- credit The Hollywood Reporter
Season 11 alum Colton Dixon will make a triumphant return to the American Idol stage on the March 28 results show, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
The season 11 favorite will perform during the March 28 results show -- and may do something "special" for season 12 competitor Angie Miller.“I am going to be on next week, which is crazy,” Dixon tells THR. “It is coming up so fast."
Dixon, who is on the road as an opening act for Third Day promoting his CD A Messenger, says he is excited to return to the show but would not divulge which song he will be performing.
“I can’t,” he says. “They will kill me if I did. Let's just say there is going to be a lot of energy on stage."
Energy? As in plenty of “Noise,” to coin a title from the 21-year old Mufreesboro,Tenn. singer’s debut CD?
“You’ll have to wait and see,” he says.
Dixon adds that he is looking forward to seeing familiar faces such as Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest again and wants to “shake Keith Urban’s hand." However, he is especially eager to see Angie Miller, who covered his song “Never Gone” on the show. After Miller performed the single, its weekly sales jumped from a couple of hundred to 9,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The Massachusetts native was a fan of Dixon when he competed on season 11 and paid homage to her Idol with a YouTube cover of the song last year.
“I saw that with a buddy of mine several months ago. I commented on it, and said it was great,” he said. “I had no idea she was trying out for Idol."
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