How's Jacob Lusk Supposed to Breathe With No Air?

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Jacob Lusk believes he can American Idol, but feels like the underdog.

His version of Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown's "No Air," during which he sang both parts, proved why many feel tonight will be the end of his run on the show.

The melody forced him to stay so high that he had trouble getting enough breath support and maintaining his pitch. You could say he had not enough air ...

For his second number, Lusk chose "Love Hurts," which he began tenderly, in his falsetto range, backed by a harp and strings. Luther Vandross would be proud.

If Jacob's voted off tonight, he went out on a strong note with this:

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