‘American Idol’ Top 5: Who did the best cover of a Carrie Underwood song? [POLL]

The Top 5 on “American Idol” had a tough time on May 13 as they had to perform a Carrie Underwood, song in front of this country superstar who reigns as the most successful winner of this reality competition ever. The season four “Idol” champ mentored the five artists — Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Maddie Poppe and Michael J. Woodard — still vying for the season 16 title. They flew to Nashville to visit with her and hear her sage advice on how to handle the pressures of competing on “Idol.”

Which of these five do you think did the best job with their cover of one of her biggest hits. Scroll down to review the five songs they sung, including their release dates and awards history, and then cast your ballot for the best of the bunch. After you vote, be sure to sound off on this ABC revival of “American Idol” hosted by Ryan Seacrest in the comments section.

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Gabby Barrett
Carrie Underwood song: “Last Name”
Album: “Carnival Ride”
Release Date: April 7, 2008
Awards: Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance

Cade Foehner
Carrie Underwood song: “Undo It”
Album: “Play On”
Release Date: October 27, 2009
Awards: CMT Music Awards Video of the Year nomination; lost to “Mine” by Taylor Swift

Caleb Lee Hutchinson
Carrie Underwood song: “So Small”
Album: “Carnival Ride”
Release Date: August 14, 2007
Awards: CMT Music Awards Female Video of the Year nomination; lost to “Our Song” by Taylor Swft

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Maddie Poppe
Carrie Underwood song: “I Told You So” (duet with Randy Travis)
Album: “Carnival Ride”
Release Date: February 2, 2009

Michael J. Woodard
Carrie Underwood song: “Flat on the Floor”
Album: “Carnival Ride”
Release Date: October 23, 2007

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