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She seemingly came out of nowhere, but Pia Toscano is here to stay.
The American Idol finalist, who received little air time prior to last week’s sterling rendition of “I’ll Stand By You,” was thrust to the forefront of the competition after earning the first standing ovation of the season from the judges for her semifinal performance.
“I felt like I never really showed all that I could do on the show, and I’m so happy that I did save it for when it counted,” Pia told MTV at last week’s top 13 party. “I’ve grown so much as a person and as a vocalist throughout this competition, and I’m soMore >
The top 12 men got the semifinal round of American Idol off the a VERY strong start last night. Diverse and talented, the group made it a pleasure to live blog the 90 minute show.
While we’d accept arguments on behalf of Casey Abrams, Jacob Lusk or Paul McDonald as best of the night, our vote goes to James Durbin. A rocker whose confidence, range and overall personal is reminiscent of Adam Lambert, Durbin was nothing if not original.
He actually performed the first-ever Judas Priest single on the show, belting out a version of “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’.” Are we looking at the nextMore >