Seven finalists. 14 performances.
On last night’s American Idol, the remaining contestants sang a pair of tracks each: first, they covered a “Now” single from the year 2000 and beyond. Then, they went with a soul-based “Then” song, tackling artists such as Marvin Gaye and Otis Redding. Relive the latter half of the evening below and then vote on your favorite…
Hollie Cavanagh for hour number-two started with “Son Of A Preacher Man,” one of our favorite singles from that era.
Up next, Colton Dixon went from Lady Gaga to Earth, Wine and Fire, sitting behind a piano for a version of “September.”
Elise Testone then got us into the mood via the Marvin Gaye classic “Let’s Get It On.” Will it help her move on?
Phillip Phillips proceeded to show off his versatility, following an Usher cover with a rendition of “Midnight Hour.”
From there, Jessica Sanchez made a plea to “Try A Little Tenderness,” as she hopes to avoid another placement in the bottom three. The judges, of course, are all out of saves.
Skylar Laine, who also did Lady Gaga proud with her first performance, then lamented how she “Heard It Through the Grapevine.” We adore her.
Finally, Joshua Ledet took us home by telling the world that “A Change is Gonna Come.”
Which of these performances did you like best?