Estero teen Casey Bishop will return to “American Idol” on Sunday night for a special Mother’s Day-themed episode.
Will she make it into the show’s Top 5 singers? That’s up to the voters to decide.
Viewers can start voting after the episode begins at 8 p.m. The Top 5 winners will be announced by the end of the episode at 10 p.m.
To vote for Bishop, text 4 to 21523. You can also vote at idolvote.abc.com or in the American Idol app.
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For Sunday’s episode, the Top 7 finalists will sing two songs: One dedicated to a loved one for Mother’s Day and another song from the Coldplay songbook.
You can vote up to 10 times per contestant for each voting method (or 30 votes total).
Coldplay singer Chris Martin will mentor the singers for the episode. The band will also perform its new single “Higher Power.”
Bishop, 16, moved into the Top 7 singers on May 2 after singing the ballad “When She Loved Me” from the Pixar movie “Toy Story 2.
Afterward, the show’s three judges raved about her performance.
“I just believe you are a superstar in the making,” Luke Bryan told her. “I don’t know if I’ve had chill bumps like that in four years of doing this show.
“It was truly remarkable to watch. I loved every second of it.”
Katy Perry marveled at Bishop’s musical growth on the show.
“You’ve been showing us so many different colors of who you are as an artist, who you can be, how you can sing, how you can deliver,” she said. “I mean, just a few weeks ago, you were a rock ‘n’ roll girl, and now you’re like sophisticated, elegant, like grace on stage.
“I love that you can do almost anything. Actually, you can do anything. You just have to believe!”
“American Idol” airs at 8 p.m. Sundays and sometimes Mondays on ABC. Learn more about the show at abc.com/shows/american-idol.
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