Confirming an almost universal prediction, belter Syesha Mercado was eliminated from "American Idol" Wednesday night.
That means David Archuleta and David Cook will compete in next week's finale.
Mercado, a contestant some fans pegged to go home as early as the Top 24 stage, gained significant momentum as the competition progressed. But she appeared a better match for Broadway, a parallel judges confirmed after her performance of "Fever" Tuesday.
Get a full recap of last night's show at the "American Idol" blog at www.ledger-enquirer.com, where you can also weigh in with your predictions for the finale.