Skip to Content

For their second performances last night, the remaining American Idol finalists sang tracks they wished they had written.

This evening, though, the wishes of only three contestants would come true. So, perfect segue behind us, who got the boot?

Following performances by David Cook and Jennifer Lopez, along with the announcement that both Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet were safe, it came down to Phillip Phillips and Hollie Cavanaugh. And the eliminated contestant this week is…

Hollie!

Cavanaugh took the news better than good friend Ledet, as she sang her farewell to “The Climb” and the audience stood up and cheered. What do you think, readers? Did voters make the right choice in sending Hollie home?