Possibly the most bizarre (and transparently fake) audition so far, "Magic Cyclops" was certainly memorable for trying to be memorable, affecting a terrible British accent while insisting that he was from Davenport, Iowa.
Ali's take on Corinne Bailey Rae's "Just Like a Star" was raspy and tremulous ... There was an Adele-like quality to her tone that made her interesting to listen to.
The hour-long installment seemed positively svelte compared to last night's episode, and there was apparently no time to highlight the worst of the worst, only the best of the best.
Gabby has a sultry, bluesy tone in her voice that had all the judges bobbing their heads, and Steven Tyler gave her his patented eyes-closed, music-gasm face, which was exactly what she'd been aiming for.
A singing teacher to the stars, David Stroud was commissioned during the American Idol Season 8 tour as a vocal teacher for touring idols. His latest creation is a voice instruction app called VocalizeU.
Lost was a show that required a weekly recap to go over all the hints and clues. Flashforward six years later to the present day and the Internet has a recap for nearly every single show on TV. How did this happen?
Becoming a singer doesn't require you to have a record deal with Hollywood Records or winning record deals on shows like American Idol -- I call myself a singer because it's my passion.
Although it seems that Paul Simon has been on the road frequently over the last few years, his latest tour seems much more date-packed as he heralds his latest and one of the best albums of his career, So Beautiful Or So What.
With Yellowcard's release of the acoustic version of their critically-acclaimed album When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes last week, it only proved that Yellowcard is indeed back.
"The most fun things would be international travel, getting to hang out with your best buds, playing a live show, and making music videos. Not fun things are setting up and tearing down, file management while recording, picking out a name for your band."
Pearl Jam, Columbia Records/SONY Music Entertainment and IMDb today announced that "Not For You," a full-length, never-before-seen music video directed by Cameron Crowe, featuring live, archival performances and behind-the-scenes footage of the band.
Scotty McCreery's new album Clear As Day just hit #1 in Billboard, and it features some very personal songs that seem to fit him perfectly. He tells me how he picked this batch.
"I always feel like I have more work to do because somebody out there doesn't know about me. That's my goal, to a) get better, and b) get bigger."
She's got Elizabeth Taylor eyes, an I Love Lucy madcap spirit and a voice that'll melt hearts and minds. What's not to like about Zooey Deschanel?
Hats off to Taylor Hicks for proving the masses wrong, for tailoring a dream to reality and giving us all something to sing for.