Shocking 'American Idol' elimination
Dixon discusses his idol experience and future plans
- Duration 5:57
- Date Apr 23, 2012
Dixon discusses his idol experience and future plans
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And -- an idol journey ends.
-- -- -- -- -- It was a shocking elimination on American -- -- called index and became the latest some leaves.
-- wasn't a bit of a surprise for head and what's next for this a rock funk flex.
Can block uncalled sending you for being here I think you're having me so -- -- true is even the judges afterwards they they told us they were surprised were you.
I was a little shocked that went just because they've never been in the bottom so I just.
News it was like okay you're in the -- men you're never gonna be about the end.
Here's a quick exit but.
It hurts it's -- got to roll with the punches in and keep -- yes it's incredible how sometimes that happens.
At this point in the show where you've never been a bottom and what -- -- tell you I mean I guess at this stage in the game.
How you have to just -- 100% every single week absolutely you know I had I had a weird week last week I did and everyone else -- so on.
I'd -- they deserve to be in the bottom three.
But you know.
I hate that since I was so consistent up and so that point.
That you know it drove.
It just it -- -- -- competition which it's okay you know I know God's got bigger better things in store.
So many interviews and so many things lined up already hides these blow my mind really bad.
The app market price for sure.
I know a lot of people are not song choices and we keep hearing song choices given some day in the life -- behind the scenes.
How hard is this three guys -- me how challenging is it to learn -- this crash course in the music business and -- out of all the songs in the world let's pick.
We have fun averaged two days to pick a song and we had -- to -- -- this past week.
It was hard it really was any at.
A two page.
List of how 100 number one's from 2000 and now these are looking out and you know like okay what can I put a twist on.
And normally that the first thing always to you is -- see how I can connect to his -- it is spiritually here for what I'm going through and and that that that always gets that core and there's so I can have -- and connect to me and for whatever reason that was an on my mind when choosing a song last week.
Because I chose bad romance that -- -- And I think that.
Turned off a lot of my voters just because have taken such a strong stance my faith a lot and we look confused.
That I had it was a fun song had a blast doing it is -- change of that song that I think that hurt me.
-- -- -- He's along for absolutely -- yeah I was getting to reunite with your friends and he's a top sick here the whole top ten.
-- what types of songs are you looking forward to performing on Tor for your hands.
I never got the chance to view and hard rock -- behind -- piano.
And that's that's what I love to do whenever whenever I played.
Yeah any of -- -- that an idol I would always go behind a piano and rocket out for them to listen to use they could.
Phil and mean the rest of that in the ground work on different instruments.
But yeah I'm hoping.
Until just to really get behind a piano -- -- out on tour.
IRS and will you make any predictions for the finale.
Last week everyone was making predictions you heard Jimmy -- I think it's like that time yeah so any predictions.
I I think it's up to them.
Anyone can take it -- They're all Baghdad.
And I'll let unique and different.
You know it is about.
Who challenged themselves the most and -- reaches that goal every week and just really thinks outside the box time.
Your take on -- son or.
The melody they choose.
You always hear from the judges melody is key you know when a stray too far but -- can you can also access.
CDs they have to make sure that they're always on their a game that they're always pushing themselves and was that a piece of advice or is there reason I don't think we can -- -- your career whether it was from the judges cleared yet.
Celebrity mentors -- -- thing what's one thing that you really learned from the experience.
-- -- -- -- you know -- there's a fine line between.
Say to yourself and straying too far could -- have to think outside the box every week.
And I think a lot of push -- -- last week but you know I found that line and I know where -- where I.
Stay now where -- my home is you know.
But I think as that.
As a contestant contestants continue to figure that out I.
It's -- telling me it better from here.
And tell us what he wants to -- next what type of music what type of John -- looking to get into you know my -- Elizabeth Christian rock music.
That I don't want my music to be confined necessarily to -- church.
I love was -- but did you know they had very positive inspirational.
And faith based lyrics but it also had an edge to it.
And I loved that and I definitely have a lot more edge.
But it's it's going to be a front right and excited to see.
Where where my music kind of winds up.
-- at being parents -- -- to be unique.
Yes well we're excited to -- him and I decided on one last note to ask you happy auditions.
Extremely happy because they don't remember -- in our memory almost we're not even there just to hang out with your system.
This is the -- -- and that she dragged me in with the judges and and animated perhaps seven.
Think it's crazy so blessed event -- -- -- went on offense for next season what do they tell them do it.
To your diet -- -- an experience I great well look forward to seeing -- next thing you -- much called syndicate for having me think.