AMERICAN IDOL “Second 12 of 36 Compete” (Top 36 – Group 2) Review

The second group of 12 out of 36 performed last night on AMERICAN IDOL, and I gotta say it wasn’t much better than last week as a whole. For some reason it seems like the show keeps the best one for last (aka Adam Lambert).

My top three choices after tonight’s performances are: Adam Lambert (of course), Allison Iraheta, and Matt Giraud (just because I think he has potential). We’ll see if any of them gets through tonight.

But for now let’s find out how everybody did:

Jasmine Murray

Jasmine Murray - American Idol

Song: “Love Song” by Sarah Bareilles

Thoughts: I found her pretty boring. Not that exciting.
Judge I agree with the most: Simon

Rating: 2/4

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Matt Giraud

Matt Giraud - American Idol

Song: “Viva La Vida” by Coldplay

Thoughts: Dammit, I really liked him during Hollywood week, but he really didn’t do that great of a job.
Judge I agree with the most: Simon

Rating: 2/4

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Jeanine Vailes

Jeanine Vailes - American Idol

Song: “This Love” by Maroon 5

Thoughts: Wrong choice of song. It was pretty bad. She’s definitely not making it through.
Judge I agree with the most: Simon

Rating: 1/4

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Nick Mitchell

Nicholas Mitchell - American Idol

Song: “And I Am Telling You” by

Thoughts: I still don’t know what to make of Nick, but at least he is more entertaining than the other first three we saw. And he actually doesn’t have a bad voice, so I’ll let America decide on that one.
Judge I agree with the most: Kara

Rating: 3/4

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Allison Iraheta

Allison Iraheta - American Idol

Song: “Alone” by Heart

Thoughts: Finally someone that picks a great song and has a good performance. I really liked her. She needs to go through.
Judge I agree with the most: Simon

Rating: 4/4

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Kris Allen

Kris Allen - American Idol

Song: “Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson

Thoughts: I actually enjoyed that performance, it’s too bad we didn’t see much of him in Hollywood week. However, I am still not sure it was the best song for him.
Judge I agree with the most: Kara

Rating: 3/4

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Megan Corkrey

Megan Corkrey - American Idol

Song: “Put Your Records On” by Corinne Bailey Rae

Thoughts: It was ok, but I wish I liked her performance more.
Judge I agree with the most: Simon

Rating: 3/4

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Matt Breitzke

Matt Breitzke - American Idol

Song: ” If You Could Only See” by Tonic

Thoughts: I actually enjoyed the song, but the performance was just boring. If you just listened to it, it sounded good but when you looked at him, he just wasn’t that great of a performer.
Judge I agree with the most: Randy

Rating: 3/4

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Jesse Langseth

 Jessica Langseth - American Idol

Song: “Bette Davis Eyes” by Kim Carnes

Thoughts: That was a pretty good performance. I liked it ok.
Judge I agree with the most: Randy

Rating: 3/4

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Kai Kalama

Kai Kalama - American Idol

Song: “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” by Jimmy Ruffin

Thoughts: Boring. Not much else to say.
Judge I agree with the most: Simon

Rating: 2/4

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Mishavonna Henson

Mishavonna Henson - American Idol

Song: “Drops of Jupiter” by Train

Thoughts: Well, I love that song, so that was one thing in Mishavonna’s favor. As for the performance, it was ok. Nothing to jump up and down about, but it was ok. She has a good voice.
Judge I agree with the most: Kara

Rating: 3/4

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Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert - American Idol

Song: “Satisfaction” by Rolling Stones

Thoughts: Adam is one of my favorites to start with so I had high hopes for him. I love his voice so much, and I actually think he did really good. He has to go through, the best of the night. Oh and he loves Twilight?! He’s a winner, come on!
Judge I agree with the most: Paula

Rating: 4/4

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