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Idol Chit-Chat
This is your place to discuss all things "American Idol." The performances, the judges, the past contestants — it’s all right here.

Sunday, February 11, 2007

Reader Poll: What Would You Sing?

So if your head hasn’t exploded from reading all of the “Idol” news I gave you Friday, here’s a reader poll to get us through until Tuesday…

Now that the auditions are FINALLY over, here’s something to think about. If you auditioned for “American Idol,” what would your audition song be?

For me, I think it would be Annie Lennox’s version of “Waiting In Vain” (You can hear it on the “Serendipity” soundtrack.). It’s in my range and I think Simon would be impressed that I chose her.

So how about you? What would you sing? Post a comment and get us started.

By the way, I’ve now posted pictures to some of the news posts. You’ll definitely want to scroll down and see the cover to Elliott’s CD…


Friday, January 26, 2007

Poll: The Best "Idol" Performance and Song Ever?

In a recent interview with VH1, Randy Jackson told his choices for best “Idol” performance ever and the best song recorded by an Idol.

So, I thought I would start the weekend by posing those questions to you. What do you think was the best performance ever on “American Idol” and what is the best song recorded by an Idol so far?

For Randy, the best performance ever was Fantasia doing “Summertime” in season three. His choice for the best Idol song? Kelly Clarkson’s “Breakaway.”

For me, it’s hard to beat Bo Bice’s a capella masterpiece “In A Dream” from season four, but I think Constantine Maroulis’ “Bohemian Rhapsody” in the same year came pretty close.

As for the best song, as much as I love “Breakaway,” “Since U Been Gone” is just pure genius. And I really wish Carrie Underwood’s people would give “Some Hearts” another shot. Releasing it on the pop chart at the same time as “Jesus, Take the Wheel” was a bad move since “Hearts” is easily a #1 country song that could eventually cross over…

So what are your choices? Just post a comment to get us started…