Last nights elimination on American Idol left a lot of people, myself included, baffled. The top 2 American Idol contestants are both country acts...?!? I found myself at a loss a week ago when James Durbin was eliminated, and then last night Haley Reinhart was sent home by the American voters.

So what's next for Haley after American Idol? According to The Hollywood Reporter...

I have a lot of ideas, even from now into the future, of what I'd like to do. I would love to do an album that's like sultry, bluesy rock. I absolutely love jazz, so if I can slip that in there somewhere or even in the future get more into jazz...(But) I definitely am loving the sultry, bluesy rock feel.

You can find Haley's final American Idol performance HERE.

Former American Idol contestant Elliott Yamin spoke out as a guest blogger for The Hollywood Insider...

I really don’t know what to make of the Top 3 results last night. On one hand, I don’t want to take credit away from the final two since we all know how hard it is to make it on that show and all the work that goes into it week in, week out. Then again, when it comes to country music -- and I’ll risk sounding ignorant here -- it’s the most loyal fan-base and the most widespread, so I think that bodes well for cats like Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina...

Read more from Elliott Yamin HERE