Jessica Sanchez may have had the lowest number of votes on American Idol last week, but she earned the judges' save in a moment even more dramatically befuddling than last season's save of Casey Abrams.
Before Jessica could even sing a full verse of her "save me" song, the Idol judges stormed the stage. Jennifer Lopez yanked the mic from her hand and said, "This is crazy! Yes, we're using the save. You ain't going home. Go sit down; go sit down." Randy Jackson then admonished the...read more
Few American Idol contestants have polarized fans like Jasmine Trias has. They either love the 17-year-old Hawaiian cutie — or they can't stand the tone-deaf little so-and-so! Last week marked the end for Trias, who smiled through her tears all the way to the final three. Now that Fantasia and Diana are left to fight it out, she has time to take on a few of our nagging questions. Hey, it should be a piece of pineapple upside-down cake for the Mililani girl who faced Simon's slams and lived to tell the tale!
Simon commented that everyone in Hawaii would have to vote to save Jasmine. Then, she beat out La Toya London! Did Hawaii really do it or was that just hype?According to Verizon, Hawaii logged more calls during Idol's two-hour voting period than all of the company's 29 coverage states — with the exception of New York and California. So it could've happened. "They said Hawaii voted a lot that week wread more
American Idol watchers know Jasmine Trias as the Hawaiian girl who's very proud of her state. The 17-year-old singer, now one of two finalists from Group 4, just can't stop talking about it! "I want to put Hawaii on the map," she tells TV Guide Online. "People have misconceptions that we still live in grass shacks on the beach. Or that the hula is the only type of dance we know."
Like the other Idol wannabes, Trias just wants to stand out amidst a crowded group of finalists. "I have a different look," she says, "especially with the flower in my hair. In the Hollywood auditions, Simon told me to keep the flower. He likes it."
Is there any romantic significance to a girl sporting flora in her follicles? "Yes, it's like earrings," she says. "If you wear your flower on the right ear, you're single. And if you wear it on the left, tread more