On American Idol last night, Robbie Carrico was pretty much called a fraud by Randy Jackson. The show's resident dawg of a judge referred to Carrico's attempt to rock out with:

I don't know if the rock thing is really, really your thing... [Your voice] doesn't have enough grunt to really be like a rock voice...

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It doesn't take much to make Paula Abdul cry. Tears flow for this American Idol judge over her assistant purchasing the wrong shampoo. Or a broken remote control. Or a poorly mixed margarita.

Last night, however, it was the performance of American Idol contestant David Archuleta that left Abdul's mascara a mess.

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Jason Yeager is a relatively unknown American Idol semifinalist.

This Grand Prairie, Texas-native hasn't received the same amount of air time as fellow male contestants such as Michael Johns and David Archuleta. Therefore, the following interview - courtesy of The Fort Worth Star-Telegram - ought to help fans get a better idea of what this singer is all about...

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Despite a few female contestants being stricken with the flu during last night's American Idol auditions - Kristy Lee Cook and Joanne Borgella appeared especially affected - the women still blew away the men from the previous evening's set of songs.

Here's a look at the eight - yes, eight! - performances that we liked the most, along with a few comments from the judges related to them:

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After last night's weird rendition of "Jailhouse Rock," we may not be seeing Danny Noriega on American Idol for much longer. Along with Garrett Haley and Jason Yeager, he's a favorite to be voted off tomorrow.

We're not sure yet about the chances of Ramiele Malubay on the show, as she joins the other 11 season seven semifinalists for ladies' night this evening.

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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]