March 26th, 2009
09:14 PM ET

'American Idol': On to the next

**SPOILER ALERT: This blog entry reveals the name of the contestant leaving the show. Do not continue reading if you do not want to know the results.**

 

And then there were nine.

I had some rough moments there when they announced the bottom two. I was prepared for the first shocking upset of the season, but thankfully cooler heads prevailed, and ...

... Michael Sarver did not make the cut.

So what did you think? How were the performances? Were you as stunned as I was at the bottom two?

Post your comments below or head over to iReport to submit videos of your reaction.

–Lisa Respers France, CNN.com Writer


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  1. Happy in Arizona

    The bottom two should have been Michael and that Blonde who can't sing at all.

    March 31, 2009 at 8:37 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Lopez

    Matt in the botoom three was shocking, I don't think anyone saw that coming. What does Megan need to do to get into the bottom three!? I mean, why is she still around? The blind dude is still because of Pity Points I'm sure of it, which is fine at least he play piano, sing, and does it without sight!! That deserves something. Adam is only competing with himself and Danny, Matt and Allison are competing for second........in my opinion. The rest are filling up space.

    March 31, 2009 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Mary Freeman

    I'm going to make a prediction: Adam will be the next American Idol.
    I think he absolutely personifies todays culture in being hip!! He really delivers a first class performance each week. The ones who are being eliminated really are not up to the par, so far.
    I have watched all seasons of American Idol and have picked all the winners except Ruben, I preferred Clay Akien, which I still think was the best. I do love the show, it is such a launching pad for our talented youth.
    My only negative comment is: Get rid of the 3rd judge, totally not needed in my opinion.

    March 27, 2009 at 5:14 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Ed

    Final 3 Prediction: Adam, Matt, Allison

    'nough said.

    March 27, 2009 at 4:54 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Krista Barlow

    I love American Idol so here are my comments on the following.
    Kris Allen-Is my favorite. Very good singer. Very original
    Scott-Is another one of my favorites. He's very talented.
    Adam-Is awesome, again another one of my favorites.
    Michael Sarver-So glad he was voted off.
    Matt-Just another Justin Timberlake (we dont need another one of those).
    Anoop-He's good, but not my favorite.
    Megan-Needs to go home.
    Allison-Another Avril? Nope we have one.
    Danny Gokey-Can you say Taylor Hicks? Didn't like that guy either. He also needs to go. One is enough.

    Enough said.

    March 27, 2009 at 4:44 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Lola

    I'm sorry that Danny lost his wife. I'm sorry that Megan, though a great beauty can't sing any better than she has so far. I'm sorry that Scott has trouble seeing and I mean all this from the bottom of my heart.

    Now, with that all said...I think the most brilliant "singer" on Idol this year is without a doubt Adam. Kris is an excellent jazz singer and Allison is a gifted singer as well. Matt does some good original work with his song choices, and Lil' Rounds has a powerful voice, though shows she is often inept at choosing the right song to showcase her powerful voice. Danny never messes up, but so far hasn't shown that he is able to select a song that shows off his voice or aiblity to be original. Anoop has a pleasant enough voice and sings some pretty ballads. That leaves Scott and Megan as the next 2 who should go. They are probably lovely people, but their singing abilities are not in the same league with any of the other contestants.

    No bull...No bias...I just believe in cutting to the chase.

    March 27, 2009 at 4:42 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Erin

    What about Adam?! Why do I feel like I am the only one who understands how awful he really is? I guess there is some dramatic talent there...but come on..who is going to buy his album??
    Michael isn't my favorite, but he sure tried hard and looked like he enjoyed his opportunity to be there on the AI stage!

    March 27, 2009 at 4:31 pm | Report abuse |
  8. B. Longwood

    Megan, Scott, Michael – bottom 3! My pick for the top five – Adam, Anoop,
    Alison, Danny, ( and either Matt or Ricky Braddy). Goes to show – as Jackson Brown once said "that its who you look like – not who you are".

    March 27, 2009 at 4:19 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Lisa

    I also cannot believe that Matt was in the bottom 3!! Of course, I really like Michael too, so I was upset that he was there! And even more upset that he was eliminated last night!! But Scott cannot sing!!! I’m sorry he’s blind, but that doesn’t mean we have to keep him on the show! He should have been the one to leave last night. Megan is a beautiful girl, but I’m not sure that she will make it very much further – she is very robotic and all her songs sound the same! I do think a lot of people base their voting on the singer’s popularity, looks, and their sad stories! And even though Danny has a sad story, I really do like his voice and presence!! Adam, Kris and Allison are very good. Adam needs to lose the black nail polish though! Anoop is okay, but not great. In my opinion, he should go home next! But, so far this season, I think Lil is the best!!!

    March 27, 2009 at 4:01 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Tess G

    What good are the celebrity "mentors" when they aren't even helpful enough to suggest the right song choices??????

    March 27, 2009 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  11. IdolSucks

    ALEXIS GRACE should have been stayed. She has the star quality. Believe me folks, in the next 2-year – she could be the next Jeniffer Hudson. Hopefully Alexis makes it, and let Americon Idol sucks their own lame producers and ridiculous foursome judges.

    This season (since Alexis has gone), MATT should be the clear winner because he brings uniqueness and new talent to the show (soulful, pianist, can sing and diverse).

    Scott-the-blind-guy is SO LAME, he should go next. Anoop will go soon because he is carrying the hype over the Oscar winning movie (Slamdog Milinionnare), and the hype is about over. Lil is always forgettable in most of her performances.

    If MATT doesn't win, than it is AI's loss!

    March 27, 2009 at 3:54 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Toni

    Adam, Danny and Matt....not crazy ablout Allison.

    March 27, 2009 at 3:46 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Annoyed

    Megan should have went home last week! She can't carry a tune & literally ruined the song this week! I thought this show was about TALENT not LOOKS!!!! I will not be watching anymore!

    March 27, 2009 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Nestor

    What is Megan still doing in this show. She can not sing, and she can not even move to the rythm of hte music. Just becasue she is absolutely beautiful does not mean she is talented. Sorry she needs to go soon.

    March 27, 2009 at 3:30 pm | Report abuse |
  15. jane

    I thought the blonde girl was awful and believe she wasn't voted out because she is so gorgeous.............

    March 27, 2009 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Candy C

    I made an error in my top three people. They are Alyson, Adam and Danny, not Chris. Chris is good Scott, Megan should go long before Chris.

    March 27, 2009 at 3:25 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Candy C

    I'am still fuming because Alexis Grace did not make the top ten. What is wrong with America voting??? Alyson , Adam and Chris are the top three. Lil Rounds is right up there too!!! If Matt is in the bottom three next week again instead of PRETTY GIRL( Megan), or Scott, than for sure this show is rigged. Simon be happy you get to see Megan two more times for sure hopefully that's all.

    March 27, 2009 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  18. me

    i'm not sure why anyone is surprised about what happens. every season the best people get kicked off first and the crappy ones stay. Don't get me wrong there are a couple of exceptions but really for the most part the winners are mediocre. the show is rigged to keep people talking and watching for when the train wreck will finally leave

    March 27, 2009 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Pat

    Meghan & Scott get your bags packed, you're next on the Idol Chopping Block. After that it comes down to Chris, Allison and Matt/Lil, in that order. The final should be between Adam, Danny and 3rd poss Matt/ Lil. But we ALL should know the Producers have the final say and do like to shake it up so we keep talking.

    March 27, 2009 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  20. jknewk

    Yes that format change would be perfect!

    Michael, take care! Bye-Bye

    Lil – Ugh, thanks for getting rid of that nasty looking throwback wig/weave....whatever it was. Get a butt reduction please on your way home or figure out how to hide that shelf a bit.

    Scott – that's nice but America, enough!!!! Enough with the sympathy vote.

    Adam/Danny- Rock On! You HAVE to know they will be the last two standing.

    March 27, 2009 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Donna

    The final three will be Adam, Danny and Allison. All the rest should just go home now.

    March 27, 2009 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
  22. vickie

    I really wanted to Scott or Meghan to leave as well as Michael. I cannot stand them. They are annoying and boring. For heaven sakes teach the chick how to dance. Her bopping is annoying.

    March 27, 2009 at 2:18 pm | Report abuse |
  23. coty

    Anoop belongs in the top 3. Rest of them should go.

    March 27, 2009 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
  24. Chuck Tore

    They should change the format and instead of calling for who should stay, you would call to say who should go. This approach would likely help ensure that the worst of the week would go and eliminate the power of "goof" groups who concentrate on voting for the worse just to annoy the rest of us.

    March 27, 2009 at 2:02 pm | Report abuse |
  25. JSchnell

    I think Michael was the right choice to go home – he's a pretty boy & he sure can sing, but I think America voted the way it should go. He was boring in comparison to the others (his style/voice). He was not anything unique. For the sake of the "unique" argument, Scott definitely deserves more credit – yes, he's blind, but he's ridiculous on the piano! And needless to day, he can carry a tune! Who cares if his vocals aren't like Lil's? He's got what it takes. Also, if you really think about it, he has to learn the words AND the notes for the piano to each song by hearing them (or from braille, but I doubt it). I mean, think of the others whose vocals aren't much to talk about but are legends in the music business...musicians like Elton John, obviously Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel (come on, his voice isn't THAT great), Ray Charles...etc.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Reangela

    I believe Adam could be the next Elvis, if he puts forth the effort, which he is giving 100% of himself in the show it seems. Not that he wants to be compared to Elvis, we don't know if he wants that, but he has that mysterious and sexy appeal to him. And the great thing about Adam is that he isn't at all obnoxious and seems to adapt to different song styles very well. Does anyone out there think Adam sounds a little like Axle Rose of Guns and Roses? Theres not many singers that have that voice quality that can go from soft to belting it out.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
  27. LilyLOL

    I listened to Lisa Respers Frances report and just had to comment.

    On what planet should Megan go home before Scott? It is not that Megan is lovely, it is that many of us like her style in spite of the fact that she had a bad night. Several of the contestants had a bad night... Lil, Megan, Anoop all performed under their acutal abilities in my opinion.

    Then there are those who performed just as well as they ever have or ever WILL and it just isnt good enough. Those people are Scott and Michael. They are never going to win this contest. I am glad we got rid of Michael and cannot wait to see Scott leave that stage. Megan should be around until after that happens, and not because of her looks.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
  28. Abbie

    Oh come one people. Meagan has a great voice. She's quirky and has that old fashioned jazz tremelo in her voice. She just doesn't have what it takes to win this show. It's definitely between Adam, Allison, Danny and Lil for the top though. I can't put my finger on it, but I just don't like Matt. He seems like the kind of guy you'd avoid. Scott needs to go, as do Meagan and the other little guy that twists his mouth when he sings. The judges won't use the vote to save anybody unless its a big shocker vote.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
  29. Sandy

    If Adam Lambert doesn't win, something's really wrong here. He is leagues ahead of all the others.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
  30. berta

    Adam and Allison, they are the only ones that should be at the top of the list!

    March 27, 2009 at 1:26 pm | Report abuse |
  31. Terri

    Seriously? My husband (a singer) and I have argued each week regarding Adam. He thinks he is the greatest. me on the other hand.....He did do a wonderful job this week and I give him props for his arrangement. But, if you go back and look at his past performances (Rolling Stones, Ring of Fire....) His screaching and dramatics are sooooo obnoxious and the source of Americans thinking he is so different. This kid has already been on stage, musicals and whatnot. Yes, he does have "the look" and yes he is VERY dramatic and confident, but his work on stage in the past and singing in the spotlight for years would give anyone that sort of persona. Let the raw talent who hasn't had the opportunity or learning experiences have thier chance too.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
  32. Thea

    We have to remember the Judges themselves did not save Alexis, although they should have because she would have been in the top 5 easily. Other contestants have had bad weeks and they get through. The only thing she did not to get saved was to say Joelene's name incorrectly. seems a petty thing to send her home for. The real question the Judges have to ask themselves is of all the contestants who do they think is worthy enough to want to save their "save" for and when. it doesn't always go the way they think and it may come to a point where they have wasted their save on someone not worth it even to themselves. oh and megan would be somewhere between chris and matt tying with scott.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  33. Simon's Taste Is In His Mouth

    Hi there David McPartland:

    Please forgive me, but while I agree with you 1,000% that Carol King, Stevie Nicks, Gwen Stefanie, Janice Joplin all unique singers, in fact they were phenomenal, I doubt anyone hearing them today would say that they're off key. In fact.. do you remember Maria Muldaur?? She sang "Midnight At the Oasis." Her voice is close to what Megan's aspires to be... but Maria was so cool to listen to, and I'm sorry, in my opinion Megan doesn't even come close.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Reangela

    They are ALL pretty good, (Adam is my favorite) but please do not reference Scott as "the blind guy". Think, if this was your brother or husband, or someone close to you that you love, you would not appreciate him being referred to as the blind guy. He has had alot of struggles in his life and should be getting respect. He may not be the best of the singers, but his courage and bravery deserve respect from America.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:06 pm | Report abuse |
  35. Sally

    I did like Matt's performance as well, but this was the first time I remembered him. The past couple of weeks I forgot him seconds after seeing it. I don't think he has the fan base many seem to think he has. I was fine with Michael going home this week – he was going this week or next anyway. Though I would have preferred Megan. Yes, she's got a quirky thing going on but at this point she seems to think that is all she needs to do. Her fans will vote anyway.

    By far, Adam is the most talented vocalist the show has ever seen. He's got the vocal chops – the range is outstanding. But even more important, he's got the guts to mix things up. The win by David Cook last year (by an insane margin of votes no less), proved the fans want someone willing to take risks. None of the other singers have a chance at winning AI unless they start taking risks. Megan is taking risks, but she doesn't have the vocal chops to pull it off. Allison has some great vocal chops, pretty darn close to Adam though in a different style, but she's not risky enough. But she's going to have one heck of a career post Idol. Danny has some great vocals, but no risks and he is starting to become not memorable. The other guys aren't memorable. Lil doesn't have much of a shot either. This was her week – she should have been phenomenal at Motown week. And instead she was more concerned with showing homage to the Vandellas than showcasing herself.

    Adam is going to win Idol easily – probably by a bigger margin than David Cook last year if he is up against anyone but Allison If Allison is in the top 2 with him, he will still win but the margin will be closer.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse |
  36. Thea

    TOP

    Adam
    Alyson
    Lil
    Danny
    Anoop
    Matt
    Scott
    Chris

    BOTTOM

    This is how I see it going and Danny, Anoop,and Matt could flip anywhere in the three spots I have them listed.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:45 pm | Report abuse |
  37. sue

    why do we always have to bash Sarah Palin for everything – even Megan's singing. Get real

    March 27, 2009 at 12:39 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Anne

    I loved Matt's peformance and did not understand why he was on the bottom.

    Michael was one of the many that were just not that good.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:27 pm | Report abuse |
  39. susie

    I am watching this relationship between Paula and Simon develop.

    They actually make a good couple...She is so sweet and he is so sarcastic, but I think they balance eachother nicely/....Why don't they give it a try...she seems to soften him a bit. It adds another diminision to the drama. Not impressed with the presentation of the new judge..She may be well knowledged, but seems what we are getting is a well knowledged judge, who doesn't seem to have much of a personality. Wrong choice...and certainly no replacement for Paula;

    March 27, 2009 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Kathy

    GET MEGAN OFF THE SHOW. IT'S EMBARRASSING for the really good singers to be in an equal standing with HER!!!

    March 27, 2009 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Cowbelle

    David Cook was recently booked at FSU's club Downunder. It was sold out and nobody I knew had access to comps. I heard the show was amazing and should have been held in a larger venue. Tallahassee is short on those.

    Don't be too bummed-out about the experience that Adam already has. Remember that in past seasons the competitors have included other failed recording artists and showfolk. Broadway and Off-Broadway have suffered terribly in this economy with good shows closing left and right. Shows that otherwise may have seen a limited run, aren't even opening. Usually there are are a lot of out-of-work actors/performers: it's the nature of the profession. Now, however, even those actors who have already achieved solid status are scrambling for work.

    Oh, and all of those Kris haters out there. Stay tuned. We haven't seen all he's got to offer, yet.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:05 pm | Report abuse |
  42. Cindy

    SHOCKING! What was Matt doing in the bottom two? Megan is TERRIBLE, she can't sing and her performance Wed. night proved that! She REALLY needs to go. In fact how did she ever get to the top 12 in the first place?

    March 27, 2009 at 12:04 pm | Report abuse |
  43. David McPartland

    Everybody seems to want to know why Matt was at the bottom?, well it's because he is not original, he is Justin Timberlakes clone, been there done that and there are 20 more boy band types just like him. American Idol is about artistry and originality and thats why Megan is still there (her looks help too) and she can sing, just because she is not the orthodoxed style of singer we are all use to hearing on the radio does not mean she is a lousy singer, look at Carol King, Stevie Nicks, Gwen Stefanie, Janice Joplin all unique singers with there own style and if the younger generation heard them today they would say they were "Off – Key"? Think about it. I will take someone with something new to offer over " been there done that" non-original any day.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:01 pm | Report abuse |
  44. MS

    You are all missing this – Megan Joy is a star in the making – why can't you see that! You're witnessing the first steps of what is sure to be an interesting journey, they just happen to be on live world-wide TV. Regardless of where she finishes in this competition, don't let an ill-advised tattoo, poor vocal timing, pitch problems and general dorkiness blind you to the allure of her unique vocals, quirky beauty and look-you-straight-in-the-eye confidence. There are definitely other fine singers and talent in the group. That's just not what defines stardom in this field.

    March 27, 2009 at 11:38 am | Report abuse |
  45. Sara

    It should have been Megan

    March 27, 2009 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
  46. Simon's Taste Is In His Mouth

    "Yes, Megan was off-key this week....."

    Off Key ?!! OFF KEY !!!! ROTFLMAO... Oh.. make the laughing stop... My sides hurt... My ears are bleeding and my sides hurt...... LMAO...

    March 27, 2009 at 11:31 am | Report abuse |
  47. chris

    Anybody want to know why Matt was in the bottom 3? Yes, he's a very good singer. Just the cookie cutter type American idol loves. However – where is the star quality and the sex appeal? Not there. Do something with the hair and the clothes, whiten those teeth and maybe he has somewhat of a shot. Aren't you really looking for something a little more exciting and new?

    March 27, 2009 at 11:24 am | Report abuse |
  48. Mark

    Honestly, although Megan was by far the worst contestant that night, I'm glad she didn't go. She is happy and enthusiastic and gives the show a great feeling. Her and Adam are probably my favorites. I hope that is why people voted for her, but probably not. They probably voted for her because she was the worst.

    But boy, Adam really kicks it out every time.

    March 27, 2009 at 11:19 am | Report abuse |
  49. Beth

    Yes, Megan was off-key this week but if you listen to the clip of her rehearsing by the piano with Smokey she has an amazing and very unique, jazzy voice. I think she just feels the need to sing louder when she's on stage (or maybe it's nerves), and she just loses the notes when she stresses her voice too much.

    I think next week she should have a simple arrangement, like just piano or guitar, and keep it mellow instead of trying to sing over so many instruments. For those of you who think she's an awful singer, listen to her audition on YouTube. It was flawless.

    Personally, I think she is a great singer and voted for her because she is talented and interesting to listen to and I would definitely buy her CD. This is the first time I have been this interested in American Idol because Megan's style of music is almost never represented on the show, and I hope she gets the chance to stay and improve singing in front of a crowd. Her music is not for everyone and it seems to evoke strong feelings either way, but know that some of us do really enjoy her music.

    Just my two cents!

    March 27, 2009 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
  50. Ronald Clark

    I have to say I am pretty over American Idol right now. Yesterday I decided to YouTube Adam Lambert's performance from Tuesday night, and instead found his many appearances on Broadway and other off Broadway but still professional shows. Isn't AI supposed to be about finding true 'raw talent', and not polished young professionals who have already been where so many hope to be? The whole thing is so contrived now that I can't stand to watch. Not to mention the Simon/Paula hijinks are pretty over the top. I seriously hope this is the last season. Meanwhile, where is David Cook now? Do you EVER hear or see him anywhere outside of the L.A. area?

    March 27, 2009 at 11:12 am | Report abuse |
  51. Simon's Taste Is In His Mouth

    I'm truly baffled by this week's results. I'm sorry, but Scott, although I like you well enough.. you should have been in the bottom 3; and Megan...

    MEGAN, MEGAN, MEGAN, This week is the 2nd time you've damn near made my ears bleed. You sharp notes are too sharp, your flat notes so flat they thud. The quality in your voice that Simon is trying to shove down America's throats was on much better display when Joss Stone sang. She has some of that quality... but here's the difference.... its actually pleasant to hear. There is a quirky tone to Megan's voice I can listen to an appreciate, however, it is limited and overall the quirkiness is, simply put, too harsh, unpleasant, and actually painful to listen to.

    Performance wise, I think Megan's beautiful (facially), but watching her is like watching Joe Cocker slimmed down and in a dress.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:51 am | Report abuse |
  52. Rennie in Montana

    I was stunned that Megan wasn't voted out before Michael. In fact, her reaction led me to believe she was as stunned as I was she wasn't packing her bags.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:44 am | Report abuse |
  53. Texas

    Anoop all the way!!! He has talent. He is my fave and he is not leaving AI anytime soon.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:36 am | Report abuse |
  54. Tracy

    Only one person wins this show but it only seems right that those exiting the show exit in fashion based on least talented going first. Megan and Scott are the least talented at this point. Megan has an odd rhythm even with her singing . She is terrible. And as far as commercial appeal – no Idol except Kelly Clarkson has ever had any real commercial appeal and I doubt the winner of this show will . Look at the top of the billboard charts over the last few years very few rockers or indie type artist have appeal these days . Yet Idol seems to be fascinated by these types the last few seasons becasue they are the anti black artist and they keep saying to these rockers that you can have a #1 right now – no they can't. Adam is not going to be music superstar. David Cook is not going to be a music superstar. Who are the music superstars today and tell me how Cook or Adam fit in with that .

    March 27, 2009 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
  55. Roy

    At least two (Megan – should not even be in top 15, and Scott) should have gone before Michael. I hope he doesn't have to return to the rough neck field – not that it bad, but he can sing. He just has to find the right songs like he did for his audition. And it is way too early for the judges to use their trump card but they might have used it if Matt was the bottom person.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:29 am | Report abuse |
  56. Lailah

    Uhm. Michael TOTALLY deserved to go home last night! Although my bottom three were Scott, MEGAN and michael, I totally expected Michael to go home before Megan. I believe Megan will go home next week, followed after Scott. Megan is different, but not what an 'American Idol' should be. And Scott is just plain boring. He is not interesting and I hate watching him perform.

    My final three? Adam Allison and Danny. Matt Girard is Dannys' biggest competition, but we already have a Justin Timberlake/Michael Buble/Robin Thicke type of person. We don't need another one. =) Allison is KILLER, that voice coming out of a girl that young? And then Adam is just your heart throb punk rock band boy.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:28 am | Report abuse |
  57. Dee

    Okay....this is not a competition where we are trying to find an "Idol" for all America to worship. Let's get that straight. People. This. Is. A. Singing Competition!!! That is what we are voting for. If I want to find an "idol" I surely wouldn't be watching a bunch of young adults compete on a tv reality show vying for the top spot! So let's get to the nitty-gritty....Adam IS the BEST EVER on American Idol. EVER! He SHOULD win hands down.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |
  58. Homie

    So what the hell are idol fans thinking? Matt in the bottom three? Come on give me a break, this guy is really good! And then there is the tattoo chick. What the hell is she doing still around, I don't know, she can't sing worth a sh..!!

    I think were in for some suprises over the next few weeks, but I guess that is what makes this show so interesting. If you don't have the time to watch idol.......don't worry, you will read about Adam winning the whole thing in about 2 months.

    chow

    March 27, 2009 at 10:22 am | Report abuse |
  59. Deb

    I think Michael definitely belonged in the bottom 3. What I can't understand is how Tatoo Girl continues to sail through when week after agonizing week she consistently performs horribly.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
  60. Sue

    Megan has got to go, Let's get it right next week.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
  61. Flyin11

    I was not shocked about Michael Sarver...I was more shocked that Scott and Matt were in the bottom 3. Michael sang good about 3 performances ago but he wasn't that good at all at Country week and last week. America got it right but it really should have been Megan up there instead of Scott. Her time is coming though cause I agree with Simon 100%, she hasn't been choosing the right songs. Her voice is terrible as well. I think the only reason why she keeps getting by is because of her being eye candy....being pretty and blonde has it's advantages I guess :rollseyes: I guess if I had a beef about the bottom 3 it should have been Anoop or Kris along with Michael and Megan. That would have been my bottom 3....

    March 27, 2009 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
  62. Jason

    Megan is this year's Cristy. She sucks but for some reason is still there. Michael wasn't going to win but Megan should have been gone weeks ago.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:05 am | Report abuse |
  63. Erin

    Megan Joy by FAR was the worst performer and deserved to be in the bottom three. I dont think matt has generated a following bc he wasnt featured early on as so many of the others were. Scott and Megan Joy (in no particular order) should be the next two to leave. Scott really has to raise his game in order to stay.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:04 am | Report abuse |
  64. Nate

    Oh yeah,

    The top 4 in my opinion are Danny, Adam, Allison, and Matt. Lil is boring but grabs spot # 5.

    March 27, 2009 at 10:02 am | Report abuse |
  65. Laterreur

    Everytime that there is a cute girl on Idol the girls awaly hates her. Come on she is a lot better to watch then Anoop or Scott or even Lil

    March 27, 2009 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  66. tom Nulty

    Right choice for Michael to go home but they got one wrong who should've been in the bottom 3...it should have included Meghan...she is so terrible and annoying I have to leave the room or fast forward through her painful warbling and spastic moves. Sure...she's pretty...but also pretty awful. Mother of god...get her outa there. Matt should never have been in the bottom 3...wtf?

    March 27, 2009 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  67. Terri

    There is no way Matt should have been in the bottom three. What is America doing? Megan should have been there. She was horrific the past two weeks. Come on people....get with the program. Don't vote for this people because...........vote because they can sing; afterall that is what the show is about. Being a fan has nothing to do with. Adam is definitely the best one on there. Good luck to you Adam!

    March 27, 2009 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  68. Alexis

    I was totally surprised that Megan Joy was not in the bottom three. I like her style but she was horrible last week!

    March 27, 2009 at 10:00 am | Report abuse |
  69. Jeff

    Here is the problem with this show. You have people that like rock, pop, country, r&b etc. So those fans pick their favorite singer of that type and the majority of people don't vote for every contestant, just 1 or 2. There are quite a few people that would fall into Matt's category so hes not getting votes because hes not their favorite, even though hes better than a lot of the other people. Then you have to factor in that hes a just another white guy on the show so he doesn't have one of those extra things, like being blind or a hot girl that gets him the extra votes.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:59 am | Report abuse |
  70. Georgina P

    Stephanie from Ann Arbor

    I am trying to get support for a very talented contestant on American Idol. I am not asking Michiganders to vote for Matt just because he is from Michigan. I think he had a disadvantage for performing first and people cannot get complacent. Thank you.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:58 am | Report abuse |
  71. Kimmi

    I was really shocked to see Matt in the bottom.. I thought he was one of the best but it falls on vote's to save.. Could of been the deal people probably thought he was safe so didn't vote for him. I think he will be safe until top 5 from now on. I expected to see Scott, Megan, and Michael in the bottom 3 and Michael to go home. So was pretty close.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:56 am | Report abuse |
  72. Miguel

    I think Megan should have gone home. Her performance was the worst of the evening. I don't think she belongs in the top 10. I think Jorge should have been in her place. Michael had more potential as an artist than Megan.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:56 am | Report abuse |
  73. Nate

    What was up with the Lip Synching in the opening medley in the begining of the show? Do they always do that or is it the first time that I noticed?

    March 27, 2009 at 9:56 am | Report abuse |
  74. Joe

    Megan should have been out last night. She can not sing. But Michael also needed to go.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:56 am | Report abuse |
  75. Patty

    Michael's performance was great compared to Megan's. VFTW must be keeping her on the show. What else could it be? Certainly, it can't be votes! She is the WORST by far and should've been the one sent packing. She can't carry a tune and has no stage presence. It shocked me that Matt was in the bottom 3...NOT deserving at all! He gave a powerful performance and Megan will NEVER be in the same league!

    March 27, 2009 at 9:52 am | Report abuse |
  76. Chris

    please don't have "married" people try out anymore – with kids – they can't be "Idols" – NO MORE MARRIEDS!!! there are plenty of single kids out there just as talented. it's stupid seeing them sing with a wedding ring on their finger going for the title of "Idol" – these girls want someone they can hope to be their boyfriend – and guys want the girl to dream of – it just doesn't work if they are married – the new judge isn't working either – it should be just 3 like it used to be.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:51 am | Report abuse |
  77. FunBobby

    This voting for your favorite nonsense is what allows the wrong person to be sent home. Why don't they change it to be voting for the person who was the worst? Single out the weak links. This isn't an election. We're not voting for one person to make it through. We're voting to send one person home. I can tell you each week who I think should go home. But if I were to vote for all the people I thought should stay, well, it would be a lot more work on my part. Maybe that's what America does, and why Fox loves to tout their 30-million plus vote results. I don't care if 30 million or 300 hundred people voted. I hate seeing the wrong person kicked off due to non-linear, indirect voting results.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:49 am | Report abuse |
  78. Cindy

    declare Adam the winner now! he's unbelievable – the next Elvis – don't forget it's really a "beauty" contest, not just a singing contest, that's why Megan's still in there – she's a clone of Carrie Underwood.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:48 am | Report abuse |
  79. Joan B

    Wednesday evening we said "the fix is in" after hearing comments of so called Judges about the Oil Rigger who san good.
    The blond Megan is one of the worst singers we've ever heard. When the Oil Rigger was beat up I knew the fix was in to get America to remove him so they could keep Megan. She is prettier and Simon likes her – IT IS ABOUT RATINGS FOLKS.
    I'm also wondering if they are lying about the results. The Reality Shows are scripted and fixed for the most part, and Am Idol is the only one we ill watch for that reason. It's in the same boat I'm afraid.
    Joan B
    MN

    March 27, 2009 at 9:48 am | Report abuse |
  80. Jenny

    I am rather disappointing but I am glad that it was not someone else.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:47 am | Report abuse |
  81. Tiffany

    I think its funny how much everyone loves Adam. I think he is a great singer, and he is a showman, but lets be honest, I would turn the radio if all I heard was his voice. He is kind of like Taylor Hicks, Ruben, Blake Lewis (though he did not win). They are all fun to just watch... but if you are looking for actual star quality, someone who will make it out of the gate, it is clear that Adam belongs on Broadway, and Allison or Matt belong as the American Idol.

    Allison can sing, she has the look, she will make it even without American Idol.

    Matt has the sex appeal, and can sing with a different style.

    But who knows... I just think its funny how all these people vote for a showman, but never buy their records.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:45 am | Report abuse |
  82. Jan

    Can anyone tell me what is the theme for the April 1 show ?

    March 27, 2009 at 9:43 am | Report abuse |
  83. David McPartland

    I am not surprised at the results. Megan is not terrible, she is original and has her own style, those of us older than dirt may remember a time when her jazzy style of singing was the norm and very popular. She is not a terrible singer for those who have a trained ear for her style of vocal, plus she is soooo cute. Micheal could not sing out of his country genre, and I even think he knew his time was up and out of his league. Matt does not impress me, he would be a good fit for the lead singer spot in the boy band NSYNC (hence J.T's Clone). Kris is a Dave Mathews wanna be. Scott has real talent and has an impairment too boot and he works twice as hard as everyone else, got to give him credit, it can't be easy. I am not sure why any one would demean Danny, he does have a sob story, but he is not relying on that to get him through the competition, this man has raw talent and can sing his but off and is very entertaining to watch. Adam and Danny could cut a record right now. Lil Rounds is awesome and reminds me of Roberta Flack, mixed with Aretha Franklin (although no where near the diva status of Aretha). Allison--oh, Allison-Dynamite!!! I think Anoop's clean cut image and lack of performance will get him ousted within the next two weeks, he is too plain and you have to ask yourself would you really go out and buy his CD if he cut one?, I wouldn't.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:43 am | Report abuse |
  84. StlCowboy

    I think the Judges will use thier save vote for one of the 4 if they are the bottom vote; Matt, Kris, Adam or Danny. I think these are the going to be the TOP 4. The others do need to go. I think Adam & Matt will have record deals after the show anyway.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:42 am | Report abuse |
  85. SB Texas

    In my opinion, Michael's performance far out shined Meagan Joy's. Remember this is a singing contest, not a beauty. Meagan murdered the song she sang and every song she sings, she does her little hop
    shimy shimy. Another Quirky thing she does is she starts off with her left hand on her hip. Meagan Needs To GO!

    March 27, 2009 at 9:40 am | Report abuse |
  86. mdfilms

    i think the reason megan is still on is because she is DIFFERENT from everyone else. with the exception of Adam all the guys sound alike and there is a need for there to be females in the competition. she also probably benefitted from alexis' exit and got the cute, sexy torch song blonde vote. she was terrible last night, but much like when mandisa (sp) lost because of country week, motown was not going to be her strong suit. it's all been about song choice for her and i agree with simon that whoever is advising her ... STOP IT! she will get better with better song choices.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:38 am | Report abuse |
  87. Linda

    I, too was shocked when Matt was in the bottom two!
    He is good in a Billy Joel kinda way.
    Because he was the first contestant Wednesday night, I believe he was "forgotten" because of the exciting performances from Adam and Allison. Those two were the best on Wednesday night.
    Matt doesn't deserve to go home yet. Megan has a different voice that is really hard to find the right song...She is staying on now because she is very marketable..As for Danny, he isn't.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:36 am | Report abuse |
  88. MadScientist

    I can't believe that Michael went home instead of either Megan or Scott. Granted, Michael's performance lastnight was far better than the night before, but both of his performances were WAY better than either Megan's or Scott's performance. I think its a shame Michael is out of it so soon. Does this mean he can go ahead and get started on his first country album?

    March 27, 2009 at 9:36 am | Report abuse |
  89. Susan E

    What got me going was Lil looking so shocked when Ryan made it sound like she was in the bottom 3!!! Talk about love yourself!! Like she couldn't possibly be in the bottom 3??? Of course she can, anyone can. I hope she goes home next week. My votes go to Adam...and get rid of Megan already. That funky voice and shaking her hips while standing straight is irritating. The only time she sang good was when she sang black horse in a cherry tree...she has fallen flat since then

    March 27, 2009 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
  90. KC

    You are all pretty much insane.
    Kris is amazing.
    You will all see he is gonna last.
    He may not when but I'm thinking Top 3?
    Adam, Allison, and Kris.
    There is my predictions.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
  91. StlCowboy

    First i was Shcoked that Matt was in the bottom 3. I was not surprised that Michael Sarver was in the bottom 3 but i thought for Sure Megan would be. Her performance was the WORST of all of the contestants. As far as i am concerned the bottom 3 should have been Megan, Michael & Lil. And Megan should have been the one to go home. WHen She sings all her songs sound the same.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
  92. Joyce

    Glad to see Michael go. He's a nice guy and has a nice voice but I would never buy his CDs. He's not idol material. Surprised to see Matt in bottom 3.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |
  93. LAURA

    WHY IS MEGAN STILL THERE?

    March 27, 2009 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |
  94. Ed Dixon

    When it comes to voting, it is much a popularity content as a singing contest . However I don’t think any of this week’s bottom 3 had any chance of winning.

    Winning AI usually requires a combination of singing ability, appearance/personality, and stage presence. Adam, Danny, Kris, Lil and Allison have reasonable amounts of each. Anoop, Megan, Matt, and Scott are more lacking in one or more of those areas.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:30 am | Report abuse |
  95. Dawn

    I agree with weezer as I blogged on another CNN AI section it is the whole package and fans make an artist. We buy their music, go to their concerts etc.. Not all successful artists have great voices! Also everyone has different tastes in music the winner should be the whole package and not one – dimensional.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:26 am | Report abuse |
  96. Stephanie

    Also, i am from ann arbor and vote for matt every week. Not because he's from Ypsi but because he's AMAZING! Hometowns shouldnt have anything to do with it, its suppose to be about talent.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:25 am | Report abuse |
  97. Mike

    It's still at the stage where there are people who have different tastes in music. When you have Matt and Danny who are similar the votes will be split, making them more likely to end up in the bottom, whereas people like Megan, Scott, and Michael are the only ones reflecting their style of music so even though people might not like it, they get all the votes for that style.
    I think Scott is boring. Michael was kind of generic. Danny is a stronger version of Matt. Megan has a 1940's style of voice, reminiscent of USO performers of that day and age as far as tone. She's also unique and faces a challenge of finding songs each week that are adaptable to her voice, but I admit her choice wasn't very good this week. I would like to see her do an adaptation of something like Fleetwood Mac type songs. She is a curiosity and different.
    Anoop is rather boring and hasn't had any energy in his songs. What was that other guy who played the guitar? I thought he was rather generic as well.
    For now, being different is enough. In the end, different isn't going to be good enough and I think all three of them will be eliminated and it will come down to Adam and Danny.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:25 am | Report abuse |
  98. Kim S

    I was SHOCKED that Megan was not in the bottom three, and that Matt and Scott were!! What is America thinking?? Guess I need to be calling in even more votes than I already am for my favorites!! Apparently America's obsession with looks is keeping Megan in this competition right now........ But in the end, at least Michael went home and not Matt – seriously, he's one of the top 3!!! He needs to stay in this for the long haul!!!

    March 27, 2009 at 9:24 am | Report abuse |
  99. Jen

    This is my first year watching American Idol and it has been a roller coaster ride. Being in Kalamazoo, of course we are all supporting Matt. What I am disappointed about is that it is blatantly apparent to me that this is "American Idol" and not "America's Got Talent". There is no way on God's green earth that Matt should have been in the bottom three. Otherwise, there is no way that people would not vote for Matt, it's obvious he is a great talent. Is he pretty? Does he have a bunch of tats for the whole world to see? No, he's just scary talented. Please vote with your ears and not with your eyes, America.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:23 am | Report abuse |
  100. Stephanie

    Lil and Adam think they have already won. You can tell in every mannerism they think they have won. This will bite them in the butt if they aren't careful.

    Lil will never win, she yells every song and her cockiness will be her demise.

    Adam could win but he'd probably be better off if he didn't.

    Matt won't win either and he is COMPLETELY better off if he didn't. If he makes it to the top 5 every week on top of that is just a little more exposure for when he gets picked up for a record deal.

    I think Kris will win, not the best singer, but good and the young girls like him and really they are the one's that tip the scales when it comes to mass voting.

    Meghan, Scott, Anoop all need to go.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:23 am | Report abuse |
  101. mark

    Megan and Adam have the highest record/CD selling potential of the bunch. No comment on Adam, but Megan's voice is a breath of fresh air and sounds like no one else. Her Jazzed up Motown version was "spot on".

    She will out sell everyone left except for Adam.

    Take note. She is the real deal.

    Mark M.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:21 am | Report abuse |
  102. Georgina P

    I challange all Matt fans from Ypsilanti, Belleville, and Kalamazoo Michigan and from Lincoln High School and Western Michigan University to vote for Matt next week. Let his home town, adopted town and educational institutions support him. Come on Michigan, we may be in the worst economic condition of any state, but let us back our home town Idol. Thank you.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:19 am | Report abuse |
  103. ca2

    Kara repeatedly said the judges are looking for "artistry" – original interpretations of the songs. Adam did exactly that. Last week and this week. Ring of Fire was totally original. Some like it, some don't. But it WAS original. This week he did Tracks of My Tears. Again – totally original. Like it or not.

    He is EASILY the best vocalist up there, and obviously the most interesting performer. That's not opinion. I may or may not like his music or his personality. But facts are facts – he hasn't made a vocal mistake yet. He's flawless. Never flat. Never off-pitch. Never wrong key. Never wrong tempo. He's singing notes the other guys can't even attempt. It's really interesting to hear him sing.

    Throw out all your preconceptions about his appearance or demeanor. Through out all your opinions about his personality. Just listen to the performances with the video off as if you were listening to the radio. Adam's singing is freakishly good.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:14 am | Report abuse |
  104. MS

    Come on dudes. Who do you want to watch? Obviously it's Megan Joy. You should all lighten up. It's clear from all of the attention in these comments that she is the most noticed. When did we all become vocal experts? Watch the pretty girl sing, smile and jiggle – then listen to Simon (he clearly knows his stuff) – and stop worrying about it! Even if it's a train wreck, we can't take our eyes off of her.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:13 am | Report abuse |
  105. Anne

    I really liked Michael Sarver but there are better singers than him on the show. Also it is a popularity contest not just a singing contest, and unfortunately he is boring. The 'memorable' and 'interesting', as well as best singers are Lil, Allison, Adam and Danny. The others are forgettable.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:13 am | Report abuse |
  106. Terri

    I can't believe the blonde girl wasn't on the bottom. She is so bad I don't remember her name- only her tattoos. She was the worst.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:08 am | Report abuse |
  107. RetroAyve

    Meagan is really good!
    Of course though nobody likes her because they like alexis and hannah montana and all those losers who use wigs, hair dye and machines to make them popular. So glad Alexis is gone because I hated her corny, cabaret voice from the start. If you don't think she is cabaret, watch her in hollywood week where the band isn't making her sound good.
    Michael wasn't really that good either. He only got votes cuz he was nice and he had a dangerous job.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:05 am | Report abuse |
  108. Missy

    Agreed that Michael needs to go but certainly not before Scott (who can't carry a tune) and Megan (who can carry that tune an even shorter distance). Oddly enough, all of us here agree they need to go, yet Matt ended up in the bottom 3? Likely Scott next week so they can keep a higher ratio of girls in the competition. Though I'm not sure Megan should have made the top 13. Just my opinion.

    March 27, 2009 at 9:05 am | Report abuse |
  109. Jeanine

    I am appalled that Megan is still on the show. She should have been out week 1 with Jasmine still here. She really stinks.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:58 am | Report abuse |
  110. Jamie

    I think what you are going to see this year is a dark horse winner. Sort of a repeat of Jordan Sparks. I think Kris is going to win Idol – he has been consistent and remains true to himself and his music. He has the look of an Idol and I'm sure can be successful.

    As for Adam – I think that he believes he's already won. I don't care for his antics at all.

    And, I hope we don't have to hear anymore of the Danny sob story.

    Megan and Scott have no business being in the top 9 either.

    Lil Rounds is one dementional if you ask me – and she was not that good this week either.

    Matt had no business being in the bottom two – there is no reason for it.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:58 am | Report abuse |
  111. Cindy

    If Megan is the worst this year, then it's a good year. She's not great but not really all that horrible. Michael was OK, but I never really thought he was as great as the judges said. He's just OK I'm glad his kid gets him back sooner than later because he would not have won anyway.
    I like Allison. She really needs to change her look (and pick a new hair color) because her silly look is what's holding her back. She needs some serious hair not pink, that look is not in anymore. She sings the best and is being overlooked because she doesn't have the stand-out look of some of the others – like Megan. Allison needs to "pretty up" she is a cute kid but is not using it to her advantage. She has yet to give us a bad performance – always sings great and performs as well. Adam gets a little weird for my taste, but he in the top 2 for me. Not sure I have a 3rd. Lil is being too ordinary. She needs to step it up a bit. She can sing, but she needs to show that she won't be the 'same-ol same-ol" and boring.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:56 am | Report abuse |
  112. michael

    ya just gotta love Meagan's little dance moves,, they keep me laughing

    March 27, 2009 at 8:56 am | Report abuse |
  113. Lisa

    I was absolutely sickened by Meghans cocky attitude on stage last night when it was down to her and Scott. It was as if she was daring us to vote her in the bottom three while thumbing her nose at the judges the entire time. This girl needs to go. It's Sanjaya all over again. UGH!!!

    March 27, 2009 at 8:53 am | Report abuse |
  114. Dan

    Tough break for Michael. He's very much "likeable" as the judges said and it looks like the judges had a hard time deciding on whether to spare Michael another chance.
    The competition is so tough this year...I have to agree with most of the opinions expressed thus far...Scott, Megan and Michael aren't talent wise on the same level as the rest. I think Anoop beyond those 3 would be next to go.
    Matt was a big surprise...but Allison was a big surprise in the bottom 3 last week. Hard to believe how the voting can go.
    I agree with Marsha...it's Adam, Allison, Danny and Lil but I still think Matt has a chance to rebound into the top 5. I think Chris is right after that. Beyond that the talent drops off. I look for Scott, then Megan and Anoop to exit.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:52 am | Report abuse |
  115. fanofmany

    Adam, Danny, Allison, Matt, and Lil are the best singers on the show. The rest are absolutely horrible. Listenning to Meghan is torture. I personnally like Danny the best, because I love the raspiness of his voice, however, if any of the five I've named win, I would be satisfied as they are all great.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:46 am | Report abuse |
  116. motioto

    Scott has got to go. He is an excellent piano player, but this is a singing contest and he CANNOT sing. Megan or Anoop to follow.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:46 am | Report abuse |
  117. weezer

    To me, American Idol means the total package – voice, musical ability, personality, and looks. Adam, in my mind, is the only one there with the total package. He can sing any type of music and make it sound wonderful. I think, in voting, we have to decide if we would buy their CD in the future – I definitely will buy his CD's in the future, and I know he will have a future. I agree with everyone here – Megan needs to go – she should have gone before Michael. I was not totally surprised that Matt was in the bottom three – he has a great voice, but he is soooo boring, he needs to step it up a little. I think people are wrong about Danny and his "sappy" story – he is not using his story here – he just has a fabulous voice and a good personality. Granted Allison has 'good pipes', but I wouldn't buy her CD's – she is just too one dimensional. I think it will, and should, come down to Adam, Allison, and Danny in the end, with, hopefully, Adam winning.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:45 am | Report abuse |
  118. judith thompson

    I think every male is voting for Megan,because she is beautiful.However,she is a terrible singer and full of herself.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:42 am | Report abuse |
  119. Liz

    Everyone needs to vote for Matt he has an amazing voice and a real star quality about him. I think he has a very good chance to win, even if he gets beat by Adam he deserves to be in it for the running. Scott and Anoop need to go, they should have been sent home in Hollywood. As far as Megan she has a very unique voice, and i think she is great on stage. She may not be the best, but she is by far not the worst. She desrves to be there, she will find her niche and rock it!

    March 27, 2009 at 8:40 am | Report abuse |
  120. robalo

    I don't get too concerned over who should go before whom, so long as they send home the right people before we get down to the final 5 or 6. I thought Micheal should've gone in week 1. The other two people I would like to see voted off before then are: Megan, Danny, and Scott.

    As to who I really like: Adam, Allison, and Lil.

    Oh, on Adam. I am sure country fans hated his performance. When he started off I was thinking 'what the hell...' but as he got going I really loved it!

    March 27, 2009 at 8:40 am | Report abuse |
  121. Patty

    ARE YOU KIDDING ME? The only reason that Scott (the blind guy) is still there is because he's getting a sympathy vote. He is, at best, an ok karaoke singer. He's not even close to being in the same league as everyone else. America, WHAT are you doing? He needs to go before someone who is really good goes home.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:39 am | Report abuse |
  122. Kelley

    I was sort of shocked at the bottom 3. I was hoping that Meagan would be one of them because she definitely needed to go home.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:37 am | Report abuse |
  123. Rebecca

    I think American Idol should let us vote for the WORST singer not the BEST; therefore, Megan would have left last night. Next week would be Scott, then Michael, etc..... After those three it truly is a toss up and a popularity contest because the rest can all sing REALLY good.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:35 am | Report abuse |
  124. Mary Louise Spear

    As far as that gorgeous but minimally talented Megan Joy surviving week after week – have you guys heard of "vote for the worst"?

    I want to kick the judges' collective rear for putting her through to the finals in the first place! argh. Alexis Grace should still be there! Puh-leeze!

    March 27, 2009 at 8:35 am | Report abuse |
  125. Georgina P

    Fans of Matt,

    Please vote for him next week. He did not deserve to be in the bottom three last night. Let's support him like he deserves it. Thank you.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:35 am | Report abuse |
  126. Wanda

    I personally think Michael was the one who should go. I don't think Matt should have been in bottom three; Scott, yes, Matt, no!

    March 27, 2009 at 8:34 am | Report abuse |
  127. James

    I really like allison i think she is the most naturally gifted singer. Megan , Lil and blind guy ,i thnk ,are the weakest by far. Unfortunately i think that Adam is going to win but i think all are very talented minus the three i mentioned before. Top 4 singers are Allison, Anoop, Danny, and adam....

    March 27, 2009 at 8:30 am | Report abuse |
  128. AdamFan

    Adam/Allison TOP 2 –

    Megan & Scott need to GOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!

    Also KARA the Judge needs to go too! She sucks and thinks she is all that ... I HATE HER... thinking of boycotting American Idol next year if they bring her back

    March 27, 2009 at 8:16 am | Report abuse |
  129. J.A.

    I really felt that Megan should have left the show. She is not a good performer; her moves are irritating and that ugly tatoo takes away from her beauty. Her voice is much worse than Michael. I just don't understand how this stuff happens. HOWEVER, I really do not think that any of the bottom three will make it to the top.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:14 am | Report abuse |
  130. A

    I seriously thought Megan Joy should have left. Her performance on Wednesday night was the worst.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:14 am | Report abuse |
  131. Marsha

    I think I am having flashbacks of Sanjaya! I absolutely cannot believe that Scott and Megan are still alive and kicking.... I would say the top 4 will be Danny, Adam, Lil and Allison. Beyond that, I do not have a clue. I think they have found some awesome talent this year, but as Chris Daughtry proves, you do not have to win to be a star.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:10 am | Report abuse |
  132. Jan

    Although I don't think Michael Sarver was the worse this week (I think Megan deserved the honor), he lacks the charisma to make it in the top 5 or so. I think his performance was actually pretty good, considering he is more of a "country" singer. I'm not sure what the right song would have been.

    I think this season though... really is unique in having so many standouts. WOW, the talent. Some of the contestants I initially thought were OK, have really stood out in the last couple of weeks, namely Allison, Kris, Matt, and Noope. Allison has been the biggest surprise for me. She has some great vocal chords. Danny, Adam and Lil... are incredible, and have always stood out. I really think it is anyone's game... except Megan. I think she is there still because she has the "pretty" factor for some. I couldn't believe she didn't make even the bottom three. The blind guy (sorry I have lost his name for a moment) is very talented, but I'm just not sure I like him as well as the others.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:09 am | Report abuse |
  133. Kari

    Ok... I have to say that the fact Megan is still there is rather depressing. Not only is she still there but she wasnt even in the bottom 3. Come on America, lets vote on singing ability and not looks. Just that crazy dance she does is enough to put most people off. Its time for her to go home.

    March 27, 2009 at 8:08 am | Report abuse |
  134. Trish

    It's not surprising that Michael is gone. He should have been gone last week – and NOT Alexis. Why Megan is still there is anyone's guess...wait, what am I saying? It's because she's cute. But she is truly awful. Smokey Robinson was WAY too kind with some of these kids! Scott included. I'm not a huge Matt fan, but it was a jolt to see him in the bottom three. Just as long as they leave my Danny alone, life will be good! 🙂

    March 27, 2009 at 7:59 am | Report abuse |
  135. Nancy Renaud

    Bottom 2 should have been Michael and Megan with Megan going home. Matt should never have been there – yet.

    March 27, 2009 at 7:58 am | Report abuse |
  136. Lori Andrew

    Liked Michael as a person but his vocals aren't up to the standard of a few others. BUT PLEASE when will quirky Megan go off – her vocals are all over the place. Yes, she's a doll to look at but can't sing! She NEEDS to go!

    March 27, 2009 at 7:55 am | Report abuse |
  137. Jimbo

    I think they need to change the way people vote and have them vote for who should LEAVE the show. That way Megan would surely have left. Either that or change the Judges save to allow the judges to remove someone as well as save in the same week.

    Adam is the best. What a talent.

    March 27, 2009 at 7:45 am | Report abuse |
  138. Greg

    Putting Matt in the bottom 3 was ridiculous. I expected to see Michael Sarver, Scott, and Meghan, but not Matt.

    Matt is probably the most talented overall musician from singing to playing that AI has had in a long time.

    Scott is a talented piano player, but his voice isn't national recording material.

    Michael Sarver is the kind of guy we all root for, but his voice is nothing special, which it has to be at this point in the competition. Plus, Michael couldn't seem to shake his blue collar roots in the way he dressed week after week.

    And Meghan, while pretty and different, seems to have limited choices of songs in each category that would fit her or that she can perform well. I don't agree with Simon that she is fresh and relevant. She reminds me a little of Maria Muldaur. Unique? Yes. Relevant? Maybe in the 70's or 80's, but not in this day and age when you have to be all things to all people.

    Next week, Scott or Meghan goes home.

    March 27, 2009 at 7:43 am | Report abuse |
  139. gioziggy

    I stopped watching when Alexis was off instead of Michael and Scott. I read about it online now. I'm happy Michael is finally out. I can't stand Scott anymore. He plays the piano, but his voice is weak. Can't believe Alexis isn't on Tour while these two are. Also, I can't stand the comment about the runner ups, favorites, etc that go on everytime. It seems the judges want to push ahead a group of people they already decided on it. Wouldn't surprise me if this season is already fixed.

    March 27, 2009 at 7:42 am | Report abuse |
  140. Barbara

    I think Megan should have been sent packing. She sounded an awful mess, and her movement was just as bad as her singing.

    March 27, 2009 at 7:41 am | Report abuse |
  141. SDH

    One of the earlier bloggers brought up an excellent point. The whole VOTING METHOD IS WRONG! Just imagine that if all 35 million voters thought that Matt was great but not the best. He would receive no votes, and therefore be voted off. You are voting for the best, but they are using the votes to select the least. We should be voting people off by voting for the worst performer. Then our votes would be used correctly and we would not see Matt at the bottom and Megan still there.

    March 27, 2009 at 7:34 am | Report abuse |
  142. Lizzy

    I think Matt is terrific! He has a beautiful voice, soulful and totally easy on the ears. I think that even though the people voting think they are overall "politically correct", therefore perpetuating the presence of Scott, clearly people are not voting for Matt because of the unsightly blemish on his forehead and I think that is unspeakable!

    March 27, 2009 at 7:31 am | Report abuse |
  143. Barbara

    Are you freakin' kidding me.......Matt in the bottom 3!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Do we have deaf people watching???? Because they sure aren't listening. Michael, Megan, Scott should have been the bottom 3. Let's get it right this year, please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    March 27, 2009 at 7:23 am | Report abuse |
  144. marygrace

    michael should have been gone last week instead of Alexis. I am still stinging over that. He should never have made the top '13' in the 1st place.

    March 27, 2009 at 7:19 am | Report abuse |
  145. Dawn

    I yelled at the TV too, paced back and forth promising myself never to watch the show again if this or that happens, but I will always watch and yell and pace. That's always been part of the AI experience,for me anyway. We are not gonna always agree with what happens on American Idol but we are going to always watch it and try to make our opinions matter. This year I see some tougher decisions than ever being made. And I agree with CG WHERE'S Alexis? while Megan's still there?

    March 27, 2009 at 7:16 am | Report abuse |
  146. Alice

    Danny is there because he is the best!
    It should come down to Allison and Danny.
    Adam should have gone home on country week.
    The next to go will be Magan and Scott.

    March 27, 2009 at 7:13 am | Report abuse |
  147. Brian from Maryland

    What is wrong with America? Matt inthe bottom 3? Come on. Idol needs to change the rules. One vote per phone. You have to keep the 13 year old girls for voting over and over again. Seriously, they are voting for someone (Adam) who's more interested in their older brother than he is them.

    March 27, 2009 at 6:57 am | Report abuse |
  148. rob

    It was what it is, subpar performance. I believe he has talent and I hope a record label picks him up. If he is given the right platform and producers, I truly believe we will see the guy in the charts. Don't forget, even though he did not win AI, he is still going on tour with the top 10, and his life has changed forever.

    March 27, 2009 at 6:48 am | Report abuse |
  149. kim

    michael should not have gone just yet, there are 3 people who should be gone first, why they are still here is what i would like to know, scott, anoop, and the girl with the tattooed arm! i vote every year, there is atleast 5 that i vote for because it is very hard this year, but people need to think when they vote-hmm if i vote for him/her would i buy their cd,

    March 27, 2009 at 6:47 am | Report abuse |
  150. fran

    i think the judges picked it. they sway the vote all the time. they told america that he wasnt good enough and he wasnt going to win. i am tired of them pushing little rounds down our throats–we do hear her sing–and it aint that good!!
    i dont need the judges to tell me who is good.
    i sometimes think this show is not real. do our votes really count?
    i am very disappointed that matt was in the bottom..cmon people do you acutally listen to the show? michael was not as bad as meagan, little rounds or scott.........and no he probably wouldnt have won the whole thing, but he left before some others who dont deserve to stay.......they dont have to even it out girls/guys...its simple-if your good you stay if not you go...shouldnt matter if your a girl or guy or black or white...........

    March 27, 2009 at 6:40 am | Report abuse |
  151. Vote for the Worst

    Let us not forget about the website Vote for the Worst. This is not an endorsement but they do play a factor in keeping what they deem as the worst candidiate around longer than seemingly would be normal. That means that other idols, who get a good number of votes, are outcast by the abnormal spike in votes.

    Cheers

    March 27, 2009 at 6:38 am | Report abuse |
  152. Mark

    I think we've covered Megan enough, but one more thought:

    TATTOOS = BAD IDEA

    March 27, 2009 at 5:50 am | Report abuse |
  153. Mark

    Did you see Alexis on the Ellen show this week? She was pretty dang good. I have to say I was pretty impressed.

    March 27, 2009 at 5:35 am | Report abuse |
  154. Mark

    Remember that Allison was in the bottom three the week before and rocked it this week. Matt will be in the top five.

    March 27, 2009 at 5:32 am | Report abuse |
  155. Mike

    Megan has tremendous potential.

    After the Rolling Stones performed on the Ed Sullivan show, some bigwig with the program said "Get rid of that vile-looking singer with the tire-tread lips."

    Megan is an original who needs to get really smart about her song choices. SMALL arrangements (like Adam did this week). Think groovy jazzy vibey. When she tries to belt it out with the big guns, the limitations of her voice become very apparent. But with the right material and production, she could be great.

    March 27, 2009 at 3:48 am | Report abuse |
  156. el polacko

    umm... you folks DO know that the producers decide who stays and who goes regardless of any "votes", right ? this is a 'reality' entertainment show... there's no oversight of the alleged "votes".
    freeze-frame the final credits.. the disclaimer is spelled out for you.

    March 27, 2009 at 3:17 am | Report abuse |
  157. alicia de najera

    ALLISON IS IT !!!! WOW THAT LITTLE GIRL HAS IT ALL VOICE, MOVES, POWERFUL, POWERFUL WOW--GO FOR IT CHIQUITA

    March 27, 2009 at 3:01 am | Report abuse |
  158. Reggie

    Magen Joy is an exsample of the WORST singer geting the votes. Each year a percentage of the voters always vote for the worst singer. I dare anyone to say I'm wrong!

    March 27, 2009 at 3:00 am | Report abuse |
  159. ANN

    Why oh why is Megan still there? Her performance last night didn't do Stevie Wonder any justice!

    March 27, 2009 at 2:46 am | Report abuse |
  160. Pam

    Thank goodness he is gone I couldn't take another upset. Who was in the bottom two? Did they say bottom three?

    March 27, 2009 at 2:12 am | Report abuse |
  161. Ais

    HUH???!!! MATT WAS IN THE BOTTOM 2?!
    Seriously, that's UNBELIEVABLE!!!

    I wish it was Adam who got booted... sometimes he sounds like a derranged cat singing.....

    March 27, 2009 at 1:54 am | Report abuse |
  162. Jeff

    The reason Alexis got voted off last week is that she split the home town Memphis votes. Home town voters can be huge and remember both Alexis and Lil are from Memphis.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:33 am | Report abuse |
  163. Princesse Shei

    Megan should go home! She is just like a baby doll with no talent and no voice. Anoop then should be next. He does not have stage presence. America, wake up! Megan should go next.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:28 am | Report abuse |
  164. Maggie

    I think Megan and that blond girl with all the tatoos should go befroer the guys tonight. The blond looks like a 70.s honky ti=onk girl and sings like one which we have ecough of those type already. Some of these are really good and should be given a chance. Anoop is good but not the guy with the femmine looks except for last night. He at least looked like a male singing like a male and not some mixed up kid trying to do something different. We need talent and Simon knows what that means.

    March 27, 2009 at 1:20 am | Report abuse |
  165. Thea

    as far as the Elvis Presley/ Adam Lambert isn't that Kurt Russell/Adam Lambert/Elvis Presley not a bad thing

    Actually someone was right when they talked about Adam being fresh and original in his interpretations I have never enjoyed Johnny Cash the way I did when Adam did his interpretation of it and after all didn't we applaud David Cook's "Billy Jean" and Chris Daughtery's rearrangements of nearly everything he did?

    Scott Mcintyre does well but he isnt listening to Paula when she tells him to basically speed it up to change it up doesnt mean he has to step away from behind the piano in order to do so. He needs to get his nasty on.

    Chris can sing but BORING

    Anoop has talent and i think he is just figuring that out on a performer level at the least I almost think someone dared him to come on AI ......hope he stays.

    Kara was right Lil doesn't need to scream (it was Kara right?) She will do well whether she wins or not hope someone is smart enough to give her work

    as far as Danny Gokey he didnt hug his so very supportive best friend when he got cut I think his friend could do better. As far as Danny's singing well not as boring as chris but doesnt need to yell like Lil did last night in some parts.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:56 am | Report abuse |
  166. Brad

    While I would agree Michael wasn't the best in the competition and didn't have a chance to win – I think the judges were WAY to hard on him the last two weeks. Probably leading to his demise. There are several that should have gone home before him! (Like Megan, Anoop, Scott....)

    March 27, 2009 at 12:47 am | Report abuse |
  167. Blue

    Holy Crap! I cannot believe Megan wasn't even in the bottom three. Who the heck was voting for her? What is wrong with this seriously? My cat could sing better than that when he is fighting with the neighbor's cat!!!!

    March 27, 2009 at 12:45 am | Report abuse |
  168. Richard

    I will not be surprised with just about anyone going. After Red and Black fingernails, they are all fairly even to me. What I don't get is how Megan . . Blond with Tattoo . . stays on. She is clearly the weakest entertainer/singer/performer . . at least to me. Michael's performance was far and away better than hers. Last week . . the Blond lady with pink in her hair . . Way better than the Blond Tattoo.

    Doesn't really matter. I think it comes down to Adam and Red with Adam winning . . and Red becoming a recording star we will be hearing on the radio like we hear Underwood. We have some truly great performers, but Adam and Red are the stars . .

    March 27, 2009 at 12:45 am | Report abuse |
  169. Karen

    Well, I think it will come down to Allison and Adam as the final two, but my money's on Adam. He is clearly an artist – the only one on this season's show with a true command of his instrument, obviously due in large part to the vocal training he has had over the years. On the flip side, Allison has a huge gift; she just needs some training to really hone her natural talent.

    But I'm not surprised that Michael was sent home. I only wish he had been sent home last week instead of Alexis. Or rather, I wish Scott had been sent home; it's driving me crazy that none of the judges has yet to address the fact that Scott sings through his nose! He could have a nice voice (not a winning voice, but nice) if he didn't sound so nasal all the time. Not to mention the fact that he keeps choosing feminine songs – what's up with that?? Just because you have a lyric tenor voice doesn't mean you have to sing like a woman! (a nasal woman, that is) I'm also ready for Megan to be gone, and Kris, as sweet as he is, is just a generic, middle-of-the-road talent to win.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:42 am | Report abuse |
  170. Caroline

    I believe Adam, Alison, Matt have the best voices of who's left. I think Kris is good when he sings a slow song-–not particularly pleasant to watch him sing, but last week his voice sounded great. On voting night, I always vote for my favorite however many times I want, then I vote for the people I want to stay in the competition....I give them at least one vote. Alexis should still be in the competition. She didn't have the best week last week, but c'mon people-–she's way better than some who are still in it.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:39 am | Report abuse |
  171. judy

    He needed to go. Right choice.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:36 am | Report abuse |
  172. CG

    Adam is my fav; has been all along. Allison and Matt and then Danny in that order for me. What's up with Megan still on this show? What makes me crazy is she was one of the wild cards and now she's there and Alexis isn't? I can't stand that creepy tone of hers – she has no other range and it's getting so old and irritating! Also, Anoop is still there too and he was the 13th that shouldn't have even been allowed. I was hoping to see Alexis on the tour. Now I'll have to deal with Megan?????

    March 27, 2009 at 12:32 am | Report abuse |
  173. Thea

    Adam, Allison/Alyson, top two.

    Megan can sing but what i didn't like was when she physically moved Vonnamisha out of the way by grabbing Vonnamisha to the point Vonnamisha almost lost her balance and definitely broke her concentration so megan could get more visual time NOT IDOL material. After all an idol should be someone kids can look up to as they are a large part of the audience and what she did was wrong no matter how small it seems it showed her character.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:28 am | Report abuse |
  174. Anne

    Megan should have been the one to go home. Her last two performances have been absolutely awful. I don't know what the voters are hearing, but obviously they are deaf.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:28 am | Report abuse |
  175. Amy

    People have their own favorites and I am surprised to read on here that a lot of people want Anoop gone...He's got a great singing voice and I love his attitude.

    Personally, I really think that Michael and Scott need to be gone ASAP.
    They bore the hell out of me...although, they both seem like great people, but this isn't about who they are as people...it's about standing out and to me, neither do in the least when it comes to singing. Scott should write songs...but let someone else sing them.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:25 am | Report abuse |
  176. Fernando F.

    people should vote for the person that they want out (Survivor style).
    Is obvious that people might not vote for somebody strong because they thing everybody else will vote for him.... and they show on the bottom 3 and everybody is shock.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:15 am | Report abuse |
  177. Thea

    I think the upset was last week. If only Alexis could have sang
    Joelene's name correctly. As far as Matt Giraud two things Harry Connick Jr. & Michael Buble. As far as Michael Sarver nice guy, no surprise, and no upset.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:13 am | Report abuse |
  178. Lisa

    Wow! I am stunned. WHY is Megan still there!??? WHO is voting? People are obviously not voting with their ears. A REAL SHAME!

    March 27, 2009 at 12:11 am | Report abuse |
  179. DC

    Did no one notice how Ryan blatantly disrespected Scott during the bottom 3 announcement. That is not how you lead someone who is visually impaired to a spot. They should be taking your elbow- not you dragging them across the stage like a child, or pushing them back into their seats like they are lost. Fox/American Idol and Seacrest need some basic training on sighted guide techniques and basic respect for a human being.

    I think Megan should have been booted- but I'm glad that the judges didn't waste a save on Michael.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:06 am | Report abuse |
  180. Liz

    I do not believe that Matt was in the bottom 3. He has been amazing every week. Dialidol had him like 4-6 or something. But I do think Michael was the right one to go. Scott needs to go and Megan, too. He is sweet and she is cute but neither should be the next AI.

    Still upset that Alexis was let go. That was ridiculous.

    March 27, 2009 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
  181. Rick

    I agree with the majority of these comments that Magan should have been LONG GONE. I must add my thoughts about the eventual winner. I'm picking Allison to take it all , with Adam the runner up. Even thou I will probably never ever purchase an Adam CD, I will admit that he has a remarkable future in arranging and interpitation of music. (possibly the Broadway Venue where many of idols contestants have gone) But Allison has such raw God Given powers with her voice, its almost chilling to hear her perform. Getting back to Megan, the Dirty Old Man Judge ( Simon) would probably use the SAVE to keep her around.

    March 26, 2009 at 11:51 pm | Report abuse |
  182. Bill

    America got it right again! Good bye Alexis and her crappy attitude and Michael and his horrible singing. Please I want another Adam Lambert doing another crazy rendition of a song like he did for Ring of Fire!

    March 26, 2009 at 11:40 pm | Report abuse |
  183. Carla

    I was shocked that Scott and Megan are still in the running – both of them have failed miserably to impress or perform well the past two weeks – at least Michael Sarver had passion and personality!

    March 26, 2009 at 11:36 pm | Report abuse |
  184. carroll pool

    Kris is tops on my list. WAKE UP .

    March 26, 2009 at 11:31 pm | Report abuse |
  185. Don

    Allison and Adam are definitely the two best performers by far. It's a toss up for me as to which should win, but I'm leaning more to Allison. Her voice is deep, rich and unique. She reminds me of Bonny Raitt, but only better!

    March 26, 2009 at 11:29 pm | Report abuse |
  186. freifallin

    Why do people love Danny? Well, you obviously haven't seen all the shows. He is doing well for a reason and not just because his story, no matter how 'sappy' you think it is. A lof of contestants have sappy stories, but his is a heart breaker. He can sing, and even when you thought he was yelling it still sounded good. It went with the song he was singing. Perhaps he could have picked a better song to show off his voice, but he does have a great voice. I admit Adam is the best on the show, but I'm not sure I would call him an "American Idol".

    March 26, 2009 at 11:26 pm | Report abuse |
  187. Ernestine

    MEGAN – Should have gone home, she is the worse of the bunch what are people thinking, She can't sing plus her dancing is so awful.

    March 26, 2009 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse |
  188. Bryan

    There's one girl who always gets the male vote for being the prettiest of the bunch. Any idea who it is? You guessed it....it's Megan. Get use to seeing her for awhile, she could go out and hum a song but as long as she's wearing a revealing outfit, she's going to go through. There were only 3 people who could have left tonight, the rest were safe. And those in danger of going home, were Scott, Meghan, and of course Michael, who was the lowest of them all as we know. Dialidol always gets it right. 🙂

    March 26, 2009 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse |
  189. pegmo

    Oh yeah, I agree, Votefortheworst.com is too big.

    I say, best voice wins. I saw Adam sing a couple of times. He should win. Past participants have gone on and done well for themselves after this show.

    March 26, 2009 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse |
  190. yourfakeplasticlove

    lets sum up tonight outcome...and this will sound harsh...if you're blind with coookie cutter performances every week...you go thru...if your young wife passes away and you're a christian and play on that like a sad drum... you go through...if you're tall and sexy...with a voice that lacks any sort of originality... you go through... how long will the idol voters or lack there of continue to fall for this...don't feel sorry for any of the contestants now...they get to go on tour and receive more exposure then they ever would have without idol..lets vote on merit

    March 26, 2009 at 11:23 pm | Report abuse |
  191. Cowbelle

    I'm not sure, but I believe Megan gave my brain a rash last night.

    Actually she is the Sarah Palin of American Idol, and eventually people will get tired of the pretty package and pay attention to the real deal.

    March 26, 2009 at 11:17 pm | Report abuse |
  192. Lily

    I thought that the right person left tonight. Megan should leave next week.
    Matt is really good. He should not have been in the bottom 3. I really like Scott. I can't imagine how hard it must be for him performing the dancing numbers without his eyesight. He seems like a great guy. I love him at the piano.

    March 26, 2009 at 11:08 pm | Report abuse |
  193. Karen

    Alexis had way more potential than Megan ever will. Her elimination was a real shame in my estimation

    March 26, 2009 at 11:03 pm | Report abuse |
  194. Sherri

    Why, people, why??? Another week with Megan? Adam Lambert is the only standout this season in the whole competition. Just end it now. It's over already, anyway.

    March 26, 2009 at 11:02 pm | Report abuse |
  195. Ann

    When I see certain ones sent home, I really think it is a contest to see whose friends and relatives can get in the most votes. There have been a number of non-winners who have had more success than the winners.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:59 pm | Report abuse |
  196. Alienwordz

    Who is sent home clearly demonstrates the demographics of who is voting and there is no doubt the highest voting population is below the age of 22 and have IQ's of less than their ages, if actual votes are counted. Most of them are tone deaf, most likely do not play a musical instrument and if they do "play" is the operative word and can't read music.

    It is apparent they vote with their eyes and not their ears or Lambert would have been sent packing weeks ago or never made it to Hollywood. I do not know which visage has more star appeal Adam the goth wanna-be or Adam "Presley" but either way his talent is all in HIS head and 19 sees him as one they want to market to bring home the most revenue.

    We hear every time she performs that Megan/Meghan is "cute", "adorable" and according to Kara "MARKETABLE". Well Kara needs to open her beady little eyes because there are more marketable singers including one who was sent home last week. Alexis Grace.

    After Taylor Hicks win I think the limeys who run AI have decided they will have the ultimate vote and like the Republican officials in Ohio have no problem rigging the vote and outcome. The viewer vote is a money maker for the phone companies which I would not be surprised is shared with 19.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:57 pm | Report abuse |
  197. Missy D

    No Way Matt should have been in the bottom 3. Megan and Scott need to go. Megan should have went before Alexis Grace. Voting for looks or even entertainment is what counts. Can they sing? Taylor Hicks was a good entertainer but where is he now? We need a guy that can rock it out like Carrie Underwood has done to Country. Top contenders are Danny, Adam and Matt.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
  198. Perry

    Read a review of last night's show online; writer somehow forgot to mention Matt out of the 10; he's flying under the radar and that might doom him. Dang it. And maybe Megan Joy is experiencing the Nicki McKibben factor...?

    March 26, 2009 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
  199. Alex

    I missed the show tonite, but was not surprised that Michael was in the the bottom two, I am surprised that Matt was there. I was expecting Megan to be there with Michael.

    Oh well....the voting can go in any direction, i guess.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:55 pm | Report abuse |
  200. Mimi McGee

    Matt should never have been in the bottom 3. He is awesome! He is my favorite. He can play the piano AND sing. That is something people are dismissing. Megan needs to go! She sucks. She is very pretty, but who cares. She can't dance and surely can't sing. I like Scott but he isn't anything great. He will go home soon I am sure. But Megan needs to go first. Also, I don't know why everyone is so in love with Adam. He bores me. He is weird and annoying. Plus he wears too much cover-up which makes his skin look even worse. And Danny bores me too. It perplexes me why the passing of his wife is carrying him in this contest. He's nothing spectacular.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:51 pm | Report abuse |
  201. chuck

    Only 3 have star potential, Adam, Allison & Lil. These three will be the finals!

    March 26, 2009 at 10:50 pm | Report abuse |
  202. sodatennis

    p.s. Alexis should have def. been in there this would have been her best week I think, honestly don't know how she got sent home over Scott, Matt, and blondie

    March 26, 2009 at 10:47 pm | Report abuse |
  203. Karla

    Megan needs to go!! The only reason she has made it this far is because people think she is pretty...give her the ax PLEASE!!!

    March 26, 2009 at 10:43 pm | Report abuse |
  204. Allen

    The show needs to end now. Adam should be delcared the winner. There is noone even close to him. He is going to be a star just like Kelly Chris, Carrie etc

    March 26, 2009 at 10:43 pm | Report abuse |
  205. ruby

    america needs to stop giving scott the pity vote. he needs to go!
    the blonde will stick around because she's blonde and there's just no way matt should have been in the bottom three...unbelievable... but thats what happens when people dont vote.

    Adam blew me away! i did a double take and was like..."hoo-wee! is that really him?!"

    March 26, 2009 at 10:43 pm | Report abuse |
  206. sodatennis

    To be honest Matt was in the bottom 3 tonight I think because people forgot to vote for him and voted for Adam and Allison over him. I am glad Matt was the one sent home tonight he was pretty bad. I think Scott should def. go next!

    March 26, 2009 at 10:42 pm | Report abuse |
  207. JT.Texas

    I agree that Matt got the shaft tonight, and I'm not sad to see Michael go at all. Hopefully next week we can get rid of Scott, then Megan...she's cute as heck but I've grown tired of her shimmy-shake and that weird nasally tone. It's too much; she's a one-trick pony. Adam is just creepy, with bad skin and he makes me want to hurl. He can sing, for sure, but I don't see him as THE American Idol. He's just way too "emo" for my tastes. I'm all about Allison and Danny 😉 And Kris is slowly making it into my top two and changing it to a top three.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:37 pm | Report abuse |
  208. DitaFan

    how the hell did Megan even make it into the Top 12? She's never been able to carry a tune. Judges, why can't you hear how bad she is??

    Vote for the Worst is too big!

    March 26, 2009 at 10:31 pm | Report abuse |
  209. alexandra

    Megan had no business being in the final 13. She has been painfully bad every week and her performances are a joke. She acts like a freak, watch her when they're all sitting onstage and see what I mean. This show becomes more ridiculous with each passing season. And, man, I sure hope that they don't bring Kara back next season. She adds nothing to the show, absolutely nothing.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:26 pm | Report abuse |
  210. sansa

    Megan will be around for a little longer as she is the Vote for the Worst pick.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:22 pm | Report abuse |
  211. Lauren

    Am I watching the same show as everyone else? Some of my faves keep ending up in the bottom. How is it that Alexis was ever voted off before Megan? Sure, she is beautiful but her voice is not!

    I am glad michael left but why was matt standing next to him? The curly haired blind guy is so boring I can't even remember his name.

    Maybe next week I'll take the time to vote since things aren't really going my way.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  212. Linda

    Considering that they interviewed thousands of applicants, the judges only have themselves to blame for having bad singers in the top ten. If they really didn't want to hear poor singing, they should have selected more carefully. Therefore, the "poor" singers must have been put in the final thirteen in order to be voted off before the "good" singers. After all, if you want to make sure the public chooses Adam, Danny, or Allison, you put in people who are very much below their quality. Then you add the "judges' save" to ensure that one of your favorites gets the contract. Bottom line: it's a business.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  213. Paul

    It is not a beauty contest, Megan has absolutely no singing ability whatsoever. I have to cover my ears when she sings. I don't get what the judges see in her at all, I even hate her little dance movements. Michael deserved to be in the bottom 2 however. Aint too Proud to Beg was way beyond his capability. He should have picked something in his range because he is likeable and could probably have hung around for a few more weeks.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:18 pm | Report abuse |
  214. JLD

    Matt Giraud in the bottom 3? Can't America hear? He is FABULOUS! Megan Joy, while beautiful, sang terribly Wednesday night. Matt, do not get discouraged. All I can think is people assumed he was safe because he's so completely awesome and therefore did not vote. Remember Chris Daughtry going home way too early? Fans...we HAVE to vote!!!!!!!

    March 26, 2009 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
  215. joeboy66

    I thought for sure Megan was gone. Although Michael's performance was not that great, Megan's was worse. She wasn't even in the bottom three.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:12 pm | Report abuse |
  216. lynnie

    Megan is this year's Kristy Lee Cook – kept around for her blond good looks, but no **** in chance of winning. I thought for sure that she would be going this week – her performances have been terrible, and I"m sure her funky singing is what's making the girls' unison singing sound off. She needs to GO GO GO!!

    March 26, 2009 at 10:06 pm | Report abuse |
  217. Cyndi Price

    I am not sure why we should continue this seaseon, Adam Lambert is the best this show has ever had. He should win and fly. This man has depth, consistency, he interprets music he does not sing it verbatum. This is an artist who should have been a star before now.
    He has made this season intresting and enjoyable. So I will continue to watch just to see his performance.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:06 pm | Report abuse |
  218. Doorothy of NC

    Although Megan did the worst job last night, Michael ran a close second and I am glad Megan didn't go home. I think she has a great voice for country music. I hope she takes Simon's advice and finds someone else to help her with song choices and arrangements.
    I was glad Michael went home.
    Matt didn't deserve to be in the bottom 3 either. The thing is people don't vote and then they complain. Maybe it is because they think their favorites will win.
    I didn't like Adam at first but he won me over last night. Win or loose, he will have a great future....as will most of the contestants if they work hard. They are very talented.

    March 26, 2009 at 10:06 pm | Report abuse |
  219. Lola

    Michael and Scott both deserved to be in the bottom two, but Matt didn't. It should have been Megan since her performance was worse than any of them were last night. Trying to pick a winner on Idol has become very difficult.. Is it a singing performance contest, a beauty contest, a most talented handicapped person contest, or a 'vote for the worst singer so the worst one will win and that will be funny' contest. I like it when the voters just pick the best singer of the bunch who looks like an American Idol. Is that asking too much?

    March 26, 2009 at 10:02 pm | Report abuse |
  220. Nic

    Ugghh! America, no way should Matt have been in the bottom 3!! He doesn't have a huge fan base and it shows. Scott is getting the sympathy vote and will continue to sail through. Megan is beautiful but her time will come too. Mike should have gone last week so I have no qualms about him leaving tonight. We miss u Alexis!!!

    March 26, 2009 at 9:57 pm | Report abuse |
  221. cutnseal

    I do not understand what viewers are hearing. Megan has been awfull all season and especially the last two weeks. I guess people like her cause she is cute, but please, she sounds like a saloon singer. I am tired of Scott and his piano and he is not inspiring me in his singing either. Allison and Adam are my top two.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:56 pm | Report abuse |
  222. Dennis

    It's time Megan goes home, she's awful!!

    March 26, 2009 at 9:55 pm | Report abuse |
  223. CarolinaFan

    Anoop all the way!!! He is a really great singer! Next to go should be Meagan, then Scott, then possibly Lil, Danny, Allison, Kris, Matt, Anoop and Adam will hopefully be in the top two. Anoop has a BIG fan base in the Carolinas. Adam is very talented, and it shows that he has been on stage (doing lots of work in LA) so, Carol, I disagree with you about Anoop being the one to go!!!! Good luck to Michael Sarver.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:53 pm | Report abuse |
  224. Tasha

    Adam is the best!

    March 26, 2009 at 9:52 pm | Report abuse |
  225. BeaBoo

    Here we go with another Sanjaya year. Megan who is absolutely the worse singer ever ( worse than Sanjaya) was saved again. Unbelievable!!!!! So if you're cute and sassy or wild and ridiculous you are voted in – no matter that you can't sing a lick. I keep forgetting this is a popularity contest and not a talent contest. After Stevie Wonder was done -so was I.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
  226. John

    How Megan is still on this show is ridiculous. She was blasted by the judges, she sounds like she has a nasal problem and she just doesn't deserve to be there. She is this year's ridiculous cinderella performer. One that needs to be gone, deserves to be gone but keeps making it through for no apparent reason.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:46 pm | Report abuse |
  227. Free2Sing

    At this point, it's easier to say who will stay rather than who will go. I simply cannot believe that Megan is still sitting on the couch rather than Michael. No, he's not the best but he's far better than she is. She's been off almost every week (her singing that is). I get so angry sometimes when so many comments are made about looks...this IS a singing competition.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:45 pm | Report abuse |
  228. Mark

    I cannot believe Matt was in the bottom 2!!!!! He is definitely one of the best this year. But America decides! Hopefully it's a wakeup call for all those who didn't vote for Matt thinking he would coast through.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:40 pm | Report abuse |
  229. Carol

    Anoop and Scott should be going, Megan will not not make it to the end but those two should go before her and should have went before Michael.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:38 pm | Report abuse |
  230. Kelly

    I didnt get to see the results show and forgot to DVR it, who was in the bottom three???

    March 26, 2009 at 9:38 pm | Report abuse |
  231. Reggie

    When I first heard that Matt was facing elimination, I did a double take. Matt's "Let's Get It On" belonged in the top 3, for sure.

    However, after further contemplation, it sort of made sense.

    You see, I voted for Adam. He's my favorite. Even though I really want to see Allison and Kris in the top 3, I'm only concerned about voting for my favorite contestant.

    I imagine most of America does the same. So, whereas Matt was definitely great, he's not many people's top choice. And when you're America's second (or third or fourth...) choice, you don't get their vote.

    Thus, Matt ended up in the bottom 2.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:38 pm | Report abuse |
  232. Heather

    I cannot believe Matt Giraud was in the bottom three. I can understand Scott and Michael.....but Matt?! The newest dark horse in the competition? Let me tell you that Megan should have been in Matt's shoes. Very disappointed but glad that he made it through. American needs to get out and vote for those who can actually sing and not just garner the sympathy or popularity vote!!!

    March 26, 2009 at 9:35 pm | Report abuse |
  233. Dan

    Adam, Allison and Matt were the best of the best last night!! I can't believe Matt was in the bottom 3! However, as the contest pool gets smaller and smaller there will inevitably be some shockers.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:32 pm | Report abuse |
  234. Deborah Bartolotta

    Megan is her name

    March 26, 2009 at 9:31 pm | Report abuse |
  235. AI Fan

    The only person on the show this season with the "wow" factor is Adam. He is a natural and it shows.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:30 pm | Report abuse |
  236. Forrest Crunk

    Neither of the people in the bottom 3 have the star quality to take it all, I don't see why this is so difficult to comprehend. Could you honestly see any of the bottom 3 being announced as the next American Idol? Please. Next week justice will be served and Scott will be mercifully shown the exit....

    March 26, 2009 at 9:30 pm | Report abuse |
  237. crazyidolfan

    I was stunned when Matt's name was called to walk across the stage and sit on that cold bottom three stool. What the heck is American thinking? I can see Scott, Megan, and Anoop going before Matt. Come on people don't play the Sanjaya game again and keep Scott longer then he needs to be there!!!

    March 26, 2009 at 9:30 pm | Report abuse |
  238. Deborah Bartolotta

    The blond haired lady whose name I can never remember has been tterrible every night.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse |
  239. Karin

    Shocking. No question about it, Megan needed to go home. She was a train wreck on Wednesday and in past weeks. Get this girl OFF the show. Michael was my bottom 2 mate for Megan, but definitely thought she would go before him. URGH!

    March 26, 2009 at 9:26 pm | Report abuse |
  240. Tweety

    I liked Michael's performance of Ain't Too Proud to Beg and thought the judges way to hard. I thought Megan or Scott should have gone first. Michael, like Simon said, couldn't go the distance, but he wasn't the worst of the week.

    I'm totally shocked that Matt was in the bottom two. He was awesome this week!

    March 26, 2009 at 9:25 pm | Report abuse |
  241. Mat

    Seriously, Danny's sappy story is ..well sappy but I just don't understand why people love him. He screams and not in a good way. Now I am not a big fan of Allison but boy can she "scream," and it actually sounds amazing.
    And the whole blind-guy-singing-better-because-he-is-blind is really overrated people. Come on America, I am sure that no one wants to be treated differently because of something like that. Ask Stevie.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:25 pm | Report abuse |
  242. Shaiyna

    When the bottom two were announced I spent a good deal of time yelling at the tv. I still can't fathom what America is watching because it can't be the same thing I am.

    March 26, 2009 at 9:17 pm | Report abuse |

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