American Idol celebrated the close of season 12 on Fox last night. The series came to an end with Candice Glover the victor of the competition. Glover won the Idol crown after a tense Wednesday night sing off against finalist Kree Harrison.
The ladies performed three songs each with judges Randy, Nicki, Mariah and Keith hard-pressed to predict a winner.
Jackson urged fans to vote for one of the two while Keith called both Harrison and Glover both “soul singers.” At the start of the Wednesday night episode Candice was chosen to sing “Chasing Pavements” by artist Adele. The show’s producer Simon Fuller selected the song for Glover and she tackled it with confidence. Judge Randy Jackson didn’t care much for Fuller’s chosen track, but was impressed by Glover’s performance. Continue reading →
American Idol producers decided to take matters into their own hands this week, using a save to secure the four finalists of the competition an additional week. In a surprising move it was announced during Thursday night’s results show that Angie Miller, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb and Angie Miller would be sticking around. Continue reading →
Its only been a couple of weeks since American Idol found its latest winner in that of Philip Phillips and now the hunt continues for the newest star with auditions for season 12 underway. Recently the well known faces of Idol, that includes Judges Randy Jackson, Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez, as well host Ryan Seacrest, made their first stop in Los Angeles, California at Dodgers Stadium. Continue reading →
In an unsurprising win Georgia singer Phillip Phillips conquered all last night, becoming the eleventh season American Idol winner during an emotional live finale that showcased the results and several seasoned artists all on board to celebrate. Although it doesn’t come as a shock that Phillips prevailed after leading in the American Idol betting odds with a line paying out at 4/13, there was still a chance for Jessica Sanchez (5/2) to turn her fate around. Continue reading →