AMERICAN IDOL 2012: Elise Testone. CR: Nino Munoz / FOX

Tonight the American Idol 2012 Top 8 finalists take the American Idol 2012 stage to performs songs from the 1980s.

On hand to mentor the contestants will be No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani and Tony Kanal, which must mean No Doubt is back together and putting out an album or a tour. Unlike last season, Stefani will be handing out more than just fashion advice on how to be eliminated.

You might want to get in on the discussion about what you’d like to hear the American Idol contestants sing tonight with my song suggestions for the Top 8. It’s all just for fun.

Be sure to check back later for Matt’s live coverage of the performances and for my recap shortly after the East Coast airing. With fewer and fewer Idol finalists left the competition is getting tougher and big favorites are inevitably going to start being eliminated. Don’t forget to show up tonight and support your favorites on American Idol.

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