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If you made the cut during this summer’s “American Idol” tryouts, and you’re preparing your game plan for Season 7 in January, keep this in mind: If you try to do Alicia Keys‘ “No One” during the competition, there’s a good chance that you will suck royally, unless you have amazing control. I’m no musical theorist, but my gut tells me that this melody is a bitch to sing, even for Keys. The video:

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktUSIJEiOug]

Her performance at the 2007 MTV VMAs:

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_cTh1-t47Q]