Randy Jackson feels that all singing competition shows owe American Idol for their successful formula. In fact, he felt the need to respond to Adam Levine‘s comment from this week’s episode of The Voice, when he said, “The people that we’re not turning our chairs around for could win ‘American Idol‘.”
The Voice is a popular singing competition so comparisons to American Idol are inevitable. Even Adam Levine brought it up last night (full recap here), saying, “The people we’re not turning around our chairs for, could win American Idol.” Don’t make the mistake of shrugging off The Voice as just another Idol-wannabe. Last night’s episode soared in the ratings , pulling in even bigger numbers than its super-successful premiere.
American Idol and America’s Got Talent have dominated the ranks of primetime talent searches, but NBC is bringing a new contender to the table that breaks the rules of conventional singing competitions. It’s not about the looks, the wardrobe, or the stage presence — it’s all about the voice!
It seems like virtually everyone has heard Cee-Lo Green‘s smash single “F*** You” (aka “Forget You”). Even the singer’s 10-year-old son Kingston. (Oops.) This morning, on the Today show, Daddy Cee-Lo explained how he gets around the four-letter issue at home.