American Idol (2002– )
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9 Finalists Compete 

"American Idol" - Top Nine Performance Show - April 6, 2011 Ryan tells us that Gwen Stefani styled the contestants and will.i.am helped coach them. Theme: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame In the ... See full synopsis »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ryan Seacrest ... Himself - Host
Steven Tyler ... Himself - Judge
Jennifer Lopez ... Herself - Judge
Randy Jackson ... Himself - Judge
Jimmy Iovine ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Casey Abrams ... Himself
Lauren Alaina ... Herself
James Durbin ... Himself
Stefano Langone ... Himself
Jacob Lusk ... Himself
Scotty McCreery ... Himself
Paul McDonald ... Himself
Haley Reinhart ... Herself
Mark Thompson ... Announcer
Pia Toscano ... Herself
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"American Idol" - Top Nine Performance Show - April 6, 2011

Ryan tells us that Gwen Stefani styled the contestants and will.i.am helped coach them.

Theme: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

In the audience: Christian Slater; Todd Rundgren

Video Package: We get a history on the Hall narrated by Hall of Famer himself Steven Tyler.

Contestant: Jacob Lusk

Song: "Man in the Mirror," Michael Jackson, which he switched from "Let's Get it On," Marvin Gaye. He claims if he's in the bottom three it won't be because he sang the song badly but because people weren't ready to look in the mirror.

Performance: It's gentle and straightforward with a couple of pitchy moments at the beginning. He does a little back and forth with a back-up singer who looks like Siedah Garrett. He takes it a little higher on the chorus but never gets really get crazy on it.

Steven: Calls Garrett back out for a curtain call as the co-writer of the song. Says each time he sings he brings another piece of himself to the party and calls it...

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Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 2011 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.125 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Written by George Harrison
Originally performed by The Beatles
Sung by James Durbin
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