According to Simon Cowell, Kady Malloy has a "massive lack of personality." Ouch. That can't bode well for her self-confidence, forget her future on American Idol.
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Amanda Overmyer is a difficult contestant to judge. Here she is, after a solid performance during the final round of season seven semifinals. But is this rocker hardcore enough to make it through the next round?
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How far can Carly Smithson go on American Idol? That's up to the viewers, of course. But we'd be shocked not to see her among the final five or six contestants on season seven.
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As you can tell, Kristy Lee Cook held nothing back during her rendition of Faithfully. It's hard to go wrong with this Journey ballad, but Cook isn't a favorite to win it all.
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Forget those supposedly racy <a href="http://www.realitytvscoop.com/2008/03/a-scandalous-ramiele-malubay-photo/">Ramiele Malubay</a> pictures. Here's a shot of the American Idol singer doing what she does best: carrying a major tune!
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We're on the record as hoping Brooke White makes it as far as possible on American Idol. This laid back singer is a nice change of pace from louder, over-the-top contestants.
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Syesha Mercado was "Saving All My Love for You" during her performance on the top 8 show. Singing Whitney Houston is always a challenge. Think she pulled it off?
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Jason Castro was hailed by the judges for singing the best, most original song during American Idol's round of 16. It was a taken on the classic, slow tune "Hallelujah."
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David Archuleta's version of "Another Day in Paradise" was no "Imagine." But this American Idol favorite has set the bar so high for himself that there's no way he can reach it every week.
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In the face of gay rumors, David Hernandez went on stage during the round of 16 and sung a Celine Dione song. We found that funny - and admired Hernandez for being true to who he is.
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We've loved David Cook from the start of American Idol's seventh season. He seems genuinely appreciative of the experience, while also a genuine rock start once he pulls out that electric guitar.
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Luke Menard seems like a truly nice guy. He really does. But we can't imagine him making it to the finals on the seventh season of American Idol.
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