The tally

With Kris Allen leading in six categories to Adam’s three, the perpetual dark horse suddenly emerges as the favorite. However, where Adam is strong, he is very very very strong. It is hard to calculate the impact of a larger-than-Idol phenomenon like Adam has become. And there is still the little matter of the final performances to get through, where anything truly can still happen. Stand by for a finale for the history books as Season 8 draws to a close.
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