CS4U Goes Backstage at American Idol + Chats with the Top 5 Contestants – Watch the Videos!

AMERICAN IDOL: Top 5: L-R: Top 5 contestants Sonika Vaid, La'Porsha Renae, Trent Harmon, MacKenzie Bourg and Dalton Rapattoni on AMERICAN IDOL airing Thursday, March 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. © 2016 FOX Broadcasting Co. Cr: Ray Mickshaw/ FOX. This image is embargoed until Thursday, March 17,10:00PM PT / 1:00AM ET

CelebSecrets4U went backstage after live shows at American Idol this week (March 17)!

WATCH: American Idol’s Top 5 Perform America’s Requests

On Thursday’s episode, the Top 6 – Dalton Rapattoni, La’Porsha Renae, Tristan McIntosh, MacKenzie Bourg, Trent Harmon, and Sonika Vaid — performed America’s requests to stay in the competition for one more week. Each contestant performed two songs, except for Tristan McIntosh who was eliminated after being in the bottom two with Sonika Vaid. 

In addition to the contestants, season nine alum Adam Lambert performed “Mad World” by Gary Jules and his new single “Welcome to the Show” with Laleh. Jussie Smollett and Yazz also took the stage with the top six to perform “Never Let It Die” from their hit drama series Empire. 

Check out our interviews with the contestants below and don’t forget to tune in to American Idol next Thursday (3/24)  8PM ET/PT on FOX to watch your favorite perform!

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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