American Idol Reveals Final Two!

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By Shari Weiss

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“American Idol” has its Top 2 finalists of Season 13! The big reveal was made on a super-suspenseful results show on Thursday.

As Gossip Cop previously reported, Jena Irene, Alex Preston, and Caleb Johnson faced off on Wednesday with three rounds of performances. Viewers then got to vote for which singers they wanted to see compete in next week’s finale.

Millions of votes were cast and tallied. In the end… Preston was eliminated! Irene and Johnson are going to the finale!

Irene and Johnson were thrilled, of course, but also disappointed for Preston, a dark horse candidate who had impressed the judges throughout the season with his musicality.

On Wednesday, Preston had performed “Pompeii” by Bastille, “Story of My Life” by One Direction, and “Stay” by Rihanna and Mikky Ekko. It was the “Stay” performance that really had the panel raving and expressing confidence in Preston’s talents.

So, did viewers not agree? Or did they just like Irene and Preston more? There’s really no way to tell. Interestingly, though, prior to tonight, Preston had never been in jeopardy before, never having placed in the Bottom Three or Bottom Two. Of course, at this point in the season, it’s a lot tougher to survive.

Check out video of the announcement below. Are you shocked by the results?!


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