American Idol had quite a memorable evening on Monday, April 25. For the first time ever, the singing competition introduced a little game amongst Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie — Judge’s Song Contest. The game resulted in plenty of hilarious moments as the judges battled it out to earn the most points. And by the end of the evening, the winning judge(s) received the surprise chance to save one lucky contestant, bringing American Idol 2022’s Top 9 to the Top 10. Here are some highlights from the evening and which artist went home.
[Spoiler alert: The following story contains spoilers for American Idol Season 20 Episode 15, “Judge’s Song Contest.”]