Heejun Han was eliminated tonight on AMERICAN IDOL after he received the fewest votes among the finalists. On tonight’s results show, Nicki Minaj took the stage and performed her megahit “Starships” and Season 10 IDOL winner and platinum-selling country artist Scotty McCreery returned to perform his newest single, “Water Tower Town.” After McCreery’s performance, Jimmy Iovine presented him with a platinum record signifying sales of more than one million units for his debut album “Clear As Day.”
Next week, on Wednesday, April 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top Eight – DeAndre Brackensick, Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone – return to the IDOL stage to tackle the songs of the eighties.
Tune in the following night, Thursday, April 5 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) to the live results show to find out which of the Top Eight finalists is sent home. In addition, The Wanted will perform their smash hit “Glad You Came” and superstar and AMERICAN IDOL judge Jennifer Lopez will premiere her new music video for “Dance Again.”
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See what happens every Thursday when the show ends, but the cameras keep rolling, as the eliminated finalist says an emotional goodbye and exits the IDOL stage. Visit www.americanidol.com for this exclusive insider’s view each week after the West Coast broadcast of the results show, as well as for exclusive videos, interviews, photos and special behind-the-scenes information.