Season 19 of American Idol has already been loaded with twists, some more controversial than others — and this latest one has us feeling a little nostalgic.
After the show’s current Top 12 competes this Sunday (ABC, 8/7c), Idol is bring back 10 former finalists from Season 18 on Monday’s episode (8 pm) to compete for a spot in this season’s Top 10, as we previously reported. The Top 10 will then take the stage in two weeks, as Idol is taking a week off for the Oscars.
Still with us? OK, cool. Ahead of these game-changing returns, TVLine is taking a stroll down memory lane to remind ourselves what we can expect from Season 18’s comeback kings and queens. After all, much has happened in the world since 2020. No one would judge your Idol memory for needing a refresh.
Scroll down for a refresher on the 10 contestants returning for a second shot at Idol glory, including the songs they’ll each perform, then drop a comment with your thoughts. Which former finalists are you most excited to see? And what do you think of this big twist?