American Idol bids farewell to Casey Bishop and revealed the official top three!
On Sunday, May 16, Idol’s final four contestants competed for a spot in the coveted top three and next weeks season finale. Each contestant performed three songs including their debut single, a song from their personal idol as well as a duet with another contestant of a Finneas song.
Following their three song performances, Idol revealed the top three from America’s vote. And America voted Willie Spence, Grace Kinstler and Chayce Beckham into the top three, which unfortunately meant that it was time to bid farewell to contestant Casey Bishop.
See the three Idol contestants who made the Top 3 below.
Throughout Spence’s Idol journey, he has impressed the Idol judges and stole the hearts of Americans across the country with performances of Beyonce (“I Was Here”), Bette Midler (“Wing Beneath My Wings”), Andrea Bocelli with Katharine McPhee (“The Prayer”), Adele (“Set Fire To The Rain”), Rihanna (‘Diamonds”), Cynthia Erivo (“Stand Up”), Disney’s Lion King (“Circle Of Life”), Coldplay (“Yellow”) and Joe Cocker (“You Are So Beautiful”).
On tonight’s (May 16) show, Spence gave the live debut performance of his single “Never Be Alone” and covered Beyonce’s “I Was Here.” Spence also paired up with Grace Kinstler for a Finneas duet as well as performed John Legend and Common’s “Glory.”
“You are giant of voice,” Lionel Richie said.
Throughout Kinstler’s Idol journey, she has impressed the Idol judges and stole the hearts of Americans across the country with performances of Demi Lovato (“Father”), Jessie J (“Queen”), Gladys Knight & the Pips with Joss Stone (“Midnight Train To Georgia”), Sia (“Elastic Heart”), Ariana Grande (“Dangerous Woman”), Pharrell Williams (“Happy”), Disney’s Frozen (“In The Unknown”), Coldplay (“Fix You”) and Adele (“When We Were Young”).
During tonight’s (May 16) show, Kinstler stunned with an impressive cover of Kelly Clarkson’s “A Moment Like This,” which the Idol judges swooned over. She also gave the live debut of her first-ever single “Love Someone” as well as duetted with Willie Spence. Additionally, Kinstler covered Demi Lovato’s “Father.”
“It’s always a pleasure when you grace us with your voice,” Katy Perry said. “You are a lot like Kelly Clarkson and she’s a bonafide mega star.”
Throughout Beckham’s Idol journey, he has impressed the Idol judges and stole the hearts of Americans across the country with covers of Chris Stapleton (“You Should Probably Leave”), Ed Sheeran (“Afterglow”), Incubus alongside Brandon Boyd (“Drive”), Bob Marley (“Waiting In Vain”), Kolton Moore & The Clever Few (“What Brings Life Also Kills”), Bryan Adams (“Everything I Do I Do It For You”), Disney’s Dumbo (“Baby Mine”), Coldplay (“Magic”) and his Mother’s Day original “Mamma.”
During tonight’s (May 16) show, Beckham performed Zac Brown Band’s “Colder Weather” for his personal idol song, gave the live debut of his very personal single “23” as well as duetted with Casey Bishop. Additionally, Beckham also covered Chris Stapleton’s “You Should Probably Leave.”
“You were born on American Idol,” Katy Perry gushed of Beckham. “You own this stage now. You live here.”