This week is your last chance to vote in CU Independent’s “End of the Decade” series. The fate of the final five movies, live music performances, TV shows and albums is in your hands. Today, vote to see if one of the Michael Jackson’s last performances can best a performance from fan-favorite, Boulder-based band. On Wednesday, find out if “South Park” still remains the king of controversial cartoons or if “The Sopranos” will prove its the better show. Finally, whose album will you choose to fill the last two spaces in our Top Ten on Thursday?
Today’s choices for Live Music Tuesday are…
Clay Aiken’s performance of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” (2003): During season two of “American Idol,” one of the best performances came from runner-up Clay Aiken, whose rendition of Simon and Garfunkel’s hit won him the hearts of America even though he didn’t receive the “Idol” crown.
Michael Jackson’s and Britney Spears’ performance of “The Way You Make Me Feel” (2001): When the King of Pop had his 30th anniversary special, the Pop Princess made a surprise appearance to perform one of his hit singles from his 1987 “Bad” album.
Barbara Padilla’s performance of “Time to Say Goodbye” (2009): For her quarter-final performance, the cancer survivor turned opera soprano got a standing obviation from all three judges after performing one of Andrea Bocelli’s hits and made it all the way to the Top Two of this season’s “America’s Got Talent.”
Madonna and Gorillaz’ performance of “Feel Good Inc/Hung Up” (2006): After an awesome opening that involved the Gorillaz’ computer animation characters, the Queen of Pop wowed the Grammy Award crowd with her latest dance club hit.
3OH!3’s performance of “Don’t Trust Me” (2008): One of the hottest bands that Boulder has produced broke out with their latest alternative/hip-hop hit, which catchy lyrics wowed the crowd at the Fox Theatre.
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