Tuesday, January 11, 2011

American Idol Recap (Season 2)

The second of American Idol premiered on January 21, 2003 and continued until May 21, 2003. This season is won by Ruben Studdard.

Top 12-Motown
Kimberely Locke-(Love Is Like a) Heat Wave (Martha & the Vandellas)
Josh Gacin-Baby I Need Your Loving(The Four Tops)
Charles Grigsby-How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) (Marvin Gaye)
Kimberly Caldwell-Nowhere to Run (Marha & the Vandellas)
Rickey Smith- 123 (Len Barry)
Julia DeMato-Where Did Our Love Go (The Supremes)
Clay Aiken- I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) (The Four Tops)
Vanessa Olivarez-You Keep Me Hangin' On (The Supremes)
Corey Clark-This Heart of Mine (Is Weak For You) (The Isley Brothers)
Carmen Rasmusen-You Can't Hurry Love (The Supremes)
Treyence-Come See About Me(The Supremes)
Ruben Studdard-Baby, I Need Your Loving(The Four Tops)
Eliminated: Vanessa Olivarez

Top 11-Movie Soundtrack
Corey Clark-Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) (Phil Collins) (from Against All Odds)
Ruben Studdard-A Whole New World (Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle)(from Aladdin)
Treyence-I Have Nothing (Whitney Houston)(from The Bodyguard)
Clay Aiken-Somewhere Out There (Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram)(from An American Tail)
Kimberly Caldwell-The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)(Cher)(from Mermaids)
Josh Gacin-I Don't Want to Miss Thing(Aerosmith)(from Armageddon)
Carmen Rasmusen-Hoplessly Devoted to You (Olivia Newton-John)(from Grease)
Charles Grigsby- You Can't Win(Michael Jackson)(from The Wiz)
Ricky Smith-It's Might Be You (Stephan Bishop) (from Tootsie)
Julia DeMato-Flashdance....What a Feeling (Irene Cara)(from Flashdance)
Kimberley Locke-Home (Diana Ross)(from The Wiz)
Eliminated: Charles Grigsby

Top 10-Country Rock
Josh Gacin-Ain't Goin Down ('Til The Sun Comes Up)(Garth Brooks)
Treyence-I Need You (LeAnn Rimes)
Kimberley Locke-I Can't You Love Me (Bonnie Raitt)
Kimberly Cadwell-Anymore (Travis Tritt)
Corey Clark-Drift Away (Dobie Gray)
Carmen Rasmuen-Wild Angels (Martina McBride)
Ricky Smith- I've Done Enough Dyin Today (Larry Gatlin)
Ruben Studdard-Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyd)
Clay Alken- Someone Else's Star (Bryan White)
Julia DeMato-Breathe (Faith Hill)
Eliminated: Julia DeMato

Top 9-Disco
Ricky Smith-Let's Groove (Earth, Wind, and Fire)
Carmen Rasmusen-Turn the Beat Around (Vicki Sue Robinson)
Kimberly Cadwell-Knock on Wood (Amii Stewart)
Clay Aiken-Everlasting Love (Carl Carlton)
Treyence-I'm Every Woman (Chaka Khan)
Ruben Studdard-Can't Get Enough of Love, Babe (Barry White)
Josh Gacin-Celebration (Kool & the Gang)
Kimberley Locke-It's Raining Men (The Weather Girls)
Disqualified: Corey Clark

Top 8-Billboard Number Ones
Clay Aiken-At This Moment (Billy Vera)
Kimberley Locke-My Heart Will Go On (Celine Dion)
Ricky Smith-Endless Love (Diana Ross & Lionel Riche)
Kimberly Caldwell-(Everything I Do) I  Do It for You (Bryan Adams)
Josh Gacin-Amazed (Lonestar)
Carmen Rasmusen- Call Me (Blondie)
Treyence-The Power of Love (Celine Dion)
Ruben Studdard-Kiss and Say Goodbye (The Manhattans)
Eliminated: Ricky Smith

Top 7-Billy Joel
Kimberly Caldwell-It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
Ruben Studdard-Just the Way You Are
Kimberley Locke-New York State of Mind
Carmen Rasmusen-And So It Goes
Josh Gacin-Piano Man
Treyence-Baby Grand
Clay Aiken-Tell Her About It
Eliminated: Kimberly Caldwell

Top 6-Diane Warren
Kimberley Locke-If You Asked Me To(Celine Dion)
Clay Aiken-I Could Not Ask for More (Edwin McCain)
Treyence-Have You Ever? (Brandy)
Josh Gacin-That's When I'll Stop Loving You (NSYNC)
Carmen Rasmusen-Love Will Lead You Back (Taylor Dayne)
Ruben Studdard-Music of My Heart (NSYNC & Gloria Estefan)
Eliminated: Carmen Rasmusen

Top 5-1960s/Neil Sedaka
Ruben Studdard
Ain't Too Proud to Beg (The Tempations)
How Can You Mend a Broken Heart

Proud Mary (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Love Will Keep Us Together (Captain & Tennille)

Josh Gacin
Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye (The Casinos)
Bad Blood

Kimberley Locke
I Heard It Through the Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
Where the Boys Are (Connie Francis)

Clay Aiken
Build Me Up Buttercup (The Foundations)
Eliminated: Treyence

Top 4-BeeGees
Josh Gracin
Jive Talkin
To Love Somebody

Clay Aiken
To Love Somebody

Kimberley Locke
I Just Want to Be Your Everything

Ruben Studdard
Night on Broadway
How You Mend a Broken Heart
Eliminated: Josh Gacin

Top 3-Random, Judge's Choice, Idol's Choice
Kimberley Locke
Band of Gold (Freda Payne)
Anyone Who Had a Heart (Donnie Warwick) Randy Jackson
Inseparable (Natalie Cole)

Ruben Studdard
Signed, Sealed,  Delivered I'm Yours (Stevie Wonder)
Smile (Charile Chaplin) Simon Cowell
If Ever You're in My Arms Again (Peabo Bryson)

Clay Aiken
Vincent (Don McLean)
Mack the Knife (Bobby Darin) Paula Abdul
Unchained Melody (The Righteous Brothers)
Eliminated: Kimberley Locke

Top 2-Finale
Ruben Studdard
A House is Not a Home (Luther Vandross)
Imagine (John Lennon)
Flying without Wings (Westlife)

Clay Aiken
This is the Night
Here, There and Everywhere (The Beatles)
Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Simon & Garfunkel)

Winner: Ruben Studdard
Runner-Up: Clay Aiken

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