Who was sent home on American Idol?

Check out if your favorite star is still on the show - here's who left and which singers remain as we head to the lives...

American Idol judges ABC’s “American Idol” stars Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Ryan Seacrest and Luke Bryan.
(Image credit: ABC/Eric McCandless)

American Idol viewers tuned in to see the next installment, but those who missed the show ask who got cut from American Idol?

The popular ABC series, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, who was recently replaced on Live with Kelly & Ryan, is celebrating its 21st season. And there's a new batch of hopefuls auditioning in front of American Idol judges, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan to be in with the chance of winning the show.

This week, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie will be replaced by Ed Sheeran and Alanis Morisette.

The acts were cut from 26 to 20 before being slimmed down to 12, 10 and now eight and these eliminations come after fans asked who dropped out of American Idol?As we look at who got sent home...

Who was sent home on American Idol?

Lucy Love and Nutsa were first to be sent home on American Idol this week, followed by Mary Beth Byrd and Tyson Venegas,  as the contestants were narrowed down from 12 to 10 singers when they each had to perform songs from the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame and then from 10 to eight when they were given songs to sing by the judges.

They join some of the previously eliminated contestants including Kaeyra, Elise Kristine, Emma Busse, Haven Madison, PJAE, Dawson Wayne, Malik Heard and Elijah McCormick. 

See more

American Idol 2023 contestants remaining:

The American Idol 2023 contestants that remain on the show so far are;

  • Oliver Steele - text 2
  • Zachariah Smith - text 6
  • Warren Peay - text 9
  • Haven Madison - text 11
  • Iam Tongi - text 13
  • Wé Ani - text 17
  • Megan Danielle - text 21
  • Colin Stough - text 24

They are listed alongside their text vote number (text the following number to 21523). You can vote for your favorite act by visiting the American Idol voting page website or download the mobile app.

You can tune in to American Idol again tonight, it shared, "Congratulations to your 𝗧𝗢𝗣 𝟴, 𝗡𝗘𝗫𝗧 𝗦𝗨𝗡𝗗𝗔𝗬 they perform again for your votes!

"We're back LIVE Sunday at 8e/5p on ABC and you can watch full episodes on Hulu!

See more

Related US TV features:

Video of the week

Selina Maycock
Senior Entertainment Writer

Selina is a Senior Entertainment Writer for Goodto.com, Woman&Home, and My Imperfect Life with more than 16 years of experience in newspapers and magazines. She currently writes a mix of Entertainment news - including baby news, weddings, reporting the the latest news about the Royal kids Prince George, Charlotte, Louis, Archie and Lilibet as well as Family news stories. Before joining Future Publishing, Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism. She is fully NCTJ and NCE qualified and has 100wpm shorthand. When she's not interviewing celebrities you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories.