Phillip Phillips is clearly going to win American Idol. It's unclear why we're even letting season 11 play out.
The singer - who had never landed on a plane until he touched down in Hollywood and who impressed us so much with his initial audition of "Superstition" and "Thriller" - embodies pretty much every recent show champion, from David Cook to Kris Allen to Lee DeWyze to Scotty McCreery.
He once again proved his worth last night, as Idol took to California and Phillips took to the stage along with Reed Grimm and Travis Orlando.
Two of the three advanced to the next round. Who will join Phillip there? Watch and find out: