‘American Idol’ recap: 2 cast members are eliminated and the Top 10 are revealed after rock and roll performances


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12 remaining contestants on season 21 of American Idol Perform during the April 30 episode of the show to be in the top 10. Throughout the episode, each cast member takes the stage to perform a rock ‘n’ roll song for America’s vote in between the first live shows of the season. above is first tyson venegaswho sings “for once in my life” Stevie Wonder, He gets a standing ovation from all three judges. Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie And katy perry, Luke said, “To get out of the piano and to work on stage is all that relaxing, connecting … It was like you weren’t even trying to do magic.” “Good work.”

Warren P, who got engaged recently, is about to perform. He puts his own spin on “House of the Rising Sun” for his rock performance, injecting his soul and raspy voice into the powerful lyrics. Her song choice is commended by the judges, although Lionel and Luke said she may have started the performance with her voice too low. “I love your voice. It’s like a bottle of grit and you just bring that authenticity,” said Katy.

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Marybeth Byrd performing on ‘Idol’. (ABC)

next is from the show haven madison, her father helps her come to terms with the partially stripped arrangement bon jovi “Livin’ on a Prayer,” and Mentor Adam Lambert advises her to maintain her individuality while performing a cover song. The judges are amazed by the performance, especially Haven’s newfound confidence. “As far as this performance goes, you’re the next big pop star,” says Katie, while Luke calls it his “breakout” performance.

Lucy Dear takes the next step after earning the judges’ save last week. Now, she has to prove herself to America with her performance of Lionel’s own song, “All Night Long.” Lionel himself is very impressed with what Lucy does on stage. “You did a great job. You took my song and made it your song. It’s great,” Lionel assured Lucy. Next, oliver steele imagines again ray Charles’ for her performance of “Georgia on My Mind”. The judges applaud the performance, but urge Oliver to deliver a little more and dig even deeper in the future.

After its successful performance last week, colin stuff Picking a rock ‘n’ roll song is a bit of a hassle. He leads with “Midnight Rider” and once again impresses the judges, who are delighted to see his growth week by week. After Colin marybeth bird takes the state with the rendering of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen,” putting her own country twist on the song. “I love how you made her. You didn’t overdo anything, you just made it, and it was great,” Luke tells Marybeth.

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Megan Daniels performing after making the top 20. (ABC)

After Adam’s performance, it’s back to the competition. we are is ahead with the performance of a Etta James The classic, “Something’s Got a Hold on Me.” After she exits the track, all three judges give a standing ovation. Lionel said, “That’s how you bring the dirty to the table.” “That’s all I wanted to say. A breakout performance right there.

The judges’ other picks from last week, natsa, Is leading. Adam advises her to sing a soft song to show a different side of herself. However, Nutsa is concerned that she doesn’t have enough time, so she goes with her original choice. queen’s “The Show Must Go On,” but decides to make it more divine. Once again the judges are on their feet. “You can’t change,” Katie tells Natasa, while also praising her for taking Adam’s advice and rolling with it.

megan daniels is next with a performance of “Angel From Montgomery” by Bonnie Raitt, By the end of the performance, Luke became very emotional. “What you just did would stand out in any room — any award show I’ve ever been to, that performance would stand out anywhere,” he whispered. next, zacharia smith Sings “Don’t Bring Me Down” by Electric Light Orchestra. “You brought the party to the stage,” Lionel told Zacharias, particularly for his ability to “entertain” as well as sing.

is from the final performance of the night i am tongi, He sings “Bring it Home to Me”. This was another performance to get a standing ovation from the judges, and the crowd going crazy afterward. “You’re magic,” Katy tells Aimee. “You are the one. It’s wild. I can’t even hear myself. At the end of the night, the Top 10 are revealed based on the live votes. The artists going into the Top 10 are: Warren Peay, Wee Annie, Im Tongi, Megan Daniels, Zachariah Smith, Haven Madison, Colin Stuff, Oliver Steele, Tyson Venegas And marybeth bird, it means that natsa And lucy love is eliminated.