Top 16 Elimination

Season 9, Episode 21 -  Air Date: 3/11/2010
8 Ratings

Synopsis

Matt Giraud and Scott MacIntyre perform, plus two girls and two guys go home.

‘Idol‘ Thoughts: WTF America?

Last week, America got it right: they eliminated contestants who had under-whelmed, butchered notes and were never ever going to win American Idol. But this week is trickier. Much, much trickier. Not only is tonight the final elimination episode and the last cut before the hallowed Top 12, there are also a lot more middling mediocre performances to chose from.  Most of the performances this week weren‘t terrible, but most of them weren‘t anything special. And it‘s these kind of elimination nights, where it is so much more than the singing that comes into play, that makes me worried about who‘ll be singing their swan song tonight and who, with their perfect bangs and six pack abs, will be staying. 
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