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No Tone Unturned

Here are our favorite ''American Idol'' semifinalists -- and the chances each has of winning the title

Bo Bice, Nikko Smith, ...

''American Idol'': Our favorites so far

Ah, winter: snowstorms, chapped lips, and the loss of a social life thanks to nonstop airings of American Idol (Fox, Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9 p.m.). Last year's lackluster competition — really, Diana DeGarmo in the final two? — prompted producers to change the rules, resulting in older wannabes and an intriguing boys-versus-girls showdown that's making season 4 a must-see. As psychotic (or is it psychic?) Idol addicts, we at EW are already choosing our early faves.

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