Finalist Eliminated on "American Idol"; Eight Remain

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30 Mar 2012

Following the nationwide vote, finalist Heejun Han was eliminated on the March 29 broadcast of the famed singing competition "American Idol."



On April 4 at 8 PM ET the remaining eight finalists – DeAndre Brackensick, Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone – will tackle the songs of the 80s.

The results show will air April 5 at 8 PM ET on Fox. The program will feature performances from The Wanted, who will perform their smash hit “Glad You Came”; and "American Idol" judge Jennifer Lopez, who will premiere her new music video for “Dance Again.”

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.