American Idol Season 11 has just announced its annual Summer Tour for 2012. The Top 10 contestants this season (Erika Van Pelt, Heejun Han, Deandre Brackensick, Colton Dixon, Jessica Sanchez, Hollie Cavanagh, Elise Testone, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, and Phillip Phillips) will take the stage for the live show, which kicks off July 6 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The final show is set for September 11 in Milwaukee.
Check out the list below.
|7/6||Detroit, MI||Joe Louis Arena|
|7/7||Rosemont, IL||Allstate Arena|
|7/9||Minneapolis, MN||Target Center|
|7/11||St. Louis, MO||Scottrade Center|
|7/12||Kansas City, MO||Sprint Center|
|7/14||Broomfield, CO||1stBank Center|
|7/16||West Valley City, UT||Maverik Center|
|7/18||Seattle, WA||Key Arena at Seattle Center|
|7/19||Portland, OR||Rose Garden|
|7/21||Sacramento, CA||Power Balance Pavilion|
|7/22||San Jose, CA||HP Pavilion at San Jose|
|7/23||Los Angeles, CA||Nokia Theatre L.A. Live|
|7/25||Ontario, CA||Citizens Business Bank Arena|
|7/26||San Diego, CA||Valley View Casino Center|
|7/27||Glendale, AZ||jobing.com Arena|
|7/29||Dallas, TX||American Airlines Center|
|7/31||Jackson, MS||Mississippi Coliseum|
|8/2||Orlando, FL||Amway Center|
|8/3||Sunrise, FL||BankAtlantic Center|
|8/5||Duluth, GA||Arena at Gwinnett Center|
|8/6||N. Charleston, SC||North Charleston Coliseum|
|8/8||Washington, DC||Verizon Center|
|8/9||Baltimore, MD||1st Mariner Center|
|8/11||Columbus, OH||Schottenstein Center|
|8/12||Nashville, TN||Bridgestone Arena|
|8/14||Pittsburgh, PA||Consol Energy Center|
|8/15||Rochester, NY||Blue Cross Arena|
|8/16||Toronto, ON||Air Canada Centre|
|8/18||Manchester, NH||Verizon Wireless Arena|
|8/19||Worcester, MA||DCU Center|
|8/21||Philadelphia, PA||Wells Fargo Center|
|8/22||Uniondale, NY||Nassau Coliseum|
|8/25||Portland, ME||Cumberland County Civic Center|
|8/26||Providence, RI||Dunkin Donuts Center|
|8/28||Newark, NJ||Prudential Center|
|8/30||Albany, NY||Times Union Center|
|9/1||Bridgeport, CT||Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard|
|9/2||Uncasville, CT||Mohegan Sun Arena|
|9/4||Syracuse, NY||War Memorial at OnCenter|
|9/6||Wilkes Barre, PA||Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza|
|9/7||Atlantic City, NJ||Boardwalk Hall|
|9/8||Reading, PA||Sovereign Center|
|9/10||Cincinnati, OH||US Bank Arena|
|9/11||Milwaukee, WI||Bradley Center|
Korean-American contestant Heejun Han was eliminated on American Idol Season 11 Top 9 on Thursday night, March 29.
Together with Heejun on the bottom three were Hollie Cavanagh and Skylar Laine. The 22-year-old from Flushing, Queens, New York, received the lowest votes among the nine contestants.
Last night, Heejun was given a standing ovation for his performance of Donnie Hathaway’s hit “A Song For You.” The judges loved his version of the song. Judge Steven Tyler said: “That is the most beautiful tone, most beautiful vibrato.”
Here’s the list of the Top 8 who will continue for American Idol next week.
1. Phillip Phillips
2. Elise Testone
3. Colton Dixon
4. Joshua Ledet
5. Jessica Sanchez
6. DeAndre Brackensick
7. Skylar Laine
8. Hollie Cavanagh
Korean American Heejun Han performed his version of “A Song For You” by Donnie Hathaway on American Idol Season 11 Top 9 peformance on Wednesday, March 28.
The judges gave Heejun a standing ovation. “You did it. You turned it around,” says Steven – “He is here because we know he can sing that way. That is the most beautiful tone, the most beautiful vibrato,” J-Lo praises. Randy is less impressed but still positive. Heejun gets emotional and says he doesn’t want to let his kids down… playing the family card –good move!
Heejun Han, the first Asian to win on American Idol? Watch his video below.
American Idol has just revealed the Top 13 for Season 11 held on March 1, 2012. After their two nights performances, the Top 24 were trimmed down to 13. The Top 10 contestants were picked based on votes. 5 girls, 5 boys and 3 from the 6 wild cards singers.
Here’s the list of wild card contestants chosen by the judges: Erika Van Pelt (Randy Jackson), Jeremy Rosado (Jennifer Lopez), and DeAndre Brackensick (Steven Tyler).
American Idol 2012 Top 13 are the following:
1. Phil Phillips
2. Hollie Cavanagh
3. Jessica Sanchez
4. Joshua Ledet
5. Heejun Han
6. Shannon Magrane
7. Skylar Laine
8. Elise Testone
9. Colton Dixon
10. Jermaine Jones
11. Erika Van Pelt
12. Jeremy Rosado
13. DeAndre Brackensick
Videos courtesy of Youtube.
American Idol Season 11 has just revealed the Top 24 contestants for 2012. Last Wednesday, the Top 14 were announced followed by the remaining Top 10 on Thursday, Feb. 23.
“Idol” also revealed a new twist just before the end of the show tonight. This year, the judges decided to add another male contestant because they feel one deserve to get through.
On February 28, Richie Law, Johnny Keyser, David Leathers, and Jermaine Jones will compete for the 13th spot for the boys.
Below is the list of American Idol Season 11 Top 24. Check it out.
Top 12 Boys
1. Adam Brock
2. Eben Franckewitz
3. Heejun Han
4. Deandre Brackensick
5. Aaron Marcellus Sanders
6. Reed Grimm
7. Creighton Fraker
8. Phillip Phillips
9. Joshua Ledet
10. Jeremy Rosado
11. Colton Dixon
12. Chase Likens
Top 12 Girls
1. Elise Testone
2. Haley Johnson
3. Shannon Magrane
4. Baylie Brown
5. Hallie Day
6. Jessica Sanchez
7. Jen Hirsh
8. Chelsea Sorrell
9. Skylar Laine
10. Erika Van Pelt
11. Brielle Von Hugel
12. Hollie Cavanagh