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Didi Benami

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  • Ann Powers: Underconfident, the Idols overreach

     
    Hubris. Whomever remains to sing and, eventually, go on the summer tour after Wednesday's elimination round on "American Idol" should spend some time pondering that very old but suddenly relevant term. Though this season's remaining bunch is hardly...
  • ‘American Idol’: Crystal Bowersox, Siobhan Magnus do Miley Cyrus proud

     
    This week’s “American Idol” performance show seemed to be over in the first half-hour. One performance hurt so bad, and that wasn’t good. Miley Cyrus, who’s only 17, played mentor. She was positive, generous and thoughtful. I...
  • ‘American Idol’: Who was sent packing?

     
    “Another Idol Must Fall” — words that decorated the start of “American Idol” tonight. Ha. By my count, three Idols fell during Tuesday's performance show: Paige Miles, Andrew Garcia and Tim Urban. Didi Benami was pretty...
  • A rare 'Idol' re-shuffle, plus the latest on Crystal Bowersox

     
    An "American Idol" insider assures us that Crystal Bowersox will be back to perform on Wednesday's show. The 24-year-old season 9 contender and mother of one, who's believed to be a diabetic, was hospitalized Tuesday, causing the show to switch up its...
  • Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas admit to 'Idol' butterflies

     
    In a chat with Ryan Seacrest following their appearance on Wednesday night's live results show, Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas admitted that even they were nervous before stepping onto the "American Idol" stage, though they said they were somewhat comforted by...
  • Today in 'Idol': Usher mentors Soul and R&B week, Daughtry on 'Regis & Kelly'

     
    Ushering in the Top 10: With guidance from guest mentor Usher, who'll perform on Wednesday's results episode along with Diddy and Justin Bieber, the Top 10 take the stage for Soul and R&B night, the first true theme of season 9 (yes, we're still perplexed...
  • Ann Powers: Lost and found in the House of Usher

     
    When my music-obsessed friends ask me how I can stand writing about "American Idol" every week (and they do increasingly in this less-than-stellar season), I often declaim on the importance of getting the wide view of pop -- a picture with soundtrack of...
  • ‘American Idol’: ‘Big Mike’ Lynche, Casey James, Lee DeWyze shine on soul night

     
    Usher tonight lectured the “American Idol” contestants on performing, but the big star wasn't being altruistic. He pushed his new album with a little help from Ryan Seacrest. Then it was on to the singing. Rhythm, blues and...
  • Wednesday's 'Idol' elimination is a teary affair

     
    In a continuing effort to shield our West Coast brethren and not prematurely spoil tonight's "Idol" results, we offer a blog post title that could easily apply to anyone but is also completely obvious. With that in mind, Wednesday's bottom three couldn'...
  • Guest blogger Nick Mitchell breaks down the Top 10

     
    Season 8 Top 24 contender Nick Mitchell cracked us up last week. So much so that we thought he simply must be a guest blogger at some point this season, and the more contestants he can riff on, the better! Fortunately for us, Nick has a week off from...
  • Buzzmeter: 'Idol' experts pick Didi as Tuesday night's loser

     
    Our "American Idol" experts have spoken, and the majority of our panelists expect Didi Benami to be sent home Wednesday night (despite her trademark tears). The rest are split between Tim Urban and Andrew Garcia. What will "Idol" voters judge more...
  • ‘American Idol’ brings Fox a winning Wednesday

     
    “American Idol” drew 20.5 million viewers Wednesday night and dwarfed everything else on the schedule. The singing contest dispatched Didi Benami. Fox won the night behind the 1-2 punch of “Human Target” (8.2 million ) and “...