The top five contestants faced off performing some classics for this weeks Rat Pack theme. They lucked out and got Jamie Foxx as their mentor this time around. He is so vibrant and commands the room at all times, so I knew his advice would really stick.
Kris Allen stepped up as contestant number one and scored before he even stepped on stage. Jamie Foxx said he would do a record with him if "Idol" didn't work out!! Wow! He's set up! He didn't disappoint, that's for sure, with his own twist on one of the sweetest songs of all time. The judges gushed with love towards him, but Simon said he doesn't know if Kris can win this thing.
The resident rocker chick, Allison, was up next with a gorgeous rendition of "Someone To Watch Over Me." She impresses me every week. Kara even said she thinks we should see Allison in the finals. Simon, of course, chimed in with his negativity but Kara jumped to her defense.
Matt Giraud was the audiences' "Funny Valentine." Randy gave it a 6 out of 10 and Kara didn't think he was emotionally connected, but Paula and Simon teamed up and called him brilliant! Go Matt! Bet that felt good.
With some comforting words from Mr. Foxx, Danny delivered a soulful and powerful performance. He really raised the bar this week. He had "Rat Pack swagger" according to Kara, and Simon agreed. Simon is definitely on Danny's side.
Adam was last but not least. A white satin suit had him dressed for the part. As always, the crowd went wild and the judges think he is in the zone. Adam got major support from the panel and deserved it.
We are getting so close to the finale and I really feel like this year that these artists are prepared to fight for what they want! I can't wait to see what happens next.