Malaya Watson eliminated on 'American Idol XIII'by jmaloni
Next week, for the first time in 13 seasons, the singers' fates are in each other's hands
Malaya Watson was eliminated Thursday on "American Idol XIII" after she received the fewest votes. From Southfield, Mich., the 16-year-old sang "Through The Fire" on Wednesday night's performance show.
Next week, on Wednesday, April 16 (8 p.m.), the top seven - C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts and Sam Woolf - will perform on the "Competitor's Pick"-themed performance show. For the first time in the series' history, each finalist will select a song for their fellow finalists to perform, leaving each singer with a list of six songs from which to choose.
With only five weeks left until the new "American Idol" is crowned, tune in Thursday, April 17 (9 p.m.), to find out who survives next week's elimination.
Viewers at home continue to have five ways to vote for their favorite singer, including voting via Google Search when the "American Idol" vote window opens at the top of the show. Visit AmericanIdol.com for more information.