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'American Idol' Finale Winner: Pia Toscano for Most Shocking Elimination
Pia was a good sport, coming in as the punchline in Casey and James' argument over whose elimination was the season's most shocking. The ballad-loving beauty also got a showstopping up-tempo solo within one of the group medleys. However, Pia was denied a true showcase duet, largely because then the "Idol" producers would have had to let Stefano Langone and Paul McDonald get duets of their own. For now, Pia has merely usurped Corey Clark as the most famous 9th Place finisher in "Idol" history. Time will tell if she can maintain that honor.