Tuesday's 'Idol' : By the Numbers

Photo: F Micelotta/American Idol 2008/Getty

8 guys performed hits from the ’80s 12, the number of contestants in the next round of Idol (6 guys, 6 girls) 30,000,000, the number of watching on TV, according to Ryan Seacrest 100, the percentage chance that David Hernandez will make it into the top 12, according to judge Simon Cowell 2, the number of times Cowell “really” liked Michael John‘s performance 1 celeb, Denise Richards, was in the audience 2, the number of words that Paula Abdul used to describe the night: “Phenom-enal” 1 contestant, Danny Noriega, had purple hair and sang “Tainted Love” by Soft Cell F Micelotta/American Idol 2008/Getty

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