Ramiele Malubay had never heard Dolly Parton's "Do I Ever Cross Your Mind" until she decided to perform it during American Idol's seventh-season performance episode on Tuesday night -- and while it contributed to her elimination, she was able to find some positives about it.
Billboardreports that Tamyra Gray, the fourth-place finisher in American Idol 1, will appear as a "special guest" on most dates of the American Idol 3 national tour, which starts in mid-July and ends in September.
Thought Larry Johnson's Gay Idol Journal commentary was over just because American Idol's season was over? Think again -- Reality TV World arranged for Larry to attend American Idol's live season finale, where he wrote his own unique commentary on that greatest of showbiz spectacles -- the classic red carpet arrivals!
In Tuesday's penultimate performance episode of American Idol, each of the three remaining contestants performed three songs -- one of her own choosing, one chosen by the Idol judges, and one selected by this week's guest judge, veteran music producer Clive Davis. Then, during Wednesday's live results show, it was announced that Jasmine Trias was eliminated from the American Idol competition.
After the shocking ousters of favored contestants LaToya London and Jennifer Hudson, leaving three less-talented teenagers in pursuit of victory in Fox's American Idol 3, a review of Idol's voting system was probably to be expected. What wasn't expected was the degree of chaos and error present in the system as currently constituted -- and the fact that the Idol producers have been aware of the problems for a long time but seem instead to have embraced the windfall that the chaos creates for one of Idol's sponsors.