Meet The Top 24 'American Idol' Finalists


Last night we came to learn the identities of the final 24 contestants to make the cut this season on American Idol, and chances are you'd like to become better acquainted with these talented boys and girls, one of which will become the next American superstar. 

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On Thursday, American Idol judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, and Randy Jackson narrowed the pool down to 12 men and 12 women (details here), but with a twist! One more male contestant will be given the chance to join the semi-finalists. Jermaine Jones, Johnny Keyser, Richie Law, and David Leathers will be given a second chance to take one more step forward towards their Idol dreams and join the rest of the pack on the musical journey.

A13th male contestant will be revealed next Tuesday (Feb. 28) and will then join the rest of the hopefuls during the show's first live event of the season. The 12 female contestants will then perform their first live performances on the following night.

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Until then, watch the video above and get to know the 24 semi-finalists eager to become your next American Idol!

Don't miss Idol, next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night on FOX.

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