Alicia Keys Mentors the Top 7 as they Perform Inspirational Songs for Idol Gives Back Week

Alicia Keys will mentor the Top 7 next week, as they choose from a pool of Inspirational songs for Idol Gives Back week.

On Wednesday, the  two hour Idol Gives Back charity special features performances from Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, The Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox, Jeff Beck & Joss Stone and Mary J. Blige & the All-Star Band and Sir Elton John (on behalf of the Elton John Aids Foundation.)

Bill and Melinda Gates has joined IGB as a partner in the charity special

After the jump, check out the song list the Idols will use to choose the song they’ll sing next week.

  • Song list  via iTunes (also, download this week’s performances!)

Song List After the JUMP…

  • Your Love Keeps Lifting Me (Higher and Higher) – Jackie Wilson
  • A Moment Like This – Kelly Clarkson
  • Amazing Grace – Susan Boyle
  • Angels – Robbie Williams
  • Anyway – Martina McBride
  • Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In – The Fifth Dimension
  • Better Days – The Goo Goo Dolls
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Simon & Garfunkle
  • Calling All Angels – Train
  • Changes – David Bowie
  • Dare You To Move – Switchfoot
  • Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House
  • Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
  • Dream Weaver – Gary Wright
  • Drive – Incubus
  • Everyday People – Sly & The Family Stone
  • Flying Without Wings – Ruben Studdard
  • From a Distance – Bette Midler
  • Go the Distance – Michael Bolton
  • Greatest Love of All – Whitney Houston
  • Hands – Jewel
  • Heaven Help Us All – Stevie Wonder
  • Hero – Chad Kroeger featuring Josey Scott
  • Higher – Creed
  • Holding Out for a Hero – Bonnie Tyler
  • I Am Changing – Jennifer Hudson
  • I Believe I Can Fly – R. Kelly
  • I Can See Clearly Now – Jimmy Cliff
  • I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
  • I Turn To You – Christina Aguilera
  • I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
  • I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
  • If You Believe – The Wiz Original Broadway Cast
  • I’ll Stand By You – The Pretenders
  • I’m Coming Out – Diana Ross
  • It’s My Life – Bon Jovi
  • I’ve Had The Time Of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
  • Lifted – Lighthouse Family
  • Live Like We’re Dying – Kris Allen
  • Live Like You Were Dying – Tim McGraw
  • Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
  • Living in America – James Brown
  • Lovely Day – Bill Withers
  • My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
  • My Wish – Rascal Flatts
  • Only Hope
  • Over the Rainbow – Judy Garland
  • People Get Ready – The Impressions
  • Rainbow – Sugar Ray
  • Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand) – Diana Ross
  • Reflection – Christina Aguilera
  • Return to Innocence – Enigma
  • The River of Dreams – Billy Joel
  • Show Me What I’m Looking For – Carolina Liar
  • So Small – Carrie Underwood
  • Stronger – Mary J. Blige
  • That’s The Way God Planned It – Billy Preston
  • That’s What Friends Are For – Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight
  • The Boxer – Simon & Garfunkle
  • The Impossible Dream – Frank Sinatra
  • The Prayer – Andrea Bocelli & Celine Dion
  • The Time of My Life – David Cook
  • The Is My Now – Jordin Sparks
  • Up Where We Belong – Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
  • Walking on Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
  • We Are the Champions – Queen
  • What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstong
  • What the World Needs Now is Love – Jackie DeShannon
  • When you Believe – Mariah Carey
  • Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler
  • World – Five for Fighting
  • You Light Up My Life – Debby Boone
  • You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone – Barbara Streisand
  • You’re My Best Friend – Queen
  • You’re the Inspiration – Chicago
  • You’ve Got a Friend – Carole King
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