(Considering how the judge feels about Burnell was less surprised by the voting results.
He had a feeling all week that he would be sent home, and told us: "It was basically God giving me a sign so that I could be prepared. I did what I was supposed to do, and hopefully somebody will reach out to me."On his wish music-industry wish list? "By the time I'm 25, I better have at least six Grammys! "If I've gotta [appear] on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Animal Planet, I'm doing everything I can do to keep my name hot." audition and his induction into the Top 10--is looking forward to hitting the treadmill back home and celebrating his 20th birthday on April 14.
"Everything happens for a reason," he said of his exit.
premiered on the Fox television network on January 6, 2016.
The American Idol "Audition Bus Tour" visited Seattle, Washington; Providence, Rhode Island; Baltimore, Maryland; San Diego, California; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Tucson, Arizona; Indianapolis, Indiana; Santa Fe, New Mexico; Athens, Georgia; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Oxford, Mississippi.
The Hollywood rounds aired in four parts over two weeks.
And as "Idol" super fans may recall, we know exactly where the "Twilight" hottie and "Idol" heartthrob first met, back when... Check out this video of their first meeting on the red carpet when the top 13 "Idol" finalists attended the "Red Riding Hood" premiere in early March. I'm blushing, I should go." Paul then says, "Wow, thank you" and the two awkwardly hug goodbye.
As soon as Reid is out of ear shot, Paul turns to the camera crew and asks, "Was she a famous actress or something? " And it turns out, the two have been "hanging out" since then.
Peters said the celebrity judges praised her looks and her singing, but belittled her chaste lifestyle."She didn't say much because everybody was crying," said Burnell, who--spoiler alert!--revealed the two will be doing a duet together on this summer's Idol tour. But we'll talk later." There was no shortage of tears as Burnell became the fourth guy in a row this season to be sent packing."A crush only involves one person," Burnell told us. So it's mutual, and we hope those two crazy kids make it.So what did Amber say to him after he was eliminated?And despite reports that Taylor Lautner is also Skyping with "Idol" contestant Lauren Alaina, a source tells us, "Taylor has only said hello to some of the "Idol" contestants when he has been in the same room as Nikki when she has been Skyping with her boyfriend.