'American Idol' Recap: The Top 6 Tackle Queen

Here's a scary fact: Four out of the Top 6 "American Idol" contestants weren't even born when Freddie Mercury died in 1991, so expecting them to nail Queen classics might've been something of a stretch, especially since out of the remaining hopefuls, only Elise Testone truly qualifies as a rock singer.

Still, the "Idol" producers were apparently feeling sadistic tonight, so we got an hour of poor Queen imitations and an hour of contestants' choice -- which had the potential to be satisfying, since the wannabe Idols tend to excel when they're actually allowed to tackle culturally relevant tracks. We also had a sick Ryan Seacrest, who spent much of the hour looking like he was on the verge of throwing up or passing out (flashbacks to Hollywood Week, much?). Read More...



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