Friday, April 27, 2012

Elise Testone Eliminated from American Idol; It's Down to Five

After a season-high 58 million votes cast Wednesday night, American Idol viewers cast the fewest for Elise Testone, who was eliminated on last night's show. 

The program also featured Katy Perry who performed “Part of Me,” and an appearance by Idol Season 10 finalist Stefano Langone who sang his new single, “I’m On A Roll,” featuring Ben J of New Boyz. In addition, the official touring Queen tribute, The Queen Extravaganza, performed Queen’s classic smash hit “Somebody To Love,” with original Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor.

Only four performance shows are left in the season.  Next week, Wednesday, May 2 the top five – Hollie Cavanagh, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez – will compete in a British music-themed  show.

The next night Grammy Award-winning Carrie Underwood, one of Idol’s most successful winners, will perform.  Underwood has sold more than 12 million records worldwide. Another Grammy Award-winning, chart-topping act, the world-famous alternative rock band Coldplay, will will perform, their first time on the show.

The Top Five finalists are:

Hollie Cavanagh
Hometown: McKinney, TX
Age: 18

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Skylar Laine
Hometown: Brandon, MS
Age: 18

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Joshua Ledet
Hometown: Westlake, LA
Age: 20

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Phillip Phillips
Hometown: Leesburg, GA
Age: 21

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Jessica Sanchez
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Age: 16

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