UPDATE: Phillip Phillips is American Idol Season 11 winner. Click here for more details.
American Idol 2012: Joshua Ledet eliminated
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The Grand Finale of the American Idol 2012 is set on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. American Idol Season 11 Finalists Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips will be making their American Idol final performance on Tuesday, May 22 after Joshua Ledet was eliminated Thursday, May 17.
During Wednesday’s American Idol 2012 elimination, the Top 3 finalists sang three songs each. Joshua was given a standing ovation after he sang “I’d Rather Go Blind” by Etta James in Round 1.
On Thursday, American Idol finalists Phillip, Jessica, and Joshua sang The Beatles song “Got To Get You Into My Life”.
Below is an AOL video of the announcement of the 2012 American Idol Top 2 finalists.
Watch American Idol on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.
American Music Awards 2011 Artist of the Year winner is two-time awardee Taylor Swift. The 39th Annual AMA night had several notable performances from different artists, on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
Below is the complete list of American Music Awards 2011 winners.
- Artist of the Year – Taylor Swift
- Pop/Rock Music
- Favorite Male Artist – Bruno Mars
- Favorite Female Artist – Katy Perry
- Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Maroon 5
- Favorite Album – Adele, “21″
- Sprint New Artist of the Year – Hot Chelle Rae
- Country Music
- Favorite Female Artist – Taylor Swift
- Favorite Album – Taylor Swift, “Speak Now”
- Favorite Band, Duo or Group – Lady Antebellum
- Rap/Hip-Hop Music
- Favorite Artist – Nicki Minaj
- Favorite Album – Nicki Minaj, “Pink Friday”
- Soul/R&B Music
- Favorite Female Artist – Beyonce
- Favorite Album – Rihanna, “Loud”
- Latin Music
- Favorite Artist – Jennifer Lopez
Nicki Minaj performed “Turn Me On” with David Guetta and her hit single “Superbass” before receiving her hip-hop music award of the night.
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Other notable performances came from Chris Brown (“All Black” and “Say It With Me”), Enrique with Ludacris (“Tonight (I’m Lovin You)”).
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