In keeping with the "songs from the year the contestants were born" theme, Naima Adedapo took the "American Idol" stage Wednesday (March 16) evening and totally slayed Tina Turner's "What's Love Got to Do with It" (1984, by the way). And we don't mean "sl more
Before Wednesday (March 16), no one had ever covered a Nirvana song on "American Idol." Casey Abrams' version of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" may have inadvertently shown why that had been the case.It's not that Casey's version of the song was bad technicall more
For the Birth Year theme, "American Idol's" Scotty McCreery picked Travis Tritt's 1993 song "Can I Trust You With My Heart." It was a lovely vocal, plus had the added bonus of some soaring high notes (high for Scotty) at the end.The judges liked it. Randy more
"If You Don't Know Me By Now" struck a chord with the judges and the studio audience for Stefano Langone on Wednesday's (March 16) "American Idol." Even if the folks at home -- or some of us -- weren't quite as wowed, Langone apparently brought it with Si more
Born in 1987, Jacob Lusk stepped out of his comfort zone with Heart’s “Alone.” Genius, dude.
Born in 1994, Lauren Alaina brought it with her performance of Melissa Etheridge’s “I’m the Only One,” despite having the flu. She’s back!
Born in 1991, Casey Abrams chose to perform Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit.” Jennifer Lopez thought the performance was too "screamy screechy" and wanted the song to sound more pleasant. Randy gave Casey props for being so fearless with his song choic more
Born in 1989, Karen Rodriguez went for it with “Love Will Lead You Back” by Taylor Dayne. The judges thought it was an improvement over last week, but still weren’t blown away.