We finally have our top-5 and it was Hollie Cavanaugh who won the battle of the basement.
Elise Testone received the fewest fan votes, and became the eighth finalist eliminated on Season 11 of American Idol.
“American Idol means living out my dreams. My favorite part about my journey is my connections with the other contestants. These are people I may have never met, but I’m so glad I did. I want to be an inspiration for people. That is what it’s all about. That’s why they call it American Idol,” Testone said on the show. Continue reading
Ryan Seacrest spent a good chunk of Wednesday night’s American Idol show honoring Dick Clark, who’s passing at 82 came out of nowhere.
A day later, Idol lost another too soon.
Colton Dixon was surprisingly eliminated from competition, shaking up the competition the rest of the way. Dixon, who was favored to win the whole show by Bovada’s TV/Film Props this week, couldn’t be saved by the judges. Continue reading
American Idol judges were willing to do what voters weren’t on Thursday: keep Jessica Sanchez in the competition.
Despite being voted off the show by fans, Idol judges used their critical save on Sanchez keeping her in the show for at least another week.
The choice came a week after judges weren’t able to come to a consensus on DeAndre Brackensick and he was sent home. Continue reading