The Top 6 - My Thoughts & Goodbye Siobhan

Posted: Friday, April 30, 2010 by MiKey in Labels: ,
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Okay IdolPhenomena followers I hate to be critical and all but really Shania Twain as a theme... come on? Are we really that desperate for ideas Fox? I'm still not feeling Shania Twain as a Mentor. I realize she has done a lot for country music but I don't feel she is relevant and or current in this day and age. So first up was Lee with an awkward choice in song but an amazing performance. You're Still the One showcased a different side of his vocal talent and his intro without the guitar was incredible. Having never heard It Only Hurts When I'm Breathing before I will say that Michael transformed it into an amazing R&B/Pop Ballad. It was filled with so much emotion I am personally thankful that he was saved two weeks ago. I would agree with Casey when he said that he hasn't really sung yet. However his performance of Don't blew me away. I wish he had performed like this since day one. He had a powerful yet subtle confidence behind his performance and he was truly feeling the words of the song. I do feel that this outstanding performance was had too late in the competition because I feel Casey has been digging his grave to leave for way more. I anticipate him to leave next week. Since we already have this weeks results. Crystal's performance of No One Needs To Know has got to be her worse. It was bad but I don't think it was a good song choice. However, seeing her on that stage with the band behind her just felt right, and like she has been doing this for years. Aaron was second too last of the night with his rendition of You've Got A Way which he sang for his mom-Awwww. I feel that this performance has made him more of an artist and less of that good voice he has been. There was such power and emotion in his performance he truly made it his own. I totally agree with Simon when he said that it was sincere and believeable. Way to go Aaron!!! Last but not least was Siobhan with Any Man of Mine. First off Siobhan WTF were you wearing??? and OMG the end the yelling is totally not cute any more. You definitely deserved to go. So with that the results was that Idol said goodbye to Siobhan this week. Michael and Casey were also in the bottom three. Dare I say it is a precusor for next week when Casey goes home then Michael will go home even though he deserves to be in the Top 3 instead of Aaron. The rumors of a Crystal vs. Lee finale keep coming more realistic to me. Overall I am not awfully impressed with this season just like many other Idol fans are. However, I still need to watch because I'm hooked ;-)



IdolTube: Agnes on Wendy Williams

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Agnes is the Second winner of the Swedish version of Idol. Here she is performing on the Wendy Williams show performing Release Me. You can also click on her image to be linked to her official site.

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Check out Maria Haukaas Storeng's video for Precious to Me.

IdolBuzz: Antonella Barba Official Site Launched

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Antonella Barba's Offical Site launched today so click on her image and check it out !!!!

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I know that the Glee Casting Call is closed however it doesn't mean you can't check out some more of your favorite Idol contestants auditions. I found the following auditions I though Idol Fans should check out.

Stevie Wright (American Idol Season 8 Semi-Finalist)

Thaddeus Johnson (American Idol Season 9 Hollywood Contestant)


I know it's too late to vote but check them out anyways ;-)

IdolBuzz: Idol Returns To Greece

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In 2004 Super Idol which was the Greek version of Idol announced its first and only winenr Stavros Konstantinou. Starting this past March Idol has come back to Greece in the form of Greek Idol.

The following are Greek Idol's Top 10 of 2010. It sort of makes you want to learn how to read Greek letters ;-)


Vasilis

Valanto

Gloria

Tania

Stergios

Nikol

Giorgos

Antigoni

Diogenis

Christos
My Top 3 are Valanto, Giorgos and Nikol. You can check out their performances at the Official Site for Greek Idol. There's live performances and pictures there for Idol fans to check out.

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Check out the recent Upload by TNT Productions of Beyonce's Sweet Dreams. TNT Productions is Taylor Parks (Lil' Inez, Hairspray) and Tori Kelly (American Idol Contestant). For all of the Twitter inclined you can follow Taylor @OfficialTaylorP and Tori @ToriKelly.

IdolTube: Olivia Geller - Gravity

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Check out Olivia's recent addition to her YouTube page. Gravity by Sara Bareilles. If you like Olivia check out her Music MySpace.



IdolTube: Paul Clifford - Love Is

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Check out Paul Clifford's recent YouTube video for his new track Love Is. You can check out more from Paul on his Music MySpace.

IdolBirthdays: Michael Castro

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IdolPhenomena would like to wish Idol Contestant Michael Castro a Happy 22nd Birthday!!! Check out his Official Site or follow him on Twitter @Michael_Castro.

IdolBirthdays: Casey Carlson

Posted: Thursday, April 29, 2010 by MiKey in Labels: , ,
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Today American Idol Season 8 Semi-Finalist Casey Carlson turns 22. Since her Idol experience she is a host on the Twin Cities CW and is still persuing her music. IdolPhenomena wishes her a Happy Birthday!!! Check out her MySpace Music page or follow her on Twitter @CaseyPCarlson.

IdolTube: Ben Honeycutt - She Will Be Loved (Cover)

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IdolTube: Benjamin Bright - Remember

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IdolTube: Margo May - Friday I'm In Love

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IdolTube: Ngaiire & Paul Mac - It's Not Me It's You

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Check out Ngaiire performing live.

IdolBirthdays: Allison Iraheta

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Allison was the fourth place contestant on American Idol Season 8. Her album Just Like You debuted in December of 2009. Her album has sold over 97,000 copies in the U.S. alone. Personally my favorite track she sang from Season 8 is Alone. IdolPhenomena would like to wish Allison a Happy 18th Birthday!!! For all things Allison check out her Official Site.


Ashley Cleland was an American Idol Season 6 Hollywood Contestant. She is mosted noted for her audition that featured herself Ebony Jointer and Heather Rennie on roller skates. She refers to her Idol experience as the craziest thing that she has ever done. Today she turns 20 and our Best Wishes for a wonderful day go out to her.


Samantha Sidley turns 24 today. Samantha is a Hollywood Contestant from American Idol Season 7. She was a featured audition in Omaha where she sang Don't Know Why by Nora Jones. Her current musical endeavors which can followed on her MySpace have a Jazz R'nB vibe to them. We would like to wish Samantha a Happy Birthday we hope that her day is spent with family and close friends.


Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating the day of their birth today :-) !!!

IdolTube: Ngaiire Joseph - Train

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Check out Ngaiire Joseph from Australian Idol Season 2 singing live.

IdolTube: Check out Mars' Welcome To Mars Rap

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Check out Mars' Welcome to Mar's Rap with Lyrics.

IdolBuzz: Glee Auditions

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Check out Alex Nester's Glee Audition by clicking on her photo. Give the gold stars she deserves ;-). Alex your awesome!!!

IdolBirthdays: Kelly Clarkson+Danny Gokey

Posted: Saturday, April 24, 2010 by MiKey in Labels: , , , , ,
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Okay IdolPhenomena followers every know and then it is big a day for Birthdays like it is today. IdolPhenomena would like to wish the very first American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson Happy Birthday! Today Kelly turns 28 and in those 28 yrs she has won 12 Billboard Music Awards, 4 American Music Awards and 2 Grammys and she is a Multi-Platinum selling artist. These great accomplishments are only part of what's to come for her as an artist. Check out Kelly on her Official Site.Today we would also like to wish Danny Gokey a Happy Birthday. Today he turns 30 and since his stint on Idol has been nominated for several awards and has released a debut album My Best Days for which he has sold over 1000,000 copies. I expect great things to come. Considering he's one of my favorite new Country artists. You can check out Danny on his Official Site.

Joelle James is also celebrating her 20th Birthday today. For those of you who don't remember Joelle she made the Top 40 in American Idol Season 6. Since then she has had a variety of accomplishments he first being making it as far as she did in American Idol at the age of 16. She has been a finalist on Star Search (CBS), performed on America's Most Talented Kids (PAX), and performed on Showtime in Harlem (UPN). She also has songs featured on the Picture This soundtrack, Soft Place to Fall and General Hospital, One More Time. For those followers that want to follow Joelle check out her Music MySpace.

Also if you like to Twitter you can follow all three artists there;
Kelly Clarkson @kelly_clarkson
Danny Gokey @dannygokey
Joelle James @JoelleJames

Happy Birthday to all of you from us here at IdolPhenomena. We hope that you each have a special day that is spent with family and close friends.

IdolBuzz: The American Idol Season 9 Top 10 Album Is Coming

Posted: Friday, April 23, 2010 by MiKey in Labels: ,
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The Top 10 Compilation Album is coming are you already for it. It has a release date currently of May 11th. Reserve your copy on Amazon.com now.




Track Listing

1. Treat Her Like A Lady-Lee DeWyze
2. Forever -Andrew Garcia
3. Paint It Black -Siobhan Magnus
4. Me And Bobby McGee -Crystal Bowersox
5. Jealous Guy -Casey James
6. I Don't Want To Miss A Thing -Aaron Kelly
7. Ready For Love -Michael Lynche
8. Under My Thumb -Tim Urban
9. Play With Fire -Didi Benami
10. Let It Be -Katie Stevens

IdolBuzz: Anna Puu - Riko Minut

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Anna Puustjärvi aka Anna Puu is the Season 4 Runner-Up of the Finnish version of Idol. You can check out her new single Riko Minut below; which one of her fans have so kindly uploaded to YouTube.

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Idol 2009 which is the Swedish counterpart of the U.S.'s American Idol recently finished it's 6th Season. Two of the finalist from that Season Eddie Razaz and Rabih Jaber have been signed together as a duo called Rebound. The group's first single Hurricane can be previewed below in a VLog they've recently posted. Also check out their Main Page.Eddie Razaz and Rabih Jaber


IdolBuzz: Dezmond Meeks' Single Debuts on BBC Radio

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American Idol Season 4 Hollywood Contestant Dezmond Meeks' track Them and Me debuted on BBC Radio Today. Congratulations on all your hard work. Dezmond.

IdolBirthdays: Rachel Hubbard

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IdolPhenomena would like to wish American Idol Season 9 Hollywood Contestant Rachel Hubbard a Happy Birthday. We hope it's a great day spent with family and friends :-)

IdolBuzz: Check out some more Glee Auditions

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Below is a link to Tori Kelly's Glee Audition giver her some Gold Stars :-)


Here's a link to Luke Edgemon's interview on the MySpace page.

IdolTube: Becc Neun - Ex-Factor

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Check out Becca Neun's new Vlog Post of her singing Lauryn Hill's Ex-Factor.

IdolTube: Keanna O'Quinn - Scared of Lonely

Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2010 by MiKey in Labels: ,
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Check out American Idol Season 9 Hollywood Contestant singing acapella version of Beyonce's Scared of Lonely.

Top 7 - Prayers Finally Answered

Posted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by MiKey in Labels: ,
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This week marks the half way point towards crowning this years Idol winner. Alicia Keys mentors the finalists this week as they all take on inspirational songs. First of the night was Casey James with Fleetwood Mac's Don't Stop. Overall I felt like this song had no melody. My initial reaction was that he was trying to imitate a Lee DeWyze performance. We obviously know that Casey is a great guitarist however, this is not guitar Idol it's American Idol therefore, he needs to step up his vocal. After Casey was Lee with his version of The Boxer. Throughout his performance you were able to tell that the song meant something to him. Ithink conveying that type of emotion is an incredible task which he was able to perform. Congrats Lee. Tim Urban took the stage with an odd choice of Goo Goo Dolls, Better Days. After this decent performance I was much confused like the judges as to what type of artist Tim was. I wouldn't be surprise if he is in the bottom three. Aaron Kelly tackled a big song; R. Kelly I Believe I Can Fly. This song was way to big for him. Felt very karaoke and I felt like I was watching a really good high school talent show contestant. First lady of the night Siobhan Magnus. First off WTF is she wearing-Did you get dressed in the dark again? The whole song was out of tune I felt you sang it all just above the actual notes. You also changed the duet When You Believe too much that there were sections where it was entirely unrecognizable. Will you ever sing in tune??? Note I said sing not yell cause apparently that's all you do. Yelling somewhat in tune must be your forte. Next was the incredible Michael Lynche with Hero. Horrible song choice for this evening. Yet, Big Mike's vocal was absolutely incredible. And last by least the most incredible performance of the night. Crystal Bowersox chose Everybody Get Ready. Which was so emotional she was moved almost to tears. Compared to everyone else Crystal makes her performances seem effortless. She is definitely a true artist and is going places. So I almost fell out of my chair when they announced the results. Tim is finally gone. My Idol dreams have come true -LOL

IdolTube: JR Aquino - Billionaire (Remix)

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Check out American Idol Season 4 Top 44 Contest JR Aqunio's cover of Billionaire (Remix).

IdolTube: Ben Honeycutt - Lost

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Check out American Idol Season 9 Hollywood Contestant Ben Honeycutt's cover of Cold Play's Lost.

IdolTube: Blake McGrath - Ordinary People

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Okay IdolPhenomena followers I know Blake is not an Idol alum but So You Think You Can Dance is totally part of the 19 Entertainment family. So I figured I could let this slip one time ;-). Check out Blake singing John Legend's Ordinary People.

IdolBuzz: Nouvelle Star 2010 Update

Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 by MiKey in Labels:
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As American Idol and its Top 7 move into its Inspirational Songs week under mentor Alicia Keys their French counterparts of Nouvelle Star are moving into their Top 10. Having already cut the group from a Top 15 down to a Top 10 I thank the internet and all of its resources for allowing us in the US to view clips and such from Idols international counterparts and plus now that they are past their auditions I might be able to understand a majority of the songs these people perform.

Nouvelle Stars Top 10 of 2010 Includes the following : (L to R) Annabelle, Benjamin, Dave, François, Luce, Lussi, Marine, Ramon, Sacha and Stéphanie.

These are the contestants that have already been eliminated: (L to R) Ambre, Anna, Lucia, Manon and Siegfried.

Hopefully I will be able to give you my input on this current running Idol season as well ;-)



IdolTube: Jerrica Santos - Stay Awhile

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Check out this Jerrica Santos video for her track Stay Awhile. For those of you that don't remember Jerrica she was a Canadian Idol Season 2 Semi-Finalist. She is also part of the Get It Right Music Entertainment family.








IdolBirthdays: Sylvia Chibiliti

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IdolPhenomena would like to wish American Idol Season 2 Semi-Finalist Sylvia Chibiliti a Happy Birthday. We hope that its a great day spent with family and close friends :-)

IdolTube: Olivia Geller - Resentment (Cover)

Posted: Monday, April 19, 2010 by MiKey in Labels: ,
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Check out Olivia Geller singing a cover of Beyonce's Resentment. For those of you that aren't familiar with Olivia she was a Hollywood Contestant on Season 9 of American Idol.


















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Here are two more Idol contestants that are auditioning for Glee. Give It Up For The GLEEKS!

Check out Antwan Michael (Season 9 Hollywood Contestant)














Check Out Nathaniel Marshall (Season 8 Top 36 Semi-Finalist)






















Click on their images to get to their Glee Audition Statements and Song Clips.... Give Them Some Gold Stars Cause They Deserve Them......

Would also love feedback on any other Idol Contestants auditioning for Glee..... So we can post links here :-)

IdolReflections: Elizabeth LeTendre - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Posted: Sunday, April 18, 2010 by MiKey in Labels: ,
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Today we will look back at Season 3 Semi-Finalist Elizabeth LeTendre's Wild Card audition. Her interpretation of Roberta Flack's The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face is absolutely amazing. She is an incredible vocalist.