‘American Idol’ 2021 Top 5: Their Original Songs Revealed


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Casey Bishop is one of the top five on season 19 of “American Idol.”

Ahead of the Sunday, May 16, 2021 episode, the top five contestants on season 19 of “American Idol” got a chance to work with Hollywood’s top producers on their new singles as professional artists.

According to Billboard, America’s final five hit the studio for the first time this season to record their singles alongside writer-producers behind hits, like Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” and Justin Bieber’s “Baby.”

Tip – Idol Spoilers tweeted on Tuesday, May 11 the top five’s album art that includes their single titles, which they will debut live on May 16. The top five were revealed on Sunday, May 9, and include Grace Kinstler, Casey Bishop, Chayce Beckham, Caleb Kennedy, and Willie Spence.


Top Five Single Titles, Album Art Revealed Ahead of Sunday Show

On Sunday, May 16, the top five will battle it out on stage, but only three will make it to the May 23 finale.

Each contestant will perform their new single produced by some of Hollywood’s most famous, Grammy-winning producers, including Christopher “Tricky” Stewart and Ian Fitchuk per Billboard.

According to the mag, each contestant will debut their new single on the show and the songs will be released for fans to stream. Although Arthur Gunn and Hunter Metts were eliminated on Sunday, May 9, they also recorded singles that will be released along with the top five’s. However, Gunn and Metts won’t be performing them live Sunday.

Check out the album artwork and single titles for each “American Idol” contestant:

Grace Kinstler – “Love Someone”

 

Casey Bishop – “Love Me, Leave Me”

Chayce Beckham – “23”

Caleb Kennedy – “Raised on Dirt”

Willie Spence – “Never Be Alone”

Although they were eliminated, Gunn and Metts also have new singles that will be released:

Arthur Gunn – “Save Me Now”

 

Hunter Metts – “20,000 Kisses”


When is the Season 19 Finale and Who Will Win the Top Prize?

A season 19 “American Idol” winner will be declared live on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 8 p.m. Eastern. The episode will be three hours long and is set to air live coast-to-coast.

The top five contestants are Spence, Kinstler, Kennedy, Beckham, and Bishop. They each received the most votes from fans during the May 9 episode following their performances of Coldplay and Mother’s Day songs. Gunn and Metts were eliminated during the live show.

Now that comeback winner Gunn is out of the running, Golden Derby predicts Bishop will win the Idol crown, after nailing her two May 9 performances of Coldplay’s “Paradise” and “Ironic” by Alanis Morisette. Close in second will be Pence, who sung “Yellow” by Coldplay and “You Are So Beautiful” by Joe Cocker.

The next “American Idol” episode airs live on Sunday, May 16. The top five will perform yet again for America’s vote before two are eliminated. During the episode, contestants will be mentored by FINNEAS, a musician most famous for his musical collaborations with his superstar sister Billie Eilish.

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“American Idol” airs on Sundays at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC.

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