American Idols Live 2011 – Salt Lake City Utah – Live Blog

OMG. The look on Haley’s face!  Photo via @hlovesidol

American Idols Live Blog

Spoilers from THR

REVIEWS: Read Brian Mansfield’s thorough live blog HERE, Salt Lake City Tribune review.

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Edited Clips

Opening

Set List:

  • The GirlsLady Gaga – “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga
  • Pia Toscano – Empire State of Mind
  • Pia Toscano and Stefano Langone – “California King Bed” by Rihanna
  • Paul McDonald – Maggie May by Rod Stewart
  • Thia Megia – “Who Says” by Selena Gomez
  • Pia, Thia, Haley & Naima – “Tightrope”
  • Stefano Langone – “Grenade” by Bruno Mars
  • Stefano Langone and the Girls doing “DJ Got Us Falling In Love.” by Usher
  • Guys w/o Scotty- “Animal” by Neon Trees
  • Naima Adedapo – “On The Floor” by Jennifer Lopez
  • Pia Toscano – New Single! “This Time”

Better Video

Better Audio

  • Lauren, Pia and Thia – “Firework”
  • Casey Abrams – “Smooth” by Rob Thomas and Santana
  • Casey Abrams and Haley Reinhart – Moanin
  • Casey Abrams – Harder to Breath by Maroon 5
  • Group Number – “Forget You” – Minus Scotty
  • INTERMISSION
  • Lauren Alaina – “Flat on the Floor” by Carrie Underwood
  • Lauren Alaina – “Like My Mother Does” New Single!
  • Lauren, Haley, Thia, and Stefano – “If I Die Young” by The Band Perry
  • James Durbin – “Sweet Child o’ Mine” by Guns and Roses
  • James Durbin – “Uprising” by Muse
  • Jacob Lusk – “Never Too Much” by Luther Vandross
  • Jacob Lusk with Pia, Naima and Stefano – “You’re All I Need To Get By” by Marvin Gaye and Tami Terrell
  • Haley Reinhart – “House of the Rising Sun”
  • Haley Reinhart – “Bennie and the Jets”
  • Scotty McCreery – “Your Man” by Josh Turner
  • Scotty McCreery – “Are You Going to Kiss Me Or Not” by Thompson Square
  • Scotty McCreery – “I Love You This Big” New single!
  • Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina – “When You Say Nothing At All” by Alison Krause
  • Scotty McCreery with Lauren, Thia, Pia and Haley – “Gone” by Montgomery Gentry
  • Entire Group: Medley James & Lauren – “Here I Go Again” by Whitesnake, Paul McDonald, Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams join with “Faithfully” by Journey, Stefano Langone and Naima Adedapo join with “Walk This Way” by Aerosmith, Thia Megia and Jacob Lusk join and everyone sings “Any Way You Want It/ Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin” by Journey.

Pia Toscano and Thia Megia: Opening Night Interview VIA USA Today

Casey Abrams, Paul McDonald & Naima Adedapo: An opening night interview Via USA Today

Scotty McCreery, Haley Reinhart & Stefano Langone interview Via USA Today

Lauren Alaina, James Durbin and Jacob Lusk: Opening Night Interview

Lauren Alaina says she’ll appear on a soap opera, but does not spill which one. She hopes to release her album by September. James Dubin hopes to release an album by the end of the tour (!!!) Jacob Lusk is looking at Broadway and film offers.

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