Ten 2020 Contestants Return For "American Idol" Comeback
Another episode, another twist! "American Idol" has brought back 10 contestants from 2020's class to get a second chance at having the true Idol experience...and winning. Host Ryan Seacrest as always walks us through the show while Bobby Bones provides his mentorship and judges Katy Perry Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan give their feedback post-performances.
The returning contestants, in order of performances, are Cyniah Elise, Nick Merico, Aliana Jester, Franklin Boone, Faith Becnel, Arthur Gunn, DeWayne Crocker Jr, Makayla Phillips, Olivia Ximenes, and Louis Knight. There were also two guest stars performing -- the legendary former Idol judge Harry Connick, Jr. and Idol alum (and recent Grammy winner) Lauren Daigle.
America's votes will determine which of these 10 contestants will return to turn the Top 9 into the Top 10! Voting is open until MONDAY April 26 at 6am E (click here to view the voting FAQ)
"American Idol" returns LIVE COAST-TO-COAST on SUNDAY May 2 at 8pm E/5pm P -- see who makes the Top 10 and vote for your favorites!
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