Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Irony: “American Idol” 2nd Place HunterGirl Out-Charts Winner Noah Thompson on iTunes

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Isn’t this the way we thought it would go?

Last Sunday, HunterGirl (real name Hunter Wolkonowski) lost “American Idol” in the final moments to Noah Thompson. She should have won. He was fine, but bland. They are each country artists.

On Tuesday both singers released singles. And now who’s ahead on iTunes?

HunterGirls’s “Red Bird” is number 10. Thompson’s “One Day Tonight” is number 11.

It was pretty clear on Sunday that HunterGirl would be one in a long line of “Idol” so called losers who would do better than the winner.

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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