COVER: Country Showdown! Photos From American Idol Season 10: The Finale Performances
To no one’s surprise, the finale performances on May 24, 2011’s episode of American Idol were strictly country as Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina battled for America’s votes. Both were “in it to win it” (right, Randy?), but in the end the judges gave Lauren a slight edge. Take a look back at the highlights.