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She brought tears to the eyes of Jennifer Lopez and the crowd to its feet on American Idol last night.

But when all was said and done, MK Nobilette was eliminated from the Fox competition.

The first openly gay contestant in show history, Nobilette told reporters after the news was announced that she sort of saw it coming.

Farewell, MK Nobillette

"The whole night kind of sucked," Nobilette said, adding of her Wednesday performance. "I definitely did the worst out of everybody because I fumbled so hard. "

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There was a surprise surgery for someone's birthday... a dead supporting character... and some seriously hot sex.

Just an ordinary night of Thursday television this week? Not exactly. We rundown the highlights below and make it easy for readers to watch TV online in order to catch up.

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It was Richard Webber's birthday on GREY'S ANATOMY and Bailey gifted him with an unusual surgery. A really, really unusual surgery.

Elsewhere, Jackson and April got an unexpected, unpleasant surprise from the former's mother. Watch Grey's Anatomy online to find out what she wanted:

Staying on ABC, SCANDAL had one question to answer on the appropriately-titled "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang."

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And then there were nine.

Following dinner with the finalists, Jennifer Lopez took to the stage and performed "I Luh Ya Papi," including alums such as Pia Toscano, Allison Iraheta and Jessica Sanchez in the opening.

It was a hot dance number, gotta give J-Lo that.

American Idol Top 10 Photo

But here's what everyone really wants to know: MK Nobilette, Dexter Roberts and Majesty Rose fell to the Bottom 3.

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The American Idol Top 10 were on the Edge of Glory last night.

They were Pumped Up for Kicks, while telling the Story of [Their Lives] and hoping the viewers would see them as Perfect.

Yes, Sam Woolf, M.K. Nobilette and company went contemporary on the latest performance episode, belting out songs made it big in the past three years.

We heard covers of One Direction, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and many other familiar artists, meaning viewers could easily compare these covers to their original versions.

Click through each performance now and then decide...

American Idol Top 10 Performances
Alex Preston sure hopes the story of HIS life includes an American Idol Season 13 victory.
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Alex Preston - "Story of My Life"

1. Alex Preston - "Story of My Life"

Alex Preston sure hopes the story of HIS life includes an American Idol Season 13 victory.


Caleb Johnson - "The Edge of Glory"

2. Caleb Johnson - "The Edge of Glory"

Move over, Lady Gaga. Caleb Johnson is here to sing "Edge of Glory."


CJ Harris - "Invisible"

3. CJ Harris - "Invisible"

CJ Harris hopes viewers don't find him "Invisible." Watch this American Idol cover and judge for yourself.


Sam Woolf - "We Are Young"

4. Sam Woolf - "We Are Young"

Sam Woolf has some fun. with this American Idol audition. Great stuff!


Jessica Meuse - “Pumped Up Kicks”

5. Jessica Meuse - “Pumped Up Kicks”

Do your thing, Jessica Meuse! The American Idol hopeful sings "Pumped Up Kicks."


Majesty Rose - “Wake Me Up"

6. Majesty Rose - “Wake Me Up"

Majesty Rose sings "Wake Me Up" in the hopes of sticking around American Idol another week. What do you think?


Malaya Watson - “When I Was Your Man”

7. Malaya Watson - “When I Was Your Man”

Does Malaya Watson do Bruno Mars proud with this American Idol cover? You tell us!


Jena Irene - "Clarity"

8. Jena Irene - "Clarity"

Jena Irene belts out a version of "Clarity" on American Idol. Pretty solid work, huh?


Dexter Roberts - “Cruise”

9. Dexter Roberts - “Cruise”

Dexter Roberts is cruising for an American Idol victory. Watch his Top 10 performance here.


M.K. Nobilette - “Perfect”

10. M.K. Nobilette - “Perfect”

M.K. Nobilette makes like Pink for this American Idol audition. Do you like her version of "Perfect?"


... who did the best job?

 

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On Wednesday, American Idol took viewers to the movies.

Tonight, it closed the curtain on the hopes and dreams of a Season 13 contestant.

Who got sent home? Who won't be touring with the finalists this summer? How great did Harry Connick Jr. sound on stage?!?

American Idol Final 11

The Bottom  3 was comprised of Majesty Rose and the first two men of the season: Ben Briley and Sam Woolf.

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Grab your popcorn, readers.

American Idol took us to the movies last night.

The remaining Season 13 contestants took to the stage on Wednesday and sang famous songs from films, with the Top 11 unafraid to tackle some major artists.

One went after Adele. Another Bob Dylan. Another Idina Menzel (or is it pronounced Adel Dazim?).

Did the hopefuls do these stars justice? Or butcher the heck out of a few classics? Watch and listen now:

American Idol Top 11 Performances
Everyone come together... right now! So sings Sam Woolf for this American Idol audition.
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Sam Woolf - "Come Together"

1. Sam Woolf - "Come Together"

Everyone come together... right now! So sings Sam Woolf for this American Idol audition.


Jena Irene - "Decode"

2. Jena Irene - "Decode"

Take it away, Jena Irene! The singer performs "Decode" on American Idol Season 13.


Alex Preston - "Falling Slowly"

3. Alex Preston - "Falling Slowly"

Alex Preston sings "Falling Slowly" for American Idol movie night. Did he do a solid job?


Ben Briley - "Bennie and the Jets"

4. Ben Briley - "Bennie and the Jets"

Ben Briley takes the stage here for movie night. He is singing "Bennie and the Jets."


M.K. Nobilette - "To Make You Feel My Love"

5. M.K. Nobilette - "To Make You Feel My Love"

M.K. Nobilette slows it down here on American Idol. She tries her hand at "To Make You Feel My Love."


Caleb Johnson - "Skyfall"

6. Caleb Johnson - "Skyfall"

Caleb Johnson does his best impression of Adele for "Skyfall. What do you think?


Dexter Roberts - "Sweet Home Alabama"

7. Dexter Roberts - "Sweet Home Alabama"

This is a classic from Dexter Roberts. He's giving "Sweet Home Alabama" a whirl.


Majesty Rose - "Let It Go"

8. Majesty Rose - "Let It Go"

Majesty Rose goes with "Let It Go" for American Idol movie night. She hopes not to be frozen in the Top 11.


Jessica Meuse - "The Sound Of Silence"

9. Jessica Meuse - "The Sound Of Silence"

Jessica Meuse performs here as part of the American Idol Top 11. She goes with the classic "Sound of Silence."


Malaya Watson - "I Am Changing"

10. Malaya Watson - "I Am Changing"

Malaya Watson makes like Jennifer Hudson here. Do you like her version of "I Am Changing?"


C.J. Harris - "Can’t You See"

11. C.J. Harris - "Can’t You See"

C.J. Harris sings for his American Idol life with "Can’t You See." What do you think?


Who is for sure safe? Who may be on the chopping block tonight?

Vote now: Which American Idol shone the brightest on movie night?

 

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It's back to high school for Emily Piriz.

This finalist was eliminated from American Idol last night and spoke to reporters backstage afterward about the surreal adventure.

"I'm a senior," Piriz said. I'm just gonna go back home ... go back to school and graduate."

Goodbye, Emily Piriz

Emily said she and Jena Irene might eventually move to Hollywood together to really give this singing thing a shot, but she had planned to go to college before and the "alternate universe" of American Idol won't necessarily change that.

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It was ladies night again on American Idol this evening.

But not in a good way.

For the second consecutive Thursday, three woman found themselves in the Bottom 3, with MK Nobilette, Jena Irene and Emily Piriz have the dishonors this time around.

The American Idol 12

After hearing from Phillip Phillips and some emerging artist named Kodaline from Ireland, Ryan Seacrest called the ladies to the stage and announced that Emily would need to sing for her survival.

She chose a version of "Stars," she did okay with it... but we all knew the judges would not use their Save this early.

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Let's all ignore the fact that Jennifer Lopez took a bite from a deviled egg straight out of Ryan Seacrest's hand tonight and get right to the American Idol performance review, shall we?

The dozen contestants remaining sang singles that reminded them of home this week, a rather broad assignment that led to covers of John Mayer, Dido and even J. Lo herself.

Yes, Emily Piriz was brave enough to make like one of the judges.

How did she fare? Well... she got loud. Listen to all 12 hopefuls sing for their American Idol lives now:

American Idol Top 12 Performances
Emily Piriz wants everyone to get loud. Come on, American Idol fans!!!
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Emily Piriz - "Let's Get Loud"

1. Emily Piriz - "Let's Get Loud"

Emily Piriz wants everyone to get loud. Come on, American Idol fans!!!


Ben Briley - "Turning Home"

2. Ben Briley - "Turning Home"

Sing it, Ben Briley! The American Idol hopeful tries his hand here at "Turning Home."


Majesty Rose - "Fix You"

3. Majesty Rose - "Fix You"

Majesty Rose wants to "Fix You." Do you like her take on this hit track?


Malaya Watson - "Take Me To The King"

4. Malaya Watson - "Take Me To The King"

Take Malaya Watson to the king, American Idol fans! And watch her audition here.


Sam Woolf - "Just One"

5. Sam Woolf - "Just One"

Sam Woolf remains an early favorite on American Idol. Did you like his take on "Just One?"


CJ Harris - "Waiting On The World To Change"

6. CJ Harris - "Waiting On The World To Change"

Can CJ Harris pull off John Mayer? You tell us, folks!


M.K. Nobilette - "Drops Of Jupiter"

7. M.K. Nobilette - "Drops Of Jupiter"

M.K. Nobilette has made a big impression on American Idol viewers. She sings a Train classic here.


Caleb Johnson - "Working Man"

8. Caleb Johnson - "Working Man"

Caleb Johnson is just a "Working Man." At least for the purposes of this American Idol performance.


Dexter Roberts - "Lucky Man"

9. Dexter Roberts - "Lucky Man"

Dexter Roberts pulls out his guitar for this take on "Lucky Man." Listen and react to it now.


Jessica Meuse - "White Flag"

10. Jessica Meuse - "White Flag"

Jessica Meuse makes like Dido for this version of "White Flag." Listen now!


Alex Preston - "I Don't Want To Be"

11. Alex Preston - "I Don't Want To Be"

Alex Preston makes like Gavin DeGraw for this American Idol edition. Watch him sing "I Don't Want To Be" now.


Jena Irene - "Suddenly I See"

12. Jena Irene - "Suddenly I See"

Jena Irene belts out a version of "Suddenly I See" in this video. What do you think?


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Well, someone had to be first.

On the first elimination show of 2014, American Idol voted out Kristen O'Connor Thursday night, a Wild Card entrant who knew she had no chance at earning the judges' save.

Kristen O'Connor Eliminated

"I think we all knew that no matter who it was, they probably weren't going to save them," O'Connor told reporter backstage. "I knew especially for me it wasn't going to happen no matter how good the performance was. So I just knew I wanted to go out with a bang and I was proud of the performance I gave."

Kristen was in the Bottom 3 along with MK Nobilette and Malaya Watson. 

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