Answer honestly, "American Idol" top 12 women: What part of "song choice" do you not understand?
The ninth season of "American Idol" has repeatedly been touted as the year of the women. Maybe unusually high expectations made Tuesday's show -- which featured this season's top 12 females -- seem incredibly underwhelming.
The majority of contestants opted for drab, depressing tunes that didn't do much to bolster their fan bases. Others fell into the trap of perhaps the worst "Idol" decision in history -- copying a tune made famous by a female diva like Leona Lewis or Alicia Keys.
The exception to two hours of mediocrity? Sandwich maker Lilly Scott, who served up a delicious, contemporary take on The Beatles' "Fixing a Hole." It was fun, Feist-like and engaging. Sure, I'll take chips with that.
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Here's how I'd rank them, share your rankings on our "American Idol" blog:
1. Lilly Scott, "Fixing a Hole"
2. Crystal Bowersox, "Hand in My Pocket"
3. Didi Benami, "The Way I Am"
4. Katelyn Epperly, "Oh! Darling"
5. Siobhan Magnus, "Wicked Game"
6. Michelle Delamor, "Fallin"
7. Paige Miles, "All Right Now"
8. Katie Stevens, "Feeling Good"
9. Janell Wheeler, "What About Love"
10. Ashley Rodriguez, "Happy"
11. Haeley Vaughn, "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
12. Lacey Brown, "Landslide"