American Idol spoilers for you here just ahead of tonight’s Top 9 performance show. Nigel Lythgoe leaked out some interesting tidbits on what we can expect tonight and it’s not just about which songs they’ll be doing but how they’ll be doing them! Read on for the spoilers…

Nigel revealed earlier on Twitter that we’d be hearing Madonna songs from a few of the ladies:

Okay Madonna fans tonight you’ve got Jessica, Holly and Skylar singing “Like A Prayer” “Borderline” and “Express Yourself”

At a glance that sounds like the ladies will each be doing one of those three songs. Not so! Nigel explains they’ll be doing it as a trio which probably means it’s going to be a medley performance all rolled in to one:

On #IDOL they’re singing Madonna as a trio as well as their solos Hollie-Carrie Underwood, Jessica-Beyonce’ and Skylar-Miranda Lambert

No word yet on what the guys will be performing, but leaked photos from rehearsals showed Phillip Phillips DeAndre Brackensick, Heejun Han, and Joshua Ledet performing a trio as well.

What do you all think of those American Idol spoilers?

Update: Song list revealed. See the picture below.

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