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‘American Idol’ Top 12 Contestants Revealed

Following a captivating live episode featuring performances of songs from Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Season 22 of American Idol has unveiled its Top 12 contestants.

The episode kicked off with Luke Bryan’s rendition of John Mellencamp’s classic hit “Small Town,” setting the stage for an electrifying evening.

Under the mentorship of Kiss frontman Gene Simmons, the Top 14 contestants brought out their best performances, showcasing their talents as America voted for their favorites.
During the “Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame Week,” host Ryan Seacrest and judge Lionel Richie took the opportunity to announce this year’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees. The event also included a special recognition for Jimmy Buffet, honoring his musical excellence.

Below, you can see a full list of the contestants who have advanced to the Top 12 and watch their performance from tonight!

Triston Harper – “Heartbreak Hotel” by Elvis Presley

Julia Gagnon – “Run To You” by Whitney Houston

Roman Collins – “You’re All I Need To Get By” by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

Kaibrienne – “I Hate Myself For Loving You” by Joan Jett

Jayne Elise – “I Have Nothing” by Whitney Houston

Mia Matthews – “Those Memories Of You” by Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton and EmmyLou Harris

Kayko – “High And Dry” by Radiohead

Emmy Russell – “I Can’t Make You Love Me” by Bonnie Raitt

McKenna Faith Breinholt – “It’s Hard To Say I’m Sorry” by Chicago

Jack Blocker – “Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright” by Bob Dylan

Will Moseley – “Night Moves” by Bob Seger

Abi Carter – “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John

Unfortunately, the night also saw the departure of two talented contestants, Jordan Anthony and Nya.

Tomorrow night, get ready to watch the Top 12 contestants perform for your votes.

Host Ryan Seacrest will reveal a Top 10 at the end of the night, adding to the suspense. The contestants will receive mentoring from the talented Meghan Trainor. Moreover, fans can look forward to a special performance by Season 7 alum David Archuleta.

Additionally, the show will honor the late Season 5 alum, Mandisa, with a special musical tribute. This heartfelt segment will pay homage to her legacy following her recent passing.

It’s going to be a night filled with exceptional performances and touching moments on American Idol.


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