The Bottom 2:
2. Nikki McKibbin
1. Tamyra Gray
Eliminated: Tamyra Gray
The Group Number was a medley of Paula Abdul songs. The songs in the medley were: "Straight Up", "Opposites Attract", "Cold Hearted", and "The Way That You Love Me".
There were 15 million votes
Brian said last episode that the tour starts in Phoenix then Tampa Bay, but in this episode it was the other way around. The actual first city was San Diego, then Phoenix and Tampa Bay was later.
Tamyra Gray is the first ever "shocking" elimination, and to this day remains one of the biggest surprises in American Idol.