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Michael Sarver

Michael Sarver
Michael Sarver, an oil rig worker from Texas, is a Top 12 finalist on "American Idol" Season 8. He has said on the show that he hopes "Idol" is his ticket to a safer career. Sarver's likeable personality has impressed the judges.

For 'American Idol' news and episode recaps, click here.

To see photos of Michael Sarver, click here.
Michael Sarver, an oil rig worker from Texas, is a Top 12 finalist on "American Idol" Season 8. He has said on the show that he hopes "Idol" is his ticket to a safer career. Sarver's likeable personality has impressed the judges.

For 'American Idol' news and episode recaps, click here.

To see photos of Michael Sarver, click here.
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  • Guest blogger Michael Sarver throws his weight behind Big Mike, posits a potential post-Shania shocker

     
    For Shania Twain night, we enlisted Season 8's resident country boy, Michael Sarver, to be our guest blogger and shed a little light on the popular "Idol" theme. The Jasper, Texas, native and Twitterholic (4,200-plus tweets at last check) just made his...
  • Idols past offer their ideas for 'Idol's' future

     
    Much of the talk during and after this week's finale wasn't just about looking back on the season, but forging ahead to a new, hopefully improved "Idol" in the years to come. From the recent survey conducted on americanidol.com, which probed viewer...
  • The ultimate 'American Idol' power ranking: 120 contestants on, Kelly Clarkson still reigns supreme

     
    It's often been said that "American Idol" is really just a popularity contest. Sure, singing and showmanship is important, as is a contestant's back-story and TV persona, but when it comes to advancing in the competition, many an inferior vocalist have...
  • American Idols Live! Coming To Tacoma

    American Idols Live! Coming To Tacoma
    The "American Idol" tour bus is coming to town and the singers are already talking about how they're going to rock the Northwest. On Tuesday, the show's top ten finalists from last season play the second date of a 50-city tour at the Tacoma Dome. The...
  • Top ... 13!? A report from the after-party

    Top ... 13!? A report from the after-party
    The blue carpet was bustling Thursday night outside the West Hollywood night club Area, where the American Idol Season 8 Top 13 were feted. Fresh from the show which took place a hop, skip and a jump away on the CBS lot, Kara, Paula, bikini girl Katrina...
  • American Idol Top 10!

    Michael Sarver, Allison Iraheta, and Alexis Grace were all in the bottom three this week.  It came down to Michael and Alexis, but Alexis was the one eliminated.  Watch the video here... I personally can't believe Alexis is gone!  I think she's the...
  • Group 1's Top 3 Move into the Top 12!

    Wednesday night went almost as I planned.  Alexis Grace was the female in Group 1 that moved into the Top 12.  Then Michael Sarver, who was a complete surprise, beat out Anoop Desai.  Ricky Braddy was another one, who had a phenomenal vocal performance,...
  • The first two eliminated from the Top 13!

    American Idol reveals the "twist" to the competition - the judges' save.  This is designed to prevent favorites like Chris Daughtry or Jennifer Hudson (in years past) from going home early.  However, the judges can only save ONE contestant throughout...
  • Top 13 American Idol Contestants!

    Here's a rundown of the Top 13 American Idol contestants... 1) Alexis Grace - 21 years old - Memphis, TN 2) Michael Sarver - 27 years old - Jasper, TX 3) Danny Gokey - 28 years old - Milwaukee, WI 4) Allison Iraheta - 16 years old - Los Angeles,...
  • Group 1 Performs LIVE!

    All in all, it was a horrible night for Group 1.  Here's a rundown of the LIVE performances... 1) Jackie Tohn sounded tone deaf!  Her performance was like bad karaoke.  From the vocals to the outfit, everything was wretched.  Her performance in those...
  • Top 36 Revealed

    Attention: Idolholics The eighth season of American Idol is here, and the excitement continues!The Top 36 have been reveled by Simon, Paula, Randy, and the newest fourth judge - Kara DioGuardi.I'll be writing a blog after every episode, staying up-to-...
  • Idoltracker: What you're watching

    This was a strong start for Season 8.  I loved the recap, which usually feels forced, and the new judge makes perfect sense. Paula is known for critiquing appearances; Randy listens for musicality; and Simon looks for marketability.  It seems fitting that...