Watch Sam Woolf Sing “We Are Young” in American Idol 2014 Top 10 — March 19, 2014
Wednesday has arrived yet again and that can only mean one thing. It’s time to be treated to another two-hour helping of American Idol! Last week, we watched as the country voted for the 10 contestants that will be hitting the road this summer on the Idol tour. Unfortunately, we also had to say goodbye to Ben Briley, and we’re sure to miss all the adorable things he says about his wife.
But this is reality television and the show must go on! Tonight (March 19), the remaining 10 contenders will perform songs from the Billboard Top 10. They’ve been tasked with choosing a song from 2010 to the present, which means we’ll really get to see how they handle popular, contemporary music. (It is what they’ll be singing if they win the competition, after all!)
Last to take the stage is 17-year-old Sam Woolf, who found himself in the bottom three last week for the very first time. He knows he needs to deliver a really solid performance, one that shows off exactly who he is. Taking on “We Are Young” by Fun and Janelle Monáe, Sam delivers one of his best performances of the season.
“I loved it!” says Jennifer. “It was so much better than what you did last week. It was beautiful.”
While it definitely was better than last week, that doesn’t mean Sam can rest on his laurels. There’s still a lot of work to be done.
“You have to come out on this stage and be self-asserted,” adds Harry. “I still feel like you’re timid. You can do this, man!”
Do you think Sam deserves to make it to the Top 9? Sound off in the comments!