Music's Biggest Stars Pick Their
Alicia Keys did her thing,
while newcomer Joss Stone celebrated her 18th
birthday, sharing the stage with legend Donna
Summer. And Matchbox 20 front man Rob Thomas rocked
it with Rod Stewart and company -- all for VH-1's
"Save the Music Concert," benefiting
music programs in America's public schools.
But it seems even music's biggest stars are into
"Idol" worship, as the performers turned
to their favorite topic: "American Idol."
"Sometimes I catch it, and we have a good
time just watching and checking it out,"
Keys admitted. "It's always fun to see something
that's a little competitive in spirit."
Meanwhile, the guys from The Goo Goo Dolls liked
to boo Simon. "I like Paula Abdul, but I
hate that guy," one member said. "He
should be deported."
And Rob Thomas, who is celebrating the release
of his new solo CD, revealed he's rooting for
Scott Savol to win the competition: "I like
the big guy. He's got that cool New Orleans kind
And before "Idol" contestant Mario Vazquez
mysteriously dropped out of the competition, Rob
even sent text messages about him to host Ryan
Seacrest. "I'm friends with Ryan," Thomas
said. "I would send Ryan little messages
saying, 'Man, where's that kid? I love that kid?'"