Yes, we're serious. Last night was the genre-busting Grand Ole Opry night on American Idol, and some unexpected performers pleasantly rose to the occasion.

The biggest story? Anoop Desai, who sucked royally last week on Michael Jackson night, turned in a surprisingly sold rendition of Willie Nelson’s “Always on My Mind.”

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How's this for an American Idol spoiler: a staff member has allegedly been telling people that the show’s creators have already chosen this season’s top four.

There are still 11 contestants America gets to choose from.

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Is American Idol already a two-man race?

Last season, it wasn't too far into the finals when it became clear that David Cook and David Archuleta would be the pair to beat.

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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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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]