Shout to the Lord on American Idol?

Wow. They just sang Shout to the Lord on American Idol tonight. Surreal. They took the word Jesus out, replaced it with "My Shepherd, my savior", but still... other than that it was pretty much a traditional rendition of the song.

I wonder what the story is behind that choice? Why did they choose that song? They sang it as the finale for the show. Pretty strange to see Hollywood embrace such a straightforward worship song.

I'm still processing this. When the video gets to YouTube I'll post it. In the meantime, what do you think?

UPDATE: Here is the video...

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