Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery advance to the final, while young Italian crooners Il Volo woo viewers
Beyoncé coaches the hopefuls, J. Lo gets 'goosies' and Haley turns on the confidence for a trio of classics
Vocal talent prevails over 'total package' hotness
Cocky, uninhibited and ultimately super-fragile, he's finally been released to the wide world
The highest-profile guest of the season produces dramatic results
Blake fails while the show half-succeeds
Also: Jennifer performs, Steven promotes, Randy self-deprecates
The judges say all of the Final Five are, but only one of them pulled out the big guns
What comes after the eminently watchable blind auditions?
Plus: Steven utters his first harsh word in months
NBC's much-hyped Dutch import might end up shaming its competitors
The quiet kid showed some spunk this week, too little, too late
Last night was all theatrics, including kissing, roasting and marching
We hardly knew ye, buddy
What happens when the contestants get to choose?