The 9th Season of American Idol kicked off the live show with great songs from the 12 Girl Contestants. The songs performed by the girls are Top 10 hits from the Hot 100 chart. Three of the girls performed songs by The Beatles. Much of the songs performed were modern and only a few timeless songs. The 12 Guys also took center stage and performed live. The guys also rendered Top 10 hits from the Hot 100 chart.