American Idol 2012 Top 24 contestants revealed, with a twist by adding 1 (Complete List)

By on Feb 24, 2012 in Entertainment, Music, Television, United States Comments

Updated: March 2, 2012 11:35 a.m.

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The names of the American Idol 2012 (Season 11) Top 24 contestants were revealed on Thursday, February 23, 2012, but with a twist, with the complete list available below.

As featured at Fox on Thursday, the American Idol 2012 Top 24 contestants for this season were formally completed that night but the three judges decided to add one more to make them the Top 25 semi-finalists.

Apparently, 14 out of the 24 contestants were revealed on Wednesday episode while the remaining 10 spots were filled in on Thursday night, completing the American Idol Season 11 Top 24 semifinalists.

Nevertheless, show host Ryan Seacrest revealed that one male will be added to join the 24 and will be chosen from David Leathers Jr, Jermaine Jones, Johnny Keyser and Richie Law, which were preciously cut from among the 40 Idol contestants.

Meanwhile, the Top 13 male will compete with each other on Tuesday, February 28 and the Top 12 females will be on Wednesday; while the elimination night will be on Thursday, March 1.

Below is the complete list of the name of the American Idol 2012 Top 24 contestants, along with their ages and where they came from.

Related posts: Performances of American Idol 2012 Top 12 Boys and Top 12 Girls



American Idol Season 11 Top 24 contestants
Image Credit: Ohmypia/IDF

Top 12 Boys

1. Adam Brock, 27, Washington, Pennsylvania
2. Eben Franckewitz, 15, Loveland, Ohio
3. Heejun Han, 22, Queens, New York City
4. Deandre Brackensick, 17, San Jose, California
5. Aaron Marcellus, 27, Atlanta, Georgia
6. Reed Grimm, 26, Ellsworth, Wisconsin
7. Creighton Fraker, 28, Queens, New York City
8. Phillip Phillips, 21, Leesburg, Georgia
9. Joshua Ledet, 19, Los Angeles, California
10. Jeremy Rosado, 19, Valrico, Florida
11. Colton Dixon, 20, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
12. Chase Likens, 21, Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Top 12 Girls

1. Elise Testone, 28, Charleston, South Carolina
2. Haley Johnson, 23, Beaverton, Oregon
3. Shannon Magrane, 16, Tampa, Florida
4. Baylie Brown, 22, Krum, Texas
5. Hallie Day, 24, Baltimore, Maryland
6. Jessica Sanchez, 16, San Diego, California
7. Jen Hirsh, 25, Agoura Hills, California
8. Chelsea Sorrell, 23, Stokesdale, North.Carolina
9. Skylar Laine, 18, Brandon, Mississippi
10. Erika Van Pelt, 26, South Kingstown, Rhode Island
11. Brielle Von Hugel, 17, New York
12. Hollie Cavanagh, 18, McKinney, Texas



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