DeAndre Brackensick singing at Top 8 American Idol
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DeAndre Brackensick was eliminated from American Idol 2012, after his performance of “I Like It” by DeBarge at the Top 8 performance show. Jennifer voted “save” but Steven and Randy did not. This was revealed in the video uploaded at the American Idol website. April 5, 2012.
Although DeAndre’s previous performance earned the raves of music pundits, like the three judges:
“It was exceptional.”
“It was the perfect song for you. One of the best performances…”
“I liked it a lot.”
When the votes were tallied; however, DeAndre got the lowest votes, and was eliminated from the Top 8 American Idol contenders.He was voted out by millions of American Idol Season 11 viewers. The judges were given one vote during the season to save any of the AI contestants but it has not been used to date. Only Jennifer Lopez voted for him to be saved.
In the Top 8 performance show, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet gave a powerful duet that had made viewers watch in awe, at what Steven said as a performance that defies judging.
DeAndre performs for Top 8, American Idol 2012.
DeAndre Singing, Top 8 American Idol 2012
Video Credit: American Idol/Fox
Below is the American Idol video of DeAndre Brackensick singing his last song for a save.