Tuesday's 'Idol' : By the Numbers

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12 contestants sang on a new stage 2 Beatles, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, wrote all the songs performed 2 contestants, Brooke White and Jason Castro, played instruments 8, the number of times the judges called Ramiele Malubay‘s performance “boring” 28, the number of seconds Ryan Seacrest spent jumping around the stage and saying things like “work the stage” and “yeah, baby” to Chikezie5, the number of essentials — orange juice, eggs, celery, ranch dressing and potatoes — Carly Smithson stocks in her fridge 1 contestant, Kristy Lee Cook, sang a country version of “Eight Days a Week” and sounded like “Dolly Parton on helium,” according to Simon CowellRay Mickshaw/FOX

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