American Idol season 19 is moving along quickly. On tonight’s episode, they are revealing the Top 12 to make it through. America will choose the top 10 while the judges get their pick for the extra 2 that were at risk of going home. Who ultimately made it in? See the full list of Top 12 contestants.
Who is in American Idol’s Season 19 Top 12?
- Casey Bishop – House of the Rising Sun by The Animals
- DeShawn Goncalves – Higher Ground by Stevie Wonder
- Cassandra Coleman – Light On by Maggie Rogers
- Caleb Kennedy – Nowhere by Caleb Kennedy
- Ava August – Love of My Life by Queen
- Chayce Beckham – What Brings Life Also Kills
- Alyssa Wray – Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston
- Willie Spence – Diamonds by Rihanna
- Grace Kinstler – Dangerous Woman by Ariana Grande
- Hunter Metts – Can’t Make You Love Me by Bonnie Rait
Who Was Knocked Out?
- Colin Jamieson
- Madison Watkins – Hotline Bling by Drake
- Beane – Grow as We Go by Ben Platt
- Alanis Sophia – Heart Attack by Demi Lovato
- Graham DeFranco
Wyatt Pike Leaves ‘American Idol’
At the start of the show American Idol host, Ryan Seacrest announced that Wyatt Pike had dropped out of the competition even in spite of getting through to the Top 16 the night before. The reason was undisclosed.
Fans on Twitter sounded off about Wyatt leaving the competition. Paul commented, “It’s sad that WyattPike had to drop out. #AmericanIdol“
It’s sad that Wyatt Pike had to drop out. #AmericanIdol— Paul Onufrey (@onufreyonboard) April 13, 2021
Another Wyatt Pike supporter tweeted, “@WyattPike dropped from the competition? okay now i’m worried. & sad. this man didn’t get the chance to show his full potential. man this one is hitting me hard. @AmericanIdol#AmericanIdol“
American Idol Contestants React to Top 12
The first contestant who was called to the center of the stage and made it through was Casey Bishop. She was thrilled when Ryan Seacrest told her she was in the Season 19 Top 12! Prior to their first live show, she posted a black and white photo of herself singing on the Idol stage. “our first live show is tonight guys!!!! tune in 8pm EST/ 5PM PST ♡” she said. Her fellow contestant Beane was one of the first to comment “living legend,” he said.
Cassandra Coleman wrote on Instagram that she could only hope to make it into the Top 10/12. Her wish came true! “What a blessing it would be to make it to the top 10/12 tomorrow night. I AM SO EXCITED for the song I have prepared!!!!! BUT REGARDLESS, what. an. honor to have made it this far. Wow. Never in my wildest dreams..
She continued, “I feel like I keep saying the same things over and over because I’m continually shocked.. but I do know this: My mentality is in a much better and healthier place than it’s ever been before and I’m ready to get going. Thank you for bringing me this far my lovely friends. 💛.”
Alyssa Wray took on the Whitney Houston classic, “Greatest Love of All.” She belted it out and gave it her all! Ryan Seacrest mentioned that Alyssa had received a tweet from one of her idols – Jennifer Hudson. “Girl you have a big instrument, make them wait for it,” Hudson told the American Idol hopeful.
Katy Perry also praised Alyssa in her critic – “from artist to artiste,” she exclaimed.
Who Did the Judges Save?
From the five contestants that were eliminated tonight, the judges were allowed to save two to go on to the next rounds. Who got in?
- Madison Watkins
Tune into American Idol on Sundays and Mondays on ABC at 8pm EST.