And so the latest rush on American Idol comes to an end. Tonight's episode (February 20) announced the Top 13 of Season 13 and we could barely keep up with Ryan Seacrest's announcements! First came the top ten picks America voted in after watching the four hours of performances that played out Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Those lucky ten were:


Then came the wildcards. From the remaining ten contestants, the judges — Harry Connick, Jr., Keith Urban, and Jennifer Lopez — picked five to compete for three wildcard spots. These weren't the grand performances of previous nights, however. Each contestant only had seconds to sing before the judges gave their critiques. The five potential wildcards were:


This means the following contestants were left sitting on the coach, with no chance to sing for their lives and they were soon joined by the two other contestants who didn't earn a wildcard. (Those three spots went to CJ Harris, Jena Irene Asciutto, and Kristen O'Connor). The folks going home tonight were:

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