:: Paige Miles lost her voice, and Casey James reportedly has the flu. The Top 12 performances of The Rolling Stones’ hits are definitely going to be interesting tonight. [MJsbigblog]
:: Paula Abdul is in negotiations with ABC to be a judge on a revamped edition of Star Search. Does that mean she won’t re-team with Simon for The X Factor? We were so looking forward to a reunion. [Billboard]
:: Is Kara DioGuardi the best American Idol judge on the panel? MTV gives a very convincing argument. [MTV]
:: Many people think Michael Lynche and Crystal Bowersox are the contestants to beat this season, but it’s anyone’s game. Here’s how all the Idols could win it or blow it. [Idol Chatter]
:: After the jump, watch ousted contestant Lilly White perform “Lullaby of Birdland” on The Ellen Show.