american idol top 11 'American Idol' Top 11 rewind: Carrie Underwood, David Archuleta, Adam Lambert and moreThe “American Idol” Season 10 Top 11 take the stage Wednesday night (March 23). The theme is Motown, which should prove interesting for country singers Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina.

But before this year’s Top 11 get their Motown groove on, let’s take a look back at some past Top 11 stand-outs. We’ve picked out the cream of the crop here, but let us know in the comments if you disagree with any of our choices (or if there’s somebody we left out).

Also – which one was the best? Clay’s “Somewhere Out There,” Carrie’s “Alone,” Fantasia’s “Always On My Mind,” McPheever’s “Come Rain or Come Shine,” Daughtry’s “I Walk the Line,” Jordin’s “I (Who Have Nothing,” Archie’s “Long and Winding Road,” Cook’s “Day Tripper,” Glambert’s “Ring of Fire,” Lee’s “The Letter” or Crystal’s “Me and Bobby McGee.” Vote below – honestly, we think it’s pretty hard to choose.

Clay Aiken, Movie Songs, “Somewhere Out There,” Season 2

Fantasia Barrino, Country, “Always On My Mind,” Season 3

Carrie Underwood, Billboard No. 1s, “Alone,” Season 4

Katharine McPhee, 1950s, “Come Rain or Come Shine,” Season 5

Chris Daughtry, 1950s, “I Walk the Line,” Season 5

Jordin Sparks, British Invasion, “I (Who Have Nothing),” Season 6

David Archuleta, Beatles, “The Long and Winding Road,” Season 7

David Cook, Beatles, “Day Tripper,” Season 7

Adam Lambert, “Grand Ole Opry,” “Ring of Fire,” Season 8

Lee DeWyze, Billboard No. 1s,” “The Letter,” Season 9

Crystal Bowersox, Billboard No. 1s, “Me and Bobby McGee,” Season 9

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."