'American Idol:' The Top 5 Elimination Results Recap

Last night, 60 million 'Idol' fans texted, called and Facebooked in their votes for the Top 5 and tonight, we learned whose run was cut shot, but not before multiple plugs for J.Lo's new album, a Lady Antebellum performance, a surprisingly fun Gordon Ramsey segment and a shout out to Steven Tyler's new tell-all.

Before the night's festivities began in earnest, the remaining five took to the stage for another Glee-wannabe group sing of The Turtles' 'Happy Together.' As I watched James, Jacob, Scotty, Lauren and Haley perform, I was struck by what a diverse bunch we've got this season. Though I'm not a dyed-in-the-wool fan of any of 'em, we've got a nice cross-section of musical genres this season, with country, gospel, rock and soul all well (at times) represented. But yes, the group sing was bad. It's just proof that the Top 5 should just be left to do their own thing. Read More...



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