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Siobhan Magnus of 'American Idol'
Think: Old Siobhan? Maybe a little Allison Iraheta. New Siobhan? More Alexis Grace.
Our Unscientific Hunch Before the Top 24: "Siobhan Magnus" is a great name. It's also the one I'm most likely to consistently misspell throughout the season. "Idol" hasn't really helped Siobhan, giving her almost no exposure until the end of Hollywood Week, when they showed her do a great rendition of Stevie Wonder's "Living for the City." She underwent her "American Idol" makeover early, going from an unconvincingly edgy, punk look to the quirkily dressed Girl Next Door look she's sporting in "Idol" promo pictures. So we didn't know her before and we really don't know her now. She's going to need great early performances, as good as that "Living for the City" solo, or better. Otherwise, she's out fast.