Tuesdays 8:00 PM on FOX
American-idol

Adam Lambert Gets Satisfaction from Semifinal Audition

by at . Comments

There were two big winners from last night's second round of semifinal auditions on American Idol.

  1. Adam Lambert.
  2. Anoop Desai.

Allow us to explain:

Lambert put on the best performance - by far - of an otherwise woeful series of auditions. Yes, Allison Iraheta surprised the judges and the viewers. But Lambert was the true star.

He closed the show with a rendition of "Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones that Simon called "brilliant" and caused Paula to yammer something about how the nation was attending a special Adam Lambert concert.

Adam Lambert Audition Photo

So, why was Desai, who peformed last week but did not advance to the finals, also a winner? Because no other contenders emerged last night, especially considering that two singers (aside from Lambert, of course) will be voted through to the next round tonight.

This means that Anoop will have very little competition during next week's Wild Card round. We expect him to make the finals, after all.

Who was your favorite peformer this week?

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

Tags:
Like Us On Facebook

Want more American Idol?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest tv news delivered to your inbox for free!

More From TV Fanatic

Caleb-johnson-and-jena-irene

American Idol Results: The Winner Is...

It's time to crown the American Idol Season 13 winner! Will it be Jena Irene or Caleb Johnson? Find out now!
Caleb-and-jena

American Idol Review: The Final Countdown

The final two face off on an all-new American Idol! Find out how Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson did now!
Your-top-3

American Idol Results: Who Made the Finals?

The American Idol Season 13 Top 2 are revealed on the live results show! See who they are now!
Jena-irene-at-the-piano

American Idol Goes Home, Celebrates Milestone

American Idol celebrates its 500th episode with performances by the Season 13 Top 3. See how they did now!

Avatar

adam is the greatest singer on there i hope he gets it good luck adam im behind ya all the way

Avatar

guys, adam lambert is so far the best..however, anoop or ann marie should have been in Top 12, not michael sarver

Avatar

anoooooop!!!
he needs to be in that top 12!
or or or or... IDK..

Avatar

Oh, how much I would love an Adam vs Anoop finally.
Anoop FTW (For The Wildcard)!!!!

Avatar

THE ANOOP LOVE STILL LIVES! YEAHHHHHHH!!! =D It's Top 12 or BOYCOTT, baby!

Avatar

Noop-dog for the win. I can't wait to hear his voice again! I don't like Adams voice, too femme.

Avatar

Anoop better be there or I'm done with AI!

Avatar

ANOOP is absolutely amazing! He's definitely going to make it to the finals!
Adam on the other hand is a whole bunch of screaming, with a lot of over-the-top-ness, with a touch of annoying-ness!

Avatar

Adam was great, but needs to stop screaming. Allison was also great. I wanna see Matt Giraud go back to his soulful songs!

Avatar

I AGREE. Anoop is going to OWN everyone in the wildcards. Last night's show was even worse than the first week's. Anoop is definitely moving on to the wildcards, and then to the top 12!