American Idol 2018 Recap: Top 3 Contestants Revealed

By Steve Dove | May 13th, 2018

American Idol 2018 was joined by music superstar Carrie Underwood tonight, with the Top 5 contestants each performing a song from the American Idol winner herself, as well as joining her on-stage to open the show. In addition, each of the young American Idol contestants performed a song dedicated to their mom for Mother's Day. Judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan helped celebrate and give critiques after each performance. You can stream Episode 17: Top 5 anytime on ABC.com or the ABC app, but here are some highlights you won't want to miss. Starting off, who made it into the Top 5?

American Idol 2018 Top 3 Contestants
Caleb Lee Hutchinson
Gabby Barrett
Maddie Poppe

The Top 3 Revealed

Once again America's Vote took place during the show, with two of the Top 5 seeing their American Idol journey come to an end. Watch the clip above or head down to the bottom of the post to see who went home.

RELATED: See all of the Top 5's Performances!

Gabby Barrett Performs Whitney Houston

Young Gabby Barrett has been showing off her powerhouse vocals for a while now, but she took things to another level with her performance of Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing" dedicated to her mom.

Caleb Lee Hutchinson Shows His Star Power

Getting back behind his guitar with a country ballad for his mama, Caleb showed a great sense of humor tonight and that even tough country guys can be sensitive with his performance of "Stars in Alabama."

RELATED: See Carrie Underwood's live performance of her new single, "Cry Pretty"

Maddie Poppe and The Beach Boys

Closing the show, Maddie Poppe performed The Beach Boys' classic "God Only Knows" dedicated to her mom and it was so sweet, she wasn't the only one getting overwhelmed by the end.

Michael J. Woodard Rises Up

Michael J. Woodard has been turning in some inspiring performances all season long and he didn't disappoint with his performance of "Still I Rise" dedicated to his mom.

Cade Foehner Goes Acoustic

Even rockers love their moms and Cade Foehner is no exception with his acoustic performance of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Simple Man."

RELATED: Download and sign in to the American Idol app now and get ready to vote in the finale!

Who Went Home on American Idol?

Cade Foehner and Michael J. Woodard saw their American Idol 2018 journeys come to an end.

The Top 3 will compete again for America's Vote as the American Idol two-night finale begins LIVE SUNDAY 8|7c on America's network, ABC!