‘American Idol’ Top 11: How to vote on May 3 for your favorite artist of Season 18

American Idol” voting for the Top 8 begins towards the end of the live show on Sunday, May 3. As you will only have until earlyy Monday morning (6 am PT/9 am ET) to weigh in with your choice for the season 18 winner, you need to be ready. There are three ways to make your voice heard: online, by app or via text. You can vote up to 10 times per method for each artist. This means you can cast up to 30 votes for each and every contestant that you want to see make it into the Top 8.

To vote via the app — which is available for download on both the Apple App Store and Google Play — or online at AmericanIdol.com/vote; you have to be at least 16 years of age and resident in the U.S., Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands. Remember, you can reallocate your votes throughout the show or afterwards based on the performances and comments by judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie; just be sure to hit save each time that you do so.

To vote via text, you must send the corresponding contestant number to “21523.”

Jovin Webb: text “2” to 21523

Louis Knight: text “5” to 21523

Makayla Phillips: text “6” to 21523

Francisco Martin: text “12” to 21523

Sophia James: text “13” to 21523

Dillon James: text “15” to 21523

Arthur Gunn: text “16” to 21523

Julia Gargano: text “17” to 21523

Grace Leer: text “18” to 21523

Just Sam: text “19” to 21523

Jonny West: text “20” to 21523

Which of the Top 11 artists — Julia Gargano, Arthur Gunn, Dillon James, Just Sam, Louis Knight, Grace Leer, Francisco Martin, Makayla Phillips, Sophia James Wackerman, Jovin Webb or Jonny West — do you want to see go all the way? If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to vote for the winner of season 18 in our poll below.

SEE ‘American Idol’ Winners: Where Are They Now (Seasons 1 – 17)?

And be sure to make your predictions so that the contestants can see how they’re faring in our racetrack odds. You can keep changing your predictions until just before the next episode airs on ABC. You’ll compete to win a spot on our leaderboard and a $100 Amazon gift card. See our contest rules and sound off with other fans in our reality TV forum. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

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