March 19, 2008 07:08 PM by Joe Reality
At the beginning of the top eleven finalists American Idol results show, Ryan Seacrest revealed the mentors for this season would be Dolly Parton, Mariah Carey, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Neil Diamond. Seacrest also announced the return of the American Idol songwriters competition, where the winning song will be performed by the final two on the American Idol 7 finale.
The American Idol top eleven finalists performed a group medley of Beatles songs. After a recap of the American Idol top eleven performance show, Ryan Seacrest called Brooke White to center stage and revealed that she was in the top ten. Next, Seacrest called Carly Smithson to center stage and told her that she was in the bottom three. Next, Seacrest called David Archuleta to center stage and announced that he was in the top ten. Finally, Seacrest called Michael Johns to center stage and revealed that he was also in the top ten.
For the Ford music video, the American Idol finalists performed “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” while having a close encounter with some UFO’s. First, Ryan Seacrest called David Cook to center stage and revealed that he was in the top ten. Next, Seacrest called Kristy Lee Cook to center stage and told her that she was in the bottom three. Next, Seacrest called Jason Castro to center stage and announced that he was in the top ten. Finally, Seacrest called Ramiele Malubay to center stage and revealed that she was also in the top ten.
An American Idol call-in viewer asked Simon Cowell why he spent so much money on cars and nothing on clothes. After saying it was a very rude question, Cowell replied, “Because unlike some of the other people on this show, I actually don’t have an ego.” Another American Idol call-in viewer asked if Simon Cowell would consider filming a sequel to the kiss scene with Paula Abdul, and Cowell said yes, because Paula was actually a very good kisser.
American Idol 5 finalist Kellie Pickler returned to sing “Red High Heels.” In a video segment, Elliott Yamin and Fantasia visited Africa to see how some of the money raised during last year’s Idol Gives Back was being used. After the video, Ryan Seacrest called Syesha Mercado to center stage and revealed that she was in the top ten. Next, Seacrest called both Chikezie and Amanda Overmyer to center stage. Seacrest announced that Chikezie was safe and that Amanda was in the bottom three.
As the bottom three of Carly Smithson, Kristy Lee Cook, and Amanda Overmyer stood on stage, Ryan Seacrest revealed that Carly was the first contestant whowas safe. Seacrest announced, “Kristy, you are safe for another week. Amanda leaves us tonight.” Amanda Overmyer gave a farewell performance of “Back In The U.S.S.R.”
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