With the American Idol top 10 taking the stage again tonight, and with this shaping up to be one of the more hotly-contested seasons to date, it's time for the first THG Power Poll of the season. American Idol viewers may see the last of De Andre Brackensick, his hair and his falsetto this week.
That's because the season 11 finalist struggled mightily last night, at first trying out "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" for Will. Am and Jimmy Iovine, only to be told it was the wrong song choice. We're down to it now on American Idol: the final 13.
And the long-haired crooner knew it, based on an interview he gave to E! The high-pitched American Idol finalist covered a somewhat random Eric Benet track last night, "Sometimes I Cry," giving critics far too obvious of an avenue to mock the contestant.
She was invited to sing the national anthem again on September 27, 2009 before a Chargers versus Miami Dolphins matchup.
AI13 Top 13 Contestant Forums: Ben Briley, CJ Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Kristen O'Connor, Emily Piriz, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson, Sam Woolf.
American Idol 12 Contestants: Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller, Burnell Taylor, Candice Glover, Curtis Finch, Jr., Devin Velez, Janelle Arthur, Kree Harrison, Lazaro Arbos, Paul Jolley.
Other musical influences include Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Etta James, Christina Aguilera, and Michael Jackson.
At the age of 10, Sanchez received a standing ovation for performing Aretha Franklin's "Respect" on Showtime at the Apollo.