April 28, 2010 07:13 PM by Candace Young
To open the show, Ryan Seacrest reminds the crowd that there will performances tonight on FOX‘s American Idol by Rascal Flatts, Sons of Sylvia, Shakira, and Lady Antebellum. Ryan introduces the judges, Simon Cowell, Kara Dioguardi, Ellen Degeneres, and Randy Jackson, and then immediately introduces Rascal Flatts! Read on for highlights and results…
Rascall Flatts perform their song, Unstoppable, live on the Idol stage to the delight of the audience. They chat with Ryan afterward, noting that it’s their third time on Idol. Ryan remarks on the band going out on tour soon.
The top six do a Ford music video where they are vampires. Some of them look really freaky! Next, the Idol hopefuls are shown lending their voices to a Shrek movie, and meeting Eddie Murphy at the screening of Shrek Forever After in 3D! Ryan introduces Antonio Banderas and Cameron Diaz from the film, who are in attendance live!
It’s time to dim the lights for results. Ryan will form three groups of two on the stage. Siobhan Magnus chats with Ryan and then goes to the far end of the stage.Â Aaron Kelly is sent to the center of the stage. Michael Lynche stands up and listens to Ryan go over the judges remarks before being asked to stand near to him. Lee Dewyze is sent across to stand with Siobhan. Casey James is the next to talk to Ryan, who then asks him to join Michael Lynche. Crystal Bowersox is the last to stand up and Ryan pairs her with Aaron. Ryan walks Siobhan over to join Casey and Mike – they are the bottom three! Aaron, Lee, and Crystal are safe.
Sons of Sylvia are introduced by Carrie Underwood who has been making music with them practically since she left Idol, and who is a big fan. They perform Love Left to Lose – catchy!
Lady Antebellum takes the stage next to perform their current hit, Need You Now.Â Shakira arrives at the studio and performs her song Gypsy in a duet with Rascal Flatts – first time ever!
Getting back to results, Ryan joins Mike, Casey, and Siobhan. Mike tells Ryan there is no shame in being in theÂ bottom three since everyone did well last night. Ryan sends him back to safety. Either Casey or Siobhan will leave tonight. Ryan announces that the person going home is Siobhan Magnus. Casey is safe. Siobhan sings her last song and gets hugs from the judges.Â Randy tells her she has an amazing career in front of her.
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