‘American Idol’ Season 19 is airing a special episode tonight, on Monday April 19, 2021. They are featuring comeback contestants from the previous season. In a first for Idol, 10 finalists will return to sing for America’s vote tonight. Out of the ten contestants, only one will make it into the Top 10 of American Idol Season 19 – so make sure to vote!
Which ‘American Idol’ Contestants are Back for April 19th?
See which comeback contestants American Idol is bringing to the stage on Monday, April 19th.
- Faith Becnel
- Franklin Boone
- Dwayne Crocker Jr
- Cyniah Elise
- Arthur Gunn
- Aliana Jester
- Louis Knight
- Nick Merico
- Makayla Phillips
- Olivia Ximines
Faith Becnel is back on the “Comeback contestants” special episode. The singer from Louisiana posted her participation in the singing competition with this message. “I’m sooooo nervous for TOMORROW’S episode on @americanidol 🤍 Tune in & VOTE for me to be in Top 10″
Franklin Boone is happy to be back for the “comeback kids” episode as he calls it. The North Carolina based singer is excited for his second chance. He posted a photo in front of the Idol backdrop. He wrote..
“Get ready to watch me and the other “comeback kids” tomorrow @ 8pm! But first, tune-in tonight at 8 and vote for your favorites from this year’s PHENOMENAL top 12! You can only vote for them during their live episode tonight, so get those phones ready!!! Enjoy the amazing live show tonight, and I’ll see all you beautiful humans tomorrow at 8pm for my comeback performance! (I’ll explain voting details for my episode tomorrow so stay tuned!!)
Ps. Scroll right for a peek at my on-stage rehearsal!!!
Louis Knight, fan favorite with over 100k followers on Instagram is back! They are saving Louis’s performance for the last spot on Idol. He wrote, “I gave this performance my absolute everything and i’m so excited for you all to see❤️ and it’s been a while since i said this but… small victories x”
He can’t believe he’s back on the Idol stage. Louis took a quick video of himself getting ready to rehearse today. “Truly surreal that i’ll be back performing on @americanidol tomorrow night. Remember to VOTE!!! I’ll be announcing my contestant number tomorrow! Also here’s me the first time being on the idol stage” Former Season 19 contestant, Jake Clark commented “YESSS BROOO.”
Nick Merico is excited for his second chance tonight. The singer has over 200k followers on Instagram and posted about his spot on the show. He wrote, “My dudes and dudettes around the world, I’m super excited to announce that I will be performing my original song “City lights” 🌃 on the incredible @americanidol stage Monday April 19th at 8pm est. I’m so grateful for this opportunity and honored to be sharing the stage with some wickedly talented folks ⚡️ it’s gonna be a great show 🤙🏼 see you then. #americanidol #comeback“
Watch American Idol on Monday, April 19, 2021 for a two hour “comeback contestants” special from 8:00-10pm EST. Remember to vote! Voting closes on Monday, April 26th at 6am EST. Episodes of American Idol can be viewed the next day on demand and on Hulu.
How to Vote:
It’s easy! You can vote right on American Idol’s website here. They allow up to 10 votes per contestant, so pick your favorites. You can change your votes until 6am ET on Monday 4/26. Don’t forget to save when entering or updating your votes! Cast your vote now.