'American Idol' Recap: Top 12 Girls Face Off; Jennifer Lopez Gets 'Goosies'

It was girls' night on Wednesday's American Idol as the 12 lady semifinalists faced off for a much-coveted slot in the finals: a handful of frontrunners emerged while others fell flat. Everyone either sang Adele, or got compared to Adele. (Our verdict: too much Adele.)

Let's begin with Shannon Magrane, 16, a shoo-in for the top 10 with an undeniably powerful voice and Faith Hilllooks. She performed Kathy Troccoli's "Go Light Your World" -- a maudlin song with a cloyingly inspirational message -- looking like a Miss Teen USA hopeful with a too-prim, too-precious dress and ... we nearly fell asleep. But despite Magrane's too-mature music selection and appearance, the judges unanimously praised the pageant-y performance, giving new meaning to the term "overrated." Read More...



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