It feels like only yesterday that we could barely keep the contestants’ names straight on American Idol, but now we’re just a month away from finding out the winner of Season 13! Each Thursday, we have to watch as the hopefuls get whittled down one-by-one — and we’ll admit, it’s gets harder and harder with each elimination. (Can’t they just all be winners?!)

Of course, tonight (April 17) was no different, as we learned which singers landed themselves in the dreaded bottom two. While the rest of the contestants sailed through with flying colors, Dexter Roberts and Jessica Meuse were forced to take their seats on the stools.

Unfortunately, it was Dexter who earned the least amount of votes from the country, after he failed to put his own unique spin on “Muckalee Creek Water” by Luke Bryan.

Though we’re heartbroken to see such a talented and humble singer leave the competition, we know we have a lot to look forward to when the Top 6 contestants take the stage next week! In case you need a refresher, those six are (drumroll please!):


Are you surprised by the results? Happy that your favorite got stay?
Idol can inspire a range of emotions, so tell us what you’re feeling’ in the comments below!