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Last night’s American Idol was billed as the “best of the rest.” So we expected a handful of solid singers, many of whom would move on to Hollywood and even a few that have already been named as part of this season’s final 24, according to our American Idol spoilers.

We weren’t disappointed.

A quartet of contestants that auditioned last night are rumored to make it far this season. We’ve highlighted a pair below:

Maddie Poppe Wins American Idol
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Danny Noriega: This talent advanced to Hollywood last season, but was never heard from again. He hopes to be singing a different tune this year… literally! Danny admitted that nerves were his worst enemy a season ago, so check out his audition now to see if he’s conquered those skittish demons:

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Amy Davis: Might she be this year’s Antonella Barba? No, not because we’ve heard anything about Davis’ oral skills outside of singing, but because she’s a certified hottie! The former Nashville Star contestant can carry a tune, we guess, but her past modeling photos have us too distracted to tell.

Also advancing to Hollywood after last night: Chikezie Eze and Joanne Borgella.