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[02/13/14 - 09:09 PM]
Top Semi-Finalists Announced on "American Idol XIII"
Look for episodes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8:00/7:00c all next week.

[via press release from FOX]

MEET YOUR TOP SEMI-FINALISTS!

AMERICAN IDOL XIII "Rush Week" Begins Next Week with Three-Night LIVE Event

Find Out if Neco Starr or Ben Briley Gets Final Spot When America's Vote is Revealed, Tuesday, February 18

Top Girls Perform on Tuesday, February 18; Top Guys Perform on Wednesday, February 19; Top 13 Finalists Announced, Thursday, February 20, on FOX

After the toughest Hollywood week in IDOL history, only 31 singers remain in the competition. Judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr, revealed which 31 singers - 15 girls and 16 guys - they believe have what it takes to be a megastar. However two guys - Neco Starr and Ben Briley - are in jeopardy and America votes tonight on who will get the final spot!

The semi-finalists include:

GIRLS AGE CITY/STATE GUYS AGE CITY/STATE
Bria Anai 16 Lithonia, GA Malcolm Allen 21 Wrightsville, AR
Andrina Brogden 19 Fargo, ND Ben Briley 24 Gallatin, TN
Kenz Hall 17 Draper, UT Jordan Brisbane 16 Savannah, GA
Jena Irene 17 Farmington Hills, MI C.J. Harris 23 Jasper, AL
Jillian Jensen 21 Rochester, MA Ethan Harris 20 Garrattsville, NY
Jessica Meuse 23 Slapout, AL Caleb Johnson 22 Asheville, NC
Brandy Neelly 19 Louisville, KY Spencer Lloyd 19 Bryant, AR
MK Nobilette 20 San Francisco, CA George Lovett 24 Baltimore, MD
Briana Oakley 17 Antioch, CA Briston Maroney 16 Knoxville, TN
Kristen O'Connor 24 Sebastian, FL Alex Preston 20 Mont Vernon, NH
Emily Piriz 18 Orlando, FL Dexter Roberts 22 Fayette, AL
Majesty Rose 21 Goldsboro, NC Neco Starr 22 Atlanta, GA
Marrialle Sellars 18 Indianapolis, IN Casey Thrasher 23 Tuscaloosa, AL
Malaya Watson 16 Southfield, MI Maurice Townsend 26 Grand Rapids, MI
Austin Wolfe 17 Park City, UT Sam Woolf 17 Bradenton, FL
Emmanuel Zidor 24 Miami, FL

Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, AMERICAN IDOL XIII continues next week with a special three-night event called "Rush Week," including two nights of live performances and the season's first LIVE results show - with special wild card picks by the judges. Also, in a new twist, not every semi-finalist will get a chance to perform. It will be up to the judges to decide which 10 of the 15 girl semi-finalists and which 10 of the 15 guy semi-finalists earn a spot on the performance shows, while the remaining five girls and five guys are sent home. On Tuesday, Feb. 18 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live /PT tape-delayed), the results of America's vote on which guy - Neco Starr or Ben Briley - will get the final spot in the Top 30 will be revealed. Also, Randy Jackson returns as in-house mentor, and the Top 15 girls will take the brand-new stage designed by award-winning designer Baz Halpin. On Wednesday, Feb. 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live /PT tape-delayed), the Top 15 guys will take the stage, trying to hold onto their spots as the stakes get higher.

Then on Thursday, Feb. 20 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top 10 finalists chosen by America - five girls and five guys - will be revealed, followed by the judges' wild card picks to round out 13 finalists in the first results show LIVE from Los Angeles.

Visit www.americanidol.com for interviews with the Top 31, as well as additional AMERICAN IDOL news.

AMERICAN IDOL is produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group. The series was created by Simon Fuller and is executive produced by Simon Fuller, Cecile Frot-Coutaz, Trish Kinane, Per Blankens, Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager. "Like" AMERICAN IDOL on Facebook at facebook.com/AmericanIdol. Follow the series on Twitter @AmericanIdol and join the discussion using #idol. See photos and videos on Instagram by following @AmericanIdol. Download the AMERICAN IDOL app for iOS devices from the App StoreSM; and for Android devices at Google PlayTM Store.** Data rates may apply for app download and usage.





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