Simon Cowell has banned all Alicia Keys songs from American Idol auditions, says the U.K. Mirror. Apparently he’s sick of them. I can understand that. I know I’m supposed to love Alicia Keys. And I do sort of love her in theory – like jogging – but in practice she bores and sort of annoys me.

She’s just so earnest. And repetitive. And earnest. And repetitive. So, one can imagine what it might be like to have to hear her songs performed hundreds of times in one day often, undoubtedly, quite badly.

A seemingly unruffled Keys was quoted as saying “At first he stopped people singing Fallin’ but now none of my songs are allowed!” ………………..

Im taking it this was one of Simons Audtions …. click here