The show’s producers previously announced that Arthur would perform two songs alongside a famous guest Sheryl Crow during the final on Sunday (May 23), but he was not at the show.
Here is the full list of performances announced before the show.
When Sheryl took the stage for a medley of “Every Day Is a Winding Road” and “If It Makes You Happy”, someone else was there with her.
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Graham DeFranco, which made its Top 16 debut this season and continued to appear in audiences on other episodes throughout the season, has made a big comeback in the series.
We do not know why Arthur was not at the show and nothing was explained on the air. If you didn’t know Arthur came in second place last year and it won the comeback contest which featured former contestants trying to earn a spot on the show. He was eliminated after this year’s Top 7.