'American Idol' Recap: James Durbin Weeps, Haley Reinhart Gets Standing Ovation

The May 4 performance show of "American Idol" had "Now and Then" as the theme. The five remaining contestants performed two songs: one current song and one tune from the 1960s. Jimmy Iovine was joined by Sheryl Crowto mentor the gang this week. 

The competition started with contemporary songs and James Durbin opted to sing "Closer to the Edge" by 30 Seconds to Mars. Though it was not so special, the judges only had good words for him. Steven Tyler called it "nice going" and "beautiful", while Randy Jackson said, "Now you're showing us where you could go as an artist...James is in it to win it, America."  Read More...



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