“American Idol” cuts the competition by more than half. On Monday night, the show will reveal the rest of the singers moving up the top 24.
Here is a look at some of the successful singers.
Alana, a 22-year-old singer from Florida, performed Jazmine Sullivan’s “Bust Your Windows” for the Showstopper tour. Her energetic Monday night performance pushed her into the top 24.
Anilee List, a 20-year-old college student from Los Angeles, brought a dynamic performance of Rufus and Chaka Khan’s “Ain’t Nobody” on stage for the Showstopper tour. On Monday night, List reached the top 24.
Alyssa Wray, an 18-year-old singer from the small town of Perryville, Kentucky, – a town of 750 people – did it. Wray has been a standout contestant this season since the judges called her a “once in a generation” singer at her audition.
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For the Showstopper tour, Andrea Valles performed The Weeknd’s hit song “Blinding Lights”. American Idol judge Katy Perry said it was the wrong song choice, but the 23-year-old singer – who grew up in Salt Lake City and lives in Houston – ended up making progress.
At 15, Ava August is one of the youngest singers in the “American Idol” contest this season. For the Showstopper tour, the high school student from California said she decided to take a risk and perform an original song called “Ghost of You” that simply put her on guitar rather than a full band.
Although Perry said she didn’t think the song was “all there,” she said it was one of the strongest moments of the competition in August and welcomed it into the Top 24.
At Beane’s audition for “American Idol,” the judges spent the majority of the time considering whether the 23-year-old singer of the Boston theatrical voice was suitable for the “American Idol” scene. Since then, however, Beane has continued to progress in the competition and will now be in the top 24.
Country singer Caleb Kennedy performed an original song for his Showstopper performance – a decision that surprised the “Idol” judges.
“We heard you were going to play a different song,” Perry told the 16-year-old from South Carolina.
“I was planning on doing a big old show like everyone else has, and then one of them just came over to do an original,” Kennedy said. “So I took it and ran with it.”
This choice ultimately benefited Kennedy, who climbed into the top 24.
Cassandra Coleman wowed the judges from the start – “You’re a new voice the world has never heard,” Bryan told the 24-year-old singer from Tennessee during her audition.
Coleman will continue in the “American Idol” competition as part of the top 24.
For his Showstopper tour, Cecil Ray performed “Beyond” by Leon Bridges. Ray, a 20-year-old Texas singer, was the last singer to make the Top 24 Monday night. During the episode, the singer said he auditioned for “American Idol” to show his daughter that dreams are always within reach.
The American Idol judges have been a fan of Chayce Beckham since the very first note of his audition.
“Your first note got me,” Bryan told the 24-year-old singer from Apple Valley, Calif., During his audition. “You are the goal of this show.”
During this audition, Perry added that Beckham was one of the top 5 candidates. After Sunday night’s Showstopper tour, the singer is now one step closer to realizing that prediction as he has climbed to the top 24.
Before “American Idol” Colin Jamieson was in a New England boy band. Now the 22-year-old artist, who is a wedding singer, is trying to be successful on “American Idol”. After performing Fall Out Boy’s “Sugar, We Goin Down” for the Showstopper tour on Monday night, the Massachusetts singer rose to the top 24.
The 19-year-old singer from Ohio reached the top 24 with a performance of “Over the Rainbow” by Judy Garland.
Grace Kinstler said she started to question her song choice for the Showstopper tour, but the performance ended up working in her favor. The 20-year-old singer from Chicago gave a moving performance of “Father” by Demi Lovato, and dedicated it to her own father, who died last year.
Kinstler, who is a student at Berklee College of Music, placed in the top 24. She said she believed her father would be proud of her performance and the fact that she was taking the big risk of playing on “American Idol” in first place.
As a pilot, being on “American Idol” is a step in a new direction for Graham DeFranco, 27. The Texas singer performed a Kings of Leon song for his Showstopper tour and got a yes from the judges to continue his “American Idol” journey.
One of the youngest female singers in the competition this season, Hannah Everhart made it to the top 24. The 17-year-old singer from Mississippi performed Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” for her Showstopper tour on Sunday night.
The 22-year-old singer from Tennessee reached the top 24.
On Sunday night’s Showstopper tour, Jason Warrior received a standing ovation from the “Idol” judges for his performance of “Believer” by Imagine Dragons. The 25-year-old singer from Chicago – who has already participated in “The Voice” and the short-lived “The Four” competition – has moved into the top 24 of “American Idol”.
After her brother was knocked out in the first part of Hollywood Week, Liahona Olayan struggled to pass the remainder of the round – to the point that Katy Perry berated her for acting defeat and failing him. give it all.
“What Katy said on the last round made me more determined to remind her why she picked me in the first place,” Olayan said before the Showstopper round. Olayan, who lives in Vineyard, Utah, performed Meghan Trainor’s “Me Too” for her performance on Monday night.
“Here it is!” Katy Perry screamed after the performance.
The 17-year-old singer ended up making it into the top 24.
The 25-year-old singer from Arkansas performed “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” by James Brown for her Showstopper tour. Watkins’ performance wowed all the judges and she finally got the news from Lionel Richie that she would move into the top 24.
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As the “American Idol” competition progressed, 19-year-old singer Mary Jo Young said her nerves improved with each round. Ahead of her performance on Monday night, the Cleveland singer said she believed she could be in the top 24. That belief is now a reality.
The 21-year-old Georgian singer reached the top 24 on Monday night after performing Beyonce’s ‘I Was Here’ – a song he said was one of the most difficult songs he has ever performed.
Despite having a passion for music, Wyatt Pike hardly pursued a musical career. But just days before starting business school, Pike ended up dropping out and taking a year off to try and succeed as a singer-songwriter. Today, the 20-year-old singer from Park City, Utah reached the top 24 on “American Idol.”