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Find Out Which Disney Songs will Be Performed on American Idol

American Idol’s Top 10 contestants will perform fan-favorite Disney songs this Sunday, April 21 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

Here’s the list of songs the final 10 will perform:

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Alejandro Aranda will perform “Remember Me” from Coco.

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Alyssa Raghu will perform “Colors of the Wind” from Pocahontas.

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Dimitrius Graham will perform “You’ll Be In My Heart” from Tarzan.

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Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon will perform “Candle on the Water” from Pete’s Dragon.

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Laci Kaye Booth will perform “I See the Light” from Tangled.

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Laine Hardy will perform “Oo-De-Lally” from Robin Hood.

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Madison VanDenburg will perform “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana.

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Uché will perform “I2I” from  A Goofy Movie.

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Wade Cota will perform “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” from Toy Story.

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Walker Burroughs will perform “When She Loved Me” from Toy Story 2.

The finalists will be joined by celebrity mentor Rebel Wilson, who will offer up her pitch-perfect expertise as the superstar hopefuls prepare for their Disney-themed performances. All-star judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie will perform a timeless Disney song in Disneyland Park’s Fantasyland.

Joining the Top 10 to perform the beloved song “Under the Sea” from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” is singer and actress Lea Michele. Also, America’s sweethearts, ABC’s Season 1 “American Idol” winner, Maddie Poppe, and runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson, return to the stage to sing “A Whole New World” from Aladdin during a special duet performance.

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Source: D23.com

Rebel Wilson Serves as Mentor on ‘American Idol’ Disney Night

“American Idol”’s Top 10 contestants head to The Happiest Place On Earth, Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, to prepare for the next phase of the competition, Disney Night. The finalists will be joined by celebrity mentor Rebel Wilson, who will offer up her pitch-perfect expertise as the superstar hopefuls prepare for their Disney-themed performances. All-star judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie will perform a timeless Disney song in Disneyland Park’s Fantasyland. The Top 10 will then return to the iconic Idol stage in Los Angeles to perform fan-favorite Disney songs, in hopes of winning America’s heart and vote for a spot in the Top 8. Joining the Top 10 to perform the beloved song “Under the Sea” from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” is singer and actress Lea Michele. Also, America’s sweethearts, ABC’s Season 1 “American Idol” winner, Maddie Poppe, and runner-up Caleb Lee Hutchinson, return to the stage to sing a Disney classic during a special duet performance. The magic takes place Sunday, April 21 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote to become the next singing sensation are music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest hosts the beloved series, and famed multimedia personality Bobby Bones acts as in-house mentor.

“American Idol” is produced by Fremantle and Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment. Executive producers include Fremantle’s Trish Kinane, also serving as showrunner, Jennifer Mullin, Megan Wolflick and Industrial Media’s Chris Anokute. Fremantle distributes the series worldwide.

The Top 14 Perform and America’s Vote Kicks Off on ABC’s ‘American Idol,’ Sunday, April 14

After the “American Idol” Top 20 tackled solo and celebrity duet performances, the judges narrowed down the field, revealing the Top 14 finalists. Now, they are handing over the reigns to America, who will vote to crown the next “American Idol.”In this episode, the Top 14 contestants will perform on the iconic Idol stage for the first time, in hopes of winning over the hearts of viewers and being voted through to the next phase of the competition. The search for America’s next superstar continues on The ABC Television Network, SUNDAY, APRIL 14 (8:00–10:01 p.m. EDT), streaming and on demand.

Voting will open at the top of the show on Sunday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. EDT, and will close the following morning, Monday, April 15 at 9:00 a.m. EDT. You can vote online at AmericanIdol.com/vote, in the American Idol app or via text. You can vote 10 times per contestant, per method.

Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote to become the next singing sensation are music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest hosts the beloved series, and famed multimedia personality Bobby Bones acts as in-house mentor.

“American Idol” is produced by Fremantle and Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment. Executive producers include Fremantle’s Trish Kinane, also serving as showrunner, Jennifer Mullin, Megan Wolflick and Industrial Media’s Chris Anokute. Fremantle distributes the series worldwide.

ABC Reveals ‘American Idol’ Live Show Rollout and Announces Momentous Coast-to-Coast Simul-Vote

Following a successful new season launch, in which its Sunday premiere dominated the time period and ranked as the night’s No. 1 broadcast program among adults 18-49 on each telecast, “American Idol” is set to  kick off its iconic live performances and America’s vote from Los Angeles starting SUNDAY, APRIL 14 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT, live-to-tape episode), on The ABC Television Network. The season’s first all-live performance show will air MONDAY, APRIL 15 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), and the schedule continues with live shows on Sundays only for five consecutive weeks.

In its inaugural season on ABC, “American Idol” set the stage as the first reality-competition series in the history of American television to allow viewers to watch and vote from both coasts simultaneously as the series was simulcast in all time zones across the country over a three-week span. Starting SUNDAY, APRIL 21 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), viewers at home will yet again be able to help determine the fate of this season’s “Idol” hopefuls via the coast-to-coast simul-vote, which will also be extended to the show’s SUNDAY, MAY 19, finale event, marking another historic first.

As the country prepares to take the fate of “American Idol”‘s budding superstars into its own hands, don’t miss all-new episodes next week as the show’s iconic Hollywood Week rounds kick off from the historic Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.  

New Season of ABC’s ‘American Idol’ Kicks Off Tonight

Last summer, the “American Idol” bus visited 24 cities across the nation in search of a superstar. As previously announced, viewers at home will be able to follow the inspiring journey starting SUNDAY, MARCH  3 (8:00–10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, when the first crop of Idol hopefuls audition for their shot at a ticket to Hollywood. The cross-country audition tour will move forward with an all-new episode on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), rounding out a talent-filled premiere week. New episodes will continue on Sunday, starting MARCH 10 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), and adds Mondays for five consecutive weeks, starting MARCH 18 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT).

ABC revealed today a special look at the “American Idol” judges’ first-ever trip to Idaho in search of a star: https://youtu.be/chYunO_Nxnw

“American Idol” is returning to The ABC Television Network after first making its return to airwaves as the No. 1 reality show launch for its inaugural season on the network during the 2017–2018 season. Helping to find the next singing sensation are music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy®-winning producer Ryan Seacrest will also return as host, and famed multimedia personality Bobby Bones will take on the role of in-house mentor.

“American Idol” is produced by Fremantle and Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment. Executive producers include Fremantle’s Trish Kinane, also serving as showrunner, Jennifer Mullin, Megan Wolflick and Industrial Media’s Chris Anokute.  Fremantle distributes the series worldwide.