Recap: Jordin Scores Big With Teary Performance; Blake Makes Some Bad Calls

Sparks has a win in the bag; Lewis won't have the votes after mishandling the schmaltzy final song.

'American Idol' Video Timeline: Five Seasons In Five Minutes (Or 2,500 Words)

From Justin to Taylor, commentator Jim Cantiello relives each season in this unique words-and-video report.

'Idol' Recap: Melinda's Worst Is Still The Best; Blake Needs To Think Outside The Beatbox

Randy blasts Blake, and Simon gives Jordin some tough love, but LaKisha is likely to leave.

'Idol' Recap: Blake's Brave Choice Is 'Brilliant'; Jordin Is 'Criminally Heinous'

Bon Jovi night brings out the best — in everyone but Chris and Jordin.

'Idol' Recap: LaKisha Makes A Mess Of Fantasia's Anthem; Blake Plays It Too Safe

Plus Melinda's almost perfect, Jordin gets too loud, Paula's criticism is classic.

'Idol' Recap: 'I'm Officially Over Sanjaya'; Phil Actually Pulls Off Country Night

Country night brings out the best in Phil Stacey, but may finally put the unsinkable Malakar in the bottom three.

'Idol' Recap: Sanjaya Is Stunning — Seriously; 'Skeletor' Stacey Is On His Way Out

Plus: Melinda earns a bad review from Simon; Haley loses the 'Beat' despite J. Lo's coaching.

'Idol' Recap: LaKisha Crosses Tony Bennett; Gina's Headed Back To The Mall

Sanjaya steps to Paula and Phil Stacey channels Charles Manson for Tuesday's standards theme.

'Idol' Recap: Sanjaya Delivers A Jaw-Dropper, Haley Is Toast

Tuesday's No Doubt-themed performances leave Gwen Stefani looking for a melody.

'Idol' Recap: Jordin Is A Revelation, Sanjaya Channels My Chemical Romance

Plus Chris brushes off audience, Melinda bungles song choice on British Invasion night.

'Idol' Recap: Lakisha Edges Out Melinda, Haley Has A Breakdown

Chris Sligh and Blake Lewis' reinterpretations of Diana Ross hits could send them home.

'Idol' Recap: Simon Says Antonella's Time Is Up, Melinda Aces It Again

'Idol' semifinals wrap up with Barba blasted and Doolittle a clear frontrunner.

'Idol' Recap: Sundance, Phil Stacey Strike Out On Disappointing Guys' Night

Sanjaya does his best, Chris Sligh holds his own during Tuesday night's performances.

'Idol' Recap: Melinda Delivers 'Wow' Moment, Tears Soften Up Randy

Showstopping performance outshines crying contestants on Wednesday night's show.

'Idol' Recap: Grandma Gets Sappy Shoutouts, Simon Crushes A Soul

Dedications theme inspires more sentimental stories than strong performances.

Time To Clean Up Your Act, Paula! An 'Idol' Watcher Weighs In

Wouldn't it be great to see Abdul deliver focused commentary?