American Idol’s performance show took place on Wednesday, April 18 (8:00-10:00 The Top Seven –Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone – return to the Idol stage to perform for America’s votes. Each contestant performed two songs. The first was a song from 2000-to-the-present. The second was a soul classic. The second part of the show dedicated to the late Don Cornelius, the creator of Soul Train. Host Ryan Seacrest opened the show with a dedication to his mentor and friend Dick Clark who passed away on Wednesday.
Tonight, Thursday, April 19 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the live results show will be the end for one Top Seven finalist who will be sent home. In addition, LMFAO performs their smash hit, “Sorry For Party Rocking,” and American Idol Season Eight winner Kris Allen performs his new single, “The Vision Of Love.”
“The Vision Of Love” is the lead single “The Vision of Love:” from his forthcoming album “Thank You Camellia”.
“The Vision of Love” was co-written by Kris Allen with Nasri and Adam Messinger and produced by Nasri and Messinger (Chris Brown/Justin Bieber), “The Vision of Love” available now at iTunes and all digital retailers, illustrates Kris’ talent as a singer and songwriter. Kris’ hit single from his debut album “Live Like We’re Dying” peaked at #3 at Hot AC and went Top 10 at Pop.
The forthcoming album Thank You Camellia is set for release on May 22, 2012 (*US date, intl dates may vary) and is available for pre-order now at www.krisallenofficial.com.
Allen co-wrote every song on Thank You Camellia and has been involved in the production aspect of the recording process, as well. He is currently in the studio working with top-notch producers and co-writers including Tim Pagnotta (former lead singer of Sugarcult and producer of “Animal” by the Neon Trees); Curt Schneider (Augustana, Five for Fighting); Nasri & Adam Messinger, (Chris Brown/Justin Bieber); Kevin Kadish (Jason Mraz, Rob Thomas); Boots Ottestad (Andy Grammar, Robbie Williams); among others.
Since winning the 2009 season of American Idol, Allen has enjoyed five singles on the Billboard charts. His self-titled debut album featured his hit single “Live Like We’re Dying” which has combined digital sales of over 1.7 million. Since the release of his album he has toured with Keith Urban, Maroon 5, Barenaked Ladies, Lifehouse as well as headlining his own club tour.
For more information on Kris, please visit:http://www.krisallenofficial.com/
LMFAO is an electro-hip hop band artists formed in Los Angeles: They consists of a DJ and a rapper, that Redfoo (Stefan Gordy) and Sky Blue (Skyler Gordy), respectively the son and the grandson of producer and forme Motown president Berry Gordy. The GRAMMY® nominated electro hip-hop duo LMFAO celebrated a successful 2011. Their sophomore album “Sorry For Party Rocking” was released and produced sev hit singles. “Party Rock Anthem” was the official song of the summer spending 6 weeks at #1 and their single “Sexy & I Know It” topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart. LMFAO has surpassed 10 million units in total single sales worldwide from their sophomore album.
For more information on LMFAO, please visit: http://www.lmfaomusic.com/