| May 12, 2009
More American Idol Coverage
We start with a sketch from the guys promoting "Night at the Museum", making fun of the judges and the desk-- funny. Then here comes Ryan-- (Hey, it's Kevin Bacon!) Ryan tells us the judges's desk is actually going to the...
| May 19, 2009
It's time!! Adam vs. Kris The eccentric rocker vs. the all-american boy
My feeling: Adam deserves to win, but Kris will get Danny's votes and take home the crown.
We see both guys on their very first audtion-- the final two, out of 100,000 singers....
| May 29, 2009
Fresh off the season ender of American Idol, local fan favorite Matt Giraud is back in West Michigan prepping for a busy summer schedule.
Today, he stopped in at FOX 17 to talk about the season finale, and what it's like now that the season is over....
| Feb 12, 2009
| 3:10 PM
23-year-old Matt Giraud from Kalamazoo, Mich. auditioned in Louisville, Ky. for Season 8 of "American Idol" with Gavin DeGraw's "I Don't Wanna Be". He got a smitten "definitely yes" smile out of Kara, but Simon told him he had a problem--not believing...
| Jul 4, 2010
| 1:41 PM
It took 11 days, 1,500 volunteers and tens of thousands of dollars to pull it off the Muskegon Summer Celebration.
"So far so good," said coordinator Tanya Gonzales. "We've had great crowds, we've had a couple of new events with the air show, we've had...
| Jan 26, 2010
| 8:29 AM
Official Rules | FOX 17 WXMI
1. TO ENTER: You must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of Michigan. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes runs from January 15, 2010 through February 14, 2010 (the "Sweepstakes Period"), and entries must be...
| Oct 8, 2009
Last season's American Idol top five finalist Matt Giraud is coming to West Michigan!
The Kalamazoo native be performing at Cornerstone Church in Gaines Township on Saturday, November 21, 2009. Performances are scheduled at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m....
| May 12, 2010
| 7:33 PM
Past talent from the Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo area who have made it big includes the Verve Pipe, Pop Evil, and Matt Giraud. But who is the area's Next Big Thing?
We asked some people who should know:
John Gonzales, The Grand Rapids Press: Tribune. "A...