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American Idol (Top 13) 3/9/2011

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Poll: Who are your favorites? (154 member(s) have cast votes)

Who are your favorites?

  1. Lauren Alaina (13 votes [8.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.44%

  2. Casey Abrams (28 votes [18.18%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.18%

  3. Ashthon Jones (2 votes [1.30%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.30%

  4. Paul McDonald (8 votes [5.19%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.19%

  5. Pia Toscano (17 votes [11.04%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.04%

  6. James Durbin (20 votes [12.99%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.99%

  7. Haley Reinhart (13 votes [8.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.44%

  8. Jacob Lusk (8 votes [5.19%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.19%

  9. Thia Megia (12 votes [7.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.79%

  10. Stefano Langone (5 votes [3.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.25%

  11. Karen Rodriguez (4 votes [2.60%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.60%

  12. Scotty McCreery (16 votes [10.39%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.39%

  13. Naima Adedapo (8 votes [5.19%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.19%

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#41 OFFLINE   Maruuk

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 04:39 PM

Well that's what I've been saying since the getgo, they don't NEED to be versatile in the real world. Just do one thing great.

But it was fun when they used to hit the wall of an unfriendly genre. Some real blowups for sure. Now it's just a bunch of slick Glee lounge performers--the kind you see late at night in the mini-lounges around Vegas casinos. Robot pros doing slick cover songs hour after tedious hour with all the right moves and expressions.

Idol has really lost its pose of "amateurism" this year. They used to hide the fact that, say, Katherine McPhee had a record contract and was living with a married record producer twice her age.

Now I suppose the whole thing is a bit more honest. Many of these performers are highly trained pros and semi-pros. Not diamonds in the rough who fell off a turnip truck.

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