LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Savion Wright, of Jasper, did not advance into American Idol's top 16 live shows.
On Wednesday night, Wright was eliminated from the singing competition after making it to the top 12 boys.
He took to Facebook to write: "Once again I didn't make it. Again, I'm grateful for the experience and just like last year I'll learn from it… Thanks so much American Idol." He also congratulated his fellow competitors for advancing to the top 8.