Next week the Top 7 Idols perform Classic Rock songs. Only there is a catch. No ballads allowed! Also, American Idol alums, Carrie Underwood and Casey James are set to perform!
Read the Press Release below
DEVIN VELEZ IS ELIMINATED ON “AMERICAN IDOL”
TOP 7 FINALISTS COMPETE FOR AMERICA’S VOTE ON CLASSIC ROCK-THEMED PERFORMANCE SHOW WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, ON FOX
Season Four IDOL Winner and Superstar Carrie Underwood and Season Nine Finalist Casey James to Perform on Next Results Show Thursday, April 4
Devin Velez was eliminated tonight on AMERICAN IDOL, after he received the fewest votes among the finalists. From Chicago, IL, the 18-year-old Velez sang “The Tracks of My Tears” by The Miracles on last night’s “Detroit: Music Of Motor City”-themed performance show. In addition, on tonight’s results show and 450th episode, AMERICAN IDOL judge and four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban performed his hit single, “Long Hot Summer”; OneRepublic, featuring Season Five runner-up Katharine McPhee, performed their hit single “If I Lose Myself”; and Season 11 finalist Colton Dixon performed his new single, “Love Has Come For Me.”
Next week, on Wednesday, April 3 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top 7 – Lazaro Arbos, Janelle Arthur, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller and Burnell Taylor – return to perform for America’s votes on the Classic Rock, No Ballads-themed performance show.
On the next live results show airing Thursday, April 4 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), tune in to find out which of your favorite finalists will be sent home. Plus, six-time Grammy Award-winning artist and Season Four winner Carrie Underwood will perform her new single, “See You Again” and Season Nine finalist Casey James will sing his song, “The Good Life.”
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AMERICAN IDOL is produced by 19 Entertainment, a division of Core Media Group, and FremantleMedia North America. The series is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller, CEO, XIX Entertainment. Cecile Frot-Coutaz, FremantleMedia; Trish Kinane, FremantleMedia North America; Ken Warwick, FremantleMedia North America; and Nigel Lythgoe, CEO, Nigel Lythgoe Productions also serve as executive producers.