‘American Idol’ recap: The Top 5 are revealed and the 3 frontrunners are sent packing


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Top 8 will go down to Top 5 during the May 7 episode American Idol, This means that 3 singers will be eliminated by the end of the episode. since katy perry And Lionel Richie across the pond for coronation concert, alanise morrissett And Ed Sheeran stepping in as guest judge.

The cast would perform songs by Alanis, and then sing a duet with their fellow contestants. Katie and Lionel pop inside to say hello from Windsor Castle coronation concert, fresh off coronation, King Charles III And queen camilla create one surprise appearance Like Katy and Lionel are coming from London!

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Im Tongi performing on ‘American Idol’. (ABC)

But let’s get down to business. Warren P First is up and ready for “All I Really Want”. Alanis is incredibly impressed with Warren and says he performed a version “I never imagined”. Ed commends Warren for not using a guitar and sees a lot of confidence in Warren during the performance.

zacharia smith is next and narrows it down to a powerful performance of “irony.” Ed called the vocals “super, super powerful”. Luke states that there was “a lot of dynamism” in Zechariah’s performance, including some “tender moments”.

i am tongi And oliver steele Team up for an epic duet to Ed’s song “Photograph.” These two performed together during Hollywood Week and they make really beautiful music together. Ed admits that he became “emotional” upon hearing the performance. Alanis says she was “really shaken” by the performance. Oliver’s dad is also in the audience this week!

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Haven Madison performing on ‘American Idol.’ (ABC)

haven madison slows down their performance of “You Learn”. Ed tells Haven that he is “really impressed” with her and says “vocally it was crazy.” Alanis commends Haven for her dedication to being authentic and encourages her to embrace it.

we are and Warren hit the stage together for a beautiful duet of “Perfect.” Alanis points out a “huge range” in both Wé and Warren. Luke added that it is “so much fun” to see the two of them “bloom separately” and then come together for something “really special”.

colin stuff breathes a “whole new life” into “Hand in My Pocket” with his rockstar performance. Alanis says of Colin’s performance of her song, “I didn’t see it coming.” Ed notes that this performance is “up my alley”. He liked how Colin put a “different spin” on the song.

Haven and Zechariah performed a duet of “Thinking Out Loud”. These two really have great musical chemistry with each other. Ed said the duet was “really soulful, really powerful.” Alanis told the duet that they made the song feel like “it was born to be a duet.”

megan daniels dazzles with his rendition of “Head Over Feet”. Ed tells Megan that he felt like he was “watching a classic singer from the ’60s” and says she has a “very unique take”. Luke said that Megan performed “nast”.

Iam playing the role of “guardian” in dedication to my mother. Alanis brings out Eyam’s innate sympathy and believes that she is what the world needs right now. “You always light up the room, and it’s obvious when you do,” admitted Luke, referring to the thunderous applause after Iam’s performance.

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Colin Stuff performing on ‘American Idol’. (ABC)

We totally own her performance of “The Uninvited.” Alanis even says that “It was chilling to look at you.” Ed says he liked how we changed the arrangement and called the performance “very powerful”.

Colin and Megan came together for an excellent country duet of “Dive”. Ed notes that whoever put Colin and Megan together is “a genius.” He says that they “complement each other so well.” Luke said that Colin and Megan gave the audience a “sweet moment and sweet rendition” of the song.

Oliver is the final solo performance of the night and decides to show a side of himself that no one has seen with his performance of “You Oughta Know”. He doesn’t disappoint. At the end of the performance, Oliver reveals that he shaved his father and says that he imitated his father!

Alanis said she was “very proud” of Oliver’s performance. “I felt it,” Ed says, adding that it was a “really entertaining performance.”

is the first person in the top 5 zacharia smith, the next person is safe megan danielsAfter i am tongi And we are, There is only one place left. The last person to make it to the top 5 is… colin stuff, it means oliver steele, haven madisonAnd Warren P has been terminated.