Vote for the Girls: 100 Women Picked

The first Vote for the Girls post of 2015 is the special episode “100 Women Picked.”

100 Women Picked
100 Women Picked

Part 1 of 6: When Siobhan Magnus got eliminated on the ninth season of American Idol, Crystal Bowersox became Vote for the Girls’ very first pick on April 28, 2010 and started the tradition of getting female contestants into the American Idol finale. Also included in this clip is the 100 Women Picked introduction.

Part 2 of 6: Pia Toscano’s elimination nearly a year earlier causes the judging panel of the eleventh season of American Idol to realize that they made the right decision to spare the would-be elimination of Jessica Sanchez. Also included in this clip is a 2012 interview with Robyn Hurd (1961-2012) shortly before her death as well as Alex & Sierra’s win on the third season of “The X Factor USA” .

Part 3 of 6: Lazaro Arbos’ elimination creates an all-female top five as well as Vote for the Girls’ first American Idol victory after the webmaster got alerted the night before (she had said she was done watching American idol after the previous season) to vote for eventual American Idol winner Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb, and Janelle Arthur. Also included in this clip is a the most memorable Vote for the Girls win from the “Lauren & Haley” campaign.

Part 4 of 6: When Rachel Crow got eliminated on the first season of “The X Factor USA,” Melanie Amaro was the last female contestant standing and won the show as well as the very first Vote for the Girls’ victory. Also included in this clip is Cassadee Pope getting Vote for the Girls’ first victory from “The Voice.”

Part 5 of 6: When DaNica Shirey became the last female contestant and was unfortunately eliminated on the seventh season of The Voice, the moderator panel unanimously decline the Vote for the Girls loss. Also included in this clip are Christina Grimmie’s journey on the sixth season on The Voice, which has some parallels to DaNica Shirey, and a short segment with Ava Zinn explaining about the Moderators’ Veto (similar to the judges’ save on American Idol).

Part 6 of 6: Included in this clip is the announcement of Vote for the Girls’ 100th pick and some clues on who that person is–she previously competed on ABC’s Rising Star and lives in Florida.

So who is the 100th Vote for the Girls pick? Karen Hornsby of Jacksonville, Florida or Macy Kate from Saint Petersburg, Floirda?


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