AMERICAN IDOL — Results for Movie Theme Night

The judges finally used their save on Matt Giraud! I was stunned, considering how Matt wasn’t any better tonight when he performed his encore of “Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?” He was still trying to riff too much and when he reached for one high note, I thought he was going to give himself a hernia. I think the judges just saved him because they’re running out of time—next week would’ve been their last chance to save a contestant whom America votes off. It would’ve been silly to introduce this new idea and then let it go unused.

If I were Matt, though, I wouldn’t celebrate too much. Next week, two people will be going and they’ll probably be him and Lil. By being saved, Matt hasn’t really been given another shot at the crown. He only got himself the dubious distinction of being the first contestant America wanted out but the judges dragged back in.

Other than the results, we had two performers tonight: Jennifer Hudson and Miley Cyrus. Hudson sounded as powerful as ever but the song was mediocre. I’m just glad she seemed happy and looked amazing. She looked so good (could her hair be any shinier?!) that I was secretly daring Simon to say anything negative about her outfit since he used to bash everything she wore when she was just a lowly contestant. Well, look at her now.

As for Miley, she was Miley. I’m at least 20 years beyond her target demographic so I’ll just move on.

Next week, we’ve got disco night. Anyone excited? I am! Love disco music! But Lil had better not do any Donna Summer. And I fear Adam might attempt a Bee Gees tune since he’s got that falsetto. I’m a huge fan of the Brothers Gibb so if Adam does choose something from their repertoire, I hope it’ll make me feel like dancing instead of running from the room.



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    April 16, 2009 at 8:39 am

    Oooooo, I got sooo scared for Lil last night, I had palpitations!

    I don’t think they should have brought back Matt either, but we have to realize someone has to go.

    As long as it’s not my Adam-baby, I’m fine with it. (LOL)

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    April 16, 2009 at 9:02 am

    I think Lil and Matt will be on the chopping block again next week only this time they will both be going home. Too bad, I agreed with Simon when he said he was surprised she hadn’t turned out to be more of a contender.

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    April 16, 2009 at 9:10 am

    I keep thinking there’s a standout in this group, but week after week there isn’t. Heck, I don’t even remember who is still on the show half the time. They all blend into one. Except Adam, he stands out, but not in a good way.

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    April 17, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    Vote for ANOOP only! Thanks!

    My top 5 are:

    1. ANOOP
    2. adam
    3. danny
    4. matt
    5. kris

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      April 18, 2009 at 10:09 am

      Hi smiley08,

      No love for Allison?

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    April 20, 2009 at 5:14 am

    I dunno…I still think the judges should have used that save on Alexis Grace a few weeks back…she rocked!!

    And even though I am loathe to admit it, I gotta say, Christine and I are quickly becoming HUGE Adam fans! Crazy!

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    April 20, 2009 at 9:25 am

    What?! You’re becoming Adam fans? How long did the aliens have you and what did they put in your head?!

    I completely agree the judges shoulda saved Alexis. Can’t believe they used it on Matt after a really bad performance from him.

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    April 20, 2009 at 2:40 pm

    This season has been the most exciting season ever! I agree with you all Matt’s performance wasn’t deserving to be saved at all, but when I saw him crying being hugged by other contestants I was like “Ahhhhhhhh!”

    I love Adam! Every week he creates his own stage and entertain us. I cannot wait to see what he’s going to bring next week. I used to thing he was great but a bit creepy. Now I even started loving the touch of his creepiness.

    As long as Adam, Allison, and Danny will remain till the final three I am happy.

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      April 20, 2009 at 2:49 pm

      Hi Foxtail,

      I used to think Adam was super creepy but now that I’ve seen how humble and nice he can be as soon as he stops singing, I’m a bit less scared by him.
      But I can’t go as far as saying I’m a fan of his. Can you imagine buying his album and listening to him shriek through 12 songs in a row? Yikes!

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