Tagged: American Idol

Harry Connick Jr. vs. Quentin Alexander

Harry Connick Jr. vs. Quentin Alexander

Did you watch American Idol last night? Well if you did, you saw things got quite awkward between judge Harry Connick Jr. and contestant Quentin Alexander. So, what happened? After Alexander performed the Lenny Kravitz’ hit “Are You Gonna Go My Way” and received his feedback from the judges, Ryan Seacrest asked him what was running through his mind. At this point, Alexander couldn’t keep his emotions in check and said, “This sucks. My best friend is sitting over there…this whole thing is wack. But I’m gonna shut up now.” That’s when things got uncomfortable. Harry Connick Jr. found Alexander’s attitude completely “disrespectful.”...

Phillip Phillips Gets Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend

Phillip Phillips Gets Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend

If you’re a fan of the show “American Idol”, you know Phillip Phillips. After all, the 24-year-old did win the reality competition’s 11th season. If that doesn’t ring a bell, well then I’m sure you heard his infectious hit, “Home”. That song was EVERYWHERE. Anyways, Phillips has big news to share and it’s that he’s engaged. That’s right, Phillips popped the question to his longtime girlfriend Hannah Blackwell and she said yes. Phillips filled his fans in on the engagement by making an announcement on both his Facebook and Twitter accounts. He wrote, “My best Christmas surprise is happening. We’re engaged...

Jordin Sparks vs. Jason Derulo

Jordin Sparks vs. Jason Derulo

Normally when celebrity couples break up, I’m not shocked. At all. But that was definitely not the case with Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks. They seemed to have it all and were so much in love. I, for one, thought they were going to get married. After all, they were together for close to three years. That’s why when the two announced that they split last week, my mouth was on the floor. So, what happened with these two? What went wrong? Well, if you’re basing what happened on Sparks, you won’t get too much of an answer. When the...

Is There an American Idol Feud Brewing?

David Cook vs. Caleb Johnson

Is there a feud brewing between “American Idol” winners David Cook and Caleb Johnson? Well, it certainly sounds that way. So, what exactly happened? Smack talk, that’s what. The reining Idol winner, Johnson, has said time and time again that he is the first “real rocker” to win on the reality competition show. You may recall he covered songs from bands like Rush, Led Zeppelin and Whitesnake. The first “real rocker” doesn’t sound like any real fighting words, but they are when a rocker won back in 2008 during the seventh season. When fans of Cook heard about what Johnson...

Former American Idol Finalist Michael Johns Passes Away at Age 35

Former American Idol Finalist Michael Johns Passes Away at Age 35

Today, I have some sad news to report to my readers. If you watched season 7 of “American Idol”, there is a good chance you were familiar with the contestant Michael Johns. Unfortunately, the eighth place finalist passed away on Friday at the age of 35. The cause of death is a blood clot stemming from an ankle injury. His manager confirmed the tragedy on Twitter, writing, “It is with a heavy heart and inconsolable sadness that we confirm the passing of our friend Michael Johns. No other details will b avail at this time. Please respect the privacy of Mike’s...

Jennifer Lopez Keeping Busy

Jennifer Lopez: Keeping Busy at 44

It’s that time of the year again when the “American Idol” finale rolls around. While some people tune into the Fox reality show to see the talented contestants sing their hearts out, others watch to see what crazy antics the judges are going to pull off. Of course, no Idol judge gathers quite as much buzz as Jennifer Lopez. Even though Lopez is 44-years-old, she’s not planning on slowing down any time soon. Earlier this season on “American Idol”, the singer performed her new single, “I Luh Ya Papi”, off her upcoming album “A.K.A.”. The song features rapper French Montana, who...