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Posts from: February 2008

Alaina, Alexandrea, Jason, and Robbie leave; Alaina refuses to sing; Robbie’s hair defended

One of American Idol‘s weirdest traditions is having eliminated contestants sing. For one, they’ve been eliminated; that means voters don’t want to hear that person sing, yet that’s what they do. In addition, the contestant is usually sad or even crying, and thus it’s even harder than usual for them to sing well. Last night, …

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Oprah’s Big Give debuts Sunday

On Sunday, Oprah Winfrey will try to conquer reality TV with Oprah’s Big Give, which debuts at 9 p.m. ET on ABC. The eight-episode series is a competition between 10 people who work “to change the lives of complete strangers in the most creative and dramatic ways,” according to ABC. In the first episode, for …

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Ruben Studdard, Graham Colton, Ferras performing American Idol 7 multiple exit songs

Instead of just overplaying one song throughout the season, American Idol 7‘s producers have decided to go with multiple songs. First there was Ferras’ “Hollywood’s Not America”, which was used during the Hollywood round, and now Graham Colton’s “Best Days” is being used to kick off the top 24 losers. For the top 12, though, …

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