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Devin Velez is eliminated on 'American Idol'

by jmaloni

Press release

Fri, Mar 29th 2013 08:45 am
`American Idol`: Devin Velez (center) was eliminated on Thursday's episode of `American Idol` on FOX. (photo by Michael Becker/FOX; copyright: FOX)
"American Idol": Devin Velez (center) was eliminated on Thursday's episode of "American Idol" on FOX. (photo by Michael Becker/FOX; copyright: FOX)

Top 7 finalists compete for America's vote on classic rock-themed performance show Wednesday, April 3, on FOX

Carrie Underwood and season nine finalist Casey James to perform on next results show Thursday, April 4

Devin Velez was eliminated Thursday on "American Idol" after he received the fewest votes among the finalists. From Chicago, the 18-year-old Velez sang "The Tracks of My Tears" by The Miracleson Wednesday night's "Detroit: Music of Motor City"-themed performance show.

In addition, on Thursday's results show and 450th episode, "American Idol" judge and four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban performed his hit single, "Long Hot Summer"; OneRepublic, featuring season five runner-up Katharine McPhee, performed their hit single "If I Lose Myself"; and season 11 finalist Colton Dixon performed his new single, "Love Has Come For Me."

Next week, on Wednesday, April 3 (8 p.m.), the top seven - Lazaro Arbos, Janelle Arthur, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller and Burnell Taylor - return to perform for America's votes on the "Classic Rock, No Ballads"-themed performance show.

On the next live results show, airing Thursday, April 4 (8 p.m.), tune in to find out which of your favorite finalists will be sent home. Plus, six-time Grammy Award-winning artist and season four winner Carrie Underwood will perform her new single, "See You Again," and season nine finalist Casey James will sing his song, "The Good Life."

Fans can "like" "American Idol" on Facebook at 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: @MariahCarey, @yo_randyjackson, @nickiminaj and @keithurban.

Visit www.americanidol.com for additional information regarding "American Idol" voting, as well as exclusive videos, interviews, photos, special behind-the-scenes information and all of your "American Idol" news.

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