Carly Smithson News
'American Idol' Series Finale Recap: Alumni Cameos and Star-Studded Performances
Thursday’s series finale of " American Idol " paid tribute to the past 15 seasons, with surprise appearances and star-studded performances from past finalists -- including Kelly Clarkson , Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson -- before the final American Idol" was crowned. Host Ryan Seacrest
'Idol' Recap: Where's the Inspiration?
What is it about Songs of Inspiration week that produces so many uninspired song choices? Fully half of the eight selections performed by the aspiring American Idols Tuesday were seriously flawed. Kristy Lee Cook had no business singing Martina McBride's "Anyway," although it's a moving power
'American Idol': Hello Goodbye for Some?
It could have been a hard day's night when the 12 "American Idol" finalists tackled the Lennon/McCartney songbook. But a number of contestants rose to the occasion -- notably the lightly regarded Chikezie, who fused bluegrass and classic soul on a raving version of She's a Woman that ranks with the
'American Idol' Top 10 Hit The Road To Stardom
ROSEMONT, Ill. — It's just past 1 p.m. when a convoy of unmarked luxury tour buses pulls up to Allstate Arena, disgorging 10 "American Idol" finalists in search of a career. A big hiss from the coach door. Into the wilting humidity steps Chikezie Eze, who raises a weary eyebrow in greeting. Behind
Summer Music Must-Sees
Along with ball games, the beach and BBQ, music's essential to summer. Whether you're looking to groove to hip-hop, chill out to jazz or mosh to rock, there's something for every music fan this season. Check out ABCNEWS.com's roundup of some of this summer's must-see acts. Rock Werchter Hanging out
'Idol' Wins With All-David Finale
The dueling Davids vying for "American Idol's" crown share an aim and a name. The similarities end there. David Archuleta, 17, is the squinting, boyish crooner with an aw-shucks demeanor and a penchant for dreamy ballads. David Cook, 25, is the gel-coiffed, unshaven emo-rocker with quiet
Carly Smithson's Irish Eyes Still Smiling
This is injured Estella ABC news radio speaking with American Idol finalist Carly Smithson and and connect thank you Harry here. I'm fine. Carly you've rather observed that the girls seem to have a bit of a problem this season because they a lot of women are voting for the meant so. Was there ever
And Then There Were 5
And then there five American Idol star Carly Smithson is headed home. Despite the 24 year old Irish bartenders electrifying performance at Jesus Christ superstar. She couldn't rustle up enough votes to make it to the next round. Several more on this for so happy to be joined by ABC news radio's
'American Idol': Amateurs or Pros?
You have natural charisma of a lead Maybe that's because He Wallace. Michael Johns formerly band frontman Michael had a record deal by years ago and is one of several of this year's idol contestants causing controversy over whether they're really amateurs. Leaving America's truly undiscovered
'American Idol': Are They Really Pros?
"American Idol" is billed as an amateur talent contest, but this season, several of its contestants have already been, at one point, professional singers who even held recording contracts. Now the hit television show faces a backlash from some of America's truly undiscovered talent who think it's