American Idol

Clay Aiken is shown as he is interviewed in New York, Thursday Jan. 10, 2007. The singer, who burst to fame during the second season of "American Idol," has made his Broadway debut in "Monty Python's Spamalot," in creator Eric Idle's old role as Sir Robin. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Kellie Pickler Kelly Clarkson poses for photographers as she arrives for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards on May 23.  "American Idol" finalist Clay Aiken accepts the Fan's Choice Award in this file photo during the 31st annual American Music Awards, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, in Los Angeles. Aiken, who joins the cast of "Monty Python's Spamalot" this week, plays one of the leads, Sir Robin, in the Tony Award-winning musical in a stint that will run through May 4. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
 This April 2007 file photo originally made available by the Hillsborough Sheriff's Deparment shows former "American Idol" finalist Jessica Sierra after her arrest in a fracas with three Tampa police officers outside a nightclub. The former "American Idol" contestant was sentenced Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, to a yearlong stint in a California rehabilitation clinic and three years' probation. (AP Photo/Hillsborough Sheriff's Dept., File)
In an undated photo provided by Fox Television,Christina Tolisano, 24, Enfield Conn.. performs in front of the judges at the Philadelphia audition for "American Idol" for the premiere of it's seventh season. The season starts with programs on Jan. 15 and Jan. 16. (AP Photoi/Michael Becker/FOX) This photo, supplied by the Hard Rock Cafe, show Elliott Yamin, who was a third-place finalist on the fifth season of "American Idol," performs at Hard Rock Cafe at an exclusive show for a local radio station's contest winners in Atlanta, Friday, December 21, 2007. (AP Photo/Hard Rock Cafe/Jenni Girtman) In an undated photo provided by Fox Television, Katarzyna Czarnecka, from New York, performs in front of the judges at the Philadelphia audition for "American Idol" for the premiere of it's seventh season. The season starts with programs on Jan. 15 and Jan. 16, 2008. (AP Photoi/Michael Becker/FOX)  American Idol winner Taylor Hicks performs on stage during Asian Idol in Jakarta, Indonesia, in this Dec 16, 2007, file photo. Hicks might have won "American Idol," but he's lost his record deal. The soul singer, who claimed the "Idol" title in 2006, has apparently been dropped by J Records, a label within Sony-BMG, which signs the show's singers. "Taylor is going to record on his own for the next album," said publicist Liz Morentin, who did not give further details regarding Hicks. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, file)
AMERICAN IDOL: Charleston contestant: Aretha Codner, 22, Buffalo, NY In an undated photo provided by Fox Television, Aretha Codner of Buffalo, N.Y., performs in front of the judges at the Philadelphia audition for "American Idol" for the premiere of it's seventh season. The season starts with programs on Jan. 15 and Jan. 16, 2008. (AP Photoi/Michael Becker/FOX) In an undated photo provided by Fox Television, Sarah Whitaker, 25, from Council Bluffs, Iowa, performs for the judges at the Omaha audition for the "American Idol" seventh season. The season starts with programs on Jan. 15 and Jan. 16, 2008. (AP Photoi/FOX) Carrie Underwood performs during the New Years eve celebration at Times Square in New York, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Alexis Cohen, 23, of Allentown, Pa., performs in front of the judges during tryouts for the program's seventh season in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/FOX, Michael Becker)  Singer Chris Daughtry performs during MTV's "Total Request Live" at the MTV Times Square Studios in this June 1, 2007, file photo in New York. He may not have won "American Idol," but Chris Daughtry is the king of the album charts this year, according to Billboard. The "Idol" finalist's band, Daughtry, sold 3.2 million copies of their self-titled debut, making it the most popular album of the year, according to the trade magazine. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) In an undated photo provided by Fox Television,Ben Haar of Newark, Del., performs for the judges at the Philadelphia audition for "American Idol" for the premiere of it's seventh season. The season starts with programs on Jan. 15 and Jan. 16, 2008. (AP Photoi/Michael Becker/FOX) Jordin Sparks performs during the New Years eve celebration at Times Square in New York, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) In an undated photo provided by Fox Television, Kenton Fosters of Nashville, performs in front of the judges at the Philadelphia audition for "American Idol" for the premiere of it's seventh season. The season starts with programs on Jan. 15 and Jan. 16, 2008. (AP Photo/Michael Becker/Fox TV) n this photo released by Fox,Television's biggest event, "America Idol", returns for its seventh season in a special two-night, four-hour season premiere Tuesday, Jan. 15 and Wednesday, Jan. 16 on FOX. Pictured L-R: Randy Jackson, Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul. (AP Photo/Sam Jones,Fox) New York Giants' Fred Robbins (98) and Guy Whimper (79) talk to County singer Kellie Pickler wearing a jersey during media day for the Super Bowl XLII football game Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, in Glendale, Ariz,. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
You saw this last night on American Idol. The crop circle, created by Swanson Russell Associates as a big heartland welcome to the American Idol cast, crew and contestants, was officially extended during Tuesday night's national broadcast of American Idol's Omaha auditions show. American Idol dubbed the advertising/PR agency's crop circle Omaha's "Big Reveal." For behind-the-scenes video of the making of the crop circle, go to www.sramarketing.com/americanidol. (PRNewsFoto/Swanson Russell Associates) Paula Abdul poses for a photo at The Retreat at Super Bowl XLII, celebrity gifting suite on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Abdul, who has a new song with fellow "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson, blames a plane crash for keeping her out of the musical arena for more than a decade. (AP Photo/Nekesa Moody)
Producer Simon Fuller, center, holds his Visionary Award as he poses with former American Idol contestants Jordin Sparks, left, and Chris Daughtry, right, in the press room at the 2008 Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
"American Idol" judge Simon Cowell listens to a question during the 2007 Fox Winter Press Tour, in this Jan. 20, 2007, file photo in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Rene Macura, file) In this artist rendering released by Disney, a concept for an American Idol attraction is shown. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced plans Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, to create a live performance attraction based on the hugely popular "American Idol" singing competition at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park, formerly called Disney-MGM Studios, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Disney)  "American Idol" contestant Chris Daughtry arrives for a finalist party at the Pacific Design Center in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles in this March 9,2006 file photo. Daughtry has four Grammy nominations, but viewers may not see the band on Sunday's broadcast, even if they win each award. Daughtry, the namesake of the "American Idol" finalist, had one of last year's best-selling albums with their self-titled debut, which is among the nominees for best rock album. But they face competition from rock veterans ranging from U2 to Bruce Springsteen to the Foo Fighters in their categories. (AP Photo/Branimir Kvartuc, FILE)
Former "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks poses on the press line at a party honoring Timbaland sponsored by Verizon Wireless and People magazine in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 8, 2008. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Musician Chris Daughtry, center, and the band 'Daughtry' arrive at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Carrie Underwood performs at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian) This undated photo provided Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008 by Fox shows the 24 American Idol finalists. Back row, from left: Alexandrea Lushington, Robbie Carrico, Jason Castro, Danny Noriega (striped shirt), Brooke White, Amanda Overmyer, Michael Johns, David Cook (bandana), Luke Menard and Carly Smithson (standing far right). Bottom row, from left: Chikezie Eze, Colton Berry, Asia'H Epperson, Kady Malloy (seated, black dress), Joanne Borgella, Ramiele Malubay, David Hernandez (seated, front), Amy Davis, Alaina Whitaker, Syesha Mercado, Jason Yeager, David Archuleta (seated), Garrett Haley and Kristy Lee Cook. (AP Photo/Fox, Timothy White)  Former American Idol Jordin Sparks rehearses her halftime performance for Friday's rookie challenge basketball game Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at the NBA All Star Weekend in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
2007 American Idol winner Jordin Sparks sings the Star Spangled Banner during a visit by President Bush to the U.S. ambassador's residence in Accra, Ghana, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008. Sparks is working with "Malaria No More" a non-profit organization dedicated to combating Malaria in Africa. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
American Idol Season 7's Top 24 contestants pose as they arrive at a party in their honor, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Ramiele Malubay, 20, of Miramar, Fla., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX)
In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Michael Johns, 29, of Los Angeles, is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Colton Berry, 17, of Staunton, Va., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Syesha Mercado, 21, of Sarasota, Fla., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Robbie Carrico, 26, of Melbourne, Fla., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Brooke White, 24, of Mesa, Ariz., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Kady Malloy, 18, of Houston, is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant David Cook, 25, of Blue Spings, Mo., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Amanda Overmyer, 23, of Mulberry, Ind., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Luke Menard, 29, Crawfordsville, Ind., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Joanne Borgella, 25, of Hoboken, N.J., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant David Archuleta, 17, of Murray, Utah, is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Carly Smithson, 24, of San Diego, Calif., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Garrett Haley, 17, of Elida, Ohio, is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Amy Davis, 25, of Lowell, Ind., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) n this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant David Hernandez, 24, of Glendale, Ariz., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Alaina Whitaker, 16, of Tulsa, Okla., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Chikezie Eze, 22, of Inglewood, Calif., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Alexandrea Lushington, 17, of Douglasville, Ga., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Jason Castro, 20, of Rockwall, Texas, is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Kristy Lee Cook, 24, of Selma, Ore., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Jason Yeager, 28, of Grand Prairie, Texas, is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Danny Noriega, 18, of Azuza, Calif., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Asia'H Epperson, 19, of Joplin, Mo., is shown. (AP Photo/FOX) In this photo provided by Fox, Carly Smithson performs in front of the judges on American Idol. Smithson progressed on "American Idol" Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008 amid controversy over her professional past. (AP Photo/Fox, Frank Micelotta) This undated image provided by Fox shows the top 20 contestants in the "American Idol" reality television show. Four aspiring singers were shown the door on "American Idol" Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008 after failing to convince America that they have what it takes to win the star-making talent contest. (AP Photo/Fox, Michael Becker)
This image provided by Fox shows American Idol contestant Alexandrea Lushington performing in front of the judges on the show airing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008. Four aspiring singers, including Lushington were shown the door on "American Idol" Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008 after failing to convince America that they have what it takes to win the star-making talent contest. (AP Photo/Fox) This image provided by Fox shows American Idol contestant Robbie Carrico performing on the show airing Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008. Four aspiring singers, including Carrico were shown the door on "American Idol" Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008 after failing to convince America that they have what it takes to win the star-making talent contest. (AP Photo/Fox, Michael Becker) This image provided by Fox shows American Idol contestant Jason Yeager performing on the show airing Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008. Four aspiring singers, including Yeager were shown the door on "American Idol" Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008 after failing to convince America that they have what it takes to win the star-making talent contest. (AP Photo/Fox, Michael Becker) This image provided by Fox shows American Idol contestant Alaina Whitaker performing in front of the judges on the show airing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008. Four aspiring singers, including Whitaker were shown the door on "American Idol" Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008 after failing to convince America that they have what it takes to win the star-making talent contest. (AP Photo/Fox)  Pop star Miley Cyrus arrives at the fashion show In Style and The Recording Academy celebrate Grammy salute to fashion in Los Angeles in this Feb. 7, 2008, file photo. The second "American Idol" charity event is set for April 9, with a lineup that includes Bono, Brad Pitt, Miley Cyrus, Fergie, Chris Daughtry and Carrie Underwood. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, file)
 Singer Carrie Underwood arrives at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in this Feb. 10, 2008, file photo in Los Angeles. The second "American Idol" charity event is set for April 9, with a lineup that includes Bono, Brad Pitt, Miley Cyrus, Fergie, Chris Daughtry and Carrie Underwood. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file) American Idol Season 7's Top 24 contestant David Hernandez poses at a party in their honor, in this Feb. 14, 2008 file photo in Los Angeles. The 24-year-old "Idol" finalist from Glendale, Ariz., once worked as a stripper at Dick's Cabaret, dancing fully nude and giving lap dances to the club's "mostly male" clientele, according to club manager Gordy Bryan. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) Contestant Brooke White attends the American Idol annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten)
Contestants, rear left to right, Carly Smithson, Kristy Lee Cook, Ramiele Malubay, David Cook, Jason Castro, David Hernandez, Michael Johns, Chikezie, Syesha Mercado, David Archuleta, and front left to right, Amanda Overmyer and Brooke White attend the American Idol annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Contestant David Hernandez attends the American Idol annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten)
Contestant Michael Johns attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Contestant David Cook attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Former contestants Kimberly Caldwell, left, and Gina Glocksen attend the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Former contestants Blake Lewis, left, and Luke Menard attend the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten)
Contestant Jason Castro attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Contestant David Archuleta attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Contestant Kristy Lee Cook attends the American Idol annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Contestant Amanda Overmyer attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Contestant Syesha Mercado attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Contestant Ramiele Malubay attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten)
Contestant Chikezie attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Contestant Carly Smithson attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party Thursday, March 6, 2008 in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten)  Nikki McKibbin celebrates during the final episode of Fox's television competition "American Idol," in Los Angeles, in this Sept. 4, 2002 file photo. McKibbin, who came in third during the first season of the Fox singing competition, says she stripped for "five or six months" and was upfront with "Idol" producers about her resume. When asked on an application if she had any professional dance experience, McKibbin says she wrote "yes _ exotic." (AP Photo/Lucy Nicholson)
American Idol Judge Randy Jackson makes an appearance at MTV Studios in Times Square for MTV's "Total Request Live" show, Monday, March 10, 2008, in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer) American Idol Judges Paula Abdul, right, and Randy Jackson talk with MTV VJ Lindsey Rodriguez, center, at MTV Studios in Times Square for MTV's "Total Request Live" show, Monday, March 10, 2008, in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
American Idol Judge Paula Abdul makes an appearance at MTV Studios in Times Square for MTV's "Total Request Live" show, Monday, March 10, 2008, in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer) In this undated screen shot provided by Konami, a singer performs in the Wii version of "Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore." (AP Photo/Konami)
Geny Panaligan-Ke, left, family friend and watch party organizer of Ramiele Malubay, one of American Idol's 12 finalists, watches American Idol with friends of Malubay in Miramar, Fla., Tuesday, March 11, 2008. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
 Contestant David Hernandez attends the American Idol annual Top 12 Party in this Thursday, March 6, 2008 file photo in West Hollywood, Calif. Hernandez was voted off the program on Wednesday, March 12, 2008. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten)
In this image released by FOX, American Idol contestant David Cook performs, Tuesday, March 4, 2008, in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old native of Blue Springs, Mo., brought his aspiring music career to Tulsa two years ago after graduating from Central Missouri State University with a degree in graphic design. But despite a college degree and even a few career opportunities, Cook's friends and band mates from Tulsa say there's nothing Cook would rather be doing than performing and making music. (AP Photo/FOX, Frank Micelotta) In this image released by FOX, American Idol contestant Brooke White performs, Wednesday, March 5, 2008, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/FOX,Frank Micelotta) Former American Idol contestant David Hernandez appears onstage during a taping of MTV's "Total Request Live" at the MTV Times Square Studios, Monday, March 17, 2008, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus clown Ben Bolin meets former "American Idol" contestant Amanda Overmeyer when the cast of the circus and Overmeyer appeared on the NBC "Today" television show in New York's Rockefeller Plaza, Tuesday March 25, 2008. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Chikezie was voted off "American Idol" on Wednesday, March 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten)  Frenchie Davis is shown in Seattle in this Dec. 9, 2003 file photo. Davis, the big-voiced "American Idol" contestant who found success on Broadway in "Rent," will undergo surgery to remove a vocal cord polyp. Davis said she's eager to take care of the condition that's begun to cause tiredness and hoarseness after performances. But she's admits to being apprehensive. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)
Ryan Seacrest, host of American Idol, left, kisses Ashlee Simpson as he goes on stage to accept the award for Favorite Reality Show during the 21st Annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles, on Saturday, March 29, 2008. Looking on at right is Pete Wentz. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
In this photo provided by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres chats with former "American Idol" contestant, Chikezie Eze on Saturday, March 29, 2008 in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Warner Bros., Kevin Kolczynski)
 In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant David Cook, 25, of Blue Spings, Mo., is shown. A producer for "American Idol" says Cook took a trip to the hospital because of heart palpitations after appearing on the show. Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe said Wednesday April 2, 2008, that the 25-year-old from Oklahoma had heart palpitations and high blood pressure near the end of Tuesday night's show. (AP Photo/FOX,File)  Contestant Ramiele Malubay, a diminutive singer with a big voice, was booted as the show trimmed the competition to eight hopefuls. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten, file) Robin Williams performs at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Robin Williams , right, performs as Randy Jackson, left, Paula Abdul, center, and Simon Cowell look on at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Fergie performs with John Legend, left, at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Fergie performs at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Fergie, center, is seen on stage with sisters Ann, left, and Nancy Wilson, of Heart, at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Billy Crystal, right, and Miley Ray Cyrus are seen on stage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
David Cook, left, and Carly Smithson are seen backstage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008.(AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Billy Crystal, right, and Miley Ray Cyrus are seen on stage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Annie Lennox is seen at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) From left, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, Ryan Seacrest, and Randy Jackson are seen backstage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008.(AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Gloria Estefan, left, and Sheila E. are seen backstage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008.(AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
American Idol contestants perform at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. From left are: Michael Johns,Kristy Lee Cook,Jason Castro and Syesha Mercado. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) American Idol contestants perform at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. From left are: Brooke White, David Archuleta, Kristy Lee Cook, David Cook, Carly Smithson, Jason Castro, Syesha Mercado and Michael Johns. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Fergie performs at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) David Archuleta seen at the final performance of the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Kristy Lee Cook, left, and Syesha Mercado are seen backstage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008.(AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Actor David Spade arrives at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg) Robin Williams, right, and Simon Cowell are seen on stage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Miley Ray Cyrus performs at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Mariah Carey performs at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Snoop Dogg, right, and Charlie Wilson perform at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Kristy Lee Cook, left, and Brooke White are seen backstage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Singer Carrie Underwood arrives at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg) Brad Pitt is seen on stage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Sheila E. performs at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Sarah Silverman is seen on stage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Reese Witherspoon is seen on stage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) John Legend, right, signs autographs backstage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Fergie, center, performs with sisters Ann, left, and Nancy Wilson, of Heart, at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
David Archuleta performs at the "Idol Gives Back," fundraising special of "American Idol," in Los Angeles Sunday, April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Geri Halliwell is seen backstage at the "Idol Gives Back," fundraising special of "American Idol," in Los Angeles Sunday, April 6, 2008.(AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Jordin Sparks is seen at the "Idol Gives Back," fundraising special of "American Idol," in Los Angeles Sunday, April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Kristy Lee Cook, left, and Jason Castro are seen backstage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Sunday April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine, left and guitarist James Valentine arrive at the "Idol Gives Back," fundraising special of "American Idol," in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Alan Sanchez, a production assistance with American Idol, and other workers from some of television's top reality shows file claims at the Van Nuys office of the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Tuesday, April 8, 2008, in the Van Nuys sections of Los Angeles, alleging that producers owe them unpaid overtime and penalties. (AP Photo/Ric Francis) In this undated image released by FOX, "American Idol" contestant Carly Smithson, 24, of San Diego, Calif., is shown. Dublin-bred Smithson, 24, worked five days a week as a waitress and then as a bartender at the Field for almost three years, up until her stint as a finalist on Fox network's "American Idol." (AP Photo/FOX) Michael Johns is gone from "American Idol." The Australian-born singer was eliminated Thursday from Fox's popular singing competition as the contest was narrowed down to the top seven finalists following Wednesday's "Idol Gives Back" charity event. (AP Photo/FOX) Graphic shows the top 10 weekly television shows for the week. Kristy Lee Cook was voted off American Idol on Wednesday, April 16th. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten) Jordin Sparks will tour with Alicia Keys this month. Here Jordin Sparks and Ryan Seacrest pose for a photo before the start of the 21st Annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)  In this April 6, 2008 file photo, Jordin Sparks poses backstage at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles. Vocal problems have forced Jordin Sparks to temporarily drop out of Alicia Keys' nationwide tour and cancel all her other singing engagements for the entire month, a representative for the "American Idol" said Monday, April 21, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
Former "American Idol" contestant Michael Johns arrives at the after party for Kanye West's "Glow in the Dark Tour Ignited by Absolut 100" in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 22, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Carly Smithson was voted off "American Idol" on Wednesday, April 23. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten, File) (L-R) American Idol contestants Syesha Mercado, Jason Castro, Brooke White, David Archuleta, and David Cook arrive at the Britweek launch party at the British Consul Generals' residence in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
From left, singers Teddy Geiger, Ace Young of "American Idol," and sisters Kelly and Camile Karmina who are the singing group "Karmina" get together at the VH1 Save The Music Foundation's third annual Big Shopping Day in Los Angeles Saturday, April 26, 2008. Guests shopped among retailers who donate high-end clothing, beauty products and home items. Proceeds benefit the VH1 Save The Music Foundation's work to restore instrumental music education in U.S. public schools. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) American Idol contestants Syesha Mercado, right, and Brooke White arrive at the Britweek launch party at the British Consul Generals' residence in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
President Bush speaks about Malaria awareness in front of a mosquito net as he tours the Northwest Boys and Girls Club in Hartford, Conn., Friday, April 25, 2008. With him are former American Idol finalist Melinda Doolittle, center, and Milwaukee Bucks basketball player Charlie Villanueva, right. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) American Idol contestants Jason Castro, right, and David Archuleta arrive at the Britweek launch party at the British Consul Generals' residence in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Nigel Lythgoe, right, and American Idol contestant David Archuleta pose together at the Britweek launch party at the British Consul Generals' residence in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Diamond wasn't Brooke White's best friend on "American Idol" Wednesday night. The tearful 24-year-old folkster from Mesa, Ariz., was eliminated as the Fox show trimmed the competition to the top four finalists. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Do Something 101: Pop star and American Idol(TM) winner Jordin Sparks teams up this summer with Do Something and Staples to encourage teens to collect school supplies for youth in need. (Photo: Thomas Sepenzis)  In this April 14, 2008 file photo, "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul arrives at the 2008 CMT Awards, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file) Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of FremantleMedia North America, and the boss of all the "American Idol" producers poses for a photo at her office in Burbank, Calif. Thursday, May 1, 2008. Frot-Coutaz is also bringing "Celebrity Family Feud," "Million Dollar Password" and "Match Game" to primetime this fall.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) In this 2008 image released by FOX, the remaining "American Idol" contestants, from left, David Archuleta, Syesha Mercado, David Cook and Jason Castro are shown in Los Angeles. Audience declines for "American Idol" are most steep among youthful viewers, the people who set the pop culture agenda and are most likely to buy music made by the show's winners. (AP Photo/FOX, Michael Becker) In this 2008 image released by FOX, "American Idol" judges, from left, Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell are shown on the set in Los Angeles. Audience declines for "American Idol" are most steep among youthful viewers, the people who set the pop culture agenda and are most likely to buy music made by the show's winners. (AP Photo/FOX, Michael Becker) Brooke White makes an appearance on MTV's "Total Request Live" on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 in New York. White is the 5th place finalist on season 7 of American Idol. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Brooke White, left, chats with VJ Lyndsey Rodrigues during an appearance on MTV's "Total Request Live" on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 in New York. White is the 5th place finalist on season 7 of American Idol. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
American Idol contestant Jason Castro was voted off the show Wednesday night after he forgot the words to the second verse of the Bob Dylan classic "Mr. Tambourine Man," on Tuesday night's show. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
"American Idol" finalist Syesha Mercado, of Sarasota, Fla., smiles as she signs an autograph before the Los Angeles Angels-Tampa Bay Rays baseball game Friday night, May 9, 2008, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) American Idol finalist David Archuleta, of Murray, Utah, is surrounded at The Gateway shopping mall in Salt Lake City, Utah, Friday May 9, 2008. The three finalists traveled back to their homes for a reunion with their hometown fans for a segment on the reality television show. (AP Photo/Laura Seitz, Deseret News) "American Idol" finalist David Cook sings during a homecoming celebration at Blue Springs South High School in Blue Springs, Mo. Friday, May 9, 2008. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) American Idol contestant David Cook prepares to throw out the first pitch during a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, May 9, 2008. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
American Idol finalist Syesha Mercado, of Sarasota, Fla., sings the National Anthem before the start of the Los Angeles Angels and Tampa Bay Rays baseball game Friday, May 9, 2008 in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
American Idol finalist David Archuleta sings the national anthem before t Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference semifinal series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Utah Jazz, Friday, May 9, 2008, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac) American Idol contestant David Archuleta waves to fans at his high school Friday, May 9, 2008, in Murray, Utah. (AP Photo/Kenny Crookston) American Idol contestant David Archuleta and his mother, Lupe Archuleta, left, wave to fans at his high school Friday, May 9, 2008, in Murray, Utah. (AP Photo/Kenny Crookston) "American Idol" finalist David Cook acknowledges the crowd as he attends a homecoming celebration at Blue Springs South High School in Blue Springs, Mo. Friday, May 9, 2008. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
American Idol contestant Syesha Mercado was voted off the show Wednesday night after judge Paula Abdul panned her performance. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten, file)
TV Personality Paula Abdul from the show "American Idol" arrives at the Fox Upfront after party at Wollman Rink in Central Park on Thursday, May 15, 2008, in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)  In this Dec 16, 2007, file photo American Idol winner Taylor Hicks performs on stage during Asian Idol in Jakarta, Indonesia. Hicks is going from "Idol" to "Angel." The "American Idol" alum will join the Broadway cast of "Grease" on June 6, 2008 playing Teen Angel in the revival of the popular musical. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, file)
In this image released by FOX, American Idol contestant David Archuleta performs, Tuesday, March 4, 2008, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/FOX, Frank Micelotta)  In this March 6, 2008 file photo, contestant David Cook attends the "American Idol" annual Top 12 Party in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten, file) Brooke White, right, performs with Graham Nash from Crosby Stills Nash & Young during the finale of "American Idol" at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Wednesday, May 21, 2008. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox)
David Cook performs the song "Sharp Dressed Man" with ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) unner-up David Archuleta shakes hands with judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, and Randy Jackson after David Cook was announced the winner of "American Idol" during the finale at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Wednesday, May 21, 2008. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian) David Cook is surrounded by fellow contestants as he performs after being named the new American Idol during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox)
Brooke White,left, and Kristy Lee Cook perform during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) The Jonas Brothers, perform during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. From left are, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox)
George Michael iperforms at the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) Renaldo Lapuz, right, is seen on stage with judge Simon Cowell during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) Donna Summer performs during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) From left, David Hernandez, Chikezie, Jason Castro and Michael Johns perform during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox)
David Cook performs during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) David Hernandez, left, and Ramiele Malubay perform during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) The Love Guru is seen during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) David Cook, left, and David Archuleta meet on stage during the opening of the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) Jordin Sparks performs during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) David Cook is surrounded by fellow contestants as he performs after being named the new American Idol during the season finale on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. From left are: Jason Castro,David Archuleta, David Cook and Michael Johns. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) Amanda Overmyer performs during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) Carly Smithson performs during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) Carly Smithson, left, and Michael Johns perform during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) David Cook hugs his mother Beth Foraker after being named the new American Idol during the season finale on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) Seal, left, and Syesha Mercado perform "Waiting for You" during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) Carrie Underwood performs during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox) David Archuleta, left, and David Cook, wait to hear Ryan Seacrest announce the winner of American Idol during the season finale on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox)
David Cook performs during the season finale of American Idol on Wednesday May 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (Mark Mainz/AP Images for Fox)

‘American Idol’

March 6: Jason "Sundance" Head performs in front of the judges on "American Idol." (Associated Press) March 8: Contestant Chris Sligh attends an "American Idol" celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. (Associated Press) March 8: Contestant Stephanie Edwards attends an "American Idol" celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. (Associated Press) March 8: Contestant Gina Glocksen attends an "American Idol" celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. (Associated Press) March 8: Contestant Chris Richardson attends an "American Idol" celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. (Associated Press) March 8: Contestant Lakisha Jones attends an "American Idol" celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. (Associated Press) March 8: Contestant Phil Stacey attends an "American Idol" celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. (Associated Press) March 8: Contestants Blake Lewis, left, and Haley Scarnato, right, are interviewed at an "American Idol" celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. (Associated Press) March 8: The top twelve contestants pose for photographs at an "American Idol" celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. They are, front row from left to right: Brandon Rogers, Blake Lewis and Chris Richardson. Back row from left: Chris Sligh, Haley Scarnato, Melinda Doolittle, Jordin Sparks, Sanjaya Malakar. Stephanie Edwards, Phil Stacey, LaKisha Jones and Gina Glocksen. (Associated Press) March 8: Contestant Jordin Sparks, of Glendale, Ariz., attends an "American Idol" celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. (Associated Press) March 27: Sanjaya Malakar performs on "American Idol." Malakar is considered to be one of the weakest performers, but has a fan base that has helped him survive multiple rounds of viewer elimination. (Associated Press) March 28: Grammy Award-winning artist Gwen Stefani and dancers perform "The Sweet Escape" on "American Idol." Earlier in the week, she mentored the television talent show contestants. (Associated Press) March 31: Randy Jackson, right, and Paula Abdul accept the favorite television show award for "American Idol," at the 20th Annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles. (Associated Press) March 31: Tony Bennett poses with the nine finalists on "American Idol" in Los Angeles. Bennett was taped to mentor the finalists for the competition that aired on Tuesday, April 3. (Associated Press) April 3: Melinda Doolittle performs in front of the judges on "American Idol." (Associated Press) April 11: Jennifer Lopez performs on "American Idol." (Associated Press) April 11: Haley Scarnato reacts after she was axed from Fox's "American Idol" television talent show. (Associated Press) April 17: Sanjaya Malakar performs on the set of "American Idol" in Los Angeles. Sanjaya, the under-talented but unflappable singer who horrified and captivated millions in his improbable "American Idol" run, was finally voted off the show Wednesday night. (Associated Press) April 21: 'American Idol' contestant Sanjaya Malakar, left, and Petra Nemcova arrive at the Bloomberg News Gala, which followed the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington. (Associated Press) April 25: Singer Josh Groban, center, poses with the African Children's Choir in the photo room at Fox's "Idol Gives Back" fundraising television special of "American Idol" in Los Angeles. (Associated Press) April 25: Jack Black performs on "Idol Gives Back," a charity show broadcast from the "American Idol" stage and Walt Disney Concert Hall, in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. The show's goal was to raise awareness and money for the newly formed Charity Projects Entertainment Fund and other organizations that fund relief programs for children and young people in extreme poverty in America and Africa. (Associated Press) April 25: The six "American Idol" finalists perform on "Idol Gives Back." (Associated Press) April 25: Ellen DeGeneres poses for photographers in the photo room at the "American Idol" Idol Gives Back charity special in Los Angeles. (Associated Press) April 25: The music group Earth, Wind & Fire poses for photographers in the photo room at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special. (Associated Press) April 25: Kelly Clarkson poses for photographers in the photo room at the "Idol Gives Back" fundraising special of "American Idol." (Associated Press) Jon Bon Jovi poses with the contestants of 'American Idol' as they prepare to sing songs by his legendary band on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 on FOX. Pictured left to right: Blake Lewis, Jordin Sparks, Jon Bon Jovi, David Bryan (Keyboards) Melinda Doolitlle, Phil Stacey, LaKisha Jones and Chris Richardson. (AP Photo/Fox) The "American Idol" final four contestants, from left to right: Jordin Sparks, LaKisha Jones, Blake Lewis and Melinda Doolittle. (AP Photo/Fox, Frank Micelotta) May 8: Kelly Clarkson, the first "American Idol" winner, appears on the NBC "Today" television show in New York. Clarkson is scheduled to begin her next tour with an appearance at the Live Earth Show at Giants Stadium July 7, 2007. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) May 8: LaKisha Jones performs on "American Idol" in Los Angeles on Tuesday night. The four remaining contestants on the television talent show each sang two Bee Gees' songs. (AP Photo/Fox, Frank Micelotta) This photo supplied by Fox Television shows Barry Gibb, who mentored the "American Idol" final four earlier this week in Los Angeles as they prepared to sing songs he made famous with the Bee Gees. From left to right are: Melinda Doolittle, Jordin Sparks, Gibb, LaKisha Jones and Blake Lewis. (AP Photo/Fox,Ray Mickshaw) May 9: Sanjaya Malakar, who finished seventh in the current season of "American Idol," greets fans as he arrives to sign autographs to benefit the Christian humanitarian and relief group World Vision at a mall in Federal Way, Wash. (AP Photo/John Froschauer) "American Idol" remaining finalists Melinda Doolittle, left, Blake Lewis and Jordin Sparks, right, posed this week in Los Angeles after LaKisha Jones was ousted from the television talent contest Wednesday, May 9, 2007. Their hometowns gave them rousing welcomes Friday, May 11, 2007. (AP Photo/Fox Television,Frank Micelotta) May 10: Host Ellen DeGeneres, right, and singer and former "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson chat during the taping of the third annual "Ellen In The Park" edition of the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" outdoors at Johnny Carson Park across the street from NBC Studios in Burbank, Calif. The show is scheduled to air Monday, May 14. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) May 10: Host Ellen DeGeneres , right, and recent "American Idol" castoff LaKisha Jones chat during the taping of the third annual "Ellen In The Park" edition of the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" outdoors at Johnny Carson Park across the street from NBC Studios in Burbank, Calif. The show is scheduled to air Monday, May 14. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) May 11: Melinda Doolittle, one of three finalists in the "American Idol" television program, rides in a car through a crowd of fans at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Doolittle is a 1999 graduate of Belmont. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) May 11: Melinda Doolittle, left, one of three finalists from the "American Idol" television program, poses with fans at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Doolittle is a 1999 graduate of Belmont. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) May 11: "American Idol" finalist Blake Lewis performs in concert at Westlake Center in Seattle. (AP Photo/Kevin P. Casey) May 11: "American Idol" finalist Blake Lewis performs a free concert in Bothell, Wash. (AP Photo/Kevin P. Casey) May 11: Jordin Sparks, 17, of Glendale, Ariz. and one of three finalists for "American Idol," sings to several thousand of her fans at Westgate City Center in her hometown of Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) May 11: Jordin Sparks, 17, from Glendale, Ariz. and one of three finalists for "American Idol," waves to some of her fans as she arrived to perform at Westgate City Center in her hometown of Glendale, Ariz. Thousands of fans came out in over 100-degree heat to watch her sing. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Melinda Doolittle performs Tuesday, May 15, 2007 on the set of "American Idol" in Los Angeles. Most observers thought she was a lock to go on to the "American Idol" finale, but Doolittle was eliminated Wednesday night, May 16, 2007. (AP Photo/Fox Television, Michael Becker) Jordin Sparks, left, and Blake Lewis are the finalists on Fox's "American Idol" television talent show. (AP Photo/Fox, Frank Micelotta) Finalists Jordin Sparks, right, and Blake Lewis perform the duet "I Saw Her Standing There," during the finale of 'American Idol' at the Kodak Theatre. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian) Blake Lewis and Jordin Sparks high five after they were surprised with new Ford Mustangs during the finale of 'American Idol' at the Kodak Theatre. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)  Jordin Sparks reacts to being announced the winner of American Idol at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian) Jordin Sparks reacts to being announced the winner of American Idol as Sanjaya Malakar, Gina Glocksen and Brandon Rogers congratulate her during the finale of 'American Idol.' (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)