American Idol Finalists Attempt to Inspire

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The theme on last night's American Idol was inspiration. Each finalist chose a tune that was meant to motivate themselves and/or the audience.

When the telecast was over, though, we were left more stunned than inspired. Neither David Cook, Michael Johns nor Brooke White received high marks from the judges... while Kristy Lee Cook basked in their praise. We didn't see that coming.

Take a look at each of the finalists from last night below - clicking on each picture for a larger version - and let us know who you think was the best:

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