Lazaro Arbos
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘American Idol’ Contestant Lazaro Arbos!
By Tom Castaneda | 03/07/2013 - 12:32

Since his tear-inducing audition on this season of American Idol, Lazaro Arbos has captured America’s hearts with his tender voice, dapper style and oh-so-inspiring story.


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Devin Velez, Lazaro Arbos and Elijah Liu
'American Idol' Recap: Elijah Liu, Lazaro Arbos, and Devin Velez Rock the Semi-Finals!
By Sugey Palomares | 03/07/2013 - 09:40

The top 10 guys were serving up eye candy and romance during last night’s American Idol. Starting out the night was one of the judges’ favorites Elijah Liu, who had enough swag to seduce Nicki Minaj right off her seat (she did previously joke about wanting to have his baby after all).


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Jessica Sanchez sings on American Idol season 11
10 Latinos Who Should’ve Won 'American Idol'
By Kamren Curiel | 03/06/2013 - 11:14

In its 11-season run, American Idol has had only one Latino winner—proud part-Puerto Rican country singer Scotty McCreery (season 10)—which is why we rounded up 10 contestants we think deserved to win. So while we root for season 12's Breanna Steer, Tenna Torres, Lazaro Arbos, Devin Velez, and Elijah Liu and continue to mourn the elimination of mariachi songstress Victoria Acosta, check out our list of Idol winners. 


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Tenna Torres on American Idol on March 5, 2013
'American Idol' Recap: Tenna Torres Shines and Sings Faith Hill's "Lost"
By Sugey Palomares | 03/06/2013 - 09:55

Las Vegas was all about female power on last night’s American Idol! The top ten graced the stage as voting was finally opened up to fans at home. The infamous Zoanette kicked things off with a karaoke-worthy performance of Tina Turner's "What's Love Got to Do With It," which the judges painfully laughed at. Thankfully, that was just the start of the evening.


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Lazaro Arbos on American Idol February 28 episode
'American Idol' Recap: Lazaro Arbos Makes the Top 10 Guys!
By Kamren Curiel | 03/01/2013 - 09:49

Sudden death round 2 delivered quite the soul last night on American Idol, when the guys battled it out for the top 10.

Cuban cutie Lazaro Arbos continued to break hearts with his story about growing up with a speech impediment and taking a job at an ice cream shop so he didn't have to do "smart people stuff like talking."

The crowd loved his rendition of Keith Urban's "Tonight I Wanna Cry," but ironically Urban himself wasn't a fan.


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Breanna Steer on American Idol
'American Idol' Recap: Breanna Steer Will Bust the Windows Out Your Car
By Kamren Curiel | 02/28/2013 - 10:11

It was round two of sudden death on American idol last night and the ladies were up first again this week. We thought only one Latina remained (Tenna Torres) until a stunning performance of Jazmine Sullivan's "Bust Your Windows" by New Orleans native Breanna Steer drove judge Nicki Minaj to ask what her nationality was.

"I'm a lot of things," Steer said. "I'm Honduran, Black, Creole."

"You're giving me sexy on a stick," Minaj said to our newfound Latina.


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Devin Velez and Elijah Liu on American Idol on February 21, 2013
'American Idol' Recap: Devin Velez and Elijah Liu Make the Semi-Finals!
By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2013 - 09:27

It was time for the fellas to show their full potential on American Idols sudden death challenge last night. Ten guys graced the stage in Las Vegas for a chance to make it back to Hollywood, but only five made the cut.


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'American Idol' Recap: Tina Torres Survives Sudden Death Round!
'American Idol' Recap: Tenna Torres Survives Sudden Death Round!
By Sugey Palomares | 02/21/2013 - 09:45

American Idol introduced a new twist to narrow down their semi-finalists in the form of sudden death rounds. The 40 contestants remaining will brave it out on stage in Las Vegas in the hopes of making the top 20 and meeting the judges back in Hollywood, but only five out of ten will get chosen in the course of the next four episodes.


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Ashlee Feliciano on American Idol
'American Idol' Recap: Ashlee Feliciano Gets Eliminated - Top 40 Revealed
By Sugey Palomares | 02/15/2013 - 11:02

The ladies ran the show on this week’s American Idol! While we were huge fans of Jessica Sanchez last season, she couldn’t beat Philip Philips' appeal on the show. While the judges constantly reminded us that a woman hasn’t claimed the Idol throne since Jordan Sparks six years ago, we were desperately hoping for a Latina to take the stage and rock it!


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Matheus Fernandes on American Idol February 7, 2013
'American Idol' Recap: Matheus Fernandes Sent Home After Solo Night
By Sugey Palomares | 02/08/2013 - 10:32

Several significant cuts were made on last night’s male solo night on American Idol. Our hearts sank a little once Matheus Fernandes was cut from the competition. The 22-year-old singer appeared nervous about performing with a live band, but took the stage anyway and sang Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger.” Before his set, Fernandes mentioned his height challenge and how people bullied him growing up.


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