LOS ANGELES, CA
The smiley 26-year-old singer-songwriter from Nashville, Tenn.,
was revealed to have received the fewest viewer votes on the Fox
talent contest Thursday after kicking off Wednesday's film-themed
performances with Bob Seger's "Old Time Rock and Roll" from
"Risky Business." Jennifer Lopez requested he sing "Maggie May"
as his swan song, and he happily obliged.
McDonald was joined in the bottom three by fellow finalists
Stefano Langone, the smooth 21-year-old crooner from Kent, Wash.,
who sang Boyz II Men's "End of the Road" from "Boomerang," and
Haley Reinhart, the bluesy 20-year-old college student from
Wheeling, Ill., who growled Blondie's "Call Me" from "American
Seven finalists remain in the competition.