It took us longer than usual – because Hollywood week started taping later on a later date than past seasons – but our American Idol sources have come through yet again:
They’ve uncovered the names of most of the 24 season nine finalists.
Shockingly, General Larry Platt and his viral classic “Pants on the Ground” did not make the cut. But the following contestants did, and you’ll see them all in Hollywood on February 9:
Read on for the names of the female hopefuls that will be judged by Ellen DeGeneres and company in Hollywood.