Finally, Heejun Han, Joshua Ledet, and Deandre Brackensick made the strongest argument for a 90-minute show (instead of 2 hours) when they performed a Michael Jackson tribute.
But thankfully, these trios were flanked by individual performances and therefore were a bit easier to endure.
Kind of like when you wrap a dog's medicine in bologna - masking the offensive portion with meaty flavors.
Randy Jackson knew, in his heart of hearts, that if he kept repeating, season after season, that this was the best season EVER – one of these times he would be right.
On Wednesday night Randy Jackson was finally right.
And, if there is any justice, the universe (or America) will correct the mistake of the previous week and say goodbye to Deandre.
If not we can all make pacts to boycott the show and never watch again.
While there was no denying Jessica had the vocal abilities of an angel, her song choices vacillated between predictable and ill-advised.
When she announced that she was a long-time Beyonce fan and began singing a slowed-down version of "Sweet Dreams," something clicked.Perhaps the best of the three, and no – it's not just because Phillip Phillips was in the group – was probably the compilation of songs by Fleetwood Mac by Colton Dixon, Elise Testone, and Phil.Later, Jessica Sanchez, Skylar Laine, and Hollie Cavanagh's performance of Madonna songs fulfilled its intended purpose – to pass the excess time left by the ever dwindling talent pool.Suddenly Jessica had the edge that she had been sorely lacking.The song, imbued with an almost haunting lull, was even better than the original.Colton Dixon: Colton made claims a few weeks ago that American Idol advised him to tone down his religious rhetoric.