Chelsee Oaks, 23, Nashville, TN Rob Bolin, 23, Nashville, TN No! Sadly, Rob and Chelsee were both booted during Hollywood Week. But we're still hoping the two reconcile and sing more beautiful duets together.
Emma Henry, 15, Littleton, CO No! The judges reluctantly gave Emma a Hollywood Ticket during the Milwaukee auditions. Unfortunately, she didn't have what it took to continue in the competition. But at just 15, Emma has plenty of time to audition again!
After a grueling four weeks of auditions we've finally made it to Hollywood Week! Expect tears, acapella performances, and brutal eliminations during these next few episodes. The judges are whittling down the 300+ hopefuls and choosing the final Top 40 contestants. But what about the fate of our hometown faves? Will James Durbin rise above his difficult past and take American Idol by storm? Will Jovany Baretto return to Louisiana empty-handed?
From John Wayne Schulz to Julie Zorrilla, we've got the leaked list of American Idol's Top 40 contestants. Find out who made it through and who got booted on Hollywood Week! Warning: Spoilers ahead!
Ashley Sullivan, 25, Belchertown, MA No! Quirky Ashley dreamed of being "the first show-tune pop star" and shed a few tears before the the judges gave her a Hollywood ticket out of pity. Sadly, Ashley's waterworks weren't enough to get to her the Top 40.
Chris Medina, 26, Nashville, TN Yes! Chris Medina had one of the most heartbreaking back stories in Idol history. But Chris and his fiancee Julianna will have something to smile about — he's made it to the Top 40!
Tiwan Strong, 28, Racine, WI Yes! Tiwan is heading to the American Idol Top 40!
Victoria Huggins, 16, Lumberton, NC No! This perky teen won over Steven Tyler in the New Jersey auditions. Unfortunately, Victoria was cut during Hollywood Week.
Travis Orlando, 16, Brooklyn, NY No! Okay, this actually makes us sad. We so wanted to see Travis on American Idol!
Thia Megia, 15, Mountain House, CA Yes! Thia's killer pipes got her through Hollywood Week and into the next round of competition.
Steve Beguhn, 27, Rice Lake, WI No! Looks like Steve will have to back to being an accountant. He was booted during Hollywood Week!
Molly DeWolf, 22, Washington, DC No! It's back to the White House for Molly. Luckily, she still has Randy's slap to remember him by.
Naima Adedapo, 25, Milwaukee, WI Yes! Count on Naima to bring her own unique style as she competes as a Top 40 contestant.
Paris Tassin, 23, Slidell, LA No! So sad! Paris will be cut from Hollywood Week and return home to her daughter this season.
Rachel Zevita, 21, New York, NY Yes... sort of! Rachel made it to the Top 40, but it's rumored that she either quit or was disqualified during the competition. We'll give you the juicy details as we get them.
Robbie Rosen, 16, Merrick, Long Island, NY Yes! Get used to this talented teen: Robbie made it through Hollywood Week!
Scotty McCreery, 16, Garner, NC Yes! Scotty has crooned his way through Hollywood Week and into the American Idol Top 40.
Clint Jun Gamboa, 26, Long Beach, CA Yes! Clint can leave the karaoke business for good! He's still in the running on American Idol.
Brett Loewenstern, 16, Boca Raton, FL Yes! Get ready to fall in love with this adorkable redhead teen. Brett makes it through Hollywood Week!