The guys have dominated 'Idol' for years, but, on the first night of this year's finals, the girls made a strong case for themselves.
"I love Phillip because he gets lost in his music," Mary J. Blige says. "There is no ending for him." Jimmy Iovine thinks the show needs him ...
If Jessica Sanchez wasn't a favorite to go deep before, she is now. She gives an almost flawless performance of 'I Will Always Love You.'
Mary J. Blige says there's something about Jeremy Rosado's voice that she loves. But he sounds pretty rough in the mentoring session.
Hollie gives off something of a Dusty Springfield vibe. It's the most complete performance from any of the women so far tonight.
Heejun Han catches Mary J. Blige offguard. "I love your tone," she says.
'American Idol' always rewards a fast learner, and Skylar looks like she's figuring things out quickly.
DeAndre says the reggae-tinged 'Master Blaster' is one of his favorite songs. Mary J. Blige tells him to belt that pretty voice of his.
Shannon Magrane has picked 'I Have Nothing,' and Mary J. Blige can see her thinking about the notes.
Colton Dixon doing a Stevie Wonder record? "This is not his wheelhouse," says Jimmy Iovine.