Congrats to both Luke Menard and Amanda Overmeyer on avoiding the sharp axe of American Idol voters. Indiana fans are still in the hunt on this one even though American Idol Amy Davis got the boot early on. Alaina Whitaker who Simon Cowell had mentioned as a possible American Idol sleeper was sent packing tears and all. Jason Yeager was the other contestant that found his time on American Idol short lived. Best wishes to both these young performers in the future.
As for Asia'h Epperson you better reexamine your song selection and appearance if you expect to make it out of the next round. Were not asking that you change who you are, but the judges attitudes can make or break the American Idol voters response to your performance.
I learned something new about Luke Menard this week that I didn't already know.
He has been performing for some time with an acapella group. A bit of advice Luke don’t choose Queen songs. Queen has a distinct sound and it’s hard to ever compare to the original.
Good Luck to all the remaining contestants
Amanda Overmyer get rid of that "terrible hair" was Simon's opinion on American Idol tonight after her perfomance of Carry On Wayward Son. All three judges felt the song was completely wrong for her. I actually agree on that. AMANDA OVERMYER stick to your blues style that got you on the show in the first place!!! Each of the judges tonight Paula included thought her look was a bit over the top. Paula stated "Your a beautiful girl and dont need to overdue that make up" If Amanda expects to go on in this competition she's going to have bend to the judges will just a bit. Amanda dont get too down though cause they didnt like Ramiele Malubay or Alaina Whitaker song choices either. Simon did suggest that Asia'h Epperson may be the dark horse of the competition. I'm getting the feeling its going to be a tough road for all the females on American Idol this year.
One thing I have noticed lately while reading many different American Idol blogs is that the majority of the fans really just want to see someone crash and burn. Much like the Romans watching the gladiators viewers of American Idol today just want to see which finalist will fall on their face. I guess this isn’t much of a surprise as most of our television today revolves around getting ratings through shock and aw, violence, or conflicts. While I must admit every time I watch American Idol I really look forward to the moment when the finalists get to stand before the almighty Simon.
Tonight the field has been narrowed to 10 American Idol male finalists all competing to stay alive through another week. Who do you think will be the contestant that will crash and burn this week? Will it be the Hoosier Luke Menard? Perhaps it will be one of the young teenage heartthrobs David Archuleta or Danny Noriega. Several of the posts I have been reading elsewhere expect it to be Chikezie the one named wonder from Inglewood, CA. I am still undecided as to which of the American Idol male finalists will meet Simon's wrath. Whoever is the unlucky sole to crash and burn on tonight’s showing of American Idol, I'm sure the train wreck will be a shock to many. watch out for Asia'h Epperson in the female finalists though.
Week one of season 7 American Idol conclued and leaves us with with 10 female American Idol Finalists. The top 10 remaining American Idol women are:
Kristy Lee Cook
Carly Smithson seems to be the favorite going into week 2 of American Idol. There has been lots of talk this past week about the lack of amature status of many of the contestants and Asia'h Epperson was at the top of their list. The top 10 female American Idol contestants will be performing their second round of competition on Wed night. Who will be the next female American Idol Finalist eliminated? Asia'h Epperson?
After eliminations last week we are left with 20 American Idol Finalists.
The Top 10 Men remaining are:
These 10 American Idol Finalists will show their talents once again on the next espisode of American Idol that is airing on Tuesday February 26th. Who do you think will be the next male eliminated from the American Idol Finalists?
Unfortunately, Garrett Haley the young teenager from Elida, OH was one of the first 4contestants eliminated from American Idol. Hopefully, the young singer from the midwest will take this as a learning opportunity and continue working towards his singing goals. Perhaps Garrett Haley will be back in future seasons of American Idol to attempt to go further. Another midwest American Idol hopefull Amy Davis was also on the chopping clock last night and will go home packing just like Garrett Haley. With Amy and Garrett getting voted off of American Idol that leaves just 2 more finalists from the midwest area in the competition. Luke Menard and Amanda Overmyer will both continue on into week two of American Idol. Hopefully the Midwest voters can get behind one of these two perfomers and support them until the finals. I'll continue to update this site with the latest on American Idol as the season progresses. Now everyone get out there and support the remaining Midwest American Idols.
Among the American Idol Females to perform last night and in my opinion out shined their male counter parts. Amanda Overmyer, Syesha Mercado, Carly Smithson and Asia'h Epperson were the better of the top 12 American Idol females last night. I'm sure many will argue otherwise, but that's the great thing about American Idol we can all vote based on our own opinion. Tonight we will get to find out exactly who will be going home. There will be two male and two female performers eliminated from American Idol tonight. It is our hope that Garrett Haley will not be among those sent packing.
Garrett Haley ,a teenager from Elida, OH., had his debut as one of the top 12 American Idol male singers last night. Garrett's song of choice for the night was "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" written by N. Sedaka and H. Greenfield. Garrett Haley appeared a bit nervous in my opinion and the judges of American Idol all seemed to be of one mind stating that his performance was a bit boring. Randy, Paula and Simon all seem less than impressed. While this may not be the best showing for Garrett Haley we hope that he will continue on in furter episodes of American Idol. The results of voting will be available on Thursday nights showing of American Idol, I believe. Garrett we hope you get enought votes to continue further into the American Idol competition. Lets find a song a bit more exiting than "Breaking up is hard to do" for your next selection.
The other midwest singer performaing as a top 12 American Idol male singer for the night was Luke Menard from Crawfordsville, IN. Luke also left the judges a bit less than impressed. Luke Menard choose "Everybody's Talkin'" by Harry Nilsson. The judges felt that the song wasnt the best of choices for him, and he was pitchy throughout it.
Garrett Haley one of the American Idol top 24 finalists will make his presence known this evening on the airing of American Idol's season seven. Garret Haley is a seventeen year old boy with a Midwest background coming from the small town of Elida, Oh. The young teenage American Idol is sure to make an impact on the teenage girls with his curly locks and baby blue eyes. Garrett Haley will be one of 12 men performing on this evenings American Idol show airing on Fox. Garrett Haley's favorite artists inclued the Back Street Boys, Christina Aguilera, and Steve Perry.
The Midwest State of Indiana has dominated the American Idol Finals this year by providing an amazing 3 contestants. This is matched only by Florida that also brings Three American Idol Finalists to the table.
The Other Midwest American Idol Finalists are:
Luke Menard from Crawfordsville, IN
Amy Davis from Lowell, IN
Amanda Overmeyer from Mulberry, IN
outside of the midwest Asia'h Epperson is a strong favorite
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