[04/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
Record Number of Votes Cast as Anwar Robinson Is Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition

[via press release from FOX]


Countdown to Crowning of Next American Idol Continues; Top 6 Compete Tuesday, April 26, On FOX

The No. 1 show on television continued its phenomenal season Tuesday night, when the Top 7 finalists performed 1970s dance songs on AMERICAN IDOL. A record number of votes were cast this week, as America made its decision on who should remain in the competition. It was revealed last night that the journey ended for Anwar Robinson after he received the lowest number of votes. Robinson, from East Orange, NJ, performed Earth, Wind & Fire's "September" for the crowd.

Next week, the competition heats up when the Top 6 � Bo Bice, Anthony Fedorov, Constantine Maroulis, Scott Savol, Vonzell Solomon and Carrie Underwood � compete head-to-head for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. They will take the stage, singing live for America, on Tuesday, April 26 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT).

Tune in the following night to find out who America has chosen to stay and who is sent home on the live results show Wednesday, April 27 (9:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

Eight-time Emmy-nominated AMERICAN IDOL is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller, founder of 19 Entertainment; and executive-produced by Cecile Frot-Coutaz, Chief Operating Officer, Production, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; Nigel Lythgoe, President, 19 Television; and Ken Warwick, Executive Producer, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.

Go to www.idolonfox.com for all of your AMERICAN IDOL news and tickets to the show. Check out the photos from the different audition cities, along with special, behind-the-scenes information on AMERICAN IDOL.

  [april 2005]  


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