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Lacey Brown Axed From 'American Idol' Season 9

March 18, 2010 (2:22 am) GMT
She was in the bottom three with the weakest contestants, Tim Urban and Paige Miles, but she was the one who got least vote.

Lacey Brown was the first contestant to walk out of "" Top 12 this season. The 24-year-old from Amarillo, Texas stumbled on night when she failed to deliver an impressive version of "Ruby Tuesday". called it "sleepy" while said she over thought things.

Joining Lacey in the bottom three were Paige Miles and Tim Urban. Despite being slashed and burnt by the judges on the performance night, Tim was the first that declared safe from the ax. It was then between Lacey and Paige. The latter proved to have more devotees and Lacey was thus eliminated.

The judges actually have the power to save Lacey from elimination but they chose not to. They only got one chance of using "Judges' Save" before the Top 5 as long as their vote is unanimous.

Season 7 winner became the musical guest on the elimination night. He rocked out a rendition of Stones' "Jumpin' Jack Flash". There were also Australian singer whose single "According to You" is climbing up the U.S. chart and who sang "Blah Blah Blah".

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