DeAndre Brackensick eliminated on 'American Idol'by jmaloni
Top seven finalists perform live Wednesday, April 11, on FOX
Jennifer Hudson with Ne-Yo and Rick Ross plus season 10 finalist James Durbin to perform on next results show
DeAndre Brackensick was eliminated Thursday on "American Idol" after he received the fewest votes among the finalists. On the results show, The Wanted sang their latest hit "Glad You Came," and Kellie Pickler returned to the "American Idol" stage to perform her newest single, "Where's Tammy Wynette." In addition, superstar and "American Idol" judge Jennifer Lopez premiered her new music video for "Dance Again."
Next week, on Wednesday, April 11 (8 to 10 p.m.), the top seven - Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone - return to the "American Idol" stage to perform for America's votes.
Tune in the following night, Thursday, April 12 (8 p.m.), to the live results show to find out which top seven finalist is sent home. In addition, "American Idol" season three finalist and Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson along with Ne-Yo and Rick Ross perform their new single, "Think Like a Man," and "American Idol" season 10 finalist James Durbin performs his new song, "Higher Than Heaven."
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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 "American 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.