Popular American Idol Quotes
This is just the way the music business is. When youâ€™re performing in front of 25 to 30 million people and youâ€™re not making the effort to make your self into a star I donâ€™t think youâ€™re doing yourself any favors so thatâ€™s why I said it.Simon Cowell
Randy Jackson: Dude, you are so good tonight, you are exactly what this show is about: finding the best singer we can find and the best singer of season seven is right there!
You are... delivering unbelievable songs with integrity and originality.Paula Abdul [to David Cook]
David Cook: You know, everybody's got an opinion, and tonight was Archuleta's night. I have to concede it: The kid came out all three songs and nailed it. But I walk away from this with my head held high.
I started this season â€” much to Simonâ€™s chagrin â€” as the word nerd and Iâ€™m absolutely at a loss for words. Thank you guys. This is amazing. Thank you.David Cook
I want to congratulate both of you. It wasnâ€™t quite so clear as we called it. In fact, David [Cook], I will take this opportunity to apologize because I think I was verging on disrespectful with you and I donâ€™t think you deserve that.Simon Cowell
He's been my role model. Just a great person to look up to. He's been my big brother through this.David Archuleta [on David Cook]
The respect that I have for David Archuleta is very much past a competitor thing. He has more talent at his age than I know what to do with at 25.David Cook
David Cook: For me it just made the whole experience full circle. In August I stood in line in Omaha, Nebraska, at 5:30 in the morning when it was raining -- with no intention of auditioning. And now I'm here, and I got to share that moment with the same two people I stood in line with seven, eight months ago.
This show is a springboard, but itâ€™s still a crapshoot. I could easily walk out of this arena and be just a regular Joe tomorrow. I hope thatâ€™s not the case. Itâ€™s kind of up to everybody else.David Cook
Sleep as much as you can because you don't get any sleep. It's a year later and I still haven't gotten a whole eight hours of sleep yet ... I'm still reeling from winning last year. But, I guess I would say just try and enjoy every moment you have.Jordin Sparks [to David Cook]
It will probably be a rock record. That's a pretty vague generalization. I just want to make a record that makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up.David Cook