The May 6 episode of the ABC revival of “American Idol” showcased the Top 7. Each of the finalists sang two songs: one from the catalog the late singer/songwriter Prince and the other from the year that they were born. As with the Top 10 episode on April 29, Sunday’s show was also broadcast live nationwide. Viewers had only until the last commercial break to weigh in with their votes.
Heading into Sunday’s show, two of the Top 7 — Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner — were your clear favorites, according to our poll of viewers. She registered a whopping 30% of the total vote to date while he has 21% support.
Do you think one of them was the best of the Top 7 or was one of the other five your favorite? Scroll down to review the songs that they and the rest of the finalists sung on Sunday’s show and then vote in our poll for your personal pick. And be sure to sound off on this ABC revival of “American Idol” in the comments section.
Song from 2000: “I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack
Prince song: “How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore”
Song from 1996: “Who Will Save Your Soul” by Jewel
Prince song: “Jungle Love” by The Time (written by Prince)
Caleb Lee Hutchinson
Song from 1999: “Amazed” by Lonestar
Prince song: “When Doves Cry”
Song from 1997: “If It Makes You Happy” by Sheryl Crow
Prince song: “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinead O’Connor (written by Prince)
Song from 2000: “Back At One” by Brian McKnight
Prince song: “Kiss”
Song from 2000: “Oops! … I Did It Again” by Britney Spears
Prince song: “Manic Monday” by The Bangles (written by Prince)
Michael J. Woodard
Song from 1997: “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion
Prince song: “I Would Die 4 U”
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