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‘American Idol’ Recap: Top 7 Is Revealed & 3 Contestants Go Home On Disney Night


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AMERICAN IDOL - ABC’s “American Idol” stars Ryan Seacrest, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan. (ABC/Gavin Bond)

AMERICAN IDOL – “510 (Top 24 at Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii Part #2)” – “American Idol” waves aloha to Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawaii, wrapping up two nights of incredible Top 24 performances. Pop star Bebe Rexha mentors Idol hopefuls as they belt out unforgettable tunes in hopes of making it through to the next round. Audiences at home will cast their votes, keeping the dream alive for the remaining Top 20, on “American Idol” MONDAY, APRIL 11 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (ABC/Karen Neal) KENEDI ANDERSON

AMERICAN IDOL – “501 (Auditions)” – “American Idol,” the iconic series that revolutionized the television landscape by pioneering the music competition genre, returns for a fifth season on ABC and historic 20th season overall. Once again, industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie will help determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation. This season, viewers will embark on a nationwide search across Nashville, Tennessee, Austin, Texas, and Los Angeles, California, where the show’s iconic judge auditions will surprise audiences and hopefuls alike with never-before-seen twists and a first-ever Platinum ticket winner. Our judges and Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest return for season five of “American Idol,” SUNDAY, FEB. 27 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Eric McCandless) HUNTERGIRL

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The best night of American Idol has arrived: Disney Night! The night kicks off with the ladies of season 20 performing “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” with Adassa from Encanto. Fellow Encanto star Rhenzy Feliz and the boys of Idol join them in the latter half of the performance. Derek Hough is serving as the top 10’s mentor for Disney Night.

‘American Idol’ Top 10 Performances

The first contestant to perform is Lady K, who was saved by the judges last week. She performs a sweet rendition of Moana’s “How Far I’ll Go.” Lionel Richie says that Lady K looks and sounds like a star. He notes that Lady K’s growth is “unbelievable.” Luke Bryan admits that he’s “so glad we had the opportunity to save you.”

Katy PerryLionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan celebrate Disney Night. (ABC)

Noah Thompson sings the Toy Story classic “You’ve Got A Friend In Me” on Disney Night after reuniting with his son and girlfriend. Katy Perry, dressed as Ariel from The Little Mermaid, raves that Noah just showed off some of his “best vocals ever.” Lionel tells Noah that this was the “perfect song choice” for him.

Emyrson Flora wows with her performance of Onward’s “Carry Me With You.” Luke still finds it hard to believe that Emyrson is only 16. He points out that her “comfortableness on stage took it to another level.” Katy Perry tells Emyrson that she loved when the 16-year-old brought her voice down and showed off that “signature Emyrson style.”

HunterGirl dazzles with her rendition of “I See The Light” from Tangled.

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