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American Idol: Season 11, Week 10 :: 10 Finalists Compete

Mar 22, 2012

This week on American Idol (Season 11, Week 10), the Top 10 contestants perform songs by Billy Joel. Read Kidzworld’s recap of “10 Finalists Compete,” which aired on March 21, 2012, to discover what you missed.

Makeovers

This week the Top 10 contestants tackled the extensive songbook of Billy Joel. Diddy joined Jimmy to prep the contestants for the performances. Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger also made an appearance to help the contestants improve their style. The most drastic change was Erika Van Pelt, who chopped off her blond locks for a short, black Sharon Osbourne-style cut.

Soulful Elise

Some of the contestants had a great advantage with the music this week, particularly Elise, who has been in the bottom every week so far. Her soulful, raspy voice meshed well with her version of Billy Joel’s “Vienna.” Again, Phillip Phillips received high praise from the judges. It seems he can do no wrong in their eyes.

Seriously, Steven

Jessica Sanchez improved on her mediocre performance last week with an amazing rendition of “Everybody has a Dream.” After a series of ballads, Heejun Han tried to show his fun side with a quirky performance. But because it wasn’t vocally on point, he was criticized by Steven for not taking the competition seriously enough.

New Stars Rise

The usually flawless Hollie Cavanagh was pitchy this week, according to Randy Jackson. And Joshua Ledet, who stole the show last week, didn’t put enough feeling into his performance. However, the judges did enjoy Colton Dixon’s slow version of “Piano Man.”

Elimination

On March 22, the bottom three consisted of Heejun, Erika and Deandre. It seems even a makeover from Tommy Hilfiger couldn't swing the votes in Erika's favor. She may have been elimated, but she'll still be rejoining the top 10 for the post-season tour.

Have Your Say

Which performance was your favorite of the night? Tell us in our comment section below. 

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