The final three contestants on “American Idol” — Gabby Barrett, Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe — will each sing three songs on the show on Sunday, May 20. The Top 3 will kick off the evening with a tune dedicated to their respective hometowns. During those numbers, expect to see plenty of clips of their recent returns to their childhood homes. Each finalist has also picked one of their favorite songs from a previous episode to reprise. This live telecast will conclude with world premiere performances by each of their winner’s singles.
Scroll down for spoilers of the songs that your favorites will be singing on this episode, which will air live from coast to coast. This two-hour telecast begins at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, with voting also kicking off then. Be sure to cast your ballot for your personal pick at the bottom of this post. And sound off on this ABC revival of “American Idol” hosted by Ryan Seacrest in the comments section.
Gabby Barrett (Pittsburgh, PA): “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey
Caleb Lee Hutchinson (Dallas, GA): “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash
Maddie Poppe (Clarksville, IA): “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac
Gabby Barrett: “Little Red Wagon” by Miranda Lambert
Caleb Lee Hutchinson: “Don’t Close Your Eyes” by Keith Whitley
Maddie Poppe: “Don’t Ever Let Your Children Grow Up” (Original)
Gabby Barrett: “Rivers Deep”
Written by Andrew Goldstein, Jessica Karpov, Evan Bogart, Emanuel Kiriakou & Ella Henderson
Caleb Lee Hutchinson: “Johnny Cash Heart”
Written by James Slater, Jay DeMarcus & Kat Higgins
Maddie Poppe: “Going Going Gone”
Written by Mitch Allan, Lindy Robbins & Julia Michaels
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