American Idol Season 14 is coming to an end on May 13th.
The top 12 for Season 14 are Sarina Joi Crowe, Maddie Walker, Jax, Adanna Duru, Tyanna Jones, Joey Cook, Quentin Alexander, Qaasim Middleton, Nick Fradiani, Clark Beckham, Rayvon Owen and Daniel Seavey.
The Top 12 performed live with the theme being “Party Songs”. Sarina Joi Crowe received the lowest amount of votes and was eliminated from the competition after the judges did not used their one save of the season.
The Top 11 performed songs from movies and the judges used their one save of the season on Qaasim Middleton when he received the lowest amount of votes.
The following week The Top 11 performed once more to theme of the ’80s. The idols were mentored by Boy George. At the end of the show Adanna Duru and Maddie Walker were eliminated after receiving the lowest votes in a double elimination.
Season 1 American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson returns to mentor the Top 9 finalists who performed from Clarkson’s songbook. The show introduced the fan Twitter save. The show gave fans the opportunity to save a finalist from elimination by a real-time vote using Twitter. Rayvon Owen and Daniel Seavey were the two lowest vote getter. Owen was saved by fans and Seavey was eliminated.
The Top 8 were mentored by Florida Georgia Line and Jason Derulo in the theme of “Billboard Hits”-themed show. Qaasim Middleton and Rayvon Owen received the lowest amount of votes and competed for the Twitter save. Owen won the save and Middleton was eliminated.
The Top 7 performed to the theme of American Classics. Joey Cook and Rayvon Owen received the lowest amount of votes and competed for the twitter save. Owen received the most votes and Cook was eliminated.
The Top 6 performed for the theme of Arena Anthems. Quentin Alexander and Rayvon Owen received the lowest amount of votes and competed for the latest twitter save of the season. Owen won for the fourth week in a row and Middleton was eliminated from the competition.
The Top 5 performed for the theme of a song from the judges hometown and the song that best describes your soul. Tyanna Jones received the lowest amount of votes.
The Top 4 are Jax, Clark Beckham, Rayvon Owen and Nick Fradiani.
The American Idol finalists have been mentored all season by Scott Borchetta.As the president of the Big Machine Label Group, he has worked with Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Florida Georgia Line and Reba to name a few.The season 14 winner will be on Big Machine Universal and will work directly with Borchetta and his team.
I spoke with Scott Borchetta backstage after Wednesdays show. Click on the video to see what he had to say about the final 4 contestants and the upcoming season finale.
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