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American Idol: Top Four To Perform Songs Of Leiber And Stoller Next Week!

May 06, 2011 09:00 AM by Lisa Princ

Last night on American Idol on FOX we said goodbye to Jacob Lusk as his now and then performance did not fare as well as he had hoped. Next week, the remaining four finalists will hit the stage again with songs from Leiber and Stoller, and we’ll get to see a performance by season six winner Jordin Sparks. Keep reading for all the details!

American Idol’s top four will take the stage again next week and according to a Fox press release on Wednesday, May 11 (8:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top 4 – Lauren Alaina, James Durbin, Scotty McCreery and Haley Reinhart – return to the IDOL stage to perform the songs of renowned American songwriting and producing duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Leiber and Stoller are award winning American songwriters and record producers known for such hits as Elvis Presley’s Love Me,” “Loving You,” “Don’t,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “King Creole,” just to name a few. The duo were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985 and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

Tune in the following night, Thursday, May 12 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), to the live results show to find out who will make it to the Top 3. In addition, catch the world premiere of the video for IDOL judge and rock-and-roll legend Steven Tyler’s first U.S. solo single, “It Feels So Good,” as well as a performance by Season Six IDOL winner Jordin Sparks. The press release also states that the top four will be mentored this week by Lady Gaga and more audition cities for season 11 will be released!

Are you happy with this season’s top four, or do you think America got it wrong? Comment and share your thoughts with us – we’d love to hear from you. Then be sure to tune in next week to see these exciting performances!

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2 Responses to “American Idol: Top Four To Perform Songs Of Leiber And Stoller Next Week!”

  1. len magno Says:
    May 6th, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    we believe that Haley Reinhart should have been eliminated a long time ago. America should vote those that connect their music to many not the one that growls and connect to animals

  2. AL Says:
    May 6th, 2011 at 10:22 pm

    Yep, happy with the results. I’m rooting for a James/Haley finale. I really hope Haley wins!


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