Emily Piriz is eliminated on 'American Idol XIII'by jmaloni
Emily Piriz was eliminated Thursday on "American Idol XIII" after she received the fewest of the more than 70 million votes. From Orlando, Fla., the 18-year-old sang "Let's Get Loud" on Wednesday night's "Home"-themed performance show.
In addition, "American Idol" season 11 winner Phillip Phillips returned to the stage with his new single, "Raging Fire," and Irish rock band Kodaline performed their hit "All I Want."
Next week, on Wednesday, March 12 (8 p.m.), the top 11 - Ben Briley, C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson and Sam Woolf - will perform songs on the "Soundtrack to our Lives"-themed performance show. Song selections will come from the contestants' favorite movies.
On the next live results show airing at a new time, Thursday, March 13 (9 p.m.), tune in to find out who will be sent home. Plus, multi-talented musician, singer, songwriter and the newest judge on "American Idol," Harry Connick Jr., will perform a medley, and singer/songwriter Mali Music also will perform.
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