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Encyclopedia > List of American Idol episodes

The following is a list of episodes for the Fox reality series, American Idol. The series debuted in the United States on June 11, 2002. FOX redirects here. ... For the current American Idol season, see American Idol (season 7). ... is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ...

Contents

Season 1: 2002

# Title Original airdate Code
1 "Auditions"  June 11, 2002 -
Auditions held in Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Dallas and Miami. Of approximately 10,000 contestants, 121 are chosen to move on to Hollywood. 
2 "Hollywood Week"  June 12, 2002 -

The 121 people who made it passed auditions perform and are narrowed down first to 65, then from 65 to 45. The first season of American Idol premiered on June 11, 2002 (under the full title American Idol: The Search For A Superstar) and continued until September 4, 2002. ... is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Seattle redirects here. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Atlanta redirects here. ... For other uses, see Dallas (disambiguation). ... Miami redirects here. ... is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ...

The judges deliberate over the final 45 before choosing the top 30. 
3 "Top 30: Group 1"  June 18, 2002 -

The first ten - Tamyra Gray, Jim Verraros, Adriel Herrera, Rodesia Eaves, Natalie Burge, Brad Estrin, is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Tamyra Monica Gray (born July 26, 1979 in Takoma Park, Maryland) is an American actress and singer, best known for her rise to fame as one of the finalists on the first season of the reality television program American Idol in 2002. ... James Conrad Verraros (b. ...

Ryan Starr, Justinn Waddell, Kelli Glover and Christopher Aaron - of the top 30 perform. 
4 "Top 30: Group 1 results"  June 19, 2002 -
The first three for the final ten are revealed. Tamyra Gray, Ryan Starr and Jim Verraros advance. 
5 "Top 30: Group 2"  June 25, 2002 -

The second ten - Alexis Lopez, Gil Sinuet, Angela Peel, A. J. Gil, Tenia Taylor, Alexandra Bachelier, Ryan Starr (born Tiffany Ryan Montgomery on November 21, 1982) is an American female singer and song writer. ... is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Image:AJgil. ...

Jazmin Lowery, Jamar, Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini - of the top 30 perform. 
6 "Top 30: Group 2 results"  June 26, 2002 -
The second three for the final ten are revealed. Justin Guarini, Kelly Clarkson and A. J. Gil adavance. 
7 "Top 30: Group 3"  July 2, 2002 -
Delano Cagnolatti is disqualified from the competition for being above the age of 24. EJay Day is brought in as a replacement. The third ten - R. J. Helton, Kristin Holt, Mark Scott, Nikki McKibbin, Chris Badano, Melanie Sanders, EJay Day, Tanesha Ross, Khaleef Chiles, Christina Christian - of the top 30 perform. 
8 "Top 30: Group 3 results"  July 3, 2002 -

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advance. 
9 "Wildcard Show"  July 10, 2002 -
Five of the top 30 return to fill the one remaining spot for the finals. Kelli Glover, Christopher Aaron, Alexis Lopez, R. J. Helton and Angela Peel perform. The judges choose R. J. Helton as the tenth finalist. 
10 "Top 10 Perform"  July 16, 2002 -
The top ten perform Motown songs. 
11 "Top 10 Results"  July 17, 2002 -
Two finalists are eliminated: EJay Day and Jim Verraros
12 "Top 8 Finalists"  July 23, 2002 -
The top eight finalists perform 1960s songs. 
13 "Top 8 Results"  July 24, 2002 -
A.J. Gil is eliminated from the show. 
14 "Top 7 Finalists"  July 30, 2002 -
The top seven finalists perform 1970s songs. 
15 "Top 7 Results"  July 31, 2002 -
Ryan Starr is eliminated from the show. 
16 "Top 6 Finalists"  August 6, 2002 -
The remaining six finalists perform "Big Band" songs. 
17 "Top 6 Results"  August 7, 2002 -
Christina Christian is eliminated from the show. 
18 "Top 5 Finalists"  August 13, 2002 -
The top five finalists perform Burt Bacharach love songs. 
19 "Top 5 Results"  August 14, 2002 -
R.J. Helton is eliminated from the show. 
20 "Top 4 Finalists"  August 20, 2002 -
Only four finalists remain: Tamyra Gray, Nikki McKibbin, Kelly Clarkson, and Justin Guarini. Each finalist performs two songs from the 1980s and the 1990s 
21 "Top 4 Results"  August 21, 2002 -
Tamyra Gray is eliminated from the show. 
22 "Top 3 Finalists"  August 27, 2002 -
Each of the three finalists perform a song of their choice and a song chosen by the judges. 
23 "Top 3 Results"  August 28, 2002 -
Nikki McKibbin is eliminated, leaving Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini to compete in the finals. 
24 "Top 2 Finalists"  September 3, 2002 -
Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini perform three songs each. 
25 "American Idol 1 Finale"  September 4, 2002 -
Kelly Clarkson is crowned the winner of American Idol 1. 

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Nikki McKibbin (born Katherine Nicole McKibbin on September 28, 1978 in Grand Prairie, Texas, U.S.) is an American rock music singer songwriter who finished third in the 2002 debut season of the reality television series American Idol. ... | accessdate = 2006-12-22 }}</ref> Clarksons third album, entitled My December, was released on June 26, 2007. ... Justin Guarini (born Justin Eldrin Bell on October 28, 1978 in Columbus, Georgia) is a singer/songwriter, actor who rose to fame in 2002, as the first runner-up on the debut season of the television show “American Idol”. His father, Eldrin Bell, is a former Atlanta Chief of Police. ... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... 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Justin Guarini (born Justin Eldrin Bell on October 28, 1978 in Columbus, Georgia) is a singer/songwriter, actor who rose to fame in 2002, as the first runner-up on the debut season of the television show “American Idol”. His father, Eldrin Bell, is a former Atlanta Chief of Police. ... is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... | accessdate = 2006-12-22 }}</ref> Clarksons third album, entitled My December, was released on June 26, 2007. ... Justin Guarini (born Justin Eldrin Bell on October 28, 1978 in Columbus, Georgia) is a singer/songwriter, actor who rose to fame in 2002, as the first runner-up on the debut season of the television show “American Idol”. His father, Eldrin Bell, is a former Atlanta Chief of Police. ... is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Season 2: 2003

# Title Original airdate Code
1 "New York, Miami & Austin Auditions"  January 21, 2003 -
Auditions are held in New York, Miami, and Austin
2 "Pasadena & Detroit Auditions"  January 21, 2003 -
Auditions are held in Pasadena and Detroit
3 "Atlanta & Nashville Auditions"  January 28, 2003 -
Auditions are held in Atlanta and Nashville
4 "Hollywood Week"  January 29, 2003 -
After one week in Hollywood, 32 contestants remain. 
5 "Top 32: Group 1"  February 4, 2003 -
The first group of eight perform: Kimberly Caldwell, Patrick Fortson, J.D. Adams, Trenyce, Meosha Denton, Bettis Richardson, Charles Grigsby, and Julia DeMato
6 "Top 32: Group 1 results"  February 5, 2003 -
Charles Grigsby and Julia DeMato advance to the top 12. 
7 "Top 32: Group 2"  February 11, 2003 -

The second group of eight perform: Clay Aiken, Candice Coleman, Rebecca Bond, Jacob John Smalley, Hadas The second season of American Idol premiered on January 21, 2003 and continued until May 21, 2003. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Miami redirects here. ... Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. ... is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... Detroit redirects here. ... is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Atlanta redirects here. ... Nashville redirects here. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kimberly Ann Caldwell (born February 25, 1982 in Katy, Texas) is an American singer best known for being a contestant on the second season of Fox Networks singing competition television show, American Idol and as a talk show host on the TV Guide Network. ... Trenyce performing on American Idol. ... Charles Jason Grigsby, Jr. ... Julia DeMato Julia Megan DeMato (born March 7, 1979 in Brookfield, Connecticut) is an American professional cosmetologist and singer who made it to ninth place on the second season on the television show American Idol. ... is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles Jason Grigsby, Jr. ... Julia DeMato Julia Megan DeMato (born March 7, 1979 in Brookfield, Connecticut) is an American professional cosmetologist and singer who made it to ninth place on the second season on the television show American Idol. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Clay Aiken (born Clayton Holmes Grissom on November 30, 1978) is an American pop singer who rose to fame on the second season of the television program American Idol in 2003. ...

Shalev, Ruben Studdard, Kimberley Locke, and Jennifer Fuentes. 
8 "Top 32: Group 2 results"  February 12, 2003 -
Ruben Studdard, Kimberley Locke advance to the top 12. 
9 "Top 32: Group 3"  February 18, 2003 -
The third group of eight perform: Kimberly Kelsey, Jordan Segundo, Vanessa Olivarez, Rickey Smith, Samantha Cohen, Louis Gazzara, Equoia Coleman, and George Trice. 
10 "Top 32: Group 3 results"  February 19, 2003 -
Vanessa Olivarez and Rickey Smith advance to the top 12. 
11 "Top 32: Group 4"  February 25, 2003 -
The final group of eight perform: Sylvia Chibiliti, Chip Days, Juanita Barber, Patrick Lake, Nasheka Siddall, Josh Gracin, Ashley Hartman, and Corey Clark
12 "Top 32: Group 4 results"  February 26, 2003 -
Josh Gracin and Corey Clark advance to the top 12. 
13 "Wildcard Show"  March 4, 2003 -
Nine contestants are invited back to compete for the four wild card spots: Kimberly Caldwell, Clay Aiken, Nasheka Siddall, Carmen Rasmusen, Olivia Mojica, Janine Falsone, Chip Days, Aliceyn Cooney, and Trenyce
14 "Wildcard Results"  March 5, 2003 -
Kimberly Caldwell (Randy's choice), Trenyce (Paula's choice), Carmen Rasmusen (Simon's choice), and Clay Aiken (public vote) advance to the top 12. 
15 "Top 12 Perform"  March 11, 2003 -
The top 12 finalists perform Motown Records songs. 
16 "Top 12 Results"  March 12, 2003 -
Vanessa Olivarez is eliminated from the competition. 
17 "Top 11 Perform"  March 18, 2003 -
The top 11 perform movie hits. 
18 "Top 11 Results"  March 19, 2003 -
Charles Grigsby is eliminated from the show. 
19 "Top 10 Perform"  March 25, 2003 -
The top 10 finalists perform country rock songs. 
20 "Top 10 Results"  March 26, 2003 -
Julia DeMato is eliminated from the show. 
21 "Top 9 Perform"  April 1, 2003 -
The top 9 finalists perform disco songs. 
22 "Top 9 Results"  April 2, 2003 -
No finalists are eliminated due to Corey Clark's dismissal. 
23 "Top 8 Perform"  April 8, 2003 -
The top 8 finalists perform Billboard number one hits. 
24 "Top 8 Results"  April 9, 2003 -
Rickey Smith is eliminated from the show. 
25 "Top 7 Perform"  April 15, 2003 -
The top 7 finalists perform Billy Joel songs. 
26 "Top 7 Results"  April 16, 2003 -
Kimberly Caldwell is eliminated from the show. 
27 "Special: Halfway Home"  April 21, 2003 -
 
28 "Top 6 Perform"  April 22, 2003 -
Diane Warren is the guest judge as the top 6 finalists perform songs written by Warren. 
29 "Top 6 Results"  April 23, 2003 -
Carmen Rasmusen is eliminated from the show. 
30 "Top 5 Perform"  April 29, 2003 -
The top 5 finalists each perform a 60's song and a Neil Sedaka song. 
31 "Top 5 Results"  April 30, 2003 -
Trenyce is eliminated from the show. 
32 "Top 4 Perform"  May 6, 2003 -
The remaining four finalists perform two songs each from The Bee Gees
33 "Top 4 Results"  May 7, 2003 -
Josh Gracin is eliminated from the show. 
34 "Top 3 Perform"  May 13, 2003 -
Each of the three finalists perform a random song, a song of their choice, and a song of the judges' choice. 
35 "Top 3 Results"  May 14, 2003 -
Kimberley Locke is eliminated from the show. 
36 "Top 2 Special"  May 19, 2003 -
 
37 "Top 2 Showdown"  May 20, 2003 -
Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken perform three songs each. 
38 "American Idol 2 Finale"  May 21, 2003 -
Kelly Clarkson guests to perform "One Voice" with Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard and her then-current single "Miss Independent". Ruben Studdard is crowned the winner of American Idol 2. 

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Season 3: 2004

# Title Original airdate Code
71 "Group 1 / Top 8"  February 10, 2004 -
The first group of 8 of the top 32 performs. Diana DeGarmo was first singing "I've Got The Music In Me." All three judges thought she was great. Next was Marque Lynch with "Wind Beneath My Wings". He received complimentary reviews. Third was Ashley Thomas singing "Crazy". Ashley received mix reviews, due to the competition being incredibly tough. Next up was Katie Webber with "Oranged Coloured Sky". The judges thought that the song choice was old-fashioned. After Katie was Erskine Walcott singing "Open Arms". It was considered to be a "safe" song choice according to Simon. Next was Jennifer Hudson with "Imagine: John Lennon". She received fairly complimentary comments and Simon quoted she looked like she was wearing a "Leather Nurse" outfit. Getting close to the end of the show, the second-to-last performer was Matthew Metzger. The judges stated his voice wasn't up to par with the performers that were present in the competition. Although, Simonsaid he was very good with the camera and he reminded him a bit of Clay Aiken. The last performer of the night was Fantasia Barrino singing "Let's Give Em' Something to talk About". The judges loved it. 

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Season 4: 2005

# Title Original airdate Code
1 "Washington D.C. Auditions"  January 18, 2005 -
Auditions are held in Washington, D.C.
2 "St. Louis, Missouri Auditions"  January 19, 2005 -
Auditions are held in St. Louis, Missouri
3 "New Orleans, Louisiana Auditions"  January 25, 2005 -
Auditions are held in New Orleans, Louisiana
4 "Las Vegas, Nevada Auditions"  January 26, 2005 -
Auditions are held in Las Vegas, Nevada
5 "Cleveland, Ohio & Orlando, Florida Auditions"  February 1, 2005 -
Auditions are held in Cleveland, Ohio and Orlando, Florida
6 "San Francisco, California Auditions"  February 2, 2005 -
Auditions are held in San Francisco, California
7 "Hollywood Day 1"  February 9, 2005 -
Contestants perform solo with a piano. 
8 "Hollywood Day 2"  February 9, 2005 -
Contestants perform in groups of three. 
9 "Hollywood Day 3"  February 15, 2005 -
Contestants perform solo a capella; The judges cut the contestants down to 44. 
10 "Hollywood Day 4"  February 16, 2005 -
The Top 24 semifinalists were revealed: Aloha Mischaeux, Amanda Avila, Anthony Fedorov, Anwar Robinson, Bo Bice, Carrie Underwood, Celena Rae, Constantine Maroulis, David Brown, Janay Castine, Jared Yates, Jessica Sierra, Joseph Murena, Judd Harris, Lindsey Cardinale, Mario Vazquez, Melinda Lira, Mikalah Gordon, Nadia Turner, Nikko Smith, Sarah Mather, Scott Savol, Travis Tucker and Vonzell Solomon
11 "Top 12 Men Perform"  February 21, 2005 -
The Top 12 men perform. 
12 "Top 12 Women Perform"  February 22, 2005 -
Top 12 Women perform. 
13 "Top 24 Results"  February 23, 2005 -
Jared Yates and Judd Harris are eliminated from the men's competition. Melinda Lira and Sarah Mather from the women's competition are eliminated. 
14 "Top 10 Men Perform"  February 28, 2005 -
Top 10 men perform. 
15 "Top 10 Women Perform"  March 1, 2005 -
Top 10 women perform. 
16 "Top 20 Results"  March 2, 2005 -
From the men's side, Joseph Murena and David Brown are eliminated. Celena Rae and Aloha Mischeaux are eliminated from the women's competition. 
17 "Top 8 Men Perform"  March 7, 2005 -
Top 8 men perform. 
18 "Top 8 Women Perform"  March 8, 2005 -
Top 8 women perform. 
19 "Top 16 Results"  March 9, 2005 -
Travis Tucker and Nikko Smith are eliminated from the men's competition. Janay Castine and Amanda Avila are eliminated from the women's competition. 
20 "Top 12 Perform"  March 15, 2005 -
The top 12 finalists perform songs from the 1960s. Nikko Smith returns after Mario Vazquez withdraws from the show. 
21 "Top 12 Results"  March 16, 2005 -
Lindsey Cardinale is eliminated from the competition; The Top 12 perform the first single choice, When You Tell Me That You Love Me
22 "Top 11 Perform"  March 22, 2005 -
The top 11 finalists perform Billboard number one hits. 
23 "Top 11 Finalists Repeat Special"  March 23, 2005 -
A graphics glitch in the recap of the previous show caused the votes to be nullified. Videos of the previous episodes' performances are showed instead of the contestants performing again. 
24 "Top 11 Results"  March 24, 2005 -
Mikalah Gordon is eliminated from the competition; The Top 11 sing the second single choice, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
25 "Top 10 Perform"  March 29, 2005 -
The top 10 finalists perform songs from the 1990s. 
26 "Top 10 Results"  March 30, 2005 -
Jessica Sierra is eliminated from the competition; The top 10 sing the third single choice, Everything Is Beautiful
27 "Top 9 Perform"  April 5, 2005 -
The top 9 finalists perform songs from Broadway
28 "Top 9 Results"  April 6, 2005 -
Nikko Smith is eliminated from the competition; Fantasia performs "Truth Is" and "I Believe." 
29 "Top 8 Perform"  April 12, 2005 -
Each contestant performs a song from the year the contestant was born. 
30 "Top 8 Results"  April 13, 2005 -
The Bottom 3 sing their favorite songs from the season; Nadia Turner is eliminated from the competition; The Top 8 sing "When You Tell Me That You Love Me"; "Day In the life of an American Idol" video. 
31 "Top 7 Perform"  April 19, 2005 -
The top 7 finalists sing 1970's dance music. 
32 "Top 7 Results"  April 20, 2005 -
Anwar Robinson is eliminated from the competition; The Top 7 sing "You Can Shine." 
33 "Top 6 Perform"  April 26, 2005 -
The top 6 finalists perform songs from the 2000s. 
34 "Top 6 Results"  April 27, 2005 -
Constantine Maroulis is eliminated from the competition; The Top 6 sing "Emotions." 
35 "Top 5 Perform"  May 3, 2005 -
The final 5 contestants perform songs from Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller and songs on this week's Billboard chart. 
36 "Top 5 Results"  May 4, 2005 -
Scott Savol is eliminated from the competition; The Top 5 sing Bridge Over Troubled Water
37 "Top 4 Perform"  May 10, 2005 -
The four remaining finalists perform a country song and a song from Gamble and Huff. 
38 "Top 4 Results"  May 11, 2005 -
The Top 4's Auditions are shown again; Anthony Fedorov is eliminated from the competition; The Top 4 sing Islands In The Stream
39 "Top 3 Perform"  May 17, 2005 -
Each of the three finalists perform a song of Clive Davis's choice, a song of their choice, and a song of the judges' choice. 
40 "Top 3 Results"  May 18, 2005 -
Vonzell Solomon is eliminated from the competition; The contestants trips back home; The Top 3 sing "United We Stand." 
41 "Top 2 Perform"  May 24, 2005 -
Bo Bice and Carrie Underwood perform three songs each. 
42 "American Idol 4 Finale"  May 25, 2005 -
The top 12 finalists return to perform together. Rascal Flatts performs "Bless the Broken Road" with Carrie Underwood. Anthony Federov and Anwar Robinson perform "I Believe I Can Fly" with Kenny G. Kenny Wayne Shepherd performs with Constantine Maroulis, Jessica Sierra, and Nadia Turner. Scott Savol and Nikko Smith perform with George Benson. Vonzell Solomon performs with Billy Preston. Lindsey Cardinale and Mikalah Gordon sing "Everytime I Close My Eyes" with Babyface. The last performance is Bo Bice and Lynyrd Skynyrd singing "Sweet Home Alabama". Carrie Underwood is announced as the winner of American Idol Season 4. 

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Season 5: 2006

# Title Original airdate Code
1 "Chicago, Illinois Auditions"  January 17, 2006 -

Auditions were held in Soldier Field. 34 people made it to Hollywood.
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Semifinalists shown: David Radford, Gedeon McKinney, and Mandisa.
Simon jokes about Mandisa's size when Paula says "she reminds me of Frenchie Davis", Simon replies "Forget Frenchie. She's France." 
2 "Denver, Colorado Auditions"  January 18, 2006 -
Auditions were held in INVESCO Field. 35 people made it to Hollywood.
Semifinalists shown: Lisa Tucker, Ace Young, Chris Daughtry, and Heather Cox.
Simon tells Lisa that she is the best 16-year-old they've ever had. Chris' wife screams as Chris walks out with ticket. A clip is also shown of his country home in North Carolina, living with his wife and stepchildren. 
3 "Greensboro, North Carolina Auditions"  January 24, 2006 -
Auditions were held in the Greensboro Coliseum. 33 people made it to Hollywood.
Semifinalists shown: Kellie Pickler, Paris Bennett, Bucky Covington and Kinnik Sky.
This 2-hour long episode showed the auditions in two days. 
4 "San Francisco, California Auditions"  January 25, 2006 -
18 people made it to Hollywood.
Semifinalists shown: Katharine McPhee and Jose "Sway" Penala.
In a dispute with Randy, Simon walks out of the judging. 
5 "Las Vegas, Nevada Auditions"  January 31, 2006 -
11 people made it to Hollywood.
Semifinalists shown: Taylor Hicks and Patrick Hall. Bobie May, the 'psychic' who predicted she was going to be in the top 10 of the previous season returned in this episode. 
6 "Austin, Texas Auditions"  February 1, 2006 -
12 people made it to Hollywood. Some of the rejected auditions included Alison Schoening, Tessa Mae Reid, Cierra Johnson. One contestant sings the Jigglypuff song from Pokemon and is rejected.
Semifinalists shown: Will Makar
7 "Boston, Massachusetts Auditions"  February 7, 2006 -
28 people made it to Hollywood.
Semifinalists shown: Ayla Brown, Becky O'Donohue, Kevin Covais and Elliott Yamin
8 "Hollywood Round 1"  February 8, 2006 -
99 people make it to the next round. Ten songs were heard: "Hopelessly Devoted To You" (Olivia Newton-John); "If" (Bread); "If I Ever Fall In Love" (Shai); "The First Cut Is The Deepest" (Sheryl Crow), performed by Chris Daughtry and Ace Young; "Can't Fight The Moonlight" (LeAnn Rimes); "I Believe In You And Me" (Whitney Houston); "I'll Never Love This Way Again" (Dionne Warrick); "Bless the Broken Road" (Rascal Flatts); "Dim All The Lights" (Donna Summer); and "Bat Out Of Hell" (Meat Loaf). 
9 "Hollywood Round 2"  February 14, 2006 -
44 people made it to the next round. Derrell Brittenum had quit the competition for both he and his brother, Terrell, because he had thought Terrell had been eliminated. After Terrell told Derrell that he was not eliminated, Derrell went back and apologized to the judges, asking to let them back in. The judges said the both of them could, and not everybody was happy. Brenna Gethers does not get along with her group members Marcy Smith and Nick Whitten. Elliott Yamin is shown for the first time, along with group member Josè "Sway" Penala. 
10 "Top 24 Semifinalists Revealed"  February 15, 2006 -
The Brittenum twins are disqualified due to criminal charges. The top 24 semifinalists were: Ayla Brown, Becky O'Donohue, Ace Young, Bobby Bennett, Brenna Gethers, Heather Cox, Bucky Covington, Chris Daughtry, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, David Radford, Elliott Yamin, Kinnik Sky, Lisa Tucker, Gedeon McKinney, Josè "Sway" Penala, Mandisa, Melissa McGhee, Kevin Covais, Patrick Hall, Paris Bennett, Stephanie "Stevie" Scott, Taylor Hicks, and Will Makar. Simon apologizes to Mandisa. 
11 "Top 12 Women Perform"  February 21, 2006 -
The top twelve women perform their own choice of songs. 
12 "Top 12 Men Perform"  February 22, 2006 -
The top twelve men perform their own choice of songs. 
13 "Top 24 Results"  February 23, 2006 -
Four semi-finalists are eliminated: Becky O'Donohue, Bobby Bennett, Stevie Scott, and Patrick Hall. 
14 "Top 10 Women Perform"  February 28, 2006 -
The top ten women perform their own choice of songs. 
15 "Top 10 Men Perform"  March 1, 2006 -
The top ten men perform their own choice of songs. 
16 "Top 16 Semifinalists Revealed"  March 2, 2006 -
Carrie Underwood, guest performer, sings "Jesus, Take the Wheel." Four people go home: Brenna Gethers, Heather Cox, David Radford, and Josè "Sway" Penala. 
17 "Top 8 Women Perform"  March 7, 2006 -
The top eight women perform their own choice of songs. 
18 "Top 8 Men Perform"  March 8, 2006 -
The top eight men perform their own choice of songs. 
19 "Top 12 Finalists Revealed"  March 9, 2006 -
Guest performer Bo Bice sings "The Real Thing." Derrell and Terrell Brittenum are spotted in the audience. The top twelve finalists are revealed, as Kinnik Sky, Will Makar, Ayla Brown, and Gedeon McKinney are eliminated. 
20 "Stevie Wonder Theme"  March 14, 2006 -
The top twelve finalists perform Stevie Wonder songs. 
21 "Top 12 Results"  March 15, 2006 -
Stevie Wonder performs "My Love Is On Fire." The bottom three are Ace Young, Melissa McGhee, and Lisa Tucker. McGhee is eliminated. 
22 "1950s Theme"  March 21, 2006 -
The top eleven finalists perform songs from the 1950s. 
23 "Top 11 Results"  March 22, 2006 -
Barry Manilow performs. Bobby Bennett appears in the audience. The bottom three are Kevin Covais, Lisa Tucker, and Bucky Covington. Covais is eliminated. 
24 "2000s Theme"  March 28, 2006 -
The top ten finalists perform songs within the past six years. 
25 "Top 10 Results"  March 29, 2006 -
Shakira and Wyclef Jean perform "Hips Don't Lie." The bottom three are Lisa Tucker, Ace Young, and Katharine McPhee. Tucker is eliminated. 
26 "Country Music Theme"  April 4, 2006 -
The top nine finalists work with Kenny Rogers to perform their own versions of country music songs. 
27 "Top 9 Results"  April 5, 2006 -
Kenny Rogers performs. The remaining finalists are placed into three groups. The first group consists of Ace Young, Katharine McPhee, and Bucky Covington. The second group consists of Mandisa, Elliott Yamin, and Paris Bennett. The third group consists of Taylor Hicks, Chris Daughtry, and Kellie Pickler. It is announced that the middle group is the bottom three, and Mandisa is eliminated. 
28 "Queen Theme"  April 11, 2006 -
The top eight finalists work with Brian May and Roger Taylor to perform their own versions of classic Queen songs. 
29 "Top 8 Results"  April 12, 2006 -
The top eight finalists perform a group medley of Queen songs. The finalists watch videos from their families. Will Makar appears in the audience. The bottom three are Elliott Yamin, Ace Young, and Bucky Covington. Covington is eliminated. 
30 "Great American Songbook Theme"  April 18, 2006 -
The top seven finalists work with Rod Stewart to perform their own versions of classic songs from the Great American Songbook
31 "Top 7 Results"  April 19, 2006 -
Rod Stewart performs "The Way You Look Tonight." The remaining finalists except for Taylor Hicks (who is announced to be the highest vote-getter) are split into two groups. The far right group consists of Chris Daughtry, Ace Young, and Paris Bennett. The far left group consists of Elliott Yamin, Katharine McPhee, and Kellie Pickler. Hicks is asked to choose the group he thinks is the top three, and to join it. He starts to walk toward Chris' group but when Ryan Seacrest tells him he's wrong, Hicks immediately shakes hands with Chris and goes to the other group instead. It is announced that Chris' group is the bottom three, and Ace is eliminated. 
32 "Classic Love Songs Theme"  April 25, 2006 -
The top six finalists work with Andrea Bocelli and David Foster to perform their own versions of classic love songs. 
33 "Top 6 Results"  April 26, 2006 -
Andrea Bocelli performs. The remaining finalists are split into three groups of two. The far left group consists of Chris Daughtry and Katharine McPhee. The middle group consists of Taylor Hicks and Elliott Yamin. The far right group consists of Paris Bennett and Kellie Pickler. It is announced that the far left group are the highest vote-getters, the middle group somewhere in between, and the far right group the lowest. Pickler is eliminated. 
34 "Year of Birth and Current Billboard. Hits Theme"  May 2, 2006 -
The top five finalists perform their own versions of two hit songs: one from their year of birth and one from the current Billboard chart
35 "Top 5 Results"  May 3, 2006 -
The bottom two are Paris Bennett and Elliott Yamin, and Bennett is eliminated. 
36 "Elvis Presley Theme"  May 9, 2006 -
The top four finalists perform their own versions of classic Elvis Presley songs (two each). 
37 "Top 4 Results"  May 10, 2006 -
Archived footage is shown of the four finalists touring Graceland. The four finalists perform together. Rebecca Romijn requests for an encore of Taylor Hicks's rendition of "Jailhouse Rock." The bottom two are Chris Daughtry and Katharine McPhee, and Daughtry is eliminated. 
38 "Top Three Finalists"  May 16, 2006 -
The top three finalists perform three songs each: their own choice of a song they have previously performed on the show, a designated judge's choice, and Clive Davis's choice. 
39 "Top 3 Results"  May 17, 2006 -
The top three finalists spend a day in their hometowns (archived footage). They perform a song together live. It is announced that 33.46% and 33.16% of the votes went to the top two finalists, and 33.06% for the lowest vote-getter. Elliott Yamin is announced as the lowest vote-getter and is eliminated. 
40 "Top Two Finalists"  May 23, 2006 -
The top two finalists perform songs they redeem as their best of the season, and a debut single from American Idol
41 "Season Finale"  May 24, 2006 -
The top twelve finalists return to perform. Guest entertainers also perform. Taylor Hicks is announced as the winner. 

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Season 6: 2007

# Title Original airdate Code
1 "Minneapolis, Minnesota Auditions"  January 16, 2007 -
Guest judge Jewel helps Randy, Paula, and Simon. 17 people make it to Hollywood. 
2 "Seattle, Washington Auditions"  January 17, 2007 -
3 "Memphis, Tennessee Auditions"  January 23, 2007 -
22 people make it to Hollywood. 
4 "New York City, New York Auditions"  January 24, 2007 -
The audition takes place in Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey
5 "Birmingham, Alabama Auditions"  January 30, 2007 -
20 people make it to Hollywood. 
6 "Los Angeles, California Auditions"  January 31, 2007 -
Olivia Newton-John sits in as a guest judge. 
7 "San Antonio, Texas Auditions"  February 6, 2007 -
8 "Best of the Rest Auditions"  February 7, 2007 -
A showcase of the best and worst auditions from the seven cities. 
9 "Hollywood Round 1"  February 13, 2007 -
A summary of the events of Hollywood Week at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, California 
10 "Hollywood Round 2"  February 14, 2007 -
The group of 40 is whittled down to 24. The semi-finalists were revealed. 
11 "Top 12 Men Perform"  February 20, 2007 -
12 "Top 12 Women Perform"  February 21, 2007 -
13 "Top 24 Results"  February 22, 2007 -

Fantasia performs "I'm Here" from The Color Purple.
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Eliminated: Paul Kim, Amy Krebs, Nicole Tranquillo, and Rudy Cardenas 
14 "Top 10 Men Perform"  February 27, 2007 -
15 "Top 10 Women Perform"  February 28, 2007 -
16 "Top 20 Results"  March 1, 2007 -

Kellie Pickler performs "I Wonder".
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Eliminated: Nick Pedro, Alaina Alexander, AJ Tabaldo, and Leslie Hunt 
17 "Top 8 Men Perform"  March 6, 2007 -
18 "Top 8 Women Perform"  March 7, 2007 -
19 "Top 12 Revealed"  March 8, 2007 -

Carrie Underwood performs "Wasted".
Eliminated: Jared Cotter, Antonella Barba, Sabrina Sloan, and Sundance Head
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Top 12: Blake Lewis, Chris Richardson, Gina Glocksen, Haley Scarnato, Jordin Sparks, LaKisha Jones, Melinda Doolittle, Phil Stacey, Sanjaya Malakar, Chris Sligh, Stephanie Edwards, and Brandon Rogers 
20 "Top 12 Perform"  March 13, 2007 -
The top 12 finalists perform songs by Diana Ross
21 "Top 12 Results"  March 14, 2007 -

Diana Ross sings "More Today Than Yesterday", from her latest album I Love You, and the Top 12 performed a medley of three Supremes' hits: "Where Did Our Love Go", "Baby Love" and "Stop! In the Name of Love".
Blake Colin Lewis (born January 21, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and beatboxer who was the runner-up to Jordin Sparks on the sixth season of American Idol. ... Christopher Michael Richardson (born February 19, 1984) is an American singer who finished in the top six on the sixth season of American Idol. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Haley Suzanne Scarnato (born July 15, 1982) is an American singer who was the 8th place finalist on the 6th season of American Idol. ... This article is about the singer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Melinda Marie Doolittle (born on October 6, 1977) is an American singer who finished as the third place finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. ... Joel Philip Stacey (born January 21, 1978) is an American singer and a top 6 finalist on season 6 of American Idol. ... Sanjaya Joseph Malakar (Bengali: সঞ্জয় মালাকার , IPA pronunciation: )[1] (born Sanjaya Shekar Malakar on September 10, 1989) was a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. ... Charles Christopher Sligh (born April 13, 1978) was a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. ... Stephanie Ann Edwards, born November 8th, 1943 in Kenyon, Minnesota, is the daughter of television game show producer Ralph Edwards. ... Brandon Rogers may refer to: Brandon Rogers (hockey player), American hockey player Brandon Rogers (singer), American singer and contestant on American Idol (season 6) Category: ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... For the author-illustrator, see Diana Ross (author). ... is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... For the author-illustrator, see Diana Ross (author). ... I Love You is Diana Ross latest album, released in the United Kingdom and some parts of Europe on October 2nd 2006. ... Reissue album cover showing The Supremes in 1966. ... Where Did Our Love Go is a 1964 hit song recorded by The Supremes for the Motown label. ... Baby Love is the name of a 1964 hit song recorded by The Supremes for the Motown label. ... Stop! In the Name of Love is a 1965 number-one single recorded by The Supremes for the Motown label. ...

Eliminated: Brandon Rogers 
22 "Top 11 Perform"  March 20, 2007 -
The theme for the week is "British Invasion", with guest mentors Peter Noone and Lulu (singer)
23 "Top 11 Results"  March 21, 2007 -

Peter Noone performs "There's a Kind of Hush", and Lulu performs "To Sir, With Love".
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Eliminated: Stephanie Edwards 
24 "Top 10 Perform"  March 27, 2007 -
The top 10 finalists perform songs by No Doubt and songs by singers who inspired Gwen Stefani
25 "Top 10 Results"  March 28, 2007 -

Gwen Stefani and Akon perform " The Sweet Escape".
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Eliminated: Chris Sligh 
26 "Top 9 Perform"  April 3, 2007 -
The top 9 finalists perform American classics with guest mentor Tony Bennett
27 "Top 9 Results"  April 4, 2007 -

Tony Bennett is unable to perform due to a case of the flu; Michael Bublé performs Frank Sinatra's "Call Me Irresponsible".
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Eliminated: Gina Glocksen 
28 "Top 8 Perform"  April 10, 2007 -
The top 8 finalists perform Latin songs. Jennifer Lopez is the guest mentor for the week. 
29 "Top 8 Results"  April 11, 2007 -

The top 8 sing "Bailamos" by Enrique Iglesias, Akon performs "Don't Matter", and Jennifer Lopez performs "Qué Hiciste".
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Eliminated: Haley Scarnato 
30 "Top 7 Perform"  April 17, 2007 -
The top 7 finalists perform country songs. Martina McBride is the guest mentor for the week. 
31 "Top 7 Results"  April 18, 2007 -

The top 7 sing Jo Dee Messina's I'm Alright, Fergie (singer) performs "Big Girls Don't Cry", and Martina McBride performs "Anyway."
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Eliminated: Sanjaya Malakar 
32 "Top 6 Perform"  April 24, 2007 -
The top 6 finalists perform inspirational songs. Bono is the guest mentor for the week. 
33 "Idol Gives Back"  April 25, 2007 -
A charity special to give back to people in poverty in both Africa and the United States (including those affected by Hurricane Katrina). No contestants are eliminated this week. 
34 "Top 6 Perform Again"  May 1, 2007 -
The top 6 finalists perform songs by Bon Jovi
35 "Top 6 Results"  May 2, 2007 -

Robin Thicke performs "Lost Without U", and Bon Jovi sings "(You Want to) Make a Memory". Two contestants are eliminated after eliminating none in last week's Idol Gives Back special.
Sanjaya Joseph Malakar (Bengali: সঞ্জয় মালাকার , IPA pronunciation: )[1] (born Sanjaya Shekar Malakar on September 10, 1989) was a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. ... is the 114th day of the year (115th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... For other uses, see Bono (disambiguation). ... Idol Gives Back is the name of a charitable campaign that spanned two episodes of American Idol. ... is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... This article is about the Atlantic hurricane of 2005. ... is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville, New Jersey. ... is the 122nd day of the year (123rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Robin Alan Thicke (born March 10, 1977) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and occasional actor. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville, New Jersey. ... Idol Gives Back is the name of a charitable campaign that spanned two episodes of American Idol. ...

Eliminated: Phil Stacey and Chris Richardson 
36 "Top 4 Perform"  May 8, 2007 -
The remaining four finalists perform songs by the Bee Gees
37 "Top 4 Results"  May 9, 2007 -

Pink (singer) performs "Who Knew", the top 4 sing a medley of Barry Gibb penned songs, and Barry Gibb performs " To Love Somebody (song)."
Joel Philip Stacey (born January 21, 1978) is an American singer and a top 6 finalist on season 6 of American Idol. ... Christopher Michael Richardson (born February 19, 1984) is an American singer who finished in the top six on the sixth season of American Idol. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The Bee Gees were a singing trio of brothers — Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb — that became one of the most successful musical acts of the 20th century. ... is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Alecia Beth Moore (pronounced [1]) (born on September 8, 1979), known professionally as Pink (often stylized as ), is a two-time Grammy-winning American singer-songwriter who gained prominence in 2000. ... Who Knew is the second single from P!nks album Im Not Dead. ... Barry Alan Crompton Gibb CBE (born on 1 September 1946) is a singer, songwriter and producer. ... Barry Alan Crompton Gibb CBE (born on 1 September 1946) is a singer, songwriter and producer. ... The second single released by the Bee Gees from their debut LP, Bee Gees 1st. ...

Eliminated: LaKisha Jones 
38 "Top 3 Perform"  May 15, 2007 -
Each of the remaining three contestants perform a song of the judges' choice, producers' choice, and contestant's choice. 
39 "Top 3 Results"  May 16, 2007 -

Elliott Yamin sings "Wait for You", and Maroon 5 performs "Makes Me Wonder".
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Eliminated: Melinda Doolittle 
40 "Top 2 Perform"  May 22, 2007 -
Jordin Sparks and Blake Lewis each sing a song of their choice, a song they previously sung, and the winning song of the American Idol Songwriter Contest. 
41 "Grand Finale"  May 23, 2007 -
Guest performers include Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Carrie Underwood, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, and Tony Bennett. Jordin Sparks is announced as the winner of American Idol 6

is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... This article is about the singer. ... Blake Colin Lewis (born January 21, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and beatboxer who was the runner-up to Jordin Sparks on the sixth season of American Idol. ... For the current American Idol season, see American Idol (season 7). ... The Grand Finale of American Idol Season 6 aired on May 23, 2007, live from the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California. ... is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... | accessdate = 2006-12-22 }}</ref> Clarksons third album, entitled My December, was released on June 26, 2007. ... Christopher Ruben Studdard (born September 12, 1978), better known as Ruben Studdard, is an American Idol, an American pop, R&B, and gospel singer who rose to fame as winner of the second season of the American Idol television program. ... Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American pop country music singer who won the fourth season of American Idol. ... William Smokey Robinson, Jr. ... Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA) is a seven-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B/soul singer, actress and author. ... For other persons named Tony Bennett, see Tony Bennett (disambiguation). ... This article is about the singer. ... The sixth season of American Idol premiered on the Fox Broadcasting Company on January 16, 2007 and ran until May 23, 2007. ...

Season 7: 2008

# Title Original airdate Code
1 "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Auditions"  January 15, 2008 701 & 702
29 contestants move on to the Hollywood round from Philadelphia.
Semifinalists Shown: Kristy Lee Cook and Brooke White. 
2 "Dallas, Texas Auditions"  January 16, 2008 703 & 704
24 contestants move on to the Hollywood round from Dallas.
Semifinalists Shown: Alaina Whitaker and Kady Malloy. 
3 "San Diego, California Auditions"  January 22, 2008 705
31 contestants move on to the Hollywood round from San Diego.
Semifinalists Shown: Michael Johns, David Archuleta and Carly Smithson. 
4 "Charleston, South Carolina Auditions"  January 23, 2008 706
23 contestants move on to the Hollywood round from Charleston.
Semifinalists Shown: None 
5 "Omaha, Nebraska Auditions"  January 29, 2008 707
19 contestants move on to the Hollywood round from Omaha.
Semifinalists Shown: David Cook. 
6 "Miami, Florida Auditions"  January 30, 2008 708
17 contestants move on to the Hollywood round from Miami.
Semifinalists Shown: Robbie Carrico, Ramiele Malubay and Syesha Mercado. 
7 "Atlanta, Georgia Auditions"  February 5, 2008 709
19 contestants move on to the Hollywood round from Atlanta.
Semifinalists Shown: Asia'h Epperson, Alexandréa Lushington and Amanda Overmyer. 
8 "Best of the Rest Auditions"  February 6, 2008 710
The best and the worst of the previously unaired auditions from around the country.
Semifinalists Shown: Joanne Borgella (Philadelphia), Amy Davis (Dallas), Chikezie (San Diego) and Danny Noriega (San Diego). 
9 "Hollywood Round"  February 12, 2008 711 & 712
After a series of intense auditions, the contestant pool is narrowed from 164 to 50. 
10 "Top 24 Chosen"  February 13, 2008 713
The top 24 semi-finalists were announced. 
11 "Top 12 Men Perform"  February 19, 2008 714 & 715
Theme: Music from the 1960s 
12 "Top 12 Women Perform"  February 20, 2008 716 & 717
Theme: Music from the 1960s 
13 "Top 24 Results"  February 21, 2008 714A - 717A
Eliminated: Garrett Haley, Amy Davis, Joanne Borgella, & Colton Berry. 
14 "Top 10 Men Perform"  February 26, 2008 718
Theme: Music from the 1970s 
15 "Top 10 Women Perform"  February 27, 2008 719
Theme: Music from the 1970s 
16 "Top 20 Results"  February 28, 2008 718A - 719A
Eliminated: Jason Yeager, Alexandréa Lushington, Alaina Whitaker, & Robbie Carrico. 
17 "Top 8 Men Perform"  March 4, 2008 720
Theme: Music from the 1980s 
18 "Top 8 Women Perform"  March 5, 2008 721
Theme: Music from the 1980s 
19 "Top 12 Revealed"  March 6, 2008 720A - 721A
Blake Lewis performed "How Many Words".
Eliminated: Kady Malloy, Luke Menard, Asia'h Epperson, & Danny Noriega.
Top 12: David Archuleta, Jason Castro, David Cook, Chikezie, David Hernandez, Michael Johns, Kristy Lee Cook, Ramiele Malubay, Syesha Mercado, Amanda Overmyer, Carly Smithson and Brooke White. 
20 "Top 12 Perform"  March 11, 2008 722 & 723
Theme: Lennon/McCartney Songbook 
21 "Top 12 Results"  March 12, 2008 722A - 723A
Katharine McPhee performed "Something" with David Foster on the piano.
Eliminated: David Hernandez. 
22 "Top 11 Perform"  March 18, 2008 724 & 725
Theme: The Beatles 
23 "Top 11 Results"  March 19, 2008 724A - 725A
Kellie Pickler performed "Red High Heels".
Eliminated: Amanda Overmyer. 
24 "Top 10 Perform"  March 25, 2008 726
Theme: Songs from the year the contestants were born 
25 "Top 10 Results"  March 26, 2008 726A
Kimberley Locke performed "Fall".
Eliminated: Chikezie. 
26 "Top 9 Perform"  April 1, 2008 727
Theme: Dolly Parton Songs 
27 "Top 9 Results"  April 2, 2008 727A
Dolly Parton performed "Jesus & Gravity" and The Clark Brothers performed "This Little Light of Mine".
Eliminated: Ramiele Malubay. 
28 "Top 8 Perform"  April 8, 2008 728
Theme: Inspirational Songs 
29 "Idol Gives Back"  April 9, 2008 728A
The second annual musical event raising awareness and money to benefit various U.S. and international charities. 
30 "Top 8 Results"  April 10, 2008 728B
Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown performed "No Air".
Eliminated: Michael Johns
31 "Top 7 Perform"  April 15, 2008 729
Theme: Mariah Carey Songs 
32 "Top 7 Results"  April 16, 2008 729A
Mariah Carey performed "Bye Bye", and Elliott Yamin performed "Free".
Eliminated: Kristy Lee Cook. 
33 "Top 6 Perform"  April 22, 2008 730
Theme: Andrew Lloyd Webber Songs 
34 "Top 6 Results"  April 23, 2008 730A
Leona Lewis performed "Bleeding Love".
Eliminated: Carly Smithson. 
35 "Top 5 Perform"  April 29, 2008 731
Theme: Neil Diamond Songs 
36 "Top 5 Results"  April 30, 2008 731A
Natasha Bedingfield performed "Pocketful of Sunshine" and Neil Diamond performed "Pretty Amazing Grace".
Eliminated: Brooke White. 
37 "Top 4 Perform"  May 6, 2008 732
Theme: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 
38 "Top 4 Results"  May 7, 2008 732A
Maroon 5 performed "If I Never See Your Face Again" and Bo Bice performed "Witness".
Eliminated: Jason Castro
39 "Top 3 Perform"  May 13, 2008 733
This episode has not yet aired. 
40 "Top 3 Results"  May 14, 2008 733A
This episode has not yet aired. 
41 "Top 2 Perform"  May 20, 2008 -
This episode has not yet aired. 
42 "American Idol Season 7 Finale"  May 21, 2008 -
This episode has not yet aired. 
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For other uses, see Dallas (disambiguation). ... is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... San Diego redirects here. ... Michael Johns (born Michael John Lee on October 20, 1978) is an Australian soul singer-songwriter and was an American Idol Season 7 finalist. ... For the kickboxer of the same name, see David Archuleta (kickboxer). ... is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Omaha redirects here. ... is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Miami redirects here. ... is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Atlanta redirects here. ... is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Joanne Borgella (29 May 1982) is a singer, songwriter, actor, and plus-size model. ... is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The seventh season of American Idol, which began on January 14, 2008, is the current season of the annual reality show and singing competition. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the day. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Blake Colin Lewis (born January 21, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and beatboxer who was the runner-up to Jordin Sparks on the sixth season of American Idol. ... For the kickboxer of the same name, see David Archuleta (kickboxer). ... Jason René Castro (born March 25, 1987) is a Colombian-American singer and finalist on the seventh season of the television series, American Idol. ... Michael Johns (born Michael John Lee on October 20, 1978) is an Australian soul singer-songwriter and was an American Idol Season 7 finalist. ... is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The songwriting partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, usually referred to as Lennon/McCartney (sometimes McCartney/Lennon), is one of the best-known and most successful musical collaborations of all time. ... is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the singer. ... For other uses, see Something (disambiguation). ... For other persons named David Foster, see David Foster (disambiguation). ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music singer and songwriter who finished sixth on the fifth season of the Fox television series American Idol. ... Red High Heels, not to be confused with the song of the same name by Jane Siberry, is the debut single of country singer Kellie Pickler which was released on September 13, 2006, by BNA Records. ... is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Kimberley Dawn Locke (born January 3, 1978 in Hartsville, Tennessee) is an American adult contemporary pop/R&B singer and plus-size fashion model. ... is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is a Grammy Award-winning country music singer/songwriter, author, actress and philanthropist. ... is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is a Grammy Award-winning country music singer/songwriter, author, actress and philanthropist. ... The Next Great American Band is a reality television talent contest. ... This Little Light of Mine is a Negro spiritual, themed on the importance of unity in the face of struggle. ... is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Idol Gives Back is the name of a charitable campaign that spanned two episodes of American Idol. ... is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the singer. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Michael Johns (born Michael John Lee on October 20, 1978) is an Australian soul singer-songwriter and was an American Idol Season 7 finalist. ... is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the singer. ... is the 106th day of the year (107th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the singer. ... Elliott Yamin (born Efraym Elliott Yamin[1] on July 20, 1978) is an American singer who is known for his hit single Wait for You as well as being the third-place finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. ... is the 112th day of the year (113th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful English composer of musical theatre, and also the elder brother of cellist Julian Lloyd Webber. ... is the 113th day of the year (114th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Leona Louise Lewis (born 3 April 1985) is a British singer and winner of the third series of The X Factor UK television talent show. ... Bleeding Love is a pop–R&B ballad written by Ryan Tedder and Jesse McCartney[1] and produced by Tedder for Leona Lewis debut album, Spirit,[2] on which it is the opening track. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and occasional actor. ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Natasha Anne Bedingfield (November 26, 1981) is an English pop singer-songwriter, based in London, England. ... Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and occasional actor. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at sunset. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Maroon 5 is a soul-influenced American band originating from Los Angeles, California. ... Harold Elwin Bo Bice, Jr. ... Witness is the first single from American singer Bo Bice off of his second studio album, See the Light. ... Jason René Castro (born March 25, 1987) is a Colombian-American singer and finalist on the seventh season of the television series, American Idol. ... is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... For the current American Idol season, see American Idol (season 7). ... The first season of American Idol premiered on June 11, 2002 (under the full title American Idol: The Search For A Superstar) and continued until September 4, 2002. ... The second season of American Idol premiered on January 21, 2003 and continued until May 21, 2003. ... The third season of American Idol premiered on January 19, 2004 and continued until May 26, 2004. ... The fourth season of American Idol premiered on January 18, 2005 and continued until May 25, 2005. ... The fifth season of American Idol began on January 17, 2006 and concluded on May 24, 2006. ... The sixth season of American Idol premiered on the Fox Broadcasting Company on January 16, 2007 and ran until May 23, 2007. ... The seventh season of American Idol, which began on January 14, 2008, is the current season of the annual reality show and singing competition. ... Ryan John Seacrest is an American television/radio host. ... !!Brian Dunkleman!! (born September 25, 1971 in Ellicottville, New York) is a comedian/actor who is best known for co-hosting the first season of American Idol on the Fox Network with Ryan Seacrest. ... This article is about the American Idol judge. ... Paula Julie Abdul is an American, multi-platinum selling, Grammy Award-winning singer, dancer, television personality, jewelry designer, actress, and Emmy Award-winning choreographer. ... Simon Phillip Cowell (born 7 October 1959) is a British artist and repertoire (A&R) executive for Sony BMG in the United Kingdom and a television producer, more commonly known as a judge on television programmes such as Pop Idol, The X Factor, American Idol and Britains Got Talent. ... | accessdate = 2006-12-22 }}</ref> Clarksons third album, entitled My December, was released on June 26, 2007. ... Christopher Ruben Studdard (born September 12, 1978), better known as Ruben Studdard, is an American Idol, an American pop, R&B, and gospel singer who rose to fame as winner of the second season of the American Idol television program. ... Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American pop country music singer who won the fourth season of American Idol. ... Taylor Reuben Hicks (born October 7, 1976) is an American singer-songwriter. ... This article is about the singer. ... A Moment like This is the first single, released as a double A-side with Before Your Love, by Kelly Clarkson, the winner of the first season of American Idol, and later included on her multi-platinum debut album, Thankful. ... Ruben Studdard (born September 12, 1978) is an American pop music singer who rose to fame as winner of the second season of the American Idol television program. ... I Believe is an award winning debut single released by the music artist and American Idol season 3 winner, Fantasia Barrino. ... Inside Your Heaven is a song written by Andreas Carlsson, Pelle Nylén, Savan Kotecha and produced by Desmond Child. ... Do I Make You Proud is a soul-pop song written for American Idol season five winner Taylor Hicks by Tracy Ackerman, Andy Watkins, and Paul Wilson of the Absolute production team, and co-produced by Dave Way. ... This Is My Now is a song written by Jeff Peabody and Scott Krippayne. ... Justin Guarini (born Justin Eldrin Bell on October 28, 1978 in Columbus, Georgia) is a singer/songwriter, actor who rose to fame in 2002, as the first runner-up on the debut season of the television show “American Idol”. His father, Eldrin Bell, is a former Atlanta Chief of Police. ... Clay Aiken (born Clayton Holmes Grissom on November 30, 1978) is an American pop singer who rose to fame on the second season of the television program American Idol in 2003. ... Diana Nicole DeGarmo (born June 16, 1987 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American singer and Broadway actress. ... Harold Elwin Bo Bice, Jr. ... This article is about the singer. ... Blake Colin Lewis (born January 21, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and beatboxer who was the runner-up to Jordin Sparks on the sixth season of American Idol. ... Tamyra Monica Gray (born July 26, 1979 in Takoma Park, Maryland) is an American actress and singer, best known for her rise to fame as one of the finalists on the first season of the reality television program American Idol in 2002. ... Joshua Mario (Josh) Gracin (born October 18, 1980 in Westland, Michigan) is a country music singer. ... Kimberley Dawn Locke (born January 3, 1978 in Hartsville, Tennessee) is an American adult contemporary pop/R&B singer and plus-size fashion model. ... This article is about the American musician. ... Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an Academy Award-winning American actress and singer. ... Christopher Adam Daughtry (IPA: [1]) (born December 26, 1979 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States) is a Grammy nominated American rock guitarist, singer and songwriter who is the lead vocalist of Daughtry, a band he formed in 2006. ... Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music singer and songwriter who finished sixth on the fifth season of the Fox television series American Idol. ... Elliott Yamin (born Efraym Elliott Yamin[1] on July 20, 1978) is an American singer who is known for his hit single Wait for You as well as being the third-place finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. ... Anika Noni Rose, Katherine Bailess and Kelly Clarkson in From Justin to Kelly. ... American Juniors also known as 19 Juniors was a reality television series broadcast on the Fox Network as a spin-off of the immensely popular American Idol, created by Simon Fuller and 19 Television, FremantleMedia, directed by Bruce Gowers and produced by Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick. ... An American Idol Christmas (also titled A Very Idol Christmas in Canada) is a Christmas television special for the television shows American Idol and Canadian Idol, but focused mostly on American Idol– the Canadian winner Ryan Malcolm was edited out in the American release. ... American Idol Extra is a television show that is shown on the Fox Reality channel and billed as the show that picks up right where American Idol leaves off. The program features the first full-length interview with the most recent eliminated contestant and various behind-the-scenes material. ... American Idol Rewind is a television series for syndication, that premiered on September 30, 2006. ... American Idol Underground is is an online community and internet radio station where unsigned artists get their music heard. ... The American Idol compilation series are annual television soundtracks for the television show American Idol. ... American Idol has generated controversy over the years in numerous areas. ... After American Idol, several finalists and winners released their own solo albums and singles. ... Countries that have their own versions of an Idol series. ... American Idol Magazine is the official fanzine for the television show American Idol; containing news, gossip and adverts relating to the American Idol franchise, including articles about former participants. ... American Idol is a video game. ...

 
 

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