American Idol

Season 11 Episode 20

The Second Finalist Of The Season Is Sent Home

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 15, 2012 on ABC

Episode Recap

Ryan Seacrest called Phillip Phillips, Skylar Laine, Elise Testone, and Joshua Ledet to review their performances and get to some results. Joshua Ledet was sent to safety first, followed by Phillip Phillips and Skylar Laine, all of whom made the top 10. Elise Testone was in the bottom three.

Demi Lovato was up next with her newest single Give Your Heart A Break, and then it was time for more results. Colton Dixon, Deandre Brackensick, Jessica Sanchez, and Shannon Magrane to the stage, Deandre Brackensick, Jessica Sanchez, and Colton Dixon all made the top ten. That means Shannon Magrane was in the bottom three.

Chris Daughtry and the guys rocked out their newest single Outta My Head.

Next, HeeJun Han, Hollie Cavanagh, and Erika Van Pelt were up to find out their fate. Both Hollie Cavanagh and HeeJun Han were sent off to the safety of the top 10. Erika is in the bottom 3.

Ryan Seacrest sent Elise Testone to safety. With both Shannon Magrane and Erika Van Pelt left in the bottom, Ryan Seacrest revealed that Erika Van Pelt was going to the top ten, leaving Shannon Magrane with the lowest number of votes this week. Shannon was given one more chance to sing for her life and give the judges the chance to save her. Randy informs that the judges will not be using the save on Shannon.