Girls screamed every time he took the stage, but DeAndre Brackensick’s falsetto faltered more than once, and it caught up with him this week on “American Idol.”
He was eliminated with the lowest amount of votes and though Jennifer Lopez thought elsewise, the other two judges did not use the one save they have on him (though they had used it on him once before, making him a wild-card pick).
Kicking off this week’s 80s week, Brackensick sang DeBarge’s “I Like It,” putting him the bottom three with Hollie Cavanagh and Elise Testone.
Brackensick’s ouster leaves an unusual balance on “Idol,” with remaining girls replacing boys 4-3. Males have been “Idol” winners for several seasons running.
the 17 year old, who made his way to the finalists by being a wild card.