“American Idol” has been busy cutting down the number of contestants over the course of Hollywood week and they have finally reached a decision leaving us with the coveted top 40…20 ladies and 20 gentlemen! According to People.com a female hasn’t won the show since Jordin Sparks in 2007! So perhaps this could be the year of the women! This year brings us 4 contestants that may bring a country flare to the show!
Janelle Arthur: 22 years old from Tennessee
Paul Jolley: 22 years old from Tennessee
Kree Harrison: 22 years old from Texas
Jimmy Smith: 25 years old from Tennessee
While Rachel Hale hasn’t really been singing country songs, she is a southern girl with a tone to her voice that would be well suited for country music. I wouldn’t be surprised if we saw her explore the genre a bit more over the course of the show.
Next week the stakes get higher and things continue to progress as the contestants head to Vegas to perform…the pressure is ON!
People.com reported the names of all of the Top 40 and we have that listed below (click Read More)!
Top 20 Women
Jenny Beth Willis
Top 20 Men
Curtis Finch, Jr.
Gurpreet Singh Sarin
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