The recent firings of husband and wife team Natalia Kills and Willy Moon kicked off an insane week in The X Factor universe after the duo berated a contestant during a live broadcast. The brutal treatment of New Zealand hopeful Joe Irvine--who dared to wear a suit, prompting Kills to accuse him of jacking Moon's style--is the latest in a long line of controversies in the international program's history.
"This is where the competition kicks into overdrive," Ryan Seacrest says at the top of tonight's American Idol. It's a major crossroads for the competition, as the top 12 are revealed. The contestants also sing the songs they first auditioned with tonight, returning to where their Idol journey began.