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Does it hurt more when Randy Jackson tells you you’re not being saved? Or when Ryan Seacrest tells you it’s time to go home?

american idol lazaro 02 ‘American Idol’ eliminated contestant: ‘I’m trying to contact Ryan Murphy’

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Eliminated American Idol contestant Lazaro Arbos probably didn’t even notice. He was still basking in his hug from Kelly Clarkson. But as he noted after he received the tough news: “I won for the boys! I’m the… Continue reading ‘American Idol’ eliminated contestant: ‘I’m trying to contact Ryan Murphy’

Idol’s latest fallen singer had a feeling this wasn’t going to be his night.

american idol burnell taylor ‘American Idol’ eliminated contestant: ‘By the time I’m 25 I better have at least six Grammys’

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“This whole week, it was basically God giving me a sign so that I could be prepared,” said 19-year-old New Orleans native Burnell Taylor.

Although he had the opportunity to redeem himself, he said he knew the judges wouldn’t go for the save. Nonetheless, he sang… Continue reading ‘American Idol’ eliminated contestant: ‘By the time I’m 25 I better have at least six Grammys’

American Idol Down To Top 6: Who Was Sent Home?

Another singer was eliminated from American Idol Thursday, continuing an unexpected trend, and raising some eyebrows in the process.

SPOILER: Who Was Eliminated On American Idol?

Yet another guy was given his walking papers, as Louisiana native Burnell Taylor finished last, after stumbling during his Wednesday night performance of Bon Jovi’s You Give Love a Bad Name.

While Mariah Carey was crying over Burnell’s elimination, the judges did not unanimously agree… Continue reading American Idol Down To Top 6: Who Was Sent Home?

Can Devin Velez blame Nicki Minaj for his “American Idol” elimination from the Top 8? While the eliminated singer wasn’t willing to go quite that far when we spoke to him after the show, he did note that it may have been Minaj who voted against saving Devin after Motown Week.

What else did Devin have to say? Find out in this interview.

How are you feeling?

Devin Velez: I’m still smiling. I… Continue reading 'American Idol' interview: Devin Velez talks elimination, prom king hopes and Nicki Minaj

The 10 remaining singers in this year’s American Idol took the stage on a live broadcast Wednesday, in which they had to sing songs made popular by past contestants of Fox’s juggernaut.

As radio detection and rangingOnline.com previously reported, the top 10 finalists are, in alphabetical order: Lazaro Arbos, Janelle Arthur, Curtis Finch Jr., Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, Paul Jolley, Angela Miller, Burnell Taylor and Devin Velez.

PHOTOS: American… Continue reading Top Ten Finalists Perform Live On American Idol – Who Stood Out?