Randy Jackson

'American Idol' recap, Everything's bigger in Texas

'American Idol' recap, Everything's bigger in Texas

Finally, a drama free night on "American Idol," and the best night to date. It's a fact, everything is BIGGER in Texas!

We joined the contestants in San Antonio and Long Beach tonight and neither town let us down. Actually they both did the absolute opposite and lifted the show to a new plateau.

There were no nicknames, cat fights and minimal appearances by low- or no-talent hopefuls.

The show began with the return of Vincent Powell who made it to the end of Hollywood week last season -- and what a return. Vincent sang "Rock Me Baby" and he could have rocked us all night long -- but he had a flight to Hollywood to catch with the very first Golden...