Friday, January 14, 2011

American Idol Recap (Season 5)

The fifth season of American Idol premiered on January 17, 2006 and concluded on May 24, 2006.  American Idol was aired in high definition for the first time in the show history. This season was won by Taylor Hicks.

Top 12-Stevie Wonder
Ace Young- Do I Do
Kellie Picker-Blame It on the Sun
Elliott Yamin-Knocks Me off my Feet
Mandisa-Don't You Worry
Bucky Covington-Superstition
Melissa McGhee-Lately
Lisa Tucker-Signed,Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
Kevin Covais-Part Time Lover
Katherine McPhee-Until You Come Back to Me
Taylor Hicks-Living for the City
Paris Bennett-All I Do
Chris Daughtry-Higher Ground
Eliminated: Melissa McGhee

Top 11-1950s
Mandisa-I Don't Hurt Anymore (Dinah Washington)
Bucky Covington-Oh Boy (Buddy Holly)
Paris Bennett-Fever (Peggy Lee)
Chris Daughtry-I Walk the Line (Johnny Cash)
Katherinc McPhee-Come Rain or Come Shine (Ella Fitzgerald)
Taylor Hicks-Not Fade Away (Buddy Holly)
Lisa Tucker-Why Do Fools Fall in Love (Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers)
Kevin Covais-When I Fall In Love (Nat King Cole)
Elliott Yamin-Teach Me Tonight (Frank Sinatra)
Kellie Picker-Walking After Midnight (Pasty Kline)
Ace Young-In the Still of the Night (The Five Saints)
Eliminated: Kevin Covais

Top 10-2000s
Lisa Tucker-Because of You (Kelly Clarkson)
Kellie Picker-Suds in a Bucker (Sara Evans)
Ace Youny-Drops of Jupiter (Train)
Taylor Hicks-Trouble (Ray LaMontagne)
Mandisa-Wanna Praise You (Mary Mary)
Chris Daughtry-What If (Creed)
Katherine McPhee-The Voice Within (Christina Aguilera)
Bucky Covington-Real Good Man (Tim McGraw)
Paris Bennett-Work It Out (Beyonce)
Elliott Yamin-I Don't Wanna Be (Gavin DeGraw)
Eliminated: Lisa Tucker

Top 9-Country
Taylor Hicks- Take Me Home, Country Road (John Denver)
Mandisa-Any Man of Mine (Shania Twain)
Elliott Yamin- If Tomorrow Never Comes (Garth Brooks)
Paris Bennett-How Do I Live (LeAnn Rimes)
Ace Young-I  Wanna Cry (Keith Urban)
Kellie Pickler-Fancy (Reba McEntire)
Chris Daughtry- Making Memories of Us (Keith Urban)
Katherine McPhee-Bringing Out the Elvis (Faith Hill)
Bucky Covington-Best I Ever Had (Gray Allan)
Eliminated: Mandisa

Top 8-Queen
Bucky Covington-Fat Bottom Girls
Ace Young-We Will Rock You
Kellie Pickler-Bohemian Rhapsody
Chris Daughtry-Innuendo
Katherine McPhee-Who Wants To Live Forever
Elliott Yamin-Somebody to Love
Taylor Hicks-Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Paris Bennett-The Show Must Go On
Eliminated: Bucky Covington

Top 7-Great American Songbook
Mentor: Rod Stewart
Chris Daughtry-What a Wonderful World
Paris Bennett-These Foolish Things
Tayor Hicks-You Send Me
Elliott Yamin-It Had to be You
Kellie Pickler-Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered
Ace Young-That's All
Katherine McPhee-Someone to Watch Over Me
Eliminated: Ace Young

Top 6-Love Songs
Mentor: Andrea Bocelli
Katherine McPhee-I Have Nothing (Whitney Houston)
Elliott Yamin-A Song For You (Donny Hathaway)
Kellie Pickler-Unchained Melody (The Righteous Brothers)
Paris Bennett-The Way We Were (Barbara Streisand)
Taylor Hicks-Just Once (James Ingram)
Chris Daughtry-Have You Really Ever Love a Women (Bryan Adams)
Eliminated: Kellie Pickler

Top 5-Songs of Birth Year/Current Billboard Top 10
Each Contestants sang two songs.

Elliott Yamin
On Boardway (George Benson)
Home (Michael Buble)

Paris Bennett
Kiss (Prince)
Be Without You (Mary J. Blige)

Chris Daughtry
Renegade (Styx)
I Dare You (Shinedown)

Katherine McPhee
Against All Odds (Phil Collins)
Black Horse and Cherry Tree (KT Tunstall)

Taylor Hicks
Play that Funky Music (Wild Cherry)
Something (The Beatles's George Harrison)
Eliminated: Paris Bennett

Top 4-Songs of Elvis Presley
Each contestant sang two songs.

Taylor Hicks
Jailhouse Rock
In the Ghetto

Chris Daughtry
Suspicious Minds
A Little Less Convesation

Elliott Yamin
If I Can Dream

Katherine McPhee
Hound Dog/All Shook Up
Can't Help Falling in Love
Eliminated: Chris Daughtry

Top 3-Clive Davis's Choice, Judge's Choice, Contestant's Choice
Each contestant sang three songs.

Elliot Yamin
Open Arms (Journey) Davis's choice
What You Don't Do for Love (Bobby Caldwell) Paula Abdul's Choice
I Believe to My Soul (Ray Charles)

Katherine McPhee
I Believe I Can Fly (R. Kelly) Clive Davis's Choice
Over the Rainbow (Judy Garland) Simon Cowell's Choice
I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blue (Ella Fitzgerald)

Taylor Hicks
Dancing in the Dark (Bruce Springsteen) Davis's Choice
You Are So Beautiful (Joe Cocker) Randy Jackson's Choice
Trying a Little Tenderness (Otis Redding)
Eliminated: Elliott Yamin

Top 2-Two Contestant's choice, and Coronation Song
Katherine McPhee
Black Horse and the Cherry Tree (KT Tunstall)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Judy Garland)
My Destiny

Taylor Hicks
Living for the City (Stevie Wonder)
Levon (Elton John)
Do I Make You Proud

Winner: Taylor Hicks
Runner-Up: Katherine McPhee

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