Thursday, March 5, 2009

AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 8 RESULTS WHO ARE THE TOP 13 ON MARCH 5, 2009 - WILD CARD ROUND PERFORMANCE AND RESULTS ON MARCH 5, 2009 AT 8:00 EST, 7:00 CST



TOP 13 AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 8 PICTURES

Latest American Idol Season 8 results on March 5, 2009 - Who are the finalists to join Alexis Grace, Michael Sarver, Danny Gokey, Allison Iraheta, Adam Lambert and Kris Allen, Jorge Nuñez , Scott MacIntyre and Lil Rounds in Top 13 American Idol Season 8?

Wild Card Round Results:

Anoop Desai
Megan Joy Corkrey
Jasmine Murray
Matt Giraud

American Idol judges for The 8th Season of American Idol are Kara DioGuardi, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest is the host


First 3 Contestants Who Sailed Through To The Finals Top 12 are:

Alexis Grace


Alexis Grace, 21 (born June 9, 1987), from Memphis, Tennessee – auditioned in Louisville, Kentucky. Has a young daughter and is engaged to marry the child's father.

Song Title: "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" (Aretha Franklin)

Michael Sarver

Michael Sarver, 28 (born February 9, 1981), from Jasper, Texas – an oil rig roughneck worker who auditioned in Phoenix, Arizona. Is married, and has two children.

Song Title: "I Don't Want to Be" (Gavin DeGraw)

Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey, 28 (born April 24, 1980) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin – a praise and worship music director who auditioned in Kansas City, Missouri along with best friend Jamar Rogers. Both made it to the Hollywood rounds, but Rogers was eliminated at week's end. Four weeks before the audition, Gokey's wife, Sophia, diagnosed with a congenital heart disease, passed away. His wife had motivated him to try out before she died.

Song Title: "Hero" (Mariah Carey)


2nd Group - 3 More Contestants Who Sailed Through To The Finals Top 12 are:

Kris Allen - (born June 24, 1985) is a 23-year-old from Conway, Arkansas, auditioned in Louisville, Kentucky. He's best known for his group performance of "I Want You Back" by The Jackson 5 during Hollywood week.
Song Title: "Man in the Mirror" (Michael Jackson)

Allison Iraheta
- (born April 27, 1992) is a 16-year-old from Los Angeles, California, who auditioned in San Francisco, California. In 2006, she won $50,000 and a recording contract after competing in a Telemundo reality show, Quinceanera.

Song Title: "Alone" (Heart)

American Idol Season 8 - Adam Lambert - Rolling Stones - Satisfaction Video Clips on February 25, 2009 (Thank you and credits to 5J4R6B9 Channel)

Adam Lambert - (born January 29, 1982) is a 27-year-old stage actor from Los Angeles, California, auditioned in San Francisco, California. Before auditioning for American Idol, he was in the touring cast of Wicked. His version of "Some Kind of Wonderful" and "Believe" made him a judge favorite.

Song Title: "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (The Rolling Stones)

The results has been announced by host, Ryan Seacrest and here are the results of the 3rd Group Contestants on March 4, 2009:


3rd Group - 3 More Contestants Who Who Managed To Be In The Finals Top 12 American Idol Season 8 are:

Jorge Nuñez - 20 (born May 12, 1988) from Cidra, Puerto Rico – auditioned in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is fluent in English, French, and Spanish, and is one of only two Puerto Ricans who made the top 36. His idol is Luis Fonsi.

Song title: "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" (Elton John)

Scott MacIntyre - 23 (born June 22, 1985) from Scottsdale, Arizona – a pianist who auditioned in Phoenix, Arizona who is almost blind. MacIntyre plays several instruments including the piano. Classically trained, he has been internationally profiled on various TV affiliates such as CNN, national and local news, radio, and print media as pianist, vocalist, and songwriter.

Song title: "Mandolin Rain" (Bruce Hornsby and the Range)

Lil Rounds - 24 (born November 14, 1984) from Memphis, Tennessee – auditioned in Kansas City, Missouri. Her house in Memphis was previously destroyed by a tornado on February 5, 2008.

Song title: "Be Without You" (Mary J. Blige)

Results on March 5, 2009 for Wild Card Round

1. Von Smith
2. Jasmine Murray - Top 13 Finalist of American Idol Season 8
3. Ricky Braddy
4. Megan Corkrey - Top 13 Finalist of American Idol Season 8
5. Tatiana Del Toro
6. Matt Giraud - Top 13 Finalist of American Idol Season 8
7. Jesse Langseth
8. Anoop Desai - Top 12 Finalist of American Idol Season 8



Anoop Desai - 22 (born December 20, 1986) from Chapel Hill, North Carolina – a college student who auditioned in Kansas City, Missouri. He impressed the judges when he auditioned in Kansas City.[17] While at school he was one of the lead singers of the UNC Clef Hangers, a vocal group that covered multiple genres of music. He was the 4th-highest vote getter of group 1, getting only 20,000 less than Michael Sarver.

Song title:
1. "Angel of Mine" (Monica)
2. "My Prerogative" (Bobby Brown)

Megan Joy Corkrey - 23 (born August 5, 1985) from Sandy, Utah – a font designer auditioned in Salt Lake City, Utah with the song "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man."

Song title:
1. "Put Your Records On" (Corinne Bailey Rae)
2. "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree" (KT Tunstall)

Jasmine Murray -16 (born March 14, 1992) from Starkville, Mississippi – a high school student who auditioned in Jacksonville, Florida with the song "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fergie. Murray is the second former Miss America's Outstanding Teen contestant to be a semi-finalist on this season of American Idol. She was Miss Mississippi's Outstanding Teen 2007.

Song title:
1. "Love Song" (Sara Bareilles)
2. "Reflection" (Christina Aguilera)

Matt Giraud - 23 (born May 11, 1985) from Kalamazoo, Michigan – a dueling pianist who auditioned in Louisville, Kentucky. For his audition he sang "I Don't Want to Be" by Gavin Degraw. His group version of "I Want You Back" and "Georgia on My Mind" made him a judge favorite.

Song title:
1. "Viva la Vida" (Coldplay)
2. "Who's Lovin' You" (Jackson 5)

3rd. Group Performance on March 4, 2009


Ju'Not Joyner, 26 (born November 6, 1982) from Bowie, Maryland – auditioned in New York. He previously auditioned in Philadelphia for Season 7 and made it to Hollywood Week, but he was cut in the second round.

Song title: "It's Yours" (J. Holiday)


Scott MacIntyre, 23 (born June 22, 1985) from Scottsdale, Arizona – a pianist who auditioned in Phoenix, Arizona who is almost blind. MacIntyre plays several instruments including the piano. Classically trained, he has been internationally profiled on various TV affiliates such as CNN, national and local news, radio, and print media as pianist, vocalist, and songwriter

Song title: "Lost" - Coldplay



Nathaniel Marshall, 19 (born September 19, 1989) from Malone, New York – auditioned in New York. He grew up with various family members in New York because his mother was in jail for most of his life. He is probably best known for his emotional outbursts during Hollywood Week.

Song title: Disturbia" - Rihanna


Jorge Nuñez, 20 (born May 12, 1988) from Cidra, Puerto Rico – auditioned in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is fluent in English, French, and Spanish, and is one of only two Puerto Ricans who made the top 36. His idol is Luis Fonsi.

Song title: "No Me Doy Por Vencido" - Luis Fonsi


Von Smith, 22 (born June 15, 1986) from Kansas City, Missouri – auditioned in Kansas City, Missouri. He gained some success via his YouTube videos that garnered him a national attention, leading to an appearance on The View in 2007. Soon thereafter he was offered, and eventually signed, a recording contract with Kon Live Distribution.

Song title: "Circus" - Britney Spears


Alexander “Alex” Wagner Thugman, 19 (born June 4, 1989) from Studio City, California – a sophomore at the University of Miami who auditioned in Phoenix, Arizona. At his audition, he mentioned he had previously sung in his closet so he wouldn't disturb his family but was forced to stop because an infection caused by the mold inside.

Song title: "I Love College - Asher Roth


Arianna Afsar, 17 (born October 22, 1991) from San Diego, California – auditioned in Phoenix, Arizona, singing "Put Your Records On" by Corinne Bailey Rae. When she was 12 years old, she founded a program called "Adopt A Grand-Friend," where teenagers visit nursing homes to spend time with the elderly and perform for them. Afsar is a former Miss California's Outstanding Teen and placed first runner-up at the 2006 Miss America's Outstanding Teen pageant. She is half Bangladeshi and half European American.

Song title: "Love, Save the Empty" (Erin McCarley)

Felicia Barton, 26 (born March 6, 1982) from Virginia Beach, Virginia – auditioned in Louisville, Kentucky, singing "Put Your Records On" by Corinne Bailey Rae. She made it to the Top 54 and was eliminated, but was brought back to replace Joanna Pacitti, who was disqualified.

Song title: "No One" (Alicia Keys)


Kendall Beard, 24 (born October 18, 1984) from Austin, Texas – auditioned in San Juan, Puerto Rico, singing "The Ashes" by Martina McBride. She is dyslexic and had previously wanted to audition for the show but decided to wait until she finished college.

Song title: "Last Name" (Carrie Underwood)


Kristen McNamara, 23 (born August 5, 1985) from Napa Valley, California – auditioned in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a sixth place finalist on the fourth season of Nashville Star, and also previously competed on Star Search.

Song title: "It's All Coming Back to Me" (Celine Dion)


Lil Rounds, 24 (born November 14, 1984) from Memphis, Tennessee – auditioned in Kansas City, Missouri. Her house in Memphis was previously destroyed by a tornado.

Song title: Be Without You" (Mary J. Blige)


Taylor Vaifanua, 17 (born January 12, 1992) from Hurricane, Utah – auditioned in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her family is from Samoa.

Song title: "When I Grow Up" (Pussycat Dolls)

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