‘American Idol’: Dimitrius Graham was robbed of a place in the Top 8, say 61% of season 17 viewers

On Sunday’s “American Idol,” two of the Top 10 contestants were eliminated: Dimitrius Graham and Uche. They performed admirably but the competition on Disney Night was just too tough. They fell just short of making the Top 8 who will sing again for America’s votes on April 28. Those top vote-getters are: Alejandro ArandaLaci Kaye BoothWalker BurroughsWade CotaJeremiah Lloyd HarmonLaine HardyAlyssa Raghu and Madison VanDenburg.(Vote in our ‘American Idol’ Top 8 winner poll.)

We asked you which of the two men to be sent home was robbed of a place in the Top 8. Your overwhelming pick is Dimitrius, a 27-year-old crooner from Baltimore MD, who captured a whopping 61% of the vote as of this writing. Uche, a 24-year-old charmer from Sugarland TX, has registered 39% of the total tally. Which of these artists would you most like to have seen continue in the competition?

If you haven’t voted in our poll yet, be sure to do so at the bottom of this post. To help you make up your mind we’ve listed the titles of the songs that each of them sang on the show as well as their celebrity duet partners.

Dimitrius Graham
Top 40: “Latch” by Disclosure
Top 20 Solo: “Hello” by Adele
Top 20 Duet: with Lukas Graham on “Love Someone” by Lukas Graham
Top 14 Song 1: “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran
Top 14 Song 2: “When the Party’s Over” by Billie Eilish
Top 10 Song: “You’ll Be in My Heart” from “Tarzan”

Uché Ndubizu
Top 40: “Play That Funky Music” by Wild Cherry
Top 20 Solo: “Figures” by Jessie Reyez
Top 20 Duet: with Shaggy on “I Need Your Love” by Shaggy, Mohombi, Faydee & Costi
Top 14 Song 1: “Finesse” by Bruno Mars
Top 14 Song 2: “Diamonds” by Rihanna
Top 10 Song: “Eye to Eye” from “A Goofy Movie”

SEE exclusive predictions: Who will win ‘American Idol’?

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