilette’s exit interview with the media last Friday after she was eliminated on Thursday night: What kind of album would she like to make? “I love folk rock. I think that would be a good genre for me. I love strings and I love horns. Something folky.” [...]

By | March 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

Seems like Ben’s going home

Idol Top 11 Ryan says: “The Idol Summer Tour is happening and they’ll be playing sold out tours night after night.”  Doubtful, Ryan. Here we go, music from the movies: Sam Woolf 1 Sam Woolf – Come Together by The Beatles (Across the Universe) Not bad, [...]

By | March 12th, 2014|0 Comments