Kris Allen, “Remember the Time”: 18
I really didn’t see that one coming, but I would have liked to have heard more of his guitar and less of the band. And before you blast Simon about the wife comment, let me say I was thinking the exact same thing. I hope showing he’s married doesn’t hurt him with his fan base, because I really like him. But based on those screams, I don’t need to worry.
Allison Iraheta, “Give In to Me”: 20
I love that song and she nailed it. But it needed a little more from the band (I know, I’m shocked by that comment too.) and a wind machine. And wow, does she need some interview training. “I’m not cutting myself or anything”? Yikes!