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
Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik not a fan of 'Frozen' Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik not a fan of 'Frozen'
2
Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness
3
George Clooney made Maggie Smith swoon on 'Downton Abbey' George Clooney made Maggie Smith swoon on 'Downton Abbey'
4
Prince William to step in for Kate Middleton after she cancels Malta tour Prince William to step in for Kate Middleton after she cancels Malta tour
5
Ashlee Simpson supports husband Evan Ross' family at bookstore event Ashlee Simpson supports husband Evan Ross' family at bookstore event
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback