Colton Dixon: From Lead Singer of Christian Rock Band to American Idol 2012 Champion? Watch His Progress as Top 7 Idols Get Excited with “Now and Then” Theme

Colton Dixon, from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was previously the lead singer of the Messenger, a Christian Rock Band.  Is he destined to become the next American Idol 2012 Champion?  Let’s look at some facts about Colton.

Colton came from the Middle Tennessee Christian School, and is not afraid to spread the Gospel of God through his music. Although, he was “warned” that singing religious songs might “alienate” other voters, he insists that, it is what he wants to do, even after American Idol season 11.

He plays the piano well as demonstrated in his AI performance song, “I Love the Way You Lie,” which has gotten thousands of hits at YouTube.

Colton is 22; he’s well –liked on Facebook and Twitter and ranks one to date:  The American Idols 2012 updates about their followers on Facebook as of April 17, 2012 are the following:

  1. Colton Dixon – 202, 154
  2. Jessica Sanchez – 184,495
  3. Phillip Phillips – 176,068
  4. Skylar Laine – 76,500
  5. Hollie Cavanagh – 61,299
  6. Joshua Ledet – 55,746
  7. Elise Testone – 54,353

The AI contenders are excited about tomorrow’s show. Below are some tweets from the American Idol contestants, Hollie and Joshua about tomorrow’s performance:

Will Colton Dixon prevail over Jessica and Phillip? His journey is still ongoing as the Top 7 Performance Show, with the theme “Now and Then,” will be aired on Wednesday, April 18, 2012.

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