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ABC’s “American Idol” Season 4 Episode 17 Preview | May 9 2021

ABC’s hit series “American Idol” returns with another all-new episode (season 4, episode 17) on Sunday, May 9, 2021 for a Mother’s Day Dedication

The May 9 “Coldplay Songbook & Mother’s Day Dedication” episode (S4 E17) of “American Idol” airs on ABC at 8PM ET coast to coast. Episodes can also be viewed the next day at, on-demand and on Hulu.

Check out the synopsis below from ABC. Also, our events calendar for trailers, promos, previews and more.  

In this show, the remaining finalists will perform one song dedicated to the special loved ones in their lives in honor of Mother’s Day and a second song from the Coldplay songbook, mentored by the band’s lead singer, Chris Martin. Coldplay will also perform their recently announced new single, “Higher Power,” in a worldwide exclusive performance.

Voting starts at the beginning of the episode and the top five finalists will be revealed at the end of the episode

“American Idol” is produced by Fremantle and Industrial Media’s 19 Entertainment. Executive producers include Fremantle’s Trish Kinane, also serving as showrunner, Jennifer Mullin and Megan Wolflick, with Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman serving as executive producers for 19 Entertainment. Fremantle distributes the series worldwide.
Listings are subject to change.


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