American Idol 11: Nigel Lythgoe Reveals Fav Contestant, Finale Themes!

American Idol producer, Nigel Lythgoe, has been a chatty fellow on twitter this morning!

First, he revealed that ousted contestant, Joshua Ledet was his favorite. “I promised I would reveal my favorite when they were voted off the show so….. it was Joshua. However, I am thrilled for Jessica & Phillip,” Nigel tweeted.  No wonder Josh got all those standing ovations! Heh.

Nigel also revealed that there was no clear cut winner throughout the competition. When asked if Phillip and Jessica dominated the voting, Nigel revealed, “NO IT HAS CHANGED WEEK ON WEEK, JOSH, SKYLAR, COLTON, ELISE!]”

Also, via twitter, per Nigel: Next week’s finale themes!

1.The contestant’s favorite song of the series.
2. A song chosen by Simon Fuller.
3.The contestant’s individual winner’s single

Feel free to begin speculation!

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