Idol Thoughts: Top 10 Revealed


I have to admit, I’m pretty pleased with how America voted this week. The Top 10 Finalists for American Idol 2013 are:

Angela Miller – Source: via Jennifer on Pinterest

  1. Janelle Arthur – Cute little old school country singer. She has a beautiful voice but by virtue of not really being one of my top genres, she’s not super high on my list.
  2. Candice Glover – Amazing voice and a judge favorite so not surprising, but again probably not in my top genres.
  3. Kree Harrison – One of my personal faves, her voice is just effortless and I love that she is so real and down to earth.
  4. Amber Holcomb – Also very talented, though I personally found her song this week a bit boring (don’t hate me).
  5. Angela Miller – Another from my personal Top 4, I think she’s amazing and it seems like everyone agrees with me – yay!

Kree Harrison – Source: via Jennifer on Pinterest

Paul Jolley – Source: via Jennifer on Pinterest

  1. Lazaro Arbos – I just adore his voice and being able to watch him go from stuttering to speak to singing some of the best performances each week is kind of amazing. He’s got a great story, very marketable.
  2. Curtis Finch, Jr. – He has a great voice, not really my thing but at least he can sing unlike a lot of the contestants who were sent home last night.
  3. Paul Jolley – A favorite of mine if you haven’t noticed. I think he has an awesome voice and he and Lazaro are the two guys who I can say “I’d buy that album.” Which for me is what separates the contestants who are very good with the ones I’m calling a favorite.
  4. Burnell Taylor – His song didn’t really do much for me this week but the judges clearly love him and I don’t think there’s anything wrong with this voice at all. I wasn’t surprised to see him go through.
  5. Devin Velez – Again, a judge favorite and he does have a very nice voice there is just something about him that does nothing for me personally.

Lazaro Arbos – Source: via Jennifer on Pinterest

I  am disappointed that Nick Boddington didn’t make the cut. He’s the only contestant from the Top 20 that I thought deserved to go forward that didn’t.

There were other contestants that I thought were fine but didn’t perform well and all of those contestants were sent home so really, this week was not a big upset for me. If anything the herd has finally been thinned properly.

Well done America!


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