Tonight, 3/3/2011, on American Idol we found out who made it into the top 13 and who gets cut. There were a few surprises this evening. Below is a list of the American idols who made it along with a short bio to trigger your memory. Locally you can view American Idol every Wednesday and Thursday on FOX. Please read on and view the slideshow, it will help you put a face to the names.
The night started out with 24 American Idols but only 10 would go through based on America’s votes. The 5 guys and 5 girls that made it are listed below. The second half of the results show was a wildcard show. The judges chose 6 of the 14 contestants that did not make it through. These 3 guys and 3 girls got a chance to perform one more time for the judges who would then get to pick 1 contestant to continue on the show. The 6 singers chosen to get a second chance were Ashthon Jones, Kendra Chantelle Campbell, Naima Adedapo, Stefano Langone, Jovany Barreto and Robbie Rosen. The judges saved Ashthon, Stefano and Naima.
The 13 singers, (there was supposed to be 12) who will be making through to American Idol’s top 13 are listed below. The links will take you to photos of the contestants.
1. Casey Abrams – 19 year old guy with a bluesy sounding voice from Colorado. He actually went to prom with Julie Zorilla who is also a season 10 finalist.
2. Haley Reinhart – 18 year old, curly haired blonde from Wheeling, IL. This is her second time trying out for American Idol.
3. Jacob Lusk – This guy will be featured in tonights show. AI hyped him a lot in the previews for the 2/23/2011 episode. He is from Los Angeles, California.
4. James Durbin – 21 year old father From Santa Cruz, California. His dad was a musician who died from a drug overdose. Diagnosed with Tourette’s and Asperger’s Syndrome when he was younger.
5. Karen Rodriguez – A Latin jazz singer.
6. Lauren Alaina Suddeth – 15 year old that was the last to audition in Nashville. After she made it through she sang “Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing” to her parents with Steven Tyler.
7. Paul McDonald – 25 year old bearded musician from Nashville that sang Maggie May.
8. Pia Toscano – 21 year old from New York, she tried out for season 6 and made it into the top 40 then too.
9. Scotty McCreery – 16 year old, deep voiced, country music singer that plays baseball from Garner North Carolina.
10. Thia Megia – 15 year old from California, she was on America’s Got Talent when she was 14.
Who was sent home tonight on American idol? These were the contestants who were cut tonight.
Clint Jun Gamboa
Jovany BarretoJulie Zorrilla
Kendra Chantelle Campbell