Kree Harrison’s hometown trip might be the saddest in American Idol history. Both of the 22-year-old’s parents died while she was still in her teens -- her father in a place crash. Talk about overcoming tragedy. But as is Kree Harrison’s nature, she’s someone who perseveres, as she certainly did on top 3 night. She talked to reporters after the show…
Angie Miller’s hometown visit took on a special significance as the city of Boston continues to recover from the aftershocks of the April 15 bombings. But Miller returned to L.A. from Beverly, Mass. more resilient than ever -- so she told reporters after the top 3 show.
Candice Glover’s hometown visit, like that of her fellow finalists Angie Miller and Kree Harrison, brought out both tears and inspiration. But in the end, she was stronger for it, as she explained to reporters after the show.
No matter how you feel about season 12’s contestants, themes, song choices or judges, most viewers -- and certainly those of us in the press corps -- can agree on one thing: that American Idol guitarist is something else.
The moment the artist then known as AngelaMiller stepped in front of the AmericanIdol cameras, it was evident there was something about the 18-year old vocalist that made all four judges stand up and take notice.
We never got to see Kree Harrison’s audition for season 12 of American Idol, but it didn’t take much convincing for viewers at home to recognize that she had the goods to make it all the way to the finish line.
Gleeks, rejoice: After much fanfare and months of buzz, American Idol's Jessica Sanchez makes her long-awaited debut on the Fox musical Thursday.
In a new behind-the-scenes clip from Glee, Sanchez takes the stage as Frida Romero, a diva and lead vocalist at New Directions' Regionals rival. "I'm strutting my stuff!" Sanchez says of the role, which marks a departure for the young singer.
On Thursday night, David Cook made his sixth post-victory appearance on American Idol in just as many years, putting him in the esteemed company of fellow winners like season four's Carrie Underwood, season three's Fantasia Barrino and season one's Kelly Clarkson.