1 Of 8 Voted Off - Recap

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Results night and Casey Abrams, Lauren Alaina, James Durbin, Haley Reinhart, Jacob Lusk, Scotty McCreery, Paul McDonald, and Stefano Langone are in danger of going home tonight. Ryan comes out and tells that 53 Million people voted last night and says that Jason Aldine and Kelly Clarkson are going to be singing a duet together and says that Rihanna is also performing tonight.

They kick the show off with Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery singing a song from Lady Antebellum and afterward they show a clip of how the contestants got to be Zombies in the New Ford music video and then they show the finished product.

Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams sing a jazzy hit and Randy and the other judges give them a standing ovation. They get their judgments and Lauren and Scotty are called to the stage as well. After the nationwide vote, Scotty and Lauren are safe. One of them is in the bottom three. The one in the bottom three is Haley.

Rob Reiner comes in to meet the contestants and he talks about the iconic music that has been in movies and there have been people in Idol who have been in movies. He tells that Casey could be Seth Rogan’s younger bass playing brother. Kelly Clarkson and Jason Aldine sing “Don’t You Wanna Stay” and it is worthy of the many awards they have won. Afterward, Kelly tells that Ryan his rephrasing her Tweets.

Jacob, Stefano, Paul, and James sing “Sound of Silence” and “Mrs. Robinson”. After the song, they have the results. James is sent back to safety. The two in the bottom three are Stefano and Paul.

Riannah performs “California King” and it is great as she always does. Ryan goes up to her and talks about her tour and she says that they are building a section to the stage and the fans will get to be on the stage.

The final results with Haley, Stefano, and Paul are underway and Haley gets sent back to the safety of the couches. The person leaving them tonight is Paul McDonald. He sings “Maggie May” at the request of Jennifer.