CS4U Chats with the “American Idol” Top 12 Contestants – Watch the Videos!

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CelebSecrets4U goes backstage for the first week of live shows for American Idol XIV!

Last night, the show began with Empire‘s Taraji P. Hensen bringing host Ryan Seacrest the envelope with the names of contestants who will be performing that evening. Top 10 – Tyanna JonesQuentin AlexanderClark BeckhamDaniel SeaveyMaddie WalkerJaxQaassim MiddletonAdanna DuruJoey Cook and Rayvon Owen – then performed for judges Harry Conick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez, and Keith Urban and America’s votes.

WATCH: American Idol XIV’s Top 12 Perform LIVE for the First Time

In between the performances, Jussie Smollett & Yazz performed their number one single “No Apologies,” which can be found on the season one soundtrack for Empire, for America, the judges, and contestants.

With only one spot left and two contestants remaining, it was time for Ryan Seacrest to announce who will be returning to American Idol next week. Nick Fradiani was saved thanks to America’s votes and performed an acoustic version of Aloe Blacc’s “Wake Me Up” for Jennifer, Harry, and Keith. Sarina-Joi Crowe was still able to perform for America and the judges, hoping to receive a save from either Jennifer, Harry, or Keith. Unfortunately, the judges did not save Sarina-Joi and her journey on American Idol ended this evening.

Make sure to tune in next Thursday at 8PM to see your favorites perform!

Interviews with the Top 12 below…


Joey Cook & Quentin Alexander Interview

JAX & Clark Beckham Interview

Adanna Duru & Daniel Seavey Interview

Qaasim Middleton & Nick Fradiani Interview

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.