Why did the judges make Quentin Alexander a Wild Card pick? Watch him cover Lorde and you'll understand.
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It is Clark Beckham's world, folks! Check out the contestant belting out a classic song in this American Idol video.
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Sarina-Joi Crowe went with a current hit for her top 12 performance. Watch her sing "Love Runs Out" now.
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Joey Cook belts out a version of "King of Spain" for this American Idol audition. What do you think?
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Unfamiliar with the song "Suitcase?" Let Maddie Walker turn you into a big fan of it.
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Jax goes back to The Beatles for this American Idol performance. It's of "I Want to Hold Your Hand."
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Rayvon Owen is wide awake... to the possibility of winning American Idol. Watch him slay a Katy Perry smash in this video.
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Way to make Lady Gaga proud! Adanna Duru was named a top 12 Wild Card selection due to this "You and I" cover.
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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]