American Idol Top 12: While some of the American Idol men struggled their first night before a live audience, Jacob Lusk, Casey Abrams, and Scotty McCreery deliver solid performances. And, Idol adds online vote to America's ballot options.
America Idol's Top 24 were revealed Thursday night, and early favorites such as Casey Abrams and Lauren Alaina did well. But America's 15-year-old sweetheart, Jacee Badeaux, is sent home in the final double elimination.
For American Idol, Los Angeles was a breeding ground of bizarre auditions, including the performance by Matt Frankel. Thankfully a few contestants, such as the Guitierrez brothers, saved LA's reputation as a city of artists.