During a night where the final three contestant sung three songs - one they chose, one the judges chose and one the producers chose - David Cook was most impressive.
Paula Abdul said she'd see him in the finals and Simon Cowell declared Cook the evening's winner. Here's a look at our favorite finalist singing "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face."
Do you agree that David Cook was the best of the night?
Of course, David Archuleta and Syesha Mercado didn't go down without a fight. Here are thumbnails of each of their performances last night. Click on each for larger pics...