'American Idol' Recap: Scotty, Lauren and Haley Win One Round Each

Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina and Haley Reinhart were back on the stage of "American Idol" on Wednesday, May 18 after visiting their hometowns. The top 3 had to perform three songs: a song they chose for themselves, a song chosen by in-house mentor Jimmy Iovine, and a song picked by one of the judges. 

Scotty picked a country song, Lonestar's "Amazed", for round one. JudgesSteven Tyler thought Scotty took "that song up a notch," while Jennifer Lopez praised him for having "grown so much as a performer." Randy Jackson said, "It was a great song choice for you." 

Lauren chose "Wild One" by Faith Hill. As a guest mentor, Beyonce Knowles helped Lauren to be more confident. She was having fun during her performance and Randy liked it. J.Lo told her to "attack it like that every single time."  Read More...



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