American Idol 2022 episode 12 recap: Who made it to the Top 14?
We have reached the Top 14 of this season of “American Idol”! The American public spoke and host Ryan Seacrest announced that 10 candidates automatically entered the Top 14 thanks to your votes. It was up to judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan to decide, based on the night’s performances, which four other singers deserved to continue in the competition. So who got an automatic seat in the victory zone and had to fight for a chance to break out of the danger zone and become a judges’ pick? Keep reading to find out!
Tristen Gresset covers a Lenny Kravitz hit
Contestants were able to choose which songs they wanted to take to the main stage, either reprising an old performance or choosing something new. As a result, we were treated to a wide range of styles. The following candidates obtained the public pass to enter directly into the Top 14:
The following contestants were vying for the judges’ picks and the last four spots for the next round:
• Jay showcased his vocal range with Imagine Dragons’ hit song ‘Believer’ as he sang for his future in the competition
After deliberating on their performances, the judges picked Allegra, Jay, Mike and Tristen to continue their “American Idol” journey, which meant that was the end of the line for Cameron, Katyrah, Cadence, Sage, Jacob and Eli.
Be sure to tune in SUNDAY at 8/7 on ABC as the Top 14 faces the first coast-to-coast vote of the season!
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