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Jackson’s The Clarion-Ledger wrote an in-depth piece on Michael Simeon after his stunning Hollywood Week performance.
“I think he understands that it’s more than a singing competition,” [Linda Smith] said. “Those judges are looking at artistry, stage presence, personality, ability, certainly, but they’re looking for someone who can be a superstar in the very near future.”
Read the full article: “Ole Miss student advances on ‘American Idol’,” The Clarion-Ledger, February 6, 2015.
Last time we saw Michael, he was slow dancing with Jennifer and solidifying his position as “the one to beat” when it comes to winning that particular judge’s heart. Now he’s on that Hollywood stage, dancing not even an option.
Starpulse.com breaks down last night’s “American Idol.” Great job #TeamDimbles!
Members: Jaq Mackenzie, Michael Simeon, Nick Fradiani, and Hunter Larsen.
Song: “Rude” by Magic.
Impression: They had the best group performance of the night. Everyone sounded amazing and they did the most interesting choices with their performance and song. We’re not fans of “Rude,” but we loved their version of it.
Cuts: None. They all advanced to the next round.
The episode once again ended with a cliffhanger. In the next group, a member collapses.
Read the full article: “‘American Idol’ Recap: Hollywood Week-Groups Round Part 1,” StarPulse.com, February 6, 2015.
Hollywood Life has an in-depth recap of American Idol’s second night of Hollywood Week. In it, author Casey Mink highlight’s Michael’s big night! Be sure to show your support on Twitter and Facebook by using #TeamSimeon!
After night one of American Idol‘s Hollywood Week, it was clear that the talent this year was going to be serious, and so too was the pressure. Onto the second night of the week which some refer to as “the week from hell,” that continued to be true. While smooth crooner Michael Simeon was able to pull ahead, Alexis Granville couldn’t hack it and literally fainted on stage. Who went home? Who’s in it to win it? Check out a full recap!
Full article: “‘American Idol’: Alexis Granville Cracks Under Pressure & Faints“ Hollywood Life, February 5, 2015.
BuddyTV.com contributor Bill King wrote up a thorough review of “American Idol” season XIV’s Hollywood Week. He also declared Michael the winner of American Idol, so that’s a positive development.
Team Dimples, with Michael Simeon, Jaq Mackenzie, Nick Fradiani and Hunter Larsen, do a surprisingly good job with a terrible song choice in “Rude,” but the best part is when Jaq sings about putting on her “wet suit” to ask you a question. J-Lo professes her love for Michael, and all four advance, with Harry proclaiming that all but one of them will eventually be sent home (thus declaring Michael the winner?).
Read the full article: “‘American Idol’ Recap: Group Round and Panic Attacks,” BuddyTV.com, February 5, 2015.