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American-idol
Top Eight Women
"Top 8 Women Perform"

The top eight women took to the stage this week. We rank our top five in this recap.

Crystal Bowersox on Stage
"Top 10 Women Perform"

The top 10 women took to the stage this evening and showed the guys up. Over half of them did a great job.

Lee DeWyze Photograph
"Top 10 Men Perform"

The remaining men take to the stage this week. Let's take a look at those we like the best.

12 Men
"Top 12 Men Perform"

The top 12 men have taken to the stage. We run down our favorite contestants.

Top Women
"Top 12 Girls Perform"

The top 12 girls performed on this week's episode. We've reviewed our favorites.

In Hollywood
"Hollywood Round 4"

We're down to the final 24. American Idol completed its search for this season's semifinalists with this episode.

Hollywood Shot
"Season 9 Hollywood Round 3"

We learned a few top 24 names this week. Find out the contestants we liked the most.

Hollywood Singers
"Hollywood Round 2"

American Idol continues to cut down on its number of contestants. Read on for our favorites from the week.

Judge Ellen
"Hollywood Round 1"

We're finally off to Hollywood! Ellen DeGeneres premieres on this edition of American Idol.

Dallas Fans
"Best of the Rest"

On the final episode before moving to Hollywood, American Idol introduced viewers to a number of solid contestants tonight. Here's a rundown.