With the American Idol top 10 taking the stage again tonight, and with this shaping up to be one of the more hotly-contested seasons to date, it's time for the first THG Power Poll of the season.

Who do you see as the favorite right now?

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There's a Haley, a Hollie and a Hallie. There's also the daughter of a World Series pitcher and a young woman who auditioned five years ago and has now made a triumphant return.

Indeed, it's a mixed, talented bag of female American Idol semifinalists. They'll perform live for the first time on Wednesday night, so now is the time to place your early bets.

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Based on your audition last night, Erika Van Pelt, the answer is yet: we'll still love you tomorrow.

This Rhode Island native tried out for the Fox smash in Pittsburgh last night, wowing the judges with a rendition of a Carole King classic and piquing the interesting of viewers with her job: she's a mobile DJ, traveling from venue to venue and spinning records. That is, when she isn't performing as a wedding singer.

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Erika Van Pelt Biography

Erika Van Pelt Picture Erika Van Pelt advanced to Hollywood with a rendition of Carole King's "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" She auditioned in Pittsburgh... More »
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