American Idol revealed its High 14 Season 20 contestants throughout Monday night time’s (April 18) highly-anticipated outcomes episode. On the prime of the two-hour program, Ryan Seacrest advised viewers that the outcomes had been in his fingers, and so they confirmed that 10 finalists had been deemed protected after incomes sufficient of America’s votes with their solo performances the night time earlier than.
The opposite 10 finalists, nevertheless, had been compelled to sing in entrance of the judges for an opportunity to make it into one of many 4 vacant slots. It was as much as the judges — Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie — to deliberate and resolve who can be shifting ahead within the competitors.
Fortunately for nation singers Noah Thompson, HunterGirl and Dan Marshall, none of them needed to carry the load of getting to carry out for a High 14 slot — all of them squeezed into the High 10 and made their approach to what host Seacrest dubbed the “victory zone.”
That, nevertheless, wasn’t the case for Mike Parker. He needed to sing his coronary heart out and show to the judges that he nonetheless belongs within the widespread singing competitors. Whereas Parker is taken into account a rustic artist, he selected to step exterior of his style with Teddy Swims’ “Mattress on Fireplace.” His efficiency moved the judges sufficient to earn him a second shot at successful all of it.
The final 5 minutes of the Idol Season 20 outcomes episode had the judges unveiling their different three “protected” picks of the night time, and so they despatched Tristen Gressett, Jeremiah “Jay” Copeland and Allegra Miles onto the following spherical of the competitors.
Sadly, hopefuls Jacob Moran, Sage McNeely, Elli Rowe, Katyrah Love, Cameron Whitcomb and Cadence Baker had been eradicated as the underside six performers.
American Idol airs Sundays and Mondays on ABC.
American Idol Season 20 High 14 Contestants:
Jeremiah “Jay” Copeland
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