5 Potential Theme Nights That Would Suit Every Remaining American Idol Contestant

American Idol's theme weeks this season have unevenly suited the contestants. Rolling Stones week is an obvious fit for Lee DeWyze, but a weak choice for then-eliminated Lacey Brown. Shania Twain week (tonight's episode) is the first theme to ever come close to suiting Aaron Kelly, while Michael Lynche is already preparing his "Goodbye, America" speech. It's time for a change. Here are five themes that don't skew towards one particular contestant -- and don't worry, I've done the heavy lifting and chosen songs for each singer. Caution: Kid Rock, Salt-N-Pepa, and major DioGuardi props ahead!

1. "Songs By Your Musical Heroes" Week

The weekly pre-performance clips haven't done much to make us adore these contestants. If they perform tracks by their favorite music icons, we may appreciate them with some depth. In case the warblers are short on musical icons, I've suggested one for each contestant.

Crystal: "Chuck E.'s in Love" by Rickie Lee Jones

Lee: "Alive" by Pearl Jam

Siobhan: "Brass in Pocket" by The Pretenders

Aaron: "Witchy Woman" by The Eagles

Michael: "(Untitled) How Does It Feel" by D'Angelo

Casey: "Great Balls of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis

2. "Duet with Eliminated Contestant" Week

Pairing the remaining singers with eliminated contestants might show off a knack for stage dynamics that we haven't seen so far. Plus, it'd prepare everyone for some inevitable items on the Idol tour -- and re-instill hope in some of the unjustly evicted.

Crystal: "True Colors" (Cyndi Lauper) with Didi Benami

Lee: "Wanted Dead or Alive" (Bon Jovi) with Andrew Garcia

Siobhan: "Coat of Many Colors" (Dolly Parton) with Lilly Scott

Aaron: "Picture" (Kid Rock/Sheryl Crow) with Lacey Brown

Michael: "When Will I Be Loved" (Linda Ronstadt) with Michelle Delamor

Casey: "Big Yellow Taxi" (Joni Mitchell) with Katelyn Epperly

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