LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in AMERICAN IDOL history, Season 11's Top Seven have recorded two separate compilation albums, now available on iTunes. In accordance with this week's theme, "Now & Then," the first compilation, "Top 7 NOW (New Millennium)," includes Billboard No. 1 hits from 2000 to 2012, and the second, "Top 7 THEN (Old Soul)," features soul music from a previous decade.
The AMERICAN IDOL Top Seven finalists – Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Elise Testone – were mentored by renowned music executive, chairman of Interscope-Geffen-A&M and AMERICAN IDOL in-house coach Jimmy Iovine.
Tune in to AMERICAN IDOL tonight night, Thursday, April 19 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, as America finds out who received enough votes to continue in the competition and who will be sent home. In addition, LMFAO perform their smash hit, "Sorry For Party Rocking," and AMERICAN IDOL Season Eight winner Kris Allen performs "The Vision Of Love," off his new album "Thank You Camellia," in stores May 22.
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