Soulful young singer Joshua Ledet was eliminated last night from American Idol, setting up the finale next week between pop diva-in-training Jessica Sanchez and Dave Matthews/Bob Seger-ish groove crooner Philip Phillips. Idol’s producer Nigel Lythgoe took to Twitter to answer questions about the vote results and to share a few other tidbits. His little revelation above about the wild swings in this season’s top vote-getter slot is newsworthy given how closely the show guards such information. (Related info about past vote controversies here.)

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