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Semifinalist Boys Perform - Recap

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Tonight the Top 12 Boys are performing with another boy adding to the competition making the Top 24 into the Top 25. Ryan, Randy, Steven and Jennifer come out and Ryan welcomes everyone to the LIVE shows. They have a new stage and they will be eliminating all but 5 of them with one Wild Card pick from each of the judges. The guys come out and Ryan says that the boys are going to have one more come into the night and that will be revealed toward the end of the show.

Reed Grimm is first and he says that Ellsworth, Wisconsin is a small town and says that this would change his life and says that he is going to have fun. He comes out and sings “Moves Like Jaggar”. Randy says that he is glad that it was him who decided to go with that and says that he loved the arrangement. Jennifer says that it was a good way to show who Reed is and says that it was a good start. Steven says that it was a great job and says that it was great. Reed says that he had a fun time singing it.

Adam Brock is next and he goes to his home town in Washington, Pennsylvania. He says that he is a chef and also a singer. He says that he is hoping to get the crowd moving. He comes out and sings “Think”. Afterward, Steven says that he loves that he set the bar high and says that it was brilliant. Jennifer says that she loved the big finish and says that he delivered. Randy says that he loved the throw-back vibe and sees that he is showing the Pittsburgh Stealers Pride.

Deandre Brackensick is up next and he is a senior in High School and he says that his sister is one of his biggest fans. He says that he is going to show the audience that he can sing. He comes out and sings “Reasons”. Jennifer says that she understands why the audience is going crazy and says that every note is perfect. Randy says that he is the most commercial voices and says that he is ready to go. He says that he loves it. Ryan has two girls come up to Deandre and hug him.

Colton Dixon is up next and he says that he likes to play music and shows the audience how Colton does his hair. He says that he is going to change it up. He comes out and sings “Decode”. Afterward, Randy says that he is happy that he is back and it is about time they had their own Indie Rock. He says that he loves it. Jennifer says that she really feels that he is singing from his heart and says that he is a relevant artist. Steven says that he didn’t get a chance to show his true talent last time they saw him. Colton says that it was a risky performance and hopes that he pulled it off.

Jeremy Rosado is next and he shows his home and then takes the cameras to his work. He says that he wants to have the audience feel something. He comes out and sings “Gravity”. Afterward, Steven says that was beautiful. He says that he has a big heart and says that it was great. Jennifer says that some people are just blessed and she says that she is drawn into his singing. Randy says that they have amazing “sangers” this year and says that he was impressed with him.

Aaron Marcellus is up next and he shows that he is a normal person who has a dream. He says that he never wants to stop. He comes out and sings “Never Can Say Goodbye”. Afterward, the judges and audience give him a standing ovation. Randy says that he loved the run that he did at the end and says that it was beautiful. Jennifer says that his voice takes him there and it was great. Steven says that it was great and that he raised the bar for himself. Ryan asks how that felt for Aaron and he says, “Wow.”

Chase Likens is next and he takes the camera to his house in Huntington, West Virginia. He says that he is country as any country can be. He comes out and sings “Storm Warning”. Afterward, Steven says that he has a Brendan Frasier look to him. Jennifer says that he sounded great and has grown so much in the competition. Randy says that he has skills and range and says that he is ready.

Crieghton Fraker is up next and he says that he was a Preacher’s kid and moved to New York and has always been an off-beat character. He says that he has to be who he is and nobody else. He comes out and sings “True Colors”. Afterward, Jennifer says that was beautiful and says that she can’t believe that they have to lose so many. She says that it was a perfect song for him. Steven says that it was stupendous and took the song over the top and says that it was great. Randy says that 6 of them are going home and that is going to be hard. He says that he definitely can sing.

Phillip Phillips is next and he takes the camera home to show his big family. He says that filming himself was weird. He says that he wants to be known of making music. He comes out and sings “In The Air Tonight”. Afterward, Jennifer says that there is no doubt that he is a special talent. Steven says that he has a crazy kind of voice and says that he made it beautiful. Randy says that he isn’t sure that he was jumping up and down with the arrangement, but says that he loved it and says that he is pulling for him. Ryan talks to Phillip’s dad and he tells him that it was great.

Eben Franckewitz is up next and says that he loves to joke around with people and says that his mom makes them do chores all the time. He says that missing school and his friends would be worth it. He comes out and sings “Set Fire To The Rain”. Afterward, Randy says that it wasn’t all perfect and was a couple flat notes. However he nailed the end. Jennifer says that it was a little unsure and says that he held on and says that it was really good. Steven says that he has a true voice and says that it was a little pitchy in parts. Ryan asks Eben what his strategy is. He says that he has been taking it one step at a time.

Next up Heejun Han and he takes the camera to his home and has his mom dance. He says that he helps out at a Special Needs Center and wants to show that Asians are not only good at getting good scores on the SAT’s, but also are able to melt people’s hearts. He comes out and sings “Angels”. Jennifer says that he has a voice of silk, but says that the song didn’t show that off. However, she says that he was good. Steven says that he isn’t sure that it was the right song, but he still loves the song. Randy says that he is a mad-talented guy and says that he wasn’t happy with the song choice. Ryan asks why he chose the song and Heejun says that everyone has angels.

Joshua Ledet is up next and he says that he misses the food back at home. He says that he can’t believe he is there. He comes out and sings “You Pulled Me Through”. Afterward, he gets a standing ovation from the audience and judges and Randy says that he loves him and says that this is what singing is about and says that he is a great voice. Jennifer says that he is amazing and says that it was insanely good. Steven says that he is the voice the world’s been waiting to hear. Ryan asks about what he was feeling. He says that he wants to help people out with his music.

The guy getting added to the Top Boys is Jermaine Jones. Ryan asks what Jermaine’s reaction was and he says that he was excited and overjoyed. He sings “Dance With My Father”. Afterward, he gets a standing ovation and Randy says that it was a nice tone and says that he hasn’t had a low voice like he has. Jennifer says that he has a special voice. Steven thanks him for a great voice. His mom comes up and gives Jermaine a hug. That’s it for the Boys.

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