American Idol: Mercado’s last stand (for tonight)

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Producers picked the up-tempo “Hit Me Up” by Gia Farrell.

It’s an insanely difficult song and ger pitch is all over the place.

Despite the fact that producers forced the song on her, Cowell still blames her for the song choice.

“It was better than the second song,” Cowell told her. “But it didn’t give you the defining moment I would have liked at the end of this show.”

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