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American Idol Season 11 revealed its finalists this evening. The eliminations, based on viewers’ votes, were announced rapidly, with groups of contestants facing the judges as host Ryan Seacrest dramatically shares their fates. The following contestants were sent home after two long emotional hours:

Chase Likens

Hallie Day

Adam Brock 

Baylie Brown

Chelsea Sorrell 

Aaron Marcellus Sanders

Creighton Fraker

Haley Johnsen

Eben Franckewitz

Jen Hirsh

Reed Grimm 

Brielle Von Hugel



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