"American Idol" eliminated 11 of its 24 remaining contestants on Thursday in its first results show of the 10th season ? find out who went home and tell us who you think will win the competition. Warning: Spoiler alert!
Thursday night's show, which aired at 8 p.m. ET, brought an "American Idol," there ended up being a Top 13, with each judge picking their final Wild Card contestants from the 14 singers who were voted off by America's 40 million voters.
The contesants who were eventually eliminated were Robbie Rosen, Clint Gamboa, Jordan Dorsey, Tatynisa Wilson, Julie Zorrilla, Kendra Chantelle, Tim Halperin, Lauren Turner, Brett Lowenstern, Rachel Zevita and Stephano Langone.
In the show's final moments the judges chose their Wild Cards. Randy Jackson picked Ashton Jones, Jennifer Lopez chose Stefano Langone and Steven Tyler gave Naima Adedapo another chance after saying, "I wish we could do all of them."
So the thirteen contestants who will be entering the next round of "American Idol" are Casey Abrams, Naima Adedapo, Lauren Alaina, James Durbin, Ashton Jones, Stefano Langone, Jacob Lusk, Scotty McCreery, Paul McDonald, Thia Megia, Haley Reinhart, Karen Rodriguez and Pia Toscano.
Pia Toscano earned the first standing ovation of the season for her cover of the Pretenders' song "I'll Stand By You" on Wednesday's episode, which featured performances by the 12 female contestants.
The episode also included Karen Rodriguez's bilingual rendition of Mariah Carey's "Hero" and Lauren Alaina's cover of Reba McEntire's "Turn on the Radio."
The 12 male singers left on the show performed on Monday's show. Paul McDonald sang Rod Stewart's "Maggie Mae," Jacob Lusk tackled Luther Vandross' "A House Is Not a Home" and Casey Abrams, who was recently hospitalized for stomach pain, performed a cover of "I Put A Spell On You" by Screamin' Jay Hawkins.
Thursday's show also marked the premiere of Lopez's new music video for her dance song, "On the Floor." It is the debut single from her seventh studio album, "Love?" which is set to hit stores on April 19. (The date was recently postponed, and was originally set for March 29).