After all the heartbreaks last week during Las Vegas week we are finally here! Tonight American Idol returns for part 1 of the Final Judgment and Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler are going to have tough choices to make tonight as they begin the process of elmination. I can’t imagine having to hold that many peoples futures in my hand just by deciding who advances to the semifinals.
The contestants left now are going to have to sing their hearts out in order to make it to the semifinals of the show. Unfortunately some will have to go home but the lucky ones that are left are going to join the semifinals. Who will be the lucky finalists?
The top 24 contestants have already been leaked well in advance of tonight’s show, but we need that official confirmation. As true fans of the show, we will be providing you with the best coverage out there.
Good Luck to all of the contestants tonight!!! Join us for the full recap of the show, as it airs at 8PM EST! Stay tuned for our up-to-the-minute coverage and don’t miss out!
Tonight we begin with the 42 contestants left that are going to attempt to make an impression on the judges. They are staying at the Wynn Hotel and they will be picking 12 girls and 12 guys to advance forward.
The first contestant up is Jen Hirsh, 25, sang her heart out on solo to try and get to the finals. As she sits in front of the judges they infor her that she made it to the final 24! She is soo happy!
Next up is Creighton Fraker and he sings his heart out once again for a final spot. He sings “A New York State Of Mind”! As he sits in front of the judges they decide his future! The decision is he is in the top 24! He made it to the finals.
Lauren Gray is the next contestant to find out her fate. She comes to the judges to find out her fate. The judges chose to sack her. She did not make it to the final 24!
Joshua Ledet is up to the judges next and does he have what it takes to compete as one of the 24? The judges say……….. YES!!! He is one of the 24 finalists! He is beyond excited!
Naomi Gillies and Blair are on their way out! They do not make it to the final 24!
Haley Johnsen is on her way to the judges circle to find out her fate. The decision is going to the top 24! She is ecstatic!
Niko Star is the next one up to find out whether he advances to the finals. He enters the judges circle and their choice is No! He won’t make it to the final 24!
Clayton Farhat is another No. River St James did not make it either. Caleb Johnson is another one out!
Elise Testone is the next one up to find out whether she will make it the finals. As she heads to the judges circle she is very nervous awaiting the decision. The judges come back with YES!!! She moves on to the top 24! She made it!
Reed Grimm is going to walk the dark hallway to the judges circle where he will find out whether he has what it takes to make it to the final 24. The judges are ready to provide the answer to the question. He walks in all smiles. YES!! It made it to the finals! He dances back to the waiting room!
Erika Van Pelt is the next one up to get the judges final vote! As she approaches the final circle for the decision she is very nervous! The judges decide that due to yesterdays performance she get the vote of YES! She makes it to the top 24! She is crying she is soo happy!
Chelsea Sorrel is on her way to the judgment circle. The decision is YES!!! She is going on to TOP 24!!! She hugs all three of them! She is soo excited!
Baylie Brown is up to the circle next. Will she be able to make it to the Top 24? The answer to that is….. YES!!! She is on her way to TOP 24!! She looks like she is going to pass out. She almost runs down the hallway back to the waiting room.
Next up is Richie Law, the cowboy with a bad attitude and he is on his way to the judgment circle. The judges decide……….. No. He didn’t make it to the Top 24! He bows out nicely!
Heejun Han is up to the chopping block next. Will be able to make it? The judges are ready to tell him their answer. As Heejun travels the dark walk way to the circle he is sweating…. The judges tell him YES!!! He is on his way to the TOP 24!! He is speechless and crying!
Jessica Sanchez, 16, is heading to the judgment circle for the final decision. Will she make the cut? She sits in front of the three people who will make the decision of her life and they chose to………. wait for it………. YES!!! She makes it to the top 24! She is crying and snotting all over!
Phil Phillips is going to be heading up to the decision circle next and he is worried about the outcome. He feels like it didn’t go the way he wanted it to. As he sits in front of the judges he begins to sweat it out. The decisions comes and it’s YES!!! He made it to the TOP 24!! Did anyone really doubt it? He is soo excited!
Colton Dixon is next up to the circle. Will he meet the same fate as his sister and be sent home now? The judges are ready to state their final decision. He made it to the Top 24!!! His sister will be proud! His family is soo happy and proud!
Brielle Von Hugel is up next and she is IN!!! She goes to the TOP 24!
The last one for the night is Adam Brock and he is very emotional while he awaits the judges decision for his future. The judges come back with a commerical and now we will have to wait till tomorrow to find out whether Adam makes it or not !
See you tomorrow night!
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