‘American Idol’ notes: Adam Lambert, Phillip Phillips, Janelle Arthur

American IdolBefore we dive into some “American Idol” notes pertaining to two of the most-popular past contestants on the show, let’s kick things off here by sharing a few parting words from the woman in Janelle Arthur who was sent home from the Fox singing competition on Thursday night.

Speaking to E! News after the show, Janelle promised that the producers were working on finding her someone pretty significant for her to sing with on the show’s upcoming finale airing on May 16. Not only that, but the singer also opened up a little bit about a specific connection that she had with a certain judge in Mariah Carey:

“Throughout the live shows, I’ve felt the most connected to Mariah … On results shows, she’s always like lookin’ at me. When I’m over on the couch, she’s always just like glancing over and she’ll give me some sort of wink or like a ‘you look pretty,’ and it makes me feel so good.” 

Adam Lambert’s big honor – Want to know just how well Adam is doing in China right now? Let’s just say that the world’s most-populated country has just given him a pretty incredible honor. We’ll let a message from the singer’s Twitter account really do the explaining for us:

“So honored to have received the Chinese Music Award for Fav International Artist tonight!! Thank u Channel V! I had so much fun performing!”

Speaking of that performance, check out clips of “Naked Love” and “Trespassing” in the box below.

Airplay love for Phillip Phillips – We haven’t talked radio airplay in a long time, but we thought we’d take a moment to highlight the fact the reigning champ’s “Gone Gone Gone” is probably going to be in the top ten of the Hot AC chart within the next few days. It’s certainly not often that we have seen a winner of the show have two singles that chart this high, so major applause to both Phillip and his team!

If you want to read some more “American Idol” news pertaining to the remaining four contestants, you can do so over at the link here.

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