When Tanika joked that he invited himself, Katy commented, "Then they'll have to sing for free".
"It's so insane to even be in the top 14 with the thousands of people that have auditioned, and the fact that we made it this far is just incredible", Ashley Hess told E! Live performance shows and voting will resume with an all-new episode on Sunday, April 28.
"It's incredible to be here".
"I think it's going to happen if you just keep applying yourself the way you've been doing", Perry added. The top seven in the public vote automatically advanced.
Lionel is ready to celebrate Katy and fiancé Orlando Bloom, saying, "No matter what, I'm there". "I think that our problem at this point is we're so much family that sometimes it's hard to differentiate the fact that these are not our kids; these are contestants. Like I was not OK, and I'm still not OK, but we love to pretend like, 'and smile big'". The rest - Evelyn Cormier, Ashley Hess, Riley Thompson, Uche, Dimitrius Graham, Alyssa Raghu, and Eddie Island - all performed to impress the panel of judges who would determine their fate.
For more from the eliminated singers about the best advice they got in the competition, hit play on the top video above!
Also, Madison VanDenburg SLAYED on Sunday night!
What is definitely true for season two of American Idol on ABC is that it is a kinder, gentler version than when it premiered.