Perhaps inspired by the attention given to The Bachelor for its twist of an ending this season, American Idol shocked viewers last night.

No, the show didn't announce one finalist, only to take back the honor and anoint someone else a few minutes later.

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Lil Rounds accomplished two impressive feats last night:

Following an incredible performance  by Rounds (pictured below) of Mary J. Blige's "Be Without You," the rarely-coherent judge said: "I think we'll be seeing you in the next rounds... and the next rounds... and the next!"

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Allison Iraheta, Adam Lambert and Kris Allen are officially household names.

This trio of aspiring singers were named to the finals on season eight of American Idol last week. Let's get to know each crooner a bit better.

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The second round of semifinal auditions on season eight of American Idol were scheduled for last night.

Unfortunately, Barack Obama decided that a nationally televised address to Congress, regarding the dire economic situation, took precedent over Paula's latest antics and Ryan's latest immature jokes.

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You've heard them sing in front of a national audience.

Now, let's see what the first three finalists on this season of American Idol - Danny Gokey, Alexis Grace and Michael Sarver - have to say about their experience so far. Each spoke to reporters this week about life on the show...

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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]