Idol Girls Doin’ Work

Kelly. Carrie. And Jax? While it’s quite premature to include Jax (3rd place, Season 14, 2014) among the Idol royalty, she is making her presence known in the pop world. In April I mentioned that she signed a record deal with Atlantic Records. That deal has already started paying off. Jax is in regular rotation... Continue Reading →

It’s the Same Old Song

“This will be a night that will go down in pop culture history”, says a breathless Ryan Seacrest. Actually, no. After 19 blog posts and an unnecessarily long and dull three-hour Finale, this night went down exactly as we all knew it would right from the very first audition: with a White Guy With Guitar... Continue Reading →

Idolists on the Charts

Having the Idolists record and release original music seems to be a good idea. As of this writing, here is where they are on the iTunes Top Songs Chart: All Categories (with other charts noted, if applicable) #1 Chayce (also #1 Country)[1]#13 Casey#14 Grace (also #5 Pop)#31 Willie (also #3 R&B)[2]#121 Hunter Metts 20,000 Kisses... Continue Reading →

Activate Pain and Outrage

Like the cicadas coming soon to my habitat, I have been anxiously waiting for Idol Pain and Outrage. It arrived tonight. I’m sorry. I just cannot make sense out of this. I was emotionally preparing myself for Willie to be sent home. Chayce, of course, was a lock with his White Guy With Guitar Status.... Continue Reading →

Idolists Record Records

In an exciting Idol development, the remaining Idolists went into the recording studio to work with big-name producers on original songs and make recordings for release to the streaming services. They’ll perform those songs on Sunday and of course, I will be reviewing the Idolists’ live performances of them. But I’ve already listened to the recordings and... Continue Reading →

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