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"American Idol" - Top Three Performance - May 18, 2011
Theme: Three songs: contestants' choice, Jimmy's choice, judges choice
In the audience: Elijah Wood and his "Wilfred" co-star; Priscilla Presley; Neil Sedaka
Mentor: Beyonce on whom we get a video package on her super-mega-international awesomeness.
Contestant: Scotty McCreery
Song: "Amazed," Lonestar. Beyonce loves Scotty and thinks he can show off his range.
Performance: Leaning on a piano Scotty delivers the ballad simply and cleanly. And he holds the microphone straight.
Steven: Thinks he just keeps getting better and better and likes that he saw that he get a little angry. He also thought it was beautiful.
JLo: Thinks he's grown a lot as a performer and thought it was a great way to start the show.
Randy: Thinks it was a great song choice but thought there were a couple of pitchy moments but the ending was money.
Contestant: Lauren Alaina
Song:"Wild One," Faith Hill. Beyonce tries to give her confidence to be a fearless diva and leave ...