American Idol

Season 4 Episode 29

Top 8 Perform

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Apr 12, 2005 on FOX
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Top 8 Perform
Tonight the Top 8 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America 's vote and surviving another week in the competition. Tune in to see who impresses the judges and who buckles under the pressure on AMERICAN IDOL Tonights theme is: Songs from when the contestants were born. Performing Tonight is: Anthony Fedorov, Anwar Robinson, Constantine Maroulis, Harold "Bo" Bice, Scott Savol, Carrie Underwood, Nadia Turner, Vonzell Solomonmoreless

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    • TRIVIA (4)

      • Bo reveled how he got his nickname. When he was born his family thought he looked like Humphrey Bogart, so they all called him Bogart. When he went to school he changed it to just Bo, however his family still calls him Bogart.

      • After Anwar's performance Simon was cut off by the music that signals Ryan to come to center stage. He continued to talk and then after the music ended Ryan came up.

      • Ryan was still talking when they started to show Scott's clip so they had to pause it and replay it.

      • Carrie messed up some of her lyrics during her performance.

    • QUOTES (1)

    • NOTES (2)

      • Birth Year song choices were as follows:

        Anthony Federov-"Every Time You Go Away"
        Anwar Robinson-"I'll Never Love This Way Again"
        Bo Bice-"Free Bird"
        Carrie Underwood-"Love is a Battlefield"
        Constantine Maroulis-"Bohemian Rhapsody"
        Nadia Turner-"When I Dream"
        Scott Savol-"She's Gone"
        Vonzell Solomon-"Let's Hear it for the Boy"

      • Hall and Oates were in the audience tonight. They had a few hits in the '70s (including the #1 "Rich Girl" in 1977), but became the most successful duo in the '80s, with five #1 hits ("Kiss on My List," "Private Eyes," "I Can't Go for That," "Maneater," "Out of Touch") and 19 Top 40 hits in the decade. They also did the original version of Paul Young's "Everytime You Go Away" on their 1980 LP, "Voices."

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