American Idol 2012 (Season 11) Top 6 finalists perform, sing ‘Queen’ songs (Video)

By on Apr 26, 2012 in Entertainment, Music, Television, United States Comments

Updated: April 27, 2012 9:15 a.m.

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The American Idol 2012 Top 6 finalists performed on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 and honored the legendary rock band Queen, a week after Colton Dixon was eliminated. Videos of some of the performances are available below.



American Idol 2012 Top 6 finalists
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As featured at Fox on Wednesday night, the remaining American Idol Season 11 finalists sang two songs each; one is a choice of their own and other is a classic song by Queen, the iconic rock band having the late Freddie Mercury as its lead singer.

On the first part of the show, the six American Idol 2012 finalists performed with the Queen‘s original members, guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, for the medley of the band’s songs including “Another One Bites The Dust”, “We Will Rock You”, and “We Are The Champions”.

Later, each of the six contestants performed solo on Round 1 singing a Queen song, with Jessica Sanchez singing first and belted Freddie Mercury‘s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody‘. The Round 2 was songs from their own choices.

Sanchez, also noted to be a front-runner finalist, sang “Dance With My Father” by Luther Vandross, which was said to be dedicated to her father, was well-received by the judges and fans, as well as Richard Marx, who originally produced and co-wrote the said song.

Below is the list of names of the remaining American Idol Season 11 Top 6 finalists, according to the sequence of their performances and the songs they performed in both rounds.

For Round 1:

* Jessica Sanchez – Bohemian Rhapsody
* Skylar Laine – The Show Must Go On
* Joshua Ledet – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
* Elise Testone – I Want It All
* Phillip Phillips – Fat Bottomed Girls
* Hollie Cavanagh – Save Me

For Round 2:

* Jessica Sanchez – Dance With My Father
* Skylar Laine – Tattoos On This Town
* Joshua Ledet – Ready For Love
* Elise Testone – Bold As Love
* Phillip Phillips – The Stone
* Hollie Cavanagh – The Climb

Related post: Jessica Sanchez on American Idol 2012 Top 6 performance night, sings Queen song “Bohemian Rhapsody” (Video)


Skylar Laine sings ‘The Show Must Go On’ on American Idol 2012 Top 6 performance night
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Joshua Ledet sings ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’ on American Idol 2012 Top 6 performance night
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Elise Testone sings ‘I Want It All’ on American Idol 2012 Top 6 performance night
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Phillip Phillips sings ‘Fat Bottomed Girls’ on American Idol 2012 Top 6 performance night
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Hollie Cavanagh sings ‘Save Me’ on American Idol 2012 Top 6 performance night
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