HOT FROM FOX...
AND AMERICA'S TOP FIVE "IDOL" FINALISTS ARE...
JENA IRENE, CALEB JOHNSON, JESSICA MEUSE, ALEX PRESTON AND SAM WOOLF
C.J. HARRIS WAS ELIMINATED
COUNTDOWN TO FINALE CONTINUES NEXT WEEK
WITH GRAMMY AWARD WINNER JASON MRAZ MENTORING THE TOP FIVE
AS THEY COMPETE IN AN "AMERICA'S REQUEST"-THEMED PERFORMANCE SHOW ON "AMERICAN IDOL XIII"
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, ON FOX
Special Performance by IDOL Judge Keith Urban
and Top Four Revealed on the Next LIVE Results Show
Thursday, May 1
AMERICAN IDOL XIII App Surpasses Two Million Downloads
Less than one month to the most anticipated AMERICAN IDOL finale ever! Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, Alex Preston and Sam Woolf are the Top Five finalists on AMERICAN IDOL XIII, and will work with guest mentor and Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jason Mraz next Wednesday, April 30 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), on FOX. The Top Five will sing a song chosen for them by the viewers at home in the "America's Request"-themed performance show.
As the countdown to the finale continues, find out who moves ahead in the competition on next week's results show, airing Thursday, May 1 (9:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), and tune in to see a special performance by AMERICAN IDOL XIII judge and country superstar Keith Urban.
Tonight, in an emotional send-off, C.J. Harris was eliminated on AMERICAN IDOL XIII, after receiving the fewest votes. From Jasper, AL, the 23-year-old sang "American Woman" and "Whatever It Is" on last night's performance show.
Watch/share AMERICAN IDOL XIII's Top Five in a special video: YouTube / AI.com
Viewers at home continue to have five ways to vote for their favorite singer, including voting via Google Search when the IDOL vote window opens at the top of the show, by searching for IDOL-related terms. Fans are able to vote immediately after their favorites perform. After casting their votes, fans have the opportunity to share their votes on Google+, follow contestants, join community conversations or participate in Google Hangouts about the show. Viewers can also vote online at AmericanIdol.com; via the AMERICAN IDOL App; via text messaging; and via toll-free calling.
AMERICAN IDOL XIII is produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group. The series was created by Simon Fuller and is executive produced by Simon Fuller, Cecile Frot-Coutaz, Trish Kinane, Per Blankens, Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager. Louis J. Horvitz is director and Rickey Minor is musical director.
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