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'American Idol' Announces Live Tour 2018 Featuring Kris Allen - See the Dates!

American Idol is hitting the road!

The long-running reality TV competition announced on Sunday night (May 6) that the Top 7 finalists from the current season of Idol, along with special guest Season 8 winner Kris Allen, will be hitting the road later this year.

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Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Catie Turner, Gabby Barrett, Jurnee, Maddie Poppe and Michael J. Woodard will all be joining Kris on the 40+ city tour, which kicks off in July in Redding, Calif. and wraps up in September in Washington DC.

ABC Boy Band winners In Real Life will also be joining the Top 7 on select dates.

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Katy Perry Threw Her Chair Because This 'American Idol' Singer Was So Good

One of the performances during the solo round of American Idol‘s Hollywood Week was so good that Katy Perry threw her chair off the stage in excitement!

20-year-old bowling alley attendant Michael J. Woodard from Philadelphia performed the song “Maybe This Time” from the Broadway show Cabaret and blew all the judges away.

At one point during the song, Michael did a spin that brought the judges to their feet!

“Where the heck did he come from?!” Katy said three times after the performance. Watch it below!