'American Idol' Reveals Top Five

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Contestant Sam Woolf on-screen at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Contestant Jena Irene on-screen at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Contestant Alex Preston on-screen at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Host Ryan Seacrest onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: (L-R) Contestants Alex Preston and Jessica Meuse onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Becker/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Eliminated contestant C.J. Harris hugs mentor Randy Jackson onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: (L-R) Contestants Caleb Johnson and C.J. Harris onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Becker/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: (L-R) Contestants Caleb Johnson, Sam Woolf and C.J. Harris onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Becker/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Eliminated contestant C.J. Harris performs onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Eliminated contestant C.J. Harris (R) and judges Jennifer Lopez (L) and Keith Urban (C) onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Eliminated contestant C.J. Harris onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Eliminated contestant C.J. Harris (C) and the remaining 5 contestants onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Becker/FOX via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: (L-R) Contestants Jena Irene, Alex Preston and Jessica Meuse onstage at FOX's 'American Idol XIII' Top 6 to 5 Live Elimination Show on April 24, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Becker/FOX via Getty Images)
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Twenty-three-year-old CJ Harris from Jasper, Alabama, was emotional after his elimination and goodbye performance -- and so was everyone else in the room. His family came to the stage and expressed how proud they were of CJ and all he had accomplished. CJ said his fondest memory of the competition was the amazing people he met. But he'll get to hang out with them a lot this summer, when they all go on tour together.

'American Idol' Reveals Top Five

On "American Idol," the top five were revealed after an emotional elimination.
CarterMatt wasn't really surprised to CJ go -- saying he's been knocking on the door of elimination for weeks.

"From our vantage point, it was a no-brainer that Jessica should be saved. Her 'Jolene' wasn't our favorite, but she has been far and away the more consistent of the two."

And Hollywood Life agreed -- while CJ was lovable and talented, it was his time to go.

"CJ Harris is in the bottom to the surprise of exactly no one. Sorry, CJ... Everyone is very weepy; CJ is very well-loved. Even Jennifer Lopez is crying - but, to be fair, it doesn't seem to take much."
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