Finalist Eliminated on "American Idol"; Katy Perry Will Perform on Results Show

News   Finalist Eliminated on "American Idol"; Katy Perry Will Perform on Results Show
 
Following the nationwide vote, finalist Colton Dixon was eliminated on the April 19 broadcast of the famed singing competition "American Idol."

On April 25 at 8 PM ET the remaining six finalists – Hollie Cavanagh, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone – will perform the songs of Queen. The finalists also will get to perform a group medley with Brian May and Roger Taylor, original members of the rock group Queen.

The results show will air April 26 at 8 PM ET on Fox. The program will feature performances from Katy Perry, who will perform her newest single, “Part of Me”; the official touring Queen tribute, The Queen Extravaganza, who will perform "Somebody To Love”; and "American Idol" Season 10 finalist Stefano Langone, who will perform his new single, “I’m On A Roll.”

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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