Tuesdays 8:00 PM on FOX
American-idol

American Idol Review: Top 12 Girls Perform

by at . Comments

After the first night of American Idol live performances, we feel the need to remind the judges of something:

You chose these semifinalists!

Almost half of the women selected by Simon and company (Didi Benami, Lilly Scott, Crystal Bowersox, etc.) impressed with their guitar-playing and quiet vocals. In the mold of Taylor Swift, these aren't performers that are gonna blow you out of your seat.

Yet Cowell kept insisting that the contestants do exactly that. Everyone wants to see first-rate auditions, but the judges seemed to be asking for versions of songs that the semifinalists they chose simply weren't capable of.

  • Lilly Scott Picture
  • Michelle Delamor

It's early, of course, and there's plenty of directions in which this season will go. It was just bothersome that Simon didn't appreciate the singers last night for who they were.

So, who stood out the most in our eyes?

Check out our top five women right now and then chime in: Who was your favorite?

Review

Editor Rating: 3.5 / 5.0
  • 3.5 / 5.0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
User Rating:

Rating: 3.5 / 5.0 (10 Votes)

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

Tags: ,
Chikritolni

same here...go didi!!!

Avatar

didi benami!

x Close Ad