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'Idolatry': Matt, Kris, and Anoop on the rise for Motown Week

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We’re down to 10 contestants on American Idol‘s eighth season, and while Alexis Grace is inexplicably not among them (AGGGHHHH!), that doesn’t mean there aren’t some things to look forward to during Wednesday night’s Motown-themed performance episode. (Yep, President Obama, who clearly didn’t get the memo that Tuesday night is Idol night, is pre-empting the show for the second time this season!)

Anyhow, Kristen Baldwin and I took a break from our vacation to discuss the prospect of rising stars Matt Giraud, Kris Allen, and Anoop Desai, while our beloved producer Jason Averett cobbled together five vital reasons to vote for the marvelous Allison Iraheta. Do press play below, then head to the comments section and share which Idol hopefuls you think will excel with this week’s theme.

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