American Idol: Top 3 Perform

It’s a big night tonight for the idols. Each contestant has to sing a full whopping three songs each. The songs are chosen by the Judges, Producers, and the Idols themselves. So let’s get right on with it:

The idols sang judge’s choice first. David Archuleta was up first singing, “And So it Goes.” Paula chose this song. Interesting enough, the song was presented to David by Mr. Moustache, the mayor of his hometown.

  • Randy thought it was dope!
  • Paula said it was a pure, stunning performance.
  • Simon said it was very good, but a bit predictable.

I gave it a 5/5.

Syesha Mercado was up second singing Randy’s choice, “If I Ain’t Got You.”

  • Randy said she did an amazing job.
  • Paula said she was proud of her.
  • Simon said she sang it very well.

I gave it 5/5. This is Syesha’s best performance of the night in my opinion.

David Cook was last to the stage singing Simon’s song choice, “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.”

    •Randy loved it towards the end, but wanted more rock.
    •Paula said that song was one of her all time favorite songs.
    •Simon said that this was one of David’s best performances ever.

Again, very well done. 5/5

Round 1 Predictions:
1. David Cook 5/5
2. David Archuleta 5/5
3. Syesha Mercado 5/5

True all of them had a perfect score for me, but if I had to decide, this would be my decision. On to round 2: Contestants choice.

David Archuleta was up first. His song choice was, “With You.”

    •Randy wasn’t sure if this was the right song for him.
    •Paula said it was perfect.
    •Simon said it was like Chewbaca trying to be a tiger. What?

For me, I didn’t like this song as much as the first. 4/5

Syesha’s choice for rind to was “Fever.”

    •Randy thought it was a great performance.
    •Paula said she was surprised. But it didn’t capture Syesha as an artist.
    •Simon said that he thinks she will regret singing that tonight.

Yeah. I wasn’t so thrilled with that song. 3/5

David Cook’s choice was Switchfoot’s “Dare You to Move.” Sweet, I love this song.

    •Randy said it wasn’t his best performance.
    •Paula said it was too short, and was left wanting more.
    •Simon said it was just an okay song for him.

I loved it. 5/5

Round 2 Predictions:
1. David Cook 10/10
2. David Archuleta 9/10
3. Syesha Mercado 8/10

Syesha needs to step it up, if she wants to keep going. Round 3: Producers choice.

David Archuleta took the stage again singing, “Longer.”

    •Randy said it was another hot song by Archie!
    •Paula said it was lovely
    •Simon said he sang it well, but the song itself had gooey lyrics. ?

Eh. It was alright. 4/5

Syesha Mercado sang “Hit Me Up.”

    •Randy said it was just okay for him.
    •Paula said that song didn’t define her either.
    •Simon said it was better than the first song, but it was forgettable.

Bleh. I’d rather stare at a wall. 3/5

David Cook took the stage next, singing, “I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing.”

    •Randy said it was just okay, and that it was predictable.
    •Paula loved it.
    •Simon said that David Cook won the night.

Amazing. Best song of the night, 5/5.

Round 3: Final Predictions
1. David Cook 15/15
2. David Archuleta 13/15
3. Syesha Mercado 11/15

Sorry to say it, but we’ll probably be saying goodbye to the only girl still standing. Sorry Syesha.


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