Friday, January 21 2011
May 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a hodgepodge of notable cover versions, new releases, TV events, and more.
Monday, August 2 2010
Thursday, May 27 2010
Season 9 comes to end as a sweet, shy kid from Chicago takes the crown. But it was Crystal Bowersox who kept American Idol from going down in flames.
Wednesday, May 19 2010
It's been a maligned season, but as we chug toward next week's finale, it could be an epic showdown as good as any in Idol history.
Wednesday, May 12 2010
If this were Survivor instead of American Idol, Michael Lynche would be the dude to beat. He appears to be forming alliances not with the other contestants but with Satan himself. How else to explain how this guy has made it this long when no one seems to be supporting him.
Wednesday, May 5 2010
With Mad Marg gone, you no longer have to watch the show through your fingers, but things have gotten reliably lackluster, perhaps accounting for the show’s worst ratings since 2002, even getting tromped one night by Dancing with the Stars, for heaven’s sake, results that must have had Idol producers seeing visions of Paula Abdul in their sleep.
Wednesday, April 28 2010
With bunch-spoiling apple Tim Urban removed, everybody suddenly got better, making this week's vote a tough call after a round of solid Shania from everyone.
Wednesday, April 21 2010
It's Crystal and then everyone else. We still have five weeks to go before we can crown her, so it makes sense to quote Crystal's own words: What's the point?
Wednesday, April 14 2010
Tim Urban has become a legitimate contender by redefining the competition. This year, American Idol might not be about the best singer; it might be about who makes for a pop idol, and since when has that been about awesome singing?