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Jessica Sanchez called 'magnificent,' Elise Testone in bottom three on 'American Idol'

Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone up first as "American Idol" cuts to its final five. Out of the two of them, it'll clearly be Testone in the bottom three.

Ah, and mentor Jimmy Iovine, who was oddly missing from Thursday night's show, is back; like me, he didn't like Sanchez's first song, "Bohemian Rhapsody," but calls her second song, "Dance With My Father," just "magnificent."

He loves how she put emotion into it, calls her "smart" for opening up and sharing her story about her dad being deployed overseas.


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Iovine then pans Testone for both of the songs she picked  -- "I Want It All," and "Bold As Love" -- calling her "a great singer who made bad choices."

And the results are... Sanchez is in the top three, Testone back in the bottom three like she's been most weeks during the finals.

Then, last season's boy band member wanna-be Stefano Langone performs his "On a Roll" with what looks like a boy band behind him.

He's not very good; sounds like a thousand other singers before him. But a nice guy with a genuine smile.

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Tags: American Idol , Finals , Jessica Sanchez , Elise Testone

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