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Last night, Danny Gokey sang Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus Take The Wheel.” As expected, he sang it well, although I don’t think it was his best performance.But in light of the media focus this week on the Christian aspect of this […]

I did an interview last week with Gil Kaufman from MTV about the number of Christian contestants on this season of American Idol. Later that same day, I talked to a reporter named Derrick from the Associated Press about the […]

Gil Kaufman, a writer for MTV, interviewed me this week for a story he was doing about American Idol and what seems like an unusual number of Christian artists in this season’s competition. I’ve been covering the Christian angle of […]

Last night, I was wrong about my American Idol predictions, and I’ve never been so happy: Kris Allen (pictured) made the Top 12! He, along with Allison Iraheta and Adam Lambert, join Alexis Grace, Danny Gokey and Michael Sarver in […]

** UPDATED POST HERE: American Idol Contestants With Ties to Christian Music – Round 2 & Updates I hate to admit it, but I spent hours this weekend surfing the net to do a little research on some of the […]

Last night’s episode of “American Idol” in Jacksonville was without much excitement. (You can read my American Idol recaps at But Kara DioGuardi did give contestant Darin Darnell some excellent advice. Darnell was a bit weepy because his buddy […]

I know it’s still early in the competition, but last night’s auditions in Kansas City showcased Danny Gokey, a singer from Milwaukee who lost his wife just four weeks before that audition. The show’s producers milked that story, didn’t they? […]