On Wednesday night we saw the top 13 finalists on American Idol perform for our votes. There were some really amazing performances and some that were just a bit…meh. If you missed the show you can read our recap here!
Now let’s have a look if the American public agreed with me on who were the not so good ones. Actually, they did…not that I’m one to boast or anything.
Which of the Top 13 did we have to say goodbye to?
Well, let’s not get ahead of ourselves here. First let me tell you how the elimination procedure worked last night.
The guy with the fewest votes would have to stand next to the girl with the least amount of votes as Randy, Jennifer and Steven decided which one of them would be eliminated.
After last night I certainly have my favorites, do you? Jessica Sanchez had to make it through with no problems. Anybody that can belt out Whitney Houston’s most iconic song like she did deserves her place in the finals. I would also be sad to see Phillip Phillips leave.
So did I have to get sad?
First on stage were Jessica Sanchez, Elise Testone and Hollie Cavanagh. Jimmy said that Jessica is probably one of the best singers every on Idol but he hopes the applause doesn’t go to her head. Jessica and Hollie were safe, Elise was in the bottom three girls. No surprises there, then.
Heejun Han, Colton Dixon and Jermaine Jones were next up. I was sooooo pleased Jimmy disagreed with Steven saying that Jermaine’s song fit him like an Armani suit. But that was uncalled for, saying they don’t make Armani suits that big. I didn’t like that but I liked that Colton and Heejun were safe, and at least I predicted that Jermaine would be in the bottom three guys.
After a nice performance from Lauren Alaina singing George Peaches (I still don’t get that song title), she shared with us that she is currently on tour with Jason Aldean. And then it was back to current American Idol business.
Erika Van Pelt, Shannon Magrane and Skylar Laine were next to discover their fates. Jimmy said he liked Skylar’s nasal voice even though Jennifer didn’t. Nasal? I don’t know that that’s a compliment since coaches are always telling people not to sing through their noses. But anyway, Skylar was safe, but Erika and Shannon were in the bottom two. I knew Shannon would be in trouble after her performance and it seems America didn’t like Erika’s Whitney karaoke any better than I did.
So then it was time for the final guys to hit the stage, Joshua Ledet: DeAndre Brackenstick, Phillip Phillips and Jeremy Rosado. Jimmy was a little worried for Joshua, but I was shocked he was obviously in the bottom two. He was even more worried that Jeremy would be going home and so then so was I. Phillip Phillips clearly had to get through. Didn’t he?
Yes, he did, Joshua and Jeremy were in the bottom two.
That made the Bottom Three Girls Elise Testone, Erika Van Pelt and Shannon Magrane and the Bottom Three Guys Jermaine Jones, Joshua Ledet and Jeremy Rosado.
Then Ryan Seacrest had a surprise for the contestants, telling Erika and Joshua that they were safe.
Ryan asked Steven if any of the contestants deserved to leave and he says that Jeremy did. Oh I bet that made him feel great! That left Elise and Jeremy in the bottom two.
But they soon heard their fate as the lights were dimmed and the person eliminated from American Idol season 11 last night was: Jeremy Rosado. I will miss the guy’s passion. How about you?