facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Curtis Finch Jr., first Top 10 contestant, eliminated from 'Idol'

March 15, 2013 at 8:31 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
LOS ANGELES, March 15 (UPI) -- Curtis Finch Jr. was the first Top 10 contender eliminated from "American Idol" in Season 12.

Nicki Minaj and fellow judges Randy Jackson, Keith Urban and Mariah Carey were unable to agree unanimously to use the "judges' save" option to keep Finch on the singing competition show Thursday night.

"I think we really needed an extra minute to discuss it. I don't feel like there was a real discussion about it," Minaj said. "I know it's a live show, but..."

Minaj also briefly left the stage in protest but returned a short time later.

The last song Finch performed on the show was a crowd-pleasing version of R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly."

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Led Zeppelin loses first round in 'Stairway to Heaven' plagiarism lawsuit Led Zeppelin loses first round in 'Stairway to Heaven' plagiarism lawsuit
2
Ricki Lake, husband Christian Evans reportedly split Ricki Lake, husband Christian Evans reportedly split
3
Kate Middleton resumes royal duties after pregnancy announcement Kate Middleton resumes royal duties after pregnancy announcement
4
Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn get pink highlights for breast cancer awareness Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn get pink highlights for breast cancer awareness
5
Kris Jenner responds to Bruce Jenner dating rumors Kris Jenner responds to Bruce Jenner dating rumors
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback