A new crop of talent has been chosen and tonight, the American Idol Season 14 Top 12 guys will hit the stage for the first of several grueling weeks of live performances. Except they won't be doing it in Hollywood! 

The judges and contestants--and Ryan Seacrest, of course--have hit the road! Tonight's performances are coming to us from Detroit, Michigan.

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Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. selected the Top 24 contestants for American Idol Season 14 last night.

Did your favorite(s) make the final cut? Click through the final two dozen hopefuls below and let it sink in: One of these men or women will be crowned the next American Idol!

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The remaining contestants of American Idol Season 14 are making the trek down the road from Hollywood's Orpheum Theatre to the House of Blues. There they'll perform one final time for the judges.

Some will learn their fates immediately and some will be left to wait anxiously. 

Posted in: Ryan Seacrest

With the manufactured and unnecessary pressures of group day behind them, the American Idol Season 14 contestants are gearing up for another sleepless night before a day spent singing for their spot in the Top 48. 

It's the final round of solo auditions and the heat is on!

Posted in: Ryan Seacrest

Group round continues on American Idol Season 14 Episode 11! The judges are separating the men from the crybabies in hopes that we'll arrive at the best Top 24 we've ever seen. 

That's not likely to happen since we've been doing this for FOURTEEN YEARS now, but hey, it'll probably be better than the crop from the Nicki-Mariah season so there's that.

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American Idol Season 14 Hollywood Week continues with eliminations and the moment we've all been waiting for. GROUP ROUND. 

Okay, so I've been waiting for Group Round. It's the most manufactured point in all of Hollywood week and its only purpose is to push contestants to the brink of exhaustion, tears, and vomiting. Yes, vomiting. 

Posted in: Reality TV

It's about to get real for the contestants of American Idol Season 14. From across the country, hopefuls will descend on Hollywood for the next round of competition. 

They'll sing. They'll cry. They'll collapse from exhaustion. Many will be eliminated. And from these will emerge our Top 24. 

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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]