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Finalists Jessica Sanchez, left, and Phillip Phillips perform (Credit: Getty Images)

Finalists Jessica Sanchez, left, and Phillip Phillips perform onstage during Fox's "American Idol 2012" results show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Calif. (May 23, 2012)

'American Idol' Season 11 Finals

"American Idol" revealed the Top 13 finalists: DeAndre Brackensick, Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Heejun Han, Jermaine Jones, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Shannon Magrane, Phillip Phillips, Jeremy Rosado, Jessica Sanchez, Elise Testone and Erika Van Pelt. America voted for the Top 10 and then in a dramatic wild card round, judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler chose Brackensick, Rosado and Van Pelt to continue in the competition.

Finalists Jessica Sanchez, left, and Phillip Phillips, center,
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Finalists Jessica Sanchez, left, and Phillip Phillips, center, listen as host Ryan Seacrest announces the winner onstage at the "American Idol" finale in Los Angeles. (May 23, 2012)

Runner-up Jessica Sanchez, left, congratulates winner Phillip Phillips
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Runner-up Jessica Sanchez, left, congratulates winner Phillip Phillips onstage at the "American Idol" finale in Los Angeles. (May 23, 2012)

Host Ryan Seacrest, left, and former winner Scotty
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Host Ryan Seacrest, left, and former winner Scotty McCreery, right, present an award to winner Phillip Phillips, center, onstage at the "American Idol" finale in Los Angeles. (May 23, 2012)

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Finalists Jessica Sanchez, left, and Phillip Phillips perform
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Finalists Jessica Sanchez, left, and Phillip Phillips perform onstage during Fox's "American Idol 2012" results show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, Calif. (May 23, 2012)

Finalist Phillip Phillips performs onstage during Fox's
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Finalist Phillip Phillips performs onstage during Fox's "American Idol 2012" results show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. (May 23, 2012)

Winner Phillip Phillips performs onstage during the American
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Winner Phillip Phillips performs onstage during the American Idol finale. (May 23, 2012)

Phillip Phillips performs with John Fogerty during Fox's
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Phillip Phillips performs with John Fogerty during Fox's "American Idol 2012" results show at Nokia Theatre L.A. on May 23, 2012.

Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Ryan Seacrest make
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Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Ryan Seacrest make their entrance for the "America Idol" finale. (May 23, 2012)

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Phillip Phillips, the winner of season 11, performs
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Phillip Phillips, the winner of season 11, performs during Fox's "American Idol 2012" results show at Nokia Theatre L.A. on May 23, 2012.

Jessica Sanchez arrives at the
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Jessica Sanchez arrives at the "American Idol" finale in Los Angeles. (May 23, 2012)

Phillip Phillips arrives at Fox's
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Phillip Phillips arrives at Fox's "American Idol 2012" Finale Results Show at Nokia Theatre L.A. on May 23, 2012.

Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez are the two
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Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez are the two finalists in season 11 of "American Idol." (May 17, 2012)

The final two contestants with the judges after
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The final two contestants with the judges after contestant Joshua Ledet was eliminated. Judge Jennifer Lopez with contestants Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez, and fellow judges Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. (May 17, 2012)

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Judges Randy Jackson and Jennifer Lopez say goodbye
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Judges Randy Jackson and Jennifer Lopez say goodbye to contestant Joshua Ledet after he is eliminated on “American Idol” Thursday. (May 17, 2012)

Joshua Ledet gets hugs from Steven Tyler and
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Joshua Ledet gets hugs from Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez after he is eliminated on the “American Idol” show which aired Thursday. (May 16, 2012)

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

Lisa Marie Presley sings
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Lisa Marie Presley sings "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" on"American Idol" airing Wednesday, May 16, 2012.

Jessica Sanchez advances to the final on
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Jessica Sanchez advances to the final on "American Idol" airing Thursday. (May 16, 2012)

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Phillip Phillips performs on the
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Phillip Phillips performs on the "American Idol" show airing Wednesday. (May 16, 2012)

Joshua Ledet opened the show with a selection
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Joshua Ledet opened the show with a selection by Randy Jackson of "I'd Rather Go Blind" by Etta James . (May 16, 2012)

Jessica Sanchez performs Mariah Carey's
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Jessica Sanchez performs Mariah Carey's "My All." (May 16, 2012)

In a futile attempt to get Phillip Phillips
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In a futile attempt to get Phillip Phillips to sing the melody, Steven Tyler chose "Beggin'" by Madcon for P2's first song on "American Idol." (May 16, 2012)

Joshua Ledet said he heard
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Joshua Ledet said he heard "Imagine" on his trip home, and chose the John Lennon song to perform on "American Idol." (May 16, 2012)

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"American Idol" top 3 contestant Joshua Ledet at his parade in Lake Charles, La. (May 12, 2012)

Takin' it to church! Joshua Ledet with his
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Takin' it to church! Joshua Ledet with his family outside the church where his father is a pastor Lake Charles, La. (May 12, 2012)

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"American Idol" top 3 contestant Joshua Ledet at the Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles, La. (May 12, 2012)

Jessica Sanchez's gutsy personal choice was
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Jessica Sanchez's gutsy personal choice was "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" by Aerosmith. She got Mr. Tyler's rare nod of approval for someone deigning to cover his work. (May 16, 2012)

It's back to Chula Vista (by chopper from
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It's back to Chula Vista (by chopper from L.A., no less!) for Jessica Sanchez--for her hometown celebration. (May 12, 2012)

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"American Idol" top 3 contestant Jessica Sanchez at her hometown festivities in Chula Vista, Calif. (May 12, 2012)

Jessica Sanchez gets a hero's welcome back home
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Jessica Sanchez gets a hero's welcome back home in Chula Vista, Calif. (May 12, 2012)

Phillip Phillips didn't wow the judges with his
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Phillip Phillips didn't wow the judges with his personal choice of "Disease" by Matchbox Twenty. (May 16, 2012)

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"American Idol" top 3 contestant Phillip Phillips visits children at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospial in Albany, Ga., during his hometown visit to Leesburg, Ga. (May 12, 2012)

P2 is hoping his hometown visit is only
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P2 is hoping his hometown visit is only temporary. (May 12, 2012)

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P2's papa's packing heat. Phillip with Don Phillips
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P2's papa's packing heat. Phillip with Don Phillips at his family's business, Albany Sporting Goods and Pawn, during his hometown visit to Leesburg, Ga. (May 12, 2012)

Jimmy Iovine chose
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Jimmy Iovine chose "No More Drama" by Mary J. Blige for Joshua Ledet on "American Idol." (May 16, 2012)

For a moment, she sounded like Michael. Jimmy
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For a moment, she sounded like Michael. Jimmy Iovine chose "I'll Be There" by the Jackson 5 for Jessica Sanchez. (May 16, 2012)

Jimmy Iovine's choice for Phillip Phillips was
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Jimmy Iovine's choice for Phillip Phillips was "We've Got Tonight" by Bob Seger for which he received a standing ovation from the judges on "American Idol." (May 16, 2012)

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"American Idol" Final 3: Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet.

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Hollie Cavanagh is eliminated and sings
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Hollie Cavanagh is eliminated and sings "The Climb" at the close of "American Idol" airing Thursday, May 10, 2012.

Hollie Cavanagh gets a hug from Ryan Seacrest
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Hollie Cavanagh gets a hug from Ryan Seacrest after she is eliminated on "American Idol" airing Thursday, May 10, 2012.

L-R: Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and
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L-R: Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Hollie Cavanagh wait to hear how America voted on "American Idol" airing Thursday, May 10, 2012. Also pictured at right is host Ryan Seacrest.

Jennifer Lopez performs her new single
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Jennifer Lopez performs her new single "Dance Again" on "American Idol" airing Thursday, May 10, 2012.

Jennifer Lopez performs her new single
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Jennifer Lopez performs her new single "Dance Again" on "American Idol" airing Thursday, May 10, 2012.

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Season 7 winner David Cook delivers his self-released
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Season 7 winner David Cook delivers his self-released new single, "The Last Song I'll Write For You" on "American Idol" airing Thursday, May 10, 2012.

Jessica Sanchez gets a standing ovation from the
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Jessica Sanchez gets a standing ovation from the judges for her rendition of Jennifer Holiday's "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going." Will this be a shocker? Or will she indeed NOT be going? (May 9, 2012)

Whoa! It surely is this man's world! All
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Whoa! It surely is this man's world! All that was missing was the regal cape as Joshua Ledet performs James Brown's "It's a Man's Man's Man's World" and gets yet another standing ovation from the judges on "American Idol." (May 9, 2012)

The judges didn't love Hollie Cavanagh's rendition of
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The judges didn't love Hollie Cavanagh's rendition of Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me." But will America love her? (May 9, 2012)

Phillip Phillips gets high praise from the judges
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Phillip Phillips gets high praise from the judges for his performance of Damien Rice's "Volcano." (May 9, 2012)

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In the first of two growlin' power-packed performances,
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In the first of two growlin' power-packed performances, Jessica Sanchez took on Etta James' "Steal Away." (May 9, 2012)

He's definitely a judge fave. Joshua Ledet performs
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He's definitely a judge fave. Joshua Ledet performs Josh Groban's "You Raise Me Up." (May 9, 2012)

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