Phillip Phillips: Hard to Handle on American Idol

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It wasn't a great night for the presumed favorites on American Idol.

All three judges criticized Jessica Sanchez for turning the beat around, while Phillip Phillips also paid for putting down his guitar and picking up a Black Crowes cover.

Randy Jackson made his feelings clear, telling Phillips "you are like a fish out of water doing this" in response to his take on "Hard to Handle," while Jennifer Lopez was a bit more forgiving.

"It just comes out of you," she told the season 11 hopeful. Watch this laid back crooner try to rock out a bit more than usual now and judge the performance below:

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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]