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Two 'American Idol' Contestants Are Frontrunners

4/12/2011 9:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Two "American Idol" contestants have consistently placed at the top of the voting heap, and our  "A.I." spies say -- as of now -- it looks like one of them will get the crown.

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Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina have been the top vote getters ... so we're told.  And, we're told James Durbin is consistently scoring in the top three.  Two other contestants have also fared well in the voting -- Jacob Lusk and Casey Abrams.

As for Pia Toscano ... our sources say -- based on the voting -- she never stood a chance of winning.  Pia placed in the murky middle until she was booted off.

But don't feel too bad for Pia -- We're told it's a "certainty" she will sign a deal with Interscope Records.

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Cue the Whitney Houston song...


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**HINT -- There are THREE differences in the above photograph!**

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91.

ray    

Mia`s jealous

1226 days ago
92.

Bernie    

I'm going to have trouble taking Idol seriously if Lauren or Haley wins this season. They should definitely have gone before Pia. Scotty will definitely have a lucrative career as a country singer no matter what. Pia is probably already signed and now she won't have to worry about obeying Idol rules and contract obligations. Sometimes it's better to not win when you are truly talented. Look at Jennifer Hudson and Daughtry. And there are Idol winners that nobody hears about anymore - Ruben Studdard, Taylor Hicks to name a couple. Pia will be fine. Idol will continue to be a popularity contest. Too bad.

1226 days ago
93.

Singing723    

Oh guys give it up! There maybe 10,000 people that like Scotty and 10,000 people that like Haley but you got to vote for only 1!!! Thats the problem here. Pia never was number one is all the polls I ever looked at so this is accurate not alot of people wanted her to win as you think. She was stuck up thought she was a model and she loved the glam(she stated) I'm not saying she is bad but like someone stated before she don't even compare to Leona Lewis, Leona was more like Whitney and Mariah and she didnt go anywhere maybe a hit or two. So same thing will happen with Pia. Haley now thats true talent! She can hit high notes AND anything else! Now Pia only had high notes thats it. Again not saying she's bad but not as talented as Haley! She has pipes,soul and power! I honestley can say I always watched Idol only voted one season and that was from day 1 with Kelly I never would forget her rendition of Natural Woman and now I will lever forget Haley's Benny and the Jets! Now this will be my second time ever voting in American Idol. When I hear something I like and it took 9 seasons and tons of singers before I voted again. That is true talent girl! Keep singing your heart out. If anyone is going to sit here and say she's only here because of her looks..then what are you saying Pia's ugly? Obviously not, pia has a ugly body? No obviously not...so stop being jealous and move on. Not everyone is going to be happy!

1226 days ago
94.

TIM COOLIDGE    

CASEY SHOUD NEVER HAD BEEN SAVED, I THINK THE JUDGES NEED TO MAKE THE DECISIONS, ALTHOUGH THEY ARE THE IDIOTS THAT SAVED CASEY, HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN GONE A LONG TIME AGO.

1226 days ago
95.

steve    

PIA SUCKED ATR SINGING AMERICA AGREED AND VOTTED HER OUT , SHE WAS O.K. TO LOOK AT THOUGH

1226 days ago
96.

Travis    

Wow some of the people that comment on this are obviously smoking something strong. Pia and Jacob should have been the top two. Lauren is talented, but she doesn't have the stage presence to win. Scotty is only good at country, so he needs to go home. Paul is terrible and always sounds like he's sick, so he needs to go home. Casey is annoying and a bad singer, which is why he should have been voted off instead of being saved. The stupid judges wasted that save on Casey, and they were all upset when Pia got voted off because they couldn't use the save on her. The judges all know that Pia and Jacob are the two most talented people in the competition. Haley is a terrible singer and sounds like she's been smoking for 20 years. It's awful. People wanna say that Pia was karaoke, but then turn around and say James is good. WHAT? James is an ugly, no talent hack that does everything he can to act, look, and sound like Adam Lambert. Every week he tries harder and harder to be Adam Lambert to no avail. This show is a popularity contest and not a singing competition like they claim it is. Pia and Jacob should have been the top two because they are the most talented. Period, end of discussion.

1226 days ago
97.

Doris    

Pia was about to go out anyway. She is a good singer but her dress and hair MUST CHANGE. I think she really needs help..Lauren-nope, Scotty-nope, not even Casey. Just take a good look and listen to James and Hailey. Theses are the two talented people. Hailey will loosen up and James will just keep getting better. So sorry, Jacob let go of his desire plus he acts like a spoiled child (act like a Man!). This years singers are very good compared to all the other years. Once Paul, Stefano, Scotty & Lauren and taken off, The competition will start....Go Hailey and James. I do applaud them all for such great talent brought to TV this year! GOOD LUCK TO THEM ALL

1226 days ago
98.

googoobh    

Figures .... America is so slow witted to favor a guy who totally imitates Randy Travis , and poorly at that , and a girl who sings so vanilla it is literally sad.

1226 days ago
99.

Gail    

Pia's style of singing appeals to a fan base that is a little more mature than some of the other contestants. They compare her to Celine Dion who probably more than half of the AI viewers have never heard of due to their age. Teens and preteens have nothing to do but vote for 2 hours straight. Anyone older than that has more important things to do and therefore doesn't have the time to sit for 2 hours with a phone in their hand. It's that simple.

1226 days ago
100.

Squiggles    

Scotty and Lauren always at the top? Really? Gimme a break; Scotty looks like Howdy-Doody and can't sing anything but country, and I can't even remember what Lauren sang last time, that's how forgettable she is!
Now, I can see why James Durbin is usually in the top 3; he's got a good voice, but he needs to watch the screaming a bit. He reminds me of Adam Lambert.
Jacob Lusk...I'd like his voice more if it wasn't so throaty; he sounds like he swallowed a hot potato. I don't think he'll win Idol, but he'll make a great gospel singer.
And casey Abrams...he is totally OVERRATED! They should do away with the "saves" and let him go when people had actually voted him off. He always makes faces like a deranged leprechaun and screeches when he sings. Please just go!

1226 days ago
101.

johnkat111    

That's just wrong. Per Dialidol, Pia, James and Scotty Mccreepy have been in the top three every week except one, when James was in danger. What a shame! American Idol spents tons of money improving their credibility with judges the likes of Jennifer and Steven and they sacrifice their credibility with a deeply flawed voting system. Either they limit the number of votes per person or they should eliminate female contestants and rename the program Cute American Dimples

1226 days ago
102.

Brando    

It is so dramatic when each person is voted off...but remember, only one can win and all the others will be gone...but of course, just being on Idol is great for being discovered. How many winners of Idol actually made it big? You probably can't name most of them, although there are others that were booted off way before and are now big recording artists. 15 minutes is all you need for someone to see you and make you a STAR!!

1226 days ago
103.

JD    

They need to do something to keep the ratings from going down so why not play her down and build someone else up.

1226 days ago
104.

xfiles    

Scotty looks like that redheaded MAD magazine comic - Alfred E. Newman. He is so dorky all the hollywood makeup and hairdos don't make him a star. He is so boring. Sorry.

1226 days ago
105.

welddog    

pia was too good, the contest is rigged to a point. just like what happened to mandisa.

1226 days ago
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