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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • American Idol: Anoop is one lucky dawg!

    ~March 11, 2009~ Americans voted nearly 33 million times, making sure their voice was heard. But will it be the last time the American public has sole choice in what singer should go on, unhindered by judge oversight? See what the new rule is all about...
  • American Idol: And the surprises just keep coming!

    ~March 10, 2009~ Thought you knew American Idol?  Not this season, you don't!  One surprise and another on the way means you can't take anything for granted. The Top Thirteen tackled Michael Jackson music and while the performance of hits from the...
  • American Idol: Simon's a Pig and Other Revealed Truths

    PHOENIX AUDITIONS ~January 13, 2009~ Sanjaya's memoir is coming out and Kelly Clarkson has a new hit, but all eyes are on the long-awaited American Idol Season 8. Phoenix, home of Season 6 winner Jordin Sparks, held some shining spots and some disturbing...
  • American Idol: Adam goes off the deep end and Anoop redeems himself

    ~March 17, 2009~ The Idols gave a nod to the Grand Ole Opry this week by singing country music.  It's a genre that feels comfortable for a few and strikes fear in the hearts of many. Michael Sarver, a Texas native, had no problems with singing...
  • American Idol: Song choices--the death of many a fine singer

    ~February 17, 2009~     "You gotta be in it to win."  No truer words were spoken, as a new twist this year gives the singers no breather from continuously fighting for their lives.  For the next three weeks, 12 singers each week lay it all on the line...
  • UPDATE: PACITTI'S OUT... and Dynamic Duo split-up in Hollywood's last cut

    ~February 11, 2009~  54 contestants head to the Judges' Mansion, knowing 18 of them are doomed.  The fortunate few make it through with no question.  But a new twist this year allowed the judges to take contestants they're not sure about, pair them up...
  • American Idol: Oil rigger makes it. But what about Tatiana and Anoop-Dawg?

    ~2-18-09~        24 million votes...and the first people to make it into the Top 12 are unveiled.  There were so many good people in this group!  But poor song choices paired with mediocre performances made America's first vote a little easier.  Two were...
  • American Idol: A last minute change resuscitates a flatlined contestant

    ~February 10, 2009~ More than 103,000 hopefuls were whittled down to 72 competing during the last two nights of brutal Hollywood week. Contestants made their last stand in a final solo format performance with a band, back-up singers and the option of...