This is a landmark episode as it is the first this season to be seen live nationwide. That scheduling change means that everyone across the country will get to vote for their favorite singers and see the results at the same time. At the end of this two-hour telecast, two artists will be eliminated. For those on the west coast who don’t want to watch live, the show will be repeated in its usual 8 p.m. time slot with a warning that voting is closed.
Seven of the Top 10 finalists were the