top 5 rewind 'American Idol' Top 5 rewind: Chris Daughtry, Blake Lewis, La Toya London and moreZap2it has been looking back at the best performances from each stage of the “American Idol”
finals and now we’re taking a gander at the Top 5. This week on “Idol,”
the contestants get the theme “Now and Then,” having them sing something current and something from the 1960s.

But who are you favorites from the Top 5 phase of year’s past? Vote below. As of this writing, you’ve voted Carrie Underwood‘s “Alone” as the best Top 11 performance, David Cook‘s “Billie Jean” as the best Top 10 performance and David Archuleta‘s “Smoky Mountain Memories” as the best Top 9 performance, Adam Lambert‘s “Mad World” as the best Top 8 performance, Archie’s “When You Believe” is the best Top 7 performance and Clay Aiken’s “I Could Not Ask for More” is the best Top 6 performance.

So who wins your vote for the best Top 5 performance?

Kelly Clarkson, “Walk on By,” Burt Bacharach, Season 1

Clay Aiken, “Solitaire,” Neil Sedaka, Season 2

La Toya London, “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” Big Band, Season 3

Carrie Underwood, “God Bless the Broken Road,” Current Billboard, Season 4

Chris Daughtry, “Renegade,” Year of Birth, Season 5

Katharine McPhee, “Black Horse and a Cherry Tree,” Current Top 10, SEason 5

Blake Lewis, “You Give Love a Bad Name,” Bon Jovi, Season 6

David Cook, “All I Really Need is You,” Neil Diamond, Season 7

Jason Castro, “September Morn,” Neil Diamond, Season 7

Danny Gokey, “Come Rain or Come Shine,” Rat Pack, Season 8

Allison Iraheta, “Someone to Watch Over Me,” Rat Pack, Season 8

Lee DeWyze, “That’s Life,” Frank Sinatra, 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."