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American Idol: Top Three Will Perform Three Songs Next Week

May 13, 2011 11:00 AM by Lisa Princ

Last night on FOX‘s American Idol, we witnessed the most shocking elimination to date as James Durbin was sent home. Next week, the top three are set to perform three songs as well as get to see performances by Nicole Scherzinger and 50 cent. Keep reading for all the details!

American Idol’s top 3 will take the stage again next week and according to a Fox press release On Wednesday, May 18 (8:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top 3 – Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery and Haley Reinhart – return to the IDOL stage to perform three songs – one selected by the judges, one selected by in-house mentor Jimmy Iovine and one individual choice. In addition, viewers will get a peek at the extraordinary trips the Top 3 took when they visited their hometowns.

Tune in the following night, Thursday, May 19 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), to the live results show to find out which two finalists will face off in the finale. In addition, catch Italian trio Il Volo performing “O Sole Mio,” as well as Nicole Scherzinger and 50 Cent entertaining the crowd with a performance of “Right There.”

Also, remember that the two day finale will actually take place on Tuesday, May 24th and Wednesday, May 25th – so be sure to set your DVR’s accordingly. Be sure to tune in next week to see the top three take the stage to battle it out for a shot at the finale on American Idol on FOX!

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One Response to “American Idol: Top Three Will Perform Three Songs Next Week”

  1. E.V. Moore Says:
    May 13th, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    Check out American Idol Winner Jordin Spark’s version of “I Who Have Nothing” on American Idol 6. That is the 2nd song Haley sang this last wk. Jordin’s version is so much better and done with the appropriate emotion. No screaming, no yelling, no growling.


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