Pictures: Chris Pizello
Third time lucky.
When Cuban-American singer Lazaro Arbos was eliminated from American Idol last month, the reality-singing competition got its first female-only final five in its 12-season history.
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Never sing a female pop star’s song if you’re a guy.
At least, not if you’re a contestant on American Idol.
If it were solely up to US pop star Jennifer Lopez, she would have used American Idol’s only “judges save” to keep him in the competition for one more week.
The 11th season of American Idol returns in a week. But will you tune in loyally every week? Or have you cheated on Idol with The X Factor USA and The Voice?
TNP PICTURE: Yap Ning
HE SINGS about keeping promises in his song, What Are Words?
HE DIDN'T get dumped.
SIMON Cowell is the judge with the midas touch.
TNP PICTURE: Kelvin Chng
IT LOOKS like two years away from American Idol hasn't dulled Paula Abdul's sense for a winner.
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