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American Idol "Top 3 performance show" 5/16/2012 *spoilers*

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Kamakzie, May 16, 2012.

  1. David Platt

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    American Idol fans seem to fall into the "it's a style of music/singing I don't like, so it must be crap" trap more than anyone else that I've ever seen. I don't understand how people can't see that there is talent there, even if you don't particularly like his genre or style of singing. I pretty much hate country music, for example, but I can recognize that there are some exceptionally talented people in that genre. Still doesn't mean I'll listen to them, though. ;)
     
  2. David Platt

    David Platt !Texas TCF Club

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    You didn't watch his performances, yet you can critique them as horrible?
     
  3. tiams

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    I would pay to see Joshua perform live. I would never pay to watch PP sit on a stool and play guitar.
     
  4. KyleLC

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    Excel.
     
  5. nyny523

    nyny523 Oy

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    Powerpoint.
     
  6. snowjay

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    Almost in...
  7. David Platt

    David Platt !Texas TCF Club

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  8. That Don Guy

    That Don Guy Now with more GB

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    You haven't switched to LibreOffice? (LibreOffice is "what OpenOffice was intended to be before Oracle got its hands on it".)

    Question: how often does the third-place contestant get an album released any time near when the top two do? I know that everybody has a "no compete" clause that lasts until 90 days after the final (August 22, in this case).
     
  9. Maui

    Maui Major Lee Oblivious

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    Wow, it's kind of hard to read these messages and not want to watch the episode to see what people are talking about. I do have a question...

    How many Standing ovations did Joshua get last night?

    My observations on the remaining contestants and their potential post-idol success.

    1. Jessica - I think she has the most potential to be a commerical success but to get there she would need a really good mentor and some songs. Even though she has some issues from time to time I still consider her to be the most talented vocalist. That talent is just very raw at this stage and needs to refined. She could be molded into a top 40 type of vocalist.

    2. Phillip - Definitely a niche type performer which is not aknock or a bad thing. The question I have though is whether he could distinquish himself and prove that he is not just a Dave Matthews wannabe. He definitely has the least versatile voice with minimal range.

    3. Joshua - Whether you believe he is awesome or whether you think he screams to much I just don't see where he fits on the contemporary musical landscape. Honestly, if he wins I see him becoming another to add to the list of mostly forgettable winners who will be outshined by the runner-ups.

    Honestly, if somebody gives Skylar some good contry/rock songs and decent producer I still think she may actually be the most commercially viable of the bunch.
     
  10. kettledrum

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    I didn't think it was all that great either.

    I also though that Imagine was too theatrical for my tastes.
     
  11. 2004raptor

    2004raptor time to emancipate

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    It's sarcasm. I watched his entire first song but barely any of his other two. Then at the end, when they replay, all there is from him is screeching/wailing or some other horrid sound.
     
  12. JLucPicard

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    Jessica trying to sing soft and tender just seemed to be Jessica singing soft and strained - like her voice can't handle tender/smooth. She definitely needs some seasoning before she can be great.

    If Joshua is a great singer, I'll take people's word for it. I just can't stand to listen to him sing, and if I force myself to listen, I just find I don't like it.

    I pretty much tuned in last night to see if there would be any mention of JLo not being back after this season, but I FFd too much to be sure if they did or didn't. Anybody hear anything mentioned on the show last night?
     
  13. tiams

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    Supposedly she was taping a goodbye message to an Idol producer or executive last night and she said "I was here 2 years". But this was not shown on the show of course.
     
  14. tiams

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    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/idol-worship/jennifer-lopez-leaving-american-idol-325892

    "during the taping of a farewell and good luck message for executive producer Cecile Frot-Coutaz, who was recently upped to CEO of FremantleMedia, a position that requires her to move to London. “You’ve been here 11 years, I’ve been here two,” said Lopez during the post-tape minutes after the credits rolled. "
     
  15. Jesda

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    I dont know, if his writing is compelling enough, he could do very well in medium-sized venues where the audience gets to be closer. The stadium rock thing doesnt suit him, but I think thats okay.
     

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