To make room for her, they also demand Stefano Langone remove himself from Idol, since, not to put too fine a point on it, he sucks and has no shot.
In fun celebrity couple news bringing the worlds of American Idol and Dancing With the Stars together, Pia Toscano and Mark Ballas are dating.
Though eliminated contestants haven't been given a chance to sing their way off this year, Seacrest made an exception and let Toscano reprise her heartbreaking cover of the Pretenders' "I'll Stand by You," as the remaining eight wiped their eyes and the audience gave Pia a standing ovation while she broke down in tears at song's end.
All sense of logic was officially thrown out the window on "American Idol" on Thursday night's (April 7) elimination show.
With two of the season's leading contenders in the bottom three — after last week's shocking near-miss for Paul Mc Donald — there seems to be no rhyme or reason to the voting patterns on the 10th season of the show.
Stay with us this season." The show also featured season-four finalist and Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis stopping by to visit the kids and sing a brooding rock version of the classic ballad "Unchained Melody." But, aside from Pia's exit, the night's biggest WTF moment was when Rock Hall of Famer and shirt-allergic punk godfather Iggy Pop shimmed all over the stage to "Real Wild Child." What did you think of tonight's elimination?
my blessings each day that I can call you my dear friend Shay.
The next trio up was James Durbin, Haley Reinhart and Jacob Lusk.