'American Idol' recap: Disney Night preview!

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ByBob Monek OTRC logo
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
John Stamos previews Disney Night on 'American Idol'
"Big Shot" star John Stamos talks about mentoring the remaining contestants for Disney Night on "American Idol."

NEW YORK -- 'American Idol' returns on Sunday night with one new contestant, a trio of special guests, and a celebration of magical Disney music!

The Top 9 from this season will be joined by 1 contestant from last season who competed in the 'American Idol' Comeback show. Viewers had a week to cast their votes for the winner.

'Idol' also lands in Disney World for this week's episode and the contestants will be singing some of your favorite songs.

See a preview of Disney Night on American Idol!

According to Billboard magazine, the Disney songbook includes:

"A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" (Cinderella)

"Remember Me" (Coco)

"Real Gone" (Cars)

"When She Loved Me" (Toy Story 2)

"Go the Distance" (Hercules)

"Baby Mine" (Dumb o)

"When You Wish Upon A Star" (Pinocchio)

"Into the Unknown" (Frozen II)

"You'll Be In My Heart" (Tarzan)

"Circle of Life" (The Lion King)

John Stamos is joining the show as a guest mentor at the Magic Kingdom.

"I'm looking forward to seeing if they have taken my advice and if it helps them,' Stamos told On The Red Carpet. You can watch the full interview at the top of this page.

Stamos, a musician and actor, is not only a big Disney fan, he has a new original series on Disney+ called 'Big Shot.'

Other guests stopping by include Sofia Carson and Academy Award winner Jon Batiste, who will perform "It's All Right" from the Oscar-winning Pixar movie Soul.

Idol's "Disney Night" airs LIVE coast-to-coast on Sunday starting at 8:00 p.m. ET | 5:00 p.m. PT.

The top 7 will be revealed at the end of the show.

You can see every performance on American Idol's YouTube channel and watch the full episodes anytime on Hulu.