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Idology: Are the Judges' Opinions For Sale? The Amber-Angie Push Begins (Sorry Candice & Kree)
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Idology: Are the Judges' Opinions For Sale? The Amber-Angie Push Begins (Sorry Candice & Kree)

Apr 29 2013, 10:17am CDT | by

When the American Idol judges rose to their feet at the end of Amber Holcomb’s questionable rendition of “MacArthur Park” last Wednesday, it was clear something was amiss. Either they’d...

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Idology: Are the Judges' Opinions For Sale? The Amber-Angie Push Begins (Sorry Candice & Kree)

Apr 29 2013, 10:17am CDT | by

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When the American Idol judges rose to their feet at the end of Amber Holcomb’s questionable rendition of “MacArthur Park” last Wednesday, it was clear something was amiss. Either they’d collectively suffered a significant degree of hearing loss — or they’d been made aware of some fine print in their contracts noting they were obligated to cheerlead on behalf of Nigel Lythgoe’s Chosen Ones (TM).

If there’s any other explanation, my Idology cohost Melinda Doolittle and I are at a loss to come up with it. On this week’s show, we examine how Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj and Randy Jackson all gave critiques of Candice Glover and Kree Harrison that had no basis in reality, while Amber got a free pass for missing notes on the aforementioned Donna Summer disco track and for choosing a dated Celine Dion cover in the Contestant’s Choice round.

RELATED | Lazaro Arbos Idol Exit Interview: ‘No Way 5 Guys Could’ve Left in a Row’

Plus, we dish Angie Miller’s top-notch rendition of a Jessie J ditty, have a laugh about Nicki’s inability to tell the difference between the contestants whose names start with ‘A,’ and wonder whether Randy Jackson’s “church girl” comments to Candice might’ve been racist — or at least offensive.

Press play below for the full Idology experience, and for all my Idol-related news, interviews, recaps and commentary, follow me on Twitter @MichaelSlezakTV!


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All The Songs That Were Better Than 'Fancy' This Summer

Sep 1 2014 7:28am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

We are so sick of talking about "Fancy." It's not the song of the summer we deserve, but it's the one we got. Here's what should have dominated the charts in a weird, alternate universe's summer. "Boom Clap" by Charli XCX The breakout track from "The Fault in Our Stars" soundtrack will never get out of your head. "Not On Drugs" by Tove Lo The scribe behind some of ...
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VMAs Bests Emmys on Facebook with Triple the Engagement

Aug 26 2014 8:27am CDT | Source: Lost Remote

For the past week, the social conversation has centered on the VMAs and Emmys, which aired on back-to-back nights. Each had its share of buzzworthy moments, from Beyonce’s VMA performance (followed by a Jay-Z and Blue Ivy appearance) to Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams during last night’s Emmys But which awards show captured the attention (and engagement) of Facebook users? Sunday night’s VMAs s ...
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5 Reasons why the VMAs No Longer Matter

Aug 25 2014 4:16pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

If video really did kill the radio star, MTV may have in turn killed its own creation: the video. For years, of course, the network has seemingly been video-phobic, devoting nearly all of its time to reality shows, scripted dramas and other programs that beg the question of why the letter "M" still appears in its name. Once a year, though, MTV remembers that videos still exist (even if they air primarily on other cable networks and internet sites) and celebrates them. But if 2014 ...
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Here's Al Roker Dancing Out His Entire Weather Report

Aug 5 2014 10:16am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Al Roker danced the hell out of his weather report on Tuesday morning. That's right, the "Today" co-host was inspired by the song "Bang Bang" by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, which he said is his favorite new summer hit. He pulled it up on his phone, and just really felt the beat: var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=518355989&height=411&width=570&sid=577&origin=undefined&vi ...
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