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I'll come back and now we have our weekly American Idol reveal was recalling -- and we check in with a former contest -- You are watching the season ten and now we have -- -- on season eight top fives and that thank you so much for being here.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Good and sell weaving in -- he can't top of all things American Idol an hour in.
The we were in the top twelve top eleven now -- keeping everybody need the right choice.
You know that's a hard question.
I mean there's always that there's people that I you know that you like they go home -- soon.
But -- I mean there's there's a lot of -- kids this year I was really impressed with the Hollywood rounds in dash.
Now that what were -- twelve or top eleven now where are we.
Yeah and now eleven last figures on Karen Rodriguez -- home.
That's right that's right you know you know there's a couple people -- you know.
I think it could have been heard last week but that's -- -- out of all of them are some talented kids this year shared.
And they an inning gotten this far so it's amazing that they all have such a great attitude about it before we continue talking obviously when he here.
Your thoughts on what it's like -- this -- in this process we do you have a quick interview we talked with turning -- her thoughts on leaving -- okay.
-- -- -- -- Planned eleven I want my life to be an American Idol is definitely on my list of what I wanted to -- -- it is it's so crazy so serial that I can.
Like that sped off like I've been on a Greg and I I never thought I was going to be top twelve American that I thought maybe I -- it's a Hollywood listens wouldn't -- you wouldn't comment is that like never what I imagine and I was going to be a finalist Jennifer says she's always rooted for me she believes in me so much Randy.
Tell me that I'm so old town and CNN and even need to hunt mean he -- mean he's Benny Hill you're amazing.
I imagine you know that I mean even no matter what stage of the game you mean it's.
Just an entire experience that you'll take with you -- -- -- -- for sure I mean.
After that you had never -- for a lot of kids it's just -- us as one of the coolest experiences in your life.
They college star school you know it's like.
You know one week -- back home and your player buyers and you know all of a sudden you're on TV in doing interviews with People Magazine in which you know -- 120 million people who we -- And that -- it's like it's a crazy experience you know and she just kind of take it for what it's worth and persist for some people you know it's their ticket you know and you know on -- mean as a musician.
And I don't for me it's really it's really helped my career allowed them.
I've been really -- you know just kind of always -- and then from from I've been blessed to have a lot of opportunities that would notepad without idol experience.
Sir I now what do you think -- -- it's a different game now got Jennifer Lopez they've got Steven Tyler.
What are you thinking of the new judges how are they doing so far and how would you have done singing in front and that the stars like.
You know I I think a little jealous of some of the kids the right how cool -- at -- as saying earlier about.
You know Iraq got Steven Tyler and many -- priestly.
I don't know about you I guess that I think -- is I think they're a little nicer this year and get regular consensus.
You know it's kind of funny being an American -- everywhere I go people like I wanna stop and tell me what they think about the show and everything you know like a cash.
So I get kind of a general -- -- -- yet people think their little nicer this year so maybe had you a little better you know I had to deal with -- myself.
That I yeah I do you know what you learn a lot from now he'll learn a lot friend -- in Edinburgh on CNN tonight -- gotten really far -- obviously they are on.
Your side -- I don't -- -- felony asking and you keep in touch with your fellow contestants.
I keep in -- -- a little bit you know surprisingly Iraqi protectors not just like the top -- five but you know I have a few friends that are you know what top 36 top.
You know 190 just -- -- have become friends it's it's almost like you're at a big fraternity rich yeah keep in touch with you know -- new -- god and you know I'll text Chris -- every now and then and you know even -- text me sometimes that's kind of cruel and.
Other people this out and now what -- you -- what are you working -- new music and a avenue website coming.
Yeah -- we're just about done here in my musical web site we have like FaceBook fan page.
And I'll -- on Twitter and all that -- yet match around music that comes almost -- that.
So do big photo shoot that just permit you know I just travel a lot of play a lot of -- -- -- And I do tons accounts -- in Michigan in that two people has been great fans keep coming out and I've gotten to write music and -- had a number one jazz single about a year ago -- -- -- have a single what Jim Brickman right now -- thank units are still getting our radio place up retooled -- people to call you up they had.
Heard you on the radio you know and South Carolina you know it's kind of it's good to actually experience that so I've been blessed.
Star and I -- back to season -- really don't wanna get your predictions as -- moving our.
Who are your -- -- this year who are the ones to -- It's -- so I'm looking at some pictures of them just to make sure I don't forget yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- Casey Abrams.
Minus and Ramona and I like volley get out of -- like Barbara -- a -- just great musician.
You know I know that it seems like the judges kind of really want us to get -- Laura and Elena and now.
You know a couple others that they're kind of question but I react.
I think she's great how selects that photo I think he's got -- I think he's really passionate -- yourself I mean I think Cameron I'm kind of them a fan of the bearded guys seems to see.
That -- founder Robert I could take risks and I feel like a lot of people do feel that way because we've seen this show announces its tenth season.
We know a good singers sound like and we have a key down one side she has this boy -- just and it's incredible it's great it's talent.
But I think that when you do something different.
Even better -- -- song like we saw Casey -- makes you stand out so how important is that.
Yes I mean I think it's very important you know this year.
They're showing a lot -- behind the scenes.
Their personalities you know Letterman cracked jokes allowed more than we got -- so that is also great Casey Abrams and you know they got great personalities notre funny.
But yeah I mean you know what I'm looking through like who's -- be a pop star in this market you know what I mean.
So you know who could really you know battle on the charts right now you know that's what I'm kind of look NN news I think some of them just kind of you know there's good I don't materials and there's actual you know pop star material in -- -- -- so we'll see what happens.
And it really they -- next ago.
Well this is a hard question I don't know.
-- I can't I don't really I don't want any eventually I know that let.
It seems like Fiat has been kind of the judges punching bag the last few weeks like this election just can't do anything right -- their eyes you know so maybe she'll go next I don't know.
Yeah me his pick fifteen is welcoming -- doesn't have the experience yet but.
Either way as we learned also from that your experience even if you don't win you still have.
Quite a career had abuse congratulations on everything.
And -- learning as I hope we get to talk with you again.
-- love -- thanks for your career but it -- and there and that is Nat throughout a season eight.
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