Tonight, Paul Jolley was eliminated from American Idol. Next week, the Top 8 sing the songs of Motown. On the results show, Season 11 alum, Colton Dixon will perform and Idol celebrates it’s 450th episode.
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PAUL JOLLEY IS ELIMINATED ON “AMERICAN IDOL” TOP 8 FINALISTS COMPETE
FOR AMERICA’S VOTE ON MUSIC OF MOTOR CITY-THEMED PERFORMANCE SHOW WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, ON FOX
Season 11 Finalist Colton Dixon to Perform On Next Results Show and 450th Episode Thursday, March 28
Paul Jolley was eliminated tonight on AMERICAN IDOL, after he received the fewest votes among the finalists. From Palmersville, TN, the 23-year-old Jolley sang “Eleanor Rigby” by the Beatles on last night’s performance show. In addition, Season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez and Ne-Yo performed Sanchez’s new single “Tonight,” and Season 10 Finalist Casey Abrams performed the Beatles classic, “I Saw Her Standing There.”
Next week, on Wednesday, March 27 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top 8 –Lazaro Arbos, Janelle Arthur, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller, Burnell Taylor and Devin Velez – return to perform for America’s votes. The performance show’s theme is Detroit: The Music of Motor City.
On the next live results show airing Thursday, March 28 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), AMERICAN IDOL will celebrate its 450th episode. Also, tune in to find out who is sent home and to see Season 11 Finalist Colton Dixon perform on the IDOL stage.
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