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Candice Glover won "American Idol" Season 12 over Kree Harrison as Psy, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J, Adam Lambert and Aretha Franklin performed.

Angie Miller's vocal 'spectacular,' Candice Glover brings 'power,' Kree Harrison lacks 'pizzazz' on 'American Idol'

Kree Harrison kicks things off on "American Idol" -- they're singing three songs tonight, first one picked by mentor Jimmy Iovine. Doing a Pink song, the one known as "Perfect."

It's not very good; odd choice, nothing memorable or interesting. Almost like she was mailing it in. She's been mediocore the last few weeks, not sure what's happening with her.

Keith Urban...

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‘American Idol’ final 3 compete Wednesday, May 8

"American Idol's" final three from left, Angie Miller,

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“American Idol” season 12’s top 3 finalists, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison and Angie Miller, will sing 3 songs each: Jimmy Iovine’s Choice, Judges’ Choice and Idol Producers’ Choice. According to spoilers, the song choices are: Candice Glover -  Emeli Sande’s “Next to Me,” “Somewhere” (“West Side Story”), and  U2’s “One.” Kree Harrison – Rascal Flatts’ “Here Comes Goodbye,” The Band Perry’s...

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Amber Holcomb cut from 'American Idol,' sings Whitney Houston as Angie Miller, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison make final three

"American Idol" contestant Amber Holcomb performs Pink's "Just

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Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb, Kree Harrison or Candice Glover is about to be cut from "American Idol" — and as Nicki Minaj says, none of them really deserve to go; the best four made it to the end.

But only three can move on; and the first to make it is Miller, which is totally expected. She's most probably going to win this thing; hasn't been the best, but has been good and consistently...

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Will.i.am, David Cook, Harry Connick, Jr. entertain on 'American Idol'

The best four finalists ever on “American Idol” are going to be chopped to three tonight — and they remind us right off the bat about how good they are with a rousing version of Beyonce's “Crazy in Love.“

It's pure energy flying around the stage, with strong vocals from everyone. Rare that a group sing meshes as well as this; even the choreography is inspired.

David Cook, season seven's...

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Will Amber Holcomb or Kree Harrison be gone on "Idol"?

Did Amber Holcomb just give us a reason to see her say goodbye on tonight’s “American Idol” results show? Or will it be stormy weather for Kree Harrison?

Four of our nine “Idol” psychics predict Amber will be headed home tonight, especially after her wobbly performance of Pink’s “Just Give Me a Reason,” her first number on last night’s Then (2013) and Now (a standard) themed show. Let’s just...

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Amber Holcomb rocks a vintage look on 'American Idol'

Amber Holcomb stuns in a 1950s-style peplum top

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The final four girls on "American Idol" underscored the “now and then” theme of the Wednesday night show with fashion. But surprisingly the somewhat modern looks worn to perform current hits were a bit boring.  Most of the contestants looked better in formal ensembles inspired by classic songs from the past.

There was a dramatic difference between Amber Holcomb’s dull first...

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Amber Holcomb, tears and all, tops Angie Miller, Candice Glover and Kree Harrison on 'American Idol'

Candice Glover, left, Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb and

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Amber Holcomb's "My Funny Valentine" got a standing ovation from the "American Idol" judges and easily topped an uneven night for the four finalists, as the growing pressure to win votes -- and well-meaning but cascading advice from judges and guest mentor Harry Connick Jr. -- took its toll.

Even Holcomb's tour-de-force turned bittersweet. Nicki Minaj, who along with...

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'Amazing' Candice Glover impresses, Kree Harrison overthinks on 'American Idol'

Candice Glover next on "American Idol" as the finalists do their second song, which has to be a classic. Singing "You've Changed" -- she's good, but the song itself doesn't do a whole lot for me. No emotional connection; I wind up tuning it out a bit. 

Randy Jackson called it "amazing," loved her vocal perfection. Mariah Carey says, "the only critique...

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Amber Holcomb in tears despite standing ovation; Angie Miller ditches piano on 'American Idol'

Angie Miller singing her second song -- which can be any classic -- on "American Idol." Doing "Someone to Watch Over Me," which she says her mom used to sing to her.

She's not at the piano, which is usually the kiss of death for her; and sure enough, comes across a bit vampy. Ah, but that voice... tender, soft, slow. No goosebumps, no moment, you can even call it cheesy;...

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Candice Glover gets late ovation, Kree Harrison's voice 'faultless' on 'American Idol'

Candice Glover up next on "American Idol," singing Bruno Mars' "When I Was Your Man." Starts so smooth, so in control; has made the song her own, with perfect vocals that soar without going over the top.

Impossible to listen to her without nodding your head or tapping your feet; she just carries you along.

"Yo -- this girl right here, that's how you sing a song!"...

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