New American Idol May 14 & 15, 2023 Episodes Preview Revealed
Hey, “American Idol” fans. We are back at you to let you guys know that ABC will be dishing up some new episodes of American Idol both tonight, May 14, 2023 and tomorrow night, May 15, 2023. That’s right, guys. Tonight’s new episode will be the 18th one for American Idol’s current season 21, and tomorrow’s episode will be episode 19. We’ve got some new preview information for both of these episodes.
The ABC folks put out official press releases for these episodes. So, we’re going to certainly take a look at those for this preview session, starting with the one for tonight’s new, May 14, 2023 edition. Let’s go.
In tonight’s new, May 14, 2023 episode, you guys are going to see the remaining 5 contestants hit the stage to perform. The theme for tonight’s performances is Disney night. That means all the contestants will perform songs from Disney’s catalog of movies and other productions. These will be LIVE performances.
American actress and singer Sofia Carson is going to show up to mentor the contestants in this episode at the Disneyland Resort. Also, you guys are going to get a musical performance from American singer-songwriter and actress Halle Bailey. The final 3 contestants will be revealed after all the performances are wrapped. Unfortunately, that means 2 more contestants will get eliminated in tonight’s new episode.
ABC’s official description for tonight’s new, May 14, 2023 episode of American Idol reads like this, “American Idol (Disney Night) LIVE. The top five perform Disney classics live and America votes for the top three. Sofia Carson mentors the contestants at Disneyland Resort. Halle Bailey performs.”
An alternate description tells us, “Celebrate the magic of Disney as the Top 5 contestants perform songs from the iconic Disney songbook LIVE while America votes for the Top 3 contestants headed to the finale.”
We also got some additional info from the MJSbigblog.com people for tonight’s new episode. They’re telling us that each of the remaining 5 contestants will sing a total of two Disney songs tonight.
The final five conetstants are: Colin Stough, Megan Danielle, Iam Tongi, Wé Ani and Zachariah Smith. The judges: Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan will all be back tonight. There will also be a musical performance from American singer-songwriter and actress Sara Bareilles. She’s going to open the show with a special rendition of “When You Wish Upon a Star” song. Halle Bailey will perform “Part of Your World” song from The Little Mermaid.
MJSbigblog also got a hold of the song list for the final 5 contestants tonight. Colin Stough is going to sing “Real Gone” song from Cars and “Nobody Knows” song by The Lumineers from Pete’s Dragon.
Iam Tongi will sing, “Lava” song from Lava and “Father and Son” son by Cat Stevens from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 movie.
Megan Danielle will sing, “Carried Me With You” song from Onward and “You Can’t Stop the Girl” song by Bebe Rexha from Maleficent: Mistress of Evilmovie. Wé Ani will sing, “Into the Unknown” song from Frozen II and “The Climb” song by Miley Cyrus from Hannah Montana: The Movie. Zachariah Smith will sing, “Just Can’t Wait to be King” song from The Lion King and “Life is a Highway” song from Cars movie.
ABC’s press release confirmed that American Idol is brand new tonight, May 14, 2023, and it’s scheduled to hit your TV sets at approximately 7 pm central standard time.
As for tomorrow’s new, May 15, 2023 episode of American Idol, it will be another 2-hour episode. However, there will be no LIVE performances in this one. It’ll be more of a documentary-style episode as it will feature never-before-seen footage of the finalists for this season. This episode will take a deep look at the journey that the contestants had to take from their hometowns all the way to Hollywood.
ABC’s official description for the May 15, 2023 episode of American Idol season 21 reads like this, “AMERICAN IDOL: (Journey to the Finale). What does it take to become the next American Idol? Featuring never-before-seen footage of this season’s finalists, this special episode takes a deeper look at the journeys from hometown to Hollywood for this season’s contestants.”
ABC’s press release confirmed that American Idol will be brand new again tomorrow night, May 15, 2023, and it’s scheduled to air on your TV sets, starting at approximately 8 pm central standard time. So, it will air a little bit later tomorrow night.
Alright, guys. That is going to do it for this latest, “American Idol” TV show, preview report, but definitely stay tuned for more.
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