American Idol Semifinalists: Sort of Unveiled!

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American Idol rounded out its season 11 semifinalists last night. Almost.

A night after making the dreams of 14 contestants come true, Randy, Steven and J. Lo went through the same process again here, listening to a few final auditions before making their selections. So, who advanced to the top 24? And how is it now the top 25? Read on...

Adam Brock - who concluded Wednesday night by crying "I have to sing. It's where my joy comes from. It's how I know God blessed me." - is in.

So is Jeremy Rosado (above), who gave the judges no choice after his final chance to impress them.

Shannon Magrane may have forgot some lyrics in the group round, but she promised not to let the panel down after it gave her a pass.

Skylar Laine, Hallie Day and Chase Likens: All in, all briefly shown receiving the news.

Aaron Marcellus, who advanced to the top 40 last season, was told he's not gone a step farther.

Deandre Brackensick and his curls were told by Lopez: "We could see your confidence had grown. We could see your voice had grown. We'd be crazy, crazy people if we didn't ask you to be in the top 24."

Hollie Cavanagh was called out with Ariel Sprague and Shelby Tweten and awkwardly told she had advanced.

Similarly, Eeben Franckewitz was informed of his positive fate while seated next to friend David Leathers, Jr.

And then came the twist: Ryan Seacrest announced that one of Jermaine Jones, Johnny Keyser, Richie Law or Leathers Jr. WOULD be among the semifinal men singing on Tuesday night. Which will it be?

Tune in then to find out, of course.


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]