American Idol season 19 airs tonight, revealing the top 16 contestants who made it through to the live rounds. A few include Graham DeFranco, fan favorite Grace Kinstler, and Madison Watkins. Get the full list of Top 16 contestants here.
Who will you see on American Idol on April 11th?
Well according to The Idol Pad, these are the contestants that made it through to the top 16!
- Alanis Sophia
- Alyssa Wray
- Ava August
- Brennan Hepler (aka Beane)
- Caleb Kennedy
- Casey Bishop
- Cassandra Coleman
- Chayce Beckham
- Colin Jamieson
- Grace Kinstler
- Graham DeFranco
- Hunter Metts
- Madison Watkins
- Willie Spence
- Wyatt Pike
In the All-Star Duets, Madison Watkins wow’ed the crowd in her duet with American Idol alum, Tori Kelly. The pair sang a powerful rendition of Don’t You Worry About a Thing, originally sung by Stevie Wonder.
Another American Idol contestant that stunned in her duet performance was Alyssa Wray. She sang an upbeat Whitney Houston hit, I’m Your Baby Tonight with Katharine McPhee. After receiving praise from the judges, it seems that the home audience felt the same way because they ultimately will choose the winner of American Idol.
Graham DeFranco posted a photo of himself and fellow contestant Chayce Beckham on Instagram. “I get to do what every girl wishes they could do. @chaycebeckhammusic sweet boi,” he wrote.
Grace teased her followers on Saturday with a post on Instagram blowing a kiss. “Who’s ready to find out if I make the TOP 16 tomorrow on @americanidol ? If I do, get ready to VOTE tomorrow night (same 3 methods and rules as before)!” she said.
Grace really wow’ed the crowd when she sang Jessie J’s “Queen.” Take a look at her solo performance and her duet with superstar Joss Stone. Grace is definitely a frontrunner!
Another fan favorite, Alanis Sophia made it through to the Top 16 at only 19 years old. She covered her namesake’s hit song “Uninvited” by Alanis Morissette.
Just like Grace Kinstler, Alanis excitedly posted a selfie in front of her trailer labeled “contestants only.” She wrote, “if you need me, i’ll be in here 🤠 tomorrow night at 8/7c, results will be revealed. tune in on @abcnetwork to see if i made it to top 16! ✨💜 love each and every one of you for voting for me 🥺 UR THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!”
Her fellow contestants commented on the selfie. “CUTIE” wrote Anilee List. Alana posted two heart eyed emojis with YAY. “SHE DO HAVE HER OWN TRAILER 🥵🥵🥵🥵,” said Jake Clark.
Tune into American Idol on ABC Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 8pm EST.
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