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Kristen O'Connor is eliminated on 'American Idol XIII'

by jmaloni


Fri, Feb 28th 2014 05:40 pm

71 million votes cast

Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips to perform on next results show, Thursday, March 6

Kristen O'Connor was eliminated Thursday on "American Idol XIII" after she received the fewest of the 71 million votes cast Wednesday.

From Sebastian, Fla., the 24-year-old sang "Beautiful Disaster" on Wednesday night's "This Is Me"-themed performance show.

In addition, on Thursday's results show, "American Idol" season 12 winner Candice Glover performed a medley of "Cried" and "Same Kinda Man," and British chart-topper Jake Bugg performed his hit song, "Me and You."

Next week, on Wednesday, March 5 (8 p.m.), the top 12 - Ben Briley, C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, MK Nobilette, Emily Piriz, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, Majesty Rose, Malaya Watson and Sam Woolf - will perform songs that speak to their "Home." Song selections can range from a song that was popular during their childhood to a tribute to their home state.

On the next live results show, airing Thursday, March 6 (8 p.m.), tune in to find out who will be sent home. Plus, "American Idol" season 11 winner Phillip Phillips will perform his new single, "Raging Fire." Written by Phillips, "Raging Fire" is the first single off his sophomore album, which will be released on 19 Entertainment/Interscope Records this spring. In addition, Irish rock band Kodaline will perform their hit, "All I Want."

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