We have done some digging and discovered the two songs that each of Top 7 will sing on the May 6 episode of “American Idol.” One will be from they year that they were born while the other will come from the catalog of the late singer/songwriter Prince. The seven artists still in contention to win season 16 are: Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Maddie Poppe, Jurnee Siani, Catie Turner and Michael J. Woodard.
Scroll down to find out which songs your favorites will be performing in the hopes of making the Top 5. 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 episode on April 29, ABC is airing the May 6 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.
Gabby Barrett (Born on March 5, 2000)
Birth year song: “I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack
Prince song: “How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore”
Cade Foehner (Born on July 24, 1996)
Birth year song: “Who Will Save Your Soul” by Jewel
Prince song: “Jungle Love” by The Time (written by Prince)
Caleb Lee Hutchinson (Born on March 2, 1999)
Birth year song: “Amazed” by Lonestar
Prince song: “When Doves Cry”
Maddie Poppe (Born on December 5, 1997)
Birth year song: “If It Makes You Happy” by Sheryl Crow
Prince song: “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinead O’Connor (written by Prince)
Jurnee Siani (Born in 2000)
Birth year song: “Back At One” by Brian McKnight
Prince song: “Kiss”
Catie Turner (Born on February 14, 2000)
Birth year song: “Oops! … I Did It Again” by Britney Spears
Prince song: “Manic Monday” by The Bangles (written by Prince)
Michael J. Woodard (October 6, 1997)
Birth year song: “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion
Prince song: “I Would Die 4 U”
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