'Idol' Watch: Power Rankings
#1. Phillip Phillips
On nights when such iconic songs become the norm, it's always refreshing when a contestant finds a way to modernize a throwback jam and make it sound like something that could conceivably run on the radio today. Phillip squared was one of the few to accomplish this. And while many of the other contestants are attempting to fill musical voids that haven't been vacated by already established stars, Dave Matthews' step out of the spotlight gives Phillip a perfect niche to fill.