Last Night’s Idol: By the Numbers
10,000 contestants auditioned in Omaha, Neb., according to host Ryan Seacrest
19 golden tickets were handed out
6 contestants forgot the lyrics to their audition song
3 gifts were presented to the judges by Chris Berheisel, of Freemont, Neb.
4 "yes" votes were cast for Samantha Sidley to go to Hollywood when Seacrest took a turn at judging
13 contestants sang "Stuck in the Middle"
1 contestant -- Berheisel again -- performed a handstand during his audition
Michael Becker / FOX
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