by Mischalova at

The time finally came for Antonella Barba last night.

Fortunately for the now former American Idol contestant, she has a plethora of opportunities at her disposal. Give Joe Francis a call, Barbs.

Season 10 Panel

There weren't too many other shockers as America's favorite reality show got chopped down to the final 12. On the men's side, Chris Sligh and his afro moved on.

So did human beat boxer, Blake Lewis.

Few would've predicted that Sabrina Sloan would go home as one of the women sent packing - but Melinda Doolittle, Lakisha Jones and Stephanie Edwards expectedly moved on.

Lastly, Ryan Seacrest announced an impressive, admirable project: Idol Gives Back. The show will be adapted to become a two-night special (April 24 and 25). It's described as a special "raising awareness and funds for organizations that provide relief programs to help children and young people in extreme poverty in American and Africa."

For more details, click here.

But Gwen Stefani, Josh Groban, Pink, Michael Buble, Annie Lennox, and Il Diva will all perform for a VERY good cause.

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