American Idol Top 16 Revealed, Top 12 and Wildcard Twist Announced

American Idol Season 14 has revealed the Top 16 contestants competing for a spot in the Top 12 next week!


On Wednesday and Thursday, eight girls and eight guys made it through to the Top 16 after receiving the highest votes from the public.

American Idol Season 14 Top 16 are: Daniel Seavey, Mark Andrew, Rayvon Owen, Adam Ezegelian, Clark Beckham, Nick Fradiani, Qaasim Middleton, Quentin Alexander, Adanna Duru, Alexis Gomez, Joey Cook, Loren Lott, Maddie Walker, Sarina Joi-Crowe, Jax and Tyanna Jones.

Next week, the Top 16 will be trimmed down to 10 — five guys and five girls. To complete the Top 12, judges Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban will name two Wild Cards to fill the remaining two seats.

The Top 12 will then perform for the votes of America reprising the song they sing during the Auditions.

On Thursday (March 12), the results of the public vote will be revealed. One contestant will be sent home and the Top 11 will move to the next round of the competition.

The following Thursday (March 19),  American Idol will start the new once-per-week schedule, where the elimination process and the live performances will be in one night show.

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