American Idol introduced viewers Thursday night to the Top 10 contestants chosen by vote, plus the judges' three wild card picks. In one round, 11 singers – including Brett Loewenstern, Robbie Rosen, Clint Jun Gamboa – were sent home. We now have the 13 official American Idol Season 10 contestants.
American Idol Top 12: While some of the American Idol men struggled their first night before a live audience, Jacob Lusk, Casey Abrams, and Scotty McCreery deliver solid performances. And, Idol adds online vote to America's ballot options.
America Idol's Top 24 were revealed Thursday night, and early favorites such as Casey Abrams and Lauren Alaina did well. But America's 15-year-old sweetheart, Jacee Badeaux, is sent home in the final double elimination.
The two secret weapons of Season 10 on American Idol are not Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez, but Casey Abrams and Lauren Alaina.
American Idol's group auditions are a grueling test of character as much as talent. But the 15 and 16-year-olds, including Jaycee Badeaux, prove that they have staying power.
American Idol early favorites – Chris Medina, Lauren Alaina, and Casey Abrams – made it a step closer to becoming Season 10's American Idol.
For American Idol, Los Angeles was a breeding ground of bizarre auditions, including the performance by Matt Frankel. Thankfully a few contestants, such as the Guitierrez brothers, saved LA's reputation as a city of artists.