“American Idol” is drawing inspiration from one of the most famous songwriting teams of all time. Tonight’s broadcast of the FOX singing competition will feature “Idol” contestants performing material from the Lennon-McCartney songbook. The former Beatles members collaborated on an estimated 180 songs as both singer-songwriters, contributing music and lyrics. The Fab Four-themed broadcast follows “Idol’s” March 16th episode which featured songs by The Rolling Stones. “Idol’s” nine remaining finalists will take on the challenge tonight, beginning at 8:00 p.m. Eastern on FOX.
Here is a list of the remaining “American Idol” season nine finalists.
Crystal Bowersox — Elliston, OH
Katie Stevens — Middlebury, CT
Siobhan Magnus — Barnstable, MA
Andrew Garcia — Moreno Valley, CA
Aaron Kelly — Sonestown, PA
Casey James — Fort Worth, TX
Lee DeWyze — Mount Prospect, IL
Michael Lynche — Astoria, NY
Tim Urban — Duncanville, TX