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Video: Caleb Johnson and Alex Preston talk the save and 80s at 'American Idol'

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"American Idol" is in full swing for Season 13. The top 8 performed the songs they sang on their original auditions on Wednesday's performances show. Sam Woolf received the fewest votes this week and was subjected to elimination on Thursday's results show. Woolf performed for the save and the judges decided to use their only save for the season. Woolf will continue in the competition next week for where the theme will be 80s week.

LA Music Examiner and TV Examiner spoke with contestants Caleb Johnson and Alex Preston backstage after the show.

Click on the video link to see what they had to say about the judges using their one save for Sam, and what they have planned for 80s week on the show.

"American Idol" airs Wednesdays and Thursdays on Fox.

The top 8 who will perform again on Wednesday are: Jena Irene, Jessica Meuse, Malaya Watson, Caleb Johnson, Alex Preston, CJ Harris, Dexter Roberts and Sam Woolf.

Please excuse a few technical issues on this video.

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