Following a record 132 million votes, performances from Neil Diamond, Rihanna and Aerosmith and a proposal, American Idol crowned a season 11 champion tonight.

Was it ballad singer extraordinaire Jessica Sanchez? Or Dave Matthews prototype Phillip Phillips? Unlike Ryan Seacrest, we won't keep you in suspense for very long. The winner is...

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One episode. Two finalists. Three songs.

Phillip Phillips squared off against Jessica Sanchez tonight, with the American Idol Season 11 crown at stake. Each contestant was tasked with singing a trio of tracks:

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I love you guys so much because you have the courage to have a dream.

That's what Steven Tyler told the remaining three American Idol contestants tonight. Alas, for one of Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet, the dream is now over. So... following a painful Ice Age 3 tie-in and a performance by Adam Lambert, who got voted out of season 11?

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It was a busy Tuesday for the trio of remaining American Idol finalists last night, as Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet sang three songs apiece.

That's a total of nine performances in two hours. Which of the opening acts did you like best? The judges selected the first numbers last night and we've posted each below. Watch now and then vote on your favorite.

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Jessica Sanchez Biography

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Jessica Sanchez has advanced to the finals on season 11 of American Idol. A Filipino-American, Sanchez appeared on America's Got Talent... More »
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