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Meet the 'American Idol XIV' top 24 semifinalists

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Sat, Feb 21st 2015 01:40 am
`American Idol XIV`: Pictured, from left, are Judges, Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. at the `Idol Showcase` inside the House of Blues. (FOX photo by Michael Becker).
"American Idol XIV": Pictured, from left, are Judges, Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. at the "Idol Showcase" inside the House of Blues. (FOX photo by Michael Becker).

"American Idol" auditions came to a dramatic end Thursday, as judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. revealed their remaining picks for the top 24 semifinalists. It will now be up to America to vote for their favorites as the semifinalists head to Detroit for the first voting shows of the season.

Next week, for the first time ever, from the stage of The Fillmore Detroit theater, the top 12 guys - Quentin Alexander, Mark Andrew, Clark Beckham, Riley Bria, Trevor Douglas, Adam Ezegelian, Nick Fradiani, Qaasim Middleton, Rayvon Owen, Daniel Seavey, Michael Simeon and Savion Wright - will perform for the judges and America's vote Wednesday, Feb. 25 (8-9:01 p.m. ET/PT).

On Thursday (8-9 p.m. ET/PT), the top 12 girls - Shannon Berthiaume, Joey Cook, Sarina-Joi Crowe, Adanna Duru, Alexis Gomez, Lovey James, Jax, Tyanna Jones, Loren Lott, Shi Scott, Maddie Walker and Katherine Winston - get their turn to impress America.

On Wednesday, March 4 (8 p.m.), host Ryan Seacrest will reveal which eight guys will move forward with one more chance to sing for America's vote and secure a spot as a top finalist. On Thursday, March 5 (8 p.m.), the eight girls who received the highest votes will perform. On Wednesday, March 11 (8 p.m.), the top 12 finalists - six guys and six girls - will be revealed from Los Angeles.

Starting next week, viewers at home will have five ways to vote for their favorite singer, including voting online at AmericanIdol.com; via the FOX NOW App; via Google Search; via text messaging; and via toll-free calling when the "American Idol" vote window opens at the top of the show. All voting rules and frequently asked questions will be available beginning Wednesday on americanidol.com

All episodes of the current season of "American Idol XIV" are available on FOX NOW and Fox on Demand to subscribers of participating pay-TV services. To learn more about FOX NOW, visit www.foxnow.com.

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