Here's What the 'American Idol' Top 7 Are Performing For Their Mother's Day Dedication & Coldplay Song: Exclusive

Dave Meyers


Billboard has an exclusive first look at the list of songs the American Idol top seven will sing on Sunday night's (May 9) "Coldplay Songbook & Mother's Day Dedication" episode. The live two-hour episode will find the semifinalists performing a song dedicated to their loved ones in honor of Mother's Day, as well as a second tune from the Coldplay catalog.

The contestants -- Chayce Beckham, Caleb Kennedy, Grace Kinstler, Casey Bishop, Willie Spence, Hunter Metts and last season's returning aspirant Arthur Gunn -- will be mentored by Coldplay singer Chris Martin, with the band's leader also debuting the group's new single, "Higher Power" in a worldwide exclusive first performance.

"Higher Power," which will drop on Friday (May 7) is the first taste of Coldplay's as-yet-unnamed ninth album, which the've been teasing via a worldwide viral campaign under the guise of AlienRadio.

American Idol will air live coast-to-coast from 8 to 11 p.m. ET on ABC, and voting will start at the beginning of the episode, with the top five finalists revealed at the end of the show. Check out the track list below.

Arthur Gunn 

Coldplay: "In My Place"

Mother’s Day: "Simple Man" (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

Caleb Kennedy

Coldplay: "Violet Hill"

Mother’s Day: "Mama Said" (Caleb Kennedy)

Casey Bishop 

Coldplay: "Paradise"

Mother’s Day: "Ironic" (Alanis Morissette)

Chayce Beckham

Coldplay: "Magic"

Mother’s Day: "Mamma" (Chayce Beckham)

Grace Kinstler

Coldplay: "Fix You"

Mother’s Day: "When We Were Young" (Adele)

Hunter Metts 

Coldplay: "Everglow"

Mother’s Day: "The River" (Hunter Metts)

Willie Spence 

Coldplay: "Yellow"

Mother’s Day: "You Are So Beautiful" (Joe Cocker)