At long last, the final two contestants faced off on American Idol. Each performed three songs last night: one song they'd performed earlier this season, one chosen by the show's creator, Simon Fuller, and then the new American Idol single, this time co-written by judge Kara DioGuardi. Viewers would get four hours to vote after the show, which is twice as much as on normal weeks. An audience of 7,000 watched in the studio.
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