Here we go! It’s the final round of performances for American Idol 2011 so the pressure is on tonight. Either Scotty McCreery or Lauren Alaina will emerge victorious and it will all be up to you.

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American Idol 2011 Top 2 Performances – Singer’s Favorite:

  • Scotty McCreery – Gone – 1-866-436-5701 & 5703 & 5705 & 5707
  • Lauren Alaina – Flat On The Floor – 1-866-436-5702 & 5704 & 5706 & 5708

Not a word from any of the judges so far tonight. I guess they’re racing to finish and don’t have time.

American Idol 2011 Top 2 Performances – Country Star’s Pick:

  • Scotty McCreery – Check Yes or No – 1-866-436-5701 & 5703 & 5705 & 5707
  • Lauren Alaina – Maybe It Was Memphis – 1-866-436-5702 & 5704 & 5706 & 5708

The judges finally speak though Randy’s suit really speaks for itself. Randy gives Round 1 to Scotty and Round 2 to Lauren. Jennifer agrees with Randy. Steven gives both rounds to Lauren, but as he says, “only because she’s prettier.” Randy reminds us that they’re both, wait for it, “in it to win it!”

We also get the introduction of this season’s coronation song performed by Taio Cruz and lots and lots of Auto-Tune help.

American Idol 2011 Top 2 Performances – To-Be-Released Song:

  • Scotty McCreery – I Love You This Big – 1-866-436-5701 & 5703 & 5705 & 5707
  • Lauren Alaina – Like My Mother Does – 1-866-436-5702 & 5704 & 5706 & 5708

Randy gives Round 3 to Lauren with a slight edge. JLo gives Round 3 to Lauren and then backtracks to say it’s a close race. Steven says Lauren got Round 3 “hands down.”

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Tomorrow night we’ll find out which singer earned the most votes and will be crowned the next American Idol. Be sure to cast your unofficial vote in our Idol poll below (poll to be posted after the ET broadcast so no complaining about the votes!) and then share your opinion on tonight’s performances!

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