The "Idol" results are in and Burnell Taylor is going home.
Burnell and Janelle Arthur were in the Bottom 2. He was one of two remaining guys in the competition and sang India Arie's "Ready For Love" for the save. The performance had Candice Glover in tears and Mariah Carey got choked up as well. But it wasn't enough for the judges: Randy Jackson announced they wouldn't use their one save of the season for Burnell as tears filled Mariah and Nicki Minaj's eyes.
Rock week was certainly a success for Candice, Kree Harrison, Janelle Arthur and Amber Holcomb, but slighltly rocky for others, Burnell included. He kicked off the night with Bon Jovi's "You've Give Love A Bad Name" and was very out of his element. All of the judges applauded Burnell's effort to step into some studded duds, but judge Keith Urban said he thought Burnell needed to make the song his own.
Earlier in the night, in no particular order, "Idol" host Ryan Seacrest revealed that Kree Harrison, Angie Miller and Lazaro Arbos were the Top 3. Later on, Candice and Amber Holcomb were sent through as well.
What ended up being an incredibly emotional "Idol" results show, started off with some great performances from alumni. Season 9's Casey James performed his new single "The Good Life" -- and brought hometown gifts for the contestants -- and true "Idol" success story Carrie Underwood was back to premiere her new single "See You Again."
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"American Idol" airs Wednesday and Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.
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