May 02, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
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Update: Annie’s recap is live.

“Who the heck are these people?” Jennifer Lopez wondered as she scanned the infamous, never-before-quite-this-closely-seen American Idol cheat sheet. Just kidding, she knows them. She calls Jessica Sanchez “mama”! They’re close.

Tonight the Top 5 sang a ’60s classic and a Brit Pop tune. Nobody stunk. They all want it, Ryan!

Vote below for the idol who gave the best performances, and discuss the show here while I work on my full recap…


Hollie Cavanagh, “River Deep Mountain High” by Ike and Tina Turner

Phillip Phillips, “The Letter” by the Box Tops

Skylar Laine, “Fortunate Son” by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Joshua Ledet and Phillip, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” by the Righteous Brothers

Jessica Sanchez, “Proud Mary” by Ike and Tina Turner

Joshua Ledet, “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” by the Temptations

Hollie Cavanagh, “Bleeding Love” by Leona Lewis

Phillip Phillips, “Time of the Season” by the Zombies

Jessica, Skylar, and Hollie, “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” by Jackie Wilson

Skylar Laine, “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me” by Dusty Springfield

Jessica Sanchez, “You Are So Beautiful” by Joe Cocker

Joshua Ledet, “To Love Somebody” by the Bee Gees

‘American Idol’ recap: It’s the Time of the Season for Wanting It, Ryan!

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