Auditions #5: San Antonio and Long Beach

Season 12, Episode 5 -  Air Date: 1/30/2013
3 Ratings

‘American Idol‘ Recap: S(ho)wdown in San Antonio

Only two more audition shows to go before we get to the real meat of the American Idol competition! Okay, so maybe Hollywood Week isn‘t the meat. It‘s more of the fried calamari after the stale bread, but before the soup or salad of Vegas Week and the seemingly endless main course that is the live shows. It‘s like the longest dinner ever. Either way, grab your butter knife and buckle your cowboy boots, cause we‘re headed to Texas for a good ol‘ fashioned hootenanny.There‘s really no sense of tension this week after the much-hyped Mariah Carey-Nicki Minaj feud disappointingly fizzled out. So it‘s really just time to sit through two hours of good singers and really bad singers and move on to the drama of Hollywood, which will whittle us down to our top 20 boys and top 20 girls. The only animosity I expect to see is the contestants who were deluded enough to think that making it through to see the judges meant they were good.
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