Thursday, January 21, 2010

"American Idol" 1/20

Orlando:

Guest Judge: Kristin Chenowith

WINNERS:
Seth Rollins (28-year-old from Lakeland, FL)
Jermaine Purifoy (Cleveland, TN; previously auditioned two seasons ago)
Janell Wheeler (Tampa, FL)
Brittany Starr James (Coral Springs, FL)
Kasi Bedford (Seminole, FL)
Amanda & Bernadette Desimone (sisters from Cherry Hill, NJ)
Matthew Lawrence (Starke, FL)

JUST BARELY MADE IT:
Shelby Dressel (Avon Park, FL)
Jay Stone (Miami, FL; he's a beat-boxer like Blake Lewis)
Cornelius Edwards (Boynton Beach, FL; he did a split towards the end of his rendition of Tina Turner's "Proud Mary")

CLOSE BUT NO CIGAR:
Theo Glinton (Fort Pierce, FL; too loud)

MOST NOTABLE ZONK:
Jarod Norrell (28-year-old from Marietta, GA; after bombing out on "Amazing Grace", security had to take him away!!!)

19 advanced on the first day, and another 12 made it through on the other day; Kristin wasn't there for most of Day 2.

Upcoming audition cities:

My 24th birthday (January 26th): L.A. (Guest Judges: Avril Lavigne & Katy Perry)
January 27th: Dallas
February 2nd: Denver

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