Tag Archive: idol


Although many thought the judges would use the save to keep all five girls of the “American Idol” Top 5, that wasn’t the case. Country singer Janelle Arthur ended up on the bottom and was therefore eliminated.

We talked to Janelle right after she got her results. Check out the interview to find out why she expected to go home tonight, what sort of music she plans for the future, and… Continue reading 'American Idol' elimination interview: Janelle Arthur knew she was going home

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.jpg

Image Credit: Fox

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.jpg

Image Credit: Fox

“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’

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