This evening was Rat Pack Night on American Idol, a classy affair and all, which gave the remaining five Idols a chance to clean up real nice. That surely wouldn't be a challenge for the likes of Adam Lambert, who'd already proven he could rock a swanky suit and slicked-back pompadour, or for Matt Giraud, a man rarely seen without his cool-cat fedora hat. But what about casual hackeysacker Kris Allen or pink-tressed rebel girl Allison Iraheta? Or Danny Gokey, whose questionable past attire had included polar-expedition puffer coats?
And even more importantly, how would these singers--all under age 30--tackle songs from several generations ago and sound relevant in 2009?
Well, helping them out with that task tonight was surprise celebrity mentor Jamie Foxx, whom Ryan Seacrest described as a man that "transcends the boundaries of the entertainment industry." Yep, that's certainly true: ONLY Jamie Foxx could sing hip-hop songs about getting laydeez drunk on al-al-al-al-al-alcohol, makeRead More »from American Idol Top 5: Leaders Of The Rat Pack