But they were less popular than their competition, including redheaded crooner John Stevens, a year-old whose highest compliment from the judges was that he was a nice guy. With the lowest vote tally, Hudson was bumped from the show. Even series host Ryan Seacrest chastised viewers. You have to keep your favorites in the competition. Series judges Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul play an advisory role after helping winnow down the field of 70, applicants to 32 semi-finalists and then, with viewers, to 12 finalists.
‘American Idol’ Top 14: How to vote for your favorite artist of Season 17
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Get Your Votes In! Be sure to get those votes in early because one of the Top 3 will be going home during the show, based on the results up to that point. So How Do I Vote? We have three convenient ways for you to keep your favorite contestants singing. You have to be at least 13 years old and located in the U. For text message voting, simply text the number of the contestant you would like to vote for to " ". The number for each contestant is outlined below:.
American Idol 2018 Recap: Top 3 Contestants Revealed
The potential winner rankings probably will fluctuate as the show goes on, but for the time being, the boys lead the pack. While the recording for this weekend already took place on Friday, the polls will open for people to send in their votes this weekend. Laine Hardy , the alum from last year never made it to the top 20, but this year, he cruised to the Top Alejandro Aranda sits in the poll at Gold Derby as the top choice by voters.
That's just one of the more plausible scenarios being floated to explain Wednesday night's shocking American Idol voting results, which found powerhouse singers Jennifer Hudson, LaToya London and Fantasia Barrino--i. Internet message boards are abuzz with all sorts of conspiracy theories to explain Hudson's seemingly premature depature. On Fox's idolonfox.