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On Wednesday night, the Top 10 "American Idol" finalists took on hits that previous winners made famous. But first, we need to address Ms. Nicki Minaj ... who showed up 13 minutes late for the taping! According to Ryan Seacrest, the rapper was caught in traffic on the 405 freeway and totally missed the first performance from Curtis Finch Jr. She showed up in time for Janelle Arthur's song and no further mention of her lateness was made by Ryan.O.K., onto the performances. Some proved they had winning material while others fell short. It made this viewer appreciate just how good the likes of Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia Barrino, and Carrie Underwood truly are. Here's how I ranked them, from best to worst -- and yes, the girls are in it to win it:1. Candice GloverJordin Sparks did an incredible cover of Tom Jones' "I Who Have Nothing" in Season 7, and Candice certainly did it justice. »

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