Songs By Britney Spears, Celine Dion, More Selected For Top 7 “American Idol” Show

The contestants will perform a song by Prince and a song from their both years.

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The seven remaining “American Idol” contestants will return to the stage this Sunday night.

The contestants will each perform two songs.

One will be a song from the Prince catalog. Sheila E will perform with the “American Idol” house band as part of the performances, which are a tribute to the late icon.

Each contestant will also perform a song from their years of birth.

Nick Jonas will serve as the guest mentor. Song selections follow:

Cade Foehner
“Jungle Love” from Prince’s catalogue
“Who Will Save Your Soul” by Jewel (1996)
Caleb Lee Hutchinson
“When Doves Cry” from Prince’s catalogue
“Amazed” by Lonestar (1999)
Catie Turner
“Manic Monday” from Prince’s catalogue
“Oops! … I Did It Again” by Britney Spears (2000)
Gabby Barrett
“How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore” from Prince’s catalogue
“I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack (2000)
“Kiss” from Prince’s catalogue
“Back At One” by Brian McKnight (1999)
Maddie Poppe
“Nothing Compares 2 U” from Prince’s catalogue
“If It Makes You Happy” by Sheryl Crow (1997)
Michael J. Woodard
“I Would Die 4 U” from Prince’s catalogue
“My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion (1997)

Written by Brian Cantor

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