‘American Idol’ vs. ‘The Voice’: Who’s the best singer? Vote here.
Week of: May 15 - May 22, 2012
"American Idol" vs. "The Voice." Tuesday and Wednesday mark the "American Idol" finale and it's come down to Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips for the win. Our judges (and you) sound off on who should win and why.
"American Idol" has come down to this: Phillip Phillips or Jessica Sanchez. Phillips is a 21-year-old singer-songwriter from Georgia who may keep the long boys' streak alive. Jessica Sanchez, a 16-year-old high school student from San Diego, is the first ever recipient of a judges' "save" to make the finals.
All season we have asked readers, and our experts, to vote for the best on both Fox's "Idol" and NBC's rival singing competition "The Voice." Roll over the photos below to see which performers (and performances) topped our experts charts and who got the most backing from readers who have cast more than 300,000 votes on our site to date.
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Photos: "American Idol" contestants / Michael Becker/Fox | Photos: "The Voice" contestants / Mitchell Haaseth/NBC.
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