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MALAYA WATSON IS ELIMINATED ON "AMERICAN IDOL XIII"
NEXT WEEK, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 13 SEASONS,
THE IDOLS' FATES ARE IN EACH OTHER'S HANDS
THE TOP SEVEN FINALISTS COMPETE IN A
"COMPETITOR'S PICK"-THEMED PERFORMANCE SHOW
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, ON FOX
See Who Survives the Elimination on Thursday, April 17
Malaya Watson was eliminated tonight on AMERICAN IDOL XIII, after she received the fewest votes. From Southfield, MI, the 16-year-old sang "Through The Fire" on last night's performance show.
Next week, on Wednesday, April 16 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top Seven -C.J. Harris, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, Alex Preston, Dexter Roberts, and Sam Woolf - will perform on the "Competitor's Pick"-themed performance show. For the first time in the series' history, each finalist will select a song for their fellow finalists to perform, leaving each singer with a list of six songs from which to choose.
With only five weeks left until the new IDOL is crowned, tune in Thursday, April 17 (9:00-9:30 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), to find out who survives next week's elimination.
Viewers at home continue to have five ways to vote for their favorite singer, including voting via Google Search when the IDOL vote window opens at the top of the show, by searching for IDOL-related terms. Fans are able to vote immediately after their favorites perform. After casting their votes, fans have the opportunity to share their votes on Google+, follow contestants, join community conversations or participate in Google Hangouts about the show. Viewers can also vote online at AmericanIdol.com; via the AMERICAN IDOL App; via text messaging; and via toll-free calling.