Tagged: Pia Toscano

Stern: I Can’t Wait for ‘The X-Factor’

It may be two months away, but Angela Stern is counting the days until The X-Factor begins, after some lackluster American Idol champs.

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The Voice: Battle Rounds, Part 4

Erica Scandariato recaps the final round of battles on The Voice, which is making headlines for winning the coveted post-Super Bowl time slot next year.

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Idol Shocker! James Durbin Eliminated

Many American Idol fans were stunned when Casey Abrams was pegged for elimination early in the show. Others were shocked when Pia Toscano was sent home to a 9th place finish. But this week represents arguably the biggest surprise yet. Despite being the most consistent performer on the show, James Durbin was eliminated.

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Paul McDonald Eliminated from American Idol

Paul McDonald became the first male finalist eliminated from American Idol this season, as voters just couldn't give enough love to the quirky 26-year old singer from Alabama who was known for his wacky outfits. Stefano Langone managed to survive another week but his third finish in the bottom two doesn't bode well for his future. Haley Reinhart was third from the bottom. Most fantasy players had Langone going home, but McDonald's dismissal wasn't too surprising, as he had been pegged as the second-most likely to be eliminated.

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Is American Idol Sexist?

All five finalists eliminated on American Idol this season have been female. That includes one-time favorite Pia Toscano, who was shockingly dismissed on Thursday night. The result has people claiming the show is sexist, but Kendra Beltran sees things differently.

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American Idol: The Elite 8

They're down to eight contestants on American Idol, and we now have a much better idea of the talent in this field. Andrew Payne, Rebecca Rose, and host Phil Wallace break it all down for you in this must-listen podcast for Fantasy American Idol players. Listen to internet radio with Picktainment on Blog Talk Radio

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American Idol: Pia Toscano’s Surprising Exit

A bit of a surprise this week on American Idol as the hottie from Howard Beach, Pia Toscano, was eliminated. After a solid, but unspectacular rendition of "River Deep Mountain High", America just didn't give Toscano enough support for her first upbeat song of the season. Stefano Langone barely staved off elimination while Jacob Lusk was also a surprise in the bottom three. Toscano is the fifth straight woman to leave show, while all of the male finalists remain.

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American Idol: And Then There Were Nine.

It's rock and roll week in Idolville! Noah Duman has the recap of how the 9 remaining hopefuls performed.

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American Idol: Double Dream Crush

Despite valiant efforts, Thia and Naima were sent packing this week. Did you think it was a fair decision? Noah Duman analyzes this week's episode.

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American Idol: Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza

This week, the Idols take on Elton John and Randy, who seems to stuck in a loop. Rebecca Rose has the play-by-play in this week's American Idol recap.

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American Idol: What Just Happened Here?

It's an unforgettable night with a shocking twist ending on American Idol this week. Rebecca Rose recaps the highlights and tries to explain what is going on with J-Lo's face.

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American Idol: Casey Abrams Gets the Save

A huge night on American Idol as Casey Abrams was pegged for elimination, and then saved by the judges. Stefano Langone was second from the bottom while Thia Megia also landed in the bottom three. The save means American Idol will tour as a Top-11, rather than a Top-10, and it shows this might be the most talented cast ever. As for Fantasy American Idol, no elimination points will be awarded this week. You can still earn points for correctly guessing the bonus questions. If there is a week in which two contestants are eliminated, then you could earn points on two separate people. Check back later for Rebecca Rose's recap of this epic show.

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American Idol: Motown Hoedown

Put on your sparkly gowns and beehive wigs everyone, because it’s Motown week! Noah Duman looks at a night with relatively strong performances across the board, and offers who you should predict to be eliminated for your Fantasy American Idol pool.

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American Idol: Another One Bites The Dust

Another week of eliminations sees yet another girl go home. Rebecca Rose has all the details on the latest AI cast-off.

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American Idol: We’re All So Very Old

Old! That’s how this episode made me feel! This week, the idol hopefuls had to perform songs from the year of their birth, and most of them were born well after I was a conscious human being making concrete memories. I don’t like this concept one bit! But anyway, how did they do? Let’s find out.

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