American Idol Results: 2016 Top 24 Contestants Revealed

American Idol results revealed the Top 24 contestants as the Showcase Round concluded with full house performances and gave us the American Idol 2016 Top 24 who will compete for the final season 15 title.

American Idol 2016 Top 24 Contestants
American Idol 2016 Top 24 Contestants – Source: FOX

These results were initially leaked as spoilers thanks to TIP and now FOX has made them official with the Final Judgment “Green Mile” episode this week.

Coming off the Top 51 results we knew who was competing in the excellent Showcase Round which just aired this week at the Dolby Theatre where Idol judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr. had the difficult choice of cutting more than half of these singers from the competition.

Unlike past seasons, there’s no chance of return for the eliminated singers and the loss will weigh even heavier than other years. For the rest of them though, they are now one step closer to achieving their dream and becoming the next and final American Idol.

Update: Elimination results reveal who was cut from the Top 24 to join the Season 15’s Top 14 list of singers.

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American Idol 2016 Top 24:


Adam Lasher
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CJ Johnson
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Dalton Rapattoni
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James Dawson VIII
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Jordan Sasser
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Kory Wheeler
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Lee Jean
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MacKenzie Bourg
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Manny Torres
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Thomas Stringfellow
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Trent Harmon
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Amelia Eisenhauer
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Avalon Young
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Emily Brooke
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Gianna Isabella
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Jeneve Rose Mitchell
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Jenna Renae
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Jenn Blosil
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La'Porsha Renae
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Olivia Rox
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Shelbie Zora
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Sonika Vaid
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Stephany Negrete
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Tristan McIntosh
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  1. AI can only hope they can find a winner nearly as good as the Voice’s Jordan Smith. He overtook Adele’s Hello with the Freddie Mercury song on iTunes this week. My prediction for next Monday: Jordan sings Hello and overtakes Adele on iTunes with her own song. Twitter feeds: better than the original!

    • Jordan doesn’t have artistry and good luck to his recording history… If your looking for a similar contestant to Jordan it would be Jordan Sasser

      • So he’s fat (like Adele) but a man can get away with it, but Adele hasn’t done too bad with her blubber and F bomb profanity. LOL

      • Note: young artists trying to emulate already “MADE IT” singers like Adele or for that matter Jlo, hear them use profanity and think it’s cute and do the same “BEFORE THEY MAKE IT” thus somewhat hindering their chances to be the same singing star.

    • Note: Adele has a NBC show directly after the Monday Voice, so may not hear Jordan do Adele’s Hello.

    • I think i saw jordan smith auditioned in front of clay aiken in episode 1 and dont get pass through to the judges. Better see it to clarify.

  2. What an interesting curation of female contestants. Huge amount of talent and creative edge on that side. How much recruiting was involved, I wonder? The other side is almost entirely boring WGW, with only a couple of interesting exceptions. AI wants its final winner to be a woman. Can’t wait! I like Amelia, Dalton, Jenn, and Jeneve.

  3. Does any one remember Sonika Vaid on the voice? She didn’t make it then and she wont make it now!

  4. I hope that Amelia Eisenhauser is eliminated quickly. She is very entitled; she’s had several interviews at a radio station in my town and to hear her and her mother talk, she was “recruited” by AI and she has made comments such as she can’t say how far she gets but she does pretty good and that she and her family, who moved to Nashville to expand their musical careers, “Yeah, we’re kinda a big thing” when people talk about how she’s won local singing contests, etc. What she describes as quirky is coming across as arrogance, in *my* opinion. I just don’t care for her.
    Shelbie Z is walking the fine line between confidence and cockiness, too, in my opinion.
    Tristan McIntosh, right now, is where my votes will be going.

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