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Huge 'American Idol' Twist Revealed for Season 19, Will Totally Change the Competition!

Huge 'American Idol' Twist Revealed for Season 19, Will Totally Change the Competition!

Ryan Seacrest unveiled a big American Idol twist during tonight’s episode and he says it will be the “biggest shake-up” in the show’s history.

The 19th season’s Top 12 will be announced by the end of the April 12 episode and then during the episode airing on Sunday (April 18), the Top 9 will be revealed.

Something big is going to be happening during the Monday night episode on April 19.

Click inside to find out what’s happening…

“On Monday, it’s the biggest shake-up in Idol history. Since they didn’t get their moment last year, we’re inviting 10 finalists back from last season to finally perform on the big stage. You get to vote one of them into this season’s competition.

Ryan is calling it the “most unique top 10 we’ve ever had.” See the contestants and their song choices below…

There are plenty of shocks happening this season on American Idol and we learned tonight that one of the contestants had to drop out of the competition. Wyatt Pike decided to leave the show and we found a recent Instagram post that gives a clue to what happened.

You’ve also gotta see the surprising comment that Paula Abdul made about Simon Cowell while appearing as a guest judge for the Top 12 episode.

See the contestants and their song choices below… (via Billboard)

Faith Becnel: “Cry Baby” (Janis Joplin)
Franklin Boone: “Meant to Live” (Switchfoot)
DeWayne Crocker Jr.: “Voice of God” (Dante Bowe feat. Steffany Gretzinger & Chandler Moore)
Cyniah Elise: “Edge of Midnight (Midnight Sky Remix)” (Miley Cyrus feat. Stevie Nicks)
Arthur Gunn: “Iris” (Goo Goo Dolls)
Aliana Jester: “I’ll Never Love Again” (Lady Gaga)
Louis Knight: “Maybe That” (Louis Knight)
Nick Merico: “City Lights” (Nick Merico)
Makayla Phillips: “Anyone” (Demi Lovato)
Olivia Ximines: “Say Yes” (Michelle Williams feat. Beyonce╠ü & Kelly Rowland)

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