American Idol Top 6 Performance Recap: They'll Keep on Fighting Till . Elise is a lot like Joshua in that her voice has a multitude of settings, sound bite — “ Does your daddy let you date? Um, was Hollie supposed to slap on a pageant smile and throw Skylar doesn't hold a candle in my book, sorry. It's getting very late in the “American Idol” season — a time when irritation and annoyance begin to set in. Ballads are the meat and potatoes of Hollie's modus operandi, and while her It was her most engaging and soulfully strong performance to date. That voice would be wasted on the phone book. 'American Idol': Top 4's Best/Worst Performances . Josh hit high notes and added vocal frills exactly where they were needed without Hollie's pitchy, uncomfortable performance prompted Idol mentor Jimmy You need to be reading graphic novelist Tillie Walden — here's your first look at her next book.
And then he just kept building until it seemed there was no place left to go. The judges were out of their chairs like a shot as was the crowd. It looked as if they were asking each other permission to stand up. This Damien Rice song clearly meant something to Phillip and that showed in the way he sang it. The staging was great, too, with just Phillip and his guitar, a female cellist and one female backup singer.
Hollie continued her hot streak with this Journey song. It was a great blend of technical proficiency and emotional believability. Hollie looked confident and hit the glory notes at the end with ease. This Etta James song, about sneaking out to meet your lover, probably was a bit old for year-old Jessica, but she sang it really well, with some appealing grit to her voice.
And Jimmy Iovine and the moral majority might be pleased to see she wore jeans and a modest jacket instead of a slinky dress. Instead of confident Hollie, we got Hollie who moves awkwardly around the stage with nonspontaneous hand gestures and missed notes. He was eliminated on April 19, coming in seventh place.
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Prior to his elimination, Dixon had never been in the Bottom 3. His debut album A Messenger was released on January 29, He auditioned in San Diego, California.
He originally auditioned for American Idol season 10but he was cut in the green mile round.
He was eliminated on April 5, coming in eighth place. He and his family migrated to Queens, New York when he was a child and then moved to Flushing, Queens, New York during his teenage years. Before American Idol, he was a non-profit organizer, working with children with special needs.
He has spoken of suffering from emotional depression and credited the children that he worked with for helping him to recover from his illness. He has also said that the children motivated him to audition for American Idol. I think you could be the American Idol". He is the first Korean American to make the finals on American Idol.
He was eliminated on March 29, coming in ninth place. She has a passion for rhythm and blues, soul, country, jazz, rock and classical. She was eliminated on March 22, coming in tenth place.
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Her debut album, My Independence was released on October 8, Shannon Magrane born October 21,  is from Tampa, Florida. She is the daughter of Tampa Bay Rays broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Joe Magrane.
He auditioned in Portland, Oregon. He attended Overbrook High School. Standing 6 feet 8 and a half inches tall, he was dubbed "The Gentle Giant" on the show. His musical influences are his mother and John Legend.
On March 13, he was disqualified for concealing arrests and outstanding warrants. Jeremy Rosado born March 24, is from Valrico, Florida. Rosado previously auditioned for American Idol four times.
He was eliminated on March 8, coming in thirteenth place.
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He is the fourth wild card finalist to be the eliminated first in the finals, with his female predecessors being Leah LaBelle season threeJasmine Murray season eightand Ashthon Jones season ten. His debut single, Don't be Afraid was released on April 2, Finals[ edit ] In this season, maintaining the previous season's format, there were 12 weeks of the finals and 13 finalists, with one finalist eliminated per week based on the American public's votes exceptions include Top week, where the judges were able to decide who would go home based on the lowest votes between the male and female contestants, and Top week, where Jermaine Jones was disqualified.
Jimmy Iovine resumed duties as a weekly mentor to the contestants, frequently assisted by guest mentors. This season, the fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger and Soyon An were employed as image advisers for the Top 10 finalists. Ryan Seacrest stated that it will be a competition between the male and female contestants.