The sixth season of American Idol premiered on January 16 2007 and continued until May 23 2007. It was won by Jordin Sparks. This season was hosted by Ryan Seacrest.

Live Show DetailsEdit

Heat 1 - Top 12 Boys (20 February 2007)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Rudy Cardenas "Free Ride" (Edgar Winter Group) Eliminated
2 Brandon Rogers "Rock with You" (Michael Jackson) Safe
3 Sundance Head "Nights in White Satin" (The Moody Blues) Safe
4 Paul Kim "Careless Whisper" (George Michael) Eliminated
5 Chris Richardson "I Don't Want to Be" (Gavin DeGraw) Safe
6 Nick Pedro "Now and Forever" (Richard Marx) Safe
7 Blake Lewis "Somewhere Only We Know" (Keane) Safe
8 Sanjaya Malakar "Knocks Me Off My Feet" (Stevie Wonder) Safe
9 Chris Sligh "Typical" (Mutemath) Safe
10 Jared Cotter "Back at One" (Brian McKnight) Safe
11 A.J. Tabaldo "Never Too Much" (Luther Vandross) Safe
12 Phil Stacey "I Could Not Ask for More" (Edwin McCain) Safe

Heat 2 - Top 12 Girls (21 February 2007)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Stephanie Edwards "How Come You Don't Call Me" (Alicia Keys) Safe
2 Amy Krebs "I Can't Make You Love Me" (Bonnie Raitt) Eliminated
3 Leslie Hunt "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" (Aretha Frankin) Safe
4 Sabrina Sloan "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" (Aretha Franklin) Safe
5 Antonella Barba "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" (Aerosmith) Safe
6 Jordin Sparks "Give Me One Reason" (Tracy Chapman) Safe
7 Nicole Tranquillo "Stay" (Chaka Khan) Eliminated
8 Haley Scarnato "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" (Celine Dion) Safe
9 Melinda Doolittle "(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone" (Aretha Franklin) Safe
10 Alaina Alexander "Brass in Pocket" (The Pretenders) Safe
11 Gina Glocksen "All By Myself" (Celine Dion) Safe
12 LaKisha Jones "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" (Jennifer Holiday) Safe

Heat 3 - Top 10 Boys (27 February 2007)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Phil Stacey "Missing You" (John Waite) Safe
2 Jared Cotter "Let's Get It On" (Marvin Gaye) Safe
3 A.J. Tabaldo "Feeling Good" (Nina Simone) Eliminated
4 Sanjaya Malakar "Steppin' Out with My Baby" (Fred Astaire) Safe
5 Chris Sligh "Trouble" (Ray LaMontagne) Safe
6 Nick Pedro "Fever" (Michael Bublé) Eliminated
7 Blake Lewis "Virtual Insanity" (Jamiroquai) Safe
8 Brandon Rogers "Time After Time" (Cyndi Lauper) Safe
9 Chris Richardson "Geek in the Pink" (Jason Mraz) Safe
10 Sundance Head "Mustang Sally" (Wilson Pickett) Safe

Heat 4 - Top 10 Girls (28 February 2007)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Gina Glocksen "Alone" (Heart) Safe
2 Alaina Alexander "Not Ready to Make Nice" (Dixie Chicks) Eliminated
3 LaKisha Jones "Midnight Train to Georgia" (Gladys Knight & the Pips) Safe
4 Melinda Doolittle "My Funny Valentine" (Mitzi Green) Safe
5 Antonella Barba "Because You Loved Me" (Celine Dion) Safe
6 Jordin Sparks "Reflection" (Christina Aguilera) Safe
7 Stephanie Edwards "Dangerously in Love" (Beyoncé) Safe
8 Leslie Hunt "Feeling Good" (Nina Simone) Eliminated
9 Haley Scarnato "Queen of the Night" (Whitney Houston) Safe
10 Sabrina Sloan "All the Man That I Need" (Whitney Houston) Safe

Heat 5 - Top 8 Boys (6 March 2007)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Blake Lewis "All Mixed Up" (311) Safe
2 Sanjaya Malakar "Waiting on the World to Change" (John Mayer) Safe
3 Sundance Head "Jeremy" (Pearl Jam) Eliminated
4 Jared Cotter "If You Really Love Me" (Stevie Wonder) Eliminated
5 Chris Richardson "Tonight I Wanna Cry" (Keith Urban) Safe
6 Brandon Rogers "I Just Want to Celebrate" (Rare Earth) Safe
7 Phil Stacey "I Need You" (LeAnn Rimes) Safe
8 Chris Sligh "Wanna Be Loved" (DC Talk) Safe

Heat 6 - Top 8 Girls (7 March 2007)Edit

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Jordin Sparks "Heartbreaker" (Pat Benatar) Safe
2 Sabrina Sloan "Don't Let Go (Love)" (En Vogue) Eliminated
3 Antonella Barba "Put Your Records On" (Corinne Bailey Rae) Eliminated
4 Haley Scarnato "If My Heart Had Wings" (Faith Hill) Safe
5 Stephanie Edwards "Sweet Thing" (Chaka Khan) Safe
6 LaKisha Jones "I Have Nothing" (Whitney Houston) Safe
7 Gina Glocksen "Call Me When You're Sober" (Evanescence) Safe
8 Melinda Doolittle "I'm a Woman" (Peggy Lee) Safe

Live Show 1 (13 March 2007)Edit

Theme: Diana Ross

1 Brandon Rogers "You Can't Hurry Love" Eliminated
2 Melinda Doolittle "Home" Safe
3 Chris Sligh "Endless Love" Safe
4 Gina Glocksen "Love Child" Safe
5 Sanjaya Malakar "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" Bottom two
6 Haley Scarnato "Missing You" Safe
7 Phil Stacey "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" Bottom three
8 LaKisha Jones "God Bless the Child" Safe
9 Blake Lewis "You Keep Me Hanging On" Safe
10 Stephanie Edwards "Love Hangover" Safe
11 Chris Richardson "The Boss" Safe
12 Jordin Sparks "If We Hold On Together" Safe

Live Show 2 (20 March 2007)Edit

Theme: British Invasion

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Haley Scarnato "Tell Him" (The Exciters) Safe
2 Chris Richardson "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" (Gerry & the Pacemakers) Bottom two
3 Stephanie Edwards "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" (Dusty Springfield) Eliminated
4 Blake Lewis "Time of the Season" (The Zombies) Safe
5 LaKisha Jones "Diamonds Are Forever" (Shirley Bassey) Safe
6 Phil Stacey "Tobacco Road" (The Nashville Teens) Safe
7 Jordin Sparks "I (Who Have Nothing)" (Shirley Bassey) Safe
8 Sanjaya Malakar "You Really Got Me" (The Kinks) Safe
9 Gina Glocksen "Paint It Black" (The Rolling Stones) Safe
10 Chris Sligh "She's Not There" (The Zombies) Safe
11 Melinda Doolittle "As Long As He Needs Me" (Georgia Brown) Safe

Live Show 3 (27 March 2007)Edit

Theme: No Doubt/Songs That Inspired Gwen Stefani

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 LaKisha Jones "Last Dance" (Donna Summer) Safe
2 Chris Sligh "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" (The Police) Eliminated
3 Gina Glocksen "I'll Stand by You" (The Pretenders) Safe
4 Sanjaya Malakar "Bathwater" (No Doubt) Safe
5 Haley Scarnato "True Colors" (Cyndi Lauper) Bottom two
6 Phil Stacey "Every Breath You Take" (The Police) Bottom three
7 Melinda Doolittle "Heaven Knows" (Donna Summer) Safe
8 Blake Lewis "Lovesong" (The Cure) Safe
9 Jordin Sparks "Hey Baby" (No Doubt) Safe
10 Chris Richardson "Don't Speak" (No Doubt) Safe

Live Show 4 (3 April 2007)Edit

Theme: American Classics

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Blake Lewis "Mack the Knife" (Bobby Darin) Safe
2 Phil Stacey "Night and Day" (Frank Sinatra) Bottom three
3 Melinda Doolittle "I Got Rhythm" (Ethel Merman) Top three
4 Chris Richardson "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Duke Ellington) Safe
5 Jordin Sparks "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" (John Cullum) Top three
6 Gina Glocksen "Smile" (Nat King Cole) Eliminated
7 Sanjaya Malakar "Cheek to Cheek" (Fred Astaire) Safe
8 Haley Scarnato "Ain't Misbehavin'" (Fats Waller) Safe
9 LaKisha Jones "Stormy Weather" (Ethel Waters) Safe

Live Show 5 (10 April 2007)Edit

Theme: Latin

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Melinda Doolittle "Sway" (Dean Martin) Safe
2 LaKisha Jones "Conga" (Miami Sound Machine) Safe
3 Chris Richardson "Smooth" (Santana & Rob Thomas) Bottom three
4 Haley Scarnato "Turn the Beat Around" (Vicki Sue Robinson) Eliminated
5 Phil Stacey "Maria Maria" (Santana) Bottom two
6 Jordin Sparks "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You" (Miami Sound Machine) Safe
7 Blake Lewis "I Need to Know" (Marc Anthony) Safe
8 Sanjaya Malakar "Bésame Mucho" (Andy Russell) Safe

Live Show 6 (17 April 2007)Edit

Theme: Country

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Phil Stacey "Where the Blacktop Ends" (Keith Urban) Safe
2 Jordin Sparks "A Broken Wing" (Martina McBride) Safe
3 Sanjaya Malakar "Something to Talk About" (Bonnie Raitt) Eliminated
4 LaKisha Jones "Jesus Take the Wheel" (Carrie Underwood) Bottom two
5 Chris Richardson "Mayberry" (Rascal Flatts) Safe
6 Melinda Doolittle "Trouble Is a Woman" (Julie Reeves) Safe
7 Blake Lewis "When the Stars Go Blue" (Ryan Adams) Bottom three

Live Show 7 (24 April 2007)Edit

Theme: Inspirational Songs

OrderArtistSong (original artists)Result
1 Chris Richardson "Change the World" (Eric Clapton) N/A
2 Melinda Doolittle "There Will Come a Day" (Faith Hill) N/A
3 Blake Lewis "Imagine" (John Lennon) N/A
4 LaKisha Jones "I Believe" (Fantasia Barrino) N/A
5 Phil Stacey "The Change" (Garth Brooks) N/A
6 Jordin Sparks "You'll Never Walk Alone" (Christine Johnson) N/A

Live Show 8 (1 May 2007)Edit

Theme: Bon Jovi

1 Phil Stacey "Blaze of Glory" Eliminated
2 Jordin Sparks "Livin' on a Prayer" Safe
3 LaKisha Jones "This Ain't a Love Song" Safe
4 Blake Lewis "You Give Love a Bad Name" Safe
5 Chris Richardson "Wanted Dead or Alive" Eliminated
6 Melinda Doolittle "Have a Nice Day" Safe

Live Show 9 (8 May 2007)Edit

Theme: Barry Gibb

OrderArtistFirst songSecond songResult
1 Melinda Doolittle "Love You Inside Out" "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" Safe
2 Blake Lewis "You Should Be Dancing" "This Is Where I Came In" Safe
3 LaKisha Jones "Stayin' Alive" "Run to Me" Eliminated
4 Jordin Sparks "To Love Somebody" "Woman in Love" Safe

Live Show 10: Semi-final (15 May 2007)Edit

Theme: Judge's Choice, Producer's Choice & Idol's Choice

OrderArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songThird songResult
1 Jordin Sparks "Wishing on a Star" (Rose Royce) "She Works Hard for the Money" (Donna Summer) "I (Who Have Nothing)" (Shirley Bassey) Safe
2 Blake Lewis "Roxanne" (The Police) "This Love" (Maroon 5) "When I Get You Alone" (Robin Thicke) Safe
3 Melinda Doolittle "I Believe in You and Me" (Whitney Houston) "Nutbush City Limits" (Tina Turner) "I'm a Woman" (Peggy Lee) Eliminated

Live final (22 May 2007)Edit

OrderArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songThird songResult
1 Blake Lewis "You Give Love a Bad Name" (Bon Jovi) "She Will Be Loved" (Maroon 5) "This Is My Now" Runner-up
2 Jordin Sparks "Fighter" (Christina Aguilera) "A Broken Wing" (Martina McBride) "This Is My Now" Winner
American Idol

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Winners: Kelly Clarkson (2002) | Ruben Studdard (2003) | Fantasia Barrino (2004) | Carrie Underwood (2005) | Taylor Hicks (2006) | Jordin Sparks (2007)
Runners-up: Justin Guarini (2002) | Clay Aiken (2003) | Diana DeGarmo (2004) | Bo Bice (2005) | Katharine McPhee (2006) | Blake Lewis (2007)
Lists: List of all contestants | List of songs performed on American Idol
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