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Whoa, that reality television got real Thursday night (April 19)!
Media outlets and American Idol fans went bonkers when Colton Dixon got the boot. But Colton got a nice consolation prize—some love from the best-selling artist to ever appear on the show.
"Keep your head up!" Carrie Underwood urged Colton via Twitter . "You are SO amazingly talented! God has blessed you so much and will continue to do so!"