AMERICAN IDOL

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  1. cutNglue

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    I like Adam too. Kris is too vanilla for me. Sorry Kara, I don't get inspired every time I hear him sing. I haven't connected to him at all.
     
  2. Upsadaisy

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    But Kris does play guitar and piano, so he has a lot to offer a record label. I think Adam will win, but I'm kind of bored with him. He does have talent, though, so he is deserving. Could you imagine him writing his own songs? I'm not sure. Kris I could imagine.

    I liked Kara's song, but it didn't do much for either one of them. It sounded hard to sing, too.

    Tonight should be very entertaining. Wonder if Nicole Kidman will be in the audience?
     
  3. peggy27

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    Go Adam! I am all for a winner who is different than usual.
     
  4. sue35

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    Wow. I like Kris a lot but there is no way he should have won, even he said it. What makes me sad is that I am sure that some people voted for Kris just because they did not want a gay idol. There is just no comparison between the two.
     
  5. MuggleBug

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    I'm so glad Kris won. I think Adam definitely had his fan base - and he's very talented, but I think his style is so unique that it didn't necessarily appeal to a wide range of people (enough to win over the extra votes he needed). He'll be better off without the American Idol title, though.

    I'm certain Kris grabbed all of Gokey's votes. I don't see his supporters throwing their votes to Adam.

    Such a great finale. I would have been fine with either one winning, but I've been a Kris fan since the beginning so I was pretty happy to see him win.
     
  6. TeacherSandra

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    wow; what a show; I was actually kinda bored until they started to bring out the variety of singers; so I was anxious to see who would be next!

    Adam has a very unusual voice; and he has stage presence! I actually wanted him when he tried out during preliminaries; but my heart went with Kris as of last week.

    Both guys will do very well in the music world.
     
  7. sue35

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    In a way I feel like neither of them should have won. Adam shouldn't because he needs a label that will support him and his outrageousness, and Kris because he seems like a John Mayer type who should write his own music, which i doubt they will allow.
     
  8. sue35

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    I said Kris from the beginning and I told my boyfriend to bet on it. Had he listened we would have won 400 dollars!
     
  9. deedee

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    I think Adam will do much better having not won the idol top spot ...and i dont think it had anything to do with him being gay .He has a great voice and will go far making music the way he wants!

    I think Chris meets the mark for the type of music thats put out by idol winners.
     
  10. cutNglue

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    I never liked Kris so I won't be following him but I'm not disappointed that Adam didn't get it. It sometimes is better that way especially because he needs to do his own thing. I'm shocked because usually I at least like both finalist and this time I didn't but I know enough people did so that's what matters.
     
  11. Kat53

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    Well crap! I am looking at threads during commercial breaks and didn't even think about the time difference! Now I know who wins! Oh well, my fault and I didn't watch the season anyways. Just last night.
     
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    SHUCKS! Adam didn't win. :eek:How can America not know which one of the two can sing?! Remember the year with Ruben and Aiken?(sp?) It's going to be like that and I hope ADAM will go on and show that he's got a lot more talent than what America's vote said.:D
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  13. shouldbeasleep

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    I thought it was overall a great show tonight. Nice duets with the American Idol singers and the stars.

    Great season, everyone! It's a wrap!
     
  14. ILoveMyCello

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    I didn't care for either throughout the season. I am glad Kris won. I am fine with Adam being gay-but I think having pictures of yourself in drag and tounging other guys on the internet sets a terrible example for teenagers who follow the show closely.
     
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    I'm not a diehard fan of AI, but I've been watching a few episodes this season. Adam is almost the BEST OF THE PREVIOUS MALE WINNERS & I can't believe he didn't win. The voters got it wrong this time around. The audience seemed to be speechless too. Kris is nothing special.
     
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    I think that Kris will be another of those American Idol winners who we hear about occasionally and that Adam will have a great deal of success. Although Adam was my favourite, by far, I'm glad that he won't be tied to the Idol "machine" and will be free to do his own thing (and I still want to adopt him!)
     
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    Adam will have the better career
     
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    I was shocked.... but happily.... I wasn't really voting for either one of them throughout the season, so I was cheering for the underdog Chris.

    Hubby told me good news last nite...we are going to the tour!!!!
     
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    I was shocked Adam didn't win. His duet with Kiss and Queen was awesome. Could have done withoput the chick in the swimming suit with the boob job. But now Adam can do the album he wants.
     
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    The highlight for me was seeing Jason Mraz perform. I really like him and his music!
     

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