[American Idol 2011] Jennifer Lopez Cries Over Sending ‘Inspiring’ Contestant Home
Poor little Jenny from the block was in tears sending away over half of the remaning contestants (specifically one early season favorite) after they stumbled through some [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beatles[/lastfm] tunes in Vegas, got axed (or moved on to L.A.) and whittled down to the last twenty-four.
Except we only got to see ten of the contestants that went through.
The remaining 61 contestants headed to Las Vegas’ Mirage Hotel & Casino and performed Beatles songs for the Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE show.
Interscope Records president Jimmy Iovine and producer [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Alex Da Kid[/lastfm] were there with other music industry elite who dispensed advice to those remaining.
Here were some of the best performances:
Kendra and Paul – “Blackbird”
Pia and Karen – “Can’t Buy Me Love”
Robbie, Aaron and Jordan – “Got To Get You Into My Life”