Finalist Eliminated on "American Idol"; Jennifer Hudson Will Perform on Results Show

News   Finalist Eliminated on "American Idol"; Jennifer Hudson Will Perform on Results Show
 
Following the nationwide vote, finalist DeAndre Brackensick was eliminated on the April 5 broadcast of the famed singing competition "American Idol."

On April 11 at 8 PM ET the remaining seven finalists – Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone – will again perform live.

The results show will air April 12 at 8 PM ET on Fox. The program will feature performances from Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson, who along with Ne-Yo and Rick Ross, will perform their new single, “Think Like a Man,” and "American Idol" Season 10 finalist James Durbin, who will perform his new song, “Higher Than Heaven.”

To find out more about the finalists, visit www.americanidol.com.

Former "American Idol" contestants who have taken to Broadway after their stint on "Idol" include Fantasia Barrino (The Color Purple), Clay Aiken (Spamalot), Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages), Diana DeGarmo (Hairspray), Frenchie Davis (Rent) and Jordin Sparks (In the Heights) as well as former "Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi (Chicago), among others.

"American Idol" is produced by 19 Entertainment, a division of CKX, Inc. and FremantleMedia North America, Inc. The series is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller, CEO, XIX Entertainment, and executive-produced by Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; Ken Warwick, Executive Producer, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; and Nigel Lythgoe, CEO, Nigel Lythgoe Productions.

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