Earlier this week, Simon Cowell said he hoped a female would come out on top of American Idol this season.
As loyal fans know, the judges often tweak comments and try to manipulate votes in the direction of contestants they're cheering for, so this is a comment worth taking seriously.
Rodriguez brings energy and a big voice to the stage. Let's face it, she's also gorgeous. Scott, meanwhile, is one of several singers that appears to be following the mold of Taylor Swift, singing beautifully and strumming her guitar.
Contrast the hopefuls below and let your voice be heard...
Which of these contestants will go farther on American Idol?
We've also pitted Crystal Bowersox and Janell Wheeler against one another. Cast your vote between those two hopefuls now!