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10:36 p.m.-- Here's Gangnam Style:
10:32 p.m.-- Here's the lip-dub from the contestants.
10:30 p.m.-- Katie wins a $500 prize and will be part of the meet-and-greet with Ben Rector.
10:29 p.m.-- Katie Ferren is the 2012 Tech Idol
10:27 p.m.-- The top six are back on stage
10:26 p.m.-- Some fun videos while the judges tally results.
10:19 p.m.-- Ethan is taking the stage.
10:17 p.m.-- We're back from intermission. 2011 Tech Idol Ethan Wells is performing.
10:02 p.m.-- The judges say they're glad they saved Landen but don't think his performance will win it.
9:58 p.m.-- The judges have saved Landen. He's performing now.
9:55 p.m.-- Chantel and Johnny are about to introduce who the judges want to save.
9:53 p.m.-- Lots of props from the judges for Katie.
9:52 p.m.-- Katie's song "Soldier" is in honor of her boyfriend who is in the military.
9:49 p.m.-- Katie is the fifth finalist. The crowd is silent as she performs.
9:42 p.m.-- Chris is getting rave reviews from the judges.
9:40 p.m.-- A huge crowd reaction to Chris Turner's voice.
9:37 p.m.-- Chris is up now. Lots of cheers in the crowd for his performance.
9:33 p.m.-- The judges are critiquing Melisa. Hannah said she thought Tuesday's performance was better.
9:32 p.m.-- Lots of cheers as Melisa performs.
9:30 p.m.-- In the third group, Johnny called Landen, Melisa and Chris to the stage. Following the voting, Melisa and Chris advance.
9:30 p.m.-- Ethan says Logan is a great guitarist but played it safe.
9:22 p.m.-- Logan is safe. He's performing now.
9:20 p.m.-- The judges have called Logan, Marlana and Andrew to the stage.
9:18 p.m.-- Lots of cheers after Keely's performance.
9:15 p.m.-- Keely is safe. She's singing an opera rendition now.
9:10 p.m.-- It's lip dub time!
9 p.m.-- The Tech Idol Top Six will get the change to have a backstage meet-and-greet with Ben Rector.
8 p.m.-- Tech Idol starts in one hour!
1 p.m.-- The competition is 8 hours away. It's gong to be a great competition tonight.]]>