'American Idol' Unveils Top 24

Posted: February 25, 2011 01:35 AM

'American Idol' Unveils Top 24

On Thursday night, "American Idol" unveiled the full list of their Top 24 contestants who will face the live vote, beginning next week.

The contestants who will face the public vote are:
1] Karen Rodriguez - a New York native, who won her audition via MySpace.
2] Robbie Rosen - the teenager who bears a resemblance to "Saturday Night Live's" Andy Samberg.
3] TaTynisa Wilson - who sang out of tune during Hollywood Week and lost the lyrics for "I Hope You Dance," but got it together for her final performance.
4] Tim Halperin - the cutie from Fort Worth, Texas, who told Jennifer Lopez he had a crush on her.
5] Julia Zorrilla - the brunette whose parents fled Colombia in the '90s.
6] Scottie McCreery
7] Jovanny Barretto - who confessed his love of Marc Anthony songs during his audition.
8] Lauren Turner - the house cleaner from the New Orleans auditions.
9] Rachel Zevita - who missed out on being part of Season 6.
10] Kendra Chantelle - who moved Steven Tyler during Hollywood Week with her rendition of "Georgia On My Mind".
11] Jordan Dorsey - Music teacher who auditioned in New Orleans.
12] Lauren Aliana - the plucky teen with a rock 'n' roll voice, who sang "I Don't Wanna Miss A Thing" with Steven at her audition.
13] Stefano Langoni - the young man who recovered from an undisclosed accident in just four months, despite being told he'd probably never walk again.
14] Jacob Lusk - the guy with the majorly soulful pipes who Randy Jackson said gave the best ever performance on "Idol" - of "God Bless The Child"
15] Pia Toscano - the pretty brunette who previously made it to Hollywood Week in Season 6.
16] James Durbin - the Adam Lambert sound-alike, who has Tourettes and Aspergers.
17] Casey Abrams - the beardy gent, who played upright bass in his final round audition.
18] Thia Megia - the 15-year-old with a voice much bigger than her age, who auditioned in Milwaukee.
19] Brett Lowenstern - the redheaded teen, with a unique style and sense of individuality.
20] Naima Adedapo - who auditioned with a Donny Hathaway song in Milwaukee.
21] Clint Jun Gamboa - the karaoke host and R&B singer who kicked youngster Jacee Badeaux out of his group during Hollywood week.
22] Hailey Reinhart - who tried out with "Oh Darling" in Milwaukee.
23] Paul McDonald - who auditioned singing "Maggie May" in Nashville.
24] Ashton Jones - the young woman who stood out at Hollywood Week with "I'm Not Telling You."