REMINDER: If you are recording tonight’s show, don’t forget to set your VCRs and DVRs for 67 minutes! Tonight’s performance show starts at 8/7c pm and runs until 9:07/8:07c pm
ETA: Nigel Lythgoe confirms tonight’s theme. Also: He acknowledges, but claims he is not worried that the ratings are down, and he confirms that Taylor Hicks will be back to perform on the show.
Thanks to Idol Maniac from Idol Forums, we have some rumored song spoilers for this week. This week’s theme is “Songs That Have Inspired Gwen Stefani” rather than the very broad theme “Pop Songs” that was reported last week in the press.
LATEST UPDATE as of 5:18 EST:
You guys know how spoilers are. They can change. According to RickyHoeGuardian at IDF, the ORIGINAL list from yesterday was right on the money, “give or take a few small changes.”:
Blake Lewis – “Love Song” by the Cure and 311
Chris Richardson – “Don’t Speak” by No Doubt
Chris Sligh – “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” by the Police
Gina Glocksen – Pretenders ballad
Haley Scarnato – “True Colors” by Cyndi Lauper
Jordin Sparks – “Hey Baby” by No Doubt
Lakisha Jones – Donna Summer song
Melinda Doolittle – Donna Summer song
Phil Stacey – “Every Breath You Take” by the Police
Sanjaya Malakar – “Bathwater” by No Doubt
The wardrobe and performance order and Ford Commercial are NOT yet confirmed…