Joshua Ledet performed “You Rise Me Up” by Josh Grobin on American Idol the Top 4 California Dreamin’ night. Did you miss tonight’s episode? If you did we watched it and we recapped it here for you. On last week’s show Skylar Laine was sent home. If you missed the show you can read our full and detailed recap here. If you missed any of the performances from last week you can see them here.
On tonight’s show Idol producer, Nigel Lithgoe announced on Twitter that the contestants first song would be from bands or singers from California and second, songs “I wish I had written” (or FREE choice).
The contestants remaining in the competition are: Phillip Phillips; Jessica Sanchez; Joshua Ledet and Hollie Cavanagh.
Joshua Ledet is another Idol hopeful that got turned away in season 10, but his rejection was during the auditions; thank goodness he tried out again because he is clearly one of the top contenders in this season. Joshua is dedicating this song to his father, he is singing “You Raise Me Up” By Josh Groban.
Judges Comments: Randy: “I am really happy that you came back, if you are a great artist you can sing anything, everything that you do I am excited to see, you are going to have a gi-normous career”. Jennifer: “OMG, this is going to be so interesting from now to the end, we have amazing singers. What can I say, another great performance, I loved the drama, really really great and please keep it consistent to the end”. Steven: “I’m really glad you got on that plane, you sang your little tush off, the world is accepting you like nobody’s business”.
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Check out the video below and let us know what you thought of his performance? Was it enough for him to make it through for another week? Sound out in the comments below and let us know your thoughts.