American Idol turns 20 this 12 months. Although the precise twentieth anniversary isn’t till June (when this season can have completed), ABC is celebrating early with The Great Idol Reunion on Monday, Might 2.
The particular will see fan-favorite contestants return for what the community is billing as “a night of unforgettable performances.”
ABC this weekend will even air its yearly Disney Night on Sunday, Might 1, wherein this 12 months’s prime 10 will raid the Mouse Home vaults to carry out their takes on traditional Disney songs.
The Idol contestant’s songs have already been revealed hits from classics like The Little Mermaid and from more moderen hits like Onward and Moana.
Which Songs Are Being Carried out on this Yr’s American Idol Disney Night?
Per ABC, the next contestants are singing the next.
- Nicolina Bozzo – “Poor Unfortunate Souls” from The Little Mermaid
- Jay Copeland – “Remember Me” from Coco
- Emyrson Flora – “Carried Me with You” from Onward
- Christian Guardino – “Circle of Life” from The Lion King
- Fritz Hager – “Go the Distance” from Hercules
- HunterGirl – “I See the Light” from Tangled
- Girl Ok – “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana
- Leah Marlene – “When She Loved Me” from Toy Story 2
- Mike Parker – “You’ll Be in My Heart” from Tarzan
- Noah Thompson– “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” from Toy Story
Of those, 5 songs had been additionally carried out final 12 months, when Arthur Gunn sang “Remember Me,” Cassandra Coleman supplied her rendition of “Go the Distance,” Hunter Metts carried out “You’ll Be in My Heart,” Willie Spence did “Circle of Life,” whereas Casey Bishop took to the stage to do “When She Loved Me.” Coleman ended up being eradicated, so Hager will certainly be hoping that the Hercules observe can serve him higher.
Derek Hough, in the meantime, shall be returning as a mentor as the highest 10 prepares for Disney Night at California’s Disneyland Resort. ABC additionally teases: “pixie dust-powered performances and surprise guests live on the Idol stage.” Previously, Ben Platt had been introduced because the mentor.
By the top of Disney Night, 10 contestants turn into seven, with the grand finale simply three weeks away.
Who Is Acting at The Great Idol Reunion?
To this point, the next have been introduced for the twentieth anniversary particular:
- Ruben Studdard (winner, Season 2)
- Scotty McCreery (winner, Season 10)
- Jordin Sparks (winner, Season 6)
- David Prepare dinner (winner, Season 7)
- Lauren Alaina (runner-up, Season 10)
- Kris Allen (winner, Season 7)
- Maddie Poppe (winner, Season 16)
- Laine Hardy (winner, Season 17)
- Willie Spence (runner-up, Season 19)
- Caleb Lee Hutchinson (runner-up, Season 16)
- Grace Kinstler (third place, Season 19)
- Laci Kaye Sales space (prime 5, Season 17)
American Idol Season 20 airs Sundays and Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.