Once again, the performances were edited down, and some standouts weren’t even shown, so we can’t really do a legitimate recap, so let’s just take a look at the 40 contestants we will see perform in Hawaii.
American Idol 2020 Top 40 Announced
DemiRae “Demi” Moreno
Genavieve Linkowski (AI16 Hollywood Week)
Grace Leer (American Juniors Top 20)
Makayla Phillips (America’s Got Talent Season 13 Top 22)
Samantha “Sam” Diaz (A.K.A. Just Sam)
DeWayne Crocker, Jr. (B.E.T.’s Sunday Best: Race To The Stage Winner)
Dibesh Pokharel (A.K.A. Arthur Gunn)
Elyjuh René (The Voice U.S. Season 7 Top 20)
Nick Merico (Last Season Hollywood Week)
Rob Taylor (The Voice U.S. Season 8 Top 10)
Travis Finlay (Season 14 Hollywood Week)
Did any of your favorites not make the cut? It was sad to see Margie Mays and Jonny West get split up, but Margie says she will be rooting for her boyfriend all the way.
The American Idol 2020 Showcase rounds in Hawaii air next Sunday and Monday nights, and we will find out the Top 20 (or Top 24) at that time. Who are you rooting for?