Adam Lambert, Kris Allen, AT&T and the American Idol vote

Check out my latest CNET Asia blog post.

Here’s an excerpt.

In the Philippines, as elsewhere around the world, the shocking loss of Adam Lambert to Kris Allen in Season 8 of American Idol has created a lot of buzz online, with fans wondering about what is arguably the most stunning upset in Idol history.

Now, a New York Times article has come out saying that Idol sponsor AT&T, whose mobile network is the only one viewers can use to text their votes, might have swayed the results in favor of Allen.

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