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Thursday, Mar 7th 2013Tonight the Season 12 Top 10 were revealed! Who would America send through?Ryan revealed the guys first and then the girls, taking them one by one from a holding room behind the stage to reveal them to the judges and the audience.This year was special because the finalists all performed victory songs to mark their ascension into the Top 10.Check out all songs from the episode:Title: "Almost Home"Artist Version: Mariah CareyContestant: n/aTitle: "Alone"Artist Version: HeartContestant: Paul JolleyTitle: "Ready for Love"Artist Version: India ArieContestant: Burnell TaylorTitle: "So High"Artist Version: John LegendContestant: Curtis Finch, Jr.Title: "Power of One"Artist Version: Israel HoughtonContestant: Devin VelezTitle: "Bridge Over Troubled Water"Artist Version: Simon and GarfunkelContestant: Lazaro ArbosTitle: "Home"Artist Version: Dierks BentleyContestant: Janelle ArthurTitle: "I'm Goin' Down"Artist Version: Mary J. BligeContestant: Candice GloverTitle: "I'm Every Woman"Artist Version: Whitney HoustonContestant: Amber HolcombTitle: "I Was Here"Artist Version: BeyonceContestant: Angie MillerTitle: "Evidence"Artist Version: Susan TedeschiContestant: Kree Harrison
Wednesday, Mar 6th 2013Tonight, the guys had their opportunity to perform live for America on the IDOL stage in Las Vegas. There were 10 performances in total and after America's vote, only five will move on.Our judges had their work cut out for them tonight, but they were game to dole out their insight.
Below are the top judges quotes from the Guys' Semi-Final Round:
"You look great. You look very marketable. I could imagine seeing your face on blankets and posters and cups" (Nicki Minaj to Elijah Liu)
"I loved your spirit in that song but I'm not sure that was the song for the thing you do really well." (Keith Urban to Cortez Shaw)
"Where's my little baby at Charlie? What happened? I don't know what happened. I feel like someone stole my kid." (Nicki Minaj to Charlie Askew)
"It's just that that's your comfort zone...and it's true to you, so kudos." (Nicki Minaj to Nick Boddington)
"I think it's pretty obvious you are one of a kind. That you were born to do this." (Nicki Minaj to Burnell Taylor)
"I always feel like you keep underestimating the quality of your voice." (Keith Urban to Paul Jolley)
"I think this guy right here believes he think he's in it to win it and he is!" (Randy Jackson to Lazaro Arbos)
"You just have so much hope in you and we need that." (Keith Urban to Curtis Finch, Jr.)
"You just sit up there looking like a Ken Doll. A Spanish Ken Doll." (Nicki Minaj to Devin Velez)
"Nerves got the better of your talent tonight." (Keith Urban to Vincent Powell)
Tune in to American Idol every WED and THU at 8/7c on FOX.
Wednesday, Mar 6th 2013
The Top 20 have laid it all out on the stage and now it is up to America to decide who will move forward. This is AMERICAN IDOL!
Will your favorite girl or guy make the cut? Tune in Thursday at 8/7c for an amazing LIVE results show and the announcement of the Season 12 AMERICAN IDOL Finalists. Anything could happen!
Did you have a favorite Top 20 performance? Watch all the performances here.
Wednesday, Mar 6th 2013After the girls' amazing performances on Tuesday, the guys had big shoes to fill tonight. They didn't disappoint!There were memorable performances from the Top 10 guys. Did your favorite do well enough to make it through? Tune in for the first results show of the season Thursday at 8/7c!While you wait for the show to air, check out the song list from the episode:Title: "Stay"Artist Version: Rihanna feat. Mikky EkkoContestant: Elijah LiuTitle: "Locked Out of Heaven"Artist Version: Bruno MarsContestant: Cortez ShawTitle: "Mama"Artist Version: GenesisContestant: Charlie AskewTitle: "Iris"Artist Version: Goo Goo DollsContestant: Nick BoddingtonTitle: "I'm Here"Artist Version: from The Color PurpleContestant: Burnell TaylorTitle: "Just A Fool"Artist Version: Christina Aguilera feat. Blake SheltonContestant: Paul JolleyTitle: "Feeling Good"Artist Version: Michael BubleContestant: Lazaro ArbosTitle: "I Believe I Can Fly"Artist Version: R. KellyContestant: Curtis Finch, Jr.Title: "Somos Novios (It's Impossible)"Artist Version: Andrea Bocelli feat. Christina AguileraContestant: Devin VelezTitle: End of the RoadArtist Version: Boyz II MenContestant: Vincent Powell
Wednesday, Mar 6th 2013
The Top 20 were announced this past week! It's now America's job to vote in the Top 10. This week, voting opens for the first time this season with performances from the Top 20 on Tuesday and Wednesday. Thanks to AT&T voting is easier than ever!
Once the voting window is open at the end of each performance show, fans will have at least 2 hours to cast their votes. You can vote using the AT&T AMERICAN IDOL Vote platforms listed below:
AT&T Toll-free Number Voting: Vote for your favorite IDOL contestant by dialing the telephone number that pops up on the screen for each contestant during the performance shows.
AT&T Text Voting: Text the word 'VOTE' to 4 digit code that appears on the screen during your favorite Idol's performance. You can vote multiple times, but you'll only receive one 'thanks for voting' confirmation message for each contestant you vote for during each voting period, regardless of how many times you vote.
AT&T AMERICAN IDOL Online Voting: If you have a Facebook account, you can also vote online at AmericanIdol.com. For the first ever, viewers of AMERICAN IDOL will be able to reserve and assign up to 50 votes per Facebook account ID per performance show (this is combined with the AT&T AMERICAN IDOL App), spreading those votes across as many or as few contestants as desired prior to the opening of the vote window. Remember not to actually cast your vote until the voting window opens or the vote will not count! Votes will not count unless you click on the "Submit Votes" button during an open window.
AT&T AMERICAN IDOL App Voting: If you have a compatible Android or iOS device (tablet or handheld) and a Facebook account, then you can vote via the AMERICAN IDOL App. Download the App from the App Store or Google Play Store. Then, simply follow the voting instructions found within the App. AMERICAN IDOL viewers will need to sign in to the App with their Facebook account in order vote. You'll be able to reserve and assign up to 50 votes per Facebook account ID per performance show(this is combines with the AT&T AMERICAN IDOL Online Voting), spreading those votes across as many contestants as you wish! Remember votes will not count unless you click on the "Submit Votes" button during an open window.
Anyone located in the Continental U.S., Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be able to cast their vote for AMERICAN IDOL.
Please go to www.AmericanIdol.com/faq for more details on voting.