Joshua Ledet is a graduate of Westlake High School in Louisiana. This 19-year old started singing at the age of three in his father's...
American Idol Results: Who Made the Finals?
I love you guys so much because you have the courage to have a dream.
That's what Steven Tyler told the remaining three American Idol contestants tonight. Alas, for one of Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet, the dream is now over. So... following a painful Ice Age 3 tie-in and a performance by Adam Lambert, who got voted out of season 11?
American Idol Performance Recap: Round 2!
Ding! Ding! It's time for round two.
Following opening performances chosen by the judges last night, American Idol finalists Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet were left to choose their own material. Who made the best selection? Watch. Decide. Vote.
American Idol Performance Recap: Passing Judge-ment
It was a busy Tuesday for the trio of remaining American Idol finalists last night, as Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet sang three songs apiece.
That's a total of nine performances in two hours. Which of the opening acts did you like best? The judges selected the first numbers last night and we've posted each below. Watch now and then vote on your favorite.
American Idol Final 4 Review: California, There They Went!
Note to American Idol: Who the heck is picking the weekly themes this season?!?
With the assignments growing more and more random, last night the final four finalists - Phillip Phillips, Hollie Cavanagh, Joshua Ledet and Jessica Sanchez - were tasked with singing on track by a California native band or artist; and one they wish they had written themselves.
American Idol Performance Review: Great Britain, Great Performances?
After traveling back to the 1960s for their first round of performances last night, the final five on American Idol traveled overseas.
They covered a slew of British pop songs, with Joshua Ledet once again leading the way and an interesting race to the bottom unfolding. Who will be eliminated this week? Watch the second set of Idol covers from this week and then vote on the best...
American Idol Top 5 Review: Back to the 1960s...
There were no bell bottoms om stage. And we didn't notice a single civil rights protest.
But the American Idol finalists still took us back to the 1960s last night for their first round of performances. Who stood out? Joshua Ledet. Who might be in trouble? We're afraid to say, but Skylar Laine. Decide for yourself now as you watch the opening quintet of covers and then vote on your favorite...
American Idol Top 6 Performances: Choosing Wisely?
The top six on American Idol were given two tasks on last night's performance show:
The latter option led to tracks made famous by artists such as Jim Hendrix, Miley Cyrus and Dave Matthews. Who came out on top? Whose second round performance makes him/her deserving of your vote? Watch them all now and then cast it...
American Idol Top 6 Performances: Queen Me!
With an ailing Ryan Seacrest at the helm, and with the challenge in front of them to cover a band whose prime started and ended long before any of them were born, the American Idol final six took to the stage last night.
For their first song of the evening, Phillip, Skylar and company were asked to cover a classic by Queen. Who deserves to stick around? Watch all the initial round of performances now and then cast your vote...
American Idol Top 7 Performance Night: Soul Singing
Seven finalists. 14 performances.
On last night's American Idol, the remaining contestants sang a pair of tracks each: first, they covered a "Now" single from the year 2000 and beyond. Then, they went with a soul-based "Then" song, tackling artists such as Marvin Gaye and Otis Redding. Relive the latter half of the evening below and then vote on your favorite...
American Idol Top 7 Recap: Who Was the Best?
The American Idol Top Seven performed songs from the last three years last night, and drew mostly praise from the three judges for their contemporary covers.
A couple of singers were still a bit underwhelming, though, making for what should be an interesting, unpredictable results show Thursday evening.
Joshia Ledet: Simply Awesome on Simply Red
American Idol fans: if you don't know Joshia Ledet by now... what show have you been watching?!?
This soulful singer did it again last night, bringing all three judges to their feet with a passionate rendition of a Simply Red remake from the 1980s, "If You Don't Know Me By Now." Can you believe Ledet is only 19 years old?
Joshua Ledet Has a Way About Him
Joshua Ledet chose very well on last night's performance edition of American Idol.
The soulful singer chose one of Billy Joel's more heartfelt ballads, sitting calmly and serenading viewers with a rendition of "She's Got A Way." Heejun Han's goofy take on "My Life" it was definitely not. See for yourself:
American Idol Power Poll: The Top 10
With the American Idol top 10 taking the stage again tonight, and with this shaping up to be one of the more hotly-contested seasons to date, it's time for the first THG Power Poll of the season.
Who do you see as the favorite right now?
Joshua Ledet Receives Standing O on American Idol
From a giant tub of crawfish to a standing ovation for all in attendance, it was a good night for Joshua Ledet on Wednesday.
The American Idol finalist first received a gift of those creatures from his friends in Louisiana, and then proceeded to gift viewers with a beautiful cover of Michael Bolton's "When a Man Loves a Woman."
Josh Ledet Makes a "Wish" on American Idol
"Mantasia" himself, Joshua Ledet, led off American Idol's Top 13 with a rendition of Stevie Wonder's "I Wish" that he said was "totally out of my comfort zone."
With a little help from a piano player with a gospel background similar to Joshua's, you wouldn't have known it Wednesday night. He did a nice job with it.
Joshua Ledet: The Next Fantasia?
The bar is already set very high for Joshua Ledet.
This season 11 hopeful covered a song by one American Idol icon last night (Jennifer Hudson's "You Pulled Me Through") and was then referred to by Steve Tyler as "Mantasia," a clear reference to season four winner Fantasia Barrino.