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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

American Idol Season 7: My Picks for the Top Twelve Girls


12. Brooke White (24, Mesa, AZ)
  • Song - "So Happy Together" - The Turtles
  • Started off really nervous with really forced movements. David Cook sang the same song yesterday, and he did a much better job. For some reason, they really liked her, but I'm not sure how far she can go.
11. Amanda Overmyer (23, Mulberry, IN)
  • Song - "Please Don't Go" - Muddy Waters
  • The judges really liked her, but I don't know how well she fits in as an "American Idol." She's authentic and talented, but can she beat the other 'pop singers?'
10. Kristy Lee Cook (24, Selma, OR)
  • Song - "Rescue Me" - Aretha Franklin
  • Looked better with curly hair. A somewhat boring performance - she didn't belt out like Aretha Franklin would have.
9. Amy Davis (25, Lowell, IN)
  • Song - "Where the Boys Are" - Patsy Cline
  • Attractive and camera friendly, but not the best singer. Would probably do better with a more high energy song.
8. Joanne Borgella (25, Hoboken, NJ)
  • Song - "I Say a Little Pray for You" - Aretha Franklin
  • Has a really strong voice, but the faster lyrics got to her. It was weird that Randy thought the beginning was worse than the end and that Simon thought the complete opposite, but it reminds me how subjective a performance really is.
7. Kady Malloy (18, Houston, TX)
  • Song - "A Groovy Kind of Love" - Phil Collins
  • We didn't hear much of Kady during Hollywood week, which is sad, because she's really good! She's got a great voice and plenty of stage presence to go far.
6. Carly Smithson (24, San Diego, CA)
  • Song - "Shadow of Your Smile" - Frank Sinatra
  • Randy and Paula loved it, Simon hated it. I'm somewhere in between - she wasn't the best of the 24 like Randy said, but she always wasn't the worse. She'll make it out of the top 12 girls, but I'm not sure if she can win it all.'
5. Syesha Mercado (21, Sarasota, FL)
  • Song - "Tobacco Road" - The Animals
  • Definitely a sleeper pick, especially since Simon likes her a lot. It's super corny that Paula always mentions that "yes" is in her first name.
4. Alaina Whitaker (16, Tulas, OK)
  • Song - "More Today Than Yesterday" - Diana Ross
  • Impressive singer for being so young. Definitely going to go far.
3. Alexandrea Lushington (17, Douglasville, GA)
  • Song - "Spinning Wheel" - Blood, Sweat, and Tears
  • Wow, I was impressed with her the most today. Good energy, great song, and great confidence.
2. Asia'h Epperson (19, Joplin, MO)
  • Song - "Piece of my Heart" - Janice Joplin
  • Coincidence that she sang a Joplin song 'cuz she's from Joplin? I think not. She did really well - Simon's favorite performance of the night. Top 3 for me.
1. Ramiele Malubay (20, Miramar, FL)
  • Song - "Wishin' and Hopin''" - Dusty Springfield
  • Impressive voice for someone so small! Sings like someone way beyond her years. My favorite!

1 comment:

nelson said...

i think syesha should be better than #5.. c'mon! haha

the little girl was good though.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

American Idol Season 7: My Picks for the Top Twelve Girls


12. Brooke White (24, Mesa, AZ)
  • Song - "So Happy Together" - The Turtles
  • Started off really nervous with really forced movements. David Cook sang the same song yesterday, and he did a much better job. For some reason, they really liked her, but I'm not sure how far she can go.
11. Amanda Overmyer (23, Mulberry, IN)
  • Song - "Please Don't Go" - Muddy Waters
  • The judges really liked her, but I don't know how well she fits in as an "American Idol." She's authentic and talented, but can she beat the other 'pop singers?'
10. Kristy Lee Cook (24, Selma, OR)
  • Song - "Rescue Me" - Aretha Franklin
  • Looked better with curly hair. A somewhat boring performance - she didn't belt out like Aretha Franklin would have.
9. Amy Davis (25, Lowell, IN)
  • Song - "Where the Boys Are" - Patsy Cline
  • Attractive and camera friendly, but not the best singer. Would probably do better with a more high energy song.
8. Joanne Borgella (25, Hoboken, NJ)
  • Song - "I Say a Little Pray for You" - Aretha Franklin
  • Has a really strong voice, but the faster lyrics got to her. It was weird that Randy thought the beginning was worse than the end and that Simon thought the complete opposite, but it reminds me how subjective a performance really is.
7. Kady Malloy (18, Houston, TX)
  • Song - "A Groovy Kind of Love" - Phil Collins
  • We didn't hear much of Kady during Hollywood week, which is sad, because she's really good! She's got a great voice and plenty of stage presence to go far.
6. Carly Smithson (24, San Diego, CA)
  • Song - "Shadow of Your Smile" - Frank Sinatra
  • Randy and Paula loved it, Simon hated it. I'm somewhere in between - she wasn't the best of the 24 like Randy said, but she always wasn't the worse. She'll make it out of the top 12 girls, but I'm not sure if she can win it all.'
5. Syesha Mercado (21, Sarasota, FL)
  • Song - "Tobacco Road" - The Animals
  • Definitely a sleeper pick, especially since Simon likes her a lot. It's super corny that Paula always mentions that "yes" is in her first name.
4. Alaina Whitaker (16, Tulas, OK)
  • Song - "More Today Than Yesterday" - Diana Ross
  • Impressive singer for being so young. Definitely going to go far.
3. Alexandrea Lushington (17, Douglasville, GA)
  • Song - "Spinning Wheel" - Blood, Sweat, and Tears
  • Wow, I was impressed with her the most today. Good energy, great song, and great confidence.
2. Asia'h Epperson (19, Joplin, MO)
  • Song - "Piece of my Heart" - Janice Joplin
  • Coincidence that she sang a Joplin song 'cuz she's from Joplin? I think not. She did really well - Simon's favorite performance of the night. Top 3 for me.
1. Ramiele Malubay (20, Miramar, FL)
  • Song - "Wishin' and Hopin''" - Dusty Springfield
  • Impressive voice for someone so small! Sings like someone way beyond her years. My favorite!

1 comment:

nelson said...

i think syesha should be better than #5.. c'mon! haha

the little girl was good though.