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'American Idol': The contestants reveal which theme weeks scare them the most -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Which two American Idol contestants are worried about having to take on a heavy metal song? (Not James Durbin, that’s for sure!) And who thinks she can handle just about everything except…opera? The top nine took time out from their big Entertainment Weekly photo shoot to discuss which musical genres or theme weeks cause them to wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat. See if you can guess who was scared silly by Motown week, and which two crooners were nervous about singing Elton John. Those answers and more await you in the video player after the jump. And in case you missed it, see what other secrets the contestants spilled in yesterday’s exclusive video. Then, for more reality TV news and views, follow me on Twitter @EWDaltonRoss. Take it away, Idols…