American Idol Episode Recap: The Top 5 Perform

This week American Idol took on songs from both the present and past generations, which is a nice change from sticking to one artist throughout the show. Sheryl Crow was the mentor of the week and a nice addition to the rehearsal process. Crow, who's a talented singer and songwriter in her own right, had some thoughtful notes and criticism that the kiddies seemed to really respond to. (Did you know she was a backup singer for Michael Jackson?) And James Durbin, of all people, seemed the most excited to be working with her.

Hey everyone, it's Robyn Ross, the girl who interviews all the Idols post-elimination, filling in for Adam this week. While I'm not sure I have as accurate of a musical ear as my colleague, I'll try my best to weigh in on all the performances. So let's get to it. Read More...


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