About: Branden

Branden, a pop culture junky, has covered entertainment for newspapers and magazines for the past 10 years. He thinks of “American Idol” like one might think of a skeezy uncle. He loves it but never trusts it. Join Branden on Google+.

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American Idol 2015: Top 12 Performances Recap [VIDEO]

Sarina-Joi Crowe performs on American Idol 2015
The American Idol Top 12 hit the stage tonight as host Ryan Seacrest reveals the results and you vote again for your favorite Idol contestants to move on to the next round as four are eliminated tonight. Taped in advance, the results of tonight’s American Idol 2015 episode are already [...]

American Idol 2015: Top 16 Power Rankings

Tyanna Jones performs in Top 16
A somewhat surprising American Idol 2015 Top 16 took to the stage last week and it became clear fast that not all of America’ s choices were right. So even though America is voting oddly, I’m back again for a new set of American Idol Season 14 Power Rankings. I’m [...]

American Idol Season 14 Top 16 Girls Recap: Some Surprising Eliminations And Some Bad Singing

The American Idol 2015 Top 8 girls took to the stage Thursday night, meaning that four did not get to compete another week and were eliminated. Let’s take a look back at the night as I will be assigning each performance the letter grade I think it deserves. Tyanna Jones, [...]

American Idol 2015: Top 16’s Guys Performances [VIDEOS]

Clark Beckham performs on American Idol 2015
Tonight’s performance round will feature eight of the remaining guys on American Idol 2015 following the elimination results reveal by host Ryan Seacrest. We’ll soon find out how your official votes will be revealed in a combination of results and performances tonight on Idol as a third of the guys [...]

American Idol 2015 Top 24: What Should The Guys Sing?

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Tonight on American Idol 2015 the guys are set to take the stage with songs from Motown. Of the Top 12 guys, only eight will be performing, however. But since we don’t know which wight it will be, I’m going to be making song suggestions for each one. So what [...]

American Idol 2015: Top 24 Power Rankings

The American Idol 2015 Top 24 took to the Idol stage via Detroit last week and we saw a lot of good performances and some not-so good performances. So now it’s time to take a look back and put together the first American Idol Season 14 Power rankings. These will [...]

American Idol Season 14 Recap: Top 12 Girls Take The Stage

Lovey James performs on American Idol 2015
The Top 12 girls took the American Idol 2015 stage via the historic Fillmore Theater in Detroit and there were some clear standouts and a few duds. So needless to say, the season is right on track. Hopefully the duds will get weeded out next week and we can have [...]

American Idol 2015: Top 24 Guys Performances [VIDEOS]

Adam Ezegelian performs in American Idol 2015's Top 24
Only eight of the American Idol Top 24 guys will make it through tonight’s performance round while all twelve will perform one last time as a whole for your votes. American Idol judges Harry Connick Jr., Keith Urban, and Jennifer Lopez are on hand to give their critiques, but the [...]

American Idol 2015 Top 24: Who Has What It Takes To Win Season 14?

The American Idol 2015 Top 24 are set to take the live stage this week, and if you really look hard, you’ll notice that most of the Top 24 come in pairs. Let me explain. There seem to be two of every type of artist (Daniel/Trevor, Clark/Michael, Adanna/Loren, etc). So [...]

American Idol Season 14 Showcase Week Recap: Final 12 Spots Of Top 24 Are Filled

The American Idol 2015 Top 24 was made complete last night as the Showcase Round came to a close. The final 12 spots were filled and we now know who will be singing for our votes next week. Let’s take a look back at how the final night of the [...]

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