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July 24, 2014

Lauren Alaina on Growing Up on 'Idol, Meeting Carrie Underwood and Being a Role Model

'American Idol' season 10 runner-up, Lauren Alaina hopped on the phone this afternoon to talk to the press about her experience as one of the youngest finalists in 'Idol' history. The sixteen-year-old put in three solid performances on Tuesday night, despite facing Laryngitis. Though it didn't win her the competition, Lauren's tenacity is the mark of a true professional. "The show must go on,...

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Scotty McCreery on Winning 'American Idol,' Lauren Alaina and Ryan Seacrest's Odd 'Tradition'

Your 'American Idol' season 10 winner, Scotty McCreery took some time out of the post-finale whirlwind of appearances and interviews, this afternoon, to talk to the press in the usual morning-after conference call. "This is pretty wild, I gotta say. I mean it's a whole lot more than I bargained for coming into it. I never would have expected it but I'm handling it well. It's what I asked for...

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'Something Pitchy:' 'American Idol' Season 10 Ends on a High Note

We may not have been psyched about tonight's finale but a number of great performances and self-parodying clips had us clapping along and laughing out loud at this season 10 finale show. With no real drama surrounding the Scotty/Lauren race, the final hours of season 10 put the focus on a parade of fantastic guest appearances and performances. What other show can give you Tom Jones, Kirk Franklin,...

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'American Idol' Season Finale Recap: The Winner Is...

After a record-breaking 122 million votes, we have a winner in what has been one of the most hotly debated seasons in 'American Idol''s 10-year history. With the addition of Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez to the judges' panel, and record industry mogul Jimmy Iovine mentoring the Top 13 every step of the way, some fans agreed with executive producer, Nigel Lythgoe, who labeled this season's...

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'American Idol' Season 10 Finale: Winner Predictions From The Experts

With just a few hours to go before the 'American Idol' season 10 winner is announced, we asked a number of 'Idol' experts and die-hard fans who they think will take the crown in this season's all-teen, all-country showdown. While Scotty has been consistent throughout the race, never hitting the bottom three, Lauren has faltered at times under the intense pressure 'American Idol' is known for...

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'Something Pitchy:' Most Boring 'American Idol' Finale Ever?

Nothing against Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina but we can't help it if 2/3rds of the 'Something Pitchy' crew thought tonight's finale performances were dullsville. Though MJ and myself thought one of the teens dominated tonight's show, we're all still standing by our predictions for the season 10 winner. Spicing up tonight's lackluster hour was the pre-show drama surrounding Lauren...

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'American Idol' Finale Recap: Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina Sing for It All

Tonight, it was finally time for the battle of the country teen titans, with Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina taking to the stage to sing it out for the 'American Idol' title. Or was it? With Lauren suffering from laryngitis, there was talk of third place finisher Haley Reinhart waiting in the wings with 'House of the Rising Sun,' 'I Who Have Nothing' and 'Bennie and the Jets' locked and loaded...

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'American Idol:' The Top 10 Moments From Season 10

As we prepare to bid farewell to another season of 'American Idol,' let us look back and celebrate all that it gave us; the heart wrenching audition stories, the emotional performances, the shocking eliminations and of course, the flaming pianos and reggae-rap breakdowns. Sure, we could run down the season's top performances but it's really Casey Abrams burying his head in Ryan Seacrest's...

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'American Idol': Scotty vs. Lauren Finale Showdown Preview (Spoilers)

It's safe to say we all know a few things are guaranteed to go down at this season's all-country finale. No matter who wins, J.Lo will cry, Lauren will cry, Lauren's mom will cry (and change hairdos at least twice in the two-hour show), James Durbin will set something on fire and Casey Abrams and/or Haley Reinhart will get their growl on. As for the rest of the show, we've got some info on what...

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Haley Reinhart Says Judges Liked to 'Fire Her Up,' Had Fun with Casey Romance Rumors

Haley Reinhart, en route to 'Idol' finale rehearsal, hopped on the phone for her exit interview with the press, this afternoon to discuss her often rocky run on the show and what's ahead. The Top 3 finalist may have won viewers over after four trips to the bottom three, but the judges still gave Haley a hard time, which many fans and apparently some of her fellow contestants, took issue with....

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