Archive for May, 2009

Kris & Adam on the Today Show

Posted by Kim on May 28th, 2009

Press week continues for American Idol 8 WINNER Kris Allen and runner up Adam Lambert.  And I love it when they do press together!  This morning they both made an appearance on the Today show.  Pictures and videos below… Interview: [youtube u4osqnhmb0E] Kris performing “Heartless”: [youtube OUn3F-iUjJ4] Adam performing “Mad World”: [youtube 2Z9oH0Vg3KM] Bonus, Kris […]


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AI8: The Numbers Are In, Kris Rules the Charts!

Posted by Kim on May 27th, 2009

But was there really any doubt?  The billboard chart numbers are in, and American Idol 8 WINNER Kris Allen is topping them with his single “No Boundaries”…despite how dreadful the song may be.  Really, only he could make a song like that work.  And Adam is up there holding his own, and doing better than […]


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American Idol 8 Wrap Up: Best & Worst Performances

Posted by Kim on May 27th, 2009

Better late than never! 20. Remember the Time – Kris Appropriately, let’s kick things off with the WINNER of American Idol 8…Kris Allen.  This was the first time he really got to show us his musical style , since they weren’t allowed to play instruments in the semi’s.  I guess you could call this a […]


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American Idol 8 Post Show Stuff

Posted by Kim on May 23rd, 2009

Kris performing “No Boundries” on Ellen His episode of Ellen airs on Tuesday, but the performance portion is already up online.  He sings the song acoustic; just with the guitar and Michael Orland on the piano.   It sounds a MILLION times better than originally, and it makes me even more thankful that we have an […]


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Kris Does The Tonight Show

Posted by Kim on May 22nd, 2009

In case you missed it,  American Idol 8 WINNER Kris Allen was on The Tonight Show last night.  He really did a great job, totally laid back as always, but more personable and funny than some people probably expected.   Check it out below: [youtube qHIN_cB5vKk] Don’t forget to watch Kris and Adam, along with the […]


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American Idol 8 Wrap Up: Biggest Upset Ever!

Posted by Kim on May 21st, 2009

What the headline said.  Right now Adam fans lick their wounds with the usual “he’ll sell more” OR “he lost because of the tween/religious/under dog vote”  excuses.  But the real question is, what really happened last night? Adam Lambert was getting press left and right, he even made the cover of EW magazine before the […]


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American Idol 8 Finale Recap!

Posted by Kim on May 21st, 2009

Here we go!   What we’ve been waiting for since January, the American Idol finale and in 2 hours we’ll find out who’s taking home the crown this year.  This is the first year that I absolutely can’t call it.  It could go either way!  But first, lots of awkward group dances and mismatched duets.  And […]


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A Note About Tonight…

Posted by Kim on May 20th, 2009

Well tonight’s the big night on AI, but unfortunately, I might not be here for all of it!  I’m actually going to see No Doubt tonight (leaving at about 7pm) so I’ll be watching the live feed and live blogging as much of the finale as I can, but I have a bad feeling I’m […]


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American Idol 8 Finale: Kris vs. Adam

Posted by Kim on May 20th, 2009

Here we go! The final performance show of the season, Kris and Adam face off!  “The guy next door vs. guyliner”,  really, Ryan? Talk about second hand embarrassment. Adam Reprise: Mad World – Gary Jules Wow, that was um…..dramatic.  Definitely the most theatrical performance we’ve seen on the show.  And I loved the theatrics; Randy […]


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AI8: Last Minute Spoilers For Tonight!

Posted by Kim on May 19th, 2009

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Kradam Press Conference

Posted by Kim on May 19th, 2009

Kris & Adam = waaay too much cuteness.  Yesterday afternoon they did a press conference outside the Nokia theater, where they were asked a bunch of dumb questions like “how do you sing so high” and “do you think you would’ve done worse if you were still blonde?” (okay, some of the questions were good […]


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AI8: How the Finale Will Work

Posted by Kim on May 19th, 2009

Did anyone catch Larry King Live tonight?  Justin Guarini, Kim Caldwell and Elliott were there to talk about the American Idol finale for the first 20 minutes of the show, and Ryan Seacrest called in.  He revealed that Tuesdays show will go down like this: Round 1: Reprise Round 2: Simon Fullers Pick (essentially producers […]


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American Idol 8: The Final PowerRank!

Posted by Kim on May 18th, 2009

I’ve had a blast covering AI this year! Of course, I still have a couple more columns up my sleeve (tomorrows recap, finale recaps and a lot of lists), but right now it’s all about the last power rank of the season. 2. Kris Same Kris has a shot at winning, but I think it’s […]


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So You Think You Can Dance? To Air This Fall

Posted by Kim on May 18th, 2009

I’ve been hearing rumors of this for a while, and it’s finally confirmed!  Season 6 of So You Think You Can Dance? will be airing on FOX this fall, instead of next summer.  Of course, we’ll still get S5, which starts this Thursday.  I guess this is why Nigel Lythgoe left American Idol to focus […]


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Jessica Biel Does Allure

Posted by Kim on May 18th, 2009

Jessica Beil graces the cover up the upcoming issue of Allure.  That’s quite a pretty picture of her (and I usually dont think she photographs that well).  Here’s an excerpt from the interview: I’m in there with everybody else, fighting for the good parts. Yes, ‘The Illusionist’ has made a difference — but a huge, […]


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Blake Lewis’ Covers “Disturbia” On AI Extra

Posted by Kim on May 17th, 2009

Oh boy, do I love this!  On last weeks episode of American Idol Extra they aired a prerecorded performance of Blake putting his own spin on Disturbia.  And this just reminds me why I always loved Blake; so creative!  He also announced that his new album drops October 6th and he’ll have a new single […]


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Kradam Out Shopping

Posted by Kim on May 17th, 2009

….but not together.  The paps caught Kris and Adam shopping at Barneys in the Grove over the weekend, looking for outfits for the finale.  Adam doesn’t look too pleased in one of the photos; not enough rhinestones, I guess.  More pics below:


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Diane Kruger does Lucky Magazine

Posted by Kim on May 16th, 2009

The always lovely Diane Kruger graces the cover of the next issue of Lucky Magazine.  Thanks to JustJared.com for the scan. I absolutely love the top she’s wearing, so cute.  Click the pic to see it bigger! Get a Lucky Magazine subscription


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AI8: Coin Toss Winner & Top 2 Picture

Posted by Kim on May 14th, 2009

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American Idol 8: The Final Cut

Posted by Kim on May 14th, 2009

Thank you freemantle for shutting down all the live feeds and making me miss the beginning. Boo.  Tonight we find out who makes the final 2, who gets a record deal, who will go down in American Idol history, who could potentially become a SUPERSTAR.  But no pressure.  And of course they started it out […]


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American Idol 8: Top 3 Showdown!

Posted by Kim on May 13th, 2009

Here we go!  Tonight Kris, Adam and Danny fight for spots in the finale, and of course, record deals.  Actually, it’s more of a fight between Kris and Danny for second place, but we’ll play along anyways. Danny Dance Little Sister by Terence Trent D’arby Like me, Danny had never heard this song before.  Scat […]


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AI8: Top 3 Spoiler Watch

Posted by Kim on May 12th, 2009

So far we know all of the judges choice songs and one of the personal choices (or at least call it a reliable rumor).  Here are a few interesting tweets from the idol backup singer, @Syberspace: Can’t tell if the judges picked these tunes, or Clive Davis as usual protocol or what… Kris has a […]


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Jordin Sparks’ New Single “Battlefield”

Posted by Kim on May 12th, 2009

You’ll get to see her perform it for the first time on tomorrows American Idol results show, but here’s a first listen for Jordin Sparks’ new single “Battlefield”.  The song was written by Ryan Tedder, and it definitely has his “sound”.  It’s better than Tattoo and One Step At A Time, but that doesn’t say […]


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American Idol 8: Top 3 PowerRank

Posted by Kim on May 12th, 2009

13. Jasmine – OUT (last rank: #9) 12.  Jorge – OUT (last rank: #11) 11. Alexis – OUT (last rank: #7) 10. Michael S  (last rank: #10) 9. Megan (last rank: #8) 8. Scott (last rank: #8) 7. Lil (last rank: #7) 6. Anoop (last rank: #6) 5. Matt (last rank: #5) 4. Allison (last […]


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