‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips Is Recovering From Kidney Surgery

Now that his kidney stones are gone, Phillip Phillips is ready to rock.

The “American Idol” winner is recovering from successful kidney surgery and will be able to perform for the show’s upcoming all-star concert tour.

“Surgery went well, he’s resting and will be ready for the Idol tour kick off on July 6!,” Leslie Fradkin from 19 Entertainment, the production company behind “Idol”, told TheWrap.com.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music-arts/american-idol-winner-phillip-phillips-recovering-kidney-surgery-healthy-upcoming-tour-article-1.1091713#ixzz1xAXmjT6H

Hollie Cavanagh Goes Home On American Idol

With the coveted home town hero visit on the line, four became three tonight on the “American Idol” results show.

But before their fate was revealed the foursome kicked the show off with a snoozy version of “California Dreamin”” by the Mamas and Papas.

Then, we got down to business, or so we thought. First up, double P as Ryan said. Jimmy called Phillip’s performance the beginning of Phillip coming into his own. But Ryan didn’t reveal a thing. He told Phillip to return to “the couch,” but said, those are not the results. Which means what?

Next up was Hollie, who struggled on her second showing last night. Jimmy understood why the judges were okay with Hollie’s Journey showing, but he didn’t agree. And of her Bonnie Raitt performance, Jimmy said, “she hit the opera button” and “crashed and burned.” But still, the torture for us and them continued as she too was sent back to the couch.

Read more: http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2012/05/10/american-idol-season-11-who-was-voted-off-tv-recap-4/?mod=google_news_blog

One On One With Scott MacIntyre – Season 8 American Idol Finalist

Check out another outstanding interview done by Marcus Shellenberger of the Pottstown Herald.  Marcus interviewed Scott MacIntyre at the Sovereign Center Reading, PA last week. 

http://pottstownherald.com/one-on-one-with-scott-macintyre-american-idol-contestant/