American Idol Season 9, Episode 27 Recap: The Top 9 Revealed

One more singer's bid to become the next American Idol champ came to an end. Before the results, former Idol champ Ruben Studdard stopped by, showing off his new figure and new single. Plus, Usher and Diddy delivered a couple of visually interesting but otherwise lackluster performances. So, which singer got eliminated by America's votes? Let's find out.

First of all, tonight's overly dramatic intro package was an annoying promotion for the Clash of the Titans remake. The producers mixed footage of the film with clips from last night, suggesting the singers are in a life-or-death battle and that Simon Cowell is the Kraken. (Is "Release the Kraken!" the only line Liam Neeson utters in this film?) In truth, the only thing Idol and Titans have in common is that I am increasingly less and less interested in watching either of them.

Some quick thoughts on the night's performances: - American Idol Episode Recap: The Top 9 Revealed


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