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Paul Jolley got the boot from American Idol on Thursday night.

But if viewers were surprised by the result, this aspiring singer says he most definitely was not.

"I had a moment this morning when I woke up and I realized like, 'this is what is going to happen,'" Jolly told reporters not long after Ryan Seacrest made the announcement.

Paul Jolley Says Goodbye

Jolley is taking a very positive view of the situation, however.

"I've realized that it's only a stepping stone and this is only the beginning and there's a lot more things that I want to do with my career then just American Idol," he said.

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The American Idol Top 9 tackled the Fab 4 this week.

Yes, it was the annual Beatles songbook-themed night for Candice Glover, Burnell Taylor and our other Season 12 finalists.

Which contestants stand the best chance of moving on?

Glover was her typically excellent self on "Come Together," but she may have been overshadowed by two other female hopefuls:

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The American Idol Top 10 gave it their all Wednesday with "Songs of the Idols," i.e. tracks used on the show by previous contestants or later released by winners.

Basically, hooray for Kelly Clarkson tributes!

It's hard to handicap a clear favorite right now, but as Randy Jackson put it, Angie Miller, Candice Glover, and Kree Harrison look like they're in it to win it.

Take a look at those strong efforts below:

The vocals and performances of the above three seemed to put them in the top tier last night, though there are many weeks (and voter surprises) to come.

As for the best - and worst - of the rest? Read on ...

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So far, so not very good.

Through the opening rounds of American Idol Season 12, we haven't exactly been impressed by any of the male contestants.

But it's not too late to turn things around Cortez Shaw, Lazaro Arbos and company.

  • Lazaro Arbos Photo
  • Cortez Shaw Photo
  • Nick Boddington Picture

The voting turns over to the viewers next week, so we might as well get it started early. Which American Idol male do you think has the best chance of winning?

 

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