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AUBREY CLELAND CHOSEN AS WINNER OF THE
AT&T "AMERICAN IDOL(R) LIVE!" TOUR FAN SAVE
"American Idol(R) Live!" Tour Kicks Off This Summer
In a brand-new AMERICAN IDOL(R) element introduced earlier this month, IDOL(TM) and AT&T teamed up to send an 11th Idol(TM) on the "American Idol(R) Live!" Tour this summer. Last week, Aubrey Cleland and Charlie Askew, the sixth runner-up girl and guy finalists, performed in a sing-off during Thursday's results show. After millions of online submissions were tallied from www.americanidol.com and the AMERICAN IDOL(R) app, it was revealed last night that Aubrey Cleland was the winner of the AT&T "American Idol(R) Live!" Tour Fan Save and will join the Top 10 Finalists when the official Tour begins this summer. The "American Idol(R) Live!" Tour is an opportunity for fans to see the Season 12 IDOL(TM) Finalists in concert! For more from AT&T and IDOL(TM), join us at http://soc.att.com/IDOLandATT and www.americanidol.com.
Tune in tonight (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) to the LIVE results show to find out which Top Nine finalist is sent home. In addition, Season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez and R&B recording artist Ne-Yo will perform Sanchez's new single, "Tonight," and Season 10 Top Six Finalist Casey Abrams will perform the Beatles classic, "I Saw Her Standing There."
AMERICAN IDOL(R) is produced by 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group, and FremantleMedia North America. The series is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller, CEO, XIX Entertainment. Cecile Frot-Coutaz, FremantleMedia, Trish Kinane, FremantleMedia North America; Ken Warwick, FremantleMedia North America; and Nigel Lythgoe, CEO, Nigel Lythgoe Productions also serve as executive producers.
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