There may have been less than a percentage point separating the three competitors on last night's (May 17) "American Idol" results show, but Billboard.com readers knew better.

There may have been less than a percentage point separating the three competitors on last night's (May 17) "American Idol" results show, but Billboard.com readers knew better.

Of 1,333 votes, Elliot Yamin netted just 22% of those voting on who would win the talent competition. He was ultimately dismissed from the ranks of the show with 33.06% of more than 50 million votes, according to the show's host, Ryan Seacrest.

Katherine McPhee pulled down 39% in the Billboard.com poll, just edging out Taylor Hicks, who netted 38%.