American Idol: The Best of Week One

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It's early. It's very, very early.

But here's a quick ranking of our favorite top five contestants - along with their audition videos - from the initial couple episodes of American Idol. All made it through to Hollywood:

1. Kady Malloy: Young, cute, able to impersonate Britney Spears and Carrie Underwood. What's not to like? Except for the way she spells her first name perhaps.


2. Angela Martin: A single mother whose child suffers from a rare disease similar to Cerebral Palsy, Martin was more than a sob story. She can sing! Be careful with how cheesy you get, though, such as inserting Simon's name into a song.


3. Kristy Lee Cook: Confidence was not an issue for this crooner. Simon said she isn't as good as she thinks, but there should be time to improve during her days in Hollywood.


4. Colton Swon: It may just be his name. But the fact that this solid singer also plays the guitar opens up an exciting new world for someone who reminds us of Chris Daughtry.


5. Pia Easley: An atypical personality, look and name. This model/musician brings a different element than most contestants.


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I think you got Kristy mixed up with Kady. Slimon told Kristy she should be more confident in herself.