Annie Barrett
March 14, 2012 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Welcome back to another round of’s American Idol Power List — in which I attempt to predict how America will vote for the finalists and you all disagree with me and post your own ranking, and it’s okay because none of us plebes are fortune-tellers and the only being who knows exactly what will happen is celestial mouthpiece Ryan Seacrest.

Remember: I’m just predicting how America will vote and — to some extent — how the contestants might do this week. This is not a ranking of my faves — if it were, Elise Testone and Erika Van Pelt would be a lot higher!

Tonight the Top 12 take on the dreaded/revered “Songs From The Year You Were Born” challenge. Read through my photo gallery ranking of The Top 12, then leave your own list in the comments….

Annie’s Power List for March 14, 2012

12. Jermaine Jones (Update: Jermaine will reportedly be kicked off tonight’s Idol anyway due to a criminal history.)

11. Elise Testone

10. Shannon Magrane

9. Erika Van Pelt

8. Joshua Ledet

7. Heejun Han

6. DeAndre Brackensick

5.  Colton Dixon

4. Skylar Laine

3. Phillip Phillips

2. Hollie Cavanagh

1. Jessica Sanchez

¡¡¡¡¡ BONUS POWER LIST !!!!!

Season 11’s Most Human-Like Accessories SO FAR

2. Randy Jackson’s Betty Boop pin

1. The Ryan Seacrest Doughnut


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Jessica Sanchez covers ‘I Will Always Love You’ — VIDEO

Deandre Brackensick, Jessica Sanchez early frontrunners for hairography, cuteness

‘American Idol’: Name your Top 13 Power List!

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