It's clear who the American Idol judges favor at this point on season 10.

Immediately after his tremendous rendition of "A House is Not a Home," Jacob Lusk was told he was placed on the show via "divine intervention" (Steven Tyler) and that he was clearly the next Luther Vandross (Jennifer Lopez).

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The top 12 men got the semifinal round of American Idol off the a VERY strong start last night. Diverse and talented, the group made it a pleasure to live blog the 90 minute show.

While we'd accept arguments on behalf of Casey Abrams, Jacob Lusk or Paul McDonald as best of the night, our vote goes to James Durbin. A rocker whose confidence, range and overall personal is reminiscent of Adam Lambert, Durbin was nothing if not original.

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Welcome to THG's first American Idol live blog of season 10. With the top dozen men taking to the stage tonight and singing for your vote, we're here to offer commentary and insight along the way.

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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]