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'American Idol' 2022: Top 3 Contestants Revealed, 2 Eliminated During Carrie Underwood Night

SPOILER ALERT- Do not read ahead if you haven’t watched the latest episode of American Idol!!

Two more contestants have eliminated from season 20 of American Idol and the Top 3 have been revealed!

During the episode that aired on Sunday (May 15), the Top 5 contestants took to the stage two perform two songs – the first was a song by Carrie Underwood and the second was a song of their choice.

The Top 5 contestants traveled to Las Vegas to watch Carrie – who won season four of Idol - perform during her residency at Resorts World. After her show, Carrie met with the contestants to give them tips about performing her songs.

America voted for their favorites throughout the show and the bottom two were eliminated at the end of the night.

New episodes of American Idol air at 8pm ET on Sundays on ABC.

Click through the slideshow to see who was safe and who was eliminated on tonight’s American Idol…

'American Idol' 2022: Top 5 Contestants Revealed, 2 Eliminated During Mother's Day Episode

Two more contestants have eliminated from American Idol‘s latest season and the Top 5 have been revealed.

During the episode that aired on Sunday (May 8), the Top 7 contestants took to the stage for two performances – the first performances of the night were of a viral TikTok song and the second performance was a song dedicated to their moms in honor of Mother’s Day.

At the very beginning of the episode, host Ryan Seacrest announced that two of the contestants had tested positive for COVID-19.

America voted for their favorites throughout the show and the bottom two were eliminated at the end of the night.

New episodes of American Idol air at 8pm ET on Sundays on ABC.

Click through the slideshow to see who was safe and who was eliminated on tonight’s American Idol…

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'American Idol' 2022: Two Contestants Test Positive for COVID-19 Ahead of Top 7 Performances

It has just been announced that two of the American Idol contestants have tested positive for COVID-19.

At the beginning of the episode that aired on Sunday (May 8), host Ryan Seacrest announced that two contestants of this season’s Top 7 have tested positive for the virus. Despite not being able to perform on stage, the two contestants will still have their performances aired during the show.

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The Top 10 Richest 'American Idol' Contestants, Ranked from Lowest to Highest

American Idol is a superstar-making machine, and it’s proven profitable for many of its participants, too.

Ever since launching the career of Kelly Clarkson all the way back in 2002, the long-running singing competition series has resulted in successful, lucrative runs for several contestants on the show – and many of the biggest names weren’t even necessarily the winners!

Since their seasons, so many contestants have released hit singles and albums, won awards, and made transitions into film and TV work, as well as racking up big endorsement deals and launching successful side ventures.

We took a look back through the years and rounded up the Top 10 most wealthy American Idol alums based on the data online, and ranked them from lowest to highest.

Scroll through to find out which American Idol stars have the highest net worth…

'American Idol' Reunion Special 2022: Performers Lineup Revealed!

The 20th anniversary of American Idol will be celebrated tonight with a reunion special airing on ABC!

The Great Idol Reunion will kick off on Monday (May 2) at 8pm and the special will feature many of your favorite stars from years past.

Former judges Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul are set to return as special guests for the evening.

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Katy Perry Reveals How She Squeezed Into Ariel Costume for 'Idol' Disney Night (Video)

Katy Perry is giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at how she squeezed into that Ariel costume for Disney Night on American Idol.

The 37-year-old singer dressed up as the Little Mermaid character and the costume was so tight that she could barely move in it.

“some BTS of a lil Sunday sushi,” Katy captioned a series of photos and videos that show her trying to squeeze into the costume.

Katy can be seen getting assistance from hair stylist Rick Henry, makeup artist Michael Anthony, costume designer Heather Picchiottino, wig designer Philmah, and stylist Zoe╠ł Heller.

Make sure to check out the moment when Katy fell out of her chair while trying to place her feet (or fins!) on the judges’ table.

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'American Idol' 2022: Top 7 Contestants Revealed, 3 Eliminated on Disney Night

Three more contestants have been eliminated from American Idol‘s latest season and the Top 7 have been revealed.

It was Disney Night on Sunday (May 1) and the Top 10 all performed songs from the Disney songbook. For the first time ever, someone performed a villain song on Idol‘s Disney show.

Katy Perry dressed up in costume as Ariel from The Little Mermaid and had an unfortunate mishap at the top of the show when she accidentally fell out of her chair, backwards.

America voted for their favorites throughout the show and the bottom three were eliminated at the end of the night.

Click through the slideshow to see who was safe and who was eliminated on tonight’s American Idol…