American Idol

Season 9 Episode 33

Idol Gives Back Part 2, & One Finalist Gets Eliminated Live

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Apr 21, 2010 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • The following are a list of the special performances:

      -Top 12-"Keeping the Dream Alive" by Münchener Freiheit
      -Black Eyed Peas-"Rock That Body"
      -Jeff Beck and Joss Stone with the Jubilation Choir-"I Put a Spell on You" by  Screamin' Jay Hawkins
      -Alicia Keys-"Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)" and "Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down"
      -Annie Lennox-"Universal Child" *Annie Lennox was scheduled to make an appearance and perform live on the show, however, the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull which began on April 14, 2010 caused chaos across Europe with every flight being grounded. Due to this Lennox could not make it to perform but instead a video was played featuring her vocals of the song she was going to sing.
      -Mary J. Blige and the Star Band (Consisting of: Randy Jackson, Orianthi, Travis Barker, Steve Vai, Monte Nuble and Ron Fair)-"Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zepplin
      -Elton John-"Your Song"