First Finalist Eliminated on ‘American Idol’
via press release:
JEREMY ROSADO IS ELIMINATED ON “AMERICAN IDOL”
TOP 12 PERFORM LIVE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, ON FOX
Daughtry to Perform on Next Results Show
Thursday, March 15
Finalist Jeremy Rosado was eliminated tonight on AMERICAN IDOL. Rosado received the fewest votes among the boys and Elise Testone received the fewest votes among the girls. Then, judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler sent Rosado home. On Wednesday’s performance show, the guys sang songs by Stevie Wonder and the ladies paid special tribute to Whitney Houston. On tonight’s results show, this week’s mentor, Mary J. Blige, sang her latest hit “Why” and Season 10 runner-up Lauren Alaina performed her smash hit “Georgia Peaches.”
Next week, on Wednesday, March 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT tape-delayed), the Top 12 – DeAndre Brackensick, Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Heejun Han, Jermaine Jones, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Shannon Magrane, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Elise Testone and Erika Van Pelt – will take to the IDOL stage to perform for America’s votes!
Tune in the following night, Thursday, March 15 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) to the live results show to find out which Top 12 finalist is sent home. In addition, IDOL alum Daughtry will return to perform “Outta My Head.”
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