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Carly Smithson

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  • 'American Idol' Exit Interview: Carly Smithson

    Before American Idol viewers ever met Carly Smithson on this season's shows, dedicated fans already felt like they'd known the San Diego-based Irish chanteuse for years. While Smithson's elimination on Wednesday (April 24) ended her Season Seven Idol...
  • 'American Idol' Seeks a Diamond in the Rough

    I got no thrills from Dolly Parton Night. Mariah Carey Night didn't thrill me at all. So tell me why, should it be right, that I'm hoping to get a kick out of Neil Diamond Night? Would the American Idol Tuesday (April 29) Two-fer Tribute to the Jazz...
  • 'American Idol' Finale: One David Becomes a Goliath

    After a five-month season leading up to a seemingly preordained Top Two, American Idol reached its orgiastic two-hour finale on Wednesday (May 21) night. As the show began, only one thing was certain... David's got it in the bag. Follow along to the...
  • Carly Simon: Coming around again with 'This Kind of Love'

    Carly Simon: Coming around again with 'This Kind of Love'
    CARLY SIMON isn't the first name you'd expect to find on a list of classic-rock superstars who keep tabs on " American Idol." "I tune in whenever I get a chance," she says in that signature dusky voice. "How could I not, when this season Brooke White sang...
  • American Idol vocal coach: Chikezie almost blew it

    American Idol vocal coach: Chikezie almost blew it
    Just one week into the " American Idol" finals season and already the first shock waves spread across the Idoldome; not really for the ouster of rocker girl Amanda Overmyer, a delightful personality but ultimately an underperforming novelty candidate more...
  • 'American Idol' Cuts to Nine

    For this first time this season, the occasionally reliable, semi-scientific prognosticators at DialIdol are reporting that a singer other than Presumptive American Idol Winner David Archuleta got the most votes. That suggests that as Wednesday's (March...
  • "American Idol: " The 36? Joanna Pacitti?

     
    What would the week before Hollywood be if some web site didn't leak the names of the finalists? I mean...just another week...right? Votefortheworst.com has just posted the list - head to the jump - and many of the names......
  • "American Idol" Shocker: Pacitti Disqualified

     
    Finally, what we've all been expecting - a real "Idol" surprise. The show disqualified Joanna Pacitti after last night's 36-winner show. This has - as if you need to be told - never happened before (although, of course, other......
  • Allison Iraheta: The ultimate interview, Part Three

     
    In the third part of this four-part interview, "American Idol" finalist Allison Iraheta talks about her experience on the show. Read Part One here. Read Part Two here. You mentioned connecting with songs and it seems to me that you always connect with...
  • Allison Iraheta: The ultimate interview, Part Two

     
    In the second part of this four-part interview, "American Idol" finalist Allison Iraheta discusses her first "Idol" audition in San Francisco and the beginning of her "Idol" journey. Read Part One here. Even though your family was very supportive of...
  • 'American Idol': Is Kara DioGuardi shopping a reality show?

     
    Didn't make the cut on 'American Idol'? Perhaps judge Kara DioGuardi can still help. While 'Idol' has seen its share of major label cast-offs -- recent hopefuls Carly Smithson and Michael Johns come to mind -- DioGuardi is offering yet......
  • Ann Powers: The girls work the quirkiness, and the smarts

     
    Song selection. It's what the judges love to mention, the first true or false step any "Idol" striver makes, before she even opens her well-glossed lips. Sometimes, in truth, it doesn't matter that much: The singer's presence, tone, or sheer power...