Another Singing Hopeful Is Eliminated

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Notes (1)

  • Starting with this week, Ford sends the contestants on a new Fiesta Mission each week. This week they taught a group of elementary school aged kids "Gone, Gone, Gone" by Phillip Phillips, and then heard them perform it. It seems as if these videos replace the Ford Music Videos of the past.

Trivia (8)

  • After finding out he got the least amount of votes Devin sang¬†"Somos Novios (It's Impossible)".

  • Colton Dixon performed "Love Has Come For Me", OneRepublic Ft. Katharine McPhee performed "If I Lose Myself" and Keith Urban performed "Long Hot Summer". Keith Urban becomes the fourth Judge to perform, after Paula Abdul, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.

  • The Group Number was "Old Time Rock and Roll" by Bob Seger.

  • This episode's Live Tweet question was "Should the Judges use the Save?" and the options were #IdolSave and #IdolGoodbye.

  • There were 26 million votes.

  • This episode's Twitter hashtags were:¬†#idoltop8, #ColtonOnIdol and #IdolKU.

  • Voted Off: Devin Velez

  • Bottom 3:
    3. Burnell Taylor
    2. Lazaro Arbos
    1. Devin Velez

Allusions (1)

  • Jimmy: It seems as if there is a new boy band, and their name is Wrong Direction.

    This is a reference to UK Pop Group One Direction.