We have discovered the two songs that each of the Top 5 will be singing on the May 13 episode of “American Idol.” One will be by this week’s mentor, season 4 “Idol” winner Carrie Underwood, while the other will be in honor of Mother’s Day. The five artists still in contention to win season 16 are: Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Maddie Poppe and Michael J. Woodard.
Scroll down to find out which songs your favorites will be performing in the hopes of making the Top 3. Then vote 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.
As with the Top 10 and Top 7 episodes, ABC is airing the May 13 show live nationwide. That means that everyone across the country gets to vote and see the results in real-time. The two-hour telecast, which kicks off at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, will end with the elimination of two artists.
Carrie Underwood song: “Last Name”
Mom song: “I Have Nothing” by Whitney Houston
Carrie Underwood song: “Undo It”
Mom song: “Simple Man” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Caleb Lee Hutchinson
Carrie Underwood song: “So Small”
Mom song: “Stars in Alabama” by Jamey Johnson
Carrie Underwood song: “I Told You So”
Mom song: “God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys
Michael J. Woodard
Carrie Underwood song: “Flat on the Floor”
Mom song: “Still I Rise” by Yolanda Adams
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