'American Idol' Season 18: Arthur Gunn plays to his strengths as he sings 'Lovin' Machine' by Wynonie Harris
'American Idol' Season 18: Arthur Gunn plays to his strengths as he sings 'Lovin' Machine' by Wynonie Harris

We're now into the Top 20 of the singing competition and the latest episode is a special first for the show as the contestants vie for votes from their respective homes

'American Idol' Season 18 Top 20: Olivia Ximines sings Billie Eilish's 'Bad Guy', fans call it 'wrong choice'
'American Idol' Season 18 Top 20: Olivia Ximines sings Billie Eilish's 'Bad Guy', fans call it 'wrong choice'

Olivia Ximines is known for her showmanship and impeccable voice, but she failed to impress tonight

'American Idol' Season 18: Franklin Boone has what it takes 'to rule the world' and rest of the rounds
'American Idol' Season 18: Franklin Boone has what it takes 'to rule the world' and rest of the rounds

The music teacher sang the Tears For Fears classic 'Everybody Wants To Rule The World' in American Idol's special remote access stay-at-home edition

'American Idol' Season 18 Top 20: Kimmy Gabriella enthralls with 'Leave Me Lonely', fans say she 'killed it'
'American Idol' Season 18 Top 20: Kimmy Gabriella enthralls with 'Leave Me Lonely', fans say she 'killed it'

Kickstarting 'American Idol' Season 18's first-ever remote edition was Kimmy Gabriella and she delivered a stunning performance

'American Idol' Season 18: Katy Perry dresses up as a bottle of hand sanitizer, fans say they're not surprised
'American Idol' Season 18: Katy Perry dresses up as a bottle of hand sanitizer, fans say they're not surprised

Watching Katy give out her critiques wearing that costume, fans on Twitter say they aren't the least bit surprised

'The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart': Meet Natascha Bessez who stirred drama on the day of her arrival
'The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart': Meet Natascha Bessez who stirred drama on the day of her arrival

Thanks to Natasha Bessez and her arrival at the mansion, we got to know about those cheating allegations and witnessed the drama it stirred up

'The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart': Jamie decides to give Trevor another chance, fans aren't happy
'The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart': Jamie decides to give Trevor another chance, fans aren't happy

The 21-year-old who is here to find her Mr. Perfect revealed that cheating is a dealbreaker because she has been cheated on in every relationship she's been in

'American Idol' Season 18: How the show broke away from its classic format for first time in almost 20 years
'American Idol' Season 18: How the show broke away from its classic format for first time in almost 20 years

This season has been a new world of firsts as the show allowed American voters to decide the Top 20 and even switched to a remote access voting round in view of the lockdown

'American Idol' Season 18: Aliana Jester's 'This is Me' unseen footage leaves fans in love with her voice
'American Idol' Season 18: Aliana Jester's 'This is Me' unseen footage leaves fans in love with her voice

Hailing from Tampa, the 19-year-old contestant has also appeared on 'The Voice' and 'America's Got Talent'

'American Idol' Season 18: Spiritual cowboy Dillon James battled addiction to pursue his passion for singing
'American Idol' Season 18: Spiritual cowboy Dillon James battled addiction to pursue his passion for singing

Dillon encountered some dark days in Hollywood after trying to make it as a young actor but overcame his addictions to reunite with his family and chase his dreams of becoming a singing star

'American Idol' Season 18: Grace wins first remote vote, fans say Lauren deserved to reach the Top 20 as well
'American Idol' Season 18: Grace wins first remote vote, fans say Lauren deserved to reach the Top 20 as well

Since the judges couldn't make that decision during their time in Hawaii when they whittled down the Top 40 to Top 20, they had left Grace Leer and Lauren Mascitti's vote to fans

'American Idol' Season 18 'This Is Me': How Francisco Martin got over his personal hell to reach the Top 20
'American Idol' Season 18 'This Is Me': How Francisco Martin got over his personal hell to reach the Top 20

Francisco went from being touted as a possible winner of the singing competition to plummeting into the depths of anxiety to regaining his confidence once again

'American Idol' Season 18: Kimmy Gabriela's performance in Hawaii revives fans' faith in her beautiful voice
'American Idol' Season 18: Kimmy Gabriela's performance in Hawaii revives fans' faith in her beautiful voice

During her audition, the judges called Kimmy Top 10 material. Kimmy's idol is her father, who was also a performer and used to tour when he was younger

'American Idol' Season 18 to air first ever at home edition, fans excited to see how live shows play out
'American Idol' Season 18 to air first ever at home edition, fans excited to see how live shows play out

Perry and Richie will be judging the contestants from their homes in California. And as for Luke, he will be judging from his home in Nashville

'The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart' is a watch or a pass? Fans say they will be 'hate-watching it'
'The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart' is a watch or a pass? Fans say they will be 'hate-watching it'

Over the course of six episodes, we will witness 20 single men and women, perform both individually and as a couple while trying to put across their chemistry through music before judges

'American Idol' Season 18: Franklin Boone brings Katy Perry to her feet, fans say he's super talented
'American Idol' Season 18: Franklin Boone brings Katy Perry to her feet, fans say he's super talented

The unseen footage showed him performing John Meyer’s 'I Don’t Trust Myself (With Loving You)' on Hollywood Week

'American Idol' Season 18 'This Is Me': Jonny West doubted himself at first but later found his winning potential
'American Idol' Season 18 'This Is Me': Jonny West doubted himself at first but later found his winning potential

From being his girlfriend Margie Mays' background support to becoming a potential 'American Idol' winner, Jonny West has come a long way in the singing competition

'American Idol' Season 18: Unseen footage of Olivia Ximines singing Adele's 'All I Ask' will give you goosebumps
'American Idol' Season 18: Unseen footage of Olivia Ximines singing Adele's 'All I Ask' will give you goosebumps

Olivia sang her rendition of Adele's 'All I Ask' and for a 16-year-old she proved she has powerful vocals

'American Idol' Season 18: 'This Is Me' segment reveals the rags to riches story of subway singer Just Sam
'American Idol' Season 18: 'This Is Me' segment reveals the rags to riches story of subway singer Just Sam

Just Sam has come a long way from singing on the subway trains of New York to becoming an elegant diva who can easily win the singing competition

'American Idol' Season 18: Meet Lauren Spencer-Smith whose cover of 'Always Remember Us This Way' went viral
'American Idol' Season 18: Meet Lauren Spencer-Smith whose cover of 'Always Remember Us This Way' went viral

The series kickstarted its episode with unseen footage of Lauren Spencer-Smith whose voice has fans affirming she has what it takes to win the competition

'American Idol' Season 18: Shannon Gibbons eliminated, fans say judges made a huge mistake by sending her home
'American Idol' Season 18: Shannon Gibbons eliminated, fans say judges made a huge mistake by sending her home

A whole bunch of brilliant singers failed to make the cut this week in Hawaii, with the judges having to cut Hollywood's Top 40 singers down to a sizeable Top 21

'American Idol' Season 18: Can't choose between Lauren and Grace, say fans after Top 20 twist
'American Idol' Season 18: Can't choose between Lauren and Grace, say fans after Top 20 twist

With just one spot remaining, the judges couldn't decide who amongst the two to send to the next round

'American Idol' Season 18: Lauren Spencer-Smith, Makayla Phillips and Cyniah Elise are show's female frontrunners
'American Idol' Season 18: Lauren Spencer-Smith, Makayla Phillips and Cyniah Elise are show's female frontrunners

All three girls are extremely young, mature and blessed with supreme power and incredible range in their jaw-droppingly good and consistently great vocal deliveries

'American Idol' Season 18: Olivia Ximines's 'Proud Mary' rendition gets her into Top 21, fans glad she made it
'American Idol' Season 18: Olivia Ximines's 'Proud Mary' rendition gets her into Top 21, fans glad she made it

'You just brought us back a full circle, to kinda give us a reminder that you not only sing but you move. Your smile, your energy it was quite amazing,' said Lionel Richie

'American Idol' Season 18: Genavieve Linkowski goes home, fans angry that judges denied her a spot in Top 21
'American Idol' Season 18: Genavieve Linkowski goes home, fans angry that judges denied her a spot in Top 21

Though it was a disappointing end to her journey, Genavieve shared that this will not be the end for her and she will keep going

'American Idol' Season 18: Jonny West sings 'You Found Me' and Katy Perry learns why Margie believes in him
'American Idol' Season 18: Jonny West sings 'You Found Me' and Katy Perry learns why Margie believes in him

Although he dearly missed Margie Mays, who was cut during Hollywood Week, Jonny pulled it together and delivered a strong, intense performance in Hawaii

'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 9 ends on a cliffhanger, fans pray Dillon James makes it to the Top 20
'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 9 ends on a cliffhanger, fans pray Dillon James makes it to the Top 20

So did Dillon make it to the Top 20 or not? Well, we'll have to wait till the series returns for the next episode

'American Idol' Season 18: Fans are outraged over Amber Fiedler's exit, slam judges for making a huge mistake
'American Idol' Season 18: Fans are outraged over Amber Fiedler's exit, slam judges for making a huge mistake

Fans were gutted to see Amber end her Idol journey so soon, especially with how much she has been through in the past months

'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 9: Just Sam stuns fans with her transformation into a gorgeous, talented diva
'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 9: Just Sam stuns fans with her transformation into a gorgeous, talented diva

Just Sam underwent a complete metamorphosis in Aulani, Hawaii, and absolutely wowed the judges by glamming it up and choosing to sing a Spanish song

'American Idol' Season 18: Judges send Camryn home for singing gospel song, fans cry foul over 'bad decision'
'American Idol' Season 18: Judges send Camryn home for singing gospel song, fans cry foul over 'bad decision'

We don't know if it was a sign from above or just the tropical climate, but it started to rain after Camryn received her feedback from the judges

'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 9: Jovin Webb's soulful singing sees the judges send him to the Top 20
'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 9: Jovin Webb's soulful singing sees the judges send him to the Top 20

Webb put his dance moves and his signature soulful voice into an amazing performance of 'You Are the Best Thing' by the folk singer Ray LaMontagne

'American Idol' Season 18: Fans are overjoyed to see DeWayne Crocker's grandmother sway to 'Old Town Road'
'American Idol' Season 18: Fans are overjoyed to see DeWayne Crocker's grandmother sway to 'Old Town Road'

Fans are rooting for DeWayne, affirming they can't wait to see him and his grandmothers steal the show once again

'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 9: Francisco Martin tames his nerves to unleash a Top 20-worthy performance
'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 9: Francisco Martin tames his nerves to unleash a Top 20-worthy performance

In a pleasant turnaround, Francisco shunned his critics and anxiety to turn over a new leaf and shot straight into finals contention with his performance

'American Idol' Season 18: Nick makes to Top 20 despite 'weak, choppy' vocals, fans slam judges for favoritism
'American Idol' Season 18: Nick makes to Top 20 despite 'weak, choppy' vocals, fans slam judges for favoritism

It almost seems like Nick was destined to make it through the Top 20 ever since he walked in to audition this season, but the fans think he was undeserving to be there

'American Idol' Season 18: Alejandro Aranda drops by to guide contestants, fans wonder where is Laine Hardy
'American Idol' Season 18: Alejandro Aranda drops by to guide contestants, fans wonder where is Laine Hardy

Fans were quick to point out that while Alejandro has been placed on a pedestal, the show did not mention Laine Hardy even though he won the previous season

'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 8: Makayla Phillips makes a minor misstep but talent gets her through
'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 8: Makayla Phillips makes a minor misstep but talent gets her through

In what was labeled her worst song pick, Makayla Phillips was forced to sweat through an agonizing wait to see if she would make the next round

'American Idol' Season 18: Louis Knight's emotion-charged performance leaves fans in tears
'American Idol' Season 18: Louis Knight's emotion-charged performance leaves fans in tears

Louis shared that he is struggling with his friend's suicide because it was his birthday on the day of the solos

'American Idol' Season 18: Just Sam stuns with her voice despite sore throat and fans are rooting for her
'American Idol' Season 18: Just Sam stuns with her voice despite sore throat and fans are rooting for her

Though her voice was a little hoarse because of her sore throat, she managed to pull off a stunning performance, that got her a standing ovation from all three judges

'American Idol' Season 18: Makayla Brownlee didn't let a fainting spell stop her from acing her Hollywood solo
'American Idol' Season 18: Makayla Brownlee didn't let a fainting spell stop her from acing her Hollywood solo

The talented 17-year-old collapsed just as she was about to perform, but later returned to redeem herself with a courageous, heartfelt performance

'American Idol' Season 18: Lauren's original 'God Made a Woman' inspired by her Nana leaves fans in tears
'American Idol' Season 18: Lauren's original 'God Made a Woman' inspired by her Nana leaves fans in tears

Lauren Mascitti was one of the 40 contestants who advanced to the Disney round

'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 8: Franklin Boone stays true to himself with some help from Alejandro Aranda
'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 8: Franklin Boone stays true to himself with some help from Alejandro Aranda

The humble music teacher from North Carolina took special inspiration from one of the biggest success stories from last year's 'American Idol', Alejandro Aranda

'American Idol' Season 18 Hollywood Week: Genavieve Linkowski's strong vocals has fans saying she's a favorite
'American Idol' Season 18 Hollywood Week: Genavieve Linkowski's strong vocals has fans saying she's a favorite

Among the few who impressed judges with their solo performances was Genavieve Linkowski who sang 'In My Blood' by Shawn Mendes

'American Idol' Season 18: Arthur Gunn steps it up with refreshing take on Creedence Clearwater Revival classic
'American Idol' Season 18: Arthur Gunn steps it up with refreshing take on Creedence Clearwater Revival classic

The young Nepali decided to perform a completely fresh take on Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Have You Ever Seen The Rain'and pulled it off in style

'American Idol' Season 18: Margie Mays' journey comes to end, fans say she has potential
'American Idol' Season 18: Margie Mays' journey comes to end, fans say she has potential

While it was a happy night for the 40 contestants who advanced to the next round, it wasn't a good one for Margie Mays

'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 8: Kimmy Gabriela kicks off solo round with superb rendition of 'I'm Here'
'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 8: Kimmy Gabriela kicks off solo round with superb rendition of 'I'm Here'

Having delivered a passably average performance during the previous Hollywood Duets round, Kimmy was not happy with her subpar showing and was determined to show the judges her best side

'American Idol' Season 18: Judges change the game during Hollywood week, fans thank them for switch to duets
'American Idol' Season 18: Judges change the game during Hollywood week, fans thank them for switch to duets

There were a few contestants who broke down prior and post their performances. There was also one contestant who gave up performing because he forgot the lyrics

'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 7: Genavieve Linkowski and Travis Finlay set the bar in Hollywood Duet round
'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 7: Genavieve Linkowski and Travis Finlay set the bar in Hollywood Duet round

Travis and Genavieve combined their powers to give a masterclass on how to sing Celine Dion and Josh Groban's 'The Prayer' with both grace and fire

'American Idol' Season 18: Katy Perry says Margie and boyfriend Jonny must find individuality and fans agree
'American Idol' Season 18: Katy Perry says Margie and boyfriend Jonny must find individuality and fans agree

Katy advised the couple to give each other some space and focus on securing their dreams right now

'American Idol' Season 18 Hollywood Week: Zack murders duet with Courtney, pissed fans say he wanted to 'go home'
'American Idol' Season 18 Hollywood Week: Zack murders duet with Courtney, pissed fans say he wanted to 'go home'

After changing songs and spending what was endless hours of rehearsing the song, Zack gave nothing but excuses

'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 7: Makayla Phillips and Cyniah Elise pull off a powerhouse duet performance
'American Idol' Season 18 Episode 7: Makayla Phillips and Cyniah Elise pull off a powerhouse duet performance

The big-voiced pair are two of the most talented singers in the competition and really showed the judges what they were made of during their Hollywood Duet

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