"American Idol" changes its schedule and airs 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday this week. Twelve more contestants perform.
The group spans many talked-about singers, including:
*Nick Mitchell, the guy who often dresses up in a shiny shirt and workout sweatband to perform as his alter ego, Norman Gentle
*Jesse Langseth, the sister of Grammy-winning blues singer Jonny Lang
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*Adam Lambert, who boasts a theater background that includes appearances in shows like "Wicked"
Read more at the Ledger's official "Idol" blog, updated "live" throughout each episode.