C.J. Harris was eliminated from American Idol on Thursday night.
The 23-year-old from Jasper, Alabama, received the fewest number of votes this week. He had fallen into the bottom two with Jessica Meuse .
After the results were announced, C.J. reprised his rendition of Marshall Tucker Band 's "Can't You See" from the "movies"-themed performance show last month. With tears in his eyes, he then hugged his mother on the stage.
When Ryan Seacrest asked him for his fondest memory from his time on the show, C.J. said, "I just met some amazing people."
C.J. received a lukewarm response from the judges Wednesday night following his performances of The Guess Who 's "American Woman" and Zac Brown Band 's "Whatever It Is."
The competition resumes next Wednesday night on Fox with the top five.
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