With American Idol having chosen its top 12 singers for the finals, we need to make our weekly Power Poll more of a challenge.
Choosing the top five contenders at this point in the competition would be listing almost half the remaining singers. And that’s too easy.
Therefore, here’s a look at the three American Idol hopefuls we think have the best chance of winning season seven:
1. David Archuleta: Can this 17-year old wonder kid go wire to wire as the favorite? He’s given us no reason to think otherwise. Remember Melinda Doolittle last season, though, fans.
2. Brooke White: This might be wishful thinking, but White is a breath of fresh, folksy air. We’ve seen enough loud, diva-like singers over the year on Idol to get behind a pretty face who just sits on a stool, strums a guitar and makes beautiful music.
3. Carly Smithson: We could have placed either Michael Johns or Jason Castro in this spot, too, but Smithson gets the nod for her consistency. We also have a feeling the best is yet to come from this Irish crooner.
Who do you think will win American Idol?