American Idol Makes History -- Find Out Why!

American Idol

Apr. 12 2013, Published 7:31 a.m. ET

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A historic mark was set on Thursday night’s edition of American Idol, and we've got all the details for you right now on

SPOILER: Who Was Eliminated On American Idol?

Five boys up, five boys down.

Lazaro Arbos' best just wasn't good enough, as the inspirational 21-year-old from Florida was simply out of his league, leading to the show's first-ever all-girls' finals, as well as its' first female winner since 2006 champ Jordin Sparks.

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For his last ditch effort, Arbos sang Feeling Good, though the judges' panel -- seemingly irritated by his rookie mistakes in recent weeks -- elected not to keep him.

"We love you and you've been a treasure to the show," Randy Jackson told him. "We've enjoyed you, but we're not gonna use the save."

After his ouster, Arbos said, “I think I came back with my last song, but that wasn’t enough -- I wish I could have gone home on a better note."

Stuttering Foundation president Jane Fraser told that "Lazaro spoke to the entire stuttering community" with his successful stint on the program, calling the singer an ambassador for the stuttering community.

"Those who stutter have the great fortune of seeing a strong young man succeed. They have the opportunity to watch him work on his fluency on national television, on the news and in concert," Fraser said. “Because of his time on American Idol, and his success as a singer, we will all have the chance to root for Lazaro, and to listen to him every time he steps up to a microphone -- whether to sing or to talk.

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"That is the true legacy of Lazaro Arbos.”

On the evening, Kree Harrison and Candice Glover finished in the top two out of 34 million votes cast, with Angela Miller, Janelle Arthur and Amber Holcomb trailing them.

Thursday's show also featured performances from former winners Kelly Clarkson (season one) and Scotty McCreery (season 10), while acting great Kevin Bacon was seen in the audience.

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American Idol continues Wednesday on Fox at 8/7c.



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