Connecticut’s “American Idol” Contestants End Their Journey In Hollywood

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East Hartford's Ashlee Feliciano sang Chrstina Perri's "A Thousand Years" on American Idol Thursday night. (Screenshot)

East Hartford’s Ashlee Feliciano sang Chrstina Perri’s “A Thousand Years” on American Idol Thursday night. (Screenshot)

It appears that none of Connecticut’s three American Idol contestants have made it through Hollywood, leaving the show without any more singers from the Nutmeg State this season.

Ashlee Feliciano of East Hartford was eliminated Thursday night after a solo performance of Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years.”

“That was a very surprise ending, you threw in some high falsettos,” said judge Randy Jackson, referring to an upper range vocal fluttering Feliciano added to the song. However Jackson though the song was “not a bold choice,” and added that too many contestants were choosing to perform serious songs.

“My family is excited to see me again,” Feliciano said in an interview shown after she was eliminated. “They know that big things are still to come.”

Wednesday night saw Madison’s Erin Christine giving a strong performance in her group’s rendition of Amii Stewart’s “Knock On Wood.” Christine was not featured on Thursday night’s show, however she confirmed via Twitter that she did not make it to the next round.

“Thank u @AmericanIdol this has truly been the most amazing experience! I made it to top 40 girls. I am proud of myself :)” Christine tweeted.

Rebekah Devivo-Ostro, a contestant from the New York City audition from Northford, did not appear in either episode this week. While her fate as a contestant was not revealed on the show, it appears in her Twitter feed that Devivo-Ostro may have a serious medical condition. The thoughts of Idol watchers are no doubt with her for a speedy recovery.

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3 thoughts on “Connecticut’s “American Idol” Contestants End Their Journey In Hollywood

  1. dolores kehoe


    We are so proud of you, this is just the beginning, more opportunity available, keep the torch burning.

    your neighbor

    dolores/bernie kehoe

  2. Saleem

    I just watched your performance of this song, i had it on repeat over and over. I didnt even care for the other contestants. Ive never heard that song, and i actually went on youtube to see who sang it and i just didnt like it as much as your cover. Those last notes were so beautiful and i really would like you to do a cover of it on youtube so i can download it. It may not seem much one person liking it, but its one more person then none.

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