One down, 11 more to go, and the nation will have its Kelly Clarkson 10.0. Yes, folks, American Idol aired the first results show of the season 10 finals tonight, which means we’re just two weeks away from the show finalizing its summer tour lineup. Funny how time flies when you’re fixating on Steven Tyler’s wacky wardrobe and mourning the tragic early elimination of Kendra Chantelle, right? (Nope, I’m not quite ready to give up the cause. Please bear with me.)
So let’s get to the relevant information. Adam Lambert performed a gorgeous, stripped-down rendition of “Aftermath.” David Cook’s “Don’t You Forget About Me” got an all-too-brief introduction during the exit package. And Diddy Dirty Money (diddy I just type that?) was there, too. As for the results…
MySpace Contestant Karen Rodriguez
Ashthon Jones and Her Magnificent Hair
That Haley Reinhart!
First One Sent Back to Safety
First One Eliminated from the Season 10 Finals
So there you have it! While you head down to the comments to discuss the results, I’m going to get started on my full episode recap, which will post overnight right here at TVLine.com. [Update: My full recap is liiive!] And for all my Idol news and commentary, follow me on Twitter @MichaelSlezakTV!