'American Idol' Elimination Recap: Who Are The Final Two?

With only one week until the next "American Idol" winner is crowned, the field was wide open during the final elimination show. In my mind, there were two deserving competitors and two marketable competitors, and the pairs were not necessarily the same. I'll leave it to you to decide which of the three remaining singers fit those categories.

Regardless, three had to become two, so without further ado: The last contestant to be eliminated before the finale was ...

Joshua Ledet.

My marketable pair won out! I'm mostly just stoked to have a girl in the finale again. If we're judging by pure vocal talent, Jessica should be a lock, but can she break the four-year winning streak of white guys with guitars? We'll find out next week, after saying goodbye to "the most exciting showman we have in the contest right now," as Jimmy Iovine dubbed Joshua. Read More...



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