All season long, Grantland Idol ultramarathoners Mark Lisanti and Jay Caspian Kang will answer five very important questions after each performance show. Welcome to Week ! They will. She looks like a Bush. Like if George W. Click here for Skylar. And here for the young W. This can only help Skylar. Last night, she took a Kellie Pickler song that nobody has ever heard and blew it out.
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This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. The curmudgeonly American Idol mentor and Interscope Records chairman said that it was Colton Dixon against Phillip Phillips, battling each other for the female vote. I figured the girls would have propelled them both into the finale, but it seems the ladies have picked their man and it wasn’t Colton.
The year-old from Murfreesboro, Tenn. Of course, we can’t rule out further surprises, but the way seems clear for Phillip, a year-old former pawn shop employee from Leesburg, Ga. He’s yet to be in the bottom three and seems unable to do any wrong lately with anybody: fans, judges and Iovine.
Michael Colton Dixon (born October 19, ) is an American singer-songwriter and musician with Skylar Laine, Jason Aldean & Kelly Clarkson, 6. Top 7, Songs from Now Dixon’s sister, Schyler, was also on the tour for some dates. Dixon.
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Already a subscriber? Log in or Activate your account. It may be near sacrilegious to suggest, but one could hear a young Dave Matthews in the making Wednesday night at the Scottrade Center, where “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips performed as part of the American Idols Live! That was probably underscored, in a nice coincidence, by the fact there was a Dave Matthews Band concert not far away at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Maryland Heights.
It’s surprising that Phillips, who was often compared to Matthews during his weeks on “American Idol,” didn’t burst out into a Matthews song, though that might’ve been too predictable.
The judges noticed Skylar’s pitch perfection and said this was the perfect Nobody cares that Colton Dixon and Skylar Laine still aren’t dating.
The year-old Texan, originally from Liverpool, England, certainly had the vocal chops to be on the show at that point — her volume and range did bring her to the top 40 out of a record contestants that year. But her confidence and stage presence both needed work. That of course makes her part of the lineup for the American Idol Live! American Idol Live! Pearl St. More Info: , www. But overall the tour, which wraps in early September, has helped her grow even more comfortable performing for large audiences.
Cavanagh, who moved to McKinney, Texas, with her family in , is something of a late bloomer in the singing world, only beginning at age Her performance selections on the show often reflected her affinity for diva singers Mariah Carey is her favorite, as was well-documented on the show interviews. With the TV show behind her, and the tour winding down, Cavanagh is hoping to continue pursuing music full time.
Both Phillips and runner-up Sanchez have landed record deals already, but Cavanagh has not as yet. Skip to main navigation.
Setting the record straight, the country music beauty told E! Online after the performance show that her relationship with her fellow Top 8 finalist is purely platonic. I’ve been getting a lot of tweets that ask, ‘Are you and Colton Dixon dating? Me and Colton are not dating, that would be kind of weird,” the year-old singer insisted that there’s no love sparkle between her and the year-old rocker.
The romance rumor aside, Skylar and Colton who had a duet of “Islands in the Stream” last night shared a funny story behind Colton’s new blond locks.
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By Eleanor Gower. He has never before been in the bottom three, but American Idol hopeful Colton Dixon was shockingly eliminated from the TV talent show tonight. With the judges having used up their only save of the season on year-oldd Jessica Sanchez last week , there was no safety net for the rocky year-old from Tennessee. Colton found himself in the bottom three with Elise Testone and Hollie Cavanagh who both earned good reviews from the judges after their performances last night.
Bad news: Colton Dixon was tonight eliminated from American Idol, leaving six fi9nalists to battle it out next week. But it was Colton who was booted out of the show by viewers, and the female fan favourite took the stage for the last time to a chorus of boos from the audience. Contestant Phillip Phillips sat with his head bowed as Hollie could not stem the tears during his performance. Heartfelt performance: Colton dropped to his knees as he sang to the Idol audience during the contest for the last time.
Fan favourite: Many of the Idol audience were disappointed to hear news of Colton’s elimination.
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Ryan Seacrest started a playful rumor on ‘ American Idol ‘ this week, repeatedly asking country fireball Skylar Laine and her fellow hopeful Colton Dixon if they are dating. Of course, the same thing happened to Phillip Phillips and Elise Testone after their duet. Apparently, there’s just something about onstage chemistry that gets the rumors flying.
I’m sticking with my prediction from two weeks ago — Skylar Laine will win Most weeks, she’s the polar opposite of that, the Angry Girlfriend Who Is the producers’ decision to create drama/beef between Colton Dixon and.
Now that Deandre Brackensick has been sent packing, most of the fat has finally been cut from this season of American Idol. About time, right? What could have been a fun night of chart-topping show-stoppers is somewhat of a snooze-fest. The night kicks off with Tommy Hilfiger once again doling out fashion tips to the contestants. If they want to be the next American Idol they need to dress the part, both onstage and off.
While no one gets a complete overhaul a la makeover roadkill Erika Van Pelt , they do get to raid a walk-in closet the size of my apartment. The one person who looks exactly the same in the end? Phillip Phillips , of course. Fame be damned. Still, it certainly showcases her voice. So, well played, Skylar.
Colton Dixon goes home in shocking ‘American Idol’ elimination
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View and license Skylar Laine pictures & news photos from Getty Images. DATE RANGE. Any date, Last 24 hours, Last 48 The top 9 contestants Colton Dixon Joshua Ledet Skylar Laine Hollie Cavanagh Elise Testone Jessica Sanchez.
It’s down to the wire on “American Idol” tonight, as the final four – Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Hollie Cavanagh and Jessica Sanchez – compete to get one step closer to the season 11 crown, and according to Skylar Laine, who was voted off last week, any of the four could win the title. As for Hollie, who along with Joshua was her best friend on the show, Sklyar gushes, “Her vibrato is amazing, and she’s just an incredible singer.
But what about the boys? Skylar raves, “Josh, of course, he’s from another planet. He’s not of this world. And Phillip is so original and he’s just…. In addition, the country singer from Mississippi says that all four really want the title.
Colton Dixon was the low vote-getter this week, and since the judges used their lone save of the season a week ago, he gets sent home in seventh place. Not surprisingly, Colton handled his exit with class. However, the result seemed especially shocking to Elise, who told Ryan Seacrest that she thought it would be her going home since the judges were mean to her Wednesday. She also noted that she felt like the judges were picking on her, perhaps she theorized because she was older and could take it.
Apr 21, – Skylar Laine + Colton Dixon cover ‘Islands in the Stream’.
The Top 7 on American Idol took on songs from the last 2 years, yet most were songs I’d never heard of. Who stood out? Country girl Skylar Laine kicked off the night. And since she went first, she may have been overshadowed by those that followed. I fear, she may be in trouble this week. Rumors have been swirling over Skylar and Colton Dixon dating. Last week’s duet of ‘Islands in the Stream’ just fueled the fire.