by Hilton Hater at

Well, they can't all be potential winners.

With American Idol contestants Kree Harrison and Candice Glover setting the impressive tone on the first live audition show of Season 12 last night, Zoanette Johnson took to the Fox stage and set... something else.

She botched her lyrics. She looked lethargic. She wore very short shorts.

It all resulted in a disastrous cover of Tina Turner that left Keith Urban with only one thing to praise: Johnson's "exhibitionism."

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by Hilton Hater at

Will a woman finally break the hold men have had over American Idol over the past few seasons?

If so, it will come down to one of these 10 women, all of whom have advanced to the Season 12 semifinals.

There's the early front-runner (Candice Glover). There's the most polarizing contestant since Adam Lambert (Zoanette Johnson) - and there are 8 others.

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So with viewer voting set to begin in a few days, we want to know: WHICH AMERICAN IDOL WOMAN IS YOUR EARLY FAVORITE?

 

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by Hilton Hater at

American Idol Season 12 has named its 20 semifinalists.

And it looks like one of them will be the most polarizing contestant since Adam Lambert.

Along with Candice Glover, Janelle Arthur and 7 others, Zoanette Johnson has moved on to the Top 10, with the judges on Wednesday night gushing over her theatrical rendition of The Lion King's "Circle of Life."

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by Hilton Hater at

And then there were 15.

American Idol narrowed down its Season 12 field some more last night, as 10 women sang for five spots.

In the end, half were eliminated and we were left with the 10 total female semifinalists - a quintet from last Wednesday mixed with these  Sudden Death survivors - who will battle it out next week on the first live shows of the season.

Follow all that? Let's just move on to the ladies who will be moving on, shall we?

Scroll down for their identities, for the song that helped them advance and, of course, to debate their merits as Season 12 semifinalists...

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