Get Your Fresh Intelligence Daily

SUBMIT

Idol: Sarver Odd Man Out In Record-Setting Week

Mar. 27 2009, Updated 8:30 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

A record-setting 36 million voters determined this week's fate of this season's American Idol contestants -- and the numbers weren't kind to Michael Sarver.

Idol: Giraud Makes The Cut, Barely

The 27-year-old Texan's rendition of Ain't Too Proud To Beg failed to register with voters or judges, who declined to exercise their power to save a contestant with low audience votes from elimination.

"Michael, you're going home," Simon Cowell bluntly told him. "Sorry ... it just wasn't good enough."

Article continues below advertisement

Studdard's Homecoming A Highlight Of Motown Week

Sarver might not have been too proud to beg, but kept his pride intact all the same, staying positive in defeat. He said he was happy for the chance to be a part of the American Idol tour this summer.

Advertisement

© Copyright 2021 Radar Media Group LLC. Radar and RadarOnline are registered trademarks. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.