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Pia Never Stood A Chance of Winning 'American Idol'

4/12/2011 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Pia Toscano never had a chance of winning "American Idol" -- this according to well-placed sources connected with the production.

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We're told before Pia was booted, America's votes put her in the murky middle -- she was never near the top of the heap.  As one "A.I." spy put it, "It was only a matter of time before Pia was kicked off.  She was never going to win."

And, our spies say, there are 5 remaining contestants who are "fairly consistently placing in the top 4."  Our sources would not reveal who they are, but we have an educated guess as to 3 of them -- Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, and James Durbin.  As for the remaining 2, we're guessing Jacob Lusk and Casey Abrams.

As for Pia, don't feel bad.  We're told the rumored record deal she has with Interscope Records is more than a rumor.  We're told it's a "certainty" Pia will sign.  And something else -- Jimmy Iovine will ignore the judges, who wanted Pia to sing some up-tempo songs.  Jimmy, we're told, will go strictly for ballads.


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91.

Ted    

Why do so many people act so suprised? This years AI sucked from the beginning.None of the contestants are really good. just look at what we've got to choose from...Scotty ...Jesus give us a break,he looks like a ****ing monkey,and that guy with those stupid cowboy outfits with that couldn't sing his ass out of a paper bag,and James has some kind of Nervous tick going on.Pia with that Nose and those crossed eyes.Where do these people come from?????

1197 days ago
92.

Michiru Kusaka    

All the remaining contestants are awesome. Casey is of course my favorite. He is the artist from the group.

1194 days ago
93.

Lori    

One reason Pia got voted off is because she thinks she is better than anyone else with no personality. She was offered 50 grand to sing a few songs at a private party and turned it down? After the second offer she took it. She won't go far with that attitude.The real winners don't forget where they started from and are appreciative.

1175 days ago
94.

Arlene    

I think Pia and James were the most talented two people on the show. All I can say is what is wrong with America. Are there that many blind and deaf people in the world.

1171 days ago
95.

stac    

James Durbin should still be in for the final. He was the best of all contestants. HE had the best performances, everytime. American Idol is a joke anymore. They always let the best go. Pia should have been the last too. I would have thought James and Pia would have been the last two. Haley has the most annoying squeaky voice. She definately should have gone home long ago. Pia and James had it all.. Good luck Pia and James. Remember your fans love you. Cant wait to see you in concert.

1168 days ago
96.

JACK     

A) don't know where anyone gets boring 4 any contestant.
B)to know Pia never had a chance,that AI insider knew of a fix
C)AI title would only hurt Pia,yeah right like it hurt CARRIE
D)no credability in the voting,when AT&T customers can vote for 2hrs unlimited as well as another 50 times online
E)I love Pia's ballads & very talented vocally,& she wasan't the only one to sing them,Scotty sang alot but only Pia was told about it until Steven said they may have been wrong about telling her not to sing them,because that's who she is,she sings ballads perfectly

1154 days ago
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