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Who’s in the Top 9 for American Idol Tonight – May 2, 2021

American Idol has revealed its Top 9 contestants. Find out who’s still in the running for Disney Night on Sunday, May 2.

American Idol season 19 is going to Florida! The top 9 contestants travel to “the most magical place on Earth” – Disney World – to get a little one-on-one advice from celebrity mentor John Stamos. In the all-new episode airing May 2, they will sing their hearts out in hopes to stay in the competition. So, who all is remaining? Find out who’s still in the running for American Idol season 19 below.

Who is in American Idol‘s Season 19 Top 9?

There are 9 contestants still in the competition. They are:

  • Casey Bishop
  • Hunter Metts
  • Deshawn Goncalves
  • Chayce Beckham
  • Alyssa Wray
  • Cassandra Coleman
  • Grace Kinstler
  • Caleb Kennedy
  • Willie Spence
  • Arthur Gunn (voted in from the comeback contestants episode)

Grace Kinstler posted a behind the scenes boomerang on her Instagram from Walt Disney World. It features her in a mask and the same dress she will be wearing when mentored by John Stamos. She wrote that she “can’t wait for Sunday!!! ✨❄️✨”

Speaking of John Stamos, Chayce Beckham posted a photo with the Full/Fuller House star. He captioned the photo: “After all these years I finally met my Uncle Jessie. Have mercy. @johnstamos @waltdisneyworld @americanidol.” His former competitors Beane and Graham DeFranco left fun comments on the photo. Check it out below!

The top 9 will not only be mentored by John Stamos, but will have the opportunity to explore a little. Magic Kingdom is where they spent their time. Deshawn Goncalves posted a group photo of the 9 Idol contestants walking down the midway. He wrote that he “had a great time at @waltdisneyworld” and he “can’t wait to go back ✨.”

Alyssa Wray gave a hint as to what she is singing for the Disney Night episode! Check out Alyssa dressed as Moana. “Tomorrow night is DISNEY NIGHT on @americanidol ✨Throwback to when I played Moana for @gleamglowprincess services! 💕Any guesses what my song is? Pro-tip: it’s not from Moana😉 #alyssaonidol#americanidol

One of the youngest competitors in this season’s competition, Casey Bishop posted a mirror selfie shoutout to Disney – sporting a Mickey shirt of course! “well that’s a wrap! @waltdisneyworld i had so much fun and it was so heartwarming getting to see some of you, moments like those will stay with me FOREVA & EVA.🖤 #happyplace,” she wrote.

Updated: Who was knocked out tonight?

Three contestants were voted off at the end of tonight’s show. They were:

  • Alyssa Wray
  • Deshawn Goncalves
  • Cassandra Coleman

At the end of this week’s episode, the top 7 will be revealed. Who do you think will make it? Find out how things go for the top 9 when American Idol airs on Sunday, May 2 at 8 PM ET, only on ABC.


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