01:37 AM EDT 04/14/2013
Originally posted 04/04/2012 11:00PM
It was '80s night on Wednesday's episode of American Idol. But did it matter that most of the top eight weren't old enough to even to sing a note when their song choices were popular?
Not if you're Joshua Ledet, Jessica Sanchez or Skylar Laine.
As the competitors face elimination Thursday night, Ledet, Sanchez and Laine should easily be safeguarded. Ledet (singing Simply Red's "If You Don't Know Me By Now") and Sanchez (tackling Whitney Houston's "How Will I Know") brought predictably excellent performances, with judges giving Ledet another standing ovation and praising Sanchez for her "powerhouse vocals."
Originally posted 03/29/2012 09:15PM
After an emotional night of stellar performances – which earned a record five standing ovations from the judges! – American Idol's top nine contestants faced another elimination night on Thursday.
The contestant with the lowest number of votes would have to sing for his or her life in an attempt to convince the judges into using their one save of the season.
Did they use it? Keep reading for all the results ...
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