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…