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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

'American Idol' recap: This race is too close to call

Joshua Ledet wows American Idol judges with a stunning performance asBy Eleanor Gower With just five contestants left and the competition hotting up, Joshua Ledet emerged as the clear leader of the pack after tonight's American Idol. An incredible performance of the Bee Gees classic To Love Somebody, more
Daily Mail ( 5/2/2012 10:26:22 PM -08:00 )

'American Idol' recap: This race is too close to call
By Chuck Barney "American Idol" rolled on Wednesday night with performances by the show's Top 5 contestants and if you had told us several weeks ago that Hollie Cavanagh would be part of this elite quintet, we'd have figured you dipped into Steven more
San Jose Mercury News ( 5/2/2012 10:20:10 PM -08:00 )

Joshua Ledet again earns rave reviews on 'Idol'
FILE - In this April 11, 2012 file photo released by Fox, Joshua Ledet performs on the singing competition series "American Idol," in Los Angeles. The powerful 20-year-old gospel singer from Westlake, La., got the Fox talent contest's judges on their more
Houston Chronicle ( 5/2/2012 9:04:54 PM -08:00 )

Did McKinney's Hollie Cavanagh continue her American Idol upward spiral?
Now that we're down to five, the competition is tough. They're all excellent in their own ways. But Hollie is proving that she's not content to settle for the number-five position. Opening the '60s-themed segment of the show with "River Deep - Mountain more
Dallas Morning News (subscription) (blog) ( 5/2/2012 8:01:01 PM -08:00 )

'American Idol' Recap: Top Five Sing Hits from the '60s and Brit Pop Classics
“American Idol”'s remaining five contestants performed Wednesday night for a spot in the top four next week. They took on songs from the '60s in the first round and Brit pop in the second. Steven Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band and more
ABC News (blog) ( 5/2/2012 7:50:17 PM -08:00 )

Is it 'Time' Phillip Phillips winds up in 'American Idol's' bottom three?
By Craig Berman, TODAY.com contributor Phillip Phillips has been the favorite on “American Idol” for most of season 11. On Thursday night, viewers will find out how strong a position he's really in. Dave Matthews version 2.0 had the worst solo of any more
msnbc.com (blog) ( 5/2/2012 7:41:51 PM -08:00 )

'American Idol' Judges 'Love Somebody': Joshua Ledet
Ledet's take on the Bee Gees classic prompted J. Lo to call Ledet 'one of the best singers I've seen in 50 years.' By Adam Graham Chalk up another standing ovation for Joshua Ledet. But the standing O the 20-year-old from Westlake, Louisiana received more
MTV.com ( 5/2/2012 7:26:38 PM -08:00 )

'American Idol' recap: Ledet wows judges again
LOS ANGELES — The judges on “American Idol” definitely love somebody, and his name is Joshua Ledet. The panel once again reserved the most praise on Wednesday's installment of the Fox singing competition for the powerful 20-year-old gospel singer from more
New York Daily News ( 5/2/2012 7:09:25 PM -08:00 )

Josh Ledet wows 'Idol' judges
Josh Ledet wows LOS ANGELES (AP) — The judges on "American Idol" definitely love somebody, and his name is Joshua Ledet. While the panel lauded each of the five finalists remaining in the Fox singing competition, the judges once again reserved the most praise during more
New York Daily News ( 5/2/2012 7:04:17 PM -08:00 )

Hollie Cavanagh Bounces Back on American Idol
By Kevin O'Donnell The finish line is in sight – and as the final five contestants fight to be the winner of American Idol, the competition is fierce. Just like last week, the contestants brought top-notch performances, tackling classic songs from the more
People Magazine ( 5/2/2012 6:34:00 PM -08:00 )

Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet get eye-popping praise on 'American Idol'
Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet get eye-popping praise on TV Newsday > Entertainment > TV American Idol "American Idol" season 11 live-blogging -- and we're loving Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Colton Dixon. PrintAa « Previous postJoshua Ledet called one of 'best singers ever' on 'American Idol' View all more
Newsday ( 5/2/2012 6:31:24 PM -08:00 )

Idol: Moments like this
Idol: Moments like thisFive singers remain. Two songs each again tonight — the '60s and Brit-pop. YAY SPICE GIRLS. Anyone? Steven Van Zandt joins Jimmy Iovine during rehearsals. Because I'm sure all of these singers can relate to him. Hollie Cavanagh: 'River Deep, more
Houston Chronicle (blog) ( 5/2/2012 6:27:29 PM -08:00 )

'American Idol': You don't know what it's like
By Brian Mansfield, USA TODAY Perhaps Joshua Ledet won't win American Idol, but he should have sealed his record deal Wednesday night. Taking a song he'd never heard before last week -- the Bee Gees' To Love Somebody -- he turned in a masterful more
USA TODAY ( 5/2/2012 6:17:30 PM -08:00 )

'American Idol' top 5 performance recap: who stepped up, who tanked?
But after tonight, I'm not so sure. His vocal limitations, which he had hidden so well to date with growls, came through big time during “Time of the Season.” Good news for Hollie Cavanagh fans. She is lifting her game just as the competition gets more
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) ( 5/2/2012 6:15:30 PM -08:00 )

American Idol Recap: Why Wouldn't Joshua Ledet Put His Arm Around Phillip
American Idol Recap: Why WouldnGot a burning TV question, a comment or hot dish about your fave TV show? Email your Q's to tvdiva@eonline.com, and then check the next chat for answers! American Idol Recap: Why Wouldn't Joshua Ledet Put His Arm Around Phillip Phillips? more
E! Online ( 5/2/2012 6:08:06 PM -08:00 )

Joshua Ledet called one of 'best singers ever' on 'American Idol'
TV Newsday > Entertainment > TV American Idol "American Idol" season 11 live-blogging -- and we're loving Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Colton Dixon. PrintAa « Previous postJessica Sanchez's 'wisdom and talent as a singer' captivates 'American more
Newsday ( 5/2/2012 6:04:32 PM -08:00 )

Jessica Sanchez's 'wisdom and talent as a singer' captivates 'American Idol
TV Newsday > Entertainment > TV American Idol "American Idol" season 11 live-blogging -- and we're loving Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Colton Dixon. PrintAa « Previous postSkylar Laine has Randy Jackson 'transfixed' on 'American Idol' View all more
Newsday ( 5/2/2012 6:04:09 PM -08:00 )

'American Idol,' Season 11, Finalists Compete: TV Recap
By Stephanie Krikorian The scramble was on to land a spot in the final four on “American Idol,” but to say any one competitor has a lock on this season would be ridiculous. It's anyone's game, as we saw tonight, with back-to-back solid showings. more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 5/2/2012 6:03:00 PM -08:00 )

Joshua Ledet: 'To Love Somebody'
By Brian Mansfield, USA TODAY Joshua Ledet comes in thinking about singing Tom Jones. "That's a bad idea!" says Jimmy. He and Little Steven suggest the Bee Gees' To Love Somebody, which Joshua doesn't know. "How do you do that? more
USA TODAY ( 5/2/2012 5:58:22 PM -08:00 )

Skylar Laine has Randy Jackson 'transfixed' on 'American Idol'
TV Newsday > Entertainment > TV American Idol "American Idol" season 11 live-blogging -- and we're loving Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Colton Dixon. PrintAa « Previous postJessica Sanchez, Hollie Cavanagh and Skylar Laine like 'three little dolls' more
Newsday ( 5/2/2012 5:44:00 PM -08:00 )