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'American Idol' recap: Top three sing three as show celebrates self
'American Idol' recap: Top three sing three as show celebrates self

The self-regard — or #Selfie-regard — that has defined "American Idol" this season hit a new level on Wednesday night's show, on which the top three performers — Caleb Johnson, Alex Preston and Jena Irene — competed to move on to next week's finals and finale (to air, atypically, on Tuesday and Wednesday nights). Put partway out to pasture by Fox at the upfronts this week — its on-air hours cut to just 37 next year, from 50 — the show celebrated itself on the occasion of its 500th episode with video tributes from most of the past winners, including Carrie Underwood, Phillip Phillips and Lee DeWyze (remember him?), confetti...

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