American Idol

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

Lisa Marie gets bluesy, Adam Lambert gets dance poppy and Jessica gets critiqued

"American Idol" alum Adam Lambert performs his new

"American Idol" alum Adam Lambert performs his new song, "Never Close Our Eyes," on Thursday night's show. (May 17, 2012) (Credit: Fox)

Helping to pad out Thursday night's results show, we were treated to the finalists working on a cut for the latest “Ice Age” and cutting up while doing it. Lisa Marie Presley then showed up to do a black and bluesy number (she wore black, the song was bluesy) from her new album.

Jimmy Iovine’s critique of Jessica Sanchez was the follow-up to Lisa Marie. Jimmy felt Jessica didn’t have a magic moment with any of her songs from Wednesday’s show, even though he added “Jessica could sing at the Grammys.” If she does land a spot in the finale, she’s got to pick strong songs, he said.

After a nod to Donna Summer, who died earlier Thursday -- with comments from audience members Rita Wilson, Carole Bayer Sager and Iovine about her influence on dance music -- current dance music divo Adam Lambert, season 8's runner-up performed his new single "Never Close Our Eyes." His robust performance got some extra oomph from a giant eye backdrop and plenty of eyeliner.

Tags: Carole Bayer Sager , Jimmy Iovine , Adam Lambert , Lisa Marie Presley , Jessica Sanchez , Ryan Seacrest , Donna Summer , Rita Wilson , American Idol , Finals

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