American Idol is airing on three consecutive nights this week and it will be up to America to decide who becomes a finalist.
On Tuesday, March 5 live from Las Vegas, the Top 10 girl semifinalists took the stage in hopes of winning America’s vote. The girls are Janelle Arthur, Aubrey Cleland, Candice
Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, Zoanette Johnson, Adriana Latonio, Angela Miller, Breanna Steer and Tenna Torres.
On Wednesday, March 6, the Top 10 guy semifinalists will perform.They are Charlie Askew, Curtis Finch, Jr., Paul Jolley, Elijah Liu, Devin Velez, Lazaro Arbos, Nick Boddington, Vincent Powell, Cortez Shaw and Burnell Taylor.
This season’s finalists will be announced live from the IDOL stage in Los Angeles on a special 90-minute episode airing Thursday, March 7 (8:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
Here is a recap of the show for Tuesday, March 5th.
Host Ryan Seacrest is introduced and he introduces the judges. Ryan mentions the new American Idol app and then introduces the Top 10 girls to perform.
Zoanette Johnson- "What's Love Got To Do It"- Tina Turner
Keith said that he loves the way she performs. Interesting song choice but didn't work for him with the song.
Nicki said I love you, but I always tell you the truth, but that was not it. You have to be on key.
Randy said that was a mess and the pitch all over the place.
Mariah said that this was not her favorite performance but likes her back story.
Breaana Steer-"Flaws and All" by Beyonce
Keith said that he loved her song choice, her control and poise.
Nicki said that it was the wrong song choice, she was staining though out the song on the high notes.
Randy said that the song choice was cool and he liked the tenderness but it was a safe song choice.
Mariah said that it was an unique song choice for her, lyrically raw and real, but that there are a
lot of great singers in the competition.
Aubrey Cleland- "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fergie
Keith said it was a good song choice but wish she could allow more at the end.
Nicki said that she was amazing. She loved her vibrato and the song choice.
Randy said that he loved her vibrato, emotions and that she is current.
Mariah said she had multi platinum potential.
Janelle Arthur- "If I Can Dream" by Elvis Presley
Keith said that he loved that she has a really classic country voice.
Nicki said that she loves her and is glad she is back. Best vocal of the night so far.
Randy said that he likes that she has an old throw back country sound.
Mariah said that she did a very good job.
Teena Torres- "Lost Lyrics" by Faith Hill
Keith said that she did a good job but not to let the camera pull her away at times.
Nicki said that she liked her hair and that she believe the words that she sings.
Randy said he loved that she made the song her own. Very nice.
Mariah said that is was a great song choice. She loved her and the richness in the beginning.
Angie Miller- "Never Gone" by Colton Dixon
Keith said that is was beautiful and he likes when she plays the piano.
Nicki said that it is safe to say that one vote is already decided for and can she buys her album already.
Randy said that she is going places, mad talented and doing the right thing.
Mariah said that it was so good and she was so happy to have her back at the piano.
Amber Holcomb- "I Believe in You and Me" by Whitney Houston
Keith said that her voice is beautiful and he loves your tone.'
Nicki said that she is glad that she is showing her personality and that her vocals have top them all tonight.
Randy said that Amber is in it to win it.
Mariah said that are one of my favorites in this competition.
Kree Harrison- "Stronger" by Faith Hill
Keith said that she was effortless and that she fits right in with the country singers of today.
Nicki said that her sexiness level went up another level. Her tone is so rich, smoothing and relaxing.
Randy said that she is in it to win it and is such a natural.
Mariah said that she has the talent to walk up to a record label and get a deal and call it a day.
Adriana Latonio – “Stand Up For Love” by Destiny’s Child
Keith said that he was nervous about the song choice.
Nicki said that is did not connect and was pageantry.
Randy said that that she needed to slay it yet it was very boring.
Mariah said that she enjoyed her last performance but this one needed something more to it.
Candice Glover- "Ordinary People" by John Legend
Keith said that he loves the way she blend old soul and contemporary.
Nicki salutes her.
Randy said that he is learning while listening to her.
Mariah said that she loves her and is on Team Candice.
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