On last night's American Idol, Allison Iraheta received praise from the judges on her vocal stylings. The panel mostly agreed that she knocked No Doubt's "Don't Speak" out of the park.

When it came to this aspiring rock star's outfit, however, the criticism was as pointed as the praise was effusive.

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This week's American Idol results show lacked the drama and surprise of last Wednesday's installment, when Alexis Grace was shockingly sent home.

Instead, Michael Sarver received the lowest-number of viewer votes - and everyone in the building knew that the judges would not save the nice oil rigger, as he sang another rendition of "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" last night.

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Because Barack Obama thinks another Presidential address is more important than this week's motown-based auditions, American Idol has been bumped to tomorrow night.

But with the show down to its final 10 contestants, it seems like an ideal time to unveil our first power rankings of the season. Who's on top? And who is barely hanging on to the number-five spot? Find out now!

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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]