American Idol featured Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery, the two youngest contestants ever to face-off for the title. But did the decidedly unremarkable American Idol finale teach the producers that they should be careful what they wish for?
American Idol finalists Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery are the youngest ever. Was that part of the American Idol Season 10 makeover strategy?
American Idol reached another record number of votes in the last results show before the finale. With over 95 million votes, American Idol fans opted for a country finale and sent Haley Reinhart home.
American Idol countdown: With only one week until the finale, the last three contestants each took on three songs Wednesday night. Haley Reinhart may have had some literal missteps, but her Led Zeppelin cover was spot on.
American Idol contestants were treated to Lady Gaga as a mentor and girl-power surged. Among the American Idol final four, Lauren Alaina and Haley Reinhart delivered Wednesday, while the boys faltered.
American Idol said goodbye to Jacob Lusk. Lady Antebellum performed its new single, and JLo also sang on American Idol Thursday night.
American Idol contestants are down to the Final Five. The most impressive American Idol performances Wednesday night: Haley Reinhart, James Durbin, and Scotty McCreery.
American Idol Season 10 has already resulted in the controversial elimination of Pia Toscano. But Thursday's elimination of Casey Abrams shows that at this point in the American Idol finals, even the talented favorites are not safe.
American Idol recap: Singer-songwriter Carole King brought out the best in American Idol contestants Scotty McCreery and James Durbin this week. Will it be enough now that the odds are 50/50 for landing in the bottom three?
Pia Toscano left American Idol two weeks ago in a surprise elimination. But don't cry for Pia. Next week, Pia Toscano will bring her talents to ABC's Dancing with the Stars.