American Idol Top 13 Finalists Revealed
Posted on Fri Mar 2, 2012 09:12 AM PDT

AI-2012-200.jpg LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - American Idol's Top 13 finalists have been chosen, leaving just a handful of hopefuls to battle it out on the Fox singing competition show.

Adding a twist to the eliminations, judges Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, and Steven Tyler each were given the chance to choose a "wild card" to put through to the next round.

Jackson chose to save Erica Van Pelt, while Lopez chose Jeremy Rosado and Tyler picked DeAndre Brackensick.

Among the remaining men are fan favorite Phillip Phillips, piano man Colton Dixon, and funnyman Heejun Han. As far as the women, still in the running are Hollie Cavanagh, Jessica Sanchez, Elise Testone, Skylar Laine, and Shannon Magrane.

AI returns Tuesday at 8/7c on FOX.

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