Joanne Borgella, a semi-finalist, died on October 18, 2014.Changes were planned for season 7 designed to return attention to the contestants by providing more information on their backgrounds and families.
Dio Guardi served as a judge on American Idol for its eighth and ninth seasons.
Let’s just be thankful he didn’t grab the mic after Wednesday night’s absurd “Jessica in peril”/”The end is the beginning” intro and shout: “I worked with T. ” — and yet somehow managed to get the likable teenager in a relaxed, un-robotic state of mind for the evening’s opening number.
” So let’s raise a Coke cup to the Dawg, and get into this week’s performances.
In 2011, she was a head judge on the Bravo singer-songwriter competition series Platinum Hit.
and attended elementary school at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School in Scarsdale, New York, followed by The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, New York, before earning a degree in political science at Duke University.