We're halfway done with the first 12 "American Idol" semifinalists tonight. Who do you believe is leading the way? Check out Sonya Sorich's AI blog. Hit the link.
Another male singer to watch is Anoop Desai, of Chapel Hill, N.C. Nicknamed "Anoop Dog," he's earned a fan following thanks to YouTube videos of performances with his college a cappella group. Not to mention his widely circulated thesis on Southern barbecue.