Talk show gives fans chance to help a favorite finalist return to TV
Now that America has spoken and Laine Hardy has been selected as the 2019 “American Idol” winner, fans of the hit singing competition program have the unique opportunity to help one of their favorite eliminated singers make one more national TV appearance, this time on “Live with Kelly and Ryan.”
“Live’s ‘American Idol’ Encore” has returned, and the poll is open, allowing viewers to help choose one of the eliminated top 10 singers to perform in “Live’s” New York studio on Thursday, May 23.
The online poll opened this morning at 10 a.m. EDT, and will remain open until 5 p.m. on Tuesday. “Live” hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest will announce the winner of the poll on the Wednesday edition of “Live,” and he or she will travel to New York City to perform on the show on May 23. Further details and the polling link are available at KellyandRyan.com.
With Hardy named as the new “American Idol” winner, and Alejandro Aranda announced as this year’s runner-up, the remaining eight finalists are eligible for “Live’s ‘American Idol’ Encore” performance (Laci Kaye Booth, Walker Burroughs, Wade Cota, Dimitrius Graham, Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon, Alyssa Raghu, Uché, Madison VanDenburg).