American Idol men's video recap, Lynche cinches, as does Bowersox for women
By April MacIntyre Mar 11, 2010, 16:56 GMT
Television\'s No. 1 show, American Idol, returns for its seventh season when it premiered in January. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the hit series empowers viewers to discover America\'s next solo singing superstar by voting for their favorites to win the coveted American Idol title. Every year, tens of thousands of hopefuls from across the nation audition for a shot at stardom and a chance to be the next American Idol. The ...more
Everyone can pack it up it seems as Crystal Bowersox wowed the women Tuesday night, bowling over the judges with her Tracy Chapman cover.
Last night's men's top eight saw new father Michael Lynche sew it up too for a sure fire spot for the American Idol competition this season.
Lynche's soulful version of a classic Kate Bush song revealed his talent as the judges were rendered speechless and crying.
Kara blubbered like a baby all over Simon's sweater as Cowell noted that Lynche's "This Woman's Work" was the performance of the series.
First up was Lee Dewyze:
Lee Dewyze sang "Fireflies" by Owl City
Mixed bag from the judges, it was a good performance but Simon was cool to him.
Alex Lambert sang "Trouble" by Ray LaMontagne
Smoky vocals for Alex Lambert but this song will forver now be the doggie and his banked bone song to me.
Tim Urban sang "Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley
Hmmm Tim Urban. Ellen DeGeneres freaked him out a bit with her impromptu hug. Kara says, "you're kinda in it" and Simon took the credit for his performance
Andrew Garcia sang "Genie In A Bottle" by Christina Aguilera
Awful choice - he needs to find his groove again, as the judges clucked he cannot relive his breakout Paula Abdul cover performance, "a little bgit desperate" says Simon, "and going backwards."
Casey James sang "You'll Think of Me" by Keith Urban
Unfair criticism by the judges for a great performance .
Aaron Kelly sang "I'm Already There" by Lonestar
He sounded terrified but this guy is 16, keep that in mind. Great middle and end Simon called rubbish on Kara's ridiculous "third person you're too young" advice. "It's a nice song" said Cowell.
Todrick Hall sang "Somebody To Love" by Queen
Smart choice, Todrick Hall - "Todrick is back" says Randy.."Glee like" says Kara..."more Gospel" says Ellen, "you're a Broadway singer," says Simon
Michael Lynche nails it with "This Woman's Work" by Kate Bush
Michael Lynche was terrific. Kara DioGuardi cries, and a star is born. Crystal and Michael are the two fierce creatures of this show now. The ones to beat.