Colton Dixon was the low vote-getter this week, and since the judges used their lone save of the season a week ago, he gets sent home in seventh place. Not surprisingly, Colton handled his exit with class. However, the result seemed especially shocking to Elise, who told Ryan Seacrest that she thought it would be her going home since the judges were mean to her Wednesday. She also noted that she felt like the judges were picking on her, perhaps she theorized because she was older and could take it. The least shocked, or saddened, of the remaining finalists appeared to be Skylar Laine , who smiled and clapped as Colton sang his finale. Jessica Sanchez also seemed pleased to avoid danger after she needed the save to survive last week.
By Eleanor Gower. He has never before been in the bottom three, but American Idol hopeful Colton Dixon was shockingly eliminated from the TV talent show tonight. With the judges having used up their only save of the season on year-oldd Jessica Sanchez last week , there was no safety net for the rocky year-old from Tennessee. Colton found himself in the bottom three with Elise Testone and Hollie Cavanagh who both earned good reviews from the judges after their performances last night.
Skylar Laine Harden (born February 4, ) is an American country singer Her best performance to date is her version of the Bette Midler hit “Wind a possible romance between Laine and fellow contestant Colton Dixon.
He placed seventh on the eleventh season of American Idol. He was born and raised in a middle-class family in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, along with younger sister, Schyler. Besides being a choir member throughout high school, In , he was an extra during the filming of “Hannah Montana: The Movie”. He graduated from Middle Tennessee Christian School in He is a devout Christian, and has sung at several worship services including at Saddleback Church.
He and Schyler are part of a Christian rock band called Messenger. American Idol Overview Colton Dixon originally auditioned in the tenth season, along with his sister Schyler, at the Nashville auditions. However, neither of them ended up in the Top
The Top 7 on American Idol took on songs from the last 2 years, yet most were songs I’d never heard of. Who stood out? Country girl Skylar Laine kicked off the night. And since she went first, she may have been overshadowed by those that followed.
Skylar Laine Fights Rumors That She’s Dating ‘American Idol’ Peer Colton Dixon 8 years ago. Skylar Laine Sings Kelly Pickler’s “Didn’t You Know How Much I.
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. The curmudgeonly American Idol mentor and Interscope Records chairman said that it was Colton Dixon against Phillip Phillips, battling each other for the female vote. I figured the girls would have propelled them both into the finale, but it seems the ladies have picked their man and it wasn’t Colton. The year-old from Murfreesboro, Tenn. Of course, we can’t rule out further surprises, but the way seems clear for Phillip, a year-old former pawn shop employee from Leesburg, Ga.
He’s yet to be in the bottom three and seems unable to do any wrong lately with anybody: fans, judges and Iovine. So I hope you like confetti, Phillip. Presumably the judges were relieved when Jessica Sanchez was declared safe after all the drama of them saving her from elimination last week. Host Ryan Seacrest said the votes Wednesday night were the highest they’ve been this season, 53 million.
So somebody out there had Jessica’s back and Joshua Ledet’s too.
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Contestant Skylar Laine and Colton Dixon perform onstage at FOX’s “American Idol” Season 11 Top 8 Live Performance Show on April 4,
Setting the record straight, the country music beauty told E! Online after the performance show that her relationship with her fellow Top 8 finalist is purely platonic. I’ve been getting a lot of tweets that ask, ‘Are you and Colton Dixon dating? Me and Colton are not dating, that would be kind of weird,” the year-old singer insisted that there’s no love sparkle between her and the year-old rocker. The romance rumor aside, Skylar and Colton who had a duet of “Islands in the Stream” last night shared a funny story behind Colton’s new blond locks.
Colton added, “It hurts! I have never bleached my hair before, so it was like my head is on fire. But I have a friend who does hair, so I brought him to the mansion and said, ‘Please do this. I’m so ready to go blond. I’m having so much more fun! On Thursday, April 5, the two young singers and other six contestants of “Idol” season 11 will face another elimination night, where one of them will be sent packing.
Tour comes to town. Tickets go on sale at 10 a. May 11 through www. Ticket prices have not yet been announced. Each contestant will surely have his or her own rooting section at the show.
Colton Dixon: American singer (), Musician, Singer, Pianist, From: United States of America with Skylar Laine, Jason Aldean & Kelly Clarkson, 6. Top 71.
It’s down to the wire on “American Idol” tonight, as the final four – Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Hollie Cavanagh and Jessica Sanchez – compete to get one step closer to the season 11 crown, and according to Skylar Laine, who was voted off last week, any of the four could win the title. As for Hollie, who along with Joshua was her best friend on the show, Sklyar gushes, “Her vibrato is amazing, and she’s just an incredible singer.
But what about the boys? Skylar raves, “Josh, of course, he’s from another planet. He’s not of this world. And Phillip is so original and he’s just…. In addition, the country singer from Mississippi says that all four really want the title.
The Top 7 take on ‘songs from this decade. Randy had another flower pin, J. Pretty much a banner night for everyone.
“Glitter in the Air,” Colton Dixon on his original song “Never Gone,” Skylar Laine on Miranda Lambert’s “Gunpower and Lead” and surprisingly.
Michael Colton Dixon born October 19, is an American singer-songwriter and musician from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He placed seventh on the eleventh season of American Idol. Colton Dixon originally auditioned in the tenth season , along with his sister Schyler, at the Nashville auditions. However, neither of them ended up in the Top Dixon returned in season 11, but he did not plan to audition, initially planning to merely accompany his sister Schyler to her audition.
Both he and Schyler were awarded golden tickets. On his final judgement performance, Dixon performed Coldplay’s “Fix You” and dedicated it to his sister, Schyler. On February 23, , Dixon was placed in the season 11 Top
The year-old Texan, originally from Liverpool, England, certainly had the vocal chops to be on the show at that point — her volume and range did bring her to the top 40 out of a record contestants that year. But her confidence and stage presence both needed work. That of course makes her part of the lineup for the American Idol Live! American Idol Live!
Contestants Elise Testone Phillip Phillips Skylar Laine Colton Dixon Jessica Contestants Phillip Phillips Jessica Sanchez Skylar Laine Colton Dixon Hollie.
Ryan Seacrest started a playful rumor on ‘ American Idol ‘ this week, repeatedly asking country fireball Skylar Laine and her fellow hopeful Colton Dixon if they are dating. Of course, the same thing happened to Phillip Phillips and Elise Testone after their duet. Apparently, there’s just something about onstage chemistry that gets the rumors flying.
And while Laine and Dixon both deny dating rumors, the two seem to be having fun with the whole thing and not taking it too seriously. We don’t want anyone dating. That would be weird because they’re all our family! In this family, Joshua Ledet would be the teasing brother. Sound like family yet? Colton and Skylar are not dating. What a brother! In reality, we know the two aren’t dating, but it is pretty funny to see how they handle all the rumors and questions, and we love that they’re not uptight about it.
But even he seems to be laid-back about the whole thing, cheering for his girlfriend and letting her enjoy her time on the show.