Finally, they got rid of Rosie (F***ing) Ribbons from Pop Idol. The girl had to go. This evening's performance, where Ms Ribbons sang in nearly every key but the right one, showed how weak the girl is. The fact that 16 year old Zoe can turn in a mature and confident performance shows up the tired old hasbeen that is Ms I-Wanna-Be-Mariah-Carey Ribbons.
Abba songs are hard to reproduce. This evening's performances showed that, but certain performers rose to the challenge. I never thought I'd have much good to say about Gareth Gates, but well done lad! Zoe, you're a star. Darius... I'm keen for you to do better.