Idol‘s Janelle Arthur on Her Song-Reinvention Process, Group-Round Insanity and the Judges’ Tough Feedback on Her Duet With Kree


Originally posted on TVLine:

Janelle Arthur American Idol Idology interviewJanelle Arthur is not interested in being “a carbon copy” of any other singer — and that’s one reason she tried to put her own stamp on tunes from artists as varied as the Supremes, the Beatles and Dolly Parton during her American Idol Season 12 run.

The fifth-place finisher stopped by TVLine HQ to talk about the thought process that helped her flip “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” into a plaintive ballad (at the tender age of 14), her frustration that the Idol judges didn’t credit her for amping up the rock volume on “Dumb Blonde” and the original ditty that she was hoping to break out during Top 4 Week.

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Janelle also dished her near-disastrous Hollywood Week experience (alongside Angie Miller, Kez Ban and Breanna Steer); her ability to predict that she’d…

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