And then there were 16.
After revealing the results of America’s votes, American Idol said goodbye to eight talented singers on Sunday night’s episode.
The remaining contestants, which make up the Top 16, went on to give a performance — but they aren’t safe for long. America is tasked, again, with voting for their favorites in hopes that they will make it through to the next round and the Top 10, which will be revealed during Monday’s show.
In addition to the Top 10 that the nation will chose, judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan, will also choose two contestants to move forward in the competition, bringing the total to 12.
Here’s who made it into the Top 16.
Roberta Flack “Killing Me Softly With His Song”
Frank Sinatra “That’s Life”
Sia “Elastic Heart”
Brandi Carlile “The Story”
Adele “Set Fire To The Rain”
Nina Simone “Feeling Good”
Kings of Leon “Use Somebody”
Chris Isaak “Wicked Game”
Chris Stapleton “Midnight Train To Memphis”
Tears For Fears “Everyone Wants To Rule The World”
Soundgarden “Black Hole Sun”
Sara Bareilles “Gravity”
Thirdstory “Searching For A Feeling”
Bon Iver “Skinny Love”
Bob Marley and The Wailers “Waiting In Vain”
Eliminated: Alana, Anilee List, Andrea Valles, Cecil Ray, Hannah Everhart, Jason Warrior, Liahona and Mary Jo Young
American Idol returns Monday at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
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