American Idol Shocker: Judges Finally Use Their Save in Results Twist! (VIDEO)

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By Shari Weiss



“American Idol” had a major twist on Thursday’s results show. The judges finally used their save!

As Gossip Cop reported, the Top 8 all performed on Wednesday, singing the same songs they originally auditioned with. Based on the viewers’ votes following the episode, host Ryan Seacrest revealed which four contestants had earned enough votes to be safe.

CJ Harris, Malaya Watson, and Sam Woolf, however, were all announced as being part of the Bottom Three. Woolf was ultimately the one in jeopardy of elimination, with Harris and Watson narrowly surviving for another week.

Woolf got the chance to perform one last time in hopes of winning the only save of the season. He had a tall order, taking on “Babylon” by David Gray.

As always, the judges were given time to deliberate after. When Jennifer Lopez announced their positive decision, the crowd, and Woolf’s fellow contestants, went wild! There was also a lot of confetti. The twist means the entire Top 8 will perform again next week. It also means it’s possible two singers will be sent home. Check out the video below!

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Alex Preston

Dexter Roberts

Caleb Johnson

Sam Woolf

C.J. Harris

Malaya Watson

Jessica Meuse

Jena Irene

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