'American Idol' FOX Season 13 Reveals Top 13 Contestants, Watch Them Picked Here (VIDEO)
"American Idol" Season 13 on FOX has narrowed their contestants down to the Top 13. Tens of thousands of hopefuls auditioned for the popular singing competition over the last several months, some made it to Hollywood and now they finally are down to the Top 13 on Thursday night.
They started out with 20 contestants, the Top 10 were named and then five of the remaining 10 were given the opportunity to sing for their lives. From those, judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. picked their three favorites to be their "wild cards." Here is the list...
The "American Idol" Top 13:
Jena Irene (wild card)
Kristen O'Connor (wild card)
C.J. Harris (wild card)
"American Idol" is hosted by Ryan Seacrest, featuring judges Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez, and Keith Urban, along with in-house mentor Randy Jackson, the series empowers contestants and viewers to share their voices in deciding who will be America's next singing superstar.
Contestants are competing for a major recording contract with 19 Recordings and the "American Idol" title. Past winners Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Barrino, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, David Cook, Kris Allen, Lee DeWyze, Scotty McCreery Phillip Phillips, and Candice Glover, as well as fan-favorites Jennifer Hudson, Adam Lambert, Chris Daughtry, and Katharine McPhee, have all become household names and made their marks on the recording industry.