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'American Idol': Miley Cyrus' 'The Climb' was the most popular audition song

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Auditions for American Idol‘s ninth season ended Tuesday, and, according to a Ryan Seacrest tweet, Miley Cyrus’ “The Climb” was the most popular song on the road — “for real.” What do we think this means for next season? As someone who’s (privately) fallen prey to that song’s driving chorus, I cannot judge. So I’ll leave that to you. On the upside, it sounds like we could get an Idol whose voice actually suits the inspirational tune that he or she will be forced to record as a first single. (Though the odds of that song being anywhere as good as “The Climb”…)