AI season 12: 'Music of the Beatles'

MANILA, Philippines - On March 20 (March 21 MNL) the 9 finalists of American Idol season 12 performed song choices from the John Lennon-Paul McCartney songbook, classic melodies from the two Beatles legends.

Curtis Finch Jr was eliminated in the first week of the top 10 finals. 

During the episode, it was also revealed that America voted for Aubrey Cleland to take the 11th spot on the “Idols” tour. She had competed against Charlie Askew in the March 13 (March 14 MNL) episode.

Here are the night’s performances (in no particular order):

1. Kree Harrison: “With A Little Help From My Friends”

2. Burnell Taylor: “Let It Be"

3. Amber Holcomb: “She’s Leaving Home”

4. Lazaro Arbos: “In My Life”

5. Candice Glover: “Come Together”

6. Paul Jolley: “Eleanor Rigby”

7. Angie Miller: “Yesterday”

8. Devin Velez: “The Long and Winding Road”

9. Janelle Arthur: “I Will”

For the judges’ comments on each performance, go to

Who do you think will be the 2nd finalist to be eliminated? Give us your guess by posting your comment below. - With reports by Kai Magsanoc and Pia Ranada/