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Heejun Han was eliminated Thursday on `American Idol.` (photo by Phil Mcarten/FOX)
Heejun Han was eliminated Thursday on "American Idol." (photo by Phil Mcarten/FOX)

Heejun Han eliminated on 'American Idol'

by jmaloni
Tue, Apr 3rd 2012 03:00 pm

Top eight finalists sing songs from the '80s Wednesday

The Wanted to perform, Jennifer Lopez to premiere her new music video "Dance Again" on next results show

Heejun Han was eliminated Thursday on "American Idol" after he received the fewest votes among the finalists. Also on the results show, Nicki Minaj took the stage and performed her megahit "Starships" and season 10 "American Idol" winner and platinum-selling country artist Scotty McCreery returned to perform his newest single, "Water Tower Town." After McCreery's performance, Jimmy Iovine presented him with a platinum record signifying sales of more than one million units for his debut album "Clear As Day."

Next week, on Wednesday, April 4 (8 to 10 p.m.), the top eight - DeAndre Brackensick, Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone - return to the "American Idol" stage to tackle the songs of the '80s.

Tune in the following night, Thursday, April 5 (8 p.m.) to the live results show to find out which of the top eight finalists is sent home. In addition, The Wanted will perform smash hit "Glad You Came" and superstar and "American Idol" judge Jennifer Lopez will premiere her new music video for "Dance Again."

"Like" "American Idol" on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/AmericanIdol. Follow the series on Twitter @AmericanIdol and join the discussion at #Idol. Also, follow host Ryan Seacrest at @RyanSeacrest, and follow the judges: @yo_randyjackson, @JLo and@iamstevent.

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.

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