American Idol Quotes
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I didn't watch Idol because I grew up from, you had to play clubs. If you don't play in front of the people and get your hard knocks from that and get booed, [you don't learn] how to stand up when you fall back down.
— Steven Tyler saying American Idol changed music business / February 23, 2011
Steven, he’s been on the scene for 40 years touring. You have so much information, you have so much experience and so many little titbits you don’t even realise you have in your mind. You see someone perform, and you’re in the position to go, ‘Hey, you know what? Why don’t you think about this? You know what I see? I see this.’
— Jennifer Lopez loves her judging role on American Idol as she can pass her experience to pop hopefuls / February 15, 2011
I like to wait until they have their top 12.
— Adam Lambert hasn't watched this season of American Idol yet / February 11, 2011
I haven’t seen a full episode. I’ve seen three minutes of a recap. From what I’ve seen and from what I’ve heard, it all seems to be going well. What I was more concerned about the ratings falling off a cliff, and that the whole genre might be over. But people are still excited about these shows, whether Dancing With the Stars, which has gotten better over the years, America’s Got Talent. I think they’ve done a good job.
— Simon Cowell saying he didn't watch a full episode of American Idol after he left the judging panel / February 08, 2011
I'm glad I don't have to do that anymore. It's so hard to tell people that they aren't good. Every time I tried to think of some funny way, or some kind of way, to say it and I don't have any of that pressure anymore.
— Ellen DeGeneres is glad to get out of American Idol / February 05, 2011
Some people walk in there and it's a crazy funny thing and then some people walk in there and they really can sing and they have this story. It's real people who are really out there really going through some stuff and who have dreams. I think that's the magic of it.
— Jennifer Lopez about American Idol / February 04, 2011
We have a great time, When things come out of his mouth, I think half of the reaction is, I whip my head to the side and I'm like, 'Did you just say that?'
— Jennifer Lopez on Steven Tyler's antics on the American Idol / February 04, 2011
I thought that about a few different people. And as we go through the process and I see them perform more and more, it changes. That's how many good people we have.
— Jennifer Lopez saying the 10th season of American Idol already has some frontrunners / February 04, 2011