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Idol Chatter: Top 30 Almost
We have a Top 30....Almost
More tough cuts- as the judges need to narrow the contestants down to 15 girls and 15 guys. But they find that they have 16 guys for 15 spots...and one has to go. But they can't seem to make the decision. For the first time in Idol history-America will vote on who gets the last spot for the guys.
Ben Briley and Neco Star are the two guys that America will be voting for. They are completely different singers. Ben is pure country...no glitz and glam. And Neco has more of an R&B vibe--very flashy. Both have great voices-will be a tough decision.
Making the Top 30
Several contestants who just missed the cut last year are back and hoping this is their year to win it all!
Caleb Johnson- He has a big personality and really seems to have the confidence needed to survive the pressure that comes with the live shows. He brings a rock edge to the competition and a huge voice.
Briana Oakley- We've only gotten glimpses of her throughout the audition-but in the short segments we've seen of her, she stands out as one to watch. She was also cut last year--but the wait may be well worth it--Incredible voice.
First time contestant Kenzie Hall is only 15 years old but wowed the judges throughout the auditions with her performances. She makes it through to the top 30. But the excessive tears as she waits for her verdict shows us that inexperience and lack of confidence could lead to an early exit from the live shows.
As painful as it is for some of the contestants to get cut and have to wait until the following year--it often pays off in a big way. Last year, Candice Glover returned after being cut and won the whole competition.
Next Tuesday -the girls will perform, and we will find out whether Ben or Neco gets the last spot for the guys. By the end of next week, we should have the Top 13!
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