LOS ANGELES — In a brand-new American Idol® element introduced earlier this month, IDOL™ and AT&T teamed up to send an 11th Idol™ on the “American Idol® Live!” Tour this summer. Last week, Aubrey Cleland and Charlie Askew, the sixth runner-up girl and guy finalists, performed in a sing-off during Thursday’s results show. After millions of online submissions were tallied from www.americanidol.com and the American Idol® app, it was revealed last night that Aubrey Cleland was the winner of the AT&T “American Idol® Live!” Tour Fan Save and will join the Top 10 Finalists when the official Tour begins this summer. The “American Idol® Live!” Tour is an opportunity for fans to see the Season 12 Idol™ Finalists in concert! For more from AT&T and IDOL™, join us at http://soc.att.com/IDOL and www.americanidol.com.
Tune in tonight to the LIVE results show to find out which Top Nine finalist is sent home. In addition, season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez and R&B recording artist Ne-Yo will perform Sanchez’s new single, “Tonight,” and season 10 top six finalist Casey Abrams will perform the Beatles classic, “I Saw Her Standing There.”