It's the boys' turn to impress on "American Idol," and with only five spots available, all 10 performers have to give it their all. Nicki is on their side and, by the end of the night, had declared her undying love for at least half of them.
It's "Solo Day" at "American Idol," which means those lucky contestants who made it through the group auditions still have one more hurdle to go. With the judges harsher than ever (here's lookin' at you, Nicki), tensions are running high and no one is safe.
The evening ended with a surprise appearance from former judge Steven Tyler dressed in full drag. Tyler claimed to just be stopping in to say hi, but let's be real, he obviously came by to keep the divas of the season in check.
In the final and most emotional audition of the night, Matheus Fernandes discussed his struggle with bullying due to his height. He performed "A Change is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke and his voice and his story touched the judges.
The lyrics of country music are stories of heartbreak and small towns, of high schools crushes and hard times -- of nights where we drink too much, and the way we feel when we fall in love. It's the soundtrack to life in many parts of America.
No one can be forced to change his or her name because someone else has trademarked it. "Paul McCartney couldn't stop people who are named Paul McCartney and sing from using his name... [but] you couldn't perform under the name The Beatles."