Lauren Alaina, James Durbin, Scotty McCreery and Haley Reinhart are this season’s AMERICAN IDOL Top 4 finalists. Jacob Lusk was eliminated on tonight’s show after he received the fewest of America’s 60 million votes. On Wednesday’s performance show, the Top 5 performed two songs from “now and then,” and Lusk, 23, from Compton, CA, sang “No Air” and “Love Hurts.” Tonight’s episode also featured performances by IDOL judge and global superstar Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull, as well as country music sensation Lady Antebellum.
AMERICAN IDOL Season 11 Auditions Set for St. Louis, Portland and Charleston; Additional Cities to Be Announced
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.
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.