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'American Idol' Finale Loser: Aerosmith, or maybe Steven Tyler
All season long, we were promised a Finale appearance by Aerosmith, including Steven Tyler's vow to contestant James Durbin that they'd play together in the finale. Instead, Tyler was left performing "Dream On" with a group of musicians conspicuously not given close-ups. Tyler was good. He's a showman. But you almost sensed that the "Idol" producers were praying for that last minute Aerosmith reunion, holding Tyler for the end of the show.