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Carrie Underwood Returns to 'American Idol' as a Mentor, Performs 'Cry Pretty' (Video)

Carrie Underwood hits the stage for her big return to American Idol on Sunday night (May 13) in Los Angeles.

The season four winner returned to the show as a mentor to the Top 5 for season 16 and she also opened the show by performing her song “See You Again” with the contestants.

Later in the show, Carrie performed her new single “Cry Pretty.”

“These idols are BRINGING IT tonight!!! @AmericanIdol,” Carrie tweeted during the show. At the end of the night, two contestants were eliminated to leave the final three for next week’s finale.


Carrie Underwood Sings “Cry Pretty” – American Idol

FYI: Carrie is wearing House of Emmanuele jewelry.

Click inside for the other performance… More Here! »

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Katy Perry Rocks Long Black Hair on 'American Idol' Top 5 Episode!

We can barely keep up with Katy Perry‘s ever-changing locks!

After debuting wavy black hair earlier in the month on American Idol, Katy reverted to her blonde pixie cut on the red carpet of the 2018 Met Gala. And on Sunday night’s (May 13) episode of Idol, she’s back to black again!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Katy Perry

The Witness pop superstar looked chic on the episode, where the Top 5 performed Carrie Underwood songs.

Sadly, two contestants were let go from the competition – and now we’re down to a Top 3!

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'American Idol' 2018 Spoilers: Two Contestants Eliminated!

Two contestants are going home on American Idol after another live vote from America!

During tonight’s show, contestants performed a song from the catalog of Carrie Underwood and a Mother’s Day related song.

TOP 3 REVEALED: Find out who made it to the Top 3!

While the show was airing, the public voted to help narrow down the Top 5 to the best 3 performers.

While the judges – Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan – were able to weight in on the contestants performances, the elimination was completely decided by the public!

Make sure to tune into American Idol on Sundays at 8 PM on ABC.

Click through the slideshow to find out who got eliminated…

'American Idol' 2018: Top 3 Contestants Revealed!

American Idol is down to their final three contestants!

After another live coast-to-coast broadcast, the top five contestants were narrowed down to three.

Viewers were able to cast their votes during the show, where the contestants performed a song from the catalog of Carrie Underwood and a Mother’s Day related song.

While the judges – Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan – were able to weight in on the contestants performances, the elimination was completely decided by the public!

Make sure to tune into American Idol on Sundays at 8 PM on ABC.

Click through the slideshow to meet American Idol’s top 3…

Katy Perry Is Back to Long Black Hair on 'American Idol' - See Her Latest Look!

Katy Perry has a new – well, old – look!

The Witness pop superstar returned to her roots with a long black hair look, reminiscent of her early pop debut days, on the live episode of American Idol on Sunday evening (May 6).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Katy Perry

The remaining Top 7 contestants sang Prince songs and songs from the year they were born. Find out who made it through to the Top 5!

It was recently revealed that Katy is returning to judge another season of American Idol after the show was renewed this month.

FYI: Katy is wearing a Gismondi 1754 ring and 8 Other Reasons earrings.

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