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TVGuidecom readers rate the remaining wannabes

Shaun Harrison
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1 of 16 Frank Micelotta/Fox

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No. 8: Kristy Lee Cook had a decent performance but could not escape the last spot in our rank, garnering only 1.1 percent of the vote.
2 of 16 Michael Becker/Fox

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TVGuide.com readers rate Kristy Lee: "I think KLC's voice is better than Kellie Pickler's. [But] who can hold a candle to Kellie's personality" (TV_pete)
3 of 16 Frank Micelotta/Fox

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No. 7: Syesha Mercado is still holding on even after being last or next to last in each of our rankings. This week, she's tied for last place with Kristy Lee.
4 of 16 Michael Becker/Fox

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TVGuide.com readers rate Syesha:"Syesha was much better vocally [this week] and actually took a chance and worked with the song Dolly [Parton] recommended for her. That took guts." (Mandy Girl)
5 of 16 Frank Micelotta/Fox

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No. 6: Jason Castro stays steady with 6.9 percent of the vote, but that now places him in the bottom three of our ranking. What can he do to get America's attention again
6 of 16 Michael Becker/Fox

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TVGuide.com readers rate Jason:"Jason can work the vocals to stay in it for more than another round or two. He was really good this week... and he's so freakin' likable." (gohomecococrisp)
7 of 16 Frank Micelotta/Fox

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No. 5: Carly Smithson got some ribbing from Simon about her look but America still likes the Irish lass. She caught up to Brooke this week, tying her with 7.0 percent of the vote.
8 of 16 Michael Becker/Fox

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TVGuide.com readers rate Carly:"The ideal finale would definitely be Carly and David C. They are by far the most talented and original singers on the show." (alxsavage)
9 of 16 Frank Micelotta/Fox

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No. 4: Though the last few performances haven't wowed the judges and she ended up in Idol's bottom three for the first time, Brooke White still holds strong with 7.0 percent of the vote at TVGuide.com.
10 of 16 Michael Becker/Fox

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TVGuide.com readers rate Brooke:"I can't help but smile when Brooke performs. She just makes me happy!" (joylynn)"I do love Brooke, but I think she and Jason will follow Syesha and Kristy out the door." (scout302)
11 of 16 Frank Micelotta/Fox

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No. 3: Michael Johns has been blowing the judges away the last few weeks, and now enjoys 13.1 percent of your own vote.
12 of 16 Michael Becker/Fox

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TVGuide.com readers rate Michael:"Michael has just now begun to show what he can do... and that may have hurt him." (Sunny12B)
13 of 16 Frank Micelotta/Fox

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No. 2: Once again, David Archuleta was beaten out for the No. 1 spot - even with an awesome country performance. He now has 24 percent of your Power Ranking vote.
14 of 16 Michael Becker/Fox

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TVGuide.com readers rate David A.:"I think (and I hope) that David A. will start making great song choices - like maybe Stevie Wonder's 'You and I' or 'Isn't She Lovely' - and completely reorder the standings." (dixidoo)
15 of 16 Frank Micelotta/Fox

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No. 1: For the second week in a row, David Cook has nabbed the top spot, this time with 39.8 percent of the vote. His voice seems to work with every genre, and the judges (even Simon!) believe he's now the one to beat.
16 of 16 Michael Becker/Fox

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TVGuide.com readers rate David C.:"David C. is going to be the next American Idol. David A. will be close." (raygirl)"I think this is David Cook's to lose." (JaySix)