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Sofia Carson Kicked Off 'American Idol' With a 'Pinch Me' Performance - Watch!

Sofia Carson Kicked Off 'American Idol' With a 'Pinch Me' Performance - Watch!

Sofia Carson delivered a beautiful performance at the top of the hour on American Idol on Sunday night (May 2)!

The 28-year-old actress and singer sang “A Whole New World” with the Top 9 finalists for Disney night.

“a wish come true💫 thank you from the bottom of my heart @americanidol. honored to have opened your show. honored to have shared the stage with your extraordinary top 9. pinch me please,” Sofia shared on Instagram following her appearance.

If you missed it, you can catch Sofia‘s performance right here. See below!

Just a couple of days before, Sofia released a new remix for her song “Fool’s Gold.” Check out the “Tiesto 24K Gold Edition” now!

The Disney star recently opened up about recording the upcoming Descendants: The Royal Wedding special.


Sofia Carson Performs with the Top 9 on ‘American Idol’

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Wyatt Pike Reveals Why He Unexpectedly Left 'American Idol'

Wyatt Pike Reveals Why He Unexpectedly Left 'American Idol'

'American Idol' Shares New Teaser of Claudia Conway's Audition

'American Idol' Shares New Teaser of Claudia Conway's Audition

'American Idol' Alums Gabby Barrett & Cade Foehner Are Having a Daughter!

'American Idol' Alums Gabby Barrett & Cade Foehner Are Having a Daughter!

Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner have happy news to share!

The American Idol stars, who originally met when they appeared together on Season 16 of the show in 2018 and married in 2019, are welcoming their first child together, People reported Sunday (August 16).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Gabby Barrett

“We are very excited. The Lord has blessed us with a little one, and we’re really excited to finally be able to share the news with everybody and just have a big old family celebration about it,” Gabby said to the outlet.

The two are expecting a daughter, due early in 2021.

“I get to have two Gabbys! Ones not enough,” Cade said.

“[We're going to] create a culture of Jesus Christ around our kids and show how we are to live in accordance with his lordship over the Earth,” he explained of their family.

“We were in Texas visiting Cade‘s side of his family. And it’s funny, because I did not think that I was. Around lunchtime, I remember taking the test and my eyes nearly crossed! I was like, ‘Wait, is that two lines?’ I came running out to Cade and was just like, ‘Oh my gosh, I think I am.’ That’s all that I said, and he knew what that meant. I started crying, and it was very sweet,” Gabby explained of finding out she was pregnant.

She also revealed that it has been “challenging in a way of it not being normally how it goes” amid the pandemic.

“I have to go to some appointments, unfortunately, without my husband, which is really sad. But I mean, if that’s what keeps the baby safe, then that’s what we’re going to do. We’ve just been trying to find ways to really work with it, because that’s all we can do at this point.”

She also revealed her current craving: “I am very much into that salty-vinegar taste, that tart kind of bitter taste.”

Congratulations to the happy couple!

These stars are also expecting babies…

Maddie Poppe Makes an 'American Idol' Finale Appearance, Despite Past Issues

Maddie Poppe Makes an 'American Idol' Finale Appearance, Despite Past Issues

When former winner Maddie Poppe made an appearance during the American Idol finale on Sunday night (May 19), you may not have realized that this was actually a pretty big deal after what’s been happening recently.

There have reportedly been some issues between Maddie and the show after her appearance on the Disney-themed episode back in April.

Maddie and her boyfriend, fellow season 16 finalist Caleb Lee Hutchinson, performed a brief duet of “A Whole New World” and the show failed to mention that her debut album Whirlwind was set to be released on May 17.

A week later, Maddie tweeted her frustration when no mention of the album was made during the next episode either. She wrote, “Was waiting for ‘ALSO from last week, our season 16 winner has an album coming out May 17th’….”

Maddie later added, “Unfortunately, I won’t be returning to perform for the finale.”

To add fuel to the fire, the next week, third place finalist Gabby Barrett performed her new single on the show and was given time to plug her new record deal with Warner Brothers Nashville.

While Maddie ended up appearing on the Idol finale, Variety reports that she was “devastated” that she wasn’t given a chance to perform her own song on the show.

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American Idol Reveals Who Made The Top 20 for Season 17

American Idol Reveals Who Made The Top 20 for Season 17

American Idol just revealed the Top 20!

If you missed the weekend episode, the show headed to Hawaii for the showcase round performances from Disney’s Aulani Resort & Spa, where the list was cut in half.

Now, 20 are headed back to Los Angeles and will perform in front of a live audience from The Wiltern starting tonight, April 1st.

Voting will kick off for home audiences on April 15th.

Click inside to see which singers made the Top 20 on American Idol season 17…

American Idol's Gabby Barrett & Cade Foehner Are Engaged!

American Idol's Gabby Barrett & Cade Foehner Are Engaged!

Congrats to Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner – they just got engaged!

The couple, who met on while competing on American Idol in season 1 on ABC, revealed their engagement with People magazine.

“I did not see this coming,” Gabby shared with People about how Cade proposed while they revisited the room where they first met during their Idol days.

She added about her first impression of Cade, “I thought he was cute, but I didn’t think there was going to be anything that came out of it.

“Her love for God — that rocked my world from the start,” Cade added. “Her humility and who she is as a woman is wrapped up in her beliefs in God. Having that pushes you to want to be humble and want to live a life like Christ. She’s absolutely captivating. I’ve known for quite a while that I want to spend my life with her. I could literally stare in her eyes for a million years and could not get tired of that.”

Another couple was born from the first season of American Idol, too – winner Maddie Poppe and runner up Caleb Lee Hutchinson.