The fourteenth season of American Idol starts in about three weeks. We have been promised more seasoned contestants, more involved judges and (best thing from my perspective) fill-in judging from Adam Lambert for the New York auditions, since Keith Urban had to be with his family after his father-in-law died.
We also know that they had a “club” concert with the top 48 to see how they perform in front of an audience. That seems a huge number to me, so perhaps I read it wrong. But those aren’t the truly big changes. That’s the one of the basic tweaks they do every year. There are bigger changes. Continue reading
Yesterday, someone (hi, @JazzRock3!) asked if I was going to do a review of my second Queen + Adam show. I told her I wasn’t sure if I’d see anything new. She said I would. She was right, and here’s the post to prove it. Continue reading
Adam Leading Singalong (pic courtesy of playingwithu)
I’m not an unbiased reporter. I’m not going to pretend to be. I love all these guys, especially the front man, and I’m not going to hide it.
This time I took notes. See?
Yes, a night early.
It’s down to Caleb and Jena.
Ryan is coming out with his new puppy. Which is adorable.
Opens with audition footage from the beginning. And they skipped a few seasons, including 5 and 8.
And then the winner announcements.
And finally Ryan. Who has shaved.
This is for the hometown visit.
Ryan still has his beard.
Theme is Love Songs. Two weeks from the finale.
Prize this week is the home town visit. Continue reading
Ryan tweeted that something unprecedented was going to happen tonight. We shall see.