American Idol 2018 Recap: Top 3 Contestants Revealed
American Idol 2018 was joined by music superstar Carrie Underwood tonight, with the Top 5 contestants each performing a song from the American Idol winner herself, as well as joining her on-stage to open the show. In addition, each of the young American Idol contestants performed a song dedicated to their mom for Mother's Day. Judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan helped celebrate and give critiques after each performance. You can stream Episode 17: Top 5 anytime on ABC.com or the ABC app, but here are some highlights you won't want to miss. Starting off, who made it into the Top 5?
The Top 3 Revealed
Once again America's Vote took place during the show, with two of the Top 5 seeing their American Idol journey come to an end. Watch the clip above or head down to the bottom of the post to see who went home.
Gabby Barrett Performs Whitney Houston
Young Gabby Barrett has been showing off her powerhouse vocals for a while now, but she took things to another level with her performance of Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing" dedicated to her mom.
Caleb Lee Hutchinson Shows His Star Power
Getting back behind his guitar with a country ballad for his mama, Caleb showed a great sense of humor tonight and that even tough country guys can be sensitive with his performance of "Stars in Alabama."
Maddie Poppe and The Beach Boys
Closing the show, Maddie Poppe performed The Beach Boys' classic "God Only Knows" dedicated to her mom and it was so sweet, she wasn't the only one getting overwhelmed by the end.
Michael J. Woodard Rises Up
Michael J. Woodard has been turning in some inspiring performances all season long and he didn't disappoint with his performance of "Still I Rise" dedicated to his mom.
Cade Foehner Goes Acoustic
Even rockers love their moms and Cade Foehner is no exception with his acoustic performance of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Simple Man."
Who Went Home on American Idol?Cade Foehner and Michael J. Woodard saw their American Idol 2018 journeys come to an end.
The Top 3 will compete again for America's Vote as the American Idol two-night finale begins LIVE SUNDAY 8|7c on America's network, ABC!