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Tag: American Idol

April 5, 2012 | 10:11 am

Video: San Jose High School Senior DeAndre Brackensick Sings ‘I Like It’ on ‘American Idol’

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San Jose Oak Grove high school senior and top-eight ‘American Idol’ contestant DeAndre Brackensick sang “I Like It” on the show last night. That’s DeBarge‘s “I Like It,” for the philistines among you. Video here… Bonus: Here’s DeAndre singing at a school Christmas concert last year.

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May 16, 2011 | 10:21 am

Video: Watch American Idol’s James Durbin Perform in Santa Cruz

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James Durbin, dropped from “American Idol” last week, drew 30,000 fans to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on Saturday for a free concert. Watch below: More video at the Santa Cruz Sentinel.

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‘Idol’ James Durbin Coming Home for ‘Durbin Day’

May 13, 2011 | 2:31 pm

‘Idol’ James Durbin Coming Home for ‘Durbin Day’

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We just caught wind via the San Jose Mercury News that James Durbin, the American Idol contestant who was voted out of the competition this week, will indeed perform to a hometown crowd in Santa Cruz this Saturday evening as originally planned. It’s all part of what’s being called: Durbin Day. A day after he […]

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Santa Cruz’s James Durbin Off ‘American Idol’

May 12, 2011 | 6:58 pm

Santa Cruz’s James Durbin Off ‘American Idol’

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[Update, Friday 3 p.m.: James Durbin will appear Saturday at a hometown celebration at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. ] Here’s a shocker, and a distinct bummer, if you’re a fan of Santa Cruz’s own James Durbin: He was voted off “American Idol” this evening. The show is not even airing yet in the Pacific […]

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‘A Different American Idol’

May 12, 2011 | 3:50 pm

‘A Different American Idol’

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Update: James Durbin was voted off ‘Idol’ tonight. The result was in well before the show went on the air here on the West Coast. More on the vote: Santa Cruz’s James Durbin Voted Off ‘American Idol.’ A local favorite could make it to the American Idol finals tonight. 22-year-old James Durbin has inspired fans […]

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