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Cassandra Coleman Sings ‘Apologize’ With OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder On ‘American Idol’
Cassandra Coleman had a full circle moment after getting the opportunity to take part in a very special duet on Sunday’s “American Idol”. The 24-year-old from Columbia, Tennessee was joined on stage by Ryan Tedder while performing “Apologize” by Timbaland and his band, OneRepublic. RELATED: Luke Bryan Tells Hunter Metts ‘No One Sounds Like You’ After Impressive ‘American Idol’ Performance Back in episode two of this season's competition, judge Lionel Richie asked Coleman to step outside of her comfort zone by playing piano during her Los Angeles audition. The first song that came to her mind was the 2007 hit, "Apologize".
Now that season 19 of American Idol is down to its top 10 finalists, Billboard wants to know: Who do you think has what it takes to come out on top?
Arthur Gunn, last season’s runner-up, won the “Comeback” competition and secured his spot back in the ABC series. “There has definitely been a lot of progress and a lot of learning along the way. I feel more professional and more motivated now,” he told. “I learned so much about myself and the music scene and how to work in this field. I feel fortunate and will be forever grateful for a lifetime.”
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Katharine McPhee Joins Idol Contestant Willie Spence for Show-Stopping Duet of 'The Prayer'
The American Idol alum performed Andrea Bocelli and Céline Dion's iconic song alongside contestant Willie Spence "You do no wrong in my eyes," Luke Bryan said after the performance. "Part of being a star is making people fall in love with you and, man, I am in love with you. And I am in love with the way you go about being on stage, and the way you go about singing and the place it comes from. It's amazing.
One of the top 10 finalists, Cassandra Coleman, named Gunn as one of her favorite Idol alums and recalled singing “Breakaway” by inaugural Idol winnerwhen she was 9 years old for her first-ever stage performance. “I forgot the lyrics. I only did half the song, but I didn’t run off the stage,” she told Billboard. “I just said, ‘That’s all I remember,’ and everyone stood up and clapped.”
So who do you want to see win season 19 of American Idol? Vote below!
Louis Knight Returns To ‘American Idol’, Wows Judges With Stunning Performance Of An Original Song .
Louis Knight made quite the impression on the judges as he made his “American Idol” comeback on Monday night. The 20-year-old joined fan-favourites from season 18 of the hit show to battle it out for a spot in this season’s Top 10, as they didn’t get to take the stage last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Knight got cut after the Top 7 round last year but was ready to show the judges just how hard he's since been working.