American Idol 2018 Recap: Top 5 Contestants Revealed
American Idol 2018 celebrated the one and only Prince tonight, with the Top 7 contestants each performing a song from his catalog. In addition, each of the young American Idol contestants performed a song from the year they were born. To top it off, the one and only Nick Jonas stepped in to be the mentor of the week to help the contestants step their game up. Judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan helped celebrate and give critiques after each performance. You can stream Episode 16: Top 7 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 5 Revealed
Once again America's Vote took place during the show, with two of the Top 7 seeing their American Idol journey come to an end. At this stage of the competition, the eliminations get harder and harder and this week was no exception.
Michael J. Woodard Shows Off Some Moves
Michael J. Woodard worked the entire stage for his performance of Prince and The Revolution's "I Would Die 4 U" and it had the crowd cheering.
Maddie Poppe Behind the Piano
To perform her rendition of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U," Maddie showed off her skills at the piano combined with her distinct vocals.
Gabby Barrett Belts It Out
Gabby has made a habit of showing off her powerful vocals, but she had judge Katy Perry telling her she's ready to go on tour with her performance of Prince's "How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore."
Cade Foehner Sings a Jewel Song?
Cade brought a rock-and-roll vibe to the Jewel song "Who Will Save Your Soul" and created a rendition you have to see.
Caleb Lee Hutchinson Closes the Show in Style
You have to watch a country version of the Prince classic "When Doves Cry."
Who Went Home on American Idol?Catie Turner and Jurnee saw their American Idol 2018 journeys come to an end.
The Top 5 will compete again for America's Vote as American Idol returns LIVE coast-to-coast SUNDAY 8e|5p on America's network, ABC!