Jason Castro delights fans with "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." It was the ideal song for the guitar maestro.
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David Cook closes out the Final 10 show for American Idol with a stirring performance of "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson. He completely reworked the hit song!
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We don't mean this in a bad way. Kristy Lee Cook said herself, on American Idol, that she can blow Simon Cowell out of his socks. Needless to say, the judge welcomed the challenge.
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During the round of 16, Michael Jordan sang the 1980s classic, "Don't You Forget About Me." Sounds like a message to American Idol fans, if you ask us.
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Many consider Jason Castro's version of "Hallelujah" to have been the top performance of the round of 16. Do you agree? Listen to this American Idol hopeful right now.
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Danny Noriega creeps us out on American Idol. But he REALLY creeps us out in this clip, where he says he hopes Santa Claus rapes your mother. That's just rude.
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Brooke White, singing "You're So Vain" from the show that featured the top 10 American Idol contestants from season seven. This is a great performance.
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It's being hailed as one of the best American Idol auditions of all-time. Take a look and a listen at David Archuleta singing the John Lennon classic "Imagine" during season seven.
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Take a look at David Hernandez during American Idol Hollywood week. The hopeful crooner belted out "Love the One You're With."
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A former plus-size model, Joanne Borgella can also carry a tune. She's advanced to Hollywood during season seven of American Idol and you can look at her audition performance now.
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Chikezie Eze sings "All the Woman I Need" during his season seven audition for American Idol. The talented contestant made it pretty far during season six, but hopes to be crowned the victor this time around.
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Amy Davis sings "Blue Bayou" for her American Idol audition. She made it through to Hollywood. But there's a decent chance Simon didn't even notice her singing voice because he was focused on other body parts.
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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]