VIDEO: Audition Rewind on Last Night's AMERICAN IDOL - Watch All the Performances!


It was back to the start as the Top 8 contestants took on their original audition songs live in front of America. Viewers got a first hand look at how far all these talented performers have progressed this season. Check out all the performances below including:

C. J. Harris - "If It Hadn't Been For Love"

Dexter Roberts - "One Mississippi"

Jessica Meuse - "Blue-Eyed Lie"

Jena Irene - "Rolling In The Deep"

Sam Woolf - "Lego House"

Malaya Watson - "Ain't No Way"

Alex Preston - "Fairytales"

Caleb Johnson - "Chain Of Fools"


No other show in TV history has proven to be a force in the entertainment industry like AMERICAN IDOL. American Idol solidified itself as the No. 1 television show for nine consecutive seasons and, following its 12thseason, still remains a Top 5 program. IDOL is the gold standard and the only TV singing competition show to produce hit recording artists. From the first-ever IDOL winner, Kelly Clarkson, who continues to dominate the charts with three Grammy Awards under her belt, to Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, whose debut single, "Home," has become the best-selling single of any IDOL to date, American Idol is a bona fide cultural phenomenon. Season 12 winner Candice Glover continues to show the strength of the IDOL brand when her album, "Music Speaks," was the first album from an IDOL to debut in the Top 5 on iTunes when it was issued for pre-order on the night of the series' season finale.

IDOL's impact on the entertainment industry resonates beyond the scope of television. The series has brought generations together with a common goal: to discover the next music superstar. Over the past 12 seasons, IDOL finalists have released more than 200 albums, scored 400 No.1 Billboard hits, garnered more than 250 million iTunes downloads and have been certified with 95 gold and 83 platinum records. IDOL contestants have conquered Broadway, television and film and have won numerous awards and accolades, including American Country Music Awards, Country Music Awards, Grammy Awards and an Academy Award.

VIDEO: Audition Rewind on Last Night's AMERICAN IDOL - Watch All the Performances!

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